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13 August 2021
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We're offering data science training for all our students 
We have launched a pioneering project offering all Essex students free data science training to improve their employability skills. Our 
Data Science for All course is thought to be the first of its kind in the UK.
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Funding for students wanting to study or work abroad
Essex students can apply for
funding to experience study or work opportunities around the world thanks to the University securing a grant from the Turing Scheme Higher Education Funding.
Awards for outstanding researchers
Dr Joanna Rzepa picked up the Outstanding Early Career Researcher in the Faulty of Humanities, and Professor Elisabeth Kelan was the Research Champion for the Faculty of Social Sciences at our annual awards event earlier this year.
Understanding the different types of narcissists
Dr Nikhila Mahadevan explains
what makes a narcissist tick in The Conversation.
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Mediation Clinic to launch
From September, a new clinic will allow law students to develop their professional skills in mediation while providing a vital community service.
Tougher drink drive laws haven't cut accidents
The introduction of a tougher drink drive limit in Scotland has had 'no effect' in cutting accidents according to a new study involving Professor Marco Francesconi, from our Department of Economics.
The relationship between big tech and policing
Dr Katerina Hadjimatheou from the Department of Sociology explores the problem and impact of commercial confidentiality in The Conversation.
The military's role in tackling COVID-19
There are signs that the deployment has helped make the forces more nimble and adaptable, says Dr Carlos Solar from the Department of Sociology in a blog first published by LSE. 
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Keeping our community secure
We strongly encourage everyone to follow
the latest government guidance and continue to wear masks and social distance where appropriate. If you test positive for COVID-19 you must inform your manager, Occupational Health or email the COVID-19 inbox
AURORA and Diversifying Leadership - apply now 
Four places are available on the
Aurora programme and Diversifying Leadership programme, Advance HE's leadership development initiative for women, aimed at addressing women's under representation in HE leadership. Find out more and apply online
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