Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 07/06/2012 - 11:34

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Development gurus forced to eat humble pie

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 12/04/2012 - 16:06

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Sexual offences: it’s all in the counting rules

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 11/04/2012 - 14:23

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How many out there really study Shakespeare?

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 22/12/2011 - 12:35

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Childcare – the 19-minute myth

Today’s Daily Mail rediscovers  an entertaining myth it first promulgated in 2006 – that mothers who work spend just 19 minutes a day with their children.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 03/11/2011 - 16:06

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Giving Britain’s children a bad name

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 09/12/2010 - 14:22

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Do mothers’ mobiles beget badly-behaved babies?

To paraphrase Oscar Wilde, I never travel without my copy of the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 25/11/2010 - 16:25

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School sport: the scorer stands down

The annual survey that showed a fifth of British primary school children participating in circus skills is no more.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 26/10/2010 - 16:52

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Fishing for significance

Fish and the oils it contains are supposed to be good for mothers-to-be and their children.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 30/09/2010 - 14:49

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ADHD and genes: not so fast!

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disporder (ADHD) is a genetic disease, say today’s headlines. Is it?

Robert Whiston and Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 23/09/2010 - 15:16

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How many children are murdered in Britain every year?

Sharon Shoesmith, Haringey’s former Director of Children’s Services last week gave evidence before the parliamentary Education Committee.