In the wake of recent increase in prisoner suicide, new research commissioned by the Harris Review on the views and experiences of prison staff suggests that identifying and managing vulnerable prisoners requires the building of staff-prisoner relationships, ‘knowing the prisoners and understanding what makes them tick’. However, prison staff say that this has been adversely affected by the need to deliver budgetary savings.
The hormones testosterone and cortisol may destabilise financial markets by making traders take more risks, according to a study published today in Scientific Reports.
Past research shows men find female faces more attractive at peak fertility. A new study shows an increased redness of women’s face skin at the most fertile point of ovulatory cycle, but just under the threshold for detectability, ruling out skin colouration as a driver of the attractiveness effect.
Over 5,000 miles separate Cambridge from Colombia. Yet an international event, hosted by the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Education, may have a meaningful impact on a drawn-out peace negotiation process that aims to put an end to over fifty years of uninterrupted conflict in the South American country.
The University has retained an excellence award which demonstrates its commitment to improving the working conditions and career development of research staff.