Professor Tarani Chandola, the author of a recent British Academy Policy Centre report, describes how stress at work has increased during the recession.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 17 (March 2011).
Stress at Work considers the stress caused by work, discussing not only the trends and determinants of work stress but also its costs to health, employers, the economy and wider society.
‘A medieval mêlée’. This issue shows the activities of the British Academy contributing to policy and other topical issues. There are also a range of articles with a medieval theme – drawing both on the British Academy’s ‘Medieval Week’ held in November 2010, and on the rich variety of longstanding British Academy Research Projects that produce resources for the study of medieval history. The issue concludes with some appreciations of the value of humanities and social sciences subjects.
On 10 November 2010, the British Academy’s International Engagement Day considered
‘The Role of Area Studies in Higher Education’. Liz Lightfoot gives a flavour of the discussion.