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What’s in a name? A forward view of anonymity online

Drawing on legal, philosophical and historical evidence and interviews, this paper clearly articulates how online anonymity should be understood. It presents a model through which future settlements on online anonymity can be tested, presented in a way that is useful to both technologists and policymakers.
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Cancer costs: a 'ripple effect' analysis of cancer’s wider impact

This report aims to explore the multifaceted cost of cancer and documents the impact it has upon all the lives it touches – patients, survivors, carers and family members.
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Over the character limit

This research, supported by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues at the University of Birmingham, found that the more moral virtue language is being used on Twitter, the more likely there is to be virtuous behaviour on the platform.
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Beyond the bubble: the online conversation on research and development

This report looks into how research and development is discussed and communicated about online. It shows the need for researchers to work harder to be a bigger part of the online conversation, in order to combat the rise of misinformation.
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The liquidity trap: financial experience and inclusion in the liquid workforce

This report outlines how ‘liquid’ workers, such as gig economy workers and the self-employed, face greater barriers to financial inclusion compared to traditional workers. The report sets out a policy agenda to boost the financial security and inclusion of the liquid workforce.