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Schizophrenia risk highest in small ethnic groups
The rate of schizophrenia among people from non-white ethnic groups rises as the proportion of these groups fall in the local population, finds a study in this week's BMJ. View News Article (2001-12-05)

A Victory For Affirmative Action (p 1)
This week's editorial welcomes the recent US Supreme Court's decision to uphold an American law school's policy of affirmative action to increase the proportion of students from ethnic minorities. Considering the implications of the Supreme Court's decision, the editorial comments: 'The Association of American Medical Colleges' President Jordan J Cohen welcomed it and pointed out that there is... View News Article (2003-07-02)

Disparities remain a challenge in health care says American College of Physicians
Racial and ethnic disparities remain a challenge for patients in the U.S. health care system, the American College of Physicians (ACP) said in an updated paper released today. View News Article (2010-07-27)

US asthma researchers more open than UK scientists to the inclusion of ethnic minorities
New findings reveal a large gap between US and UK researchers in terms of policy, attitudes, practices and experiences in relation to including ethnic minorities in asthma research. View News Article (2009-10-13)

Redressing the ethnic imbalance in the classroom
Nearly 13 percent of schoolchildren in England are from black and ethnic minority backgrounds, yet 95% of those employed to teach them are white. The TC21 project, managed by Sudha Raghavan in the school of education, is trying to recruit more people from ethnic minorities onto teacher training courses across the region, to try to redress this imbalance. "Low numbers of black and ethnic... View News Article (2004-02-23)

Ireland's ethnic minorities want more self-expression in St. Patrick's parades
Those members of Ireland's ethnic minorities who participated in last year's St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin want to be able to express their own cultures more fully in future events. View News Article (2010-03-17)

Compelling Evidence Highlights Racism in Rural Areas
Research, published today by University of Leicester investigators, draws on studies by experts across the country and echoes claims made recently by Chair of the CRE Trevor Phillips that the countryside is a place "in which people from ethnic minorities feel uncomfortable". View News Article (2004-10-26)

Some Minorities Believe They Are Less Likely to Get Cancer Compared to Whites, Moffitt Cancer Center Study Shows
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues analyzed national data to investigate the differences in cancer prevention beliefs by race and ethnicity. View News Article (2013-04-17)

`Racial bias` challenge to universities
Strong evidence that the UK`s older universities may be biased against black and minority applicants has emerged in a new study of entry into higher education by Michael Shiner of Goldsmiths College, University of London and Professor Tariq Modood of Bristol University. View News Article (2002-06-24)

Retreat of multiculturalism 'is a myth'
Perceptions of a decline in multiculturalism as a means of integrating ethnic minorities are unfounded, research led at the University of Strathclyde has found. View News Article (2015-01-28)

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