Latest News

Public sector not more effective in attracting socially motivated workers than private sector

Research has found workers in the public sector are more likely to engage in socially motivated activities than their private sector counterparts. However, the findings also show this is only because public services employ more highly educated and skilled people -- characteristics that increase the likelihood of being socially engaged.
View full story

Post your comment.


  • Loneliness triggers cellular changes that can cause illness, study shows

  • Adults born with heart defects have a substantially higher risk of stroke

  • Teaching problem-solving, leadership to young African-American girls lowers relational aggression

  • How cells in the developing ear 'practice' hearing

  • At the edge of vision: Struggling to make sense of our cluttered world

  • Contact with nature may mean more social cohesion, less crime

  • Willingness to adopt children with special needs the focus of recent study

  • Halteres, essential for flight in all flies, are needed by some to climb walls

  • Peering into cell structures where neurodiseases emerge

  • How cocaine changes the brain