Joanna Roughton

Joanna Roughton is raising the voice for Home Renaissance Foundation as its Media Relations Manager. Jo was formerly senior editor at Reuters in Hong Kong and Singapore, and Head of Foreign News at Sky News in London.

Best friends forever?
6 Feb 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, elderly care
The logic of caring for your own elderly parents gets more compelling.

Can pensioners live in student halls?
19 Jan 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, housing
Bringing (unrelated) old and young together under one roof is an idea gaining traction.

Can we stop teens talking to no—one but each other?
8 Dec 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: communications media, generation gap, peer influence
Never before have people reached their twenties so dominated by peers.

Are children really better off with working mums?
22 Nov 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child development, daycare, working mothers
Advocacy research wants mums at work, regardless.

Empty home syndrome
17 Nov 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: cybersecurity, Home Renaissance Foundation
The real threat to our homes is not cyber-war.

Housework is the fountain of youth
4 Nov 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Home Renaissance Foundation, housework
A large Dutch study finds it can add years to your life.

Home deliveries: Is anybody there?
17 Oct 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: drones, home-making, stay-at-home Mom
Amazon's drone delivery plans highlight a dismal trend.

Bowls or plates for family meals?
17 May 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family meals, family values, social media
"Bowling alone" - bowls might be encouraging TV dinners over family time.

Literature’s famous homes
4 Mar 2016 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: classics, home
It can be hard to find a really happy home in classic novels.

A green home - without the grief
tags: demography, energy consumption, population growth
The case for home batteries.

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