Social Sciences and Psychology - Social Sciences

Health - Jul 3
People from BAME backgrounds have had higher levels of depression and anxiety throughout the Covid-19 lockdown, as well as lower levels of happiness and life satisfaction, finds UCL's Covid-19 Social Study. In addition, whilst 21% of people from white backgrounds have reported being often lonely during lockdown, this figure has been 23% amongst those from BAME backgrounds.
Social Sciences - Jul 2

Families of autistic children have been greatly impacted by lockdown reveals a study by UCL, the University of East London and the University of Bedfordshire. It found that despite the relaxed legislation on lockdown measures for autistic people brought into effect in April, 86% of those surveyed still felt that the needs of autistic people and their families were not adequately planned for or addressed by officials during the pandemic.

Social Sciences - Jul 1

Specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescents, a new study has found.

Psychology - Jun 30
Psychology

Scientists have tracked the eye movements of children to show how they make the link - spontaneously and without instructions - between vocal emotion (happiness or anger) followed by a natural or virtual face.

Life Sciences - Jul 2

CMU team finds links between humans and non-human primates. Recursion - the computational capacity to embed elements within elements of the same kind - has been lauded as the intellectual cornerstone of language, tool use and mathematics.

Social Sciences - Jul 1

Understanding these contact patterns, and how people physically distance from each other in different settings and among different groups, will help policy makers design effective control strategies for preventing transmission.

Health - Jun 30

A study of COVID-19 in the quarantined Italian town of Vò, where most of the population was tested, reveals the importance of asymptomatic cases. The authors of the new research suggest asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic people are an important factor in the transmission of COVID-19.

Currently 209 Job in field Social Sciences.
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Social Sciences - 02.07
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in 100% Schweizerische Nationalfonds (SNF), Bern
Social Sciences - 16.06
Wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in (Junior*in) Team Praxismodulleitung (100 %) Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Olten
Social Sciences - 11.06
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeitende (50–60 %) für Forschungen zu Obdachlosigkeit in der Schweiz Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Muttenz
Social Sciences - 04.07
For Nominees Only University of Western Sydney
Social Sciences - 03.07
Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology University of Oslo
Social Sciences - 03.07
PhD Research Fellow in Sociology University of Oslo
Social Sciences - 03.07
Volontär (m/w/d) in der Abteilung Hochschulkommunikation / Bereich Presse und Information Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
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