Social sciences

Health - Social Sciences - Mar 27
A new research paper examining the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Africa could hold crucial insights for policymakers grappling with the coronavirus pandemic-namely, the importance of public trust in institutions during health crises.
Health - Social Sciences - Mar 27

A new research paper examining the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak in Africa could hold crucial insights for policymakers grappling with the novel coronavirus pandemic — namely, the importance of public engagement and trust during health crises.

Health - Social Sciences - Mar 26

Dr Adam Cooper (UCL STEaPP) argues that the current response to Covid-19 coronavirus would be improved if the expertise of engineers was better utilised. The coronavirus outbreak has shone a bright light on the use of experts and scientific advice.

Transport - Social Sciences - Mar 25

A worldwide study of 327,403 metro and bus passengers found that women are ten per cent more likely to feel unsafe than men on urban public transport. The study, conducted by Imperial College London on data from 2009 to 2018, looked at a third of a million passenger responses to Customer Satisfaction Surveys (CSSs) from 28 cities across four continents.

Social Sciences - Health - Mar 24

The “impulsive and risk-taking” lifestyles of repeat offenders means they are likely to be at higher risk of catching - and spreading - coronavirus, a leading criminologist suggests. Working with criminologists at Cambridge University, Professor Jonathan Shepherd, a surgeon and Cardiff University criminologist, found clear links between anti-social lifestyles and poor health.

Health - Social Sciences - Mar 26

As health officials called for social distancing measures to slow the coronavirus pandemic, spring break revelers in Florida mingled on Pompano Beach.

Health - Social Sciences - Mar 25
Health - Social Sciences

UK researchers say an emergency programme to train thousands of community health workers could help vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social Sciences - Mar 25

You've been harassed online and the social platform has removed the offending post, so that's it, right? End of story.

Social Sciences - Health - Mar 24

As the COVID-19 pandemic prompts governments to close schools, shutter restaurants, ban many gatherings and curtail travel, researchers at the University of Washington want to understand the impact of the disease and these new restrictions on our lives.

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