Social sciences

Pharmacology - Social Sciences - Oct 17
Pharmacology - Social Sciences
GPs should prescribe participation in communal singing activities to patients to raise self-esteem and overcome loneliness, a tuneful event at the University of Sussex was told this week. Dr Sarah Andersen, a practicing GP and former masters' student at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School , told the Singing for Wellbeing event held at the University of Sussex that academic studies indicated significant benefits if more doctors used community choirs as part of their social prescribing.
Music - Social Sciences - Oct 17

Frost School of Music faculty member Carlos Abril highlights how demographic characteristics influence enrollment in specific types of high school music courses. High school is perhaps the most impactful time in a person's life-for Carlos Abril, it was a time in his life when he discovered his love for music.

Social Sciences - Innovation - Oct 16

Editor's note: The following is part of  Urban October at UChicago -an initiative of the  University of Chicago Urban Network . Throughout the month, University scholars will convene key stakeholders and present new research and collaborations that confront urban challenges around the globe.

Social Sciences - Oct 15
Social Sciences

Eye gaze helps infants communicate. Through everyday interactions, eye gaze establishes a social connection between parent and child and is linked to early word learning.

Social Sciences - Oct 15

New research has highlighted that food insecurity - a measure of the availability of food and individuals' ability to access it - is putting older people in Scotland at risk of becoming underweight and malnourished.

Politics - Social Sciences - Oct 16
Politics - Social Sciences

"America in One Room" was a historic gathering organized under the supervision of Stanford's Center for Deliberative Democracy that brought 500 American voters together for a nonpartisan discussion about the major issues of the 2020 presidential election.

Health - Social Sciences - Oct 16
Health - Social Sciences

The world's most advanced institute for disease and emergency analytics is opening in London this week.

Social Sciences - Oct 15

The lowest-paid workers in the UK have three more years of retirement on average compared to their professional counterparts, but are more likely to suffer ill health after stopping work, a new UCL-led study suggests.

Social Sciences - Oct 15

Two fifths (41%) of young people aged 11 to 16 report having engaged in gambling in the past year, a study shows. The analysis from Cardiff University academics, the largest of its kind in the UK, reveals fruit machines at an arcade, pub or club were the most popular form of gambling, followed by playing cards for money with friends and purchasing scratch cards.


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Social Sciences - 10.10
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in (50−60 %) Schwerpunkt Organisationaler Wandel Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Muttenz
Social Sciences - 13.09
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d) Deutsche Hochschule der Polizei, Münster
Social Sciences - 17.10
Two Assistant Professors Methodology and Statistics (1.0 FTE) Utrecht University
Innovation/Technology - 15.10
ANU/CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellow (Responsible Innovation in Precision Health) Australian National University
Social Sciences - 15.10
Postdoctoral researcher University of Ghent
Earth Sciences - 15.10
Professur für ’Hydrologie und Gesellschaft’ Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Social Sciences - 17.10
Research Associate: dementia, gardens & everyday creativity University of York
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