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Psychology - Social Sciences - 21.01.2021
Up to a fifth of adults have mental health problems in midlife
Baby Boomers and Generation X are at the greatest risk of mental ill-health in middle age, finds new UCL research The study, published today in Psychological Medicine, reveals that 20% of those born

Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 21.01.2021
Randomised trials could help to return children safely to schools - study
Randomised trials could help to return children safely to schools - study
Schools are closing again in response to surging levels of COVID-19 infection, but staging randomised trials when students eventually return could help to clarify uncertainties around when we should send children back to the classroom, according to a new study.

Environment - Social Sciences - 21.01.2021
President Biden's busy first day
President Biden’s busy first day
Stanford scholars reflect on the sweeping number of executive actions President Biden ordered on his first day in office, including pledges to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, immigration, the climate crisis and racial injustice.

Event - Social Sciences - 20.01.2021

Social Sciences - Health - 19.01.2021
WHO adopts new guidance into childhood pain informed by Bath’s Centre for Pain Research
The landmark World Health Organization publication will lead to a revolutionary shift in how paediatric pain is managed around the world.

Social Sciences - 15.01.2021

Event - Social Sciences - 15.01.2021

Mathematics - Social Sciences - 15.01.2021
Leo Goodman, trailblazer in statistics and social sciences, dies at 92
Leo Goodman, professor emeritus of sociology and statistics, died at the age of 92. (Photo courtesy of the Goodman family) Leo Goodman, whose pioneering statistical analysis revolutionized the study of poverty, inequality and other social phenomena, died of a COVID-19-related lung infection on Dec.

Career - Social Sciences - 15.01.2021
Social exclusion, career limitations hinder LGBTQ STEM professionals
Social exclusion, career limitations hinder LGBTQ STEM professionals
LGBTQ professionals' pride in their science, technology, engineering, and math work is not reciprocated, say researchers.

Campus - Social Sciences - 14.01.2021

Architecture - Social Sciences - 13.01.2021
Rethinking urban planning for sub-Saharan African cities
Rethinking urban planning for sub-Saharan African cities
For his thesis project at EPFL, Armel Kemajou studied the peri-urban areas of Lomé, Togo, and Yaoundé, Cameroon, where populations are expected to double in 20 years.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 12.01.2021
One in five financially-struggling families say a lack of food makes home-learning difficult
One in five financially-struggling families say a lack of food makes home-learning difficult
Less advantaged children struggle with noise, lack of space, resources and food Secondary-age boys are half as likely to be very engaged in home learning as girls Stark differences emerge between pro

Campus - Social Sciences - 11.01.2021

Sport - Social Sciences - 22.12.2020
Tackling prejudice, bias through soccer
Tackling prejudice, bias through soccer
Under the right conditions, a diverse soccer team can pull off the ultimate hat trick: It can reduce prejudice, build trust and increase tolerance among players from opposing sides of a conflict.

Social Sciences - Health - 22.12.2020
Neighbor saving neighbor during an opioid crisis using a smartphone
FACULTY Q&A A University of Michigan researcher says empowering communities to form an opioid crisis response network based around the technology we carry with us every day can save lives when an overdose is suspected.

Health - Social Sciences - 21.12.2020

Social Sciences - Politics - 18.12.2020
Opinion: Uganda’s schooling system doesn’t politically empower young people
A limited understanding of how Uganda's political system works is hampering young people in the country, but the education sector alone is not the magic bullet for democratisation, economic growth or poverty alleviation, says Dr Simone Datzberger (UCL Institute of Education).

Social Sciences - Campus - 18.12.2020

Economics / Business - Social Sciences - 17.12.2020

Social Sciences - Psychology - 17.12.2020
Female Language Style Promotes Visibility and Influence Online
Female Language Style Promotes Visibility and Influence Online
A female-typical language style promotes the popularity of talks in the digital context and turns out to be an underappreciated but highly effective tool for social influence. This was shown by UZH psychologists in an international study in which they analyzed 1,100 TED Talks. A large part of social interaction nowadays takes place digitally.

Social Sciences - Campus - 17.12.2020
UC San Diego Names 2020-2022 Changemaker Faculty Fellows
Now in its second year, the Changemaker Faculty Fellows Program has named 16 faculty members in its 2020-2022 cohort.

Health - Social Sciences - 17.12.2020

Social Sciences - Campus - 16.12.2020
What you should read over winter break
Faculty/staff list includes multigenerational family struggles, mushrooms and capitalism, and Winston Churchill The end of the year and beginning of the new represent a moment to take a breath and consider the past, present and future.
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