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Social Sciences - Career - 24.01.2020
Faculty Senate discusses sexual violence on campus
The Stanford Faculty Senate on Thursday discussed a wide range of topics related to sexual violence and sexual harassment on campus, with presentations by Provost Persis Drell and by three students representing the Associated Students of Stanford University.

Social Sciences - Law - 23.01.2020
For families of Oakland murder victims, police practices add to trauma, study says
Richard Livingston Jr., who grew up in the Bay Area deeply influenced by the values of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., cradles the urn that holds the remains of his son, Richard Dejion Livingston III.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 23.01.2020
Back to school: 6 tips from our experts
What can parents and educators do to support students starting school? With the new school year around the corner, University of Sydney experts in education, child psychology and children's health provide evidence-based tips.

Health - Social Sciences - 23.01.2020

Social Sciences - 22.01.2020
Domestic violence programme shown to reduce physical abuse by 82 per cent
The pilot scheme, Drive , worked with 506 prolific domestic violence perpetrators, aged 17 to 81, mostly white men of whom nearly half were involved in ongoing legal proceedings in the criminal or civil courts.

Social Sciences - 22.01.2020
The kids are all right: Housework nearly equal between boys and girls
While women still do nearly twice as much housework as men, the division of labor between boys and girls doing household chores is nearly equal, according to a recent University of Michigan study.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 22.01.2020
Community-based counselors help mitigate grief, stress among children orphaned in East Africa
Community-based counselors help mitigate grief, stress among children orphaned in East Africa
A first-of-its-kind clinical trial involving more than 600 children in Kenya and Tanzania, in which community members were trained to deliver mental health treatment, showed improvement in participants' trauma-related symptoms up to a year after receiving therapy, new research shows.

Social Sciences - 22.01.2020
The NDIS and mental illness: what needs to change?
It's hard for people with severe mental illness to get in the NDIS and the problems don't stop there, write Nicola Hancock and Jennifer Smith-Merry from the Centre for Disability Research and Policy.

Social Sciences - 22.01.2020

Social Sciences - Environment - 21.01.2020

Politics - Social Sciences - 21.01.2020
Blood and politics in India
Blood and politics in India
New book explores the use of blood in political rhetoric, imagery, and activism, and even the politics of blood drives.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 20.01.2020

Social Sciences - Career - 17.01.2020

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 16.01.2020
Attentiveness and trust are especially effective in combating juvenile crime
Attentiveness and trust are especially effective in combating juvenile crime
Although coming from a disadvantaged background, experiencing violence within the family, having a negative school environment or consuming violent media such as films and computer games have little or no direct influence on potential criminal behaviour among adolescents and young adults.

Social Sciences - Environment - 16.01.2020
Mapping a Path to More Equitable Housing
EarthTime helps residents, decisionmakers see what's happening in their communities For the sixth consecutive year, Carnegie Mellon University's EarthTime platform will help leaders at the World Econ

Social Sciences - 13.01.2020

Social Sciences - 13.01.2020
A better way to get there
Maps have the potential to transform our ways of seeing and understanding the world. At the University of Minnesota's geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial research center, U-Spatial, students learn to make provocative, innovative maps that do more than just show us where to go.

Health - Social Sciences - 09.01.2020
At gun safety events, 40% of gun owners reported not locking all household guns - even around kids
At gun safety events, 40% of gun owners reported not locking all household guns - even around kids
While waiting for free firearm storage devices at gun safety events held in sporting goods stores across Washington, nearly 3,000 people filled out a one-page survey asking how they stored guns at home and other household information.

Health - Social Sciences - 09.01.2020

Social Sciences - 08.01.2020
Important message regarding campus reopening
Dear colleagues, To those of you on campus today, welcome back.

Social Sciences - 08.01.2020
In U.S., premature death rates highest in rural counties with majority black or indigenous populations
In rural America, 1 in 5 residents is a person of color or a member of an indigenous group; however, little is known about the disparities that may exist among these populations in their communities.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 07.01.2020

Social Sciences - Law - 07.01.2020

Social Sciences - 06.01.2020

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 21.12.2019

Social Sciences - Law - 19.12.2019
Five Bristol researchers awarded Leverhulme Major Research Fellowships
Five Bristol researchers awarded Leverhulme Major Research Fellowships
Five University of Bristol academics have been awarded Major Research Fellowships from the Leverhulme Trust.

Health - Social Sciences - 19.12.2019
A deaf child gained hearing-then lost it. Was there a better way to help?
For families with deaf children, a cochlear implant can feel like a miracle: An electronic device weighing less than an ounce, seemingly capable of opening a world of sound.

Environment - Social Sciences - 19.12.2019
How can we make residential neighborhoods more sustainable by 2050?
How can we make residential neighborhoods more sustainable by 2050?
If the aim of a 2,000 Watt Society is to be achieved, peri-urban residential neighborhoods - where the average single-family home consumes 6.5 times more power than that target - must adapt. An EPFL thesis, which has just been awarded a scholarly distinction, explores ways of hitting the target in Vaud canton, but which could also be applied to the whole of Switzerland.

Social Sciences - Health - 19.12.2019
Spreading the seeds of Indigenous knowledge
Spreading the seeds of Indigenous knowledge
Indigenous wisdom and modern science are helping to bring a highly nutritious seed to the world's attention.

Health - Social Sciences - 18.12.2019

Social Sciences - 18.12.2019
Birmingham leads 1 million analysis of rising populist threat to democracy
University of Birmingham experts are leading a 1 million drive to understand the rise of populism across Europe as the threat posed by right-wing political parties encourages mounting opposition to immigration and Euroscepticism.
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