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Social Sciences - 21.02.2019

Social Sciences - Event - 15.02.2019
MLK Luncheon: America's bank of justice is overdrawn but not bankrupt
MLK Luncheon: America’s bank of justice is overdrawn but not bankrupt
Rahsaan Hall of the ACLU's Massachusetts branch delivers keynote at annual MIT event.

Law / Forensics - Social Sciences - 06.02.2019

Administration - Social Sciences - 06.02.2019
Letter to the MIT community regarding engagement with Saudi Arabia
The following email was sent today  to the MIT community by President L. Rafael Reif.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 05.02.2019
Weaponizing Social Media: Heinz College Experts Discuss Troll Farms, Fake News
Social media platforms have proven to be an efficient means of propagating disinformation and sowing division.

Social Sciences - 31.01.2019
’Studying Goethe has become a way of life for me’
A University of Chicago scholar who is one of the world's foremost experts in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe has been honored with an award named for the renowned German intellectual.

Social Sciences - Administration - 31.01.2019
UofG social scientists awarded £1.15m over four years
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) ihas announced £27m of funding for Impact Acceleration Accounts (IAAs) at research organisations across the UK.

Social Sciences - Politics - 30.01.2019
Finding fault lines in the next generation
For more than two years, the innovative GenForward survey has polled thousands of young people across the United States-particularly those of color-about their views on everything from education to immigration to racism.

Social Sciences - 25.01.2019

Social Sciences - 25.01.2019
CASCADE to work with local authorities in England to reduce need for children to enter care
Cardiff University academics will be working with six local authorities on projects aimed at reducing the need for children to enter care.

Computer Science / Telecom - Social Sciences - 23.01.2019
Dietrich College Alumna Fights Human Trafficking With AI
For some students, a senior honors thesis can become much more than a capstone project.

Social Sciences - 22.01.2019
University to play key role in £20m global research hub
The University of Glasgow is set to play a key role in a £20 million global research hub - funded through UKRI's Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and announced by UK Research and Innovation (UKR

Social Sciences - 18.01.2019
Opportunity To Create Social Good Drives Sargent
Randy Sargent doesn't just write code for fun, or to impress his peers. He does it to make the world a better place.

Health - Social Sciences - 18.01.2019
From Ebola and Zika to city violence and party drugs - experts say police, security forces and the health sector must pull together
From Ebola and Zika to city violence and party drugs - experts say police, security forces and the health sector must pull together
Experts have put global decision makers on notice that the world cannot afford the human and financial cost of continued disengagement between police, armed forces and the health sector.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 17.01.2019

Social Sciences - 15.01.2019
Scholars examine cyber warfare in new book
The Center for International Security and Cooperation is a center of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 11.01.2019

Social Sciences - 11.01.2019
Anthropologist Kathryn Takabvirwa serves as cultural consultant for Steppenwolf play
When Danya Taymor was hired by the Steppenwolf Theatre Company to direct the new comedy,  Familiar , she knew that she had to get the cultural elements exactly right.

Health - Social Sciences - 20.12.2018

Social Sciences - 19.12.2018

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 18.12.2018

Social Sciences - 18.12.2018
Reveals the key to reducing prison radicalisation
Reveals the key to reducing prison radicalisation
New research from The ANU shows people imprisoned on terrorism offences stand a better chance of being rehabilitated when placed in general prison populations, than when kept in isolation or in a separate location with other terrorists. The study, which primarily looked at inmates in Philippine prisons over a 10-year period, challenges the traditional view that violent extremist offenders will spread their radical ideology amongst other prisoners.

Health - Social Sciences - 14.12.2018
Interprofessional Palliative Care Module: a team approach to learning
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Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 11.12.2018

Law / Forensics - Social Sciences - 05.12.2018
70 years Universal Declaration of Human Rights
10 December marks the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as a United Nations General Assembly Resolution.

Social Sciences - 04.12.2018

Social Sciences - 04.12.2018
Provost issues annual report on Title IX, sexual harassment cases
In a letter to the Stanford community, Provost Persis Drell releases a new report on cases of prohibited sexual conduct involving students, staff and faculty during the 2017-18 academic year.

Politics - Social Sciences - 04.12.2018
What game theory tells us about politics and society
What game theory tells us about politics and society
Economist Alexander Wolitzky uses game theory to model institutions, networks, and social dynamics. Alexander Wolitzky leans back in his office chair, pauses, and starts to describe "Cycles of Conflict: An Economic Model," a journal article he co-authored.

Health - Social Sciences - 03.12.2018
Public health critical to addressing gun violence epidemic
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Literature / Linguistics - Social Sciences - 03.12.2018

Social Sciences - Administration - 03.12.2018

Art and Design - Social Sciences - 03.12.2018
Indigenous and settler relations at the heart of new collaboration
Indigenous and settler relations at the heart of new collaboration
Victorian Treaty Advancement Commissioner Jill Gallagher will today launch a new collaboration that will explore the challenges that impact on the relationship between Indigenous and settler Australians.
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