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Social Sciences - Law / Forensics - 22.08.2019
UW books in brief: Tribal sovereignty and the courts, mentoring through fan fiction, UW Press paperback editions
Recent notable books by University of Washington faculty members explore the legal history of Indigenous nations and the mentoring benefits of fan fiction.

Social Sciences - Administration - 22.08.2019
‘Whole housing approach’ needed for victims of domestic abuse
More needs to be done to support victims and survivors of domestic abuse who are homeowners or private renters, according to a new report from the University of Bristol.

Social Sciences - 20.08.2019

Social Sciences - 19.08.2019

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - 19.08.2019
Getting Teens Hooked on STEM
Getting Teens Hooked on STEM
It's 1 p.m. on a sunny afternoon in July - smack dab in the middle of summer break - and a perfect 75 degrees outside; but Jonathan Park is laser-focused.

Social Sciences - 17.08.2019

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - 16.08.2019
Explores ’concept of the ordinary’--100 words at a time
Prof. Lauren Berlant is a renowned thinker, one who has earned acclaim not only as a leading voice in the study of gender and sexuality, but as an incisive cultural critic.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 15.08.2019

Academic Rankings - Social Sciences - 15.08.2019

Social Sciences - 13.08.2019
New mining resettlement dataset sets the standard
New mining resettlement dataset sets the standard
University of Queensland researchers have published the first ever global dataset of mining-induced displacement and resettlement , giving mining companies an evidence base to develop best practice.

Music - Social Sciences - 09.08.2019
Berkeley Talks transcript: How an ’awe walk’ helped one musician reconnect with her home
[Music: "Contrarian” by Blue Dot Sessions] Anne Brice: This is "Berkeley Talks,” a Berkeley News  podcast that features lectures and conversations that happen at UC Berkeley.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 09.08.2019

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 07.08.2019
Origins of dragons, trolls and witches
Origins of dragons, trolls and witches
In a new class, called Medieval Fantasy Literature , students examined the origins of dragons, witches and other fantastical creatures by reading a series of ancient works.

Social Sciences - 06.08.2019
Disrupting extremist conspiracy theories
Gloria Garces kneels in front of crosses at a makeshift memorial near the scene of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.

Environment - Social Sciences - 06.08.2019
The front line of environmental violence
The front line of environmental violence
Environmental defenders on the front line of natural resource conflict are being killed at an alarming rate, according to a University of Queensland study. According to UQ School of Biological Sciences researcher Dr Nathalie Butt , the 1558 deaths recorded between 2002 and 2017 were largely due to external demand for the very resources they were trying to protect.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 05.08.2019
Berkeley Talks transcript: Economist Samuel Bowles on why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens
[Music: "Contrarian” by Blue Dot Sessions] Intro:  This is Berkeley Talks, a  Berkeley News  podcast that features lectures and conversations at UC Berkeley.

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 05.08.2019

Social Sciences - 02.08.2019

Music - Social Sciences - 01.08.2019

Social Sciences - Law / Forensics - 01.08.2019
Why intercountry adoption needs a rethink
In a globalising world where new family structures are emerging and evolving, a University of Sydney scholar is calling for a reassessment of the regulations around intercountry adoption.

Social Sciences - Health - 31.07.2019
Researchers receive $17 million grant to fight opioid addiction in prisons
It's estimated that more than 130 people die every day from opioid-related drug overdoses.

Innovation / Technology - Social Sciences - 31.07.2019

Social Sciences - 30.07.2019
Looks at how Snapchat filters affect self-image
While observing heavy use of selfie apps such as Snapchat, graduate student Amy Niu found herself wondering about the effects that virtual makeovers have on college-age females.

Social Sciences - Art and Design - 29.07.2019

Social Sciences - 29.07.2019

Music - Social Sciences - 26.07.2019
Berkeley Talks transcript: Music historian David James on cinema’s dance with popular music
Kate MacKay: Hello, welcome. I'm Kate MacKay, associate film curator here at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA).

Social Sciences - 25.07.2019
To Maximize Benefits of Group Diversity, Men and Women Must Speak Up
When women are outnumbered in team settings, they tend to contribute less to discussion. Yet, according to new research from Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business , on the occasions when women do participate, they wield more influence.

Religions - Social Sciences - 23.07.2019

Social Sciences - 22.07.2019
$5M Knight Foundation Investment Creates Center To Fight Online Disinformation
Bots, trolls, state-run propaganda, information warfare and hate speech are some of the most pervasive ways that societal discourse is being warped in the modern era.

Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 19.07.2019

Social Sciences - Law / Forensics - 19.07.2019
Raising ’reasonable suspicions’ about stop-and-frisk policies
By showing how the controversial crime-fighting strategy is unevenly employed in marginalized neighborhoods, graduate student Rachel Lautenschlager hopes to propel law enforcement reforms.

Social Sciences - 19.07.2019
A mission to change the world for UQ Valedictorian
Social justice and Indigenous issues are subjects close to the heart of University of Queensland Arts Valedictorian Amila Sargeant.
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