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Health - Social Sciences - 22.04.2019
For teens living with cancer, keeping life as ’normal’ as possible
As if adolescence isn't difficult enough, imagine the many complicated feelings around being diagnosed with five cancers starting at age 11, resulting in needing to have your left leg amputated at age 14.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 19.04.2019
The impact of economic disparities on children’s development
Editor's note: This is the latest in a series of stories spotlighting how faculty, students and alumni at the Harris School of Public Policy are driving impact for the next generation.

Administration - Social Sciences - 18.04.2019
How Crime Lab uses academic research to impact public policy
When Prof. Jens Ludwig thought about joining the University of Chicago more than a decade ago, he kept returning to an off-handed remark from a future colleague.

Social Sciences - 18.04.2019
Anxiety ’epidemic’ brewing on college campuses, researchers find
Students sit in a lecture hall on UC Berkeley's campus. A new set of findings from UC Berkeley researchers found that rates of anxiety among young people have doubled since 2008.

Social Sciences - Health - 18.04.2019

Social Sciences - 12.04.2019
Serious violence figures for 2018
Despite the recent spate of knife violence and homicide in some UK cities, the number of people injured in serious violence in England and Wales dropped by 1.7% between 2017 and 2018, according to a report published by Cardiff University.

Health - Social Sciences - 10.04.2019
$9.1 million gift supports resilience collaborative for children and families on South Side who suffer trauma
A unique approach that provides an ecosystem of trauma-informed care for children and their families who are critically injured or exposed to violence on the South Side of Chicago is getting a big boo

Health - Social Sciences - 10.04.2019
Researchers outline how Europe’s largest patient data record can improve care
A new system for sharing health information has the potential to change how healthcare and services are delivered to patients, say experts.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 09.04.2019
Giving voice to Chinese railroad workers
Railroad workers construct a section of the First Transcontinental Railroad on the Humboldt Plains of Nevada.

Social Sciences - Administration - 04.04.2019

Religions - Social Sciences - 02.04.2019
An Excellent Research Environment for International Scholars: On the Way to the Top
An Excellent Research Environment for International Scholars: On the Way to the Top
The number of female students is on the increase worldwide, yet in academia women rarely reach the top of the career ladder.

Event - Social Sciences - 01.04.2019

Social Sciences - 28.03.2019
Examining the highly organized lives of long-distance commuters
When both parents face lengthy commutes to work, how do families handle the additional stress' An EPFL scientist took an in-depth look at the strategies these parents use for managing their time wisely and dealing with unexpected challenges. "Most studies on long-distance commuters focus on high-ranking executives who live and work in different countries.

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - 26.03.2019

Social Sciences - Health - 25.03.2019
Change conversation to strengthen gun violence prevention, YSPH dean says
Advocating for stronger gun safety policies is one way to broaden political and community support to reduce gun violence in the United States, Yale School of Public Health Dean Sten H. Vermund said at a public forum Sunday.

Environment - Social Sciences - 22.03.2019
World Water Day: What access to clean water really means
World Water Day: What access to clean water really means
Today's Unesco World Water Day has the theme "Leave no one behind". Many people still do not have access to safe water and sanitary facilities for various reasons.

Social Sciences - Innovation / Technology - 21.03.2019
SPARK shows way for European social science parks
Cardiff University is leading the way in Europe by creating a Social Science Park (Spark) that brings benefits to wider society.

Social Sciences - 21.03.2019
What is needed to improve diversity and inclusion in Australia
What is needed to improve diversity and inclusion in Australia
Harmony Day, a day set aside every year to celebrate Australia's cultural diversity, is celebrated on the same day as the International Day of the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Social Sciences - 19.03.2019

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 15.03.2019

Social Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 15.03.2019
What makes kids smarter than adults when solving certain problems
What makes kids smarter than adults when solving certain problems
Still depending on your kids to figure out why your smartphone's acting weird? As a rule, children are wired to explore, experiment and get results through trial and error - usually more quickly than grownups.

Social Sciences - 14.03.2019
Stanford's Changing Human Experience Design Team focuses on the arts, humanities and social sciences
Stanford’s Changing Human Experience Design Team focuses on the arts, humanities and social sciences
The Changing Human Experience Design Team is one of eight faculty teams developing research initiatives under Our Vision, Stanford's long-range planning process. In recent months, the Changing Human Experience Design Team has been developing a proposal for a fundamental research program in the arts, humanities and social sciences under Stanford's long-range planning process, known as Our Vision.

Social Sciences - 13.03.2019

Social Sciences - Psychology - 12.03.2019
Education, nutrition improve language skills for children in rural China
A groundbreaking study by University of Chicago scholars could have a profound impact on the lives and futures of children in poverty-stricken communities of rural China. Prof. James Heckman, a pioneering economist and Nobel laureate, led an innovative early childhood trial that evaluated the long-term impact of providing nutritional support and psychosocial stimulation to at-risk children in China-tens of millions of whom are left alone in their rural communities when their parents travel to urban areas for work.

Health - Social Sciences - 07.03.2019
Wide ranging reforms needed to how authorities approach FGM safeguarding
Wide ranging reforms needed to how authorities approach FGM safeguarding
Mothers, fathers and young Somali adults have expressed a pervasive sense of disempowerment, traumatisation and victimisation at the hands of statutory services, feeding into a new report that urges authorities to change their approach.

Law / Forensics - Social Sciences - 07.03.2019

Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 07.03.2019

Health - Social Sciences - 06.03.2019
Having a quarter-life crisis’ How to make life better for your future self
"You've got your whole life ahead of you," young adults are often told-but that's of little comfort to the many 20- and 30-somethings who face "adulting" challenges like career uncertainty, overwhelming student loan debt, and relationship difficulties.

Social Sciences - 01.03.2019

Social Sciences - 01.03.2019

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.
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