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Social Sciences - 18.09.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 17.09.2020
Call to improve care for dying people in Scottish hospitals
Marie Curie and the University of Glasgow are calling for action to improve the care and experience of dying people in hospitals.

Campus - Social Sciences - 17.09.2020
A Sense of Belonging
Newly launched Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies program a welcome addition to campus UC San Diego will have a new program in Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies starting in fall, a long-awaited move that many students, faculty, staff and alumni have been eager to see.

Social Sciences - 17.09.2020
Professors’ documentary shines light on U.S. border humanitarian group
Q&A with Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, co-director of 'Aguilas,' which looks at the work of volunteers who search the desert for missing migrants Q&A with Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, co-director of 'Aguilas,

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 16.09.2020
Children from low income backgrounds show elevated mental health difficulties throughout lockdown
Emotional difficulties were consistently elevated among children and young people from low income households over a month of lockdown compared to those from higher income households.

Social Sciences - Event - 16.09.2020
Positive reaction to Somerset study into the best way to prevent domestic abuse
A Somerset study into the most effective way to tackle domestic abuse has received a positive response from its first participants.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 16.09.2020

Social Sciences - Politics - 16.09.2020
Less than half of Welsh prisoners return to settled accommodation on release, report says
Hundreds of prisoners are being released into homelessness in Wales, new research indicates. The report, from Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre, shows 543 people were released from Welsh prisons without a fixed address to return to in 2018/19*.

Social Sciences - Campus - 15.09.2020
How behavioral scientists transformed their lab for remote research
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted one of the University of Chicago's primary missions: the advancement of scientific knowledge.

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 15.09.2020
UChicago scholar finds unexpected kinship in Jane Austen’s works
In new book Austen Years , Prof. Rachel Cohen processes grief, life transitions through writing Rachel Cohen had never thought of herself as a Jane Austenite.

Social Sciences - Health - 15.09.2020
Older adults prefer to remain in their home
Older adults prefer to remain in their home
Living at home in old age: This is what most older adults want. As a result, there is a high demand for senior apartments and tailor-made services for the care of older adults in need of assistance in their own households.

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 15.09.2020

Campus - Social Sciences - 15.09.2020
A university for the guardians of the rainforest
A university for the guardians of the rainforest
The Inga hope a university will keep their indigenous heritage alive, safeguard the natural habitat of the Colombian rainforest and give the younger generation a future.

Social Sciences - Health - 14.09.2020
Keep the Polls Open: Carnegie Mellon Data Scientists Join National Effort to Protect Voting Access During the Pandemic
Heinz College professor Rayid Ghani led a CMU team collaborating with voting rights advocates and prominent civic leaders to safeguard in-person voting for the November general election The act of voting during a pandemic is fraught.

Social Sciences - Health - 14.09.2020
Trans young adults risk homelessness, racism when migrating in search of gender affirmation, safety
Young transgender adults often relocate to cities like San Francisco where they feel safer and have access to adequate health care, but the migration might place them at risk of homelessness, unemployment and racism, say University of Michigan researchers.

Health - Social Sciences - 14.09.2020
Research on aging expands at U-M
New grants totaling more than $15 million will amplify the University of Michigan's ability to conduct research on aging and to help identify and address issues facing older adults today and into the future.

Social Sciences - Linguistics / Literature - 14.09.2020
University of Glasgow launches unique Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic
With its turrets, vaulted cloisters and ornate decorations, the iconic University of Glasgow has a touch of magic about it.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 14.09.2020

Social Sciences - Environment - 11.09.2020

Social Sciences - Environment - 10.09.2020
Why Bay Area neighborhoods are still racially segregated
Piedmont, California is zoned for 100% single-family housing and is known as a segregated white community in the Bay Area, consisting of nearly 75% white residents.

Health - Social Sciences - 10.09.2020
Opinion: England faces a bleak winter unless it gets a grip on test and trace
Professor Anthony Costello (UCL Institute for Global Health) lists the issues which led to the failure of England's test, track and trace programme and calls for reform to this system to keep a second wave of Covid-19 under control. After a summer of social gatherings, "eat out to help out" and urging commuters to "get back to the office", the government appears to be losing control of the pandemic.

Social Sciences - Event - 10.09.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 10.09.2020
Opinion: What Spanish science policy can (and should) learn from the pandemic
PhD researcher Pablo Izquierdo (UCL Biosciences) and his colleagues discuss Spain's response to the Covid-19 pandemic and urge for stronger collaboration between public and private research, as well as more government support for scientific research.

Social Sciences - 08.09.2020
Kids, take it from Elmo (and UCLA): Brushing can be fun!
Sesame Street in Communities The latest video is the fifth installment in a new series promoting children's oral health.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 08.09.2020
How birth control, girls’ education can slow population growth
Posted under: News releases , Population Health , Research , Social science New University of Washington research analyzes global fertility trends.

Health - Social Sciences - 08.09.2020
Study aims to reduce risk of Covid-19 to people experiencing homelessness
People experiencing homelessness and offered accommodation since Covid-19 will be interviewed as part of research assessing the support they have received.

Sport - Social Sciences - 04.09.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 04.09.2020
Analysis: The culture of health and sickness
Professor David Napier (UCL Anthropology) discusses a case study of a Ugandan community and takes away lessons to be learned about vulnerability before disasters.

Social Sciences - 04.09.2020
Indigenous education strategy failing remote communities
Indigenous education strategy failing remote communities
A policy that sees Indigenous students from remote communities board 'off country' in an attempt to advance their education opportunities is having the reverse effect, a major new report warns.

Social Sciences - 04.09.2020
Say Their Names - No More Names exhibit at Stanford Libraries
Say Their Names - No More Names exhibit at Stanford Libraries
Organized by library staff in response to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, the exhibition offers opportunities for learning, reflection and discussion.

Environment - Social Sciences - 03.09.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 02.09.2020
Depression worsens over time for older caregivers of newly diagnosed dementia patients
Caring for a partner or spouse with a new diagnosis of Alzheimer's or related dementia is associated with a 30% increase in depressive symptoms, compared to older adults who don't have a spouse with dementia-and these symptoms are sustained over time, a new University of Michigan study found. This sustained depression over time is important because partners are often caregivers for many years, said Melissa Harris, a doctoral candidate in the U-M School of Nursing and the study's lead author.

Social Sciences - Administration - 02.09.2020

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 02.09.2020
Lockdown at home less stressful than school for children with SEND
Lockdown at home less stressful than school for children with SEND, new study finds The majority of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) felt less stress and anxiety away f

Health - Social Sciences - 01.09.2020
Tens of thousands train in contact tracing for the bush
More than 50,000 people have accessed specialised pandemic training for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners to help protect remote Australian communities fro
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