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Social Sciences - 12.12.2019

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - 12.12.2019
Combining science and design to measure our exposure to light
Combining science and design to measure our exposure to light
Daylight plays an essential role in sleep, alertness and hormone regulation.

Event - Social Sciences - 10.12.2019

Social Sciences - Career - 06.12.2019

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 05.12.2019
Young Adult novelist and alum writes stories of ’revolutionary girls’
Editor's note: This story is part of 'Meet a UChicagoan,' a regular series focusing on the people who make UChicago a distinct intellectual community.

Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 04.12.2019

Social Sciences - Health - 03.12.2019
"It’s normal to be different."
Prof. Elisabeth Wacker talks about her research on the sociology of diversity "It's normal to be different.

Social Sciences - 02.12.2019
"100 women and 1000 more": Sara Greco
Causal Effects of Brevity on Style and Success in Social Media Faculty of Informatics Open lecture of the course Argumentation in Conflict Resolution Visiting Alumni: Loredana Padurean, Associate Dean, Asia School of Business «Quel ramo del lago di Como...».

Law - Social Sciences - 02.12.2019

Social Sciences - 27.11.2019
Constructivist Grounded Theory
09:00 - 16:00 VeranstalterIn Institut für Soziologie, FSP 4: Geschlechtersoziologie Veranstaltungshomepage: Web: https://soziologie.uni-graz.at/ Veranstaltungsort Ort: [015G010010] Große

Social Sciences - 27.11.2019

Administration - Social Sciences - 27.11.2019
Companies are misusing our data and there’s little we can do
Our personal, online data is being tracked and used by tech companies, but exactly how is unclear, writes School of Computer Science academic, Dr Suranga Seneviratne.

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 26.11.2019

Social Sciences - 26.11.2019
Dads in prison can bring poverty, instability for families on the outside
Studies of the societal effects of prison often focus on the imprisoned: their physical and mental health, job prospects after release, their likelihood of returning to jail.

Law - Social Sciences - 25.11.2019
New researchers Law and Development
The Law and Development Research Group welcomes Tomaso Ferrando (research professor), Antidius Kaitu, Tefera Addis (PhD researchers) and Anne Oloo (Sustjustice coordinator). The Law and Development Research Group welcomes Tomaso Ferrando (research professor), Antidius Kaitu, and Tefera Addis (PhD researchers).

Social Sciences - 25.11.2019

Religions - Social Sciences - 22.11.2019
UCL announces action against racism, antisemitism and Islamophobia
As part of its commitment to drive race equality and tackle discrimination, UCL has agreed three key actions that will support its work to raise awareness and understanding of different forms of racism.

Social Sciences - 22.11.2019

Sport - Social Sciences - 21.11.2019
Talking youth sports with U of M
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the  National Youth Sports Strategy.

Computer Science / Telecom - Social Sciences - 20.11.2019
Carnegie Mellon System Locates Shooters Using Smartphone Video
New analytical tool could aid human rights, public safety workers Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a system that can accurately locate a shooter based on video recordings from as few as three smartphones.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 19.11.2019
Stanford course moves beyond the missions in Native American studies
Stanford course moves beyond the missions in Native American studies
Muwekma: Landscape Archaeology and the Narratives of California Natives allows Stanford students to move beyond the myth of the "perpetually vanishing native" and to understand Native American history and culture from an indigenous perspective.

Social Sciences - 18.11.2019
Houston's Sunnyside and South Park neighborhoods' strengths, concerns highlighted in survey
Houston’s Sunnyside and South Park neighborhoods’ strengths, concerns highlighted in survey
Despite challenges, the fundamental social structure in Houston's Sunnyside and South Park neighborhoods is strong, as measured by civic participation, neighbors' shared belief in helping one another

Health - Social Sciences - 15.11.2019

Environment - Social Sciences - 15.11.2019
Working with India to address human impact of climate change
Today the University of Sydney, Australia signed an MOU research agreement with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai to work on collaborative research around the flagship theme of 'Human Security in the Anthropocene'.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 15.11.2019

Psychology - Social Sciences - 13.11.2019
Talking bullying in schools with U of M
According to the 2019 Minnesota Student Survey, 19% of students who said they were bullied also reported being bullied or harassed at least once a week in the last 30 days.

Social Sciences - Health - 13.11.2019
Puberty may offer window to reset effects of early deprived care on a key stress-response system
Puberty may offer a window of opportunity to recalibrate how children who experienced early life adversity respond to stress, according to a new study by University of Minnesota researchers published in the  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) .

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 12.11.2019

Social Sciences - Mathematics - 12.11.2019
Combating deepfakes: Leading scholars to discuss doctored content and how to fight it
Is a video or photograph real? How do verifiably false images spread? And how can we respond to a new level of digital fakery? Leading scholars and scientists will discuss those issues from scientifi

Social Sciences - Health - 12.11.2019
Inactivity linked to teen suicide risk in developing countries
Not enough physical activity and too much sitting and screen-time have been linked with suicidal thoughts and behaviours in adolescents in developing countries, in a University of Queensland-led study. UQ School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences researcher Associate Professor Asad Khan said suicide-related issues had become a major public health challenge in low and middle income countries, particularly in Africa and the Western Pacific.

Social Sciences - Philosophy - 11.11.2019
Free internet access should be a basic human right - study
Free internet access must be considered as a human right, as people unable to get online - particularly in developing countries - lack meaningful ways to influence the global players shaping their everyday lives, according to a new study.
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