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Social Sciences - 12:07
Live public street cams are tracking social distancing
With advanced computer vision models and live public street cam video, a University of Michigan startup is tracking social distancing behaviors in real time at some of the most visited places in the world.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 07.04.2020

Social Sciences - Health - 07.04.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 03.04.2020
Coronavirus misinformation and vaccine research among key priorities for public
Community involvement and engagement is a crucial part of outbreak response, but is often overlooked in the early days Professor Helen Word School of Public Health They reveal that ineffective commun

Health - Social Sciences - 03.04.2020
The disease outbreak centre where scientists tackle the deadly coronavirus
The disease outbreak centre where scientists tackle the deadly coronavirus
The world's most advanced centre for disease and emergency analytics is where Imperial's scientists are leading the response to the coronavirus.

Social Sciences - Health - 03.04.2020
Analysis: how crime changes during a lockdown
Professor Nick Tilley (UCL Security and Crime Science) joint-authors an article discussing which types of crime are likely to decrease and which will increase during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 03.04.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 02.04.2020
University of Bristol Professor leads global charge to protect the incarcerated during COVID-19 pandemic
University of Bristol Professor leads global charge to protect the incarcerated during COVID-19 pandemic
In his role as Chair of the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT), Sir Malcolm Evans , Professor of Public International Law at the University of Bristol , has set out detailed a

Health - Social Sciences - 02.04.2020
Covid-19: How to foster healthy home working
As strict self-isolation measures, introduced to control the spread of coronavirus, force millions of us to work from home, UCL academics share their tips and strategies to help achieve healthy homeworking. Drawing on research insights from the worlds of psychology and anthropology, PhD researcher Dave Cook (UCL Anthropology) and Professor Anna Cox (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) have drawn up five key themes on adjusting to this new life.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 02.04.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 01.04.2020
Stop calling them 'elderly': Talking to older adults about self-isolating
Stop calling them ’elderly’: Talking to older adults about self-isolating
FACULTY Q&A Geoffrey Hoffman , assistant professor of nursing at the University of Michigan, studies older adult care and health policies that affect older adults.

Health - Social Sciences - 31.03.2020
Africa faces grave risks as COVID-19 emerges, says Berkeley economist
The COVID19 virus arrived in Africa weeks after it hit Asia, Europe and North America. But now, says Berkeley economist Edward Miguel, the virus poses grave risks for Africa and its 1.2 billion people.

Health - Social Sciences - 31.03.2020
Collaborating with tech companies is key for fighting COVID-19
Scientists are calling on technology companies to work with researchers and governments to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic by sharing their data in a legal, proportionate, ethical and privacy-preserving manner.

Social Sciences - Politics - 31.03.2020
Count on it: U-M experts available to discuss 2020 Census
EXPERTS ADVISORY It's that time every decade when people in the United States get counted-Census Day April 1.

Social Sciences - 31.03.2020
The 2020 U.S. census: Time to make it count
The 2020 U.S. census: Time to make it count
Amid disruptions caused by the Covid-19 outbreak, the MIT community has an important role to play in the 2020 census.

Social Sciences - 30.03.2020
Improving the lives of people with dementia
An expert in the communication challenges caused by dementia is using her research to inform training practices for carers and families.

Health - Social Sciences - 30.03.2020
COVID-19’s impact on youth mental health the focus of new research
COVID-19 has led to an elevated awareness of threat in the environment and has caused major disruptions to families' lives, through social distancing, school closures, and now effective lock-down.

Health - Social Sciences - 30.03.2020
Australia’s coronavirus cases set to hit 5000 in coming days
New  modelling  from experts at The Australian National University (ANU) and the University of Melbourne shows Australia's rate of COVID-19 infections is doubling about every seven days.

Health - Social Sciences - 30.03.2020
Prisoners, Police and the Pandemic
Heinz College criminologist and public policy expert Daniel Nagin discusses disease transmission within the prison system For a variety of reasons, incarcerated people and correctional officers are at an elevated risk during a pandemic.

Health - Social Sciences - 27.03.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 27.03.2020
What the Ebola outbreak could teach us about how to contain coronavirus
A new research paper examining the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Africa could hold crucial insights for policymakers grappling with the coronavirus pandemic-namely, the importance of public trust in institutions during health crises.

Health - Social Sciences - 27.03.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 26.03.2020
Coronavirus skeptics, deniers: Why some of us stick to deadly beliefs
As health officials called for social distancing measures to slow the coronavirus pandemic, spring break revelers in Florida mingled on Pompano Beach.

Social Sciences - 26.03.2020
Mainstream feminism is broken, says Sussex expert in new book
Mainstream feminism is broken, says Sussex expert in new book
Me, Not You: The Trouble with Mainstream Feminism by Alison Phipps is published on 6 April 2020 A new book by Alison Phipps , Professor of Gender Studies at the University of Sussex, pulls back the curtain on #MeToo and other recent feminist campaigns against sexual violence.

Health - Social Sciences - 25.03.2020
E-learning could train community health workers to help COVID-19 efforts
E-learning could train community health workers to help COVID-19 efforts
UK researchers say an emergency programme to train thousands of community health workers could help vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 pandemic. Writing in a comment piece today in The Lancet , they suggest a large-scale programme could train a workforce to help the estimated 1.5 million elderly and vulnerable people in the UK who may be in isolation for 12 weeks.

Transport - Social Sciences - 25.03.2020
Women 10% more likely than men to report feeling unsafe on city public transport
A worldwide study of 327,403 metro and bus passengers found that women are ten per cent more likely to feel unsafe than men on urban public transport.

Social Sciences - 25.03.2020
Publicly shaming harassers may be popular but it doesn’t bring justice
You've been harassed online and the social platform has removed the offending post, so that's it, right? End of story. University of Michigan researchers say, "Not so fast.” Sarita Schoenebeck, associate professor at the U-M School of Information, says current means of dealing with online harassment mirror the criminal justice system by penalizing the perpetrator, but they don't address justice and fairness for the person who has been wronged.

Social Sciences - 25.03.2020

Social Sciences - Health - 24.03.2020

Social Sciences - Career - 24.03.2020

Social Sciences - 24.03.2020
Into psychological and social effects of Covid-19
UCL has launched a study into the psychological and social effects of Covid-19 in the UK. Researchers are aiming to recruit a large sample of adults living in the UK to help understand the effects of coronavirus and social distancing measures on individuals.

Social Sciences - Health - 24.03.2020
UW researchers to study resilience, well-being among King County residents during pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic prompts governments to close schools, shutter restaurants, ban many gatherings and curtail travel, researchers at the University of Washington want to understand the impact of the disease and these new restrictions on our lives.

Health - Social Sciences - 23.03.2020
Why quarantines are so difficult to implement: Lessons from the 1800s
More than a hundred years ago, disease immunizations often seemed like something out of a low-budget horror movie: Mix water with a sick patient's pulverized scabs.

Health - Social Sciences - 21.03.2020
Most washing hands but only half social distancing following coronavirus advice
Most washing hands but only half social distancing following coronavirus advice
The vast majority of the UK public are washing their hands more regularly, but only half avoided crowded areas and social events over the past week.
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