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Social Sciences - Psychology - 15.06.2019

Health - Social Sciences - 13.06.2019

Health - Social Sciences - 13.06.2019

Social Sciences - 13.06.2019

Social Sciences - 12.06.2019
A commitment to her Native American roots leads Stanford's Aliyah Chavez to a journalism career
A commitment to her Native American roots leads Stanford’s Aliyah Chavez to a journalism career
After Stanford, Aliyah Chavez will pursue dual passions for reporting the news and drawing attention to the issues of indigenous communities as a journalist for Indian Country Today .

Social Sciences - Administration - 11.06.2019

Social Sciences - Mathematics - 08.06.2019

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 06.06.2019

Social Sciences - 06.06.2019
In video series, Yale experts talk strategy for ’raising children of peace’
Global team of peacebuilding experts champion the transformative power of children and families, reveal proven theory of change and sound global call to action in new Yale-led video series Twenty-fiv

Social Sciences - 05.06.2019
Number of young people facing poverty has increased over last decade
A Berkeley student signs up for help at the campus's basic needs center, which helps young people facing poverty.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 05.06.2019
Bystanders may be more likely to punish bullies than help victims
One of the world's leading economists explains why our communities could hold the answer to many of society's problems. Punishing bad behavior can feel good, honorable and righteous. According to new research, the impulse to punish a perpetrator may be even more powerful than the desire to help those who were hurt.

Law / Forensics - Social Sciences - 05.06.2019
Outgoing BOCSAR Director appointed to Sydney Law School role
Outgoing BOCSAR Director appointed to Sydney Law School role
This week, Dr Weatherburn announced his resignation as Executive Director of the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR), a position he has held since 1988.

Event - Social Sciences - 05.06.2019

Social Sciences - Event - 05.06.2019
Soutphommasane pays tribute to pioneering female activist
Soutphommasane pays tribute to pioneering female activist
Professor of Practice Tim Soutphommasane delivered a speech to the Jessie Street Trust annual lunch, where he lauded the human rights campaigner and University of Sydney alumna's legacy and explained how it resonates today.

Social Sciences - 05.06.2019
Hillary and hashtags: how young female voters think
Females aged 18 to 30 in London and Sydney have faith in the political system, yet are often disenchanted with the governmental status quo, new University of Sydney research has found.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 04.06.2019
Physical inactivity proved risky for children and pre-teens
Physical inactivity proved risky for children and pre-teens
Researchers from UNIGE have shown that children lose their motivation to participate in physical activities in PE classes at school from the age of nine.

Health - Social Sciences - 30.05.2019
Are you up to date with your vaccinations?
For your own health and the health of those around you, it's important to check in with your GP regularly to make sure your vaccinations are up to date, write University of Sydney researchers.

Social Sciences - Administration - 30.05.2019
University researchers to help Facebook counter hate speech
Researchers from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences are the first University of Sydney academics to receive research support from Facebook.

Social Sciences - Environment - 30.05.2019

Social Sciences - Career - 30.05.2019

Social Sciences - 29.05.2019
Young herring 'go with the older fish' a key finding in Ocean Modeling Forum's efforts
Young herring ’go with the older fish’ a key finding in Ocean Modeling Forum’s efforts
Similar to how children learn, often unconsciously, to mimic the adults around them, a small, silvery ocean fish employs this tactic when teaching the next generation to find a suitable place to reproduce.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 29.05.2019
What nearly all languages have in common-whether you speak or sign
If you hear someone say "John and Mary kiss," you'd likely imagine a single symmetrical action. But hear them say "John and Mary kiss each other," and you may construe an entirely different picture-one in which the parties reciprocate with two separate actions, kissing the other's hand.

Social Sciences - Linguistics / Literature - 28.05.2019

Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 27.05.2019

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - 24.05.2019
Why edible worms could help solve global health issues
Three University of Chicago students were preparing to graduate in 2016 when they had a unique vision for how to combat global health issues: using edible insects as a sustainable food source.

Administration - Social Sciences - 24.05.2019
New Collaborative Research Centre at Münster University
New Collaborative Research Centre at Münster University
A great success for the University of Münster: the German Research Foundation (DFG) will fund for a new Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) at the University with nine million euros.

Social Sciences - Health - 22.05.2019
For the Yale Child Study Center, home is where care belongs
The Yale Child Study Center works with children and families in their own homes, offering many benefits.

Social Sciences - Health - 22.05.2019
Historically redlined communities face higher asthma rates
Home Owner's Loan Corporation (HOLC) ratings of Oakland, Berkeley, and Alameda neighborhoods, with green indicating "best," blue indicating "still desirable," yellow indicating "definitely declining" and red indicating "hazardous." (Image courtesy the University of Richmond's Mapping Inequality project) The long-term effects of redlining, which for decades was used to justify discriminatory mortgage lending practices, may be impacting the current health of affected communities, suggests new research from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of California, San Francisco.

Social Sciences - Health - 22.05.2019
Children whose parents abuse opioids more likely to attempt suicide
Researchers from the University of Chicago and the University of Pittsburgh found that children of parents who use opioids have an increased risk of attempting suicide.

Social Sciences - Career - 22.05.2019
President and provost host community conversation at new Redwood City campus
President and provost host community conversation at new Redwood City campus
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell answered questions about the long-range vision and other issues during a community meeting on Tuesday.

Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 22.05.2019

Social Sciences - 21.05.2019
Lost since 1943 crash, WWII pilot returned to Alabama family
Mark Stone was on his way to the tractor supply store near Pensacola, Florida, in February when his father called and asked him if he was sitting down.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 20.05.2019
Commencement speaker Wendy Kopp: ’Lead us forward differently’
Wendy Kopp, CEO and co-founder of Teach For All and founder of Teach For America, gave the following remarks to graduates during her keynote speech at Spring 2019 Commencement: Thank you, Jesse! Than
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