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Event - Social Sciences - 27.09.2021

Environment - Social Sciences - 24.09.2021

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 23.09.2021
A wide social gap in political engagement emerges during adolescence
The chances of a teenager getting involved in politics is linked to how much education their parents had, according to UCL and University of Roehampton researchers. Additionally, while parental education has no effect on the political interest of children at age 11 it has a strong positive effect by the time they are 16.

Philosophy - Social Sciences - 23.09.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 22.09.2021
First Nations adults at risk from severe illness after COVID
First Nations adults at risk from severe illness after COVID
A majority, 59 per cent, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults are at an elevated risk of developing severe illness from COVID-19 due to ongoing health inequities, a major study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found.   The study examined the prevalence of health factors like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and smoking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults, which all increase the risk of severe illness if an unvaccinated person gets COVID-19.

Health - Social Sciences - 22.09.2021
Year of change affected Californians’ health
Although more Californians than ever had health insurance in 2020, disparities in access to health care among the state's racial and ethnic groups was magnified during a year of unprecedented challenges and changes. Those are among the key findings of the latest California Health Interview Survey, which is conducted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

Social Sciences - Politics - 22.09.2021
Can we thwart disinformation? Yes, but it won’t be easy
Rising death tolls from COVID-19, a mob attack on the U.S. Capitol, efforts to ban teaching of critical race theory - all of these recent attacks on public health and political values have been driven, in part, by aggressive disinformation.

Health - Social Sciences - 21.09.2021
Therapy for babies showing early signs of autism reduces the chance of clinical diagnosis at age 3
Shutterstock Andrew Whitehouse , The University of Western Australia ; Jonathan Green , University of Manchester , Kristelle Hudry , La Trobe University A therapy for infants showing early signs of autism reduces the chance of the child meeting diagnostic criteria for autism at three years of age.

Social Sciences - Health - 21.09.2021
Self-harm may be increasing more quickly among young people from ethnic minorities
Blurred abstract background interior view looking out toward to empty office lobby and entrance doors and glass curtain wall with frame - blue white balance processing style Rates of self- harm could

Health - Social Sciences - 21.09.2021
Three in four British adults want cancer screening: new attitudes survey
Cancer is seen as the top health concern among non-infectious diseases, according to a report by UCL academics finding that most British adults will want blood tests for cancer once they are available. The report reveals high public demand for innovative diagnostic technologies such as single blood tests for multiple forms of cancer and access to optimally effective cancer treatments.

Social Sciences - Health - 21.09.2021
Communities for cognitive aging: How neighborhoods may protect the cognitive health of older Americans
Communities for cognitive aging: How neighborhoods may protect the cognitive health of older Americans
Americans are living longer than ever before, but cognitive decline threatens the quality of those last golden years. Now, new evidence suggests that where older adults live may help protect against dementia and Alzheimer's disease. A trio of University of Michigan studies shows that urban and suburban neighborhoods that provide opportunities for socialization, physical activity and intellectual stimulation may help preserve older adults' cognitive health.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 20.09.2021
Former coalmining communities are more politically disenchanted than other 'left behind' areas - study | University of Cambridge
Former coalmining communities are more politically disenchanted than other ’left behind’ areas - study | University of Cambridge
Those in ex-mining areas also less likely to vote for new populist and nationalist parties compared to socio-economic counterparts elsewhere.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 20.09.2021
Former coal mining communities have less faith in politics than other 'left behind' areas | University of Cambridge
Former coal mining communities have less faith in politics than other ’left behind’ areas | University of Cambridge
Those in ex-mining areas are also less likely to vote for new populist and nationalist parties compared to socio-economic counterparts elsewhere.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 20.09.2021
Former coalmining communities have less faith in politics than other 'left behind' areas | University of Cambridge
Former coalmining communities have less faith in politics than other ’left behind’ areas | University of Cambridge
Those in ex-mining areas are also less likely to vote for new populist and nationalist parties compared to socio-economic counterparts elsewhere.

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 20.09.2021
Majority of Detroiters want police reform, many also want increased police presence
Competing concerns about police brutality and high crime rates are reflected in Detroiters' attitudes toward the police, according to University of Michigan research.

Innovation - Social Sciences - 17.09.2021

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 17.09.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 16.09.2021
Mental health patients leaving hospital in first lockdown felt lonely and isolated
Mental health patients who were discharged from or admitted to acute mental health services during the first Covid-19 lockdown experienced loneliness and social isolation, according to a new study.

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 16.09.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 16.09.2021
Childhood maltreatment alters the HOA-axis activity in early stages of life
Childhood maltreatment alters the HOA-axis activity in early stages of life
A paper published in the journal Psychological Medicine confirms the existence of neurobiological alterations in early stages of life in minors exposed to maltreatment.

Campus - Social Sciences - 16.09.2021

Campus - Social Sciences - 15.09.2021

Social Sciences - 14.09.2021
'Levelling up' met with widespread scepticism across England, survey study suggests
’Levelling up’ met with widespread scepticism across England, survey study suggests
Researchers say Tories are "right to be worried" about parts of the Home Counties due to fears over the meaning of levelling up.

Health - Social Sciences - 14.09.2021
New report reveals the extent of the barriers migrants face accessing healthcare during the pandemic
New report reveals the extent of the barriers migrants face accessing healthcare during the pandemic
Doctors of the World (DOTW), the Nuffield Foundation and the University of Birmingham have today published, Migration and Vulnerability during the Pandemic: Barriers to Wellbeing , which has revealed

Social Sciences - Politics - 13.09.2021

Social Sciences - Health - 13.09.2021
New report suggests pandemic policing undermines public health measures whilst disproportionately targeting Black and Minority Ethnic communities
A new report raises concerns about the policing of the pandemic and shows that racially minoritised communities have been most harshly affected - being more likely to be stopped by the police, threatened or subject to police violence and falsely accused of rule-breaking and wrong-doing.

Social Sciences - Campus - 13.09.2021
Restricting welfare payments reduces Indigenous school attendance
In 2007, as part of the Northern Territory Emergency Response, the federal government restricted welfare payments in several Indigenous communities with the aim of enhancing child welfare.

Social Sciences - Health - 10.09.2021
Suicide intervention training is saving lives
A training program to build Indigenous Australians' skills in preventing suicides has brought national acclaim for a University of Queensland researcher.

Law - Social Sciences - 10.09.2021
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