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Social Sciences - Career - 13.01.2022
New study investigates how to understand and improve social care assessments for older LGBTQ+ people in England
New study investigates how to understand and improve social care assessments for older LGBTQ+ people in England
Share this page Share on Twitter Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on email A new study will explore how LGBTQ+ people experience difficulties when interacting with social workers and are often anxious about discrimination or abuse as a result of their sexual or gender identity.

Health - Social Sciences - 13.01.2022

Health - Social Sciences - 13.01.2022
New report shows almost £30bn health cost of England’s most deprived communities
People in England's most deprived neighbourhoods work longer hours than those in the rest of the country but live shorter lives with more years in ill health costing an estimated £29.8bn a year to the economy in lost productivity.

Campus - Social Sciences - 13.01.2022

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 12.01.2022
Learning through 'guided' play can be as effective as adult-led instruction
Learning through ’guided’ play can be as effective as adult-led instruction
Play-based learning may also have a more positive effect on younger children's acquisition of important early maths skills compared with traditional, direct instruction.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 11.01.2022
Wealth inequalities in Britain: it’s about homeownership, housing wealth and who your parents are
Parental wealth is playing an increasingly important role in explaining whether offspring own their home and their level of housing wealth says new analysis.

Event - Social Sciences - 11.01.2022
A growing number of people are rejecting formal funerals - why?
A growing number of people are rejecting formal funerals - why?
Research suggests direct cremation can enable families and communities to commemorate their dead in meaningful and different ways A funeral service is sometimes neither wanted nor needed, and familie

Social Sciences - 10.01.2022
Data Science for Social Good Programme helps tackle worldwide problems
Data Science for Social Good (DSSGxUK) is a summer programme that has been hosted by the University of Warwick with Ludwig Maximillian University (Munich) under the DSSGx UK chapter of the DSSG Foundation.

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 10.01.2022

Social Sciences - Environment - 10.01.2022

Computer Science - Social Sciences - 10.01.2022
Privacy and cybersecurity can foster 21st Century democracy
Preparing for an online start to the winter term: for more information.

Social Sciences - 10.01.2022
New children's books published by TU Graz University Press
New children’s books published by TU Graz University Press
"Toni and the nut machine" and "Alex catches the echo" are the names of new children's books published by TU Graz.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 10.01.2022
Expert insight: Why music should be part of parents’ pandemic survival strategy
With pandemic school closures in place in Ontario, Québec , Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island until Jan.

Social Sciences - Innovation - 06.01.2022
Challenging the rise of hate and misinformation
Preparing for an online start to the winter term: for more information.

Computer Science - Social Sciences - 06.01.2022
Artificial Intelligence with human understanding
Preparing for an online start to the winter term: for more information. To deliver on promised benefits, AI must be built to co-operate  Whether it's a digital assistant, like Siri, predictive text, social media or a vehicle with autonomous functions, many of us use or rely on some form of Artificial Intelligence (AI) daily.  Within the next few years, AI systems will become even more complex in their interactions with people and other AI agents.

Social Sciences - Health - 06.01.2022
How much dust do children swallow?
With the eventual goal of finding causes of some childhood diseases, professor Helena Solo-Gabriele and two other researchers are embarking on a tristate study to answer this pivotal question.

Environment - Social Sciences - 05.01.2022
Muslims in Britain and Environmental Sustainability Conference 2021
On Monday 27 th September, 2021, the Leverhulme Trust funded Towards Inclusive Environmental Sustainability (TIES) project hosted their first online webinar "How Muslims in Britain engage with, and u

Health - Social Sciences - 04.01.2022
Western researchers to develop national anti-violence app 
Western University will lead the way in developing Canada's first nation-wide phone app to help women facing violence in the home.

Health - Social Sciences - 03.01.2022
Annie the falcon’s New Year’s resolution? Grinnell, not his rival
On New Year's Day, UC Berkeley's longtime peregrine falcon pair, Annie and Grinnell, bid goodbye to 2021, but apparently not to each other, with courtship behavior observed for the first time since Grinnell returned to campus on Nov.

Social Sciences - 29.12.2021
A new bridge-builder on Alter Steinweg
A new bridge-builder on Alter Steinweg
In the end, it all went very quickly.

Social Sciences - 21.12.2021
Secondary school pupils also experience discrimination
Research within the framework of a master's thesis at VUB shows that secondary school pupils with a non-Western sounding name are 4.28 times less likely to find a job in the government, in the

Social Sciences - Art and Design - 20.12.2021

Campus - Social Sciences - 18.12.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 17.12.2021
University of Birmingham announces five new diabetes research studies
Share this page Share on Twitter Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on email The University of Birmingham today announces the launch of five new major studies aimed at improving the prevention

Art and Design - Social Sciences - 16.12.2021
Best Research Film of the Year
'The Art of Peace, Medellín' has been awarded Best Research Film of the Year by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for its depiction of how marginalised youth in the city of Medellín, Colombia, create alternatives to violence through arts.

Health - Social Sciences - 16.12.2021
Child maltreatment increases risk factors related to suicidal behaviour in adolescents
Child maltreatment increases risk factors related to suicidal behaviour in adolescents
An article published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine reveals child maltreatment increases some determining risk factors in adolescents' suicidal behaviours.

Social Sciences - 16.12.2021
Welfare recipients face varying levels of stigma: ANU study
Welfare recipients face varying levels of stigma: ANU study
Those with mental disability and the unemployed are perceived more negatively than other groups who are entitled to welfare payments in Australia, according to a new study.

Social Sciences - 16.12.2021

Social Sciences - 16.12.2021
Lifelong learning is the key to unlocking Wales’ full potential
Lifelong learning should be a key focus for Wales' Commission for Tertiary Education and Research (CTER), according to a report from Cardiff University.

Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 15.12.2021
Teen use of illicit drugs decreased in 2021, as the COVID-19 pandemic continued
Declines in adolescent use of illicit drugs reported in 2021 were the largest and most sweeping ever recorded in the past 46 years, according to the Monitoring the Future study.

Health - Social Sciences - 14.12.2021
As a season of joy arrives, pandemic stress weighs heaviest on least-healthy older adults
Poll finds many people over 50 have found joy and stayed resilient amid a prolonged public health crisis, but shows stress too As major holidays and the promise of a new year approach, a new poll of people over 50 shows that most of them are finding joy and staying resilient amid the pandemic.

Environment - Social Sciences - 14.12.2021
CNRS and INRAE strengthen their scientific cooperation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
CNRS and INRAE strengthen their scientific cooperation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
Antoine Petit, CNRS Chair & CEO, and Philippe Mauguin, INRAE Chair & CEO, recently signed a new five-year framework agreement to underline their research institutions' commitment to working even more closely together.

Social Sciences - Environment - 14.12.2021
New tool incorporates social value into post-secondary procurement practices
New tool incorporates social value into post-secondary procurement practices
Simon Fraser University is one of four post-secondary institutions aiming to further their sustainability goals through a new social procurement guide, produced in collaboration with the British Columbia Collaborative for Social Innovation (BCCSI).

Social Sciences - Psychology - 14.12.2021

Social Sciences - Health - 14.12.2021
Cardiff Model tackles South African Gender Based Violence
A model which uses emergency health data to pinpoint and prevent violence will be used to combat gender-based incidents in the South African capital.

Health - Social Sciences - 14.12.2021
Poor social health a predictor for cardiovascular disease
Researchers observed that healthy older adults reporting social isolation were 66 per cent more likely to experience a cardiovascular (CVD) event and those with low social support were at twice the r

Social Sciences - 14.12.2021
Nonprofits show resilience and initiative during second year of pandemic
Nonprofits show resilience and initiative during second year of pandemic
The new study explores not only how the pandemic economy impacted donations to, and the operations of, charitable organizations, but also how nonprofits responded to the simultaneous call for racial justice.
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