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Health - Social Sciences - 17.08.2022

Social Sciences - Campus - 15.08.2022
An update on the People’s Park Housing Project
Chancellor Carol Christ shared this message with the campus community on Monday, Aug. As the academic year begins, I wish to provide an update about current conditions at the People's Park site and our plans for construction of urgently needed student housing there.

Social Sciences - Campus - 11.08.2022
Inclusive play: University of Toronto researcher studies the playground experiences of children with disabilities
Inclusive play: University of Toronto researcher studies the playground experiences of children with disabilities
How do Canadian children with disabilities and their families experience playgrounds? What about adjacent areas such as parking lots and pathways? How can educators and rehabilitation specialists use playground spaces? These are some of the topics explored by Kelly Arbour-Nicitopoulos , an associate professor studying disability and physical activity in the University of Toronto's Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE).

Health - Social Sciences - 11.08.2022
Experts discuss monkeypox transmission, vaccines
Experts discuss monkeypox transmission, vaccines
During a media briefing Wednesday, experts share insights about how monkeypox spreads, how to avoid the virus, and what vaccine strategies are most effective Johns Hopkins University experts in healt

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - 10.08.2022
Female monkeys with female friends live longer
Female monkeys with female friends live longer
UCLA professor Susan Perry and her team of researchers reveal their findings on capuchin monkeys and social integration UCLA professor Susan Perry and her team of researchers reveal their findings on capuchin monkeys and social integration Key takeaways: Strength of female-female relationships. Female capuchin monkeys who are better integrated into social networks with other adult females tend to survive longer.

Health - Social Sciences - 05.08.2022
UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital Join Nationwide Long-COVID Study
Up to 30 percent of patients infected by SARS-CoV-2 may experience persistent symptoms; four-year study seeks to learn why and how to prevent lingering effects Researchers at University of California

Health - Social Sciences - 04.08.2022
Girls slip through the cracks due to 'referral bias': Australian-first study
Girls slip through the cracks due to ’referral bias’: Australian-first study
Young girls are just as likely to be living with language difficulties despite more boys being referred for support services, according to a new Curtin-led study that seeks to shatter the "referral bias" and help parents advocate for their children.

Health - Social Sciences - 04.08.2022
A Father Advocates for the HPV Vaccine After Advanced Throat Cancer
It was a typical morning for Mike West, one that usually started with a quick shave before getting ready for work.

Social Sciences - 03.08.2022
A Grangetown to grow up in
Young people in Grangetown have set out their hopes for a better community as part of a Cardiff University research project.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 03.08.2022
Mothers use the benefits of song to promote infant development
Professor Shannon de l'Etoile knows the impact of a mother's lullaby. As a young music therapist in Colorado, de l'Etoile saw that when disadvantaged mothers were encouraged to sing to their babies, they were amazed by the positive responses they received.

Health - Social Sciences - 02.08.2022
Children who started secondary school in 2021 were more likely to report elevated symptoms of depression compared to their pre-pandemic peers, analysis shows
Compared to children who began secondary school in 2019, children in Wales who entered year seven in September 2021 were significantly more likely to report elevated symptoms of depression, a Cardiff University report indicates.

Philosophy - Social Sciences - 01.08.2022

Health - Social Sciences - 01.08.2022
Ending the HIV epidemic
Ending the HIV epidemic
Proposed policies and funding efforts could end HIV epidemic, experts say Experts from Johns Hopkins and advocacy groups publish a special journal issue dedicated to the issue of HIV prevention through pre-exposure prophylaxis Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have contributed to a special issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics , including studies and commentary that support a national program to improve access to pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, a medication that prevents the spread of HIV.

Innovation - Social Sciences - 01.08.2022

Social Sciences - Psychology - 31.07.2022
Collateral damage of immigration detention: new research
Australia's policy of indefinite mandatory detention is harming detainees' friends, family and supporters, according to a new study by the Sydney Centre for Healthy Societies (SCHS) at The University of Sydney.

Social Sciences - 29.07.2022
New breath-driven concept set to transform access to hand prosthetics
New breath-driven concept set to transform access to hand prosthetics
The new air-powered hand provides a lightweight, low-maintenance and easy-to-use body-powered prosthetic option particularly well suited for children and those in low and middle-income countries. A revolutionary new hand prosthesis powered and controlled by the user's breathing has been developed by researchers at the University of Oxford.

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 28.07.2022
Opinion: Why are strip-searches not a matter of public debate in the UK?
Opinion: Why are strip-searches not a matter of public debate in the UK?
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Matteo Tiratelli (IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society) asks why, after several charges of misconduct against the police following strip searches, why isn't the practice itself receiving more public scrutiny?

Social Sciences - Innovation - 28.07.2022

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 27.07.2022

Innovation - Social Sciences - 27.07.2022
Enabling Australia’s transition to a fair and just low carbon future
A new report, from Monash University and Royal Holloway researchers, has outlined how Australia can move equitably towards zero carbon emissions by overcoming socio-economic, location, scale and technology challenges.

Social Sciences - 27.07.2022
Moderating online content increases accountability, but can harm some platform users 
Marginalized social media users face disproportionate content removal from platforms, but the visibility of this online moderation is a double-edged sword. A new University of Michigan study about two online platforms-Reddit and Twitch-suggests that greater visibility means increased accountability, but the actions can also bring more attention to the offensive content, further harming marginalized people.

Health - Social Sciences - 25.07.2022
Better data needed to defeat misinformation
Better data needed to defeat misinformation
JHU COVID-19 tracking experts: Better data needed to defeat misinformation Global COVID map creator Lauren Gardner and data lead Beth Blauer say scientists can reclaim public standing with better com

Social Sciences - 22.07.2022
A documentary created by a UPF researcher analyses the social determinants of health to understand the ageing process in Spain
Jordi Gumà, a member of the Sociodemographics Research Group, presents the results of the INTERSOC-HEALTH project, which he has carried out over three years, via the documentary -DesigualdadES: clase, género y salud- (InequalitiES: class, gender and health).

Campus - Social Sciences - 20.07.2022
With a focus on the marginalized, University of Toronto's Reach Alliance expands to universities in Africa, Asia and Australia
With a focus on the marginalized, University of Toronto’s Reach Alliance expands to universities in Africa, Asia and Australia
With a focus on the marginalized, University of Toronto's Reach Alliance expands to universities in Africa, Asia and Australia The Reach Alliance, a student-driven research initiative based at the Un

Career - Social Sciences - 20.07.2022
New dashboard invites University of Toronto community to engage with employment equity data
New dashboard invites University of Toronto community to engage with employment equity data
The University of Toronto has made it easier to explore data on employment equity with the recent launch of an online Employment Equity Dashboard.

Social Sciences - 20.07.2022
U-M, Farm Bureau working together to reduce hunger in Michigan
New project seeks to improve food assistance programs by empowering parents and elevating families' expertise For long-time Ishpeming resident Lizzy Nevala, her town is a tale of two cities: The one

Health - Social Sciences - 19.07.2022
Efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 disproportionately affected women and girls
Efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 disproportionately affected women and girls
While the safety measures taken at the beginning of the pandemic saved lives, a full accounting of COVID-19's impact must include the economic, social, and health effects of pandemic response strateg

Health - Social Sciences - 18.07.2022

Religions - Social Sciences - 18.07.2022
Dissecting the Pope’s upcoming visit to Canada
UdeM professor Jean-François Roussel discusses the Pope's visit within the broader context of reconciliation with Canada's Indigenous peoples.
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