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Social Sciences - 05.08.2021
Opinion: Is Alexander Lukashenko trying out the ’madman’ theory of foreign policy?
Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko's unpredictability is unsettling opponents and allies alike, and he must be checked, says Professor Andrew Wilson (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Research Management - Social Sciences - 05.08.2021

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - 04.08.2021
Data scientists go to the mat to learn about microbial networks
National Science Foundation backs Rice-led search for 'rules of life' in microbiomes In at least one sense, every man is an island, and every man-island has lots of inhabitants.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 03.08.2021

Social Sciences - 02.08.2021
Opinion: Deporting ’foreign criminals’ in the middle of the night doesn’t make us safer
The government exploits dominant myths about crime and immigration to justify its mass deportation flights, says Dr Luke De Noronha (UCL Institute for Advanced Studies).

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 02.08.2021
Computer security personnel need tools, training to assist survivors of intimate partner violence
FACULTY Q&A Survivors of intimate partner violence who experience tech abuse often reach out to computer security companies for help.

Social Sciences - 30.07.2021
A Question of Solidarity: Cultural Heritage in South Asia
Submerged palaces, rediscovered dance traditions, disputed temple complexes: cultural heritage in South Asia takes different forms and is shaped by varying forces in society and politics.

Social Sciences - Campus - 28.07.2021
Mural pays respect to remains of women found near the U.S.-Mexico border
As you walk along Pacific Avenue in Venice there's a tattoo parlor — its side wall covered in graffiti — scraps of trash strewn about.

Health - Social Sciences - 26.07.2021
Rent, mortgage linked to worse health outcomes during early stages of pandemic
Rent, mortgage linked to worse health outcomes during early stages of pandemic
During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, having to make rent or mortgage payments was significantly associated with health and mental distress, according to new research from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Career - Social Sciences - 23.07.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 22.07.2021
1.5 million children worldwide have lost a parent, grandparent, or caregiver due to COVID-19
An estimated 1.5 million children worldwide have experienced the death of a parent, custodial grandparent, or other relative who cared for them, as a result of COVID-19, according to a new global study involving UCL researchers, published today in The Lancet. Of the 1.5 million children, more than 1 million experienced the death of one or both parents during the first 14 months of the pandemic, and another half a million experienced the death of a grandparent caregiver living in their own home, the study estimates.

Health - Social Sciences - 22.07.2021
New campaign highlights need to seek help for ’vague but concerning’ cancer symptoms
"Cancer champions" will encourage people to seek help for "vague" symptoms as part of a new campaign led by Cardiff University and funded by Cancer Research Wales.

Sport - Social Sciences - 22.07.2021
No progress: Physical inactivity remains a global pandemic
No progress: Physical inactivity remains a global pandemic
Experts are calling for urgent action to improve physical activity worldwide, with research showing no progress in nearly a decade and that the Olympics are a missed opportunity to change health at the population level.

Health - Social Sciences - 20.07.2021
New study aims to improve healthcare for pregnant women with multiple health conditions
The University of Birmingham is leading a new three-year UK-wide study aimed at improving healthcare and outcomes for pregnant women who have two or more active long-term health conditions.

Social Sciences - Environment - 20.07.2021
Community brings a fresh spin to Detroit alleyways
One alleyway on Detroit's northwest side is being staged to power lights through rainwater harvesting as part of a plan to make more of the city's 9,000+ alleys functional and sustainable.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 20.07.2021

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 20.07.2021
Childhood exposure to gun violence increases risk of violent behavior as adults
Witnessing gun violence in real life or in fiction can have a mental toll on children. The effects, including using guns themselves, sometimes are seen many years later, according to a new University of Michigan study that tracked individuals during a 10-year span.

Health - Social Sciences - 19.07.2021
Pandemic had greater impact on younger age group mortality in deprived areas
In the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, deprived areas suffered more excess deaths than affluent areas , with a disproportionate impact on their younger age groups according to the early draft of a new study.

Health - Social Sciences - 19.07.2021
UNITE & DIVIDE: Social Distancing, Alzheimer’s and Anti-Gypsyism
New edition of research magazine RUPERTO CAROLA with articles by 24 Heidelberg academics "It is easier to split an atom than to stamp out prejudice.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 16.07.2021

Social Sciences - 15.07.2021
Inadequate protection for women and girls seeking refuge in Germany
"Shadow report" with input from the University of Göttingen criticises the Federal Government's implementation of the Istanbul Convention Germany is not meeting its legal obligations to protect refugee women and girls from discrimination.

Health - Social Sciences - 14.07.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 13.07.2021
New mental health support teams in schools and colleges have achieved a great deal, but gaps in children’s mental health provision remain
The BRACE Rapid Evaluation Centre and Policy Innovation and Evaluation Research Unit - both funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - have published initial findings from an early evaluation of the government's Children and Young People's Mental Health Implementation Programme.

Social Sciences - Environment - 13.07.2021
Poor and Minority Communities Suffer More from Extreme Heat in U.S. Cities
Excess urban heat is common within cities, but not all communities burden the consequences equally, according to new UC San Diego research Low-income neighborhoods and communities with higher Black,

Social Sciences - Law - 12.07.2021
Khiara M. Bridges: The hidden agenda in GOP attacks on critical race theory
U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) and other hard-line conservative members of Congress stand before the U.S. Supreme Court and the Capitol at an event denouncing critical race theory.

Social Sciences - Research Management - 08.07.2021
The first international study of birth cohorts, which involves UPF, considered a priority research infrastructure in Europe
The project Growing Up in Digital Europe-EuroCohort (GUIDE), with prominent participation by the RECSM-UPF research group, has been recently included in the roadmap 2021 of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI).

Social Sciences - Health - 08.07.2021
How children can help Aboriginal Elders during lockdown
Mutual caring between Kinship and foster carers and the children in their custody emerged as a silver lining during last year's lockdown, a new report finds.

Health - Social Sciences - 07.07.2021
How to Reduce Obesity among Latino Children, with Precision
UC San Diego and community collaborators receive $3 million grant to develop more community-centered, precision approaches to reducing adverse childhood events that lead to obesity, a nationwide prob

Social Sciences - 05.07.2021
Regulating hate speech in the Asia Pacific
Regulating hate speech in the Asia Pacific
Australian researchers are calling on Facebook to boost its consultation with minority groups and better train its in-house moderators in response to online hate speech in the Asia Pacific region.