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Social Sciences - Psychology - 29.04.2021
Young adults avoid seeking medical advice during cases of mental ill-health
New research from Monash Business School shows fewer than half of young adults with mental ill-health sought professional medical advice, despite the available services.

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 28.04.2021

Social Sciences - Health - 27.04.2021
Jeunes3 Programme Comes to a Close
Jeunes3 Programme Comes to a Close
The JeuneS3 (Santé, Sécurité, Sexualité) programme, which focused on improving adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health in four Francophone African countries, has come to a close after four successful years.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 27.04.2021
New landmark report recommends OSCE engagement with China
New landmark report recommends OSCE engagement with China
China's growing assertiveness represents both a challenge and an opportunity for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and its 57 participating States.

Social Sciences - Campus - 27.04.2021

Social Sciences - 27.04.2021
Young people want justice for bad social media behavior, more action from platforms
We have witnessed it recently: Social media's response to bad behavior has been to ban offenders from platforms for a short time, and in some cases permanently, but young people from a University of M

Astronomy / Space Science - Social Sciences - 26.04.2021

Social Sciences - 26.04.2021
New website answers Michiganders’ questions about expanded Child Tax Credit
A new website from Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan offers step-by-step guidance for parents to ensure they receive the expanded Child Tax Credit, which is worth up to $3,600 per child, per year.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 23.04.2021
Pandemic’s effect on Year 11 students to be tracked in major national study
A new study co-led by UCL is being launched today to follow the outcomes - educational, career and wellbeing - for 12,000 Year 11 students across England to find out how the pandemic has affected them.

Social Sciences - Campus - 23.04.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 22.04.2021

Campus - Social Sciences - 22.04.2021

Social Sciences - Physics - 22.04.2021
Two professors of the University of Cologne win the most prestigious European research grants
Cultural anthropologist Michael Bollig and physicist Stephan Schlemmer receive an ERC Advanced Grant for new research projects The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded the two UoC researchers Professor Dr Michael Bollig and Professor Dr Stephan Schlemmer with an ERC Advanced Grant.

Economics / Business - Social Sciences - 22.04.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 21.04.2021
Disabled people face life threatening COVID-19 discrimination - study
Disabled people face life threatening COVID-19 discrimination - study
Disabled people across the Global South have faced significant discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving them at greater risk of life-threatening abuse, violence and mental health problems, according to a new study.

Environment - Social Sciences - 21.04.2021
In Calculating the Social Cost of Methane, Equity Matters
New study finds the economic harms of methane emissions can vary greatly by region What is the cost of 1 ton of a greenhouse gas? When a climate-warming gas such as carbon dioxide or methane is emitted into the atmosphere, its impacts may be felt years and even decades into the future - in the form of rising sea levels, changes in agricultural productivity, or more extreme weather events, such as droughts, floods, and heat waves.

Environment - Social Sciences - 20.04.2021
What the Biden administration means for international climate policy
U.S. is seeing an 'unprecedented focus' on environmental justice, economist says This past winter, University of Chicago economist Amir Jina had to flip his climate policy class "on its head.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 20.04.2021

Campus - Social Sciences - 20.04.2021

Social Sciences - Politics - 19.04.2021
Arguing on the internet: UW researchers studying how to make online arguments productive
Arguing on the internet: UW researchers studying how to make online arguments productive
The internet seems like the place to go to get into fights. Whether they're with a family member or a complete stranger, these arguments have the potential to destroy important relationships and consume a lot of emotional energy.

Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 19.04.2021
Researchers win £1.3M funding to make a portable device to detect street drug ’spice’
A portable device to detect spice is being developed at Bath. This will be the first gadget to give on-the-spot readings for the street drug.

Social Sciences - 19.04.2021

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - 18.04.2021
What does the study of domesticated birds tell us about the evolution of human language?
What does the study of domesticated birds tell us about the evolution of human language?
Language is one of the most notable abilities humans have. It allows us to express complex meanings and transmit knowledge from generation to generation. An important question in human biology is how this ability ended up being developed, and researchers from the universities of Barcelona, Cologne and Tokyo have treated this issue in a recent article.

Social Sciences - Administration - 15.04.2021
When Americans Recall Their Roots, They Open Up to Immigration
Which was the first generation in your family to arrive in America? Do you know why your family came to the United States? Members of President Joe Biden's administration—and key nominees—have answered these questions in their first days in office.

Social Sciences - 15.04.2021
Stability, security at risk for half of children in shared, or doubled-up households, U-M research finds
Roughly half the kids in shared households may be living as "guests” in a less stable and secure environment, according to new research from the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy.

Social Sciences - Politics - 14.04.2021
UPF is participating in the creation of the first survey of birth cohorts in Europe, to improve children’s wellbeing
The RECSM research centre of the Department of Political and Social Sciences, led by Mariano Torcal together with Wiebke Weber as principal investigator of the COORDINATE project at the University, will be collaborating in the design of the questionnaires to ensure their quality.

Social Sciences - 14.04.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 14.04.2021
Suicide among female nurses is double that of the general female population
Female nurses are roughly twice as likely to commit suicide than the general female population and 70% more likely than female physicians, according to a University of Michigan study examining suicide among physicians and nurses.

Social Sciences - Event - 13.04.2021
Authoritarianism and Patriarchy, or why Belarusian #Evalution has a Female Face
18:00 - 20:00 VeranstalterIn Gesellschaft für Soziologie an der Universität Graz (GSU) Veranstaltungshomepage:

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 13.04.2021
Analysis: How to understand the influence of paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland
Paramilitary groups continue to have an influence in Northern Ireland, and questions should focus on why this is the case, instead of denying that they do, say Professor Kristin Bakke and PhD Candidate Kit Rickard (both UCL Political Science).

Social Sciences - Media - 12.04.2021
Debate as a cultural technique: From disputations to conflicts on social media
Debate as a cultural technique: From disputations to conflicts on social media
Are we living in a world of lies, as the Süddeutsche Zeitung recently complained in a commentary on Donald Trump's political communication?
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