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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: https://soziologie.uni-graz.at/de/institut/gesellschaft-fuer-soziologie-gs

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?

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 12.04.2021

Social Sciences - Campus - 12.04.2021

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 09.04.2021

Social Sciences - 08.04.2021
Young women 'most resistant' group to vaccinate
Young women ’most resistant’ group to vaccinate
Young women are the most reluctant group in Australia to get vaccinated against COVID-19 but their attitudes could change depending on their confidence in government, new findings from The Australian National University (ANU) show.

Campus - Social Sciences - 08.04.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 08.04.2021
Opinion: The Sewell report cited my work - just not the parts highlighting structural racism
There has been a great deal of interest in the report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities (Cred), which reviewed pertinent evidence on discrimination in education, the labour market and elsewhere. My focus, unapologetically, is on the health chapter, which prominently cites my own work.

Health - Social Sciences - 08.04.2021
Now rescinded, Trump-era ’public charge’ policy may still harm immigrants’ health
The Trump administration's expansion of the "public charge? rule — a move that sought to disqualify immigrants who used social programs like Medicaid from obtaining legal residency in the U&per

Social Sciences - Architecture - 07.04.2021
Mobiliscope: hour-by-hour population and social mixing in 55 French and Canadian city regions
Mobiliscope: hour-by-hour population and social mixing in 55 French and Canadian city regions
Mobiliscope uses travel survey data to visually present how the social composition of a city or neighbourhood evolves over the course of 24 hours.

Environment - Social Sciences - 06.04.2021
Opinion: Why scientists need to work more closely with faith communities on climate change
Opinion: Why scientists need to work more closely with faith communities on climate change
To make sufficient progress in the fight against climate change, scientists need to start taking religious groups more seriously as allies, writes Cambridge political scientist, Dr Tobias Müller, in Nature .

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - 05.04.2021
Model reveals surprising disconnect between physical characteristics and genetic ancestry in certain populations
Stanford model reveals surprising disconnect between physical characteristics and genetic ancestry in certain populations Stanford biologists have built a model examining the relationship between physical traits and genetic ancestry in populations formed from the mixture of multiple founding groups. They found that the relationship dissipates over generations.

Environment - Social Sciences - 05.04.2021
EU citizens ready to become energy producers
VUB project RENAISSANCE shows that energy transition can be done locally with good guidance Monday, April 5, 2021 — Researchers from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in cooperation with research

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 05.04.2021
Despite New York City’s ambitious pre-K experiment, racial gaps grow
A racial gap in pre-K education could significantly impede efforts to recover from learning losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Berkeley researcher.

Social Sciences - Health - 02.04.2021

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 01.04.2021
Teaching and classroom assistants key to keeping schools open in lockdown
Just over half of teaching assistants in schools stepped-up to manage classes on their own during the winter lockdown ensuring vulnerable and key worker children could attend lessons, according to a new study by UCL researchers.

Social Sciences - Art and Design - 31.03.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 31.03.2021
Mask use low when people visit with friends
While nearly all Americans use a mask at some point each week, very few consistently wear their mask during many common potentially risky activities.

Social Sciences - Career - 30.03.2021
Ana-Christina Ramón: Opening doors for equity and access
Ana Christina Ramón, director of research and civic engagement of the division of social sciences in the UCLA College, became interested in social and racial justice issues around the dinner table with her family, growing up in a multigenerational household in Los Angeles.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 30.03.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 30.03.2021
More Detroiters ’very likely’ to get COVID-19 vaccine than 4 months ago, U-M survey finds
Thirty-eight percent of Detroiters now say they are "very likely” to get the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available, up from 14% who gave that response in fall 2020, according to a new survey (PDF) from the University of Michigan.

Social Sciences - Health - 29.03.2021
Pediatrician provides a voice for youth traumatized by family separation
Dr. Elizabeth Barnert's research into El Salvador's -disappeared- children proposes a role for genetics in reunification Growing up in Brentwood, Dr. Elizabeth Barnert was raised to be acutely aware of two versions of Los Angeles — one of privilege and one of social injustice.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 29.03.2021
Autism in the Somali community - myth-busting short films offer advice and top tips for parents
A series of five evidence-based short films and factsheets about autism for the Somali community have been launched by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded researchers at the University of Bristol and community organisation Autism Independence.
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