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Environment - Social Sciences - 14.12.2009
Humanitarian disasters highlighted by new technology
The University of Plymouth is using the latest satellite imaging technology to highlight the horrors of human rights abuse and deliberate environmental damage in the most inaccessible parts of the world.

Law - Social Sciences - 09.12.2009
UCL assesses states human rights commitment
UCL assesses states human rights commitment
Argentina has come top of a ranking of nation states according to their ratification of the world?s principle international treaties on human rights, humanitarian law and international crimes.

Social Sciences - Event - 09.12.2009
Die heilige Stadt Varanasi ist ein brüllendes Biest
Zurich - University of Zurich Wie sieht es zu Hause bei indischen Familien aus? Wer darf das Baby halten, wenn der Fotograf abdrückt? Fabian Biasio hat in Indien fotografiert.

Social Sciences - Art and Design - 07.12.2009
Bartlett-based practice to build tower in China
Bartlett-based practice to build tower in China
Chair of the Bartlett Professor Christine Hawley and alumni Andrew Porter, Abigail Ashton and Moyang Yang are part of London-based architectural practice Metamode.

Social Sciences - Architecture - 02.12.2009
New report calls for action on housing for older people
A new report has recommended that the design and development of new homes for older people must become a national priority if the UK is to avoid a future housing crisis.

Administration - Social Sciences - 02.12.2009
Old Bailey website set to trial revolutionary web searches
Old Bailey website set to trial revolutionary web searches
A team of academics from across the globe has received funding from an international grant competition to test and develop new tools for electronic research, using the innovative and popular Old Bailey Proceedings Online website .

Health - Social Sciences - 01.12.2009
Learning from the H1N1 flu outbreak
In September, the UCLA School of Public Health's Center for Public Health and Disasters brought together representatives from federal, state and local health agencies, hospitals, emergency medical se

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 01.12.2009
Study shows US lags behind in transit safety programs for female riders
Desolate bus stops and train cars, dimly lit parking structures, and overcrowded mass transit vehicles all represent stressful settings for many women.

Social Sciences - 26.11.2009
Safeguarding children and adults with learning disabilities
Safeguarding children and adults with learning disabilities
PA 305/09 Disability hate crime and forced marriages of people with learning disabilities are among the subjects under discussion at a conference today organised by The Ann Craft Trust.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 25.11.2009
Mother Teresa: the saint betrayed by her religious colleagues
Mother Teresa was betrayed by religious colleagues when she confided in them that she did not believe in God, according to new research by a University of Birmingham academic.

Social Sciences - Environment - 24.11.2009
Imperial Professor works with international task force to help China go green
Imperial Professor works with international task force to help China go green
Imperial Professor works with international task force to help China go green 'Low carbon road map' proposed by team of experts %0A " By Danielle Reeves Wednesday 25 November 2009 An international ta

Health - Social Sciences - 16.11.2009
HIV vaccine failure probably caused by virus used, says new research
HIV vaccine failure probably caused by virus used, says new research
HIV vaccine failure probably caused by virus used, says new research Research suggests immunity to adenovirus may have increased the risk of HIV infection in the STEP Trial - %0A " Imperial College L

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 13.11.2009
Obituary: Valerie Oppenheimer, 77, UCLA sociologist studied gender, work, marriage
Valerie Oppenheimer, a UCLA sociologist known for pioneering research on the effects of employment trends on marriage and the American family, died Nov.

Health - Social Sciences - 09.11.2009
UHS releases new update on H1N1 flu vaccine
BERKELEY — University Health Services (UHS) sent a CALmessage today to update the campus on the status of its H1N1 flu vaccines supply.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 03.11.2009

Law - Social Sciences - 27.10.2009

Health - Social Sciences - 12.10.2009
Sheffield Professor´s research could save NHS millions
A study led by a Sheffield Professor could save the NHS millions a year - by proving that treating leg ulcers with inexpensive dressings works just as well as the widely used expensive alternatives.

Health - Social Sciences - 30.09.2009
New trial to assess sleep apnoea treatment in elderly patients
New trial to assess sleep apnoea treatment in elderly patients
New trial to assess sleep apnoea treatment in elderly patients PREDICT trial aims to find out if a common treatment improves people's quality of life - %0A " By Lucy Goodchild Thursday 1 October 2009

Physics - Social Sciences - 30.09.2009
Children can be sold on fun of physical activity, U. of I. researcher says
Social marketing can sell kids on getting outside and getting active, according to Marian Huhman (WHO-mun), a professor of communication at Illinois. Her findings are based on recently published results on a five-year national campaign aimed at "tweens" aged 9 to 13 years old. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer CHAMPAIGN, Ill.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 23.09.2009
Caroline Elkins Named Professor of History
Cambridge, Mass. September 23, 2009 - Historian Caroline Elkins, who received a Pulitzer Prize in 2006 for her book "Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya," has been named professor of history at Harvard University, effective July 1, 2009.

Social Sciences - 14.09.2009
University celebrates grand re-opening of Muirhead Tower
One of the University of Birmingham's iconic buildings, Muirhead Tower, officially reopens this week, following a two year transformation.

Law - Social Sciences - 14.09.2009

Health - Social Sciences - 13.09.2009
Adolescent health symposium
The 11th UCL Institute for Global Health (IGH) Symposium, 'Coming of age for adolescent health', was held on 9 September 2009.

Health - Social Sciences - 10.09.2009
Vast majority of adolescent deaths occur in low and middle-income countries
A study of global death rates for young people aged 10?24 years shows that the vast majority of deaths in this age group (97%) occur in low- and middle-income countries.

Health - Social Sciences - 10.09.2009
Vast majority of adolescent deaths occur in low and middle-income countries
A study of global death rates for young people aged 10?24 years shows that the vast majority of deaths in this age group (97%) occur in low- and middle-income countries.

Social Sciences - Environment - 10.09.2009
Environmental Scientists Estimate That China Could Meet Its Entire Future Energy Needs by Wind Alone
Cambridge, Mass. September 10, 2009 - A team of environmental scientists from Harvard and Tsinghua University has demonstrated the enormous potential for wind-generated electricity in China.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 27.08.2009

Health - Social Sciences - 25.08.2009
UM Nursing Professor Selected for the IOM/RWJF Committee on Future of Nursing
August 26, 2009 — Coral Gables — Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, Ph.D.

Law - Social Sciences - 29.07.2009

Religions - Social Sciences - 21.07.2009
Wenn der Imam Deutsch spricht
Zurich - University of Zurich Sollen Imame und islamische Religionslehrer künftig in der Schweiz ausgebildet werden können? Ja, sagen viele Muslime und Schweizer Institutionen in einer neuen Studie der Universität Zürich.

Religions - Social Sciences - 21.07.2009
Broad consensus in favour of imam training in Switzerland
21.07.2009 / Bern - SNF Should imams and Muslim religious teachers be allowed to train at Swiss universities in future? The majority of Muslims living in Switzerland advocate the idea, as do Swiss authorities, universities and legal experts.

Social Sciences - 14.07.2009
Leaders come to Imperial to discuss the future of Europe’s research facilities
Leaders come to Imperial to discuss the future of Europe’s research facilities
Leaders come to Imperial to discuss the future of Europe?s research facilities Realising and Managing International Research Infrastructures (RAMIRI) symposium held at Imperial this week %0A " Wednes

Social Sciences - 02.07.2009
Caustic soda rape praise for sentence increase
Caustic soda rape praise for sentence increase
PA 184/09 Leading charities campaigning against abuse of people with learning disabilities have applauded a decision to increase the prison sentences given to two of the three men found guilty of gang

Health - Social Sciences - 25.06.2009
Half of all premature deaths of Russian adults down to alcohol
More than half of all deaths of people of working age in Russia are caused by alcohol, according to research by Oxford University and the Russian Cancer Research Centre in Moscow.

Health - Social Sciences - 09.06.2009

Health - Social Sciences - 08.06.2009
Unique new bone research centre opened
The University of Sheffield opened a centre of excellence for bone research today (Tuesday 9 June 2009), to mark a new phase of its outstanding research into bone related diseases in both adults and children.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 08.06.2009
Fowler exhibition tells story of tea through art from Asia, Europe, U.S.
Hot or iced, bagged or loose, black or green ? enjoying a cup of tea, whatever form it takes, is an act performed at least 3 billion times a day the world over.

Health - Social Sciences - 14.05.2009
Bill Gates visits Imperial to discuss research with a global impact
Bill Gates visits Imperial to discuss research with a global impact
Bill Gates visits Imperial to discuss research with a global impact Ten leading scientists talked to Bill Gates about their research - %0A " By Lucy Goodchild Friday 15 May 2009 The philanthropist an

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 13.05.2009

Health - Social Sciences - 11.05.2009
Swine flu: early findings about pandemic potential reported in new study
Swine flu: early findings about pandemic potential reported in new study
Swine flu: early findings about pandemic potential reported in new study Researchers assess emerging pandemic using data until end of April 2009 %0A " Imperial College London News Release For immedia

Health - Social Sciences - 22.04.2009
New measures to care for young carers
New measures to care for young carers
PA 110/09 Around 175,000 young people across the UK care for parents, siblings or other relatives who are sick, disabled or in need of support or supervision. These young people, under the age of 18, often assume a level of caring responsibility usually expected of adults.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 17.04.2009
Get to know the University of Nottingham Day of Exploration
Get to know the University of Nottingham Day of Exploration
PA 109/09 How does a satellite transmit signals directly to your car? Why do some substances explode? What can artefacts from thousands of years ago tell us about human development? Why is maths essen

Social Sciences - Event - 14.04.2009

Art and Design - Social Sciences - 13.03.2009
Dept. of Ethnomusicology announces events for spring 2009
(Note to Editors: Digital images are available through media officers.) The UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology offers a series of events for the public's enjoyment throughout the year.

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 10.03.2009
How Brummies Have Shaped the City
The University of Birmingham is launching a new way of telling Brummies about its research on the city.

Health - Social Sciences - 09.03.2009
Research suggests elimination of rabies is a realistic goal
10 March 2009 Research suggests elimination of rabies is a realistic goal Vaccination of the world´s domestic dog population could lead to the elimination of rabies, according to new research carried out at the University of Sheffield.

Social Sciences - 02.03.2009
Lord Chief Justice Gives First Lecture in ’Issues in Criminal Justice’ Series
The University of Birmingham's annual 'Issues in Criminal Justice' lecture series begins on Wednesday 4 March with a speech from the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Rt Hon Lord Igor Judge.

Health - Social Sciences - 02.03.2009
Material success and social failure?
Material success and social failure?
PA 53/09 It is common knowledge that in rich societies the poor have shorter lives and suffer more from almost every social problem. Likewise, large inequalities of income are often regarded as divisive and corrosive. In a groundbreaking book, based on 30 years' research, Richard Wilkinson, Emeritus Professor at The University of Nottingham together with co-author Kate Pickett from the University of York, go an important stage beyond either of these ideas to demonstrate that more unequal societies are bad for almost everyone within them — the well-off as well as the poor.

Social Sciences - 24.02.2009
Right-wing extremism in Switzerland
24.02.2009 / Bern - SNF Launched in 2003, the National Research Programme "Right-wing extremism " causes and countermeasures" (NRP 40+), has now been completed."One conclusion is that t