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Social Sciences
25.04.2018
Serious violence figures for 2017
Despite the recent spate of knife violence and homicide in London, the national picture of serious violence for 2017 remains largely the same as the previous year, according to a national report published by Cardiff University. The study, which examines data by age and sex, is produced from a scientific sample of 94 emergency departments (EDs), minor injury units and walk-in centres in England and Wales.
Social Sciences
23.04.2018
Undocumented immigration doesn’t increase violent crime
For News Media FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/23/18 University of Wisconsin-Madison sociology professor Michael Light undertook the comparison of undocumented immigration and violence in an effort to examine the relationship between two notable recent shifts in American society.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
23.04.2018
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
20.04.2018
How Do People Die in Switzerland Today?
Across all regions, in more than three quarters of cases deaths were preceded by at least one end-of-life decision. (Image: Istock.com/LPETTET) Today, almost two thirds of deaths in Switzerland are foreseeable due to old age or terminal illness. This means that difficult end-of-life decision have to be made.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
18.04.2018
Examining the complexities of migration
Global migration is a complicated issue facing people all over the world. Stanford scholars are turning to critical, social scientific inquiry to better understand its complexities. Across the globe, people are on the move. Some migrate by choice - in pursuit of educational opportunity or economic mobility.
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
18.04.2018
CREST to receive further £2.88m in funding
CREST to receive further £2.88m in funding
The Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST) has been awarded £2.88m, in a grant administered by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), to continue existing and d
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
16.04.2018
Rate of dementia on the decline--but beware of growing numbers
ANN ARBOR-The good news' The rate of older Americans with dementia is on the decline.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
13.04.2018
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
11.04.2018
Citizenship Question on Census is Wasteful and Harms Texans
The Trump administration argues that asking about citizenship status on the decennial census is necessary for enforcing the Voting Rights Act. That's why the Department of Commerce recently announced that it would add a citizenship question to the 2020 decennial census. The problem is the Census Bureau already collects this information.
Social Sciences - Law/Forensics
10.04.2018
World-leading expert in slavery perpetrators joins Nottingham
PA 58/18 The Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham has welcomed a world-leading expert on modern slavery perpetrators as its latest recruit.
Social Sciences
10.04.2018
Cohesive neighborhoods, less spanking result in fewer child welfare visits
ANN ARBOR-The child welfare system is more likely to intervene in households in "less neighborly" neighborhoods and in which parents spank their kids, a new study shows. Researchers at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University conducted analyses on nearly 2,300 families from 20 large U.S. cities who responded to surveys and interviews.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
04.04.2018
Novartis announces JAMA Cardiology publication of data showing Entresto improves physical and social activity in HFrEF patients versus enalapril
Novartis announces JAMA Cardiology publication of data showing Entresto improves physical and social activity in HFrEF patients versus enalapril Post-hoc analysis of PARADIGM-HF published in JAMA Car
Philosophy - Social Sciences
04.04.2018
50 Years after Losing MLK, Moral Courage Still Not Popular
Fifty years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered by American-born terrorist James Earl Ray.
Social Sciences
04.04.2018
What can Martin Luther King Jr. teach us today?
This is cross-posted from the Haas Institute Blog of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
03.04.2018
Filmmaker and alumna to preview work-in-progress at YSPH Film Series
Yale School of Public Health alumna Elizabeth Bayne, M.P.H. '06, M.F.A., is the director of Chocolate Milk , a documentary that explores racial disparities in breastfeeding.
Social Sciences - Psychology
03.04.2018
The secret to being a secret-keeper
If you want to be told a secret you're better off being assertive and compassionate rather than enthusiastic and polite, according to University of Queensland researchers.
Social Sciences - Innovation/Technology
30.03.2018
KSA meeting puts
KSA meeting puts "Spotlight" on region’s diversity issues
The 10th annual meeting of the Kendall Square Association (KSA) took a hard look at the region's widespread diversity issues, historical and current, and featured members of The Boston Globe 's Spotlight team, who discussed their latest investigation into racism in Boston.
Social Sciences - Psychology
30.03.2018
Saying Mental Illness and Mass Violence Go Together is Wrong
With each mass shooting or other large-scale violent event like the recent string of bombings in Austin, the venue, the names and the number of dead change, but the explanation is the same.
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
29.03.2018
Ba’ath Party archives reveal brutality of Saddam Hussein’s rule
A comprehensive archive documenting Saddam Hussein's rule reveals the inner workings of brutal authoritarian rule, and it is helping both scholars and government representatives better understand the full scope of the coercive measures the regime used.
Innovation/Technology - Social Sciences
28.03.2018
CASBS tackles interdisciplinary solutions to societal problems
Interdisciplinary research at Stanford's Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences addresses future of work, consequences of evolving technology and other pressing societal issues.
Social Sciences
27.03.2018
A magician's imperial mission
A magician’s imperial mission
In 1856, the famous French magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin went on an unlikely government mission: a trip to Algeria, which France was colonizing.
Social Sciences - Innovation/Technology
26.03.2018
More than 60 Universities and Academic Institutions Call for Greater Role for Humanities and Social Sciences in New Research Framework Program of the European Union
More than 60 Universities and Academic Institutions Call for Greater Role for Humanities and Social Sciences in New Research Framework Program of the European Union Broad Support for Position Paper b
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
26.03.2018
Social Sciences - Astronomy
21.03.2018
Social Sciences - Chemistry
21.03.2018
Partnering with indigenous communities to anticipate and adapt to ocean change
Partnering with indigenous communities to anticipate and adapt to ocean change
The productive ocean off Washington state's Olympic Coast supports an abundant web of life including kelp forests, fish, shellfish, seabirds and marine mammals.
Social Sciences
20.03.2018
Lack of oversight puts Americans’ privacy at risk across entire tech, information industry
As fallout from the revelation of Cambridge Analytica's misuse of Facebook user information continues, many are mistakenly calling this incident a breach.
Careers/Employment - Social Sciences
16.03.2018
Gender equality stalls in the U.S., Stanford report finds
While the country made progress on eliminating gender inequality in the latter half of the 20 th century, progress has since slowed or stalled entirely, according to a report released by the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality.
Literature/Linguistics - Social Sciences
16.03.2018
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
15.03.2018
Education/Continuing Education - Social Sciences
14.03.2018
Educational success curbs effects of child abuse, neglect
ANN ARBOR-The emotional and sexual abuse that some children endure can lead them to commit crimes later in life.
Social Sciences
09.03.2018
Latest analysis of in-work poverty
One quarter of people living in workless households continue to live in poverty even if they gain a worker, according to analysis by Cardiff University academics.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
09.03.2018
How social networks help perpetuate the 'Cycle of Segregation'
How social networks help perpetuate the ’Cycle of Segregation’
Think about the last time you looked for a new apartment or house. Maybe you asked your friends or colleagues about where they lived.
Social Sciences
09.03.2018
Latest analysis of in-work poverty
One quarter of people living in workless households continue to live in poverty even if they gain a worker, according to analysis by Cardiff University academics.
Social Sciences - History/Archeology
09.03.2018
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
09.03.2018
How social networks help perpetuate the 'Cycle of Segregation'
How social networks help perpetuate the ’Cycle of Segregation’
Think about the last time you looked for a new apartment or house. Maybe you asked your friends or colleagues about where they lived.
Life Sciences - Social Sciences
08.03.2018
Social Sciences
08.03.2018
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
07.03.2018
Study debunks myth that some nations are happier than others
A new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has challenged the notion that some nations' citizens are happier than others, finding that inequalities within nations have a greater influence on people's happiness. The study's author Dr Richard Burns said the findings questioned the usefulness and validity of comparisons of happiness between nations.
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
07.03.2018
Study debunks myth that some nations are happier than others
A new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has challenged the notion that some nations' citizens are happier than others, finding that inequalities within nations have a greater influence on people's happiness. The study's author Dr Richard Burns said the findings questioned the usefulness and validity of comparisons of happiness between nations.
Social Sciences
06.03.2018
Environment/Sustainable Development - Social Sciences
05.03.2018
Community power opens renewable energy market to all
People locked out of the renewable energy market by cost, knowledge barriers or restrictive housing arrangements, such as renters, could benefit from emerging community energy schemes.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Social Sciences
05.03.2018
Community power opens renewable energy market to all
Community power opens renewable energy market to all
People locked out of the renewable energy market by cost, knowledge barriers or restrictive housing arrangements, such as renters, could benefit from emerging community energy schemes.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
01.03.2018
Academic Rankings - Social Sciences
28.02.2018
Social Sciences - Administration/Government
27.02.2018
Behind this wall - seclusion is not the answer
Behind this wall - seclusion is not the answer
Placing women with learning disabilities in ‘seclusion' to control their behaviour while they are incarcerated in secure inpatient units, is counter-therapeutic says new research from Lancaster University. ‘Behind This Wall - experiences of seclusion on locked wards for women' published this month in the Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research strongly recommends other options should be explored.
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