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Event - Social Sciences - 16.07.2018
Young leaders tackle big ideas at ANU Future Shapers Forum
A waste-free event; sixty percent female delegates and speed dating for ideas - the tone of the Future Shapers Forum at the Australian National University (ANU) was set early on.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 11.07.2018
Close the gap for vision: Jean McCaughey Oration 2018
Close the gap for vision: Jean McCaughey Oration 2018
Laureate Professor Hugh Taylor will use the fourth Jean McCaughey Oration to outline a reduction in adult Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander blindness rates from six to three times the non-Indigenous population.

Social Sciences - 09.07.2018
New International Research Center "Maria Sibylla Merian Centre for Advanced Studies"
Cooperation Agreement Signed in Presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's Premier Li Keqiang No 186/2018 from Jul 09, 2018 A declaration of intent to found an international research cen

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 09.07.2018
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women influencing Sydney staff
From storytellers and activists to mothers and leaders, the active participation and strength of Indigenous women has enabled generations who have followed.

Social Sciences - Religions - 09.07.2018
The Only Way Forward on Immigration is Through Our Stories
I recently spent two days in Laredo with a group eager to learn more about what is happening on our southern border.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 06.07.2018
Professor Gene Feder selected to co-lead one of new NIHR Policy Units specialising in children and families
Professor Gene Feder from the University of Bristol has been announced as co-lead of a new NIHR Policy Research Unit specialising in Children and Families that will ensure the government and arms-length bodies have the best possible information and evidence available when making policy decisions about health and social care.

Environment - Social Sciences - 05.07.2018
The Futures of Sustainability
The Futures of Sustainability
The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) has granted funding for a new Center for Advanced Study at Universität Hamburg entitled The Futures of Sustainability: Modernization, Transformation, Control.

Social Sciences - 03.07.2018

Social Sciences - Earth Sciences - 28.06.2018
From Wooden Combs to the Lives of the Saamaka Marron in Suriname
Video preview of the exhibition "Encountering - Retracing - Mapping. The Expedition Collections of Heinrich Harrer".

Religions - Social Sciences - 28.06.2018
Separating Kids at Border Belies Our Christian Values
GOP leaders seem to be looking the other way as children are separated from their asylum-seeking parents at the U.S.-Mexico border - Mitch McConnell, Jeff Sessions, Mike Pence and, until recently, Pa

Social Sciences - 27.06.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 27.06.2018

Social Sciences - Innovation / Technology - 24.06.2018
Discovering hidden stories in the Flint water crisis
Discovering hidden stories in the Flint water crisis
As the story of lead contamination in the water of Flint, Michigan, was unfolding in the national news, Elena Sobrino was finishing up her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan at Flint.

Social Sciences - Careers / Employment - 22.06.2018
Nottingham expert wins award for revealing true number of modern slaves
An expert from the Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham, who applied a new technique for estimating the real extent of modern slavery, has been recognised with a prestigious award.

Social Sciences - 21.06.2018
Scotland Will Struggle to Compete for Migrant Workers
‌ New research conducted by the universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow suggests that a post-Brexit Scotland is likely to find itself losing out on much-needed low-skilled migrant labour from the E

Social Sciences - 20.06.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 15.06.2018
Novartis survey uncovers real-world impact of immune thrombocytopenia or ITP, a rare blood disease, on patients’ quality of life
Findings from more than 1,300 patients across 13 countries showed ITP had especially high impact for many patients on emotional well-being (36%) and ability to work (28%) About two-thirds of patients

Social Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 14.06.2018
Fake Facebook account reveals how we fall for fake news
A fictitious Facebook account set up by a team of researchers at the University of Nottingham to mirror the sort of news feed users might encounter on their own Facebook pages has highlighted the diff

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - 12.06.2018
Anthropology professor focuses book on the bonds between humans, animals
Radhika's Govindrajan's book "Animal Intimacies” started attracting attention before it was even available to readers.

Social Sciences - 08.06.2018
Netflix and Facebook helping reduce youth crime
Young people are spending less time in unsupervised environments where opportunistic offending may be more attractive, such as 'hanging out' on the streets.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 07.06.2018
Novartis announces JCO publication of Lutathera NETTER-1 data showing significantly longer time to deterioration of key quality of life measures in patients with progressive midgut NETs
Novartis announces JCO publication of Lutathera NETTER-1 data showing significantly longer time to deterioration of key quality of life measures in patients with progressive midgut NETs Patients repor

Social Sciences - Politics - 05.06.2018
Report sheds light on prison system in Wales
Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre has today (Tuesday 5 June) published 'Imprisonment in Wales: A Factfile', a set of Wales-specific data examining the prison system.

Social Sciences - Literature / Linguistics - 31.05.2018
Tate Modern’s Tate Exchange: Warwick academics question Truth, Justice and History through public art engagement
The University of Warwick is a Tate Exchange Associate Researchers from the University of Warwick are exploring their research findings through artistic practice with the public at Tate Modern's Tate Exchange programme next month (June 12-17).

Social Sciences - Medicine / Pharmacology - 29.05.2018
Ground-breaking research to examine suicide risk in men
Suicide is the leading cause of death in young and middle-aged men in most Western countries including the UK.

Social Sciences - 28.05.2018
Out in the Cold or One of the Gang: Initial Contacts Set the Scene
Ostracism or social exclusion within a group serves to discipline disagreeable, awkward, or freeloading members and thus promote cooperation - at least this was the assumption of previous research in this field.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 28.05.2018
Patient-reported outcomes tool revealed significant improvement in symptom frequency and quality of life domains with Entresto
Novartis International AG: Patient-reported outcomes tool revealed significant improvement in symptom frequency and quality of life domains with Entresto Overall summary score was also significantly higher for Entresto patients than for patients not taking Entresto, as measured by the 12-item Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ-12) These improvements were reported early by Entresto patients, with a median follow-up time of 32 days 21&

Architecture - Social Sciences - 25.05.2018
GLOBAL DEMANDS - Architectural research in a globalised world
GLOBAL DEMANDS - Architectural research in a globalised world
Whether in the sphere of architecture critique or on the market of speculative real estate investment, architecture is increasingly becoming the subject of global circulation.

Art and Design - Social Sciences - 18.05.2018

Social Sciences - 15.05.2018
Australian property market: boom and bust
In the shadow of the slowdown in the housing sector in our capital cities and talk of a downturn and possible housing bubble bust, leading urban planners revisit an old story to highlight the cyclical nature of Australian's property market.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 14.05.2018
Analyzing undocumented Mexican migration in U.S. during 1970s
Stanford historian Ana Raquel Minian explains how undocumented migration from Mexico to the United States became entrenched between 1965 and 1986 in her recently published book.

Administration / Government - Social Sciences - 07.05.2018

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 02.05.2018
UChicago historian examines rise of white power movement
In a new book, historian Kathleen Belew examines the rise of white power movements like the one seen at a rally last fall in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Sport Sciences - Social Sciences - 02.05.2018
Be a sport: From rugby rookie to cup winner
Be a sport: From rugby rookie to cup winner
Be a sport: From rugby rookie to cup winner Life at university is all about new experiences and taking up opportunities for the first time.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 30.04.2018
A scholar's take on Starbucks, anti-bias training and the Berkeley experiment
A scholar’s take on Starbucks, anti-bias training and the Berkeley experiment
When Starbucks announced plans to conduct anti-bias training at its 8,000 outlets following the unprovoked arrests of two African-American customers in Philadelphia, UC Berkeley psychologist Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton was at once impressed and skeptical.

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 - Law / Forensics - 24.04.2018
How #MeToo has created a safe space for women
The #MeToo movement has put male privilege on notice. A student and a graduate discuss the mechanics of social change and their experience of the movement.

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.
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