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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 - Careers/Employment
19.04.2018
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
18.04.2018
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
Social Sciences - Law/Forensics
17.04.2018
Innovation/Technology - Social Sciences
10.04.2018
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.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
05.04.2018
University of Sussex worth £343 million to regional economy
University of Sussex worth £343 million to regional economy
University of Sussex worth ¬£343 million to regional economy The University of Sussex adds £343 million a year to the economies of Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex, says a new independent report.
Social Sciences - Administration/Government
16.03.2018
Social Sciences - History/Archeology
15.03.2018
Law/Forensics - Social Sciences
12.03.2018
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 - Chemistry
08.03.2018
UCL celebrates exceptional women with 'Female Firsts' art project
UCL celebrates exceptional women with ’Female Firsts’ art project
Britain's first female doctor, the first female President of the Royal College of Surgeons and the first black woman to play for England Women's cricket team are among 12 exceptional women to be celebrated in a new UCL art project called 'Female Firsts'.
Social Sciences
08.03.2018
Social Sciences
06.03.2018
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.
Social Sciences - Art and Design
23.02.2018
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
19.02.2018
Social Sciences - Psychology
16.02.2018
Better tools needed to diagnose depression in people with autism
Autistic adults are not being effectively diagnosed with depression due to a lack of asessment tools, a new study has found.
Innovation/Technology - Social Sciences
06.02.2018
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
06.02.2018
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
06.02.2018
How people's social encounters influence the growth of epidemics
How people’s social encounters influence the growth of epidemics
The first ever long-term study of patterns of social contact in Hong Kong will improve our knowledge of the growth of epidemics say researchers.
Social Sciences - Pedagogy/Education Science
05.02.2018
Premature babies make fewer friends – but not for long
Premature babies make fewer friends and spend less time socialising in early childhood - but this improves when they get to school - according to new University of Warwick research At the age of 6, very preterm children reported 4 friends, compared with children born full-term who had 5 friends Very preterm children see their friends 15% less than those born full-term Interventions should be available to encourage social interaction skills in pr
Social Sciences - Politics
31.01.2018
Art and Design - Social Sciences
25.01.2018
UCL turns clock back to Jane Fonda's Barbarella as part of research celebration of 1960s films
UCL turns clock back to Jane Fonda’s Barbarella as part of research celebration of 1960s films
The clock was turned back to 1968† at a London cinema this week as part of the culmination of a three-year project by UCL academics to record, analyse, archive† and publicise the memories of almost a thousand people across the UK about what it was like to go to the cinema in the 1960s.
Law/Forensics - Social Sciences
19.01.2018
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
18.01.2018
Pioneering new way to measure economic democracy makes link to equality
Pioneering new way to measure economic democracy makes link to equality
A pioneering new way to measure the economy and identify the 'democratic health' of a country's economy was unveiled today (Thursday 18 January 2018) Using this new Index of Economic Democracy, resea
Social Sciences
12.01.2018
Hate crime affects whole communities, not just the targeted victims, finds University of Sussex study
Hate crime affects whole communities, not just the targeted victims, finds University of Sussex study
Hate crime affects whole communities, not just the targeted victims, finds University of Sussex study A major five-year study from the University of Sussex shows empirically, for the first time, that hate crime affects entire communities, rather than just the individuals who are targeted. The report is published today, Friday 12 January, to coincide with an event in London to share its findings with law makers and charities.
Social Sciences
08.01.2018
Women are ostracised by unfounded witchcraft labels
Women are ostracised by unfounded witchcraft labels
Witchcraft labels are a mechanism to harm female competitors and profoundly affect the structure of social networks, according to new UCL-led research. The study quantifies the impact of witchcraft labels, such as 'zhu' used in rural China, on communities including their influence on social life and how social networks are structured.
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
02.01.2018
Social Sciences - Life Sciences
18.12.2017
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
14.12.2017
The iceberg model of self-harm
Researchers have created a model of self-harm that shows high levels of the problem in the community, especially in young girls, and the need for school-based prevention measures.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
12.12.2017
New therapy helps schizophrenia patients re-engage socially
New therapy helps schizophrenia patients re-engage socially
New therapy helps schizophrenia patients re-engage socially A new therapy aimed at helping young people with schizophrenia to reconnect and engage with the world around them has had promising results, a University of Sussex-led study has found. Social Recovery Therapy, which involves helping severely withdrawn individuals to identify personally meaningful goals and to set up day-to-day achievable activities, can significantly increase their amount of social interaction, according to the study published in The Lancet Psychiatry (11 December 2017).
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
07.12.2017
New app to help prevent people who are considering self-harm or having suicidal thoughts launched
New app to help prevent people who are considering self-harm or having suicidal thoughts launched
A new app to help people who are considering self-harm or having suicidal thoughts is now available to download from the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
01.12.2017
Social Sciences
30.11.2017
Young migrants, crime and detention: more needs to be done
Young migrants, crime and detention: more needs to be done
The Government needs to do more to support children and young people who arrive in the UK as migrants, before they commit a crime and face deportation.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
24.11.2017
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
23.11.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
23.11.2017
'fast fashion' continues to risk garment workers' health and well-being
’fast fashion’ continues to risk garment workers’ health and well-being
New study shows 'fast fashion' continues to risk garment workers' health and well-being On the 24 th November 2012, a fire in the Tazreen Fashions factory in Bangladesh led to the death of at least 1
Environment/Sustainable Development - Social Sciences
23.11.2017
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