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Social Sciences
20.07.2017
"I know what the meaning of abuse is, it’s not something I read in books it’s something I feel."
"I know what the meaning of abuse is, it's not something I read in books it's something I feel.
Politics - Social Sciences
14.07.2017
Wales’s political future
Wales's political future will come under scrutiny in a Cardiff University-led debate next week.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
14.07.2017
New Funding for Global Health Research
The Department of Health has announced that an MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit led project is one of 33 successful recipients of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Global Health Research Fund to establish new Global Health Research Units and Groups.
Psychology - Social Sciences
13.07.2017
Young people share experiences of self-harm at unique event
Young people who have experienced self-harm will join researchers from the University of Nottingham to share their experiences of being part of a unique research project at an event on the 23 rd July at The Contemporary.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Social Sciences
13.07.2017
A false promise?
A false promise?
Does the ‘promise' of Greenhouse Gas Removal technologies that capture carbon from the atmosphere undermine our efforts to cut production of greenhouse gases?
Social Sciences
10.07.2017
Professor Jane Millar announced as Social Sciences REF Chair
Professor Jane Millar announced as Social Sciences REF Chair
Professor Jane Millar OBE FBA FAcSS has today been announced as Chair of the Social Sciences REF Panel ahead of the next Research Excellence Framework in 2021.
Social Sciences - Politics
07.07.2017
Social Sciences - Politics
07.07.2017
Conference reveals true impacts of organised crime across West
Conference reveals true impacts of organised crime across West
A major two-day conference , opening today at the University and organised through the Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies , will shine a light on the shady underworld of or
Social Sciences - Administration/Government
06.07.2017
Women speak out about experiences of domestic violence and abuse to help others
Women speak out about experiences of domestic violence and abuse to help others
A new web resource designed to support women experiencing domestic violence and abuse has been launched on the HealthTalk charity website today.
Social Sciences
03.07.2017
Sussex India Society marks solidarity with Refugee Week in Brighton and 'Not In My Name' protests in India
Sussex India Society marks solidarity with Refugee Week in Brighton and ’Not In My Name’ protests in India
Sussex India Society marks solidarity with Refugee Week in Brighton and 'Not In My Name' protests in India As part of an event in Brighton marking the end of Refugee Week, the Sussex India Society at
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
26.06.2017
Opinion: Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong - according to science
Opinion: Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong - according to science
Most people experience anxiety at some point in their lives, but for some it can be a crippling condition.
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
23.06.2017
Cardiff celebrates 20 years of violence reduction
Cardiff University team honoured for ‘Cardiff Model' of violence prevention From London to Australia, a novel crime prevention model, first piloted in Cardiff, is being replicated around the world as it celebrates its 20 th anniversary.
Politics - Social Sciences
23.06.2017
Brexit gives rise to new political identities, new report finds
Brexit gives rise to new political identities, new report finds
Two academics from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have contributed to a report on the challenges and implications of Brexit a year after the vote.
Social Sciences
20.06.2017
The spread of fake news following terrorist attacks
How fake news spreads on social media in the aftermath of major terrorist attacks and what the police can do to manage its impacts upon public behaviours will be analysed for the first time by researchers at Cardiff University.
Social Sciences
19.06.2017
New research on security threats announced
New research on security threats announced
Eight projects to address some of the security threats facing the UK have been announced by the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), which is led by Lancaster University. After a rigorous and independent review process, these projects (subject to contract) were selected from more than 80 applications to CREST's recent commissioning call.
Social Sciences - Law/Forensics
19.06.2017
Top level speakers will address peacebuilding event at Lancaster University
Top level speakers will address peacebuilding event at Lancaster University
The development of fresh insights into peacebuilding will be at the forefront of thinking at a Lancaster University Knowledge Exchange symposium and workshop on 5 and 6 July.
Social Sciences - Careers/Employment
19.06.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
15.06.2017
Drop in violence associated with smoke-free policy at psychiatric hospital
New King's College London research reveals a 39 per cent drop in physical assaults - both between patients and towards staff - following the introduction of a smoke-free policy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM). Published today in The Lancet Psychiatry , the study has important implications for the introduction of smoke-free policies, not only in psychiatric hospitals but also in other institutions such as prisons.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
14.06.2017
Peer-led self-management programmes may not help teenagers with asthma
Study suggests that programmes have little effect on quality of life or lung function for adolescents who have the condition - Call for further analysis of studies A study from the University of Warwick suggests peer-led self-management programmes have little impact on the quality of life or lung function of adolescents with asthma.
Law/Forensics - Social Sciences
14.06.2017
Employment law reform needed to fix social care in the UK
New research by a Cardiff University academic has offered an innovative and timely insight into the UK's crisis of social care.
Social Sciences - Computer Science/Telecom
08.06.2017
Fake online profiles easier to fish out with new software tool
People who use fake profiles online could be more easily identified, thanks to a new tool developed by computer scientists. Computer scientists from King's and the University of Edinburgh have trained computer models to spot social media users who make up information about themselves - known as catfishes.
Social Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
02.06.2017
No Shadow of a Doubt over Edith Wharton play
A previously unknown play by Pulitzer Prize winning author Edith Wharton has been discovered by a University of Glasgow academic.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
01.06.2017
One in five twins dies before the age of five in sub-Saharan Africa
Researchers have discovered that one-fifth of twins in sub-Saharan Africa die before the age of five in what is thought to be the first comprehensive study to track the development of twin mortality in that part of the world.  Researchers from the University of Oxford's Department of Sociology and Radboud University in the Netherlands estimate that in sub-Saharan Africa, the death rate for twins is three times higher than for singletons under five and that the gap in survival rates between the two groups is growing.
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
01.06.2017
Research informs new play exploring effect of solitary confinement on mental health
● The mid-19 th century saw the ‘Separate System' (solitary confinement) introduced in the UK and Ireland, originally intended to enable prisoners to reflect and reform ● Concerns qu
Politics - Social Sciences
31.05.2017
Labour dominating Twitter conversation in UK election campaign, says study
Analysis by researchers at Oxford University's Oxford Internet Institute shows that content about the Labour Party is dominating traffic on Twitter during the UK general election campaign. Hashtags such as #VoteLabour and #JezzWeCan are outperforming the likes of #VoteTory and #StrongAndStable, according to the new study.
Politics - Social Sciences
31.05.2017
New voting advice tool launched to provide insight into policy preferences
New voting advice tool launched to provide insight into policy preferences
A new, interactive website launched this week to help voters in the upcoming UK general election determine which party policies they most closely identify with.
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
29.05.2017
Alcohol, drug, and violence related injuries in adolescence carry similar risk of later suicide as self-harm
Alcohol, drug, and violence related injuries in adolescence carry similar risk of later suicide as self-harm
Adolescents who are admitted to hospital for alcohol, drug, or violence related injuries are at a similar risk of suicide 10 years later than those who have self-harmed, according to a study using data from 1 million adolescents in the UK, published in The Lancet .
Politics - Social Sciences
26.05.2017
Who should get your vote? QMUL app matches voters with parties
Who should get your vote? QMUL app matches voters with parties
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has launched a new voting advice application to help people make an informed choice on polling day.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
22.05.2017
Brexit: people are angry but looking for compromise, research finds
Researchers engaged with people across the East of England and found anxiety and resentment, as well as a broad consensus that the UK should remain in the single market.
Social Sciences
16.05.2017
Centre for the Future of Intelligence joins international coalition for safe and beneficial AI
Centre for the Future of Intelligence joins international coalition for safe and beneficial AI
The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI), a Cambridge-based research Centre exploring the nature and impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI), is joining the Partnership on AI to Benefit People and Society (Partnership on AI), it was announced this evening.
Arts and Design - Social Sciences
16.05.2017
Warwick welcomes Julie Christie for special evening of poetry and film
The University of Warwick Centre for Modern Languages is hosting a special evening of poetry and film to mark the launch of a new research project Chilean Exiles and World University Service (WUS) on 25 May 2017 at 18:00 in the Warwick Arts Centre cinema.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
16.05.2017
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
15.05.2017
Global Young Academy to meet in Scotland for the first time
From 15 to 19 May 2017, Scotland will welcome outstanding young scientists and scholars from over 40 countries to Aviemore for the Global Young Academy's annual international conference.
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
15.05.2017
Drone research attracts Leverhulme Trust research fellowship success
Drone research attracts Leverhulme Trust research fellowship success
With the advent of drones to deliver parcels to homes in the UK, an expert at Lancaster University is set to gauge the impact of atmospheric technologies on our lives and on our airspace.
Social Sciences
11.05.2017
Event - Social Sciences
08.05.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
04.05.2017
Living in a poor area increases the risk of anxiety in women, but not in men
Women living in the most deprived areas are over 60% more likely to have anxiety as women living in richer areas.
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
04.05.2017
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
26.04.2017
Decline in serious violence
The number of people injured in serious violence dropped by 10% in 2016 compared to 2015, according to a national report on serious violence published by Cardiff University.
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
24.04.2017
Prenatal screening for Down’s syndrome seen as ‘routine practice’
Optional prenatal screening for Down's syndrome has become a ‘normal' part of pregnancy, with consequences for women and their partners, according to new research by Cardiff University. In a study of healthcare professionals involved in Down's syndrome screening in the UK, Dr Gareth Thomas of the University's School of Social Sciences shows how screening for the condition has become an expected pit-stop on the pregnancy journey.
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
20.04.2017
Now is not the time for the UN to run from the DRC
Now is not the time for the UN to run from the DRC
Dr Reuben Loffman from QMUL's School of History writes about why the UN should stay the course in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Social Sciences
13.04.2017
UNICEF database project to map MENA expertise
UNICEF database project to map MENA expertise
A new collaboration launched recently between the University and UNICEF will help to create a new, publicly accessible database of experts in social policy for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to help improve policy responses.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
06.04.2017
Education Secretary underlines ‘economic imperative' of social mobility for Brexit Britain
Education Secretary underlines ‘economic imperative’ of social mobility for Brexit Britain
Increasing the ability of children from poorer backgrounds to go on to succeed in all walks of life is a ‘cold, hard, economic imperative' facing Brexit Britain but also a ‘massive genera
Social Sciences
04.04.2017
Report highlights how universities can enrich their neighbourhoods
Report highlights how universities can enrich their neighbourhoods
Universities can enrich their own neighbourhoods by developing long-term partnerships with community organisations, according to a new report by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Social Sciences - Politics
04.04.2017
A ’stranglehold’ on the data that could help explain political extremism
The advent of social media has led to a vast increase in the amount of social information that we see about others' political behaviour and this has important implications for democracy, argues Professor Helen Margetts in Nature Human Behaviour.
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