Social sciences

Pharmacology - Social Sciences - Oct 17
Pharmacology - Social Sciences
GPs should prescribe participation in communal singing activities to patients to raise self-esteem and overcome loneliness, a tuneful event at the University of Sussex was told this week. Dr Sarah Andersen, a practicing GP and former masters' student at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School , told the Singing for Wellbeing event held at the University of Sussex that academic studies indicated significant benefits if more doctors used community choirs as part of their social prescribing.
Health - Social Sciences - Oct 16
Health - Social Sciences

The world's most advanced institute for disease and emergency analytics is opening in London this week.

Social Sciences - Oct 15

New research has highlighted that food insecurity - a measure of the availability of food and individuals' ability to access it - is putting older people in Scotland at risk of becoming underweight and malnourished.

Social Sciences - Computer Science - Oct 15

An increase in hate speech on social media leads to more crimes against minorities in the physical world, a study shows. Academics from Cardiff University's HateLab project collected Twitter and police recorded crime data from London over an eight-month period to analyse whether a significant association existed.

Social Sciences - Oct 15

The lowest-paid workers in the UK have three more years of retirement on average compared to their professional counterparts, but are more likely to suffer ill health after stopping work, a new UCL-led study suggests.

Social Sciences - Oct 15

Two fifths (41%) of young people aged 11 to 16 report having engaged in gambling in the past year, a study shows. The analysis from Cardiff University academics, the largest of its kind in the UK, reveals fruit machines at an arcade, pub or club were the most popular form of gambling, followed by playing cards for money with friends and purchasing scratch cards.

Social Sciences - Psychology - Oct 14

Professor Peter Fonagy, Head of UCL Psychology & Language Sciences, writes about how wide social networks can help to shield people from mental disorder, arguing that we should celebrate this collective responsibility.


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Social Sciences - 09.10
Chair in Latin American Studies University of Nottingham
Environment - 26.09
Assistant Professor of Antislavery Ecosystems (fixed term) University of Nottingham
Health - 24.09
Professor of Applied Health Research University of Nottingham

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