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Health - Social Sciences - 09:04
Syphilitic city: One in five Georgian Londoners had syphilis by their mid-30s
250 years ago, over one-fifth of Londoners had contracted syphilis by their 35th birthday, historians have calculated.

Computer Science - Social Sciences - 01.07.2020
Opinion: Privacy is not the problem with the Apple-Google contact-tracing app
Dr Michael Veale (UCL Laws) explains the 'decentralised' approach of the Apple-Google contact-tracing system, the problems with the NHSX app, and why contact-tracing tools need to align their focus more for respecting individual privacy.

Environment - Social Sciences - 01.07.2020
‘Gatekeepers' of biodiversity hotspots facing COVID crisis
‘Gatekeepers’ of biodiversity hotspots facing COVID crisis
Due to historical inequalities, communities in the country's Andean lowlands are economically poorer and more vulnerable than those in the high Andes.

Health - Social Sciences - 01.07.2020

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 30.06.2020
Socially-distanced archaeological dig brings community together
Socially-distanced archaeological dig brings community together
People living near one of Cardiff's most ancient monuments are being invited to help unearth further insights into the area's rich archaeology and history.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 30.06.2020
Complex and long-standing disadvantages exposed by coronavirus pandemic, report finds
A major report reveals the complex and long-standing factors contributing to the disproportionate impact coronavirus is having on Wales' black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities. Professor Emmanuel Ogbonna of Cardiff University chaired the subgroup from the BAME Covid-19 expert advisory group, which was set up by First Minister Mark Drakeford.

Event - Social Sciences - 29.06.2020

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 29.06.2020
Imperial academics inform policymakers on preventing online harms
Imperial academics inform policymakers on preventing online harms
Preventing online harms, an issue at the forefront of health and digital policymaking, was the focus of The Forum's first ever online panel event.

Health - Social Sciences - 29.06.2020

Social Sciences - 26.06.2020
Analysis: How Indonesia’s LGBT community is making a difference amid COVID-19
PhD researcher Diego Garcia Rodriguez (UCL Gender & Sexuality Studies) and Khanis Suvianita from the Universitas Gadjah Mada examine the efforts of transgender groups in Indonesia helping those in need during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Environment - Social Sciences - 26.06.2020
UNESCO projects leads the way on sustainable development and creates values for local communities†
Published today by the UK National Commission for UNESCO, new research shows UNESCO projects can help build a greener, more equal and more peaceful world, while also creating financial value.

Social Sciences - 26.06.2020
Many families must ’dance’ their way to COVID-19 survival - study
Marketing managers and academics have been studying how families plan ahead and make decisions about family care and family consumption for a long time - but what happens when planning ahead is not possible? When consumers can't plan ahead...they ‘dance'.

Social Sciences - 25.06.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 25.06.2020
Tackling COVID-19: Dr Sharath Srinivasan
"Without trust, we don't flatten the curve," says Sharath Srinivasan, whose work in developing countries has given him an acute insight into how people's worldviews and perspectives affect who and what they choose to trust.

Social Sciences - 25.06.2020

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 24.06.2020
Social media and online harms: Imperial researchers inform policymakers
Social media and online harms: Imperial researchers inform policymakers
Preventing online harms, an issue at the forefront of health and digital policymaking, was the focus of The Forum's first ever online panel event.

Social Sciences - Innovation - 22.06.2020

Social Sciences - 18.06.2020
Opinion: Colonial slavery shaped modern Britain, and we all live with its legacies
Professor Matthew Smith (UCL History), Director of the UCL Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership, writes about the UCL Legacies of British Slave-ownership project and its mission to improve understanding of slavery around the world.

Social Sciences - 18.06.2020
Stigma of broken family relationships compounded by lockdown
Stigma of broken family relationships compounded by lockdown
Lockdown restrictions have not brought estranged family members closer together, and recent focus on the importance of family support has made dealing with the pandemic even more difficult for those with challenging family situations, a new study published today has found. The report, by researchers at the University of Cambridge, Edge Hill University and the UK-based charity Stand Alone, brings together over 800 responses to a survey sent out to the charity's UK community.

Social Sciences - 17.06.2020
Community spirit dwindling amongst British public during lockdown says new poll
The UK public feel that any sense of ‘community togetherness' that has been built during the coronavirus crisis will disperse as soon as it is over says a new study commissioned by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues at the University of Birmingham.

Social Sciences - 17.06.2020

Social Sciences - 15.06.2020
Statement from the University on anti-racism
Statement from the University on anti-racism
In light of the traumatic effect of the killing of George Floyd, and the global focus it has brought to communities and organisations to take further action on racism, the University is reaffirming i

Social Sciences - 15.06.2020
Community Sponsorship Refugee Resettlement Scheme can be strengthened if more support is given to hosts and refugees - says study
Following the successful introduction of the UK's Community Sponsorship Scheme (CSS) complex and important challenges remain unresolved around the effective provision of pre-arrival information for r

Research Management - Social Sciences - 10.06.2020

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 10.06.2020

Research Management - Social Sciences - 10.06.2020

Social Sciences - 09.06.2020

Event - Social Sciences - 08.06.2020

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 08.06.2020
Finds half of UK parents uncomfortable with children returning to school | University of Oxford
Half of UK parents do not feel comfortable about their children attending school following lockdown, according to early results from a new study asking parents and carers about their children's mental health through the COVID-19 crisis.

Social Sciences - 06.06.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 05.06.2020
No clinical benefit from use of hydroxychloroquine in hospitalised patients with COVID-19
Hugh Grosvenor, The Duke of Westminster, has donated £1m towards Oxford University's COVID-19 mental health research programmes.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 05.06.2020
Most deprived children face biggest risk of unemployment
Children growing up in jobless households will be less likely to gain employment in an economic recession, according to a new cross-European study led by UCL and the University of Bath.

Social Sciences - Innovation - 05.06.2020
The neurobiology of social distance: why loneliness may be the biggest threat to survival
An interdisciplinary team of academics based in the Department of Materials at the University of Oxford have launched a new report called: 'Citizenship in a Networked Age: An Agenda for Rebuilding Ou

Health - Social Sciences - 05.06.2020
New resources on talking to children about illness and death during the COVID-19 pandemic | University of Oxford
The news that children currently face may seem almost unspeakable. But, together, we must find words, and ways, to give voice to their experience and prevent millions of children struggling with their fears and uncertainty alone.

Health - Social Sciences - 04.06.2020
New resources on talking to children about illness and death during the COVID-19 pandemic
The news that children currently face may seem almost unspeakable. But, together, we must find words, and ways, to give voice to their experience and prevent millions of children struggling with their fears and uncertainty alone.
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