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Health - Social Sciences - 09.04.2020
Children of the 90s calls on participants to help fight Coronavirus
The research hopes to help understand the ‘hidden iceberg' - alongside the ill, the number of adults who may already have had COVID-19 without ever knowing they had it or with mild symptoms.

Health - Social Sciences - 03.04.2020
Coronavirus misinformation and vaccine research among key priorities for public
Community involvement and engagement is a crucial part of outbreak response, but is often overlooked in the early days Professor Helen Word School of Public Health They reveal that ineffective commun

Health - Social Sciences - 03.04.2020
The disease outbreak centre where scientists tackle the deadly coronavirus
The disease outbreak centre where scientists tackle the deadly coronavirus
The world's most advanced centre for disease and emergency analytics is where Imperial's scientists are leading the response to the coronavirus.

Social Sciences - Health - 03.04.2020
Analysis: how crime changes during a lockdown
Professor Nick Tilley (UCL Security and Crime Science) joint-authors an article discussing which types of crime are likely to decrease and which will increase during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Health - Social Sciences - 02.04.2020
University of Bristol Professor leads global charge to protect the incarcerated during COVID-19 pandemic
University of Bristol Professor leads global charge to protect the incarcerated during COVID-19 pandemic
In his role as Chair of the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT), Sir Malcolm Evans , Professor of Public International Law at the University of Bristol , has set out detailed a

Health - Social Sciences - 02.04.2020
Covid-19: How to foster healthy home working
As strict self-isolation measures, introduced to control the spread of coronavirus, force millions of us to work from home, UCL academics share their tips and strategies to help achieve healthy homeworking. Drawing on research insights from the worlds of psychology and anthropology, PhD researcher Dave Cook (UCL Anthropology) and Professor Anna Cox (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) have drawn up five key themes on adjusting to this new life.

Health - Social Sciences - 31.03.2020
Collaborating with tech companies is key for fighting COVID-19
Scientists are calling on technology companies to work with researchers and governments to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic by sharing their data in a legal, proportionate, ethical and privacy-preserving manner.

Social Sciences - 30.03.2020
Improving the lives of people with dementia
An expert in the communication challenges caused by dementia is using her research to inform training practices for carers and families.

Health - Social Sciences - 30.03.2020
COVID-19’s impact on youth mental health the focus of new research
COVID-19 has led to an elevated awareness of threat in the environment and has caused major disruptions to families' lives, through social distancing, school closures, and now effective lock-down.

Social Sciences - 26.03.2020
Mainstream feminism is broken, says Sussex expert in new book
Mainstream feminism is broken, says Sussex expert in new book
Me, Not You: The Trouble with Mainstream Feminism by Alison Phipps is published on 6 April 2020 A new book by Alison Phipps , Professor of Gender Studies at the University of Sussex, pulls back the curtain on #MeToo and other recent feminist campaigns against sexual violence.

Health - Social Sciences - 25.03.2020
E-learning could train community health workers to help COVID-19 efforts
E-learning could train community health workers to help COVID-19 efforts
UK researchers say an emergency programme to train thousands of community health workers could help vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 pandemic. Writing in a comment piece today in The Lancet , they suggest a large-scale programme could train a workforce to help the estimated 1.5 million elderly and vulnerable people in the UK who may be in isolation for 12 weeks.

Transport - Social Sciences - 25.03.2020
Women 10% more likely than men to report feeling unsafe on city public transport
A worldwide study of 327,403 metro and bus passengers found that women are ten per cent more likely to feel unsafe than men on urban public transport.

Social Sciences - 24.03.2020
Into psychological and social effects of Covid-19
UCL has launched a study into the psychological and social effects of Covid-19 in the UK. Researchers are aiming to recruit a large sample of adults living in the UK to help understand the effects of coronavirus and social distancing measures on individuals.

Health - Social Sciences - 21.03.2020
Most washing hands but only half social distancing following coronavirus advice
Most washing hands but only half social distancing following coronavirus advice
The vast majority of the UK public are washing their hands more regularly, but only half avoided crowded areas and social events over the past week.

Social Sciences - Career - 18.03.2020
Analysis: Remote working is the new normal for many, but it comes with hidden risks
PhD researcher Dave Cook (UCL Anthropology) provides insights from his new research to help newly remote workers manage the common hurdles during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Social Sciences - 17.03.2020
The freedom trap: How to manage remote working
Remote working requires high levels of time management and self-discipline and is not always experienced as a lifestyle of autonomy and freedom, according to a new UCL study. The longitudinal study, published in the journal suggests that remote workers often overlook the role of discipline when first starting out, and do not foresee how managing work-life balance can become problematic.

Social Sciences - 17.03.2020
The freedom trap: How to survive remote working
Remote working requires high levels of time management and self-discipline and is not always experienced as a lifestyle of autonomy and freedom, according to a new UCL study. The longitudinal study, published in the journal suggests that remote workers often overlook the role of discipline when first starting out, and do not foresee how managing work-life balance can become problematic.

Social Sciences - 06.03.2020

Environment - Social Sciences - 03.03.2020

Social Sciences - 03.03.2020

Administration - Social Sciences - 02.03.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 28.02.2020
People affected by rare dementias help design digital support platform
Clinicians and neuroscientists have been working with people living with rare dementias, and their carers and families, to design an innovative new online support platform, as part of the UCL-led Rare Dementia Support service.

Social Sciences - 28.02.2020
UCL announces action to acknowledge and address historical links with eugenics
UCL is today announcing a range of measures aimed at acknowledging and addressing the university's historical links with the eugenics movement.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 27.02.2020

Social Sciences - 27.02.2020
School admissions: how to make the system fairer for all
With the highest performing schools accepting around half the rate of disadvantaged pupils as the national average, a new report co-authored by the University of Bristol presents a series of reforms to make the school admissions system fairer.

Social Sciences - 19.02.2020
Cardiff expertise informs child abuse report
Cardiff University expertise underpins a recent national compendium of child abuse statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Mathematics - Social Sciences - 13.02.2020
Women in STEM: Dr Natasha Morrison
Dr Natasha Morrison is a Research Fellow in mathematics at Sidney Sussex College and a member of the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics.

Social Sciences - 04.02.2020
Elders in Rwanda need leaders’ support to face old age - study
Rwanda's Government should investigate how leaders can honour and support older people who - despite making a valuable contribution to society across their lifetimes - face intense poverty in old age due to lack of water, food and health care, according to a new report.

Social Sciences - Health - 30.01.2020
Scale of substance misuse among adolescents in residential care revealed
Young people in residential care need better support to overcome a range of challenges, Cardiff University academics say.

Career - Social Sciences - 30.01.2020

Social Sciences - 22.01.2020
Domestic violence programme shown to reduce physical abuse by 82 per cent
The pilot scheme, Drive , worked with 506 prolific domestic violence perpetrators, aged 17 to 81, mostly white men of whom nearly half were involved in ongoing legal proceedings in the criminal or civil courts.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 20.01.2020
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