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Health - Social Sciences - 16.10.2019
Rapid response research centre to predict and prevent global health crises
Rapid response research centre to predict and prevent global health crises
The world's most advanced institute for disease and emergency analytics is opening in London this week.

Environment - Social Sciences - 14.10.2019
Colombian River Guardians rally support in Scotland
Guardians of a unique river in Colombia with its own legal rights have travelled to Scotland to work with academics at the University of Glasgow to help protect and rehabilitate their waterway.

Social Sciences - 09.10.2019
Spotlight on Christoph Lindner
This week we meet Christoph Lindner, Dean and Professor in Urban Studies at The Bartlett, who talks to us about his faculty's efforts to mobilise expertise to address climate change and his role in leading the initiative to create the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis.

Social Sciences - 09.10.2019
Vice-Provost’s View: The future of research is... open
The start of a new academic year (in an increasingly turbulent external context) provides a good opportunity to reflect on the future of research at UCL, writes Professor David Price, Vice Provost (Research).

Social Sciences - Environment - 07.10.2019

Career - Social Sciences - 07.10.2019
UK needs bold new direction to solve social inequalities
The UK Government's current approach to tackling inequality should urgently address the multiple levels of disadvantage that some people face, according to a new UCL report.

Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 07.10.2019
Millions struggling to pay council tax and other essential bills, says new Financial Inclusion Study
Poverty is rising for all groups - even those in work - according to a new financial inclusion monitor report.

Social Sciences - 04.10.2019
Seven Questions with Laure Montangerand
This week we catch up with anthropologist Laure, who tells us about her experiences as a student rep - and her love of salsa dancing! What are you studying, why are you interested in this subject and what do you plan to do in the future?

Social Sciences - 25.09.2019
Affirmative action needed to protect young carers’ human rights
Academics want affirmative action for young carers and are calling for policies that go beyond simply levelling the playing field in a new study launched at the EU parliament today. The new study, the largest ever of young carers across six European countries, warns that governments' failure to take proactive action on behalf of young carers could be in breach of their human rights.

Social Sciences - 18.09.2019
The small bag making a big difference to children's lives
The small bag making a big difference to children’s lives
More than 50 social workers at seven local authorities across the country are trialing the use of a specially-created bag of resources to help professionals to communicate and engage with children.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 16.09.2019
Despite the uncertainty of Brexit EU families feel more welcome and safer in Scotland than south of the border
These conclusions are based on the findings of two reports being launched on Tuesday 17th September at the Cornerstone Centre St John's, Edinburgh by the University of Birmingham. The first report, co-authored by Professor Nando Sigona and Dr Marie Godin , draws on interviews with EU families currently (N=132) and formerly (N=40) residing in the UK.

Innovation / Technology - Social Sciences - 04.09.2019
Feature staircase installed at Cardiff Innovation Campus
Feature staircase installed at Cardiff Innovation Campus
An Oculus staircase, the first of its kind in the UK, is being installed at Cardiff University's cutting-edge Innovation Campus.

Social Sciences - 02.09.2019

Social Sciences - Administration - 22.08.2019
‘Whole housing approach’ needed for victims of domestic abuse
More needs to be done to support victims and survivors of domestic abuse who are homeowners or private renters, according to a new report from the University of Bristol.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 09.08.2019

Social Sciences - 02.08.2019

Social Sciences - 31.07.2019
Commission for Countering Extremism publishes University of Birmingham paper on extremism
A peer-reviewed academic paper from the University of Birmingham has been included in a series of eight released by the Independent Commission for Countering Extremism today.

Innovation / Technology - Social Sciences - 31.07.2019

Social Sciences - 29.07.2019

Religions - Social Sciences - 23.07.2019

Health - Social Sciences - 08.07.2019
Imperial programme turning health staff into researchers celebrates 10 years
Imperial programme turning health staff into researchers celebrates 10 years
A programme to support and encourage more clinical staff to undertake research is entering its tenth year with twelve new fellows. Working in the fields of nursing, speech therapy and gynaecology, the twelve will undertake research over the next year as part of Imperial's Research Fellowship Scheme.

Health - Social Sciences - 01.07.2019
Some children are more likely to suffer depression long after being bullied
Some young adults who were bullied as a child could have a greater risk of ongoing depression due to a mix of genetic and environmental factors according to a new study from the University of Bristol. Researchers wanted to find out what factors influenced depression in young adults between the ages of 10 and 24 and why some people responded differently to risk factors such as bullying, maternal postnatal depression, early childhood anxiety and domestic violence.

Health - Social Sciences - 28.06.2019
Preventing podo: Researchers discuss aims to eliminate devastating condition in new podcast
Gail Davey, Professor of Global Health Epidemiology at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS), and Melanie Newport, Professor of Infectious Diseases and Global Health at BSMS, have discussed their efforts to eliminate podoconiosis (podo), the little known but devastating, neglected tropical disease, in a new podcast.

Social Sciences - Environment - 26.06.2019
Cardiff University develops research collaborations with Somaliland
Academics from Cardiff University are visiting Somaliland to develop research collaborations on some of the country's most pressing issues.

Innovation / Technology - Social Sciences - 25.06.2019
FLEXIS supports leading ’green’ council
Chart-topping Neath Port Talbot Council is the best ‘green energy' local authority in Wales. Latest Welsh Government figures show the Council has the highest total renewable energy capacity and the greatest renewable energy generation across the country.

Social Sciences - Mathematics - 08.06.2019
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