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Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 24.05.2022
Girls' chance of success at school in Sub-Saharan Africa shaped by language they are taught in
Girls’ chance of success at school in Sub-Saharan Africa shaped by language they are taught in
A new report argues that efforts to increase girls- education in Africa should assess the detrimental effect teaching in English has on learning.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 23.05.2022

Event - Social Sciences - 11.05.2022

Social Sciences - 10.05.2022

Social Sciences - 29.04.2022
UK's response to Ukraine refugee crisis exacerbates risks of human trafficking and exploitation
UK’s response to Ukraine refugee crisis exacerbates risks of human trafficking and exploitation
UK and international representatives from civil society and beyond are calling on the UK Government to better support refugees coming from Ukraine, in a report by UCL experts for the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner (IASC).

Social Sciences - Health - 26.04.2022
Serious violence peaked after COVID-19 restrictions eased - report
Serious violence increased by nearly a quarter following the easing of COVID-19 lockdown in England and Wales, according to a new report by Cardiff University.

Social Sciences - 26.04.2022
How young people learn about relationships and sexuality subject of new research project
How young people are living and learning about relationships and sexuality will be the focus of a new research project being led by academics at Cardiff University.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 20.04.2022
Windrush scandal victims to speak up about mental health and trauma
Windrush scandal victims to speak up about mental health and trauma
The intergenerational mental health consequences of the Windrush scandal on Caribbean and Black African families in the UK will be explored in a new project launched by UCL academic Dr Rochelle Burgess and social commentator and historian, Professor Patrick Vernon OBE.

Health - Social Sciences - 08.04.2022
State school pupils just as happy with their lives as private school counterparts
Private school pupils in England do not tend to report better mental health or greater life satisfaction in early adulthood than their state-educated peers, according to UCL-led research. The research team analysed data collected from over 7,700 participants taking part in Next Steps, a longitudinal cohort study run by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies, which has been following the lives of a group of people in England, born in 1989-90, since secondary school.

Social Sciences - 07.04.2022
Project to investigate menstrual justice in LMIC countries gets green light thanks to ERC Funding
Project to investigate menstrual justice in LMIC countries gets green light thanks to ERC Funding
A project led by Dr Mel Channon with HSS colleagues and international partners has received ¤1.5 million in funding from the European Research Council (ERC).

Social Sciences - Psychology - 06.04.2022
Only children more likely to care for ageing parents, but don't suffer worse mental health
Only children more likely to care for ageing parents, but don’t suffer worse mental health
Only children can manage the emotional and psychological demands of caring just as well as those who share duties with siblings, according to UCL researchers.

Economics / Business - Social Sciences - 04.04.2022
UCL partners with OECD to tackle global challenges through infrastructure delivery
UCL partners with OECD to tackle global challenges through infrastructure delivery
Dr Juliano Denicol (UCL Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction) is leading on a partnership with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to boost global social and economic development through infrastructure investment and delivery.

Social Sciences - 31.03.2022
People born in the 80s not likely to marry their first cohabiting partner
People born in the 80s not likely to marry their first cohabiting partner
Compared to people born in the 70s, who are almost equally likely to marry or separate from their first cohabiting partners, 80s children are significantly more likely to separate from the first partner they live with, according to researchers from UCL.

Environment - Social Sciences - 30.03.2022
Data-driven citizen science changes the way communities deal with flooding
Data-driven citizen science changes the way communities deal with flooding
Vulnerable communities around the world could soon be able to use a new mobile app to help prevent disastrous floods thanks to a South American 'citizen science' pilot.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 28.03.2022

Health - Social Sciences - 25.03.2022
Opinion: Designing infectious disease warnings that work
Opinion: Designing infectious disease warnings that work
Early warning systems for infectious diseases must strengthen the links between public, community, animal and ecosystem health, writes Claudia Fernandez de Cordoba Farini (UCL Warning Research Centre) and Professor Ilan Kelman (UCL Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction). Covid-19 was not the first pandemic where people asked whether we were warned properly, whether governments acted on the warnings and what could have been done differently.

Social Sciences - Campus - 24.03.2022

Health - Social Sciences - 23.03.2022

Social Sciences - Health - 22.03.2022
Opinion: COVID - five things the UK must prioritise in its pandemic recovery plan
Opinion: COVID - five things the UK must prioritise in its pandemic recovery plan
From addressing mental health issues exacerbated by the pandemic to rethinking how urban spaces are used, Professor Geoff Mulgan (UCL STEaPP) discusses what needs to be done following the Covid crisis.

Health - Social Sciences - 22.03.2022
Long-term positive impacts and cost effectiveness of REACT for over 65s
Long-term positive impacts and cost effectiveness of REACT for over 65s
The -REtirement in ACTion- programme helps prevent physical decline, reduces the need for health care and is highly cost-effective for those in later life. Results from a major study into the effectiveness of a community-based group exercise programme designed for people aged 65 and over with mobility limitations shows that REACT prevents physical decline and is cost-effective to run.

Social Sciences - 18.03.2022

Social Sciences - Innovation - 17.03.2022
IWA joins society’s ’Superlab’
Spark - the UK's new societal 'superlab'. The Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA) brings together experts from all backgrounds to conceive ambitious and informed ideas which secure political commitments to improve democracy, public services and our economy.

Social Sciences - Architecture - 16.03.2022

Law - Social Sciences - 11.03.2022
Laws governing weddings are outdated and too restrictive in contemporary society
Current laws governing weddings are too outdated and restrictive and do not reflect the diversity of faith and beliefs in modern society, a new report from experts at the Universities of Warwick and Exeter highlights.

Health - Social Sciences - 10.03.2022
Treatment length reduced for children with tuberculosis
Treatment length reduced for children with tuberculosis
A UCL-led international trial exploring the effectiveness of tuberculosis (TB) treatment in children has led to a change in the World Health Organisation's global guidelines for managing the disease.

Environment - Social Sciences - 03.03.2022

Innovation - Social Sciences - 28.02.2022
CaDiR / Innovation Clubs Showcase
CaDiR / Innovation Clubs Showcase
On 10th November 2021, we hosted the CaDiR / Innovation Clubs Showcase Event. Our speakers gave an overview of each club and projects, facilities and potential collaboration opportunities between the clubs and Digital Futures themes.

Social Sciences - Health - 23.02.2022
Improving mental health research for underserved communities
A new programme led by UCL researchers will tackle barriers to mental health and care research participation for underserved staff and communities in East London and Essex, seeking to ensure research advances benefit everyone.

Social Sciences - Media - 21.02.2022

Social Sciences - 16.02.2022
Africa's would-be migrants who keep their jobs through pandemic may choose to stay home rather than head overseas
Africa’s would-be migrants who keep their jobs through pandemic may choose to stay home rather than head overseas
Would-be migrants in West Africa who managed to keep their jobs through the pandemic have a greater desire to stay in their home country - even if they see their economic prospects in the wake of Covid-19 to be brighter abroad, a new study reveals.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 15.02.2022
’College knowledge hubs’ in rural India to open up higher education to disadvantaged communities
Researchers identify the need for rural universities and colleges in India to advise young people on higher education options Young people in rural and semi-urban areas often miss out on appropriate

Social Sciences - Computer Science - 15.02.2022
Facial recognition technology ’reinforces discriminatory policing’ in New York
New Yorkers living in areas at greater risk of stop-and-search by police are also more exposed to invasive facial recognition technology, according to a new analysis involving UCL researchers and led by Amnesty International.
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