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Social Sciences - Health - 14.10.2021
Covid crisis reveals how schools are ’propping up a failing welfare state’
The pandemic has shown the extent to which families rely on schools for 'basic needs' such as access to an adequate supply of food and help in accessing other support services, highlights new UCL research.

Social Sciences - 14.10.2021
Opinion: Beyond GDP: Here's a better way to measure people's prosperity
Opinion: Beyond GDP: Here’s a better way to measure people’s prosperity
Professor Henrietta Moore (UCL Institute for Global Prosperity) explains why GDP as a measure of prosperity is inadequate.

Social Sciences - Environment - 11.10.2021

Social Sciences - Administration - 08.10.2021
Children and young people to share their views on tackling inequality
Local children and young people from Drumchapel will have the opportunity to voice their opinions and ideas on how their neighbourhood can be made a better place to grow up and thrive.

Health - Social Sciences - 08.10.2021
Neighbourly relations better now than before the pandemic
The way we feel about our neighbours has largely improved since the start of the pandemic, find UCL researchers as part of the Covid-19 Social Study. This upswing in neighbourly relations could indicate an increased sense of togetherness borne through a shared experience. The largest improvements reported were for "support": 35% of respondents in September 2021 said that neighbourhood support had improved (vs 28% in July 2020), whilst 15% say support had deteriorated (vs 5% in July 2020) compared with before the pandemic.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 05.10.2021
Duchess of Cambridge visits UCL to discuss leading landmark early years study
Duchess of Cambridge visits UCL to discuss leading landmark early years study
Early years researchers leading a new landmark birth study, Children of the 2020s*, today welcomed Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cambridge to UCL.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 05.10.2021
Duchess of Cambridge visits UCL to discuss landmark early years study
Duchess of Cambridge visits UCL to discuss landmark early years study
Early years researchers leading a new landmark birth study, Children of the 2020s*, today welcomed Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cambridge to UCL.

Social Sciences - Environment - 30.09.2021
Encourage wealthy and well-connected to use their influence to tackle climate change | University of Cambridge
Encourage wealthy and well-connected to use their influence to tackle climate change | University of Cambridge
A paper published today in the journal Nature Energy identifies five ways that people of high socioeconomic status have a disproportionate impact on global greenhouse gas emissions - and therefore an outsized responsibility to facilitate progress in climate change mitigation.

Social Sciences - Health - 30.09.2021
Rate of mental disorders among children remained stable in 2021 after previous rise | University of Cambridge
Rate of mental disorders among children remained stable in 2021 after previous rise | University of Cambridge
One in six children in England had a probable mental disorder in 2021 - a similar rate to 2020 but an increase from one in nine in 2017 - according to a survey published today by NHS Digital.

Social Sciences - 30.09.2021
Pandemic exposed major problems for resource availability and mental health wellbeing for refugees says new report
Pandemic exposed major problems for resource availability and mental health wellbeing for refugees says new report
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown there was a lack of clear access of digital resources, language barriers and adequate wellbeing support for refugees who were part of the UK's Community Sponsorship Scheme (CSS) says a new report from the University of Birmingham.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 29.09.2021

Social Sciences - 28.09.2021

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 23.09.2021
A wide social gap in political engagement emerges during adolescence
The chances of a teenager getting involved in politics is linked to how much education their parents had, according to UCL and University of Roehampton researchers. Additionally, while parental education has no effect on the political interest of children at age 11 it has a strong positive effect by the time they are 16.

Health - Social Sciences - 21.09.2021
Therapy for babies showing early signs of autism reduces the chance of clinical diagnosis at age 3
Shutterstock Andrew Whitehouse , The University of Western Australia ; Jonathan Green , University of Manchester , Kristelle Hudry , La Trobe University A therapy for infants showing early signs of autism reduces the chance of the child meeting diagnostic criteria for autism at three years of age.

Social Sciences - Health - 21.09.2021
Self-harm may be increasing more quickly among young people from ethnic minorities
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Health - Social Sciences - 21.09.2021
Three in four British adults want cancer screening: new attitudes survey
Cancer is seen as the top health concern among non-infectious diseases, according to a report by UCL academics finding that most British adults will want blood tests for cancer once they are available. The report reveals high public demand for innovative diagnostic technologies such as single blood tests for multiple forms of cancer and access to optimally effective cancer treatments.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 20.09.2021
Former coalmining communities are more politically disenchanted than other 'left behind' areas - study | University of Cambridge
Former coalmining communities are more politically disenchanted than other ’left behind’ areas - study | University of Cambridge
Those in ex-mining areas also less likely to vote for new populist and nationalist parties compared to socio-economic counterparts elsewhere.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 20.09.2021
Former coal mining communities have less faith in politics than other 'left behind' areas | University of Cambridge
Former coal mining communities have less faith in politics than other ’left behind’ areas | University of Cambridge
Those in ex-mining areas are also less likely to vote for new populist and nationalist parties compared to socio-economic counterparts elsewhere.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 20.09.2021
Former coalmining communities have less faith in politics than other 'left behind' areas | University of Cambridge
Former coalmining communities have less faith in politics than other ’left behind’ areas | University of Cambridge
Those in ex-mining areas are also less likely to vote for new populist and nationalist parties compared to socio-economic counterparts elsewhere.

Innovation - Social Sciences - 17.09.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 16.09.2021
Mental health patients leaving hospital in first lockdown felt lonely and isolated
Mental health patients who were discharged from or admitted to acute mental health services during the first Covid-19 lockdown experienced loneliness and social isolation, according to a new study.

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 16.09.2021

Campus - Social Sciences - 16.09.2021

Social Sciences - 14.09.2021
'Levelling up' met with widespread scepticism across England, survey study suggests
’Levelling up’ met with widespread scepticism across England, survey study suggests
Researchers say Tories are "right to be worried" about parts of the Home Counties due to fears over the meaning of levelling up.

Health - Social Sciences - 14.09.2021
New report reveals the extent of the barriers migrants face accessing healthcare during the pandemic
New report reveals the extent of the barriers migrants face accessing healthcare during the pandemic
Doctors of the World (DOTW), the Nuffield Foundation and the University of Birmingham have today published, Migration and Vulnerability during the Pandemic: Barriers to Wellbeing , which has revealed

Social Sciences - 09.09.2021
Children at greatest risk of sexual violence in Kenya during the pandemic
A study of sexual violence in Kenya during the Covid-19 pandemic finds that children were more likely than adults to be attacked by somebody familiar to them, and incidents were more likely to happen during the daytime in the attacker's home.

Environment - Social Sciences - 08.09.2021
Government investment supports creative methods to connect young people with climate change research
A Glasgow-based project using zines produced by 14-18-year-olds to tell their climate change stories is among a series of new climate engagement projects supported by a UK government investment.

Health - Social Sciences - 08.09.2021
Robotics, free speech, health conditions and taxes explored by 2021 Future Leaders researchers
Seven UCL academics have been awarded UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships to accelerate their contribution to world-changing research and innovation.

Social Sciences - Research Management - 08.09.2021
Survivors of modern slavery to play vital role in new research project
A new University of Birmingham-led research project has been launched to examine the impact of psychological support on the mental wellbeing of people affected by modern slavery.

Social Sciences - 07.09.2021
Extreme views are widespread in classrooms in England
Schools across England lack the resources and training to teach pupils how to reject and discuss dangerous extremist views and ideologies according to a major new study by UCL researchers and commissioned by education charity SINCE 9/11.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 06.09.2021
Opinion: To truly ’build back better’ we must reimagine what prosperity looks like
Focusing on GDP and physical infrastructure is futile without real-life benefits for people living in left-behind towns, says Professor Henrietta Moore (UCL Institute for Global Prosperity).

Health - Social Sciences - 03.09.2021
New book explores welfare bricolage in Europe's superdiverse neighbourhoods
New book explores welfare bricolage in Europe’s superdiverse neighbourhoods
A new book which focuses on increasing population diversity and what this means for how local communities, health and welfare providers seek to address everyday health concerns will be launched and c

Social Sciences - 02.09.2021
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