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Career - Social Sciences - 05.02.2023

Social Sciences - 03.02.2023
Free English language classes for Ukrainian refugees
Free English language classes for Ukrainian refugees
10 weeks of free classes at beginner and intermediate levels begin next week. Free English classes for refugees from the war in Ukraine will begin next week (week commencing 6 Feb), provided by the University of Bath.

Social Sciences - 30.01.2023

Social Sciences - Psychology - 26.01.2023

Social Sciences - 26.01.2023

Social Sciences - 23.01.2023
Cost-of-living crisis will harm Londoners’ health and requires urgent action
A new Marmot review on the cost-of-living crisis in London launched on 20th January, 2023, lays out what needs to be done as a matter of urgency to support the health of Londoners, over half of whom are already 'financially struggling' or 'just about managing'.

Social Sciences - 23.01.2023
Prince Harry is wrong: unconscious bias is not different to racism
Meghan Tinsley , The University of Manchester When Prince Harry sat down with ITV journalist Tom Bradby for a conversation about his marriage, his estrangement from the royal family and his tell-all memoir, Spare, one particular segment stood out.

Social Sciences - 23.01.2023
Extreme violence and abuse commonplace in elite kitchens around the world
Suffering is viewed as a necessary means of elite chefs fulfilling their true potential, Cardiff University research shows. Conducted across the restaurant industry, academics carried out anonymous interviews with 62 chefs working in Michelin-starred restaurants around the world. The results and analysis, gathered over six years, show how a culture of suffering is central to how individuals form professional identities to gain recognition and respect among their peers.

Environment - Social Sciences - 18.01.2023
SCI research round up December 2022
SCI research round up December 2022
Don't miss out on any article, podcast or presentation by SCI members anymore with our regular research round ups covering any recently published SCI research! SCI Lecturer Jeremy Brice is the co-author on the open access paper 'When you wish upon a (GWP) star: Environmental governance and the reflexive performativity of global warming metrics' in Social Studies of Science .

Social Sciences - 12.01.2023

Health - Social Sciences - 11.01.2023
Sixteen US cities in National Cardiff Violence Prevention Network
Sixteen cities across the USA are supporting the implementation of a UK model for tackling violence.

Social Sciences - 06.01.2023

Social Sciences - 03.01.2023
Austerity has its own life - here’s how it lives on in future generations
Sarah Marie Hall , University of Manchester Austerity in the UK is here to stay. The Bank of England has warned that the country is facing the longest recession since records began, predicting that the economic slump will extend well into 2024 .

Health - Social Sciences - 31.12.2022

Social Sciences - 22.12.2022
Men may not ’perceive’ domestic tasks as needing doing in the same way as women, philosophers argue
By adding a gender dimension to the theory of -affordance perception- and applying it to the home, a new hypothesis may help answer questions of why women still shoulder most housework, and why men never seem to notice.

Economics / Business - Social Sciences - 19.12.2022

Social Sciences - Campus - 15.12.2022
University of Glasgow publishes independent review
Content Advisory: The content of this communication relates to sexual violence. If you would like to access support, without reading further, please follow this link Dignity at Work and Study Support, Guidance and Reporting - this includes resources on sexual harassment, assault and violence.

Mechanical Engineering - Social Sciences - 15.12.2022

Health - Social Sciences - 14.12.2022
Nearly 1 in 10 young people experience physical pain and suicidality
Nearly one in 10 young people are experiencing both persistent physical pain and suicidal feelings,  according to a new paper  from researchers from the University of Oxford, Cambridge, Oslo (Norway), King's College London, and the Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Deu (Spain).

Social Sciences - Career - 13.12.2022
Lack of social mobility in creative jobs has remained the same since the 1970s in the UK. This has serious implications for the future of the creative industries
New research challenges the notion that there was once a 'golden age' of social mobility within the creative sector in the UK and reveals deep-rooted class inequalities that have not evolved since the 1970s.

Social Sciences - 13.12.2022

Social Sciences - 13.12.2022
Four Ways the Festive Season Can Bring People Together
Four Ways the Festive Season Can Bring People Together
Dr Jo Cutler and Dr Patricia Lockwood discuss ways to strengthen your relationships and form new ones this Christmas.

Social Sciences - 12.12.2022
UCL will not tolerate bullying
UCL will not tolerate bullying
Everyone has the right to study, work and live in a friendly and inclusive environment, free of prejudice, where they feel comfortable, respected, listened to, supported and valued.

Health - Social Sciences - 09.12.2022
Racism and discrimination are fundamental drivers of health disparities worldwide
Racism and discrimination are fundamental drivers of health disparities worldwide
Racism, xenophobia, and discrimination are important influences on health globally, but have so far been overlooked by health researchers, policymakers, and practitioners, finds new UCL-led research. The four-paper series, published in The Lancet , examines how prejudice impacts the health of minoritised people across the globe and outlines the diverse pathways through which discrimination harms health, including directly impacting the body via stress responses, profoundly shaping living environments, and limiting individuals' opportunities to improve health.

Politics - Social Sciences - 09.12.2022
Education magnifies social and gender gaps in political engagement
Education magnifies social and gender gaps in political engagement
Young people need better access to civic activities in schools to address social and gender gaps in political engagement that emerge during adolescence, according to a new report by UCL, University of Roehampton and University of Southampton researchers.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 08.12.2022

Health - Social Sciences - 06.12.2022

Social Sciences - Health - 05.12.2022
'Lives on Hold: Our Stories Told' explores asylum seeker stories during pandemic
’Lives on Hold: Our Stories Told’ explores asylum seeker stories during pandemic
Covid-19 compounded existing problems in the UK's asylum system leading to lengthy delays and disruption in essential services for young unaccompanied asylum seekers, finds a study co-coordinated by a UCL researcher.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 02.12.2022

Innovation - Social Sciences - 01.12.2022
Opinion: Black Twitter shaped the platform, but its future lies elsewhere
Opinion: Black Twitter shaped the platform, but its future lies elsewhere
Following Elon Musk's controversial Twitter takeover, Dr keisha bruce (UCL Institute of Advanced Studies) examines in The Conversation the impact of Black Twitter on internet culture and its ability to create and redefine itself in the digital age.

Health - Social Sciences - 01.12.2022
Children with type 1 diabetes miss more school
Children living with type 1 diabetes miss an average of nine more sessions of school a year compared to children without the condition, a new study led by Cardiff University has found.

Health - Social Sciences - 30.11.2022
MICRA members announce book publication: 'COVID-19, Inequality and Older People: Everyday life during the pandemic'
MICRA members announce book publication: ’COVID-19, Inequality and Older People: Everyday life during the pandemic’
MICRA members (Camilla Lewis, Chris Phillipson, Sophie Yarker and Luciana Lang) are pleased to announce the publication of a book: 'COVID-19, Inequality and Older People: Everyday life during the pandemic', in June 2023 with Policy Press.

Environment - Social Sciences - 28.11.2022
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