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Innovation - Social Sciences - 10.06.2024
Lessons learned from the Arctic to the Andes could help billions get online
Lessons learned from efforts to bring wireless communications technologies to remote areas from the Arctic to the Andes could help widen global access to the benefits of the information age.

Social Sciences - 04.06.2024
Provost's update: responding to recent events on campus
Provost’s update: responding to recent events on campus

Politics - Social Sciences - 30.05.2024
Former Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd receives honorary degree

Health - Social Sciences - 29.05.2024
GCPH shares evidence review of LGBT+ health and wellbeing
A Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH) project has shared an evidence review of LGBT+ health and wellbeing that shows LGBT+ groups are more likely to experience health inequalities and stress.

Health - Social Sciences - 23.05.2024
New WHO/Europe report highlights socio-economic disparities in youth health
A new report released by the WHO Regional Office for Europe reveals alarming disparities in the health of young people across the region, with those from less affluent families disproportionately affected.

Social Sciences - Event - 22.05.2024
Winners of the Sociology Public Engagement Prize announced

Politics - Social Sciences - 22.05.2024
Jamie J. Hagen new Lecturer in Global Politics

Social Sciences - 17.05.2024
University of Manchester academic announced as Scientific Section President for 2024 by the British Science Association

Social Sciences - 16.05.2024
Dr Cathryn Rodway bags Research Excellence Award
Dr Cathryn Rodway from The University of Manchester has been given the Research Excellence Award at the Forces in Mind Trust Research Centre Conference 2024 for her work on a research project exploring suicidality in the UK Veteran community.

Social Sciences - 16.05.2024
Meet the international student dreaming big in Manchester

Environment - Social Sciences - 15.05.2024
Most Gypsy and Traveller sites in Great Britain are located within 100 metres of major pollutants, shows research

Campus - Social Sciences - 15.05.2024
Managing protest on campus and wider issues connected with the Israel-Gaza conflict

Social Sciences - 15.05.2024
May 17 is International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Environment - Social Sciences - 03.05.2024
Seven Questions with... Ben Hollis
Seven Questions with... Ben Hollis

Event - Social Sciences - 02.05.2024
Remembering Arada - a new exhibition on the demolition of Addis Ababa's city centre in Birmingham
Remembering Arada - a new exhibition on the demolition of Addis Ababa’s city centre in Birmingham

Campus - Social Sciences - 02.05.2024
Provost's update: Balancing rights and responsibilities on campus in a difficult time
Provost’s update: Balancing rights and responsibilities on campus in a difficult time

Social Sciences - Campus - 01.05.2024
Gender-based violence discussed with Lib Dem mayoral candidate during UCL East visit
Gender-based violence discussed with Lib Dem mayoral candidate during UCL East visit

Social Sciences - 01.05.2024
UCL Accommodation donates decorations to local children's charity
UCL Accommodation donates decorations to local children’s charity

Environment - Social Sciences - 29.04.2024
Tourism and local communities - connections between Scotland and Majorca
The island of Majorca in Spain and the Scottish Highlands and Western Isles would not on the face of it seem to have much in common.

Social Sciences - Administration - 26.04.2024
Focus on Rwanda’s safety is a distraction from the dangerous conditions for asylum seekers in the UK

Social Sciences - 24.04.2024
Research highlights role of faith spaces in supporting healthy ageing
A team of researchers from The University of Manchester has spent the last 18 months examining how faith spaces in Greater Manchester support different groups of older people within their communities.

Event - Social Sciences - 24.04.2024
President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, receives honorary degree from The University of Manchester and launches new lecture series

Social Sciences - 22.04.2024
Lesbian Visibility Week 2024
Lesbian Visibility Week 2024

Campus - Social Sciences - 19.04.2024
On UCL's LGBTQ+ Action Plan: A conversation with Equity & Inclusion Officer Ahmad Ismail
On UCL’s LGBTQ+ Action Plan: A conversation with Equity & Inclusion Officer Ahmad Ismail

Campus - Social Sciences - 18.04.2024
Spotlight on... Sam Balch
Spotlight on... Sam Balch

Social Sciences - 17.04.2024
John Tomaney appointed Pro-Provost (Regional Communities)
John Tomaney appointed Pro-Provost (Regional Communities)

Social Sciences - 17.04.2024
New publication in leading Social Networks journal
New publication in leading Social Networks journal

Social Sciences - 11.04.2024
Welcome to our Community of Practice Buddy Scheme
Welcome to our Community of Practice Buddy Scheme

Art and Design - Social Sciences - 09.04.2024
Collections-based research and innovation receives vital investment from Research England
Collections-based research and innovation receives vital investment from Research England

Health - Social Sciences - 05.04.2024
Analysis: Person-centred health care means ensuring that affected communities are research leaders
In the field of Indigenous health, challenging systemic issues in health systems is achievable through partnerships with affected people and communities, writesáProfessor Sandy Oliver (Ioe, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society) alongside colleagues in The Conversation. Studies show that people often do not have opportunities to engage in health-related decision-making with their health-care providers.

Social Sciences - Health - 04.04.2024
Social media use linked to increased risk of cigarette and e-cigarette use in teens
Time spent on social media was associated with an increased risk of cigarette and e-cigarette use in teenagers, according to new research. The study, led by researchers at the University of Glasgow, found that teens who were on social media for more than two hours a day, were more than two and half times more likely to smoke cigarettes and more than three times more likely to use e-cigarettes, when compared to those who used social media for 1 to less than 30 minutes a day.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 03.04.2024
Last chance to record archaic Greek language 'heading for extinction'
Last chance to record archaic Greek language ’heading for extinction’

Social Sciences - 27.03.2024
Celebrating Trans Day of Visibility 2024 at UCL
Celebrating Trans Day of Visibility 2024 at UCL

Social Sciences - Administration - 27.03.2024
One in six school-aged children experiences cyberbullying, finds new WHO/Europe study
The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe today released the second volume of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study, which focuses on patterns of bullying and peer violence.

Health - Social Sciences - 25.03.2024
Devo Manc led to significant improvements across health system
The devolution deals which granted Greater Manchester increased control over a range of public services enabled them to make significant improvements in many parts of the health system, a unique study led by University of Manchester researchers has shown. The study, which evaluated changes in Greater Manchester from 2016 to 2020 compared to the rest of England, is published in the journal Social Science & Medicine today(25/03/24).

Social Sciences - 21.03.2024
The rural housing crisis could be solved by fixing land prices & public ownership of land

Social Sciences - 20.03.2024
New film explores how cities can meet the needs of older people to become more age-friendly

Social Sciences - Linguistics / Literature - 18.03.2024
A world on fire: The UCL students shaping positive impact around the globe
A world on fire: The UCL students shaping positive impact around the globe

Social Sciences - Health - 15.03.2024
Hope and optimism on the rise among young people
Latest #BeeWell data presents a much-needed good news story for young people's mental health and wellbeing Young people in Greater Manchester are reporting an improvement in hope and optimism for their future, marking what many will consider a welcome return to pre-pandemic levels. However, the results from the latest #BeeWell survey, which heard from over 38,000 young people aged 12-15 years in more than 250 schools across Greater Manchester, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton, also revealed noteworthy and consistent inequalities in wellbeing across gender and sexuality.

Health - Social Sciences - 15.03.2024
Online tool for Long Covid support
Online tool for Long Covid support
A website to support people living with Long Covid is launched today, Long Covid Awareness Day, by a research team led by a Southampton professor with first-hand experience of the condition.

Social Sciences - Health - 15.03.2024
Living in the North of England increases risk of death from alcohol, drugs and suicide
People living in the North of England and in coastal areas are more likely to die from 'death of despair', according to new University of Manchester led research. The new analysis shows that between 2019 and 2021, 46,200 people lost their lives due to Death of Despair in England - the equivalent of 42 people every day.

Social Sciences - 14.03.2024
Applications for Postgraduate accommodation are now open

Social Sciences - Economics - 14.03.2024
World Happiness Report offers most comprehensive picture yet of happiness across generations
Fresh insights from the World Happiness Report 2024 paint the richest picture yet of happiness trends across different ages and generations. Experts use responses from people in more than 140 nations to rank the world's 'happiest' countries.

Social Sciences - 13.03.2024
Dr Nikita Basov awarded British Academy Research Grant

Event - Social Sciences - 12.03.2024
University of Manchester to Host First ASA Public Anthropology Festival

Social Sciences - 11.03.2024
MyCampus: One month on from full launch
MyCampus: One month on from full launch

Environment - Social Sciences - 08.03.2024
Experts create blueprint to aid elderly people at storm flood risk
Experts create blueprint to aid elderly people at storm flood risk
Experts have devised a blueprint for efficient evacuation that could be used in similar flood-threatened cities around the globe Emergency planners in Shanghai and New York City face increasing pressure to protect elderly citizens from the devastating impact of coastal flooding caused by storms and cyclones, a new study reveals.

Social Sciences - 07.03.2024
Opinion: What is intersectionality and why does it make feminism more effective?
Opinion: What is intersectionality and why does it make feminism more effective?

Social Sciences - 04.03.2024
University of Glasgow academics elected as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

Social Sciences - Career - 04.03.2024
Manchester expert becomes Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences
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