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Health - Social Sciences - 04.08.2023
Researchers and Moderna partner to help children affected by orphanhood
Research will improve how children affected by orphanhood receive the support they need to lead healthy and fulfilling lives now and into adulthood. Imperial College London researchers are partnering with the Moderna Charitable Foundation to improve the lives of children. The COVID-19 pandemic, which led 10.6 million children to experience the sudden loss of a caregiver, emphasised the need to find more effective ways to support these children.

Social Sciences - 03.08.2023
Take part in UCL's new reputation survey
Take part in UCL’s new reputation survey

Social Sciences - 03.08.2023
Opinion: Unlocking knowledge within local communities as part of 'levelling up'
Opinion: Unlocking knowledge within local communities as part of ’levelling up’

Health - Social Sciences - 02.08.2023
Ageing, internal migration and health outcomes in China
Research has highlighted the links between ageing, internal migration and health outcomes in China. The research examines ageing and internal migration in China.

Environment - Social Sciences - 02.08.2023
Climate change contributes to violence against children - here's how
Climate change contributes to violence against children - here’s how
Professor Jenny Parkes, Associate Professor Simone Datzberger and Miss Lottie Howard-Merrill (Ioe, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society) discuss their new research in The Conversation on the links between climate change and violence against children. Every day of the northern hemisphere's summer in 2023 seems to bring a calamitous headline about the climate:  heatwaves ,  wildfires , massive  hailstorms.

Social Sciences - 02.08.2023
Are you a Barbie girl, living in a Barbie world?

Health - Social Sciences - 02.08.2023
Northern regions relegated to bottom of child health league table
A league table ranking child health by football team area has further shown the dramatic health divide between the North and the South.

Social Sciences - Health - 31.07.2023
Children increasingly exposed to e-cigarettes on display in shops
Children increasingly exposed to e-cigarettes on display in shops, and more likely to buy from small shops, according to new analysis of data. Children are being increasingly exposed to e-cigarettes on display in shops, according to new analysis from Imperial College London of data collected in the annual ASH survey of youth vaping.

Social Sciences - Health - 30.07.2023
Children are increasingly exposed to e-cigarettes on display in shops
New research has examined changes in exposure to and sources of nicotine products in UK adolescents.

Social Sciences - 27.07.2023
Just Four Films. BBC-Oxford social sciences join forces to turn four great ideas into fantastic new films
'Dragons Den'- More than 80 social science researchers deliver 'amazing' ideas Four 'exciting' projects chosen to be turned into short films                 Seven months ago, Social Sciences Division

Health - Social Sciences - 27.07.2023
Lessons must be learnt from Covid-19's unequal impact on minority groups
Lessons must be learnt from Covid-19’s unequal impact on minority groups
The Covid-19 pandemic had a disproportionate impact on ethnic minority and migrant communities, and evidence-based, responsive policies could have significantly mitigated disparities in infection rates and mortality, according to a new report by UCL researchers.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 27.07.2023
A third of children with history of social care face school exclusion
A third of children with history of social care face school exclusion
Pupils in state secondary schools in England are much more likely to be excluded if they have a history of receiving social care or special educational needs services, finds a new study by UCL researchers.

Social Sciences - Health - 24.07.2023
Covid pandemic disproportionately affected children in BAME families by exacerbating inequalities
Covid pandemic disproportionately affected children in BAME families by exacerbating inequalities
Black and ethnic minority communities experienced great anxiety over work, education and disproportionate attention from police during the Covid-19 pandemic, finds a new report by researchers at UCL, Goldsmiths and Royal Holloway.

Politics - Social Sciences - 21.07.2023
Celebrated Southampton professor elected British Academy fellow
Celebrated Southampton professor elected British Academy fellow

Social Sciences - 21.07.2023
Two outstanding University of Glasgow researchers elected as British Academy Fellows

Career - Social Sciences - 21.07.2023
UCL academics join British Academy's fellowship and governing body
UCL academics join British Academy’s fellowship and governing body

Social Sciences - Environment - 21.07.2023
Academic’s outstanding contribution to social sciences recognised by British Academy

Health - Social Sciences - 20.07.2023
Serving her community

Innovation - Social Sciences - 14.07.2023
Public consultation launches for new £1.7bn innovation district ID Manchester

Social Sciences - 13.07.2023
The Samosa Media Project: Cross-School Collaboration Opens Doors to Professional Experience in the Creative Sector
The Samosa Media Project: Cross-School Collaboration Opens Doors to Professional Experience in the Creative Sector

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 07.07.2023
Analysis: Jenin attack created 4,000 new refugees, part of the endless cycle of displacement

Health - Social Sciences - 06.07.2023
COVID in kids - who is at higher risk?
Professor Christina Pagel (Clinical Operational Research Unit at UCL) and Professor Katherine Brown (UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science) share the findings of their new research in The Conversation on the rates and factors impacting COVID infections in children. At the heights of the pandemic, particularly since 2021, many children and teenagers admitted to hospital had COVID.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 06.07.2023
Helping adolescents to feel competent and purposeful - not just happy - may improve grades
Study of 600 teenagers suggests that having stronger self-awareness and sense of purpose may raise GCSE Maths scores -by a couple of grades-. Wellbeing education needs to move beyond notions of -boosting- happiness towards deeper engagement, helping adolescents to realise their unique talents and aspirations Ros McLellan Encouraging adolescents to feel capable and purposeful - rather than just happy - could improve their academic results as well as their mental health, according to new research which recommends changing how wellbeing is supported in schools.

Law - Social Sciences - 03.07.2023
UCL's trailblazing Centre for Access to Justice marks 10 years
UCL’s trailblazing Centre for Access to Justice marks 10 years

Social Sciences - 03.07.2023
Anti-racism campaigner wins Lifetime Achievement Award
Anti-racism campaigner wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Social Sciences - 29.06.2023
Ukraine data project is recognised for its innovation by OECD
A project involving experts from The University of Manchester which created a live 'early alarm' system of major displacement, human rights abuses, humanitarian needs and civilian resistance in Ukraine has been recognised by the OECD's Observatory of Public Sector Innovation. During the Russian invasion of Ukraine - particularly in the early weeks of the invasion - relief organisations and government agencies lacked data about events on the ground and struggled to mount an effective response, so new methods of event detection were urgently needed.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 29.06.2023
Bespoke support for nursery practitioners in disadvantaged areas would boost language development
Early years practitioners working in socially disadvantaged areas should receive bespoke professional training to help boost children's English oral language development, finds a study led by UCL.

Social Sciences - Career - 28.06.2023
Opinion: Albania’s brain drain: why so many young people are leaving and how to get them to stay

Social Sciences - 28.06.2023
Spotlight on... Indie Beedie
Spotlight on... Indie Beedie

Event - Social Sciences - 27.06.2023
Huang Bingyau Wins the People’s Choice Award at the 2023 UK-China International Photography Competition

Social Sciences - 26.06.2023
Opinion: Britain's shorter children reveal a grim story about austerity, but its scars run deeper
Opinion: Britain’s shorter children reveal a grim story about austerity, but its scars run deeper

Health - Social Sciences - 26.06.2023
Pandemic policies overlooked long-term needs of children
As young people weren't considered to be at high risk from Covid-19 directly, pandemic policy decisions largely ignored their needs and resulted in their long-term detriment, finds a global consortium of universities led by UCL researchers. The report, titled "The Impact of COVID-19 on Education, Food & Play-Leisure and Related Adaptations for Children and Young People," outlines how slow government action and policy gaps in efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19 had negative impacts on children and young people's health and welfare.

Social Sciences - Politics - 23.06.2023
Denise Lievesley appointed to lead review of the UK Statistics Authority

Art and Design - Social Sciences - 21.06.2023
Local young artists recognised in the University of Oxford’s science-inspired art competition

Health - Social Sciences - 20.06.2023
Experts say policymakers must learn from the impact of COVID-19 on older people
Policymakers must learn from the impact of COVID-19 on older people in order to tackle the deep-seated inequalities exposed by the pandemic, according to a new publication written by a group of experts from The University of Manchester.

Social Sciences - Computer Science - 19.06.2023
’Big Buddy’ could help prevent virtual bullying
New forms of artificially-intelligent moderators which oversee 3D virtual spaces and intervene against bad behaviour could help protect children from online bullying and harassment, a new study suggests. Researchers from the University of Glasgow collaborated with parents and their children to gauge their reactions to 'Big Buddy', a prototype virtual moderator for online social spaces in virtual reality developed by the team.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 19.06.2023
International domestic violence 'Talanoa' brings specialists together from Melanesia
International domestic violence ’Talanoa’ brings specialists together from Melanesia

Social Sciences - Psychology - 19.06.2023
Bath Babylab to study what goes on in the minds of little ones
Psychologists at the University of Bath will open their doors to the public through a fascinating new initiative focused on children's development. A new facility at the University of Bath will officially open its doors this weekend (Saturday 24 June) at a public event to showcase the work of the Bath Babylab.

Social Sciences - 16.06.2023
Dialogue, Deeds, Determinations: Connecting to shape an equitable future in Greater Manchester

Social Sciences - 15.06.2023
New Royal partnership study to promote infant wellbeing and development
The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood, spearheaded by Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales, has announced a new partnership study, to be led by Oxford Professor Jane Barlow  of Oxford University, with the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV).

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 15.06.2023
Analysis: How cricket helped Windrush arrivals build a sense of ’home’ in Britain

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 14.06.2023
University-sponsored mural of Betty Campbell MBE officially unveiled

Social Sciences - 13.06.2023
Not 'hard to reach': investment and inclusion key to doing community consultation differently, report finds
Not ’hard to reach’: investment and inclusion key to doing community consultation differently, report finds

Career - Social Sciences - 08.06.2023
Global review finds financial rewards could help teacher recruitment and retention
Global review finds financial rewards could help teacher recruitment and retention
Financial incentives could be an effective way to support teacher recruitment, particularly in schools with high levels of socio-economic disadvantage, finds a new review led by UCL researchers and published by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF).

Health - Social Sciences - 07.06.2023
Sir Michael Marmot to co-chair Global Council on Inequality, AIDS and Pandemics
Sir Michael Marmot to co-chair Global Council on Inequality, AIDS and Pandemics

Campus - Social Sciences - 07.06.2023
Bath jumps into UK top 5 in Complete University Guide 2024
Bath jumps into UK top 5 in Complete University Guide 2024

Social Sciences - Sport - 05.06.2023
Celebrating the Visionaries of Change at the Social Enterprise Discovery Bootcamp!

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 02.06.2023
UK's poorest children less likely to understand of personal finances
UK’s poorest children less likely to understand of personal finances
A "sizeable" gap in the financial knowledge of children, depending on which socio-economic group they come from, has been identified in a new study of more than 3,700 UK families, led by UCL researchers.

Art and Design - Social Sciences - 02.06.2023
Manchester’s Whitworth gallery announces internationally renowned new Director

Environment - Social Sciences - 01.06.2023
The University of Manchester named number 1 in the UK, number 1 in Europe and second in the world for social and environmental impact