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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

Social Sciences - Politics - 29.02.2024
Opinion: Palestinian prisoners will be a key condition of any ceasefire deal - here’s why

Social Sciences - 28.02.2024
Celebrating Ramadan in the UCL community in 2024
Celebrating Ramadan in the UCL community in 2024

Social Sciences - Politics - 21.02.2024
Divided societies and coexistence: reflections from the Impartial Chairs' trip to Northern Ireland
Divided societies and coexistence: reflections from the Impartial Chairs’ trip to Northern Ireland

Social Sciences - Environment - 20.02.2024
Funding to tackle challenges facing Wales’ rural communities

Social Sciences - 07.02.2024
HCRI students visit India for the annual TISS-HCRI Winter School
HCRI students visit India for the annual TISS-HCRI Winter School

Social Sciences - 07.02.2024
HCRI students complete educational visit to Mumbai, India
HCRI students complete educational visit to Mumbai, India

Environment - Social Sciences - 07.02.2024
Why we need connected strategies for net zero and levelling up
Why we need connected strategies for net zero and levelling up
In this piece, Professor Sherilyn MacGregor, Professor Matthew Paterson and Dr Helen Holmes, University of Manchester, discuss the 'Joined-up Sustainability Transformations' (JUST) approach.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 05.02.2024
University of Glasgow report finds that four people die in custody every week in Scotland
A new report led by the University of Glasgow has revealed 244 people have died while detained in custody or under the control of the state in a one-year period in Scotland - an average of four every week.

Social Sciences - 02.02.2024
BBC Radio 4 to broadcast Manchester charity appeal from Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 01.02.2024
Nigeria’s traditional Osu slavery practice was stopped, but the suffering continues

Social Sciences - 30.01.2024
New archive to explore the legacy of ’Windrush Cricket’

Health - Social Sciences - 26.01.2024
LGBT+ History Month 2024 at UCL
LGBT+ History Month 2024 at UCL

Health - Social Sciences - 26.01.2024
UK teens experience spike in online harm during Covid-19 pandemic
UK teens experience spike in online harm during Covid-19 pandemic
A new pair of reports co-led by a UCL researcher highlights the scale of online harm faced by young people in the UK while also demonstrating the impact of educational workshops in equipping young people with tools to navigate the digital world.

Environment - Social Sciences - 23.01.2024
Children and young people in Anglesey have their say on climate change
The Isle of Anglesey is the focus of a research project which aims to measure the knowledge and impacts of climate change on local communities.

Social Sciences - 22.01.2024
Pro-Provost (Regional Communities): Expressions of interest invited
Pro-Provost (Regional Communities): Expressions of interest invited

Health - Social Sciences - 22.01.2024
Experts outline how to reduce COVID-19 health inequalities for ethnic minority groups
An international collaborative led by The University of Manchester and the University of Leicester has published a new paper which outlines how to reduce COVID-19 health inequity among ethnic minority groups. The paper, commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) and published in EClinicalMedicine , builds on research already completed by both institutions during the pandemic which demonstrated that ethnic minority groups were disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 19.01.2024
Survey offers insights on childlessness and childcare in the UK
A comprehensive new survey reveals the changing face of UK families amid recent economic, social, and political turmoil.

Social Sciences - 18.01.2024
British Sign Language LGBTQ+ Glossary developed by UCL researchers
British Sign Language LGBTQ+ Glossary developed by UCL researchers

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 16.01.2024
University of Birmingham postgraduate named in Top 10 new novelists of the year list

Social Sciences - Health - 15.01.2024
More ’Safe Spaces’ for young people could help reduce violence in Scotland
A new report led by researchers at the University of Glasgow highlights concerns around how Scotland is adapting to emerging trends around violence and young people.

Social Sciences - Economics - 10.01.2024
Academic examines morality in the marketplace and how brands respond to social injustice

Health - Social Sciences - 08.01.2024
One million people in England living shorter lives than they should
A new report from the UCL Institute of Health Equity (IHE) has confirmed that a million people in 90% of areas in England lived shorter lives than they should between 2011 and the start of the pandemic.

Social Sciences - Environment - 19.12.2023
Provost's update: Thanks and best wishes to you all ahead of the winter break
Provost’s update: Thanks and best wishes to you all ahead of the winter break

Health - Social Sciences - 19.12.2023
University of Glasgow collaborates on public health partnership to tackle gambling related harms

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 19.12.2023
Disadvantaged children’s school struggles not about character, attitude or lack of ’growth mindset’
Study suggests A global study of 240,000 students challenges the widespread policy conviction that bridging the academic gap between rich and poor students hinges on improving the latter's work ethic, mindset and socio-emotional skills.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 15.12.2023
Study exposes oppression of mothers in Brazil’s family courts
Thirteen Brazilian mothers who say they are victims of domestic violence have told researchers of their harrowing experiences inside that country's family court system.

Social Sciences - Health - 14.12.2023
Showcasing Cardiff University’s African research

Social Sciences - 13.12.2023
New book on young people and radicalisation

Politics - Social Sciences - 12.12.2023
Leading politicians and academics commit to key policy challenges facing Wales
Leading politicians and academics commit to key policy challenges facing Wales

Social Sciences - 11.12.2023
A rethink of support for families in the UK necessary, says report

Social Sciences - 11.12.2023
Backing for bid where Mancunians’ first-hand experiences can drive health policy and progress
Manchester's commitment to tackle health inequalities has been further boosted by funding news for research that can connect the Council, University of Manchester researchers and local people as a way of working together to improve health outcomes.

Environment - Social Sciences - 08.12.2023
Billions have been raised to restore forests with little success - here’s the missing ingredient

Health - Social Sciences - 07.12.2023
Remote rural communities in Nepal to participate in study of self-cleaning period products
Self-cleaning period products designed to kill up to 99.999% of bacteria when exposed to sunlight are to be distributed in remote rural communities in Nepal.

Social Sciences - 07.12.2023
Welsh speakers to have a greater say thanks to launch of free online platform
A free bilingual online platform to analyse free-text survey data, led by Cardiff University, is now up and running.

Social Sciences - 06.12.2023
University of Manchester wins Platinum Engage Watermark for excellence in public engagement

Social Sciences - Health - 06.12.2023
#BeeWell reports survey numbers, as life satisfaction of UK’s young people is found to be at rock bottom
17,000 year 10 students across Greater Manchester have completed the #BeeWell survey this autumn, in addition to 73,000 completed surveys since 2021.