Archive for the ‘Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences’ Category

Tes talks to… Professor Paul Stallard

The clinical psychologist discusses children’s mental health, exam pressures and social media.

Biobanding evaluation nets positive results among academy football teams

Learn about our latest health research and hear Dr Sean Cumming talk about his research at today's IMI lecture.

Study highlights how community violence fosters antisocial behaviour in kids

New psychology research highlights the links between community violence and antisocial behaviour in young people.

New education project focuses on UK multilingualism

Our new education project will explore how well prepared the UK is set up to support growing numbers of multilingual children.

Royal visit to University’s Centre for Applied Autism Research

On Wednesday 1 November we welcomed HRH The Countess of Wessex to visit our Centre for Applied Autism Research in 10W.

University and JP Morgan Chase collaborate to improve employment chances for people with autism

We're collaborating with JP Morgan Chase to improve employment chances for graduates with autism.

New injury prevention exercise programme will dramatically reduce injuries in rugby

The Activate programme, designed by our rugby researchers, is shown to significantly reduce concussion and lower-limb injuries.

How Catalonia and Spain can be brought back from the brink

Dr Paul Kennedy writes that a further revision of Catalonia’s regional Statute, or even an amendment of the constitution, could be possible options for enabling both sides to come to a solution

British Association of Sport & Exercise Medicine conference

Sport and exercise medicine practitioners from around the UK will convene over the next two days for the BASEM Annual Conference hosted by the Dept for Health.

BASEM conference ‘bringing us all together’ in Bath

Over the next two days the University plays host to sport, exercise and medicine researchers and practitioners for the BASEM / FSEM Conference 2017.

Young people on leisure in Swindon

The Your Space Your Say exhibition revealed what young people really think on the subject

HSS students at Colombia's One Young World Summit 2017

International Development with Economics undergraduate student Sophie Moody will be representing the University at the annual summit in Bogota, Colombia.

Professor Alma Harris advises on Scottish schools reform

Professor Alma Harris was in Hollyrood last week for the latest meeting of the International Council of Education Advisers advising the Scottish government.

Research shines light on circadian clock in our muscles

Our health researchers have helped to identify a 'biological clock' at work in our muscles, which could have important health implications including for diabetes.

Study highlights high prevalence of hip and knee replacements for former elite rugby players

Elite ex rugby players are at a greater risk of suffering from osteoarthritis, joint replacement and osteoporosis, according to new Department for Health research.

IPR Blog: The atrophy of the German party system

‘Community Matters’ celebrates strength of local research partnerships

The fruits of a major public engagement initiative, Community Matters, will be unveiled at an event in the Guildhall taking place today.

UK ‘ill prepared’ for death and dying

IPR Policy Brief highlights challenges which should act as a catalyst to rethink our approach to death and dying

University to host international rugby conference

Find out more about today's international rugby conference taking place on campus and tune into the live stream.

New study into conduct disorder

New findings show antisocial teenagers with CD disorder have difficulty recognising facial expressions