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Social Sciences - Career - 27.11.2023
A new study analyses how we choose friends at school
Similarity is not the key, according to this research which UC3M is taking part in Researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and Loyola University have discovered that personality does not seem to have much influence when it comes to choosing social friendships at school, which are based more on the closeness of our contacts, according to a study recently published in the journal PNAS.
Campus - Career - 30.11.2022
What are the UB students like?
Acadèmic The results of the survey "The students' living and study conditions" have been published.
Health - Career - 03.11.2022
The proportion of active or unemployed working men increases among people with addiction to new technologies in the Valencian Community
A study by Marina Cuquerella and Ana M. García, researchers from the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health of the University of Valencia, investigates the profile of people treat
Campus - Career - 19.07.2022
Delaying retirement age increases the risk of mortality for certain groups
An academic study shows how this measure affects the 60-69 age group and mostly harms employees with low-skilled, physically and psychosocially demanding jobs. Researchers, including Sergi Jiménez-Martín, a UPF full professor of Economics, say allowing flexible retirement plans, such as partial retirement, mitigates the negative effect of delaying retirement.
Career - 25.04.2022
UC3M female researcher participates in the EU report on the regulation of freelance labour platforms
The European Union has opened a proposal for a directive and EU legislation to regulate the digital labour platforms sector.
Health - Career - 25.01.2022
People who have taken sick leave due to cancer have greater difficulty to continue working and enjoy less job stability
Men and women who have not taken sick leave or have done due to other diagnoses were at least 9% more likely to continue in employment compared to employees who had taken sick leave due to cancer, according to this study carried out in Catalonia, published in 'Scientific Reports'.
Career - Environment - 27.04.2021
The factors that improve job resiliency in North American cities have been identified
"Job connectivity? (the possibility of finding a similar job) is a key factor for the recovery of local economies in the face of crises, according to a study published recently by researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Max Planck Society and the University of Pittsburgh.
Economics - Career - 22.04.2021
Research analyses workforce reduction policies in family firms
A study carried out by researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M, Spain), the LIUC Università Cattaneo (Italy) and the University of Foggia (Italy) indicates that family businesses tend to protect their employees more than non-family businesses, by generally avoiding workforce reduction practices.
Health - Career - 04.03.2021
An unstable working life affects the future mental health of young people
This study evaluates the relationship between the various possible pathways at the start of working life with future absenteeism due to mental disorders in a sample of salaried workers. A new study reveals that a precarious, unstable initiation by young people to working life is associated with poorer future mental health.