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Social Sciences - Campus - 22.11.2022

Health - Social Sciences - 03.11.2022
International study on COVID-19 offers practical recommendations to end this threat against public health
International study on COVID-19 offers practical recommendations to end this threat against public health
SARS-CoV-2 is still around us. Although some governments have turned this page, a study published today in the journal Nature states that efforts and specific resources are still necessary to save lives.

Social Sciences - Campus - 21.10.2022

Social Sciences - 02.06.2022
Rafael Castelló: ’If the middle class disappears or deteriorates, social life will be more conflictive and polarised’
Rafael Castelló, professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology of the University of Valencia (UV), has dedicated part of his career as a researcher to demographic issues and political sociology in the Valencian context.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 12.05.2022
Amparo Luján: ’The addiction to technologies awakens the cerebral systems of pleasure, generates dopamine and makes the behavior repeat itself’
Amparo Lucía Luján Barrera is a researcher at the Department of Psychobiology at the University of Valencia and for years she has been treating addiction to technologies (mobile phones, video games a

Health - Social Sciences - 06.05.2022
10.3% of the Valencian population at risk of vulnerability with intestinal parasitic infections have diarrhoea or abdominal pain
10.3% of the Valencian population at risk of vulnerability with intestinal parasitic infections have diarrhoea or abdominal pain
Researchers from the University of Valencia have studied the presence of enteroparasites (digestive system parasites) in a vulnerable population in the province of Valencia.

Social Sciences - 24.03.2022

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 09.03.2022

Social Sciences - Politics - 28.02.2022
Researchers compile in a book the latest studies on racialization in contemporary Europe
UPF researchers compile in a book the latest studies on racialization in contemporary Europe -Racialized Citizenship in Superdiverse Europe-, edited by Zenia Hellgren and Bálint Ébel Bereményi, is an

Environment - Social Sciences - 28.02.2022
Droughts and rising sea levels are the impacts of climate change that will most affect the Mediterranean basin
Droughts and rising sea levels are the impacts of climate change that will most affect the Mediterranean basin
Human-induced climate change is causing a dangerous and generalized perturbation in nature and it is affecting the life of billions of people worldwide.

Social Sciences - Innovation - 07.02.2022
Does the use of social media affect adolescents’ welfare or is it the other way around?
The UPF researcher Isabel Rodríguez de Dios is to study the positive and negative effects of social media on adolescents through the YouthSM project, with the support of the -la Caixa- Foundation.

Social Sciences - Computer Science - 27.01.2022
UPF becomes the new ’hub’ of a management platform to improve the European Social Survey
Diana Zavala Rojas and Danielly Sorato, members of RECSM-UPF and the ESS Core Scientific Team are the principal investigator and software developer of myESS, respectively.

Politics - Social Sciences - 19.01.2022
Remittances sent by immigrants to their countries of origin, one of the most powerful weapons against dictatorships
A book co-written by Abel Escribà-Folch, a professor with the Department of Political and Social Sciences, recently published by Princeton University Press, documents how migrations around the world favour global democracy.

Health - Social Sciences - 16.12.2021
Child maltreatment increases risk factors related to suicidal behaviour in adolescents
Child maltreatment increases risk factors related to suicidal behaviour in adolescents
An article published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine reveals child maltreatment increases some determining risk factors in adolescents' suicidal behaviours.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 26.11.2021
A tool to improve children’s cognitive development
In what skills are parent's most proficient in? How can we encourage them to better support children's cognitive, social and language development? We can find it out in no time with PICCOLO, the direct observation tool designed to assess and control the quality of parent-children interactions.

Health - Social Sciences - 16.09.2021
Childhood maltreatment alters the HOA-axis activity in early stages of life
Childhood maltreatment alters the HOA-axis activity in early stages of life
A paper published in the journal Psychological Medicine confirms the existence of neurobiological alterations in early stages of life in minors exposed to maltreatment.

Social Sciences - Research Management - 08.07.2021
The first international study of birth cohorts, which involves UPF, considered a priority research infrastructure in Europe
The project Growing Up in Digital Europe-EuroCohort (GUIDE), with prominent participation by the RECSM-UPF research group, has been recently included in the roadmap 2021 of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI).

Religions - Social Sciences - 28.06.2021
Severity of abuses of minors within the Catholic church
Severity of abuses of minors within the Catholic church
Last April, the Spanish Catholic Church recognized, for the first time, 220 cases of abuses to minors by Spanish priests since 2001, according to what the representative of the Spanish Episcopal Conference stated in a press release.

Social Sciences - 18.06.2021

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 09.06.2021
The UB and the UOC promote the first Spanish-speaking association of Specific Language Impairment researchers
The UB and the UOC promote the first Spanish-speaking association of Specific Language Impairment researchers
7.58% of children suffer from Specific Language Impairment (SLI). In other words, one or maybe two children in every classroom have this disorder, as roughly one ot of every 14 children are affected by it.

Social Sciences - 09.06.2021
New excavations in the Iberian sites of Kum-Castellet de Banyoles and Coll del Moro in Tivissa
New excavations in the Iberian sites of Kum-Castellet de Banyoles and Coll del Moro in Tivissa
Archaeologists of the University of Barcelona have conducted new excavations in the Iberian sites of Kum-Castellet de Banyoles and Coll del Moro in Serra d'Almos, both in the town of Tivissa (Ribera d'Ebre).

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 02.06.2021
Urban crime decreased by 80% in Barcelona during lockdown
Urban crime decreased by 80% in Barcelona during lockdown
The lockdown policies that resulted from the COVID-19 epidemic involved an important decrease in urban crimes director of the Research Group on Children and Adolescent Victimization ( GReVIA ) of the UB.

Environment - Social Sciences - 18.05.2021
Research is dressing up
Research is dressing up
The 7th Science Fest of the University of Barcelona will take place from May 25 to 28, and for its second year in a row, the event will be held online.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 03.05.2021