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Queen’s Researchers Find That Asylum Seekers and Refugees in NI Need Better Support

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Researchers from Queen’s University have launched findings from a research study examining the everyday life experiences of asylum seekers and refugees in Northern Ireland.

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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Climate Change, Refugees, Sustainability, Charles Geisler

Rising Seas Could Result in 2 Billion Refugees by 2100

In the year 2100, 2 billion people – about one-fifth of the world’s population – could become climate change refugees due to rising ocean levels. Those who once lived on coastlines will face displacement and resettlement bottlenecks as they seek habitable places inland, according to Cornell University research.

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Economic Benefits of Admitting Refugees Outweigh Costs

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Although working-age adult refugees who enter the United States often initially rely on public assistance programs, a study by researchers at the University of Notre Dame indicates that the long-term economic benefit of admitting refugees outweighs the initial costs.

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Hope Through Medicine: Physician Recounts Medical Mission Trip to Treat Syrian Refugee

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A UAB physician visited Jordan to provide health care to Syrian refugees with chronic conditions.

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Digital Game Intervention Improves Mental Health and Educational Outcomes of Syrian Refugee Children

Digital games can effectively teach refugee children much-needed skills – including a new language, cognitive skills, and coding – while also improving their mental health, finds research by New York University, the City University of New York, and Turkey’s Bahcesehir University.

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For Refugees Seeking Asylum, Medical Exams Are in Short Supply

A new study shows how physicians and mental health professionals can play a crucial, objective role in the process by which refugees apply for asylum in the U.S., by documenting the scars of physical and emotional abuse. But the study also highlights how many more such exams are needed.

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Economics Chair William Evans to Present Research on Refugees to USCCB

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A research project by William Evans and Danny Fitzgerald, University of Notre Dame, found that over the course of 20 years, refugees adapt to American life and, on average, pay more in taxes than they receive in benefits.

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Expert From NSU Can Speak on Islamic Fundamentalism, Terrorism, ISIS and Middle Eastern Politics in Response to the Attacks in Turkey

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Europe, EU, Migration, migration crisis, Refugees, Migrant, Population, Demography, People, Brussels, European Union, laxenburg, iiasa, Austria, jrc, joint research centre, wolfgang lutz, demographer

A New Partnership for Migration Research

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (EC-JRC) have launched a new research partnership to provide science-based knowledge on migration and demography to support EU policy.







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