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Academics launch training resource to improve responses to violence against children

Queen's University Belfast

A new training resource aimed at enhancing child-centred responses to violence against children, co-designed with children and young people, has been launched today (Monday 11 November) by academics from the Centre for Children’s Rights at Queen’s University Belfast and Include Youth.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Education, Family and Parenting, Guns and Violence,

Released:
11-Nov-2019 4:15 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Queen’s research finds that global activism has helped combat worker exploitation on South African vineyards
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    6-Nov-2019 7:05 PM EST

Queen’s research finds that global activism has helped combat worker exploitation on South African vineyards

Queen's University Belfast

A new research study from Queen’s University Belfast has examined the changing inspection of labour standards on South African vineyards, arguing that activist pressure on wine global supply chains has added pressure on both private and public regulators to tackle labour exploitation.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Government/Law, In the Workplace, U.S. Politics,

Released:
5-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Law and Public Policy

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    28-Oct-2019 7:05 PM EDT

Narcissism Might Be a Dark Trait but It Can Lower Stress Levels and Reduce Chances of Depression

Queen's University Belfast

People who have grandiose narcissistic traits are more likely to be ‘mentally tough’, feel less stressed and are less vulnerable to depression, research led by Queen’s University Belfast has found.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Staff Picks, All Journal News, Medical Meetings,

Released:
24-Oct-2019 7:05 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Study reveals complexities and sensitivities in managing the UK’s withdrawal from the EU for border region residents

Queen's University Belfast

Brexit is already having an impact on life on both sides of the border. Respondents from the Central Border Region of Ireland/Northern Ireland report economic changes (e.g. job losses, business disinvestment, problems in labour recruitment, insurance difficulties) plus rising concerns about the stability of the peace process and a potential resurgence of violence.

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Released:
14-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Queen’s Academic Awarded the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women

Queen’s Academic Awarded the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women

Queen's University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast academic, Aislinn Clarke, has received the 2019 Academy Gold Fellowship for Women.

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Released:
9-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Pop Culture

Scientists Observe Year-long Plateaus in Decline of Type Ia Supernova Light Curves

Queen's University Belfast

A team of scientists, including a researcher from Queen’s University Belfast, have discovered that the fading of infrared light following Type Ia supernovae explosions can be interrupted, with brightness staying the same for up to a year.

Channels: All Journal News, Particle Physics, Physics, Space and Astronomy, Nature (journal),

Released:
7-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Children spend less time reading and engaging in physical activity as they grow older
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    19-Sep-2019 7:00 PM EDT

Children spend less time reading and engaging in physical activity as they grow older

Queen's University Belfast

A new research study from Queen’s University Belfast has found that children from disadvantaged backgrounds spend less time reading and engaging in physical activity and exercise than their peers as they get older.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Children's Health, Exercise and Fitness, Family and Parenting,

Released:
18-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Researchers pioneer new technique to transform used milk bottles into kayaks and storage tanks
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    11-Sep-2019 7:05 PM EDT

Researchers pioneer new technique to transform used milk bottles into kayaks and storage tanks

Queen's University Belfast

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered new ways to convert single-use plastic waste into products such as storage tanks for water and fuel, and sporting goods such as kayaks and canoes, which could help to solve global environmental problems.

Channels: All Journal News, Environmental Health, Pollution, Wildlife, Staff Picks,

Released:
10-Sep-2019 7:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Researchers Develop Early Detection Test for Ovarian Cancer

Researchers Develop Early Detection Test for Ovarian Cancer

Queen's University Belfast

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have developed a test that may be able to detect ovarian cancer up to two years earlier than current approaches.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, OBGYN, Women's Health, Staff Picks,

Released:
22-Aug-2019 7:00 PM EDT
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Kelly Mccaughrain Announced as the New Children’s Writing Fellow for NI by Arts Council and Queen’s

Queen's University Belfast

Award-winning writer Kelly McCaughrain has accepted the post as the new Children’s Writing Fellow for Northern Ireland at the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University Belfast.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment,

Released:
19-Aug-2019 9:55 AM EDT
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