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Social media role

Stanford study examines fake news and the 2016 presidential election

Fabricated stories favoring Donald Trump were shared a total of 30 million times, nearly quadruple the number of pro-Hillary Clinton shares leading up to the election, according to Stanford economist Matthew Gentzkow. Even so, he and his co-author find that the most widely circulated hoaxes were seen by only a small fraction of Americans. Leer más

European Voluntary Service 

A quarter of all Europeans aged over 15 are involved in volunteering

With 2017 just around the corner, it´s time to start thinking about New Year´s resolutions. One option could be to volunteer. Since 1996 the European Voluntary Service has enabled some 100,000 young people to volunteer in projects in and outside Europe.  Leer más

Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking

New study shows that regular use of social networking can negatively affect emotions

New study shows that regular use of social networking such as Facebook can negatively affect your emotional well-being and satisfaction with life. But you don´t have to quit Facebook altogether; simply changing your social networking behavior and taking an occasional break from Facebook may lift your spirits, according to the study published in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.  Leer más

Autumn 2016 Standard Eurobarometer

Immigration and terrorism continue to be seen as the most important issues facing the EU

Europeans continue to see immigration and terrorism as the major challenges facing the EU at the moment, and they strongly support the political priorities of the European Commission. Leer más

Music in the brain

Music can influence in your mood, study finds

Sounds, such as music and noise, are capable of reliably affecting individuals´ moods and emotions, possibly by regulating brain dopamine, a neurotransmitter strongly involved in emotional behavior and mood regulation. The relationship of sound environments with mood and emotions is highly variable across individuals, research shows. Leer más

Over 7,000 people died while they were trying to migrate

International Migrant Day on 18 December

As the world observes International Migrants Day on December 18 to increase awareness about human rights and fundamental political freedoms of migrants, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said that in 2016, either through sea routes or deserts. Leer más

Use of internet advertising by enterprises

1 in 4 EU businesses advertised online in 2016

In the last 15 years, the internet has redefined the output of traditional broadcast media — television and radio — as well as print media, such as magazines and newspapers. It offers a number of new or extended services, particularly in marketing and advertising. However, while around three-quarters of enterprises located in the European Union (EU) and employing at least 10 persons had a website in 2016 and almost half used social media, just a quarter (25%) used internet advertising. Leer más

Survivors and activists Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar receive Parliament´s 2016 Sakharov PrizeSakharov Prize

Survivors and activists Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar receive Parliament´s 2016 Sakharov Prize

Iraqi Yazidi Islamic State survivors and activists Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar receive Parliament´s 2016 Sakharov Prize during a ceremony in Strasbourg on Tuesday 13 December. After escaping sexual enslavement by Islamic State they both became spokespeople for women affected by the terrorist group´s campaign of sexual violence and for the persecuted Yazidi minority. Find out more about their fight by watching our video and follow the ceremony live online. Leer más

Universität Basel

Depression in young people affects the stomach, study finds

Mental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists have identified temporal patterns in young people: arthritis and diseases of the digestive system are more common after depression, while anxiety disorders tend to be followed by skin diseases. Leer más

How Entertainment Affects our Politics

New research reveals that the fictional worlds we watch change our perceptions of our own

Hillary Clinton´s stunning defeat begs the question: when will the highest and hardest glass ceiling be shattered in the U.S.? While change is not yet coming to the nation´s political stage, it is under way on our screens, and new research reveals that the fiction we watch influences our gendered perceptions of what it takes to be an effective leader. Leer más

The closest full moon in 68 years

Supermoon rises worldwide

Tonight and Monday night´s November full moon is a Supermoon of all Supermoons — closer to the earth than any Supermoon in almost 70 years. There won´t be another like this until the year 2034. Leer más

The closest full moon in 68 years

Supermoon rises worldwide

Tonight and Monday night´s November full moon is a Supermoon of all Supermoons — closer to the earth than any Supermoon in almost 70 years. There won´t be another like this until the year 2034. Leer más

2 November

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

The United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution at its 68th session in 2013 which proclaimed 2 November as the ´International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists´. The Resolution urged Member States to implement definite measures countering the present culture of impunity. The date was chosen in commemoration of the assassination of two French journalists in Mali on 2 November 2013 Leer más

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Facebook users likely to be healthier and live longer, study finds

Being active on Facebook and other social media websites may not only be associated with having too much free time, but also with living longer, a new study that involved 12 million people suggests. A paper, published in the journal PNAS on Monday, asserts that the health effects of active online social lives largely mirror the benefits of busy offline social lives. Leer más

Prize for Freedom of Thought

Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar winners of 2016 Sakharov Prize

Yazidi survivors and public advocates Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar are this year´s joint laureates of the European Parliament Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, following a decision by Parliament President Martin Schulz and the political group leaders on 27 October. The Sakharov award ceremony will be held in Strasbourg on 14 December. Leer más

Only chicken could be considered healthy food

The10 most tweeted foods

The foods we tweet about have a lot to say about our overall health. Researchers shed some light on some bizzare results, where out of 10 top tweeted foods, only chicken could be considered healthy food. Leer más

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The share of persons at risk of poverty or social exclusion in the EU back to its pre-crisis level

In 2015, around 119 million people, or 23.7% of the population, in the European Union (EU)were at risk of poverty or social exclusion. This means that they were in at least one of the following three conditions: at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (income poverty), severely materially deprived or living in households with very low work intensity. Leer más

Sustainable Development Goals

Seventy-five organisations join forces to push for a sustainable future

Seventy-five diverse civil society organisations have joined forces to formally launch SDG Watch Europe. This broad coalition will work to ensure that the European Union and its Member States live up to their commitments, made when signing the Agenda 2030 agreement in New York last September, to enable a sustainable future at home and abroad. Leer más

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

A study on human behavior has identified 4 basic personality types

A study on human behavior has revealed that 90 percent of the population can be classified into four basic personality types: optimistic, pessimistic, trusting and envious. However, the latter of the four types, envious, is the most common, with 30 percent compared to 20 percent for each of the other groups. Leer más

Kansas State University researcher.

Leadership expert says political skills important to leader satisfaction

Leaders skilled at influencing others may be happier at work, according to a Kansas State University researcher. The ability to build connections, foster trust and influence other people is a fundamental quality of a transformational leader and being good at it can increase job satisfaction and engagement. Leer más

Kansas State University researcher.

Leadership expert says political skills important to leader satisfaction

Leaders skilled at influencing others may be happier at work, according to a Kansas State University researcher. The ability to build connections, foster trust and influence other people is a fundamental quality of a transformational leader and being good at it can increase job satisfaction and engagement. Leer más

Travellers using a SIM card of a Member State

European Commision agrees the end of roaming charges in the EU by 2017

The College discussed a new approach to the fair use principle and agreed that there should be no limits in terms of timing or volume imposed on consumers when using their mobile devices abroad in the EU. At the same time, the new approach provides a solid safeguard mechanism for operators against potential abuses. Leer más

Effects of photo

Study links selfies to happiness

Regularly selfies with your smartphone and sharing photos with your friends can help make you a happier person, according to computer scientists at the University of California, Irvine. In a first-of-its-kind study published just before back-to-school season, the authors found that students can combat the blues with some simple, deliberate actions on their mobile devices.  Leer más

Non-governmental organisations

China adopts law imposing new restrictions on foreign NGO´s

China´s Communist-controlled legislature passed a controversial law imposing new restrictions on foreign non-governmental organisations.The law gives police wide-ranging powers over overseas charities and bans them from recruiting members or raising funds in the country. Leer más

EU telco rules

EU seeks stricter rules on OTTs

The European Union will subject internet services like WhatsApp and Skype to similar rules that traditional telecommunications firms face, according to major reform proposals unveiled Wednesday.  Leer más
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Theses and dissertations
1 International Day of Commemoration of the Victims of the Holocaust to focus on education
2 Too much sitting, too little exercise may accelerate biological aging, study finds
3 Essen becomes the European Green Capital for 2017
4 Presidential Inauguration live
5 EU Studies Fair back on February
6 Beyonce most charitable celebrity supporting education and social awareness
7 Wanting to stay in education is not the main reason why women delay having children, study finds
8 Mobile Learning Week to be held from 20-24 March 2017
9 Aarhus and Pafos European Capitals of Culture in 2017
10 Youth Forum launches campaign #4YouthWork!
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