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Looking at Leuven through another lens: Why local context is relevant in influencing policing…and beer?

University of Edinburgh student Luis Reyes reflects on his short visit to the Leuven Institute of Criminology (LINC), supported by the SCCJR International Mobility Fund: 768 more words

Culture

Leading NGO calls for new thinking on play safety around the world

Playgrounds have for decades been shaped by a zero risk mindset, with, any injury seen as a sign of failure. But things are changing, in what the New York Times recently… 1,229 more words

Outdoor Play

Depression is massively, frighteningly increasing

Some frightening news last week, according to health insurance data from Blue Cross Blue Shield:

  • Major depression has a diagnosis rate of 4.4 percent in the United States, affecting more than 9 million commercially insured Americans.

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Mental Health

Should I Contact Professors before Applying to Grad School?

I received mixed answers when I posed this question.  In the end, I forwent contacting faculty members before and during the application process.

Initially, I had this plan to read a couple of articles by faculty members in each of my prospective programs.   521 more words

Grad School Application

A Critical Examination of the Planning Machinery and Process utilized in Pakistan

Paying heed to the idiom, ‘well planned is half done’ governments all over the world have constitutional planning machineries. Though their structure and composition may differ, their primary functions remain the same to draft plans for socio-economic development of the country, implement, revise and evaluate them. 1,505 more words

Analysis Of Pakistan's Public Policy And Administration