Call to support research projects about technology and society (FP21-1B)

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Call to support research projects about technology and society (FP21-1B)

July 2021

The Social Observatory of the ”la Caixa” Foundation has announced a call to support research projects on technology and society in Portugal, using quantitative survey data in social sciences.Funded projects will receive up to 25,000 euros each (exclusive of VAT).

Perceptions of Portuguese teachers, health professionals and older adults about covid-19 vaccination

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Perceptions of Portuguese teachers, health professionals and older adults about covid-19 vaccination

July 2021

Social Inclusion
Tânia Magalhães Silva, Marta Estrela, Maria Teresa Herdeiro, Institute of Biomedicine (iBiMED);Vítor Roque, Fátima Roque, Research Unit for Inland Development;Eva Rebelo Gomes, Allergy and Clinical Immunology Service, University Hospital Center of Porto, Porto, Portugal;Adolfo Figueiras, Health Research Institute of Santiago de Compostela (IDIS)

This study aims to identify and evaluate the main perceptions, attitudes, and knowledge about Covid-19 vaccination of three at-risk groups: teachers, health professionals and older adults.

An experimental examination of attentional bias in medical care during the covid-19 pandemic

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An experimental examination of attentional bias in medical care during the covid-19 pandemic

August 2021

Social Inclusion
Filipa Madeira, Alexandre Vieira, Cicero R. Pereira & Emerson Do Bú, Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa

In many countries, the incidence, prevalence, and mortality rates of the covid-19 virus have disproportionately affected non-white people, but there is a lack of published data explaining this phenomenon. Are admissions to intensive care units proportional among white and black people? Are physicians more likely to, unknowingly, pay more attention to white patients and therefore be more likely to offer them life-saving intensive care treatment?

Mental health outcomes in Portuguese SARS-CoV-2 survivors and the general population during the covid-19 pandemic

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Mental health outcomes in Portuguese SARS-CoV-2 survivors and the general population during the covid-19 pandemic

August 2021

Social Inclusion
Inês A. Trindade, Helena Pinto, Lara Palmeira, Sérgio Carvalho, Marco Pereira, CINEICC, University of Coimbra, Portugal

This study explored mental health outcomes in 640 Portuguese adults from three different groups (SARS-CoV-2 survivors, individuals who were tested but had negative results, and individuals who were never tested).

The pandemic and the labour market: What we know a year later

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The pandemic and the labour market: What we know a year later

September 2021

Social Inclusion
Bruno P. Carvalho, Nova School of Business and Economics and ECARES (Université Libre de Bruxelles);Mariana Esteves, Nova School of Business and Economics;Susana Peralta, Nova School of Business and Economics

More than one year into the pandemic, employment and hours worked are still lower than in the pre-pandemic period. This article uses secondary data from the Labour Force Survey, conducted by Statistics Portugal, and data on the registrations at Public Employment Offices (Instituto para o Emprego e Formação Profissional).

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