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Politics - 30.11.2023 - Today
What is ’limitarianism’- Professor Ingrid Robeyns explains
Environment - Innovation - 30.11.2023 - Today
Expert insight: COP28: How 7 policies could help save a billion lives by 2100
Each policy will help reduce carbon emissions, preventing concomitant climate change and premature deaths In a recent review of more than 180 peer-reviewed articles - which I conducted with fellow res
Social Sciences - Career - 30.11.2023 - Today
Empowering growth for Waterloo staff
Microtechnics - Materials Science - 30.11.2023 - Today
Lightweight insulating building elements from a 3D printer
A doctoral researcher studying architecture at ETH Zurich is using 3D printing to produce lightweight insulation building components from cement-free mineral foams derived from recycled industrial waste. These could cut heating and cooling costs for buildings, and encourage more efficient use of construction materials.
Health - Pedagogy - 30.11.2023 - Today
Despite pressures facing young families, parents take precious moments to play with their babies
Four in five primary caregivers of nine-month-old babies reported cuddling, talking and playing with their little one several times a day, in the first national long-term study of babies in over two decades, led by UCL.
Social Sciences - 30.11.2023 - Today
Under-represented STEM students most at-risk of not completing degrees, report finds
Students from under-represented backgrounds such as working class or racially minoritised people record the highest rates of degree non-completion, particularly in subjects such as computing, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.
Health - Pharmacology - 30.11.2023 - Today
Teddy bear hospital: Hospital for cuddly toys reopens in Vienna from December 5 to 7, 2023
Environment - 30.11.2023 - Today
Expert Comment: Catchy headlines do not lead to action and change. It looks likely we will overshoot 1.5 C
Sport - 30.11.2023 - Today
Eindhoven student associations to collectively reduce alcohol consumption
Life Sciences - Health - 30.11.2023 - Today
Projet NeuroSonoGene wins ERC Synergy Grant 2023
25 000 students 193 bachelor degrees 192 master degrees 13 campuses Congratulations to the NeuroSonoGene project team comprising Serge Picaud (Director of the Institut de la Vision at Sorbonne Univer
Environment - Life Sciences - 30.11.2023 - Today
The University of Valencia participates in a project of the Horizon Europe programme to reduce marine megafauna bycatch
Physics - Campus - 30.11.2023 - Today
Universities are critical to emerging fusion industry
Fusion's success as a renewable energy depends on the creation of an industry to support it, and academia is vital to that industry's development.
Campus - Social Sciences - 30.11.2023 - Today
Provost’s update: Innovation, disruptive thinking and the culture of a university
Campus - Career - 30.11.2023 - Today
Four bachelor programmes celebrate Top-rated status in Keuzegids Universiteiten
Environment - Earth Sciences - 30.11.2023 - Today
Travelogue Greenland, part 2
Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL SLF biologist Christian Rixen writes about his expedition to Greenland in the footsteps of historical botanists - and climate change.
Innovation - 30.11.2023 - Today
Technology and knowledge transfer for the energy transition at municipal level
Under the motto "Idea generation and co-creation processes to promote technology transfer", around 60 participants from research, business, cantons and municipalities discussed innovative approaches to the energy transition at Empa in Dübendorf on 24 November.
Transport - Environment - 30.11.2023 - Today
What roads would have to look like for more e-bikes than cars
What happens when cities gear their road space primarily to the needs of cyclists and e-bikers? On a new popular-science website, researchers use examples from the city of Zurich to show what such an "E-Bike City" could one day look like. What would the streets look like if a city took half its traffic space and gave it to cycling and e-biking?
Health - 30.11.2023
Night shift workers need support to manage weight and metabolic health conditions: study
Work based policies must be designed to target barriers that night shift workers face when managing weight and metabolic health conditions, a Monash University-led review has found. Making up 13-27 per cent of the workforce, there are no systems in place to assist night shift workers to make healthier lifestyle choices, despite having an increased risk of weight gain, and a higher risk of weight related conditions such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Research Management - Social Sciences - 30.11.2023
Q&A: Phillip Sharp and Amy Brand on the future of open-access publishing
Environment - 29.11.2023
VUB sustainability report wins auditors’ award
The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) has worked hard on sustainability, equality and wellbeing over the last policy period, and has been rewarded for its efforts and good intentions.
Media - Health - 29.11.2023
Making the Case for Critical Journalism
Astronomy / Space Science - 29.11.2023
Rare six-planet star system discovery is music to astronomers’ ears
Show all news items A rare star system with six exoplanets has been discovered with an architecture unchanged for billions of years. The star, HD110067, that is 100 light-years away in the northern constellation of Coma Berenices, has been perplexing researchers for years. Now scientists, including those at the University of Warwick, have revealed the true architecture of this unusual system using NASA and ESA spacecrafts.
Chemistry - 29.11.2023
A smart glove to improve stroke rehabilitation
An electronic glove that enables movement in the paralysed hand of stroke survivors - supporting their rehabilitation - has been invented by a team from the University of Southampton.
Earth Sciences - Physics - 29.11.2023
Prestigious medal for University of Glasgow planetary scientist
Politics - 29.11.2023
Nativism key explanation for PVV’s electoral success
Already in 2016, Geert Wilders' PVV had a huge potential of voters. At the same time, there is an international tendency towards the (radical) right, and compared to that, the electoral success of the PVV is relatively limited.
Earth Sciences - Physics - 29.11.2023
An earthquake in the living cell
Earthquakes unleash tremendous forces capable of causing massive destruction. For a long time, seismologists have endeavoured to predict earthquakes, localize them precisely, and explore what exactly is happening within the Earth.
Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 29.11.2023
Fertilize potatoes sustainably - the variety makes the difference
Press release: Fertilizing potatoes sustainably - the variety makes the difference Thesis by Göttingen University student on nitrogen fertilization receives award The Förderungsgemeinschaft der Kartoffelwirtschaft e. V.
Materials Science - Innovation - 29.11.2023
Improving the manufacturing of salt batteries
LISA: Innosuisse funding for battery research Empa will collaborate with Battery Consult AG, a research and development company specializing in salt battery technology, and the Swiss Innovation Park
Health - 29.11.2023
Increase in the number of people identifying as transgender in the UK
The number of people identifying as transgender in their GP records in the UK has increased between 2000 and 2018, finds a new study led by UCL researchers. The research, published in BMJ Medicine , is the first large-scale study in the UK to estimate the number of people whose gender identity is different to their sex assigned at birth.
Health - Research Management - 29.11.2023
University of Manchester, Boots and No7 beauty company secure multi-million-pound funding for inclusive dermatology research programme
Physics - Health - 29.11.2023
Success for 2 Collaborative Research Centers at Universität Hamburg
Höhere Strukturen, Modulräume und Integrabilität-this is the title of a new collaborative research center at Universität Hamburg.
Environment - 29.11.2023
Roadmap for sustainable mining
Health - 29.11.2023
Clinicians, practices, and patients all have a part to play in dealing with risks of remote GP consultations
While most remote GP consultations are safe, the 'Remote by Default' study finds that GP consultations conducted remotely carry more risk for patients with some urgent conditions.
Environment - Campus - 29.11.2023
COP28 climate summit in Dubai: U-M student team attending
Media - Environment - 29.11.2023
Media advisory: ESA emphasises space-based solutions during COP28
Innovation - 29.11.2023
Results for: Quantum City Challenge: Quantum experts from around the world invited to work on 3 problems specific to Alberta
Social Sciences - Campus - 29.11.2023
Resilience reflection #17: A diverse, inclusive community
Physics - 29.11.2023
Nuclear fusion with a twist
Ralf Mackenbach defended his PhD thesis cum laude at the Department of Applied Physics and Science Education on November 29th.
Music - Pedagogy - 29.11.2023
Bringing some fun to practicing an instrument
Heqiu Song defended her PhD thesis at the Department of Industrial Design on November 28th. Practice makes perfect.
Environment - Economics - 29.11.2023
COP28: UQ experts
All eyes will be on Dubai this week as 70,000 delegates from nearly 200 countries meet at the United Nations backed climate summit, known as COP28.
Computer Science - Innovation - 29.11.2023
Researching the cutting edge of 5G network slicing technology
Waterloo works in partnership with Rogers to revolutionize the landscape of telecommunication and network management By Jordan Flemming University Relations The emergence of 5G technology is transforming telecommunications, granting people and industry remarkable capabilities.
Health - 29.11.2023
UCalgary and community co-researchers tackle stigma of diabetes in homeless population
Lights, camera, action. Confused and disoriented, Bobby stumbles into the men's washroom at a shelter where he's spending the night.
Computer Science - 29.11.2023
Digital emblem for humanitarian law in cyberspace
Warfare is increasingly spreading to the realm of cyberspace. In response, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) wants to protect its digital infrastructure and that of humanitarian organisations with a digital emblem.
Chemistry - Life Sciences - 29.11.2023
The University of Manchester and Shell partner to bring more sustainable chemical manufacturing to market
Campus - Social Sciences - 29.11.2023
Fulfilling the promise
Innovation - Computer Science - 29.11.2023
What does the future hold for generative AI?
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Rodney Brooks, co-founder of iRobot, kicks off an MIT symposium on the promise and potential pitfalls of increasingly powerful AI tools like ChatGPT.
Health - Innovation - 29.11.2023
Pushing the frontiers of art and technology with generative AI
Massachusetts Institute of Technology "I believe by using AI, whether generative or otherwise, we have the opportunity to find the language of humanity," media artist Refik Anadol told an MIT audience.
Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 29.11.2023
Everything, everywhere all at once
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cosmologist and MLK Scholar Morgane König uses gravitational waves to study the universe's origins, inflation, and present trajectory.
Life Sciences - Event - 29.11.2023
Elly Nedivi receives 2023 Kreig Cortical Kudos Discoverer Award
Social Sciences - Event - 29.11.2023
Five high schoolers awarded MIT OMEGA scholarships for intergenerational efforts