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Economics / Business - Innovation - 12.08.2022

Health - 12.08.2022
Research investigates how to stop painful chemo for kids
Stopping children undergoing chemotherapy from feeling pain and other debilitating side-effects is the focus of research underway at The University of Queensland.

Computer Science - Innovation - 12.08.2022
Empowering young people on International Youth Day
Empowering young people on International Youth Day
Held every year on August 12, International Youth Day provides a platform for young people to focus on how they will develop innovative and entrepreneurial solutions for the future.

Environment - Innovation - 12.08.2022
With Inflation Reduction Act, U.S. sees landmark action on climate change
With Inflation Reduction Act, U.S. sees landmark action on climate change
Experts from the Ralph O'Connor Sustainable Energy Institute discuss the legislation's impact on renewable energy, carbon capture technology, and other approaches to environmental sustainability The

Environment - Politics - 12.08.2022
Landmark US climate bill: U-M experts available
EXPERTS ADVISORY The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to pass the Inflation Reduction Act today, which includes nearly $400 billion for clean energy initiatives.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 11.08.2022
Scientists launch new interactive tool for agricultural water management and climate risk assessment
Scientists launch new interactive tool for agricultural water management and climate risk assessment
A powerful new crop management tool has been launched today, to enable farmers, businesses, and governments to make more informed decisions about water management, irrigation investments, and climate risks.

Physics - Innovation - 11.08.2022
Manchester professor to co-lead new Network in materials for quantum technologies
Manchester professor to co-lead new Network in materials for quantum technologies
The Network aims to ensure that the world-leading UK materials research base, the existing National Quantum Technologies Programme (NQTP), and the developing quantum industry base are brought together in a UK-wide coordinated effort.

Environment - 11.08.2022
Hot and dry conditions in UK causing unprecedented extreme wildfire danger
Hot and dry conditions in UK causing unprecedented extreme wildfire danger
Record temperatures and dry weather in the UK this summer are causing exceptionally high levels of danger from extreme wildfires, according to experts.

Social Sciences - Campus - 11.08.2022
Inclusive play: University of Toronto researcher studies the playground experiences of children with disabilities
Inclusive play: University of Toronto researcher studies the playground experiences of children with disabilities
How do Canadian children with disabilities and their families experience playgrounds? What about adjacent areas such as parking lots and pathways? How can educators and rehabilitation specialists use playground spaces? These are some of the topics explored by Kelly Arbour-Nicitopoulos , an associate professor studying disability and physical activity in the University of Toronto's Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE).

Music - 11.08.2022
Learning about listening: Researcher explores how people perceive sound
Learning about listening: Researcher explores how people perceive sound
The University of Toronto's  Christina Vanden Bosch der Nederlanden remembers the moment she became interested in how humans perceive sound.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 11.08.2022
New paradigm for treating PTSD
Approximately nine per cent of Canadian adults will experience PTSD in their lifetimes, which occurs when an individual experiences a traumatic event, often leading to persistent flashbacks and severe anxiety.

Health - Social Sciences - 11.08.2022
Experts discuss monkeypox transmission, vaccines
Experts discuss monkeypox transmission, vaccines
During a media briefing Wednesday, experts share insights about how monkeypox spreads, how to avoid the virus, and what vaccine strategies are most effective Johns Hopkins University experts in healt

Linguistics / Literature - Campus - 11.08.2022
Digital project supports 'bibliographic turn' in Black literary studies
Digital project supports ’bibliographic turn’ in Black literary studies
Yale's Jacqueline Goldsby and Meredith McGill of Rutgers University recently received a $1.7 million grant from The Mellon Foundation to support the development of The Black Bibliography Projec

Career - Health - 10.08.2022
Analysis: Furlough had a protective effect on mental health - but it wasn't as good as working
Analysis: Furlough had a protective effect on mental health - but it wasn’t as good as working
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jacques Wels (UCL MRC Unit for Lifelong Health & Ageing) shares his new research, which found that furlough protected the mental health of those at risk of losing their jobs - but better mental health was seen among those who remained at work.

Microtechnics - 10.08.2022

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - 10.08.2022
Female monkeys with female friends live longer
Female monkeys with female friends live longer
UCLA professor Susan Perry and her team of researchers reveal their findings on capuchin monkeys and social integration UCLA professor Susan Perry and her team of researchers reveal their findings on capuchin monkeys and social integration Key takeaways: Strength of female-female relationships. Female capuchin monkeys who are better integrated into social networks with other adult females tend to survive longer.

Pedagogy - 10.08.2022
Down syndrome project shatters quality of life myths
Down syndrome project shatters quality of life myths
Young adults living with Down syndrome have high aspirations and a great zest for life according to an Australian first study by researchers from The University of Queensland. A team led by Associate Professor Rhonda Faragher and Dr Janette Lloyd from UQ's School of Education conducted interviews and focus groups around the country, exploring the quality of life of Gen Z's with Down syndrome.

Health - 10.08.2022
Sealing leaks in the stomach or intestine
Sealing leaks in the stomach or intestine
ETH Pioneer Fellow Alexandre Anthis has developed a patch that seals surgical sutures on the intestines or the stomach.

Career - Economics / Business - 10.08.2022
Universities Driving the Economy in North Rhine-Westphalia
Universities Driving the Economy in North Rhine-Westphalia
NRW's universities are multiplying the federal state's net contributions by a factor of four Based on conservative calculations, every single euro that North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) provides to its universities as core funding generates ¤4.01 in value.

Health - 10.08.2022
Educate medics about weight stigma to reduce UK’s obesity rate
To help tackle the UK's obesity crisis, we must better educate medical professionals on weight stigma, according to the conclusions of a large-scale review led by UCL researchers.

Microtechnics - 10.08.2022
Escaping Afghanistan, Judge Basira Qazizada finds an oasis in Berkeley
Listen to  Berkeley Talks episode #148: Learning from nature to design better robots. [Music:  "Silver Lanyard" by Blue Dot Sessions ] Intro:  This is  Berkeley Talks , a   podcast from the Office of Communications and Public Affairs that features lectures and conversations at UC Berkeley.

Environment - Career - 10.08.2022
U-M study: Local renewable energy employment can fully replace U.S. coal jobs nationwide
Study: The Costs of Replacing Coal Plant Jobs with Local instead of Distant Wind and Solar Jobs across the United States Across the United States, local wind and solar jobs can fully replace the coal

Sport - Health - 10.08.2022
High school athletes in contact sports more likely to misuse prescription stimulants throughout their 20s
Study: The initiation and developmental course of prescription drug misuse among high school athletes during the transition through young adulthood High school seniors who play contact sports are roughly 50% more likely to misuse prescription stimulants in the next decade after graduation, compared to those who do not participate in these types of sports, a new University of Michigan study found.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 09.08.2022
Time capsules from the early days of the Earth
Time capsules from the early days of the Earth
An international team of scientists led by Prof. Christoph Heubeck of Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany has drilled boreholes in South Africa that will help answer questions about the early history of our planet.

Computer Science - Physics - 09.08.2022
MCS Expands Research Pipeline Through Undergraduate Programs
Jose Emilio Regio's academic path has had a few curves over the past four years. "I switched majors three times," said Regio, a fifth-year senior at the University of Connecticut.

Health - 09.08.2022
Tackling suicide risk in people with mental disorders
Clinical researchers from Oxford University's Department of Psychiatry and Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust , together with colleagues from elsewhere, have developed guidance to help clinicians identify and treat patients at risk of suicide. The alternative approach to clinical practice, published in The Lancet Psychiatry , was developed by health practitioners and suicide prevention experts, together with a service user.

Life Sciences - Health - 09.08.2022
Biological approaches to combat Legionella
Biological approaches to combat Legionella
Throughout Switzerland, infections with bacteria of the genus Legionella are increasing significantly. Researchers at Eawag have now outlined how the growth of these microbial inhabitants of drinking water systems could be curbed with the help of other organisms. Legionella are bacteria that live in water and can be found in many water pipes, shower heads, ventilation systems, boilers and cooling towers.

Career - 09.08.2022
Researcher wins award for film raising awareness of Deaf people affected by dementia
Researcher wins award for film raising awareness of Deaf people affected by dementia
A gallery of "breath-taking" images and videos which shine a light on crucial dementia research have been released today by Alzheimer's Society's first ever research image competition which was won by a University of Manchester researcher.

Physics - Research Management - 09.08.2022

Health - 09.08.2022
Most older adults ready to roll up sleeves this fall for updated COVID-19 boosters, U-M poll shows
Health providers' recommendations will make a difference, National Poll on Healthy Aging finds Within weeks, updated COVID-19 vaccines could become available across the United States, offering protec

Environment - 09.08.2022
B.C. ocean's worth of almost $5 billion to GDP likely an underestimate
B.C. ocean’s worth of almost $5 billion to GDP likely an underestimate
British Columbia's ocean contributed almost $5 billion to provincial gross domestic product in 2015, a sum that is likely an underestimate, a new UBC study has found. The ' back of the envelope' estimate could be used by non-economists to work out a baseline of what oceans contribute to the economy, as part of achieving the United Nations' goal of sustainable oceans by 2030.

Life Sciences - Law - 09.08.2022
How brain-monitoring tech advances could change the law
How brain-monitoring tech advances could change the law
A world-first report from Dr Allan McCay in the Law School scrutinises advances in neurotechnology and what they might mean for the law and the legal profession.
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