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Career - Health - 06.04.2020
The SNF rewards ten research projects submitted by USI
At the first of two annual rounds of Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) grants, ten proposals submitted by USI researchers have received a positive response, with projects involving the many disciplines present at the University.

Computer Science / Telecom - 06.04.2020
The US Department of Energy awards project by USI researcher
Juraj Kardos, who recently earned his PhD at the USI Institute of Computational Science (ICS, Faculty of Informatics), is part of the winning team of the Grid Optimization (GO) Competition launched by the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) of the US Department of Energy.

Health - 06.04.2020
Carefully Cataloguing Coronavirus
University Archives documents unprecedented times, finds parallels with flu pandemic Over 100 years after the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 disrupted operations on the Carnegie Mellon University campu

Health - Career - 06.04.2020
UQ fast tracks nurses in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Nursing students can progress their studies and enter the workforce sooner, thanks to a partnership between The University of Queensland (UQ) and Metro South Hospital and Health Service (MSHHS).

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 06.04.2020

Life Sciences - 05.04.2020
The circuitous path to adulthood
The circuitous path to adulthood
Genes that time the transition to adulthood are well-studied in the roundworm C. elegans, and at least partially conserved in mammals, where they regulate the onset of puberty.

Health - Social Sciences - 03.04.2020
Coronavirus misinformation and vaccine research among key priorities for public
Community involvement and engagement is a crucial part of outbreak response, but is often overlooked in the early days Professor Helen Word School of Public Health They reveal that ineffective commun

Health - Social Sciences - 03.04.2020
The disease outbreak centre where scientists tackle the deadly coronavirus
The disease outbreak centre where scientists tackle the deadly coronavirus
The world's most advanced centre for disease and emergency analytics is where Imperial's scientists are leading the response to the coronavirus.

Health - 03.04.2020
Progress using COVID-19 patient data to train machine learning models for healthcare
Following from last week's call for governments to use machine learning and AI techniques to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Mihaela van der Schaar gives an update on a working proof of concept she has built using anonymised data from Public Health England.

Career - Business / Economics - 03.04.2020
Covid-19: ’Recall clause’ could alleviate worker anxiety
A 'recall clause' for workers employed by businesses significantly hit by the coronavirus pandemic could help alleviate worker anxiety, and encourage them to take stopgap jobs that are urgently required to face the heath crisis, suggests a new study UCL study.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 03.04.2020
COVID-19 Related Research at Berkeley Lab
Scientists around the world are joining together to study the coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2 and to expedite the development of possible vaccines and treatments to prevent its infectious disease, named COVID-19.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.04.2020
UCLA is part of NIH-sponsored clinical trial for possible COVID-19 therapies
UCLA Health is one of 75 sites around the globe participating in a clinical trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health to test the effectiveness of a candidate antiviral drug against COVID-19 .

Social Sciences - Health - 03.04.2020
Analysis: how crime changes during a lockdown
Professor Nick Tilley (UCL Security and Crime Science) joint-authors an article discussing which types of crime are likely to decrease and which will increase during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 03.04.2020

Health - 03.04.2020
More people are worried about food, friends and family than getting ill from Covid-19
Concerns about getting food and for friends and family rank highly for most people, according to the first wave of results from UCL's Covid-19 study on adults' psychological and social experiences.

Health - Materials Science - 03.04.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 03.04.2020
Coalition Launched to Accelerate Research on the Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19 in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Coalition Launched to Accelerate Research on the Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19 in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
A group of scientists, physicians, funders, and policy makers from over 70 institutions from over 30 countries have launched an international coalition to respond to COVID-19 in resource-poor settings.

Career - Business / Economics - 03.04.2020
’Recall clause’ could alleviate worker anxiety
A 'recall clause' for workers employed by businesses significantly hit by the coronavirus pandemic could help alleviate worker anxiety, and encourage them to take stopgap jobs that are urgently required to face the heath crisis, suggests a new study UCL study.

Health - 03.04.2020
More aid to consumers urgently needed
FACULTY COMMENTARY By Richard Curtin , director of the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers A significant pillar that has prevented more drastic declines in consumer sentiment has been the widespread belief that the coronavirus crisis will be temporary.

Materials Science - Health - 03.04.2020
Antiviral treatment for textiles
Antiviral treatment for textiles
An ETH spin-off has developed a new treatment for textiles that reduces viral infectivity on treated surfaces. The technology can be used for face masks and other textile products. Recently, the ETH spin-off HeiQ Materials presented an innovative antiviral and antibacterial treatment for textiles, which has been tested effectively against coronavirus, for example.

Pedagogy - Health - 03.04.2020
Gardening and Wellness: connect to nature during lockdown
On 22nd March 2020, Cambridge University Botanic Garden closed its gates to protect visitors and staff during the global coronavirus pandemic.

Innovation - 03.04.2020
Game Developers Level Up as COVID Pushes People Home
With many stuck in their homes as cities around the world try to reduce transmission of COVID-19, people are turning to games as a way to communicate, create a sense of community in the virtual world, and stave off boredom.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.04.2020

Health - Business / Economics - 02.04.2020

Health - Business / Economics - 02.04.2020

Health - 02.04.2020
Engineers step up to help health care workers
To help fill the critical need for personal protective equipment for health care workers on the frontline of COVID-19, UCLA engineers are working with others around the campus to manufacture surgical face shields at the UCLA Innovation Lab in the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering.

Health - 02.04.2020

Career - Business / Economics - 02.04.2020
With record unemployment filings, federal stimulus will help, but more is needed
As an economist and director of the California Policy Lab, Till von Wachter is continually spearheading research projects and policy recommendations related to labor and employment as well as homelessness, education and crime.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 02.04.2020
Creating informed responses: Berkeley’s computing and data science in action
From understanding the impacts of public health interventions on fighting COVID-19 to seeking out new drug targets and vaccines to studying the virus's possible effects on the 2020 U.S.

Physics - Materials Science - 02.04.2020
A new way to fine-tune exotic materials: Thin, stretch and clamp
SLAC Overview Our Mission, Vision & Values SLAC By The Numbers Director's Office Past SLAC Directors and Deputy Directors Wolfgang (Pief) K. H.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 02.04.2020
The Milky Way’s satellites help reveal link between dark matter halos and galaxy formation
SLAC Overview Our Mission, Vision & Values SLAC By The Numbers Director's Office Past SLAC Directors and Deputy Directors Wolfgang (Pief) K. H.

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