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Business / Economics - Career - 05.06.2019

Law / Forensics - Social Sciences - 05.06.2019
Outgoing BOCSAR Director appointed to Sydney Law School role
Outgoing BOCSAR Director appointed to Sydney Law School role
This week, Dr Weatherburn announced his resignation as Executive Director of the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR), a position he has held since 1988.

Event - Social Sciences - 05.06.2019

Social Sciences - Event - 05.06.2019
Soutphommasane pays tribute to pioneering female activist
Soutphommasane pays tribute to pioneering female activist
Professor of Practice Tim Soutphommasane delivered a speech to the Jessie Street Trust annual lunch, where he lauded the human rights campaigner and University of Sydney alumna's legacy and explained how it resonates today.

Social Sciences - 05.06.2019
Hillary and hashtags: how young female voters think
Females aged 18 to 30 in London and Sydney have faith in the political system, yet are often disenchanted with the governmental status quo, new University of Sydney research has found.

Psychology - Life Sciences - 05.06.2019
Cultivating empathy in an unjust world
Stanford psychologist Jamil Zaki examined the different dimensions of empathy - including its positive and in some cases, negative effects - and found that through the right practice, empathy can be cultivated in sustainable ways.

Music - 05.06.2019
Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other
Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other
Fleet of "roboats" could collect garbage or self-assemble into floating structures in Amsterdam's many canals.

Pharmacology - Health - 04.06.2019
Long-term survival benefit shown for metastatic melanoma patients treated with Novartis Tafinlar + Mekinist
Five-year Tafinlar + Mekinist survival data presented at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting and published simultaneously in The New England Journal of Medicine   Results are from the largest dataset and longest follow-up of more than 500 patients with BRAF-mutated metastatic melanoma, a genetic mutation common for this aggressive skin cancer   Additional Novartis melanoma research presented at ASCO includes effi

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 04.06.2019
Dozens of satellites joining Vega's ride-share to space
Dozens of satellites joining Vega’s ride-share to space
More than 40 satellite missions will be launched at once by Europe's Vega launcher this autumn, thanks to the innovative modular "Lego-style" dispenser resting on its upper stage.

Astronomy / Space Science - 04.06.2019
New era for New Norcia deep space antenna
New era for New Norcia deep space antenna
The 35-m deep space antenna in New Norcia , Western Australia, is being looked after by a new team, led for the first time by a female site manager, Suzy Jackson.

Pharmacology - Health - 04.06.2019
Pivotal phase III CLL14 results for Venclexta/Venclyxto in combination with Gazyva/Gazyvaro for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia presented at ASCO 2019 and published in the New England Journal of Medicine
Venclexta/Venclyxto plus Gazyva/Gazyvaro showed improvements across multiple efficacy measures compared to Gazyva/Gazyvaro plus chlorambucil, including progression-free survival and deep remissions a

Psychology - Business / Economics - 04.06.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 04.06.2019
All engines GO for Vega-C maiden flight
All engines GO for Vega-C maiden flight
ESA is working with industry towards the maiden flight of Europe's new Vega-C launch vehicle in 2020 for more launches, with increased performance, to more orbits.

Environment - 04.06.2019
Early lives of Alaska sockeye salmon accelerating with climate change
Early lives of Alaska sockeye salmon accelerating with climate change
An ample buffet of freshwater food, brought on by climate change, is altering the life history of one of the world's most important salmon species.

Innovation / Technology - 04.06.2019
Twitter buys AI startup founded by Imperial academic to tackle fake news
A startup founded by an Imperial academic has been bought by Twitter to address the spread of fake news across the social network.

Event - Innovation / Technology - 04.06.2019

Innovation / Technology - Career - 04.06.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - Mathematics - 04.06.2019
EPFL hosts first Swiss edition of youth cryptography competition
EPFL hosts first Swiss edition of youth cryptography competition
On May 28, the EPFL School of Computer and Communication Sciences (IC) and Science Outreach Department (SPS) organized the final of the first Swiss edition of the Alkindi Competition, where more than 40 secondary school students from across the country put their code-cracking skills to the test.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 04.06.2019
Physical inactivity proved risky for children and pre-teens
Physical inactivity proved risky for children and pre-teens
Researchers from UNIGE have shown that children lose their motivation to participate in physical activities in PE classes at school from the age of nine.

Linguistics / Literature - 04.06.2019
UChicago librarian halts ’Jeopardy!’ champ’s historic run
One of the world's leading economists explains why our communities could hold the answer to many of society's problems.

Academic Rankings - 04.06.2019

Event - Linguistics / Literature - 04.06.2019

Psychology - Business / Economics - 04.06.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - Microtechnics - 04.06.2019
Admoni, Nourbakhsh Prime for Discussion on AI
As the house lights rise in the O'Reilly Theater , actress Jill Tanner begins her performance as the titular character in the show "Marjorie Prime.

Astronomy / Space Science - 03.06.2019
Inexpensive chip-size satellites orbit Earth
Inexpensive chip-size satellites orbit Earth
A swarm of 105 tiny satellites the size of computer chips, costing under $100 each, recently launched into Earth's orbit.

Innovation / Technology - Administration - 03.06.2019

Environment - Mathematics - 03.06.2019
To Pump or Not to Pump: New Tool Will Help Water Managers Make Smarter Decisions
To Pump or Not to Pump: New Tool Will Help Water Managers Make Smarter Decisions
The overpumping of groundwater in California has led to near environmental catastrophe in some areas - land is sinking, seawater is intruding, and groundwater storage capacity has shrunk.

Pharmacology - Health - 03.06.2019
Drug increases survival for bladder cancer patients
There are no approved treatment options for patients with advanced bladder cancer after they've received standard chemotherapy and immune treatments, but the results of a phase II clinical trial led

Life Sciences - 03.06.2019
Fathers Aid Development of Larger Brains
Fathers Aid Development of Larger Brains
The bigger the brain, the more intelligent a mammalian species is. Developing a large brain, though, requires a huge energy input.

Pharmacology - Health - 03.06.2019
Roche presents data from across its breast cancer portfolio at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting
Roche data from 17 breast cancer abstracts presented at this year's meeting An overall survival improvement was observed with Tecentriq and nab-paclitaxel in PD-L1-positive metastatic triple-negative

Pharmacology - Health - 03.06.2019
Xolair (omalizumab) significantly reduced nasal polyps and congestion symptoms in adults with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps in two phase III studies
In the phase III POLYP 1 and POLYP 2 studies, omalizumab met both co-primary endpoints and key secondary endpoints in adults with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP) with inadequate res

Pharmacology - Health - 03.06.2019
Novartis Shows Growing Strength in Lung Cancer Innovation with New Capmatinib Investigational Data and Novel Canakinumab Clinical Trials
Primary analysis of investigational capmatinib (INC280) in the GEOMETRY mono-1 study demonstrates promising efficacy in patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)