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Pedagogy - Computer Science - 04.04.2024
'AI has become established all'over the University'
’AI has become established all’over the University’

Health - Pharmacology - 04.04.2024
Blood tests for diagnosing dementia a step closer
Blood tests for diagnosing dementia a step closer
The University of Oxford is part of country-wide trials to identify accurate and quick blood tests that can diagnose dementia.

Life Sciences - Health - 04.04.2024
A powerful tool for basic research: Genetic engineering
A powerful tool for basic research: Genetic engineering
Genetic engineering: indispensable for the natural and the life sciences - and long since a part of everyday life "An eleven-year-old boy, deaf from birth, can hear again".

Microtechnics - Materials Science - 04.04.2024
Vub ’smart Project’ Brings Together Brilliant Robotic Minds to Transform Tomorrow
To create smarter materials that will transform robotics, researchers must work together. That was the thinking behind the four year SMART project, which united fifteen early-stage researchers from robotics and materials science - and turned them into friends.

Innovation - Health - 04.04.2024
Million Euro Boost for Neuro Start-up
Million Euro Boost for Neuro Start-up
ISTA researchers secure venture capital for new MedTech company Syntropic Medical When the Siegert group succeeded in rejuvenating mice brains in 2021 , they already suspected the method's non-invasive and non-pharmaceutical potential to treat mental health disorders.

Social Sciences - 04.04.2024
Unprecedented field work leads to new book about how to stop youth suicide from spreading
Unprecedented field work leads to new book about how to stop youth suicide from spreading

Life Sciences - Health - 04.04.2024
How the Human Brain Reacts to Errors
How the Human Brain Reacts to Errors
Hannah Pulferer is investigating brain waves at TU Graz's Institute of Neural Engineering with the chief aim of improving brain-computer interfaces.

Health - Career - 04.04.2024
Programs to support students on placement need careful design

Health - Social Sciences - 04.04.2024
Historic grant to improve intersex people’s health and wellbeing

Art and Design - History / Archeology - 04.04.2024
Museum removes Egyptian body parts from galleries
Museum removes Egyptian body parts from galleries

Pharmacology - Health - 04.04.2024
Ozempic isn’t approved for weight loss in Australia. So how are people accessing it?
Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are taking drugs like Ozempic to lose weight. But what do we actually know about them? Jessica Pace, Associate Lecturer and co-authors from the School of Pharmacy unpacks the details.

Social Sciences - Politics - 04.04.2024
Indigenous contributions are essential for intercultural state-building
Indigenous contributions are essential for intercultural state-building
Bolivia is at the forefront in terms of its constitutional framework, the presence of indigenous professionals in public administration and the successful projection of a pro-Mother Earth rhetoric in international fora-, thus Cletus Gregor Barié, cultural anthropologist.

Health - Psychology - 04.04.2024
More awareness and investment needed to support people with long COVID: SFU report
More awareness and investment needed to support people with long COVID: SFU report
More long COVID awareness and education is needed among doctors, nurses, care providers and the public in Canada to reduce stigma around the condition and legitimize the disability, according to a new report from Simon Fraser University.

Law - 04.04.2024
Results for: Professor receives funding from Canadian Foundation for Legal Research

Social Sciences - Health - 04.04.2024
Social media use linked to increased risk of cigarette and e-cigarette use in teens
Time spent on social media was associated with an increased risk of cigarette and e-cigarette use in teenagers, according to new research. The study, led by researchers at the University of Glasgow, found that teens who were on social media for more than two hours a day, were more than two and half times more likely to smoke cigarettes and more than three times more likely to use e-cigarettes, when compared to those who used social media for 1 to less than 30 minutes a day.

Pedagogy - 04.04.2024
Schools are using research to try to improve children's learning - but it's not working
Schools are using research to try to improve children’s learning - but it’s not working
What is the best practice for using evidence from research studies in schools? Dr Sally Riordan (Ioe, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society) argues that we don't have enough evidence to be confident that it should always be the first port of call in The Conversation.

Economics - Innovation - 04.04.2024
'Nonstop, relentless, inspiring'
’Nonstop, relentless, inspiring’

Linguistics / Literature - 04.04.2024
The great bookish bake-off
The great bookish bake-off

Astronomy / Space - 04.04.2024
Q&A: Tips for viewing the 2024 solar eclipse
Brian Mernoff of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics offers best practices to get the most out of your eclipse experience.

Astronomy / Space - Earth Sciences - 04.04.2024
MIT Haystack scientists prepare a constellation of instruments to observe the solar eclipse's effects
MIT Haystack scientists prepare a constellation of instruments to observe the solar eclipse’s effects
In a first, four different technologies will monitor changes in the upper atmosphere, locally and across the continent, as the sun's radiation dips.

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 04.04.2024
The most precise measurement of our expanding universe
With 5,000 tiny robots in a mountaintop telescope, researchers can look 11 billion years into the past. The light from far-flung objects in space is just now reaching the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, or DESI, enabling us to map our cosmos as it was in its youth and trace its growth to what we see today.

Life Sciences - Environment - 04.04.2024
What four decades of canned salmon reveal about marine food webs
Alaskan waters are a critical fishery for salmon. Complex marine food webs underlie and sustain this fishery, and scientists want to know how climate change is reshaping them.

Astronomy / Space - Environment - 04.04.2024
In the Field: UW researchers traveling to capture total solar eclipse

Music - Linguistics / Literature - 04.04.2024
Drinking from a firehose - on stage
Drinking from a firehose - on stage

Environment - 03.04.2024
TU Graz Provides Water Planning Tool with Future Forecasts up to 2055
TU Graz Provides Water Planning Tool with Future Forecasts up to 2055
When water suppliers are faced with the question of how well their systems are prepared for future developments such as climate change and population growth, they now have an answer.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.04.2024
40 years of heart transplantation in Vienna - a success story
40 years of heart transplantation in Vienna - a success story
40 years ago, a team at University Hospital Vienna and MedUni Vienna successfully performed the first heart transplant in Vienna.

Career - Campus - 03.04.2024
Supporting international students entering the world of work
Supporting international students entering the world of work

Health - Innovation - 03.04.2024
Uterus in motion
PhD candidate Connie Rees demonstrates that with a renewed ultrasound method, subtle movements of the uterus can be measured.

Politics - Social Sciences - 03.04.2024
UC3M coordinates an EU-funded network to promote research on radical polarisation

Architecture - Campus - 03.04.2024
Students Engage with Larimer Neighborhood in Alternative to Spring Break

Health - Life Sciences - 03.04.2024
Researchers honoured by Australian Academy of Science

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 03.04.2024
Where the wild bees are-and aren't-impacts food supply
Where the wild bees are-and aren’t-impacts food supply
Honey bees-plump, fuzzy and famed for their honey-making-capture the popular imagination. Yet, wild bees are equally vital for pollination and, by some measures, outshine honey bees as pollinators.

Innovation - 03.04.2024
Results for: QAI Ventures launches global quantum technology accelerator and Canadian office in Calgary

Life Sciences - Environment - 03.04.2024
How do animals react to a solar eclipse?
Most humans are itching to catch a glimpse of the upcoming solar eclipse. But for some wildlife, this unique cosmic event is more likely to befuddle than bewitch.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 03.04.2024
Antarctic expedition collects more than scientific data
Antarctic expedition collects more than scientific data
Arts Research Waterloo professor captures valuable experiential knowledge generated through interdisciplinary collaboration Research activity often includes social and instructional interactions, especially when researchers and students from multiple disciplines collaborate on a project.

Economics - Environment - 03.04.2024
New study suggests chemical companies hiding pollution under our noses
Research co-led by Ivey Business School's Tima Bansal sheds light on corporate environmental dodging It's been long known that chemical companies, which are among the largest polluters worldwide, tend to offshore or outsource their polluting activities. But, a new study,  Sweeping it under the rug: Positioning and managing pollution-intensive activities in organizational hierarchies  shows that chemical companies may have found another way to hide their pollution: in their own subsidiaries.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 03.04.2024
Last chance to record archaic Greek language 'heading for extinction'
Last chance to record archaic Greek language ’heading for extinction’

Environment - 03.04.2024
Science superstars honoured by academy
Science superstars honoured by academy

Politics - 03.04.2024
Democracy Sausage: Population panic
Democracy Sausage: Population panic

Politics - Campus - 03.04.2024
ANU grad and business leader appointed next Governor-General

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 03.04.2024
McWilliams Center Name Change Reflects Expanded Research Scope
Tiziana Di Matteo , professor of physics , is leading efforts to unravel the origins of the universe and decode fundamental principles that govern its functioning.

Astronomy / Space - 03.04.2024
Carnegie Mellon Prepares for Eclipse

Astronomy / Space - Event - 03.04.2024
NASA Receives 13 Nominations for the 28th Annual Webby Awards
NASA Receives 13 Nominations for the 28th Annual Webby Awards

Astronomy / Space - Earth Sciences - 03.04.2024
Rock Sampled by NASA’s Perseverance Embodies Why Rover Came to Mars
The 24th sample taken by the six-wheeled scientist offers new clues about Jezero Crater and the lake it may have once held. Analysis by instruments aboard NASA's Perseverance Mars rover indicate that the latest rock core taken by the rover was awash in water for an extended period of time in the distant past, perhaps as part of an ancient Martian beach.

Health - Career - 03.04.2024
Q&A: UW researchers on the unseen community effects of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders
As unprecedented as the outbreak of COVID-19 felt, it was far from the first time a deadly disease has swept the globe.

Astronomy / Space - 02.04.2024
How to safely view an eclipse
How to safely view an eclipse

Health - Pharmacology - 02.04.2024
Designing solutions to ensure equity in health care
MIT senior Daisy Wang interweaves biological engineering and women's and gender studies as a way to address social problems.

Innovation - Career - 02.04.2024
Training manufacturing technologists to be future shop floor leaders

Art and Design - Innovation - 02.04.2024
Student-led Showcase Puts Innovative Art Research on Display at CMU

Environment - Campus - 02.04.2024
Student Efforts Anchor Fourth Voluntary University Review of Sustainable Development Goals