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Physics - Life Sciences - 24.11.2020
8 Berkeley Lab Scientists Named 2020 AAAS Fellows
8 Berkeley Lab Scientists Named 2020 AAAS Fellows
New Fellows honored for contributions in fields ranging from astrophysics and science philanthropy to the noncoding genome and high-performance computing The American Association for the Advancement

Health - Media - 24.11.2020
Cambridge Dictionary names 'quarantine' Word of the Year 2020
Cambridge Dictionary names ’quarantine’ Word of the Year 2020
'Quarantine' has defeated 'lockdown' and 'pandemic' to be crowned Word of the Year 2020 after data showed it to be one of the most highly searched for on the Cambridge Dictionary.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 23.11.2020
Documentarian hopes film on Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 is wake-up call
Eric Stover peers into Oaklawn Cemetery in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where a mass grave was discovered this fall in the search for the remains of Black residents killed in the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.

Life Sciences - Research Management - 23.11.2020
52 UC San Diego Researchers Are Named Highly Cited in 2020 Listing
Fifty-two faculty members and researchers at the University of California San Diego are among the world's most influential in their fields. Clarivate Plc, a global leader in information and insights that accelerate the pace of innovation, compiled its 2020 Highly Cited Researchers list of more than 6,000 scientists from around the world whose studies were among the top 1% of most-cited publications in their field over the past 11 years.

Life Sciences - Health - 23.11.2020
37 UCLA scientists among world’s most influential researchers
Thirty-seven UCLA scholars have been named as the world's most influential scientific researchers. Clarivate released its annual list of the most highly cited researchers, which includes dozens of UCLA scientists across various disciplines.

Social Sciences - Health - 23.11.2020

Politics - Social Sciences - 23.11.2020
With democracy under threat, GOP silence draws scrutiny - and censure
Critics have complained bitterly that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republican leaders have not pressured President Donald Trump into conceding the victory to Democrat Joe Biden.

Campus - 23.11.2020
Message for students thinking of travelling over the winter break
Message from Professor Anthony Smith and Yasmeen Daoud, Welfare and International Officer, Students' Union UCL Dear Students, We are writing to you to support your travel planning for the winter break.

Event - Computer Science - 23.11.2020

Life Sciences - Health - 23.11.2020
Early, late stages of degenerative diseases are distinct
Early, late stages of degenerative diseases are distinct
Two-phase theory applies to diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, muscle atrophy Rice University biochemists Michael Stern and James McNew have studied how neurodegeneration kills cells. They've conducted countless experiments over more than a decade, and they've summarized all they've learned in a simple diagram they hope may change how doctors perceive and treat degenerative diseases as varied as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and muscle atrophy.

Health - 23.11.2020
US seafood industry flounders due to COVID-19
US seafood industry flounders due to COVID-19
The global pandemic is hurting the seafood industry, and American fishmongers may flounder without more government aid, according to the largest study of COVID-19's impacts on U.S. fisheries.

Health - Economics / Business - 23.11.2020
Simulations Strengthen Greater Protection for High-Risk Groups
Simulations Strengthen Greater Protection for High-Risk Groups
The research team simulated various lock-down scenarios intended to protect public health and the economy Simulations Strengthen Greater Protection for High-Risk Groups ly population facilitates a lar

Campus - Career - 23.11.2020

Campus - Social Sciences - 23.11.2020
Annual Title IX/Sexual Harassment Report released
Changes in Stanford's Title IX policies and procedures reflect new federal regulations, community input and recommendations from an outside review.

Pedagogy - 23.11.2020
Opinion: Marcus Rashford’s book club couldn’t come at a better time
The number of children reading every day for pleasure is at its lowest since monitoring began in 2005, meaning that Marcus Rashford's announcement that he is launching a book club is much needed, says Dr Melanie Ramdarshan Bold (UCL Information Studies).

Campus - Health - 23.11.2020

Life Sciences - 23.11.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 21.11.2020
New Copernicus satellite to monitor sea-level rise launched
The Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite has been launched into orbit around Earth on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Environment - Campus - 20.11.2020
International Alliance of Universities Urges G20 Leaders to Create a Zero-Emission World
Declaration to the G20 is the alliance's first initiative On November 18, the International Universities Climate Alliance (IUCA), of which Caltech is a member, issued a declaration to the G20 leaders urging them to work toward a zero-emission future.

Economics / Business - 20.11.2020
Small engines of growth: New research finds over 700 small communities of creative businesses across the UK
While creative business communities are typically thought to only exist in the UK's bustling urban centres, such as London or Manchester, new research led by Dr Josh Siepel from the University of Sussex Business School has found 709 different ‘microclusters' across the UK.

Computer Science - 20.11.2020
COVID-19 misinformation: understanding and seeking truth during a pandemic
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