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Environment - Innovation - 15.09.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - 15.09.2022
Chrysalis, the lost moon that gave Saturn its rings
Artistic rendering of the moon Chrysalis disintegrating in Saturn's intense gravity field. The chunks of icy rock eventually collided and shattered into smaller pieces that became distributed in the thin ring we see today. Rings appear to be common around planets in the solar system, but the dramatic rings of Saturn have long puzzled astronomers, as has the steep tilt of the rings and the planet's rotation axis relative to its orbit around the sun.

Social Sciences - Health - 15.09.2022
Center for Indigenous Health expands focus
Center for Indigenous Health expands focus
Johns Hopkins expands focus of Center for Indigenous Health The center's new name reflects broader scope for work with Indigenous community members in the U.S. and around the world The

Social Sciences - 15.09.2022
Elections in Brazil: What do the polls tell? Can they be trusted?
FACULTY Q&A In just over two weeks, Brazilians go to the polls to elect the next president, in addition to governors, senators and members of congress.

Health - 15.09.2022
People who receive periodontal care have better outcomes after heart attack
Study abstract: Association between periodontal care and hospitalization with acute myocardial infarction The conventional wisdom is that medical and dental care are related, but less is known about how dental care relates to health outcomes after acute incidents like heart attacks. To that end, University of Michigan researchers studied patients receiving periodontal care, dental cleanings or no dental care during 2016-2018 and who had acute myocardial infarction (heart attack) in 2017.

Research Management - 14.09.2022
Research governance and the dynamics of science
Research governance and the dynamics of science
Maria Nedeva, Mayra Morales Tirado and Duncan Thomas have published a new paper in Research Evaluation on Research governance and the dynamics of science: A framework for the study of governance effects on research fields.

Innovation - 14.09.2022
Rival Foods takes the next step in developing plant-based foods
Rival Foods is a technology spin-off of Wageningen University & Research, focused on developing quality plant-based protein products.

Innovation - Microtechnics - 14.09.2022
Global Energy Leaders View Innovation at Mill 19
Energy leaders from around the world attending the inaugural Global Clean Energy Action Forum will see firsthand our region's transformation into a hub of innovation and sustainability.

Environment - Economics / Business - 14.09.2022
A Major American Investment in Climate and Environmental Policy
CMU experts on the impact of the Inflation Reduction Act In the early weeks of the Biden administration, a number of Carnegie Mellon University faculty members came together to share their thoughts about what a new White House approach to climate change and clean energy might mean for the country.

Social Sciences - Innovation - 14.09.2022

Social Sciences - 14.09.2022
Neighbourhood crime: real or constructed online?
Researchers from The University of Queensland have found the reporting of minor crimes on community social media pages can make residents feel their neighbourhood is less safe, even when statistics show actual crime is low.

Career - Research Management - 14.09.2022

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 14.09.2022
50 years of VUB-ULB Interuniversity Institute for High Energies
The VUB-ULB Interuniversity Institute for High Energies (IIHE) is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The institute researches the smallest and largest building blocks of our world. Throughout its 50 years of existence, the IIHE has always been at the forefront of the revolution taking place in contemporary physics and therefore in our understanding of everything from the smallest elements of nature to the very largest structures in the universe.

Computer Science - 14.09.2022

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 14.09.2022
Submarines to fight cancer
Submarines to fight cancer
Swimming tiny robots may offer new ways to deliver cancer drugs exactly where they are needed most, making new treatments possible.

Life Sciences - Campus - 14.09.2022
University of Toronto students return to the field for 2022 Research Excursion Program
University of Toronto students return to the field for 2022 Research Excursion Program
When the pandemic halted in-person instruction at the University of Toronto in the spring of 2020, it also paused valuable experiential learning opportunities like the Faculty of Arts & Science's Research Excursions Program (REP).

Life Sciences - Career - 14.09.2022

Environment - Campus - 14.09.2022

Chemistry - Materials Science - 14.09.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 14.09.2022

Earth Sciences - Environment - 14.09.2022
Expert offers tips to help children prepare, recover from natural disasters
Hurricane Wilma's explosive intensification stunned forecasters. Within 24 hours, it transformed from a tropical storm to a Category 5 cyclone with a peak wind speed of 184 miles per hour.

Health - 14.09.2022
Angels and demons
Angels and demons
Angels and Demons: The peculiar and haunted genius of Dr. Halsted A Johns Hopkins founding physician, William Stewart Halsted, with the help of his wife, Caroline Hampton, pioneered modern surgery as he waged a lifelong battle against drug addiction.

Physics - 14.09.2022
First light at the most powerful laser in the US
The laser that will be the most powerful in the United States is preparing to send its first pulses into an experimental target at the University of Michigan.

History / Archeology - 14.09.2022
The death of Queen Elizabeth II: Media culture and the future of the monarchy
The British Royal family is noted for its branding prowess. As media culture has changed tremendously over the years, what can the implications of these changes be when it comes to portraying and covering the monarchy?

Health - 14.09.2022
Keeping classrooms safe from COVID-19: Masks, filters, an open window?
FACULTY Q&A Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged SARS-CoV-2 was airborne in spring 2020, University of Michigan aerosol scientists Andrew Ault and Kerri Pratt have advised public school systems on how to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 in the classroom.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 13.09.2022
Sharp deterioration in girls’ mental health
An unprecedented decline in mental health took place among girls in the Netherlands between 2017 and 2021.

Life Sciences - Environment - 13.09.2022

Innovation - Economics / Business - 13.09.2022

Health - 13.09.2022
UCLA leads study on effectiveness of vaccines, boosters in 'next phase' of COVID
UCLA leads study on effectiveness of vaccines, boosters in ’next phase’ of COVID
Supported by a $13.6 million grant, the project will enroll 15,000 health workers from medical centers across the U.S. Supported by a $13.6 million grant, the project will enroll 15,000 health workers from medical centers across the U.S. A 2021-22 study by the same researchers showed that vaccines were highly effective at preventing symptomatic infection among health care workers.

Health - Life Sciences - 13.09.2022
UC San Diego Joins NIH ’Bridge to Artificial Intelligence’ Program
The NIH Common Fund's initiative will expand the use of artificial intelligence to solve pressing challenges in human health Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have

Environment - Career - 13.09.2022
Labour market frictions have negative impact on climate policy
Researchers from the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) and PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency have developed a model that shows for five years in advance, which bottlenecks in the labour market may arise with the implementation of climate policies.

Event - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.09.2022

Career - Economics / Business - 13.09.2022
Bullying, harassment and exploitation - all in a day’s work in hospitality
A University of Queensland study of hospitality workers in Australia has found the industry is rife with sexual harassment, bullying, wage theft and exploitation. Associate Professor Richard Robinson from UQ Business School surveyed almost 400 hospitality employees in late 2021 and early 2022 to understand how their working experiences aligned with the five Fairwork Principles: contracts, pay, working conditions, management and representation.

Event - 13.09.2022
Rediscovering the St Gotthard Pass
Rediscovering the St Gotthard Pass
As part of the Swiss Digital Days, an exhibition at ETH Zurich visualises the St Gotthard Pass as an animated digital landscape model for the first time.

Environment - 13.09.2022
Contemporary science communication for forestry, environmental and sustainability studies
New research and development project at the University of Freiburg Funded by the Eva Mayr-Stihl Foundation with over 1.6 million euros, the project "Bridging the Communication Gap" which aims

Campus - Physics - 13.09.2022
Erasmus+ grant for 13 exchange projects
Thirteen Leiden University exchange projects have been awarded an Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility grant.
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