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Computer Science - Campus - 19.01.2021
Four McGill researchers awarded prestigious AI chairs
By Meaghan Thurston Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) program provides long-term, dedicated research funding to support and train the next generation of AI leaders.

Health - Economics / Business - 18.01.2021

Campus - Environment - 18.01.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 18.01.2021
RECOVERY trial closes recruitment to convalescent plasma treatment for patients hospitalised with COVID-19 | University of Oxford
The RECOVERY trial was established as a randomised clinical trial to test a range of potential treatments for COVID-19.

Life Sciences - 18.01.2021
What the lungfishes' genome teaches us about the vertebrates' conquest of land
What the lungfishes’ genome teaches us about the vertebrates’ conquest of land
Using cutting-edge DNA sequencing technologies, a group of laboratories with Oleg Simakov of the University of Vienna succeeded in fully sequencing the genome of the Australian lungfish.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.01.2021
Birmingham maternity experts call for urgent action on pregnancy 'drug drought'
Birmingham maternity experts call for urgent action on pregnancy ’drug drought’
Leaders in maternal healthcare have called for lifesaving research into pharmaceuticals for use during pregnancy in a new report highlighting the challenges of pregnancy-related complications, pre-term birth and pre-existing conditions.

Transport - Environment - 18.01.2021

Campus - 18.01.2021
Using artificial intelligence to manage extreme weather events
Can combining deep learning (DL)- a subfield of artificial intelligence- with social network analysis (SNA), make social media contributions about extreme weather events a useful tool for crisis managers, first responders and government scientists?

Health - Psychology - 18.01.2021
Researchers launch Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre
Bell Let's Talk, McGill University, The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) and the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital are pleased to announce the official launch of the  Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre  (MMHRC).

Health - Life Sciences - 15.01.2021
Threats of new SARS-CoV-2 variants focus of UK-wide study
Scientists at UCL will play a key role in helping understand the effects of emerging mutations in SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, as part of a new national research project.

Life Sciences - Health - 15.01.2021
National consortium to study the threats of new SARS-CoV-2 variants
The University of Glasgow is joining a new national research project to study the effects of emerging mutations in SARS-CoV-2, which will be launched with Ł2.5 million of funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). The 'G2P-UK' National Virology Consortium* will study how mutations in the virus affect key outcomes such as how transmissible it is, the severity of COVID-19 it causes, and the effectiveness of vaccines and treatments.

Electroengineering - Chemistry - 15.01.2021
Biomass-driven technology allows for enhanced energy conversion
Organic waste - whether from households, agriculture or agroforestry - can be used as energy resource, but is often underexploited.

Astronomy / Space Science - 15.01.2021
Project maps
Project maps "astronomical" number of celestial objects
Nearly 700 million astronomical objects have been carefully catalogued and made public as part of a major international collaboration involving researchers from The Australian National University (ANU). The latest data release from the Dark Energy Survey means the project has now mapped roughly an eighth of the night sky, stretching back to almost the beginning of time in some cases. This makes it one of the world's largest astronomical catalogues.

Astronomy / Space Science - 15.01.2021
Truly astronomical: over half a billion celestial objects mapped
Truly astronomical: over half a billion celestial objects mapped
In a collaboration including The University of Queensland, The Australian National University and researchers from around Australia, the Dark Energy Survey (DES) has released its second set of data,

Social Sciences - 15.01.2021

Event - Social Sciences - 15.01.2021

Mathematics - Social Sciences - 15.01.2021
Leo Goodman, trailblazer in statistics and social sciences, dies at 92
Leo Goodman, professor emeritus of sociology and statistics, died at the age of 92. (Photo courtesy of the Goodman family) Leo Goodman, whose pioneering statistical analysis revolutionized the study of poverty, inequality and other social phenomena, died of a COVID-19-related lung infection on Dec.

Media - 15.01.2021
Baker Institute's experts available to comment on Biden science adviser nominee
Baker Institute’s experts available to comment on Biden science adviser nominee
EXPERT ALERT Jeff Falk 713-348-6775 jfalk@rice.edu President-elect also appoints two women to co-chair President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology HOUSTON - (Jan.

Career - Social Sciences - 15.01.2021
Social exclusion, career limitations hinder LGBTQ STEM professionals
Social exclusion, career limitations hinder LGBTQ STEM professionals
LGBTQ professionals' pride in their science, technology, engineering, and math work is not reciprocated, say researchers.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 15.01.2021
Excess X-rays from neutron stars could lead to discovery of new particle
A team of scientists including a University of Michigan researcher have found that mysterious X-rays detected from nearby neutron stars may be the first evidence of axions, hypothetical particles that may also help unravel secrets about dark matter.

Pharmacology - Health - 14.01.2021
Novartis ligelizumab (QGE031) receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation for patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU)
Ligelizumab is the first treatment to receive FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation in chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) in patients with an inadequate response to H1-antihistamines 1   Currently th

Environment - 14.01.2021
Primer on Carbon Dioxide Removal Provides Vital Resource at Critical Time
Primer on Carbon Dioxide Removal Provides Vital Resource at Critical Time
Berkeley Lab scientist is a co-author of new comprehensive guide on ways to remove CO2 from the atmosphere Scientists say that any serious plan to address climate change should include carbon dioxide

Environment - Life Sciences - 14.01.2021

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