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Career - 17.04.2013
A grand job – Chris is our 1000th employee
A grand job – Chris is our 1000th employee
17 Apr 2013 The University of Manchester has now helped 1000 long-term unemployed people into work, as Chris Livingston from Whalley Range took the tally into four figures.

Social Sciences - Career - 15.04.2013
How the wild men of the Highlands were tamed
Researchers have shed light on what tamed the violent, untamed alcohol-fuelled 'wild men' of the Scottish Highlands and heralded the dawn of a new period of ‘Highland Enlightenment'.

Career - Continuing Education - 11.04.2013
Science needs more women
Science needs more women
By Professor Bryan Gaensler. First published in The Australian. 11 April 2013 Scientists strive always to be fair and impartial in their research.

Career - Civil Engineering - 05.04.2013
New U of M study measures accessibility to jobs in top U.S. cities 
Minneapolis-St. Paul ranks fifth in convenience by car MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (04/05/2013) —Every year, Americans face a steady stream of discouraging transportation news. We're spending more time stuck in traffic, and congestion in our metro areas is on the rise. Yet these reports focus almost exclusively on traffic mobility—how quickly travelers can move between any two points via automobile or transit.

Administration - Career - 02.04.2013
Autism hub launched
A major challenge for researchers working in the field of autism is the capacity to ensure that research knowledge is impacting policy and practitioner communities. While research evidence needs to make more impact on practice and government policy, at the same time, issues central to practitioners and policy makers need to receive more research attention.

Health - Career - 21.03.2013
Healthcare heroes wow at the Big Bang Fair
Last week children and young people from across the UK tried their hand at medical procedures including keyhole surgery, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and endoscopy at King's Health Partners' s

Career - Social Sciences - 19.03.2013
’End of Men’? Not Even Close, Says UC San Diego Report on Gender in the Professions
Sociologist Mary Blair-Loy, founding director of UC San Diego's Center for Research on Gender in the Professions and author of the award-winning book "Competing Devotions.

Career - Health - 14.03.2013
Innovative support programme improves employment prospects for people with mental health problems
An innovative support programme has helped to significantly transform the employment prospects of people in Nottinghamshire with a severe mental illness.

Business / Economics - Career - 11.03.2013
ILR professors identify tradeoffs for women workers
Are American women making headway in the workplace? Yes and no, according to new research by ILR School Professors Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn.

Agronomy / Food Science - Career - 18.02.2013
New video gallery helps broadcast media promote unbiased coverage of obesity
New video gallery helps broadcast media promote unbiased coverage of obesity
The Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity has launched a new, free resource to aid members of broadcast media in the creation and delivery of fair, unbiased video coverage of obesity and weight-related topics on television, video, and online.

Career - 12.02.2013
Refocusing important on and off the court
Employees aren't necessarily slacking off when their performance drops in one area, according to a study led by a researcher at University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. Maria Rotundo headed the study, which used NBA statistics to examine how drops in employee performance could mean they've simply shifted and refocused their efforts on a different set of tasks - a positive sign of adaptability that should be considered in performance evaluations.

Career - 11.02.2013
New magazine showcases Stanford benefits, resources across campus
New magazine showcases Stanford benefits, resources across campus
Stanford Report, February 11, 2013 University Human Resources is launching a new quarterly magazine called Educated Choices that will be mailed to all benefits-eligible Stanford employees this month. There are many advantages to working at Stanford, including comprehensive benefits designed to support your professional and personal goals.

Environment - Career - 05.02.2013
Survey reveals fault lines in climate change debate
Survey reveals fault lines in climate change debate
A recent article from a University of Alberta researcher highlights that the province's engineers seem split on the causes of climate change. Some were willing to position their education and expertise to validate themselves as de facto experts while refuting the credibility of those with opposing points of view—even within their own profession.

Career - Business / Economics - 25.01.2013
Survival of Euro is critical to UK dragging itself out of depression
James Mitchell says today's GDP figures show that the European Central Bank's promise to save the Euro is critical to the UK's hope that it can drag itself out of the longest "depression" in living memory.

Career - Event - 23.01.2013
HR Excellence in Research
† Cardiff's commitment to improving the working conditions and career development for research staff has been recognised and reaffirmed.

Linguistics / Literature - Career - 17.01.2013
World's largest natural sound archive now online
World’s largest natural sound archive now online
After 12 years of work, Cornell's Macaulay Library archive, the largest collection of wildlife sounds in the world, is now digitized and fully available online.

Career - Continuing Education - 16.01.2013
University repeats success in equality survey
University repeats success in equality survey
The 2013 Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, the results of which were announced yesterday, ranks the University joint eleventh, the highest placed higher education institution (HEI) ahead of Liverpo

Career - 18.12.2012
Mind the Gap – Exploring New Dimensions of Inequality
Mind the Gap – Exploring New Dimensions of Inequality
Women's occupations are healthier, permit greater access to higher status networks, and involve working with better-educated people than men's occupations.

Career - Health - 23.11.2012
Family care taking toll on workplace
Family care taking toll on workplace
Caring for aging family and friends is putting the squeeze on the Canadian workplace, with an average 1.5 million workdays being missed per month by middle-aged caregivers who are also trying to hold down jobs, according to University of Alberta research.

Health - Career - 22.11.2012
Phone coaching helps weight loss, evaluation finds
Phone coaching helps weight loss, evaluation finds
An innovative NSW health service featuring coaching sessions conducted over the phone is an effective health promotion intervention, a University of Sydney evaluation has shown.

Business / Economics - Career - 15.11.2012
US job recovery: Half way there
ANN ARBOR-Over the next two years, the U.S. economy will regain the rest of the nearly 9 million jobs lost in the Great Recession, say economists at the University of Michigan.

Career - History / Archeology - 15.11.2012
Tapestry is more than its seams
Tapestry is more than its seams
Alex Makin –a professional embroiderer who was trained at one the country's most prestigious institutions – says the same group of people were likely to have worked on the 70-metre-long masterpiece under the same manager or managers.

Career - 12.11.2012
Telework delivers increases in productivity and wellbeing
Researchers at the University of Melbourne's Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society, (IBES) have found teleworking, increases productivity and wellbeing and results in many positive benefits for individuals. However, Chief Investigator Rachelle Bosua from IBES said it was important to establish the right environment between workers and managers to allow telework to flourish.

Career - 12.11.2012
Report offers new guidance on family involvement of child abuse case reviews
Child protection professionals are to be offered new guidance on how best to involve families in the case reviews that follow the death or serious injury of a child as a result of abuse or neglect.

Career - Linguistics / Literature - 12.11.2012
Dark and brooding border image wins public vote
Dark and brooding border image wins public vote
An image of hundreds of birds flying over a soviet-era war memorial in the Ukraine has been voted as Manchester's best Image of Research.

Career - 01.11.2012
Campus car-wash drives new jobs into Manchester
Campus car-wash drives new jobs into Manchester
UniValet launched earlier today, and this unique social enterprise will provide paid on-the-job training for local people who have been without a job for some time or who may have never worked.

Career - Business / Economics - 24.10.2012
Hallock demystifies pay in book on compensation
Hallock demystifies pay in book on compensation
Want to earn more? Learn how your organization's compensation system works and how you fit into the picture, says ILR School Professor Kevin Hallock in his new book, "Pay," released by Cambridge University Press this month.

Business / Economics - Career - 24.10.2012

Career - Physics - 15.10.2012
U-Michigan researcher awarded 2012 Packard Fellowships in Science and Engineering
Sarah Aciego ANN ARBOR-A University of Michigan researcher is among 16 scientists from universities across the country named as 2012 recipients of the Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

Law - Career - 12.10.2012
2012 Minnesota Justice Forum to examine collateral consequences of criminal records
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (10/12/2012) —For the nearly one in three American adults with criminal records, the consequences of crime include not only punishment but also collateral sanction

Career - 09.10.2012
Uproar over recent job figures: Much ado about nothing?
ANN ARBOR-The hullabaloo surrounding last week's release of the nation's employment numbers was a bit overblown, says a University of Michigan economist. While U.S. employers posted modest job gains in September, the unemployment rate fell sharply from 8.1 percent to 7.8 percent-the lowest point in nearly four years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Health - Career - 05.10.2012
GP’s need to recognise occupational asthma
A new report published today in the scientific journal, Occupational Medicine, finds that many people who develop work related asthma are not correctly diagnosed by GPs.

Career - 04.10.2012
Effective communication is about more than simply pronunciation, says a Concordia-University of Bristol research team
Effective communication is about more than simply pronunciation, says a Concordia-University of Bristol research team
With immigration on the rise, the use of English as a second language is sweeping the world. People who have grown up speaking French, Italian, Mandarin or any other language are now expected to be able to communicate effectively using this new lingua franca.

Health - Career - 02.07.2012
Cancer in childhood can have negative impact on career readiness
Cancer in childhood can have negative impact on career readiness
A new study by David Strauser, a faculty member in community health, sheds light on why adult survivors of childhood cancer often have trouble keeping employment, particularly if they were diagnosed during a critical developmental period between the ages of 6-12. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer CHAMPAIGN, lll.

Career - Administration - 15.06.2012
After-hours, weekend changes through East Jemez road vehicle access portal begin June 18
After-hours, weekend changes through East Jemez road vehicle access portal begin June 18
LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, June 15, 2012—Beginning Monday, June 18, all vehicles entering Los Alamos National Laboratory's (LANL) Vehicle Access Portal at East Jemez Road must use center lane number 4 between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. weekdays and all day on weekends.

Innovation - Career - 01.05.2012
Switzerland and South Africa step up cooperation on science
Bern, 01.05.2012 - A high-level Swiss delegation led by the State Secretariat for Education and Research (SER) arrived in South Africa last week and met their counterparts from the Sout

Career - 20.04.2012
New SNF research grant for Prof. Anu Wadhwa
Anu Wadhwa has been awarded a grant by the SNF to study uncertainty in the venture capital investements practices in the cleantech sector.

Business / Economics - Career - 11.04.2012
Roche sends open letter to Illumina shareholders
Roche sends open letter to Illumina shareholders Letter recommends Illumina shareholders vote the GOLD proxy card Roche today sent an open letter to shareholders of Illumina, Inc.

Career - Business / Economics - 10.04.2012
What Higher Gas Prices Mean For Texans This Summer
Memorial Day weekend kicks off the annual summer driving season, but like a bad movie we have watched several times before, this holiday weekend is waiting to greet us with higher gasoline prices.

Business / Economics - Career - 03.04.2012
Roche disappointed by Illumina, Inc.’s Board of Directors’ rejection
Roche disappointed by Illumina, Inc.'s Board of Directors' rejection By not engaging with Roche, Illumina reinforces notion of an entrenched Board Roche released the following statement in response to the announcement by Illumina, Inc.

Sport - Career - 02.03.2012
The Continuing Importance of Jackie Robinson Today
A ‘post racial' society was a popular term in America after the election of Barack Obama as president in 2008.

Business / Economics - Career - 31.01.2012
Roche to nominate slate of independent directors for election at Illumina, Inc.ís 2012 annual meeting
Roche to nominate slate of independent directors for election at Illumina, Inc.'s 2012 annual meeting Election of director nominees and approval of other proposals would result in Roche-nominated dir

Physics - Career - 23.11.2011

Physics - Career - 23.11.2011

Health - Career - 12.09.2011
Workshops teach caregivers, those with chronic disease to 'Live Well'
Workshops teach caregivers, those with chronic disease to ’Live Well’
"Live Well Be Well," a workshop series offered by the UI Wellness Center, offers people with chronic health problems and people who care for them support and strategies for fulfilling their physical potential and deriving more pleasure from life.

Career - 04.08.2011

Health - Career - 03.08.2011
Firefighting stiffens arteries, impairs heart function
Firefighting stiffens arteries, impairs heart function
Three hours of fighting a fire stiffens arteries and impairs cardiac function in firefighters, according to a new study by Bo Fernhall, right, a professor in the department of kinesiology and community health in the College of Applied Health Sciences, and Gavin Horn, director of research at the Illinois Fire Service Institute.

Career - 26.04.2011
Avalanches and rocket engines
Avalanches and rocket engines
Using lasers, EPFL scientists are dissecting the movements of fluids. The goal of the exercise: to obtain a better understanding of the internal dynamics of complex phenomena such as avalanches and torrential floods.
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