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Career - Economics / Business - 28.01.2020

Career - Economics / Business - 28.01.2020

Career - Economics / Business - 27.01.2020

Career - 27.01.2020
More teachers reporting mental health problems
One in 20 teachers in England are reporting a long-lasting mental health problem and their wellbeing has not improved over the past three decades, according to a new UCL study.

Career - 24.01.2020
Reveals the everyday barriers facing disabled lawyers
Disabled people working in the legal profession face a culture and practices that hamper efforts to build successful careers, a study concludes.

Social Sciences - Career - 24.01.2020
Faculty Senate discusses sexual violence on campus
The Stanford Faculty Senate on Thursday discussed a wide range of topics related to sexual violence and sexual harassment on campus, with presentations by Provost Persis Drell and by three students representing the Associated Students of Stanford University.

Physics - Career - 22.01.2020
China cannot be ignored
China cannot be ignored
The figures speak for themselves. It is estimated that state expenditure for research and development in China have increased tenfold since 2000.

Career - 22.01.2020
Examining the skills most necessary for success in today’s workplace
The transition from college to the workforce can be challenging; however, a new University of Minnesota study shows how higher education institutions can more adequately prepare students for life after school.

Career - 21.01.2020
16,000+ U-M employees supported by research grants, report shows
More than 16,000 employees at the University of Michigan are supported each year by research grants, including about 5,000 students across the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses, according to a new report. Research led by the University of Michigan not only serves the world through groundbreaking discoveries and technologies, but it also plays a critical role in accelerating the economy.

Career - 21.01.2020

Environment - Career - 20.01.2020
Setting fires to avoid fires
Setting fires to avoid fires
Despite having proven effective at reducing wildfire risks, prescribed burns have been stymied by perceived and real risks, regulations and resource shortages. A new analysis highlights ways of overcoming those barriers, offering solutions for wildfire-ravaged landscapes. Australians desperate for solutions to raging wildfires might find them 8,000 miles away, where a new Stanford-led study proposes ways of overcoming barriers to prescribed burns - fires purposefully set under controlled conditions to clear ground fuels.

Social Sciences - Career - 17.01.2020

Career - Administration - 10.01.2020
Jeffrey Epstein and MIT: FAQs
Today, January 10, 2020, the Executive Committee of the MIT Corporation released the fact-finding report it commissioned to help the Institute understand the origins.

Administration - Career - 10.01.2020
Letter from President Reif: Learning from the facts and taking action
The following email was sent today to the MIT community by President L. Rafael Reif.

Environment - Career - 10.01.2020
A new way to irrigate crops year-round
A new way to irrigate crops year-round
Startup Khethworks is deploying solar-powered pumps to help poor farmers in India irrigate crops all year long.

Career - Economics / Business - 08.01.2020
Affordability a key aspect of new benefits set to launch in 2020
Fostering affordability within our community The Affordability Task Force (ATF), established in fall 2018 as part of the university's long-range vision process, is now concluding work to develop recommendations that address some of our regional affordability challenges.

Career - 06.01.2020
Women’s Tennis receives 2019 NCAA title
ORLANDO - Low seed. High seed. Doesn't matter. All that matters, is Stanford is still Stanford. After winning its last four NCAA titles as a No.

Psychology - Career - 03.01.2020

Economics / Business - Career - 17.12.2019
Stanford economist Bert Hickman dies at 95
Stanford economist Bert Hickman dies at 95
Bert George Hickman, Jr., a professor of economics, emeritus, at Stanford University, died Nov. 23, 2019, at the age of 95.

Career - 17.12.2019
ETHZ: administrative investigation concluded
The administrative investigation into allegations in the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering has shown that no laws were broken, although pressure was exerted on some doctoral students through employment contracts and there were errors in how some employment contracts were drawn up.

Career - 17.12.2019
Evaluating the risks posed by deepfakes
EPFL's International Risk Governance Center (IRGC) has published one of the first comprehensive overviews of both the risks posed by deepfakes and the potential responses to them. The study aims to serve as a primer for countering the threat posed by deepfakes. A few weeks ago, French charity Solidarité Sida caused a sensation when it published a fake yet highly realistic video of Donald Trump proclaiming "AIDS is over" as part of an awareness-raising campaign.

Social Sciences - Career - 17.12.2019
How should society face income inequality?
Channels McGill University News and Events Fonds de recherche de Quebec teams up with several ministries to fund research into policies limiting income inequality, multidisciplinary team to be headed

Social Sciences - Career - 17.12.2019
Quebec government gearing up to face income inequality head on
Channels McGill University News and Events Fonds de recherche de Quebec teams up with several provincial ministries to fund research into policies limiting income inequality, to be headed by a McGill

Economics / Business - Career - 13.12.2019

Career - 13.12.2019

Social Sciences - Career - 12.12.2019

Innovation - Career - 12.12.2019
Biorefining startup Chrysalix Technologies wins major European funding
Biorefining startup Chrysalix Technologies wins major European funding
Biorefining startup Chrysalix Technologies has won significant funding from the EU to scale up its business.

Career - Innovation - 11.12.2019

Administration - Career - 10.12.2019

Social Sciences - Career - 10.12.2019

Life Sciences - Career - 10.12.2019

Career - Music - 09.12.2019

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