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Continuing Education - 11.03.2014
Ethnic minorities ‘better qualified’
11 Mar 2014 New evidence from the 2011 Census shows that ethnic minorities in England and Wales have become increasingly better qualified than their White British counterparts.

Agronomy / Food Science - Continuing Education - 10.03.2014
Education 'protects' poor women from fattening effects of rising wealth
Education ’protects’ poor women from fattening effects of rising wealth
Obesity levels among women in lowand middle-income countries tend to rise in line with wealth as they purchase more energy-dense foods, but a new UCL study suggests that more educated consumers make better food choices that mitigate this effect. The study showed that in middle-income countries, obesity levels among women with secondary or higher education are 14-19% lower than less-educated women of similar wealth.

Mechanical Engineering - Continuing Education - 07.03.2014
Work to start on £60 million advanced manufacturing research facility at Ansty Park
The University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce celebrated their joint collaboration to establish a High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) when the University's Vice-Chancellor Professor David Eastwood

Physics - Continuing Education - 03.03.2014
'Four!' heads up, wide use of more flexible metallic glass coming your way
’Four!’ heads up, wide use of more flexible metallic glass coming your way
Scientists are working toward even stronger and more elastic glass types which would fail in a ductile fashion instead of shattering.

Health - Continuing Education - 27.02.2014
NICE Fellowship for Associate Professor
Dr Veronica Maynard, Associate Professor in Postgraduate Clinical Education and Lead for Evidence Based Medicine at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PU PSMD), has been awarded a three-year NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) Fellowship.

Health - Continuing Education - 25.02.2014
Compassion aids well-being
Compassion aids well-being
Stanford University's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education co-sponsored the Dalai Lama's visit to Silicon Valley for a talk on business, ethics and compassion.

Astronomy / Space Science - Continuing Education - 17.02.2014
Ancient gas-rich galaxies found in cosmic crib
Squinting close to the beginning of time, Dominik Riechers, Cornell assistant professor of astronomy, has discovered an association of gas-rich galaxies near the infancy of cosmic time. It's an early epoch - some 12.7 billion years ago - telling a tale that revolves around an exceptionally dusty galaxy called AzTEC-3.

Continuing Education - Social Sciences - 14.02.2014
Migrant children: the litmus test of our education system
We live in a multilingual society. More than a million children attending British schools speak more than 360 languages between them in addition to English.

Continuing Education - 07.02.2014
Use humans in your UW research? More info on the new IRB forms you need
University of Washington The UW Human Subjects Division has updated and streamlined many of its policies.

Continuing Education - Pedagogy - 04.02.2014

Social Sciences - Continuing Education - 03.02.2014
Understanding the "new migration age"
Today, we commence a month-long focus on research on migration. To begin, Professor Madeleine Arnot and Professor Loraine Gelsthorpe, Co-Convenors of the new Cambridge Migration Research Network, discuss the Network's rationale and aims, and our preoccupation with the impact of migrant populations.

Continuing Education - Psychology - 03.02.2014
Study challenges claims of single-sex schooling benefits
As many American public school districts adopt single-sex classrooms and even entire schools, a new study finds scant evidence that they offer educational or social benefits. The study was the largest and most thorough effort to examine the issue to date, says Janet Hyde , a professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Continuing Education - Administration - 01.02.2014
Education key to reducing violent knife crime
Knife Crime Interventions: 'what works?' PDF Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research Education based interventions are more effective than any other initiative in tackling the scourge of knife crime.

Continuing Education - Social Sciences - 29.01.2014
Stanford's Gardner Center partners with California schools on new reform plan
Stanford’s Gardner Center partners with California schools on new reform plan
Researchers at the Gardner Center will help design a system for eight large urban school districts that examines social and emotional learning, as well as academic performance.

Continuing Education - 04.12.2013
Cultivating new leaders in the humanities
Cultivating new leaders in the humanities
Oxford University's Head of Humanities has outlined the need for more leaders across the humanities in a research paper published today (4 December).

Pedagogy - Continuing Education - 02.12.2013
Tourette Syndrome in secondary schools: the real picture
Secondary school can be a stressful enough time for any teenager, but for those living with Tourette Syndrome (TS) their neurological condition can present a whole new set of challenges.

Continuing Education - 26.11.2013

Pedagogy - Continuing Education - 22.11.2013
Successful UChicago-run education program to be mirrored at United Kingdom schools
Parents in the United Kingdom will learn how to become partners in their children's learning and potentially improve the youngsters' school performance in an initiative that mirrors a successful University of Chicago project.

Social Sciences - Continuing Education - 14.11.2013
More than just language: Melbourne hosts landmark Asian forum
The University of Melbourne will host a landmark international forum that will take a closer look on the role of language and culture in Asia, this weekend.

Continuing Education - Health - 12.11.2013
Polar explorer to work with dementia researchers during latest solo expedition
The wilds of Antarctica might seem an unlikely place to conduct research into dementia. But academics from Plymouth University are hoping the physical and mental challenges faced by polar explorer Antony Jinman could prove a valuable tool in their work to tackle the condition.

Life Sciences - Continuing Education - 11.11.2013
The impact of growing up in poverty on children’s brain development
In the UK, 1.6 million children live in severe poverty, but what are the effects of this on the brain's development?

Administration - Continuing Education - 11.11.2013
ILR to study teens with disabilities in $32.5M effort
The ILR School's Employment and Disability Institute is supporting the New York governor's office and the state Office of Mental Health by leading the research and implementation of a $32.5 mi

Continuing Education - Social Sciences - 08.11.2013
University of Sydney leads field in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research
8 November 2013 The University of Sydney leads the field in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research in the latest round of Australian Research Council funding, earning three Discovery Indigenous grants to pursue transformative research in gender and cultural studies, education and science. The University received more than $37 million in Future Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards, Discovery Indigenous grants, Discovery Projects and Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities grants.

Continuing Education - Administration - 05.11.2013
Researchers to test whether texting and technology can improve pupils’ exam results
Bristol researchers have been awarded grants for three projects as part of a £3.5 million funding round to test whether the use of technology in schools such as using iPads, texting parents and online preparation for lessons can help less advantaged pupils achieve better results.

Continuing Education - Social Sciences - 05.11.2013
Bridging the achievement gap
An educational policy centre that will focus on breaking the link between low educational achievement and poverty is to be launched at the University of Glasgow.

Continuing Education - Environment - 31.10.2013
Discover what goes on beneath the depths of Plymouth Sound
What’s Beneath Plymouth Sound? will feature a collection of talks from the UK’s leading marine professors and researchers about the Sound’s marine life, rich history and important role as an education tool.

Environment - Continuing Education - 28.10.2013
Oceanographer Studies Clues to Global Warming, Develops Educational Tools for Science
Sonya Dyhrman's interest in marine biology began when she was a child, exploring tidal pools with her grandfather on the coast near her Tacoma, Washington home.

Continuing Education - Pedagogy - 22.10.2013
Have Schools in England and Northern Ireland been letting children down?
Researchers at the University of Glasgow are beginning to look closely at data from the recently published Programme of International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC).

Health - Continuing Education - 18.10.2013

Continuing Education - Pedagogy - 17.10.2013
Incentive plan for Washington teachers drives performance gains, Stanford, Virginia researchers say
Incentive plan for Washington teachers drives performance gains, Stanford, Virginia researchers say
New study counters earlier research showing performance pay is ineffective, and suggests that under certain conditions incentives influence behavior.

Continuing Education - Health - 17.10.2013
One in three premature babies fare less well at school
New research shows that almost one in three children born prematurely (before 37 weeks) have lower Key Stage 1 (KS1) test results than children who are born at full term (37-42 weeks) and more than a third have special educational needs (SEN).

Continuing Education - Pedagogy - 12.10.2013
Sewing stories: unpicking the reality of young lives
An online exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum explores the narratives contained in eight samplers made by school girls from poor backgrounds in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Continuing Education - Social Sciences - 07.10.2013
Sociology, Economics Researchers Receive Grant to Study How STEM Education Contributes to Workforce Success
AUSTIN, Texas — University of Texas at Austin sociologist Chandra Muller and economist Sandra Black have received a $1.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate how science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education contributes to career success.

Health - Continuing Education - 04.10.2013
Health experts and patients partner to tackle osteoarthritis
Health experts and patients partner to tackle osteoarthritis
UAlberta scientists team up with the best minds from across the province to advance research, improve care and educate Albertans about osteoarthritis.

Administration - Continuing Education - 03.10.2013
Sussex ranked in world's top 2% and UK top 20
Sussex ranked in world’s top 2% and UK top 20
Sussex ranked in world's top 2% and UK top 20 The University of Sussex has been ranked in the top two per cent of universities in the world.

Administration - Continuing Education - 03.10.2013
University of Melbourne retains number 1 position
The University of Melbourne has retained its position as the Number one ranked University in Australia in the latest Times Higher Education rankings, announced today.

Continuing Education - Administration - 30.09.2013
Getting schooled in the ’noise’: learning about learning using big data
Brits notoriously love bureaucracy, so it's perhaps unsurprising that the UK is a world leader in administrative data.

Continuing Education - 25.09.2013
Digital applications can enable or limit, say authors of ‘The App Generation’
There's often "an app for that” these days, but for young people such digital shortcuts can be as limiting as they are convenient, says the University of Washington co-author of a new book titl

Continuing Education - Social Sciences - 23.09.2013
Secret to less smoking? Junior high is one place worth looking
Reducing the number of adult smokers in America may require intervening earlier in life and school than previously thought - probably between the ages of 12 and 17 - according to new research. The links between educational attainment and smoking are well documented. The more formal schooling individuals have, the less likely they are to be smokers; the less schooling, the more likely.

Continuing Education - 12.09.2013
Indigenous sign languages protected in online dictionary
A University of Melbourne researcher has helped develop the first online dictionary of sign languages used by Indigenous communities across central Australia.

Business / Economics - Continuing Education - 10.09.2013
Financial gains: Teens savvy at managing real accounts, not simply studying concepts
ANN ARBOR-Teens learn more about money by managing real bank accounts, which can help avoid costly financial mistakes later in life, according to a new University of Michigan report.

Life Sciences - Continuing Education - 05.09.2013
Evolutionary Biologist Sean Carroll at the Toronto Science Festival
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Continuing Education - Pedagogy - 04.09.2013
Schools becoming less segregated
Schools becoming less segregated
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Pedagogy - Continuing Education - 28.08.2013
Australian early childhood settings offer strong emotional support, but academic learning left behind
A major study of Australian early childhood education and care has found that, while children were offered good emotional support and classroom organisation was high, teaching within play programs needs to improve.

Continuing Education - Astronomy / Space Science - 26.08.2013
Embracing Orion
26 August 2013 This new view of the Orion A star-formation cloud from ESA's Herschel space observatory shows the turbulent region of space that hugs the famous Orion Nebula.

Continuing Education - Health - 22.08.2013
Early behavioural problems linked to lower GCSE grades
As thousands of 16-year-olds find out their GCSE results, new research has found that three-year-olds who display hyperactivity, inattention or conduct problems are at risk of worse academic outcomes when GCSEs come around.

Continuing Education - Pedagogy - 11.08.2013
Vietnamese school children are 'years ahead' of Indian pupils
Vietnamese school children are 'years ahead' of Indian pupils
A new study has found that even the most disadvantaged children in Vietnam are educationally years ahead of their peers in India, and this is likely to have significant consequences for both economies. The study by Oxford University's Young Lives research project found that 95% of 10-year-olds in Vietnam could add four-digit numbers, 85% could subtract fractions, and 81% were able to find x in a simple equation.

Continuing Education - Civil Engineering - 01.08.2013
Elaine Allensworth named director of the Consortium on Chicago School Research
The University of Chicago has selected Elaine Allensworth, a nationally recognized expert in applied education research, to serve as the Lewis-Sebring Director of the Consortium on Chicago School Research after an extensive search.

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