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Computer Science / Telecom - Environment - 09.03.2010
Software Sustainability Institute funding announced
A leading facility which examines the use and development of research software has received a £4.2 million grant from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Led by EPCC at

Earth Sciences - Environment - 08.03.2010
Engineers deployed to Chile to study earthquake's impacts
BERKELEY — Engineers from the University of California, Berkeley, are traveling to Chile to help coordinate U.S. reconnaissance efforts to document the effects of the massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the region on Feb.

Chemistry - Environment - 08.03.2010
Adaptable, New Building is Catalyst for Discovery
Adaptable, New Building is Catalyst for Discovery
To facilitate the ever-evolving advancements in the chemical field today, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is opening the new Warren and Katharine Schlinger Laboratory for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

Environment - Social Sciences - 04.03.2010
The future of cities
The future of cities
The Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities has announced that six successful projects will each receive up to £50,000 seed money to develop interdisciplinary research into the shaping of the future of cities globally.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 04.03.2010
Asteroid killed off the dinosaurs, says international scientific panel
Asteroid killed off the dinosaurs, says international scientific panel
Asteroid killed off the dinosaurs, says international scientific panel The Cretaceous?Tertiary mass extinction was caused by an asteroid colliding with Earth Under Strict Embargo 19.00 GMT/14:

Chemistry - Environment - 04.03.2010
For California vintners, it’s not easy being green
"Green" labels do not pack the same wallop for California wines that they do for low-energy appliances, organically grown produce and other environmentally friendly products, but it's not because there's anything wrong with the wine, a new UCLA-led study has found.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 03.03.2010
Habitat corridors maintain biodiversity and healthy ecosystems in fragmented landscapes
Preserving habitat corridors, thin strips of remnant habitat linking disconnected areas of natural habitat, to create habitat networks is a promising conservation strategy that can sustain biodiversity and ecosystem processes, according to a new McGill University-led study.

Business / Economics - Environment - 03.03.2010

Environment - Event - 02.03.2010

Environment - 02.03.2010
Campus ride-sharing goes online and interactive
The free web-based ride-sharing service went live at Berkeley on Friday, and by Tuesday nine people were looking for passengers or drivers for commutes or trips from as far away as Daly City and Vallejo.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 02.03.2010
Seeing the hidden services of nature
Following an intense study of agricultural ecosystems near Montreal, a new tool that enables the simultaneous analysis and management of a wide range of ecological services has been developed by Ciar

Environment - Social Sciences - 02.03.2010
Global Environment Index Downgrades U.S. and China
The United States, China and other major industrial economies have dropped in an international scoreboard that ranks nations on their management of pollution and natural resources, while Iceland pushed Switzerland from the number one spot.

Health - Environment - 02.03.2010
Use of Acetaminophen in Pregnancy Associated With Increased Asthma Symptoms in Children
First Study to Demonstrate Association between Asthma and Acetaminophen is Linked to Gene Involved in Detoxification of Foreign Substances February 4, 2010 - Children who were exposed to acetaminophe

Environment - Health - 02.03.2010
El Niño and a Pathogen Killed Costa Rican Toad, Study Finds
San Francisco - Columbia University Scientists broadly agree that global warming may threaten the survival of many plant and animal species; but global warming did not kill the Monteverde golden toad, an often cited example of climate-triggered extinction, says a new study.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 02.03.2010
Lean can inhibit creativity
Lean can inhibit creativity
Through Lean, companies become good at streamlining their work processes. But be careful not to optimise the creativity process and of starving the organisation.

Environment - History / Archeology - 01.03.2010

Environment - Health - 01.03.2010
El Niño and a Pathogen Killed Costa Rican Toad, Study Finds
Scientists broadly agree that global warming may threaten the survival of many plant and animal species; but global warming did not kill the Monteverde golden toad, an often cited example of climate-triggered extinction, says a new study.

Environment - Administration - 28.02.2010
University to host Defra minister for `question time` on the marine environment
The University of Plymouth is to host Defra Minister for the Marine Environment, Huw Irranca-Davies, on behalf of the South West for a special 'question time' on the topic of the marine environment.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 25.02.2010
UCL professor: We need rethink of land management
UCL professor: We need rethink of land management
The country needs a radical rethink of its approach to managing land and land use, according to a major report co-authored by a UCL professor.

Environment - 25.02.2010
Ancient hurricanes may have caused and sustained warmer climate conditions
When ocean mixing from hurricanes is included in an early Pliocene global climate model simulation, the number and intensity of hurricanes increases, as well as the warm pool in the Pacific Ocean.

Environment - Business / Economics - 25.02.2010
Cultural differences slow down building projects
Cultural differences slow down building projects
Problems are concealed and decision-making takes longer. This is how some significant differences appear between Russian and Swedish project culture in the construction sector.

Environment - 24.02.2010

Environment - Law - 24.02.2010
Former White House adviser Van Jones appointed visiting fellow
Van Jones, former adviser at the White House Council on Environmental Quality, has been appointed distinguished visiting fellow in the Center for African American Studies and in the Program in Scienc

Environment - Earth Sciences - 23.02.2010
Jinman takes pole position with help from University of Plymouth
Explorer Antony Jinman sets off on an epic journey to the North Pole today (Wednesday) with the help of a major sponsorship deal from the University of Plymouth. Antony is part of an expedition that will walk 480 miles from Cape Discovery to the North Pole over the next 10 weeks. As well as collecting samples to return to the School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Science, Antony will be posting a daily blog to enable people to track the expedition and ask him questions.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 23.02.2010
Jinman takes pole position with help from University of Plymouth
Explorer Antony Jinman sets off on an epic journey to the North Pole today (Wednesday) with the help of a major sponsorship deal from the University of Plymouth. Antony is part of an expedition that will walk 480 miles from Cape Discovery to the North Pole over the next 10 weeks. As well as collecting samples to return to the School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Science, Antony will be posting a daily blog to enable people to track the expedition and ask him questions.

Linguistics / Literature - Environment - 23.02.2010
Symposium to explore black nature writers
Symposium to explore black nature writers
BERKELEY — Think of American nature writers, and African American authors probably don't spring to mind.

Environment - Computer Science / Telecom - 23.02.2010
KTH beat MIT and Stanford
KTH beat MIT and Stanford
Roy Andersson (on-site coach), Ulf Lundström, Luká? Polá?ek, Chen Xing, Fredrik Niemelä (coach) and Bill Poucher (ICPC executive director).

Veterinary Science - Environment - 22.02.2010
?Pompeii-like? excavations tell us more about Toba super-eruption
?Pompeii-like? excavations tell us more about Toba super-eruption
Newly discovered archaeological sites in southern and northern India have revealed how people lived before and after the colossal Toba volcanic eruption 74,000 years ago.

Environment - Business / Economics - 22.02.2010
Kindle pilot results highlight possibilities for paper reduction
For immediate release: February 22, 2010 Media contact: Cass Cliatt, (609) 258-6108, ccliatt [a] princeton (p) edu Kindle pilot results highlight possibilities for paper reduction Managers of Princet

Environment - 19.02.2010
[eng] IndiTrack Goes Global " Bachelor Year Abroad as Preparation for Master " Further Expansion of Course Offerings at University
The University of Freiburg has expanded its prize-winning instructional concept "Windows for Higher Education" to include a study abroad program: "GlobalTrack," a pilot project at the Faculty of Fore

Environment - Law - 18.02.2010
Hard Rain exhibition at Imperial
Hard Rain exhibition at Imperial
Hard Rain exhibition at Imperial Photographs highlighting the pressing global issues of this century arrive at Imperial - %0A " Friday 19 February By John-Paul Jones An acclaimed exhibition of challe

Life Sciences - Environment - 18.02.2010
Genes, Environment, or Chance?
Despite identical genes and a shared environment, only some mutant nematode embryos develop a gut, which appears violet in this photomicrograph.

Environment - Business / Economics - 17.02.2010
McGill conference to tackle water issues
What are the biggest water issues that Canada and the world will face over the next 10-25 years? What would it take to become an international leader when it comes to these challenges? What are the e

Environment - Earth Sciences - 16.02.2010
Fog has declined in past century along California's redwood coast
Fog has declined in past century along California's redwood coast
Redwoods poorly regulate their water use, and thus are highly sensitive to humidity. Without summer fog, redwoods can lose too much water through their leaves by transpiration and suffer drought stress.

Environment - Linguistics / Literature - 15.02.2010
Lecture series focuses on water and climate
A lecture series titled " Water and Climate: Science, Policy and Security in the Face of Change and Uncertainty " - sponsored by the Princeton Environmental Institute, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory - will run from Wednesday, Feb. 24, through Wednesday, April 14, in Robertson Hall.

Environment - Event - 14.02.2010
Imperial launches first International joint PhDs with universities in Singapore and Hong Kong
Imperial launches first International joint PhDs with universities in Singapore and Hong Kong
Imperial launches first International joint PhDs with universities in Singapore and Hong Kong Building on existing international PhD programmes Imperial's first three joint PhDs are launched - %0A "

Business / Economics - Environment - 12.02.2010
UCLA’s ’California Policy Options 2010’ examines hurdles facing Golden State
The latest volume of the UCLA School of Public Affairs' annual state policy report, "California Policy Options 2010," brings together perspectives and analysis on some of the most difficult issues fa

Environment - 12.02.2010
Media advisory: McGill launches Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science
The United Nations declared 2010 as the International Year of Biodiversity, a celebration of life on Earth and of the value of biodiversity for all.

Life Sciences - Environment - 12.02.2010
[eng] Environmental Management for Russia
Scientists from Freiburg, Germany, awarded grant of one million Euros for a project to improve higher education in Russia Freiburg, 12.02.2010 Since the fall of the Berlin Wall the Euro

Environment - 11.02.2010
Keeping the home fires burning for 30 percent longer
Keeping the home fires burning for 30 percent longer
PA 23/10 Scientists from The University of Nottingham have proved that a lightweight stainless steel based alloy fibre material — currently used to silence exhaust systems in high-performance cars and motorcycles — could increase the burn time of an open fire by as much as 30 percent. An estimated 200,000 UK households still use inefficient open fires as a form of domestic heating.

Environment - 11.02.2010
KTH lecturer to become the EU's expert for the electricity network
KTH lecturer to become the EU’s expert for the electricity network
When the EU commission needed an expert on smart electricity networks, also called smart grids, Lars Nordström, university lecturer at KTH was the man chosen for the job.

Environment - Business / Economics - 10.02.2010
University of Plymouth to research attitudes on seasonal foods
The University of Plymouth has been commissioned by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to look into consumer attitudes to foods that are locally in-season.

Environment - Business / Economics - 10.02.2010
University of Plymouth to research attitudes on seasonal foods
The University of Plymouth has been commissioned by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to look into consumer attitudes to foods that are locally in-season.

Health - Environment - 10.02.2010
Laboratory increases shipments of waste to WIPP repository
Laboratory increases shipments of waste to WIPP repository
Seven-week campaign, seven days a week, will eliminate backlog LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, February 11, 2010—In a seven-week push starting this week, Los Alamos National Laboratory will nearly doub

Physics - Environment - 10.02.2010
BP, MIT and the University of Manchester link up to research engineering materials and corrosion
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ? BP has selected the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Manchester as its academic research partners to further investigate materials and corrosion science and technology.

Health - Environment - 09.02.2010
England's health inequalities unfair and unjust?
England’s health inequalities unfair and unjust?
The review ? Fair Society, Healthy Lives ? proposes new ways to improve everyone‘s health and reduce inequalities that it describes as 'unfair and unjust?.

Environment - 09.02.2010
A Byrd lands in Berkeley
Folk-rock legend Roger McGuinn gave a special 90-minute performance this morning (Tuesday, Feb. 9) in Mulford Hall for some 70 students in Professor Ronald Amundson's environmental-issues class — plus a few faculty and staff guests who remembered him from his days as a founding member of the Byrds.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 05.02.2010
McGill agreement in India places Quebec at heart of climate-change research
Montreal - McGill On Feb. 4, 2010, McGill University Principal Heather Munroe-Blum signed a research memorandum of understanding with Dr. P.P. Bhojvaid, Vice-Chancellor of TERI University in India, placing Quebec at the heart of climate-change research.

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