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Careers / Employment - Business / Economics - 11.12.2018

Environment - 11.12.2018
Small and isolated habitat patches crucial to species survival
Small local patches of bushland could be playing a much bigger role in conserving biodiversity than previously thought, according to new research.

Earth Sciences - 11.12.2018
Volcano and venom experts are STEM superstars
Volcano and venom experts are STEM superstars
A volcanologist researching ways to better understand eruptions and a structural biologist and toxicologist studying venom-peptides, have been named STEM Superstars for inspiring women to get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 11.12.2018

Environment - Life Sciences - 11.12.2018
Invasive species and habitat loss our biggest biodiversity threats
Invasive species and habitat loss our biggest biodiversity threats
Invasive species and habitat loss are the biggest threats to Australian biodiversity, according to new research by the Threatened Species Recovery Hub in partnership with The University of Queensland.

Transport - Careers / Employment - 10.12.2018
Q&A: Will New York's Lyft, Uber driver salary changes spread?
Q&A: Will New York’s Lyft, Uber driver salary changes spread?
Lyft, Uber and companies like them have rewritten what transportation looks like in the 21st century. They've been living in a four-wheeled wild west, though, without many restrictions on what they do and how they do it. A new set of rules came into being last week in New York when the city adopted recommendations put forth by Michael Reich, professor of economics and chair, center on wage and employment dynamics at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at UC Berkeley, and James Parrott, an economist at The New School in New York.

Pharmacology - Health - 10.12.2018
Sandoz Inc. and Pear Therapeutics Obtain FDA Clearance for reSET-O(TM) to Treat Opioid Use Disorder
ReSET-O TM is the first FDA-cleared Prescription Digital Therapeutic (PDT) for patients with Opioid Use Disorder Pear Therapeutics is leading the development of a new therapeutic class with two FDA-a

Health - Pharmacology - 10.12.2018
Ucla
University News Rev. James Lawson Jr., civil rights icon, champion of nonviolence, receives UCLA Medal Arts + Culture Historian helps create archive at UCLA of South African propaganda comics from th

Life Sciences - 10.12.2018
Small but versatile
Small but versatile
Key players in the marine nitrogen cycle can utilize cyanate and urea The ammonia oxidizing archaea, or Thaumarchaeota, are amongst the most abundant marine microorganisms.

Innovation / Technology - 10.12.2018

Palaeontology - Life Sciences - 10.12.2018
Ancient whale named for UW paleontologist Elizabeth Nesbitt
Ancient whale named for UW paleontologist Elizabeth Nesbitt
A newly discovered species of whale - found preserved in ancient rock on the Oregon coast - has been named for a University of Washington paleontologist.

Mathematics - Life Sciences - 10.12.2018
Researchers share their fascination with maths at Imperial Lates
The wonders of the mathematical universe were on show at the latest Imperial Latest public evening event.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.12.2018

Innovation / Technology - 10.12.2018

Psychology - 10.12.2018
£1.5m study to test diagnostic tool for child and adolescent mental health
A diagnostic tool, which can be used by mental health clinicians to assess children and teenagers, is to be evaluated by experts from the University of Nottingham and Institute of Mental Health, thanks to a £1.5m NIHR grant.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.12.2018
West London NHS Genomic Medicine Centre delivers on landmark genomic project
Experts in a partnership led by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust have enrolled more than 3,000 people for genome sequencing.

Administration - 10.12.2018

Business / Economics - 10.12.2018

Business / Economics - Careers / Employment - 10.12.2018

Health - Innovation / Technology - 10.12.2018
Tailor-made flu and Disease X vaccines to be created in $8 million project
Imperial College London and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations have formed a partnership to help protect against Disease X. The $8.4million project will develop technol

Agronomy / Food Science - 10.12.2018

Health - Innovation / Technology - 10.12.2018
Tailor-made vaccines to flu and Disease X to be created in $8 million project
Imperial College London and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations have formed a partnership to rapidly produce tailor-made vaccines.

Transport - 10.12.2018
Reserve your driving time to reduce traffic congestion
For his thesis, EPFL PhD student Raphaël Lamotte studied rush-hour traffic congestion. He suggests implementing a system whereby commuters reserve time on a special traffic lane - like booking a seat on a flight - to help cities accommodate a growing number of car-sharing programs and, eventually, self-driving cars.

Life Sciences - Environment - 10.12.2018
The Fascinating World of Insects
The Fascinating World of Insects
Highlighting diversity, arousing fascination and raising awareness of the vital tasks that insects perform in nature.

Law / Forensics - 10.12.2018

Business / Economics - 10.12.2018

Philosophy - Politics - 10.12.2018
Lab explores universal basic income
Stanford philosopher Juliana Bidadanure is leading an initiative focused on fostering discussions about universal basic income and analyzing previous and ongoing unconditional cash experiments across the world.

Agronomy / Food Science - Sport Sciences - 10.12.2018
Agricultural economist Timothy Josling dies at age 78
Timothy Josling, a professor emeritus at the former Food Research Institute known for his encyclopedic knowledge of international agricultural policy, died on Nov.

Business / Economics - 10.12.2018

Health - Innovation / Technology - 10.12.2018
$8 million project to prepare for Disease X
Imperial College London and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations have formed a partnership to help protect against Disease X. The $8.4million project will develop technol

Health - Pharmacology - 08.12.2018
Novartis data demonstrates consistent efficacy and tolerability of Kisqali combination therapy in HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer in patients with difficult-to-treat visceral disease
  Subgroup analyses of three pivotal Phase III MONALEESA trials showed Kisqali plus endocrine therapy extended PFS in all patients with and without visceral involvement compared to endocrine therapy

Health - Innovation / Technology - 07.12.2018

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 07.12.2018
£24m Nottingham research facility opens to transform UK manufacturing in the digital age
With manufacturing on the cusp of a technological revolution, a flagship research facility is opening its doors at the University of Nottingham to help future-proof UK industry in a competitive global market.

Careers / Employment - Administration - 07.12.2018
Ghent University is changing course with a new career model for professorial staff (ZAP)
Ghent University dares to think. Ghent University also dares to push its own boundaries. On December 7 the Board of Governors has approved a new career and evaluation model for professorial staff (ZAP) as well as the accompanying regulations.

Politics - 07.12.2018
Nottingham expert puts museum collection under the spotlight
The stories behind objects in People's History Museum's vast collection have been given a fresh perspective and relevance for contemporary audiences.

Sport Sciences - 07.12.2018
What it’s like to be the highest-ranking woman in Major League Baseball
When Kim Ng, AB'90, started working for the Chicago White Sox in 1990, entering statistical information about players into a computer was a labor-intensive process and "still a bit of a novelty," she said.

Event - Literature / Linguistics - 07.12.2018

Health - Life Sciences - 07.12.2018

Life Sciences - Health - 07.12.2018
’Chemo brain’ caused by malfunction in three types of brain cells
Three types of cells in the brain's white matter show interwoven problems during the cognitive dysfunction that follows treatment with the cancer drug methotrexate, Stanford neuroscientists have found.

Life Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 07.12.2018

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 07.12.2018
Dandelion rubber gets ready for the market
Dandelion rubber gets ready for the market
Research done by Prof. Dirk Prüfer and his team makes transfer possible / "Taraxagum project is an outstanding example of the way that Münster University stands for top-level research" Years ago, the idea sounded anything from weird to audacious: manufacturing car tyres from dandelions.