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Sport - Health - 17.04.2018

Innovation - Sport - 11.04.2018

Sport - Health - 28.03.2018

Sport - Mathematics - 27.03.2018
Computer game encourages people to be more risk-aware
Computer game encourages people to be more risk-aware
How do you encourage people in the midst of an emergency to stay calm and prioritise their safety over their possessions' University of Bristol researchers have devised a game which they believe could help, by encouraging players to be more risk-aware. Studies into human behaviour in emergencies have shown that the decisions people make during evacuations, be it the exit they choose or whether they collect their personal belongings, can cause significant delays.

Life Sciences - Sport - 27.03.2018
Head first: sports brain bank launched
Six former pro-footballers have pledged their brains to the new Australian Sports Brain Bank launched today at the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre.

Life Sciences - Sport - 09.03.2018
Brain Games is back (Sunday 18th March, 11:00 - 16:00)
From sensory illusions and inflatable brain domes to ghost hands and ‘DIY brain surgery' - Brain Games 2018 showcases the power and mystery of our most vital organ.

Life Sciences - Sport - 05.03.2018
You Don't Think Your Way Out of a Tiger Attack
You Don’t Think Your Way Out of a Tiger Attack
Imagine walking alone at night. Up ahead on the sidewalk, you notice a person lurking in the shadows, and a chill runs down your spine. You pause as you run through your options. Do you turn around and go back the way you came? Cross to the other side of the street? Or do you ignore your fear and keep walking straight ahead? Now picture another scenario in which you're strolling through a crosswalk.

Sport - 26.02.2018
Talking points: MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference explores data and how to share it
At the Super Bowl this February, the Philadelphia Eagles pulled off the game's signature play: a touchdown pass off a reverse, with tight end Trey Burton throwing to quarterback Nick Foles.

Sport - 21.02.2018
Age matters behind the wheel - but not how you might expect
Age matters behind the wheel - but not how you might expect
FINDINGS A UCLA researcher explored the relationship between new drivers' skills and four factors.

Sport - Career - 19.02.2018
Urban Meyer Got a Slap on the Wrist
Welcome back to the world of college football. Before the season's opening kickoff, the Ohio State University Buckeyes elected to punt on a crucial display of integrity.

Sport - Electroengineering - 15.02.2018
3Q: T.L. Taylor on diversity in e-sports
3Q: T.L. Taylor on diversity in e-sports
Imagine a sports arena full of cheering fans. Are you picturing basketball, or perhaps hockey? Actually, that image also applies to high-level e-sports (short for electronic sports), the competitions where fans watch people playing popular video games.

Social Sciences - Sport - 14.02.2018
Diversity only marginally boosts accuracy of group’s predictions
ANN ARBOR-Diversity for boards, juries and other influential decision-making teams can help ensure that the interests of a diverse population are fairly represented and addressed.

Sport - 09.02.2018

Sport - 09.02.2018

Economics / Business - Sport - 04.02.2018
A deep dive into the effects of trade
A deep dive into the effects of trade
Take a moment to consider what the following facts have in common. In India, migrants from within the country continue to consume the favored foods of their home regions - even though the relatively high prices mean they eat less. In Mexico, more 9th graders drop out of school when a local manufacturing plant opens to export goods.

Sport - Career - 19.01.2018
3Q: D. Fox Harrell on his video game for the #MeToo era
3Q: D. Fox Harrell on his video game for the #MeToo era
The Imagination, Computation, and Expression Laboratory at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory has released a new video game called Grayscale, which is designed to sensitize players to problems of sexism, sexual harassment, and sexual assault in the workplace.

Health - Sport - 18.01.2018
Massive spike in football shirt advertising by betting companies raises health concerns
There has been a massive spike in football shirt advertising by betting companies leading to public health concerns, research by the University of Glasgow and Healthy Stadia published today (18 January 2018) has revealed. A total of 95% (75/79) of football shirt sponsorship deals with English clubs included in the study were struck since 2005 legislation was passed.

Health - Sport - 18.01.2018
Massive spike in football shirt advertising by betting companies raises health concerns
There has been a massive spike in football shirt advertising by betting companies leading to public health concerns, research by the University of Glasgow and Healthy Stadia published today (18 January 2018) has revealed. A total of 95% (75/79) of football shirt sponsorship deals with English clubs included in the study were struck since 2005 legislation was passed.

Health - Sport - 10.01.2018
YSM researchers receive grant to help curb youth smoking
(l-r): Lynn Fiellin directs the Center for Health & Learning Games, Tyra Pendergrass is associate director, and Kimberly Hieftje is deputy director.

Environment - Sport - 20.12.2017
Scientists simulate the climate of Game of Thrones
Scientists from the Universities of Bristol, Cardiff, and Southampton have used a Climate Model to simulate and explore the climate of the world of Game of Thrones. The results show that The Wall, where the land of Westeros is guarded from the White Walkers, has a climate in winter similar to that of Lapland, whereas Casterly Rock, the stronghold of the scheming Lannisters, has a climate similar to that of Houston, Texas, and Changsha in China.

Sport - Computer Science - 17.12.2017
Carnegie Mellon Reveals Inner Workings of Victorious AI
Libratus AI Defeated Top Pros in 20 Days of Poker Play Libratus, an artificial intelligence that defeated four top professional poker players in no-limit Texas Hold'em earlier this year, uses a three

Sport - Life Sciences - 04.12.2017
Virtual reality users must learn to use what they see
Anyone with normal vision knows that a ball that seems to quickly be growing larger is probably going to hit them on the nose. But strap them into a virtual reality headset, and they still may need to take a few lumps before they pay attention to the visual cues that work so well in the real world, according to a new study from University of Wisconsin-Madison psychologists.

Sport - Life Sciences - 29.11.2017
Soccer success is all about skill
Soccer success is all about skill
A soccer player's performance on the field is determined by their skill rather than their athletic ability, researchers from The University of Queensland have found.

Sport - 24.11.2017
Starting young vital to lifelong volunteering and social action, says new research
National spinal injury charity Aspire and the University of Birmingham have teamed up on a research project that is set to produce evidence-based Best Practice Guidance for training and employing disabled people in the fitness industry.

Health - Sport - 15.11.2017
New Yale lab will use virtual reality games to reduce risks in teens
Yale's Center for Health & Learning Games will establish a new lab, play4REAL, with a gift from Oculus, a Facebook-owned technology company specializing in Virtual Reality (VR) hardware and software products.

Sport - Linguistics / Literature - 13.11.2017

Sport - Economics / Business - 06.11.2017

Politics - Sport - 01.11.2017
"I-Cut-You-Choose" Cake-Cutting Protocol Inspires Solution to Gerrymandering
CMU researchers say fair redistricting possible even with partisan maneuvering Getting two political parties to equitably draw congressional district boundaries can seem hopeless, but Carnegie Mellon University researchers say the process can be improved by using an approach children use to share a piece of cake.

Sport - 01.11.2017
Champions to defend 1500m Classic titles
Champions to defend 1500m Classic titles
Australian middle-distance runners UQ alumnus Brittany McGowan and Jordan Williamsz will return to The University of Queensland tomorrow to defend their race titles at the 2017 UQ Sport 1500m Classic.

Sport - Economics / Business - 01.11.2017
Lead the field in sportstech innovation
Do you want to run alongside the major players in global sports technology innovation or - even better - set the pace? In partnership with the Queensland Government, The University of Queensland has been enlisted by the HYPE Foundation to champion sports entrepreneurship and sportstech innovation.

Health - Sport - 26.10.2017
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins UCLA Health and the Los Angeles Lakers in leukemia and lymphoma fundraiser
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins UCLA Health and the Los Angeles Lakers in leukemia and lymphoma fundraiser
The Lakers legend and former Bruin will serve as celebrity ambassador for the annual Light the Night Walk Amy Albin Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is teaming up with UCLA Health and the Los Angeles Lakers at the 2017 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Los Angeles Light the Night Walk.

Sport - Social Sciences - 25.10.2017

Astronomy / Space Science - Sport - 24.10.2017
UChicago astrophysicists to catch particles from deep space on NASA balloon mission
UChicago scientists have a long history of using balloons to study cosmic rays, such as this 1946 experiment at Stagg Field.

Sport - Health - 22.10.2017
New injury prevention exercise programme will dramatically reduce injuries in rugby
New injury prevention exercise programme will dramatically reduce injuries in rugby
A new dynamic 20-minute exercise programme, performed by rugby players before training and pre-match, could dramatically reduce injuries in the sport according to a benchmark study published today (Sunday 22 October). Published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine , the collaborative project between health researchers at the University and England Rugby shows that the introduction of a simple injury prevention exercise programme has significant impacts in reducing rates both for concussion and lower limb injuries.

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