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Campus - Career - 16.07.2021

Pedagogy - Campus - 16.07.2021

Campus - Environment - 15.07.2021

Campus - 15.07.2021

Campus - Environment - 15.07.2021
U-M overhauls its approach to addressing sexual misconduct
New office will lead this work with focus on care, support, education, prevention The University of Michigan has announced sweeping revisions to its approach to addressing sexual misconduct, includin

Campus - Economics / Business - 14.07.2021

Campus - Health - 14.07.2021

Campus - Criminology / Forensics - 14.07.2021
STOPMTL.CA: First interactive map to self-report police stops in Montreal
In 2019, an independent report commissioned by the City of Montreal demonstrated racial and social profiling by the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) targeting Black, Arab and Indigenous peoples, and young adults in particular.

Economics / Business - Campus - 13.07.2021
Women economists underrepresented ’at every level’ in UK academia - report
New research shows the gender gap in the teaching and study of economics is still dramatic and actually getting worse. Economists argue that this is not just a problem for the discipline, but for society as a whole. Unless economists are diverse, we cannot hope to build a complete understanding of the economy, and, with it, formulate the right kinds of policies Victoria Bateman Women are underrepresented "at almost every level" within the discipline of economics in UK universities, according to a new report co-authored by a Cambridge economist.

Campus - Media - 13.07.2021
Students make the news by producing original data journalism
EPFL and UNIL students collaborated with professional journalists to write data-driven articles on key social issues - family and money - for publication in the Tribune de Genève and other news outlets of Tamedia.

Career - Campus - 13.07.2021
Victorian women support idea of egg freezing as an employee benefit
A Monash University study into the concept of egg freezing as an employee benefit has revealed almost half of the 656 Victorian women surveyed believe it would be appropriate for employers to have it on offer.

Campus - Health - 09.07.2021

Economics / Business - Campus - 07.07.2021

Campus - 07.07.2021
More cell phone data use is negatively affecting Wi-Fi performance
UChicago researchers find competition between networks decreases performance If service becomes slow when you're trying to send a quick email on your smartphone, you might scroll through your network options and discover how many Wi-Fi networks there are.

Health - Campus - 07.07.2021
Painting a picture of the oral health of Canadians
Three-year study funded by CIHR will shed light on social determinants and inequalities with a goal to improving access to dental care and better understand the links between oral and general health A new study "Oral health and oral health care of Canadians" led by Prof. Paul Allison of McGill University's Faculty of Dentistry, has received $3.3 million of funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to support a collaboration with Statistics Canada's existing Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) to gather data and address oral health-related knowledge gaps.

Environment - Campus - 07.07.2021
Arctic seabirds are less heat tolerant, more vulnerable to climate change
The Arctic is warming at approximately twice the global rate. A new study led by researchers from McGill University finds that cold-adapted Arctic species, like the thick-billed murre, are especially vulnerable to heat stress caused by climate change. "We discovered that murres have the lowest cooling efficiency ever reported in birds, which means they have an extremely poor ability to dissipate or lose heat," says lead author Emily Choy, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Natural Resource Sciences Department at McGill University.