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Career - 24.06.2016
EU Referendum result
Message from the Vice-Chancellor The outcome of the EU referendum is clear: in due course Britain will leave the EU.

Health - Career - 24.06.2016
Durham academic becomes BMA president
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Health - Career - 24.06.2016
Penn Nursing’s Wendy Grube Appointed Director of the Center for Global Women’s Health
Wendy Grube, PhD, CRNP , Practice Associate Professor (effective July 1, 2016), has been appointed Director of the Center for Global Women's Health.

Career - 23.06.2016
50 shades of voices: Abington alumnus explores wonders of human sounds
Burning Man Festival. Osama bin Laden. Virginia Tech. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and 1974 Penn State alumnus Martin Zied nails down projects for major media outlets, traveling the world to capture these elusive's and explore issues and sites inaccessible to others.

Career - Electroengineering - 23.06.2016
University engineer named among UK’s Top 50 Women in Engineering
Professor Karen Holford, Cardiff University's Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Physical Sciences and Engineering, has been named in the inaugural list of the Top 50 Women in Engineering.

Economics / Business - Career - 23.06.2016
New research partnership to boost northern cattle industry
New research partnership to boost northern cattle industry
A multi-million dollar research and development program launched today will provide a massive boost to Australia's vital northern beef cattle industry.

Career - Event - 23.06.2016
UQ to help take the pain out of performance conversations
UQ to help take the pain out of performance conversations
The University of Queensland's Careers Service is partnering with Pragmatic Thinking to launch Brisbane's inaugural Think Club, a place for innovative thinkers to share insights and views.

Career - Economics / Business - 22.06.2016
Would a universal basic income in the U.S. reduce inequality?
The idea of universal basic income - that is, Uncle Sam paying everyone $10,000 per year - has come back in vogue among economists and policymakers.

Career - Economics / Business - 22.06.2016
Harry Bridges Labor Center report explores effects of job outsourcing at Portland International Airport
Harry Bridges Labor Center report explores effects of job outsourcing at Portland International Airport
The outsourcing of workers at Portland International Airport has increased in recent years while those workers serve ever-more passengers and their wages remain relatively low, according to a recent report from the University of Washington's Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies.

Life Sciences - Career - 21.06.2016
Queensland Brain Institute launches major concussion campaign
Queensland Brain Institute launches major concussion campaign
Scientists at The University of Queensland have teamed up with the peak body for Australian athletes, the Australian Athletes' Alliance, to tackle concussion and its long-term effects.

Health - Career - 20.06.2016
In doctors we trust - especially when they admit to bias
A doctor's guidance may reassure us more than we realize - especially if she says she is likely to recommend treatment in her field of expertise, known as "specialty bias.

Social Sciences - Career - 20.06.2016
Europeans’ attitudes to migration ’do not depend on net migration levels’
A new study by the Centre for Social Investigation (CSI) at Nuffield College, Oxford, has analysed views on immigration across 21 European countries and finds that negative attitudes do not appear to be linked with net migration rates. It also finds that people ed in the UK have a slightly more positive view of migrants' contribution to their country as compared with a decade earlier.

Career - 20.06.2016
Building a space for Cardiff’s creative communities
Running from 20-24 June, the Creative Cardiff pop-up hub aims to create a space where creative practitioners and visionaries from all sectors of the creative economy can work together as a community to create new ideas and ways of interacting.

Career - Event - 20.06.2016
Elliott Erwitt Photography Collection Donated
Elliott Erwitt Photography Collection Donated
Elliott Erwitt (American, b. France 1928), New York, New York, 1974. Gelatin silver print, 30.0 x 44.7 cm (image).

Health - Career - 20.06.2016
Queensland researchers take the pain out of pain apps
Queensland researchers take the pain out of pain apps
Researchers from The University of Queensland are seeking public input as they develop a mobile app to help chronic pain sufferers and healthcare providers manage and treat pain.

Career - Health - 17.06.2016
SoundSpace Online launched for people with hearing loss
A new one-stop shop for all things hearing-related has been launched online as a result of new research by audiologists at the NIHR Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit and The Ear Foundation.

Health - Career - 17.06.2016
Nurse of the Year a UQ alumnus
Nurse of the Year a UQ alumnus
Nurse of the Year recipient, health care ambassador, clinic owner and mother-of-four - University of Queensland School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work alumnus Sherene Devlin is wearing several prestigious hats as her career trajectory continues upwards.

Career - Economics / Business - 15.06.2016
U-M cyber security startup purchased by FICO
U-M cyber security startup purchased by FICO
ANN ARBOR-QuadMetrics, a cyber risk security startup licensed from the University of Michigan in 2015, announced it has been purchased. Financial terms were not disclosed. Analytic software company FICO of San Jose, Calif., bought QuadMetrics to help in its development of a FICO Enterprise Security Score.

Career - Law - 15.06.2016
’Ban the Box’ leads to increase in employer racial discrimination
ANN ARBOR-"Ban the Box" legislation seeks to open doors to employment for people with criminal records by barring employers from asking about records on employment applications.

Career - Economics / Business - 15.06.2016
"A young company is like a white canvas"
Campus news The Technical University of Munich (TUM) perceives itself as an entrepreneurial university that places great importance on fostering young entrepreneurs.

Social Sciences - Career - 15.06.2016
Why do women leave engineering?
Why do women leave engineering?
Women who go to college intending to become engineers stay in the profession less often than men. Why is this?

Career - 14.06.2016

Career - Administration - 13.06.2016
Letter regarding vigil for Orlando shooting victims
The following email was sent today to the MIT community by President L. Rafael Reif.

Economics / Business - Career - 13.06.2016
Texas is Vulnerable to the Effects of the Brexit?
The economic and political implications of the so-called Brexit are likely to be profound and long-lasting for Britain and the European Union.

Linguistics / Literature - Career - 10.06.2016

Career - Computer Science - 09.06.2016
How do black men succeed in IT careers?
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions are some of the most lucrative and sought-after careers in the U.S.

Career - 09.06.2016
Measuring impact of Kenya’s ivory burning urgent, say UQ scientists
Gathering evidence on the impact of Kenya's record-breaking ivory burn on elephant conservation should be an urgent priority according to four University of Queensland scientists.

Social Sciences - Career - 08.06.2016
What is the future?
An influential scholar who shaped several fields of sociology will be remembered at a special event to mark his work which will also include the launch of his last book.

Health - Career - 08.06.2016
Improving the approach to end of life care
In a UK first, researchers from the Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, based at the University of Liverpool, have utilised a novel assessment tool to help monitor the hydration levels of a critically ill patient with POEMS syndrome to improve care. Hydration in critically ill patients is important and the accurate assessment of their fluid status can be challenging.

Astronomy / Space Science - Career - 07.06.2016

Career - Economics / Business - 02.06.2016
James Robinson, expert in global conflicts, named faculty director of The Pearson Institute
Prof. James A. Robinson, a prominent political scientist and economist who has done influential research in the field of global conflicts and political and economic development, has bee

Health - Career - 02.06.2016
Pharmacists, midwives, nutritionists and physios researching better care
Pharmacists, midwives, nutritionists and physios researching better care
A programme to support allied healthcare professionals in their research careers enters its third year with the arrival of six new fellows.

Chemistry - Career - 01.06.2016
Matthew Tirrell appointed to second term as IME director
Matthew Tirrell has been appointed to a second five-year term as Pritzker Director and dean of the faculty of the Institute for Molecular Engineering , President Robert J. Zimmer and Provost Eric Isaacs announced.

Career - Politics - 01.06.2016
Alumni rely on UChicago mentors, resources in launching online voter guide
Alumni and BallotReady co-founders Aviva Rosman (left), and Alex Niemczewski at the Chicago Innovation Exchange.

Economics / Business - Career - 01.06.2016
America’s first, best-dressed woman set style from Ithaca
Irene Castle wearing a rhinestone embellished silver lame headdress in March 1917, an accessory she later donated to the Cornell Costume and Textile Collection.

Administration - Career - 01.06.2016
Profile 2015-2016: High demand for SNSF funding among researchers
Profile 2015-2016: High demand for SNSF funding among researchers
A significantly higher number of project proposals and the trend towards a more open research culture: against this dynamic backdrop, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) funded over 3200 res

Career - Environment - 01.06.2016

Economics / Business - Career - 01.06.2016
Passion, persistence and drive the keys to business success
Passion, persistence and drive the keys to business success
Leading Australian businessman, University of Queensland alumnus and philanthropist Mr Malcolm Broomhead this week visited UQ to share his business insights with students and present the first instalment of his $3 million gift to help establish UQ's first Chair of Finance.

Career - Economics / Business - 31.05.2016
We Need to Keep Austin Weird by Making Austin Wealthy
Keep Austin Weird. The slogan is everywhere - on shirts, coffee mugs and bumper stickers. And yet Austin seems to be losing its weirdness.

Economics / Business - Career - 30.05.2016
Survey of Australian business reveals failure of leadership
The largest survey of leadership in Australia, the Study of Australian Leadership (SAL), launches today revealing significant shortfalls in business performance, innovation and leadership development in organisations across the nation. The study identifies links between good leadership and positive business achievement, and highlights the need to improve skills across all levels of the workforce, promote innovation, and get management basics right.

Career - Economics / Business - 30.05.2016
Startup launches theft-proof, weatherproof bikes
Startup launches theft-proof, weatherproof bikes
Avid cyclist and serial entrepreneur Slava Menn MBA '11, an MIT Sloan School of Management alumnus, is racing ever closer to fulfilling a personal - and professional - mission to make it safer to own a bike in the city.

Art and Design - Career - 27.05.2016
Celebrating influential art and cinema
Celebrating influential art and cinema
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Career - Mathematics - 26.05.2016
Parity still far-off goal for women academics in STEM fields
Sharon Sassler, professor of policy analysis and management, gives the keynote speech at the Empowering Women in Science and Engineering Symposium.