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Career - Continuing Education - 11.04.2013
Science needs more women
Science needs more women
By Professor Bryan Gaensler. First published in The Australian. 11 April 2013 Scientists strive always to be fair and impartial in their research.

Career - Civil Engineering - 05.04.2013
New U of M study measures accessibility to jobs in top U.S. cities 
Minneapolis-St. Paul ranks fifth in convenience by car MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (04/05/2013) —Every year, Americans face a steady stream of discouraging transportation news. We're spending more time stuck in traffic, and congestion in our metro areas is on the rise. Yet these reports focus almost exclusively on traffic mobility—how quickly travelers can move between any two points via automobile or transit.

Administration - Career - 02.04.2013
Autism hub launched
A major challenge for researchers working in the field of autism is the capacity to ensure that research knowledge is impacting policy and practitioner communities. While research evidence needs to make more impact on practice and government policy, at the same time, issues central to practitioners and policy makers need to receive more research attention.

Career - Continuing Education - 25.03.2013

Health - Career - 21.03.2013
Healthcare heroes wow at the Big Bang Fair
Last week children and young people from across the UK tried their hand at medical procedures including keyhole surgery, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and endoscopy at King's Health Partners' s

Career - Social Sciences - 19.03.2013
’End of Men’? Not Even Close, Says UC San Diego Report on Gender in the Professions
Sociologist Mary Blair-Loy, founding director of UC San Diego's Center for Research on Gender in the Professions and author of the award-winning book "Competing Devotions.

Career - Administration - 18.03.2013
You're Hired! University Apprenticeships add 5m to regional economy
You’re Hired! University Apprenticeships add 5m to regional economy
The apprentices will be recruited into a range of roles across the University and will be integral in ensuring the University continues to excel nationally and internationally.

Career - Health - 14.03.2013
Innovative support programme improves employment prospects for people with mental health problems
An innovative support programme has helped to significantly transform the employment prospects of people in Nottinghamshire with a severe mental illness.

Economics / Business - Career - 11.03.2013
ILR professors identify tradeoffs for women workers
Are American women making headway in the workplace? Yes and no, according to new research by ILR School Professors Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn.

Economics / Business - Career - 04.03.2013

Agronomy / Food Science - Career - 18.02.2013
New video gallery helps broadcast media promote unbiased coverage of obesity
New video gallery helps broadcast media promote unbiased coverage of obesity
The Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity has launched a new, free resource to aid members of broadcast media in the creation and delivery of fair, unbiased video coverage of obesity and weight-related topics on television, video, and online.

Health - Career - 15.02.2013
National Debate for Healthcare Training
Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PU PSMD) has taken a national lead on the debate around how the healthcare professionals of the future are trained.

Career - 12.02.2013
Refocusing important on and off the court
Employees aren't necessarily slacking off when their performance drops in one area, according to a study led by a researcher at University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. Maria Rotundo headed the study, which used NBA statistics to examine how drops in employee performance could mean they've simply shifted and refocused their efforts on a different set of tasks - a positive sign of adaptability that should be considered in performance evaluations.

Career - 11.02.2013
New magazine showcases Stanford benefits, resources across campus
New magazine showcases Stanford benefits, resources across campus
Stanford Report, February 11, 2013 University Human Resources is launching a new quarterly magazine called Educated Choices that will be mailed to all benefits-eligible Stanford employees this month. There are many advantages to working at Stanford, including comprehensive benefits designed to support your professional and personal goals.

Environment - Career - 05.02.2013
Survey reveals fault lines in climate change debate
Survey reveals fault lines in climate change debate
A recent article from a University of Alberta researcher highlights that the province's engineers seem split on the causes of climate change. Some were willing to position their education and expertise to validate themselves as de facto experts while refuting the credibility of those with opposing points of view—even within their own profession.

Economics / Business - Career - 30.01.2013

Career - Economics / Business - 25.01.2013
Survival of Euro is critical to UK dragging itself out of depression
James Mitchell says today's GDP figures show that the European Central Bank's promise to save the Euro is critical to the UK's hope that it can drag itself out of the longest "depression" in living memory.

Career - Continuing Education - 24.01.2013
Birmingham computer scientists take part in national cyber security challenge
The University of Birmingham's School of Computer Science, along with 3 other leading university computer science departments in the UK, is taking part in a unique code-breaking competition as part of this year's Cyber Security Challenge UK.

Career - Event - 23.01.2013
HR Excellence in Research
Cardiff's commitment to improving the working conditions and career development for research staff has been recognised and reaffirmed.

Health - Career - 18.01.2013

Linguistics / Literature - Career - 17.01.2013
World's largest natural sound archive now online
World’s largest natural sound archive now online
After 12 years of work, Cornell's Macaulay Library archive, the largest collection of wildlife sounds in the world, is now digitized and fully available online.

Career - Continuing Education - 16.01.2013
University repeats success in equality survey
University repeats success in equality survey
The 2013 Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, the results of which were announced yesterday, ranks the University joint eleventh, the highest placed higher education institution (HEI) ahead of Liverpo

Career - Continuing Education - 15.01.2013

Career - Economics / Business - 19.12.2012
Jobs are the Dish of the Day for unemployed youngsters
Jobs are the Dish of the Day for unemployed youngsters
19 Dec 2012 The University has launched its first ever 'Skills Academy' aimed at helping unemployed youngsters in Manchester to find their feet in this growing industry.

Career - 18.12.2012
Mind the Gap – Exploring New Dimensions of Inequality
Mind the Gap – Exploring New Dimensions of Inequality
Women's occupations are healthier, permit greater access to higher status networks, and involve working with better-educated people than men's occupations.

Career - Economics / Business - 17.12.2012
University serves up a brighter future for young caterers
University serves up a brighter future for young caterers
17 Dec 2012 The University has launched its first ever 'Skills Academy' aimed at helping unemployed youngsters in Manchester to find their feet in this growing industry.

Continuing Education - Career - 26.11.2012

Career - Health - 23.11.2012
Family care taking toll on workplace
Family care taking toll on workplace
Caring for aging family and friends is putting the squeeze on the Canadian workplace, with an average 1.5 million workdays being missed per month by middle-aged caregivers who are also trying to hold down jobs, according to University of Alberta research.

Health - Career - 22.11.2012
Phone coaching helps weight loss, evaluation finds
Phone coaching helps weight loss, evaluation finds
An innovative NSW health service featuring coaching sessions conducted over the phone is an effective health promotion intervention, a University of Sydney evaluation has shown.

Career - 20.11.2012
What is the future for the South Wales Valleys?
What is the future for the South Wales Valleys?
Two important messages for the future of the South Wales Valleys will be shared by Kevin Morgan, from the University's School of Planning and Geography at the 2012 Keir Hardie public lecture in Aberdare this Friday.

Economics / Business - Career - 15.11.2012
US job recovery: Half way there
ANN ARBOR-Over the next two years, the U.S. economy will regain the rest of the nearly 9 million jobs lost in the Great Recession, say economists at the University of Michigan.

Career - History / Archeology - 15.11.2012
Tapestry is more than its seams
Tapestry is more than its seams
Alex Makin –a professional embroiderer who was trained at one the country's most prestigious institutions – says the same group of people were likely to have worked on the 70-metre-long masterpiece under the same manager or managers.

Career - 12.11.2012
Telework delivers increases in productivity and wellbeing
Researchers at the University of Melbourne's Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society, (IBES) have found teleworking, increases productivity and wellbeing and results in many positive benefits for individuals. However, Chief Investigator Rachelle Bosua from IBES said it was important to establish the right environment between workers and managers to allow telework to flourish.

Career - 12.11.2012
Report offers new guidance on family involvement of child abuse case reviews
Child protection professionals are to be offered new guidance on how best to involve families in the case reviews that follow the death or serious injury of a child as a result of abuse or neglect.

Career - Linguistics / Literature - 12.11.2012
Dark and brooding border image wins public vote
Dark and brooding border image wins public vote
An image of hundreds of birds flying over a soviet-era war memorial in the Ukraine has been voted as Manchester's best Image of Research.

Career - 01.11.2012
Campus car-wash drives new jobs into Manchester
Campus car-wash drives new jobs into Manchester
UniValet launched earlier today, and this unique social enterprise will provide paid on-the-job training for local people who have been without a job for some time or who may have never worked.

Career - Economics / Business - 24.10.2012
Hallock demystifies pay in book on compensation
Hallock demystifies pay in book on compensation
Want to earn more? Learn how your organization's compensation system works and how you fit into the picture, says ILR School Professor Kevin Hallock in his new book, "Pay," released by Cambridge University Press this month.

Economics / Business - Career - 24.10.2012

Career - Physics - 15.10.2012
U-Michigan researcher awarded 2012 Packard Fellowships in Science and Engineering
Sarah Aciego ANN ARBOR-A University of Michigan researcher is among 16 scientists from universities across the country named as 2012 recipients of the Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

Law - Career - 12.10.2012
2012 Minnesota Justice Forum to examine collateral consequences of criminal records
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (10/12/2012) —For the nearly one in three American adults with criminal records, the consequences of crime include not only punishment but also collateral sanction

Career - 09.10.2012
Uproar over recent job figures: Much ado about nothing?
ANN ARBOR-The hullabaloo surrounding last week's release of the nation's employment numbers was a bit overblown, says a University of Michigan economist. While U.S. employers posted modest job gains in September, the unemployment rate fell sharply from 8.1 percent to 7.8 percent-the lowest point in nearly four years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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