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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.

Health - Career - 05.10.2012
GP’s need to recognise occupational asthma
A new report published today in the scientific journal, Occupational Medicine, finds that many people who develop work related asthma are not correctly diagnosed by GPs.

Career - 04.10.2012
Effective communication is about more than simply pronunciation, says a Concordia-University of Bristol research team
Effective communication is about more than simply pronunciation, says a Concordia-University of Bristol research team
With immigration on the rise, the use of English as a second language is sweeping the world. People who have grown up speaking French, Italian, Mandarin or any other language are now expected to be able to communicate effectively using this new lingua franca.

Health - Career - 02.07.2012
Cancer in childhood can have negative impact on career readiness
Cancer in childhood can have negative impact on career readiness
A new study by David Strauser, a faculty member in community health, sheds light on why adult survivors of childhood cancer often have trouble keeping employment, particularly if they were diagnosed during a critical developmental period between the ages of 6-12. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer CHAMPAIGN, lll.

Career - Administration - 15.06.2012
After-hours, weekend changes through East Jemez road vehicle access portal begin June 18
After-hours, weekend changes through East Jemez road vehicle access portal begin June 18
LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, June 15, 2012—Beginning Monday, June 18, all vehicles entering Los Alamos National Laboratory's (LANL) Vehicle Access Portal at East Jemez Road must use center lane number 4 between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. weekdays and all day on weekends.

Innovation - Career - 01.05.2012
Switzerland and South Africa step up cooperation on science
Bern, 01.05.2012 - A high-level Swiss delegation led by the State Secretariat for Education and Research (SER) arrived in South Africa last week and met their counterparts from the Sout

Career - 20.04.2012
New SNF research grant for Prof. Anu Wadhwa
New SNF research grant for Prof. Anu Wadhwa
Anu Wadhwa has been awarded a grant by the SNF to study uncertainty in the venture capital investements practices in the cleantech sector.

Economics / Business - Career - 11.04.2012
Roche sends open letter to Illumina shareholders
Roche sends open letter to Illumina shareholders Letter recommends Illumina shareholders vote the GOLD proxy card Roche today sent an open letter to shareholders of Illumina, Inc.

Career - Economics / Business - 10.04.2012
What Higher Gas Prices Mean For Texans This Summer
Memorial Day weekend kicks off the annual summer driving season, but like a bad movie we have watched several times before, this holiday weekend is waiting to greet us with higher gasoline prices.

Economics / Business - Career - 03.04.2012
Roche disappointed by Illumina, Inc.’s Board of Directors’ rejection
Roche disappointed by Illumina, Inc.'s Board of Directors' rejection By not engaging with Roche, Illumina reinforces notion of an entrenched Board Roche released the following statement in response to the announcement by Illumina, Inc.

Sport - Career - 02.03.2012
The Continuing Importance of Jackie Robinson Today
A 'post racial' society was a popular term in America after the election of Barack Obama as president in 2008.

Economics / Business - Career - 31.01.2012
Roche to nominate slate of independent directors for election at Illumina, Inc.ís 2012 annual meeting
Roche to nominate slate of independent directors for election at Illumina, Inc.'s 2012 annual meeting Election of director nominees and approval of other proposals would result in Roche-nominated dir

Physics - Career - 23.11.2011

Physics - Career - 23.11.2011

Health - Career - 12.09.2011
Workshops teach caregivers, those with chronic disease to 'Live Well'
Workshops teach caregivers, those with chronic disease to ’Live Well’
"Live Well Be Well," a workshop series offered by the UI Wellness Center, offers people with chronic health problems and people who care for them support and strategies for fulfilling their physical potential and deriving more pleasure from life.

Career - 04.08.2011

Health - Career - 03.08.2011
Firefighting stiffens arteries, impairs heart function
Firefighting stiffens arteries, impairs heart function
Three hours of fighting a fire stiffens arteries and impairs cardiac function in firefighters, according to a new study by Bo Fernhall, right, a professor in the department of kinesiology and community health in the College of Applied Health Sciences, and Gavin Horn, director of research at the Illinois Fire Service Institute.

Career - 26.04.2011
Avalanches and rocket engines
Avalanches and rocket engines
Using lasers, EPFL scientists are dissecting the movements of fluids. The goal of the exercise: to obtain a better understanding of the internal dynamics of complex phenomena such as avalanches and torrential floods.

Career - Sport - 31.03.2011
We Need More Empathy in Professional Coaching
On the day after the NFL regular season ended, Gary Kubiak, the now former head coach of the Denver Broncos, made the most valuable play of the 2016 season.

Career - 11.03.2011
Director's commitment to diversity recognized
Director’s commitment to diversity recognized
Profiles in Diversity Journal is recognizing Director Michael Anastasio for his commitment to workplace diversity.

Architecture - Career - 27.01.2011

Economics / Business - Career - 03.11.2010
Falling birth-rate can bring prosperity
The population is ageing - and demographic change is also altering working life. However, according to studies by Vienna University of Technology, the effects could well be positive.
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