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Economics / Business - Environment - 17.06.2010

Psychology - Economics / Business - 16.06.2010
Scientists advise filmmakers on perception of 3D images
Scientists advise filmmakers on perception of 3D images
Liverpool, UK - 17 June 2010: Scientists at the University of Liverpool are providing training for North West filmmakers to enhance understanding of how the human brain processes the visual information in 3D film and television. Researchers at the University's Vision Laboratory at the School of Psychology are leading an industry workshop to demonstrate the common problems that filmmakers face in creating naturalistic 3D film images.

Economics / Business - 16.06.2010
Liverpool to lead European cultural research
Liverpool to lead European cultural research
Researchers found that Liverpool's historic stereotypical image, often associated with social deprivation, has been replaced by a renewed emphasis on the city's contemporary culture Liverpool, UK - 1

Economics / Business - Health - 16.06.2010

Economics / Business - Health - 16.06.2010

Economics / Business - 16.06.2010

Economics / Business - 16.06.2010

Economics / Business - Administration - 16.06.2010

Economics / Business - History / Archeology - 16.06.2010
Study Finds Echoes of the Holocaust in Russia’s Economy, Politics
Cambridge, Mass. June 17, 2010 - Russian cities and regions whose Jewish populations bore the brunt of the Holocaust have seen lower economic growth and wages ever since, according to a detailed new analysis of seven decades of Soviet and Russian data. These same areas have also tended to resist political reform, exhibiting greater popular support for Communist candidates since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Economics / Business - Environment - 16.06.2010

Economics / Business - Event - 16.06.2010

Environment - Economics / Business - 15.06.2010
Science should aid poor not war, says STEPS report
Science should aid poor not war, says STEPS report
Scientific and technological advances are failing to address challenges facing the developing world such as climate change, disease and poverty, warn researchers from the University of Sussex and the Institute of Development Studies.

Economics / Business - Environment - 15.06.2010

Economics / Business - Health - 15.06.2010

Administration - Economics / Business - 15.06.2010
Images from space reveal ground-level flood threat
Images from space reveal ground-level flood threat
Satellite imagery captured hundreds of miles from the Earth's surface is being used to analyse the flood risks of some of the world's largest regions, using data that researchers hope could become freely available in efforts to provide a more immediate response to natural disasters.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 15.06.2010
Study: China’s free enterprise economy succeeds via bottom-up development
Entrepreneurship is taking off in China and with little input from the government, reports a new Cornell study.

Event - Economics / Business - 15.06.2010

Administration - Economics / Business - 15.06.2010
Images from space reveal ground-level flood threat
Images from space reveal ground-level flood threat
Satellite imagery captured hundreds of miles from the Earth's surface is being used to analyse the flood risks of some of the world's largest regions, using data that researchers hope could become freely available in efforts to provide a more immediate response to natural disasters.

Economics / Business - 15.06.2010
Families provide insight into contemporary Britain?
Families provide insight into contemporary Britain?
The daily routines of 30 families are to be put under intense scrutiny by researchers hoping to explore how contemporary life in Britain differs between social classes and how the most mundane behaviours can create divisions in society.

Economics / Business - 15.06.2010
Families provide insight into contemporary Britain?
Families provide insight into contemporary Britain?
The daily routines of 30 families are to be put under intense scrutiny by researchers hoping to explore how contemporary life in Britain differs between social classes and how the most mundane behaviours can create divisions in society.

Environment - Economics / Business - 15.06.2010
Voice highlights animal and human interaction
Australia's leading research university, the University of Melbourne, highlights the relationship between animals and humans in its June edition of Voice newspaper.

Economics / Business - Health - 14.06.2010

History / Archeology - Economics / Business - 14.06.2010
Archaeologists shed light on Sheffield´s cutlery works
An archaeology project, aimed at uncovering some of Sheffield´s water-powered past, is being showcased at an open day hosted by the University of Sheffield´s Department of Archaeology this weekend.

Physics - Economics / Business - 14.06.2010

Physics - Economics / Business - 14.06.2010

History / Archeology - Economics / Business - 13.06.2010

Health - Economics / Business - 12.06.2010

Administration - Economics / Business - 11.06.2010

Economics / Business - History / Archeology - 10.06.2010

Administration - Economics / Business - 10.06.2010

History / Archeology - Economics / Business - 10.06.2010
The Undergraduate Diaries: this week - motorbikes, money and moving south
The Undergraduate Diaries: this week - motorbikes, money and moving south
Aiden Cope is studying PPS (Politics, Psychology and Sociology) at Wolfson College. He's a mature student, who was financially independent from the age of 16, and qualifies for maximum support from Student Finance and from Cambridge.

Environment - Economics / Business - 10.06.2010
Stanford Poll: Large majority of Americans support government solutions to global warming
Three out of four Americans believe that the Earth has been gradually warming as the result of human activity and want the government to institute regulations to stop it, according to a new survey by Stanford's Woods Institute for the Environment.

Art and Design - Economics / Business - 10.06.2010
New report assesses impact of arts and humanities research at Cambridge
New report assesses impact of arts and humanities research at Cambridge
Research in the arts and humanities deserves wider recognition for the broad range of palpable contributions it is making to the life of the nation, a new report suggests.

Environment - Economics / Business - 09.06.2010

Economics / Business - Health - 09.06.2010
Report highlights potential benefits and challenges for GP budget holding
Report highlights potential benefits and challenges for GP budget holding
Government plans to give GPs greater control of NHS budgets are a step in the right direction but must be implemented carefully if they are to deliver benefits for patients, according to a major new report published today by the University of Birmingham's Health Services Management Centre | .

Chemistry - Economics / Business - 09.06.2010
Scientists pursue two major organic farming studies with USDA funding
With new funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Thomas Bjorkman will study the use of cover crops in organic farming and how different organic farming practices affect yields.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 08.06.2010

History / Archeology - Economics / Business - 08.06.2010
Stanford acquires archives for experimental, underground filmmaking
Stanford acquires archives for experimental, underground filmmaking
Beginning in a backyard in 1961, Canyon Cinema went on to become one of the world's leading distributors of avant-garde independent films, coordinating a network of otherwise unpaid artists.

Economics / Business - Health - 08.06.2010

Law - Economics / Business - 07.06.2010
Study: Effects of welfare reform are mixed for poor families
Since Congress enacted welfare reform in 1996, thousands of single mothers have gone off welfare and found jobs, and child poverty rates have dropped slightly. Yet there is also evidence that the poorest families are now worse off as they have less income than when they were on welfare. Such mixed results appear frequently in trying to understand the law's consequences, concludes Cornell researcher Rachel Dunifon in a review of more than 100 studies of welfare reform commissioned by the Pew Charitable Trusts' Economic Mobility Project.

Economics / Business - 07.06.2010
More employees using pedal power and train travel to get to the Farm
More employees using pedal power and train travel to get to the Farm
More than half of Stanford employees on the main campus walked, rode bicycles, shared rides or boarded buses or trains to get to work in 2010, according to a recent survey by the Parking and Transportation Services department.

Physics - Economics / Business - 07.06.2010
NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Fires Past Record for Speed Change
NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Fires Past Record for Speed Change
PASADENA, Calif.- Deep in the heart of the asteroid belt, on its way to the first of the belt's two most massive inhabitants, NASA's ion-propelled Dawn spacecraft has eclipsed the record for velocity change produced by a spacecraft's engines.

Economics / Business - Event - 07.06.2010