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Environment - Education - 06.06.2014
New guidance published on educating tomorrow's leaders in the importance of being green
If future generations are to be more environmentally-friendly than this one, it's important that those in power appreciate the importance of developing and investing in greener practices.

Economics - Education - 03.06.2014
Top ten position for Lancaster in Guardian university leagues table 2015

Education - Event - 02.06.2014
Magic meets Brunel at the Festival of Education

Economics - Education - 29.05.2014
Early childhood stimulation intervention yields later earnings benefits
Early childhood stimulation intervention yields later earnings benefits
In the Friday (May 30) edition of the journal Science , researchers find that early childhood development programs are particularly important for disadvantaged children in Jamaica and can greatly impact an individual's ability to earn more money as an adult.

Education - Pedagogy - 29.05.2014
Grammar schools helped to create a more unequal society, research suggests
Press release issued: 29 May 2014 The English grammar school system has widened the gap between rich and poor, according to a new study published today. Researchers have reached this conclusion after analysing the pay of more than 2,500 people born between 1961 and 1983. They found a much bigger gap between the wages of the highest and lowest paid individuals born in areas with a selective education system than they did in similar local authorities that had introduced comprehensive schools.

Education - Psychology - 27.05.2014
Heavily Decorated Classrooms Disrupt Attention and Learning In Young Children, According To New Carnegie Mellon Research
Press Release: Heavily Decorated Classrooms Disrupt Attention and Learning In Young Children, According To New Carnegie Mellon Research-Carnegie Mellon News - Carnegie Mellon University PITTSBURGH—Maps, number lines, shapes, artwork and other materials tend to cover elementary classroom walls. However, new research from Carnegie Mellon University shows that too much of a good thing may end up disrupting attention and learning in young children.

Social Sciences - Education - 23.05.2014
University of Nottingham plays vital role in strategic partnership to support collaborations with China

Education - Event - 22.05.2014
Award for 'unsung' work behind the scenes in higher education

Education - 22.05.2014
Swedish higher education ’best in Europe’

Education - 21.05.2014
Proposed merger between IOE and UCL
Proposed merger between IOE and UCL
The Councils of the Institute of Education and UCL have given approval for negotiations to continue on the proposed merger between the two universities.

Education - Administration - 20.05.2014
Professor David Eastwood selected as the new chair of Universitas 21
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, Professor David Eastwood, has been elected as the new chair of Universitas 21 , the global network of leading research universities.

Education - Social Sciences - 20.05.2014
Why don’t the highly educated smoke?
It's well established that adults with college degrees are much less likely to smoke than adults with less education, but the reasons for this inequality are unclear. A new Yale study shows that the links between smoking and education in adulthood are in fact explained by characteristics and choices made in adolescence.

Economics - Education - 19.05.2014
Plymouth experts attend conference examining entrepreneurial renaissance in Africa

Education - 17.05.2014
Sociability, happiness and critical thinking in higher education

Education - 16.05.2014
What might youth-led sex and relationships education in the UK look like?

Economics - Education - 16.05.2014
University's Vice-Chancellor unveils ambitions for manufacturing and technical education
University’s Vice-Chancellor unveils ambitions for manufacturing and technical education
University Vice-Chancellor Sir Keith Burnett spoke of his hopes for major growth in the City Region's manufacturing sector at 378th Cutlers' Feast University's ambitions for High-Value Manufacturing

Environment - Education - 16.05.2014
UQ building awarded prestigious green rating
The accolades continue for The University of Queensland's newest building, with a prestigious green star rating award from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) this week.

Education - Health - 13.05.2014
Bipolar education programme awarded

Health - Education - 12.05.2014
Dentistry ranked 1st and medicine 4th in UK by Complete University Guide

Education - Event - 12.05.2014
Architectural recognition for Drapers’ Academy and Novo Cemetery

Economics - Education - 07.05.2014
Plymouth University conducts in-depth study to address future needs of small businesses
The impact of small businesses on the economies of Devon and Cornwall and the ways in which they can continue to flourish are to be analysed in a new study by Plymouth University.

Education - Administration - 02.05.2014
Prime Minister of Japan gives keynote speech at UCL
Prime Minister of Japan gives keynote speech at UCL

Education - Health - 01.05.2014
Penn and CHOP Researchers Track Working Memory From Childhood Through Adolescence
Penn and CHOP Researchers Track Working Memory From Childhood Through Adolescence
Working memory, the ability to hold information in your mind, think about it and use it to guide behavior, develops through childhood and adolescence and is key for successful performance at school and work. Previous research with young children has documented socioeconomic disparities in performance on tasks of working memory.

Education - Administration - 01.05.2014
Lancaster ranked top 10 in global league table

Education - Event - 29.04.2014
Plymouth University climbs to record high inside the top 50 modern universities in the world
Plymouth University is now ranked inside the top 50 global modern universities according to the most comprehensive league table of its kind, released today (Wednesday).

Health - Education - 29.04.2014
Lancaster University announces senior appointments

Education - 29.04.2014
Education at Sussex gains plaudits from recent OFSTED inspection

Education - 29.04.2014
ANU delivers the world's first Hindi-English MOOC
ANU delivers the world’s first Hindi-English MOOC

Education - Economics - 28.04.2014
Carnegie Mellon Leadership and Negotiation Academy For Women Opens Enrollment for 2014-2015 Cohort
Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Leadership and Negotiation Academy For Women Opens Enrollment for 2014-2015 Cohort -Carnegie Mellon News - Carnegie Mellon University Best-Selling Author Leads Executiv

Health - Education - 28.04.2014
Plymouth referenced in Canadian doctor training policy

Education - Pedagogy - 25.04.2014
Researcher Professor Anthony Bryk

Education - 25.04.2014
National recognition for world-leading academic and artistic visionary
A pioneering researcher and artist has spoken of his pride at having one of his works acquired to be part of the nation’s artistic archives.

Education - Economics - 25.04.2014
Nottingham Potential opens its doors to the local community
The University of Nottingham will be officially launching its third Into University centre in Hyson Green on 29 April, helping young people in the area to reach university.

Event - Education - 23.04.2014
Plymouth University co-hosts first global modern universities summit ahead of world rankings launch

Education - 22.04.2014
University partners up with free scheme for abuse victims
University partners up with free scheme for abuse victims

Education - 17.04.2014
Brownlee Brothers Partnership will inspire a new generation of triathletes

Education - Social Sciences - 10.04.2014
Ground breaking #weareinternational campaign attracts 100th supporter

Education - 09.04.2014
Education Professor leads Welsh Schools Challenge
Education Professor leads Welsh Schools Challenge

Education - Environment - 09.04.2014
Joint Brazilian/U.S. Project to Study Formation of Rain in the Amazon Rainforest
Using tethered balloons and instruments placed in towers, the GoAmazon team will study amounts and types of aerosols influencing the formation of clouds that produce torrential rains in the tropics.

Education - Environment - 09.04.2014
Joint Brazilian/U.S. project to study rormation of rain in the Amazon rainforest
Using tethered balloons and instruments placed in towers, the GoAmazon team will study amounts and types of aerosols influencing the formation of clouds that produce torrential rains in the tropics.

Economics - Education - 07.04.2014
What more can Scottish Universities do to create entrepreneurial campuses?

Health - Education - 07.04.2014
Associate professorship for oral surgery expert

Social Sciences - Education - 04.04.2014
Nationalism clouds WWII memories in Asia, says Stanford scholar
Nationalism clouds WWII memories in Asia, says Stanford scholar
Stanford scholar Daniel Sneider says that historical memories about World War II in Japan, China and Korea still influence politics among these nations and fuel tensions over a past that could once again trigger conflict.

Social Sciences - Education - 03.04.2014
Nationalism clouds WWII memories, says Stanford scholar
Nationalism clouds WWII memories, says Stanford scholar
Stanford scholar Daniel Sneider says that historical memories about World War II in Japan, China and Korea still influence politics among these nations and fuel tensions over a past that could once again trigger conflict.

Education - 03.04.2014
Economist identifies useful education reforms in India
Economist identifies useful education reforms in India
Jim Berry believes that economics can be a force for good. His projects in India use economic studies and principles to uncover the best ways to alleviate poverty and inform policy.

Event - Education - 03.04.2014
Vice-Chancellor receives international leadership award

Administration - Education - 03.04.2014
SPRU professor to chair Government review of research assessment
SPRU professor to chair Government review of research assessment
SPRU professor to chair Government review of research assessment Professor James Wilsdon , Professor of Science and Democracy at SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research, is to chair a Government review of the role of metrics in research assessment and management.

Art and Design - Education - 02.04.2014
Science-themed music videos boost scientific literacy, study shows
University of Washington As the United States puts ever-greater emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education to keep competitive in the global economy, schools are trying to figure out how to improve student learning in science. University of Washington researchers Katie Davis and Greg Crowther think music may be the answer for some kids.

Education - 02.04.2014
Manchester launches MOOCs this month
Manchester launches MOOCs this month

Education - History / Archeology - 02.04.2014
New schools project to explore the names of Scottish places
A new education resource is teaching school children from around Scotland the hidden history behind the names of their local communities.