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Media - 24.04.2018

Media - Health - 10.04.2018
Research talent
A greater appreciation and understanding of Australian humanities research will result from a partnership between the ABC and the University of Sydney to support researchers with a flair and passion for communicating their vital work.

Computer Science - Media - 06.04.2018
Cambridge Analytica is "only the beginning": Imperial data expert weighs in
Dr Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye has warned of the risk of privacy attacks that happen through friends. In a recent paper and accompanying blog post , data security expert Dr de Montjoye , from Imperial College London's Data Science Institute and Department of Computing , said attacks on privacy through friends are becoming a major risk in today's society.

Pedagogy - Media - 04.04.2018
Potential power of VR and kids
As virtual reality expands into family homes, Stanford researchers help parents better understand the potential impacts this emerging technology has on children in a new report.

Media - Career - 20.03.2018
UCL publishes its gender and ethnicity pay gap report
UCL publishes its gender and ethnicity pay gap report
Our mean gender pay gap at UCL is 17.5% according to data published today, this has fallen from 19.5% in 2013 and is close to the UK average of 18%.

Media - Linguistics / Literature - 09.03.2018

Media - Linguistics / Literature - 09.03.2018

Media - 06.03.2018
World's largest ivory burn delivered a strong message - but who received it?
World’s largest ivory burn delivered a strong message - but who received it?
Media coverage of the torching of huge caches of ivory presented a strong message against elephant poaching and ivory trade, but many of those who needed to hear it most may not have received it, an international study has found.

Media - 06.03.2018
World’s largest ivory burn delivered a strong message - but who received it?
Media coverage of the torching of huge caches of ivory presented a strong message against elephant poaching and ivory trade, but many of those who needed to hear it most may not have received it, an international study has found.

Media - Linguistics / Literature - 01.03.2018
Research uncovers trove of lost Australian literature
A new research project from The Australian National University (ANU) has uncovered more than 21,000 forgotten novels, novellas and short stories, including thousands of unknown Australian works, published in newspapers in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The collection includes seven rediscovered titles from well-known writer Catherine Martin, author of the acclaimed 1890 novel The Australian Girl .

Innovation - Media - 28.02.2018
Bristol and Watershed to host UK's first public trials on new 5G testbed
Bristol and Watershed to host UK’s first public trials on new 5G testbed
The University of Bristol's Smart Internet Lab; Watershed, the leading film culture and digital media centre in the South West, and We The Curious, the Bristol-based science centre, will host the Layered Realities Weekend 5G Showcase next month [17 and 18 March].

Innovation - Media - 28.02.2018
Bristol and Watershed to host UK's first public trials on new 5G testbed
Bristol and Watershed to host UK’s first public trials on new 5G testbed
The University of Bristol's Smart Internet Lab; Watershed, the leading film culture and digital media centre in the South West, and We The Curious, the Bristol-based science centre, will host the Layered Realities Weekend 5G Showcase next month [17 and 18 March].

Art and Design - Media - 26.02.2018

Social Sciences - Media - 23.02.2018

Social Sciences - Media - 23.02.2018

Media - Career - 19.02.2018

Media - Social Sciences - 15.02.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Media - 15.02.2018

Media - 11.02.2018
Gender and skin-type bias in commercial artificial-intelligence systems
Gender and skin-type bias in commercial artificial-intelligence systems
Three commercially released facial-analysis programs from major technology companies demonstrate both skin-type and gender biases, according to a new paper researchers from MIT and Stanford University will present later this month at the Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency.

Media - 05.02.2018
High Number of Science Enthusiasts in Switzerland
High Number of Science Enthusiasts in Switzerland
The Science Barometer Switzerland published in 2016 showed a clear picture: Swiss people are interested in science and research, and think they are worth supporting. "This main finding doesn't mean, however, that all Swiss people have the same attitude toward science. A differentiated picture emerges by dividing the population into groups," explains Julia Metag, professor at the University of Fribourg.

Media - Career - 05.02.2018

Media - 02.02.2018
How does international parental abduction affect children?
Introduction: New video of the network of Cross-border Family Mediators coordinated by Missing Children Europe The network of Cross-border Family Mediators coordinated by Missing Children Europe brin

Media - 29.01.2018
The four personas including the Lurker and the Geek that explain teenagers' online behaviour
The four personas including the Lurker and the Geek that explain teenagers’ online behaviour
The four personas including the Lurker and the Geek that explain teenagers' online behaviour Academics have identified four distinct personas of social media user that teenagers describe as shaping how they behave on social media.

Media - Event - 19.01.2018
MLK commemoration highlights the struggle for civil rights and inclusion
Prof. Melissa Gilliam (left) speaks with her mother, Dorothy Butler GIlliam, the first African-American female reporter at the Washington Post, about diversity and inclusion.

History / Archeology - Media - 18.01.2018
Belgium and the magic lantern: visual culture in the 19th century
Introduction: Flemish and French-speaking universities join forces for large-scale research into history of magic lantern in Belgium.

Media - Continuing Education - 12.12.2017

Media - Event - 04.12.2017
Kwaussie wins Australia’s Word of the Year
Kwaussie:  a person who is a dual citizen of Australia and New Zealand; a New Zealander living in Australia; a person of Australian and New Zealand descent.

Law - Media - 27.11.2017
After 40 Years, Copyright Law Needs To Be Tweaked
Copyright laws have been fundamental to American culture since the founding of our nation - they are one of the specific powers granted to Congress under the Constitution.

Social Sciences - Media - 17.11.2017

Social Sciences - Media - 17.11.2017

Media - Innovation - 16.11.2017
3 Questions: Lisa Parks on drones, warfare, and the media
3 Questions: Lisa Parks on drones, warfare, and the media
Drones have become a common part of warfare - but their use remains a subject of public contention. Lisa Parks , a professor in MIT's program in Comparative Media Studies/Writing and director of its Global Media Technologies and Cultures Lab, has spent extensive time analyzing this public debate.

Physics - Media - 10.11.2017
The Path Length of Light in Opaque Media
The Path Length of Light in Opaque Media
A seemingly paradoxical prediction in physics has now been confirmed in an experiment: No matter whether an object is opaque or transparent, the average length of the light's paths through the object is always the same.

History / Archeology - Media - 10.11.2017
Stanford University Press celebrates 125th anniversary
Image credit: Stanford Historical Photograph Collection, Stanford Department of Special Collections and University Archives Since its inception in 1892, Stanford University Press has published thousands of books and other research works authored by faculty at Stanford and across the world.

Media - Social Sciences - 01.11.2017
Social Media’s Dark Side Tainted Our Democratic Institutions
Social media's dark side has transcended the psyche of individuals and companies to taint our nation's democratic institutions.

Media - 25.10.2017
Media attention to drought produced water savings
With a new web-scraping and search algorithm and real water utility data, Stanford researchers have shown a relationship between media coverage of the recent historic California drought and household water savings. With increased drought coverage from newspapers, water conservation increased in the San Francisco Bay Area during the drought that ended in 2016.

Media - Art and Design - 19.10.2017
Hear My Voice: News project makes space for inclusive conversation
Hear My Voice: News project makes space for inclusive conversation
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is big and it's diverse, with students from many backgrounds and with many points of view.

Media - 19.10.2017
Distrust of Washington and Media Grows Since 2016 Election
AUSTIN, Texas - More Americans not only distrust the federal government, but also distrust the news media since the 2016 election.

Media - 17.10.2017
Let’s Stop Blaming Mental Illness For Mass Shootings
In the aftermath of the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, words like "demented," "insane," "sick" and "madman" peppered official responses, media coverage and public speculation.

Sport - Media - 13.10.2017
The Risk of "Unity" Is The Discomfort Will Be Swept Away
NFL owners have locked arms with players, and Jerry Jones took a knee.

Media - 11.10.2017
Summer of Love language: Still compelling after all these years
Summer of Love language: Still compelling after all these years
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Art and Design - Media - 05.10.2017

Media - Health - 29.09.2017
New podcast explores people, places behind the food we eat
New podcast explores people, places behind the food we eat
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Media - Social Sciences - 28.09.2017
’Junk news’ concentrated in key US swing states before 2016 election
Voters in key swing states were exposed to larger amounts of 'junk news' in the run-up to the US presidential election last year. Voters in key swing states were exposed to larger amounts of 'junk news' in the run-up to the US presidential election last year, new research has shown.