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Business/Economics - Environment/Sustainable Development
20.10.2017
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
19.10.2017
Cybercrime Fighter Wins Genius Award
A few weeks ago, Stefan Savage, a UC San Diego computer science professor started receiving calls on a daily basis-sometimes more than once a day-from a phone number with a Chicago area code.
Law/Forensics - Business/Economics
18.10.2017
President Trump admits he’s trying to kill Obamacare. That’s illegal
Outside contributors' opinions and analysis of the most important issues in politics. and culture.
Business/Economics - Computer Science/Telecom
18.10.2017
For $1000, anyone can purchase online ads to track your location and app use
For $1000, anyone can purchase online ads to track your location and app use
Privacy concerns have long swirled around how much information online advertising networks collect about people's browsing, buying and social media habits - typically to sell you something. But could someone use mobile advertising to learn where you go for coffee? Could a burglar establish a sham company and send ads to your phone to learn when you leave the house? Could a suspicious employer see if you‘re using shopping apps on work time' The answer is yes, at least in theory.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
18.10.2017
Survey Provides Rare Insight into the Governance of Private Family Businesses
Toronto, ON - Family businesses, arguably the most important contributors to Canada's economy, recognize the need for strong governance, but approach board oversight in a variety of ways depending on their size and stage of maturity.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
18.10.2017
Speeding up cancer screening
Speeding up cancer screening
Delivering breast cancer screening results in a day instead of today's standard two weeks is being proposed by an ESA incubator start-up company using paperless technology and online image transfers.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
18.10.2017
Qantas customers help shape future of inflight health and wellness
A group of long-haul Qantas customers, including Frequent Flyers, will take part in an in-flight trial as part of a world first collaboration on health and wellness in the air between the airline and the University of Sydney.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
17.10.2017
Refugees infuse up to $295M a year in southeast Michigan economy
Global Detroit, U-M release study of last 10 years of refugee resettlement in the region ANN ARBOR-Every year, refugees to southeast Michigan contribute up to $295 million to the region's economy, ac
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
17.10.2017
Yale launches new program in addiction medicine
The Yale School of Medicine Section of General Internal Medicine has established a new program - the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine.
Business/Economics
16.10.2017
Shedding light on dark markets
Trading of shares and other financial instruments on decentralised or "dark" markets has no effect on the transparency of price information or the way in which those prices are determined, according to new research by the University of Melbourne. These findings by Professor Peter Bossaerts from the University's Faculty of Business and Economics and Professor Elena Asparouhova from the University of Utah have been published in this month's issue of the Economic Journal .
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
16.10.2017
University of Melbourne launches Talent for Every Future
The University of Melbourne today launches a new brand campaign, Talent for Every Future .
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
16.10.2017
Auditing the Working Poor is Bad for Texas Children
Kyle Field, home of the Aggies, seats 102,733 football fans. The Longhorns' stadium: 100,119. Now picture a place as big as both stadiums combined.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
15.10.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
13.10.2017
UofG to lead Precision Medicine in Scotland audit
UofG to lead Precision Medicine in Scotland audit
The University of Glasgow has been chosen by the UK Government to lead a Science and Innovation Audit on Precision Medicine Innovation in Scotland.
Business/Economics
13.10.2017
Silver-studded crews announced for Australian Boat Race
The Australian Boat Race takes place on the Yarra River in Melbourne on 22 October.  Students William Raven and Dyone Bettega have been named captains for the University of Sydney men's and women's teams set to compete in this year's Australian Boat Race on Sunday October 22.
Sport Sciences - Business/Economics
13.10.2017
Blues and Reds Game To Aid Research
A new mobile game called Blues and Reds , now available worldwide, aims to help researchers study interactive behavior.
Life Sciences - Business/Economics
13.10.2017
Which Brain Region Motivates Behavior Change
Which Brain Region Motivates Behavior Change
Have you ever been stuck in a rut, going through the same motions day in and day out? How do you motivate to change your behavior? Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania , Yale University an
History/Archeology - Business/Economics
12.10.2017
U-M Solar Car's second-place finish best in team history in Australia
U-M Solar Car’s second-place finish best in team history in Australia
ADELAIDE, Australia-In an innovative, bullet-shaped car, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team took an historic second place today in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, an 1,800-mile race across the Australian Outback.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
12.10.2017
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
11.10.2017
Unionised employees have a better work-life balance
Unionised employees have a better work-life balance
Employees working in unionised work places are more likely to benefit from family friendly practices that promote a healthy work-life balance and are better than the statutory minimum, according to UCL-led research. Professor Alex Bryson (UCL Institute of Education) and John Forth from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) undertook the research for the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to evaluate the benefits that unions provide.
Earth Sciences - Business/Economics
11.10.2017
Will metal supplies limit battery expansion?
Will metal supplies limit battery expansion?
The dramatic rise in production of electric vehicles, coupled with expected growth in the use of grid-connected battery systems for storing electricity from renewable sources, raises a crucial questi
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
11.10.2017
Apple CEO Tim Cook opens the Oxford Foundry
The facility was launched this week by Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, Inc. Mr Cook described his invitation to the opening of the multi-million pound hub as a "privilege".
Business/Economics
10.10.2017
Long-Range Planning effort digs into the details
The four Area Steering Groups involved in Stanford's Long-Range Planning process have been hard at work reading and analyzing proposals.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
10.10.2017
Business/Economics
09.10.2017
Oops! Some consumers ’lose’ or break iPhone when new model becomes available
ANN ARBOR-Rationality often goes out the window when new iPhones become available, as some consumers lose or break their fully functional current iPhones for an upgrade, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Michigan, Columbia University and Harvard University say carelessness and neglect toward currently owned products stem from a desire to justify the attainment of a new, enhanced product without appearing wasteful.
Business/Economics
09.10.2017
Physics/Materials Science - Business/Economics
05.10.2017
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
05.10.2017
Air Pollution, Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cost More Than Accidents When Shipping Petroleum
While the policy debate surrounding crude oil transportation costs has emphasized accidents and spills, a new study by Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh researchers indicates the debate is overlooking a more serious cost - air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. The researchers presented their findings in a paper, titled " The External Costs of Transporting Petroleum Products by Pipelines and Rail: Evidence From Shipments of Crude Oil from North Dakota ," published by The National Bureau of Economic Research.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
04.10.2017
Pay-it-forward college financing policies examined in new study
Pay-it-forward college financing policies examined in new study
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Pay-it-forward college financing programs that enable students to pay tuition upon departure rather than entry may make college more accessible to greater numbers of students in the U.S., a new analysis suggests.
Business/Economics - Arts and Design
04.10.2017
How we adapt to digital disruption
Netflix, AirBnb, Uber, Mp3s, WhatsApp, and Tripadvisor are all examples of digital disruption.
Chemistry - Business/Economics
04.10.2017
Why researchers should step out of the lab
Why researchers should step out of the lab
When Shreya Dave was an MIT doctoral student working on a new kind of filter for desalination plants, she paid a visit to a working reverse-osmosis desalination plant in Spain. She quickly learned an important lesson that she now says she would likely have missed if she'd stayed in the lab. While much of her research, and that of many other labs, had focused on how to make filter materials that could have a high flow rate at the pressures they would encounter when put into use, her visit to the plant revealed that this permeability was hardly ever a source of operational problems.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
03.10.2017
Vice-Chancellor’s Oration 2017
In her annual Oration, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson, has called on the University "to focus our resources on the activities we care about most, the research and teaching which are, and always have been, the central mission of this great University.
Business/Economics - Environment/Sustainable Development
03.10.2017
Durian industry could suffer without the endangered fruit bat
Scientists have discovered that Southeast Asia's endangered fruit bats - commonly known as flying foxes - play an important part in the pollination of the iconic and economically important durian tree. Using camera traps, researchers collected video evidence showing the island flying fox (Pteropus hypomelanus) pollinating durian flowers, leading to the production of healthy durian fruit.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
03.10.2017
Nick Diehl joins MIT Ombuds Office
Nick Diehl joins MIT Ombuds Office
Nick Diehl, an ombudsperson with more than a decade of experience working in corporate, government, and academic sectors, has joined the MIT Ombuds Office.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
03.10.2017
Mere talk of trade policy change can cost consumers
ANN ARBOR-There's been no shortage of trade talk since the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump, who wants to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement and has complained about aspects of trade with China.
Business/Economics
03.10.2017
Helga steps into Barbie's world to see how she measures up
Helga steps into Barbie’s world to see how she measures up
Helga steps into Barbie's world to see how she measures up Sussex psychologist Dr Helga Dittmar joins shopping guru Mary Portas on Channel Four tonight (3 October) to look at the success and influence of the world's most iconic fashion doll.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
02.10.2017
New professorship position for climate and environmental economics has been filled
New professorship position for climate and environmental economics has been filled
Media releases, information for representatives of the media Media Relations (E) The University of Bern has created a professorship for climate and environmental economics, which can now be expanded thanks to the involvement of the Mercator Foundation Switzerland and the Gebäudeversicherung Bern.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
02.10.2017
Stanford launches research center focused on global poverty and development
The Center on Global Poverty and Development joins students and faculty from across the university and connects them with policymakers and business leaders committed to fighting poverty.
Business/Economics - History/Archeology
02.10.2017
Let’s Restore the American Presidency to How it was Intended
The U.S. presidency is the most powerful office in the world, but it is set up to fail.
Business/Economics - Mathematics
01.10.2017
Rates on hold despite pickup in economic growth - ANU SHADOW RBA
Australia's official interest rates should remain on hold in October despite encouraging economic growth figures for the second quarter and a rise in full-time employment, The Australian National University (ANU) RBA Shadow Board has found.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
29.09.2017
Consumers demonstrate resilience
ANN ARBOR-Consumer sentiment slipped in September due to the expected impact of the hurricanes on the economy and on gas prices. Importantly, the impact was quite small and has already begun to fade, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. In the past year, there has been a long list of issues that could have derailed consumer confidence, including the unprecedented partisan divide, North Korea, Charlottesville, as well as the hurricanes, said U-M economist Richard Curtin, director of the surveys.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
29.09.2017
New discriminatory NHS policy is bad for your health, whoever you are
New discriminatory NHS policy is bad for your health, whoever you are
Dr Jessica Potter writes for The Conversation about what she calls a discriminatory NHS policy, which she says priorities British lives over others.
Business/Economics - Computer Science/Telecom
29.09.2017
Predicting sales of online products from advertising language
Stanford researchers have found that products in Japan sell better if their advertising includes polite language and words that invoke cultural traditions or authority. Research from Stanford scholars revealed that specific words in product descriptions can predict sales. They found that polite language that invokes culture or authority helps products sell.
Business/Economics - Law/Forensics
28.09.2017
Does President Trump‘s tax reform plan add up'
Does President Trump‘s tax reform plan add up’
Richard L. Kaplan , the Guy Raymond Jones Chair in Law at Illinois, is an internationally recognized expert on U.S. tax policy and retirement issues.
Business/Economics
28.09.2017
Exchange rate devaluations hit poor households
ANN ARBOR-As the value of a British pound fell under a euro this summer a year after the Brexit vote, tourists certainly took notice.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
28.09.2017
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
28.09.2017
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
27.09.2017
Q&A with Jeff Raikes, chair of the Stanford University Board of Trustees
Jeffrey S. Raikes, who joined the Stanford University Board of Trustees in January 2012, took the helm as chair in July and will lead his first meeting of the board this fall.
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