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Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
21.04.2017
Best ways to remove greenhouse gases to be investigated with new £2m grant
Best ways to remove greenhouse gases to be investigated with new £2m grant
An Imperial-led study will focus on how the world can meet climate change targets by removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.
Business/Economics - Law/Forensics
20.04.2017
Research team tracks complex web of monetary sanctions in 9 states
The phrase "criminal justice system” may conjure images of courtrooms, juries and prison. But "when justice is doled out, it increasingly impacts the pocketbook,” according to Alexes Harris , a professor of sociology at the University of Washington.
Business/Economics
20.04.2017
Why drivers own light trucks over cars
ANN ARBOR'A new national survey from the University of Michigan explores why consumers choose to drive SUVs, pick-ups, vans and minivans over cars, even though these so-called "light trucks" generally demonstrate lower fuel economy than passenger cars.
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
20.04.2017
Sounds provide a safer login
Sounds provide a safer login
A start-up formed by a group of IT specialists at ETH has come up with a simple and user-friendly way to enhance network security.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
19.04.2017
Governor Charlie Baker visits AgeLab at MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics
Governor Charlie Baker visits AgeLab at MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics
On April 12, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker visited the MIT AgeLab at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics , where he signed an executive order establishing the state's first Governor's Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts.
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
19.04.2017
How ‘frugal innovation' can fight off inequality
How ‘frugal innovation’ can fight off inequality
With inequalities set to get worse, it's time to take radical action, says Jaideep Prabhu, Director of Centre for India & Global Business, Cambridge Judge Business School, writing for The Conversation.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
19.04.2017
Radical collaboration protects Colombia’s birds, coffee farmers
Cornell University scientist Amanda Rodewald and economist Juan Nicolás Hernandez-Aguilera are collaborating on a project to look at the ecological and socio-economic aspects of sustainable coffee.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
19.04.2017
Marriage made in heaven: Digital inhaler add-on offers slick aid to asthma care
Propeller Health's device attaches to an inhaler and connects wirelessly to a smartphone, helping users and doctors understand what the use of rescue medicine says about asthma triggers.
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
19.04.2017
Opinion: How ‘frugal innovation' can fight off inequality
Opinion: How ‘frugal innovation’ can fight off inequality
With inequalities set to get worse, it's time to take radical action, says Jaideep Prabhu, Director of Centre for India & Global Business, Cambridge Judge Business School, writing for The Conversation.
Business/Economics
19.04.2017
Stanford Professor Dave Donaldson honored with prestigious economics award
Stanford Professor Dave Donaldson honored with prestigious economics award
Stanford's Dave Donaldson has been honored by the American Economics Association with the John Bates Clark Medal, recognizing his innovative and scholarly contributions in the field of international trade.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
19.04.2017
Government should support innovation, science - ANUpoll
Australians are also looking for scientists to help them sort facts from fiction in the modern world of fake news and so-called alternative facts.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
18.04.2017
Novartis expands development programs for NASH through clinical collaboration with Allergan
Phase IIb clinical trial to evaluate a combination of a Novartis FXR agonist and Allergan's cenicriviroc for NASH, a progressive  form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease   There are currently no ap
Business/Economics
13.04.2017
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
13.04.2017
Will paying income taxes make you work harder?
ANN ARBOR‘Filing the annual income tax return is never a pleasant chore, but do taxes affect your motivation to work' The findings from economic research have been mixed.
Business/Economics
12.04.2017
UQ Chancellor takes lead role in Australia-India trade plan
UQ Chancellor takes lead role in Australia-India trade plan
University of Queensland Chancellor Peter Varghese has been appointed to formulate a new strategy for Australia's trade with India.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
11.04.2017
Employer experience of the Living Wage
Employer commitment to the voluntary Living Wage is strong, and the experience of most Living Wage employers has been positive, a new study by Cardiff Business School finds. In their report The Living Wage – Employer Experience, a team from Cardiff University's Cardiff Business School looked at why and how employers lent their support to the Living Wage, including the reasons for paying, the business benefits, and the positive effects for low-wage workers.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
11.04.2017
Ministers announce £4.25 Million funding for battery and autonomous vehicle research at WMG
Today, Tuesday 11 th April 2017, Business Secretary Greg Clark and Transport Minister John Hayes have announced a range of research funding which included a total of £4.25 million for a high ener
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
07.04.2017
Abington Faculty in the News: Amazon’s part-time hiring not what workers want
ABINGTON, Pa. Online retailer Amazon announced this week it will hire 30,000 part-time workers, but a news report cited research by a Penn State Abington faculty member that found U.S. workers desperately want full-time positions.
Business/Economics - Event
07.04.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
06.04.2017
Roundtable finds solutions for future senior housing, care
With the number of older adults predicted to grow dramatically in the coming decades, industries from financial services to residential design are facing unprecedented challenges looming just around the corner.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
06.04.2017
Bristol to partner in major new UK Housing Evidence Centre
Bristol to partner in major new UK Housing Evidence Centre
A new national research centre that will advance knowledge of the housing market, provide robust evidence to inform housing policy and practice across the UK, is announced today [6 April] by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Housing has a considerable impact on our society and economy.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
06.04.2017
The Engine closes its first fund for over $150 million
The Engine closes its first fund for over $150 million
Just months after its launch , MIT's new startup accelerator The Engine yesterday closed its first investment fund for over $150 million, which will support startups developing breakthrough scientific and technological innovations with potential for societal impact.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
06.04.2017
Novartis to strengthen R&D pipeline by in-licensing ECF843 for ophthalmic indications
Novartis exercises an option to in-license ECF843, a recombinant form of human lubricin from Lubris LLC, for ophthalmic indications worldwide (outside Europe) Dry eye is an area with high unmet medic
Business/Economics
06.04.2017
Articles of faith
Articles of faith
If you have the chance, listen to a toddler use the words ‘a' and ‘the' before a noun. Can you detect a pattern? Is he or she using those two words correctly? And one more question: When kids start using language, how much of their know-how is intrinsic, and how much is acquired by listening to others speak? Now a study co-authored by an MIT professor uses a new approach to shed more light on this matter - a central issue in the area of language acquisition.
Business/Economics
06.04.2017
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
05.04.2017
Diversity dividends: The economic value of grassland species for carbon storage
Diversity dividends: The economic value of grassland species for carbon storage
ANN ARBOR'A collaboration of scientists has developed one of the first models to assign a dollar value to the loss or gain of species in an ecosystem.
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
04.04.2017
Europe's most innovative young entrepreneurs
Europe’s most innovative young entrepreneurs
TUM in Rankings As many as six spin-offs from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) appear on this year's "Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe" list.
Business/Economics
04.04.2017
Paper: Experienced auditors better at fraud detection after a simple cue
Paper: Experienced auditors better at fraud detection after a simple cue
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new study co-written by a pair of University of Illinois experts in audit and financial accounting finds that a simple cue can trigger a sizable increase in fraud detection among experienced auditors.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
04.04.2017
Business/Economics
04.04.2017
How will you choose your uni?
How will you choose your uni?
What will influence your decision about which university you attend, or which university you advise your children to enrol at?
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
04.04.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
03.04.2017
More than 8 million children could face higher insurance costs without CHIP
More than 8 million children could face higher insurance costs without CHIP
More than 8 million children enrolled in the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) could be at risk of losing coverage if federal funding for the program is not extended this year. Children with chronic conditions are most vulnerable, and their families could face substantial cost increases if they lose CHIP coverage and need to shift their insurance to a Marketplace plan, according to a Yale study.
Physics/Materials Science - Business/Economics
03.04.2017
Renovated nuclear reactor building opens as world-class labs
Renovated nuclear reactor building opens as world-class labs
ANN ARBOR'More than a decade after the Ford Nuclear Reactor shut down for the last time, the building comes back to life today as the Nuclear Engineering Laboratory.
Politics - Business/Economics
03.04.2017
Bern notice
Bern notice
Vermont senator Bernie Sanders made a forceful pitch for his progressive political vision in a talk at MIT on Friday evening, asserting that U.S. politics ‘must be' liberal in nature if the country is to surmount its economic and social struggles.
Business/Economics
31.03.2017
Q&A: Imperial academic talks about juggling academia and entrepreneurialism
Q&A: Imperial academic talks about juggling academia and entrepreneurialism
An Imperial start-up company was sold last year for more than £30 million and one of its founders discusses the lessons learned along the way.
Business/Economics
31.03.2017
Partisanship rules consumer sentiment in March
ANN ARBOR'The continued strength in consumer sentiment has been due to optimistic views on three critical components: higher incomes and wealth, more favorable job prospects, and low inflation expectations. All of these factors, however, have been influenced by partisanship, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers.
Business/Economics
29.03.2017
Unique study of 1,000 modern burials
Unique study of 1,000 modern burials
When the city of Copenhagen decided to build a new underground station in the Assistens Cemetery where many famous Danes are buried, they had to remove part of the entire north-eastern corner of the cemetery and re-bury the people who had been laid to rest in this area.
Agronomy/Food Science - Business/Economics
29.03.2017
’Meat and Greet’ fair brings farmers to local tables
Paul Batz, right, owner of Ox Creek Farm in Canandaigua, New York, greets potential customers at the 2017 Meat & Greet Farmer and Chef Fair.
Physics/Materials Science - Business/Economics
28.03.2017
Dominique Derome new Head of Laboratory
Dominique Derome new Head of Laboratory
On 1 April 2017, Dominique Derome will become the new Head of the Laboratory for Multiscale Studies in Building Physics.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
27.03.2017
With the demise of the Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill, what‘s next for health care'
With the demise of the Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill, what‘s next for health care’
Richard L. Kaplan , the Peer and Sarah Pedersen Professor of Law at Illinois, is an internationally recognized expert on U.S. tax policy and retirement issues.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
27.03.2017
The Economic Case for Wind and Solar Energy in Africa
The Economic Case for Wind and Solar Energy in Africa
To meet skyrocketing demand for electricity, African countries may have to triple their energy output by 2030.
Earth Sciences - Business/Economics
27.03.2017
Archival photos offer research value
Archival photos offer research value
A crowdmapping project developed by EPFL and HEIG-VD gives volunteers the chance to compare the Switzerland of the 1960s with that of today through archival photos.
Business/Economics - Politics
27.03.2017
Australian vulnerability to Chinese economic influence is exaggerated: ANU Policy paper
A new policy paper from The Australian National University (ANU) has found Australian vulnerability to Chinese economic influence is exaggerated, although China is increasingly using economic policy to exert political and security influence.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
26.03.2017
Business/Economics - History/Archeology
24.03.2017
Battle for ’Mobile India’
India's ultra-competitive mobile market is in the midst of a major shake-up. Telecommunications companies are scrambling to either consolidate or cut their losses and run.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
23.03.2017
CICER brings China experts across campus together
Cornell is an intellectual powerhouse of economic research on China, but until Oct.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
23.03.2017
MIT's solar plant is delivering on its promises
MIT’s solar plant is delivering on its promises
More than 600 acres of solar panels have been successfully installed and connected on land in North Carolina and are delivering their power into the nation's grid, thanks to a power purchase agreement (PPA) with MIT and two other Boston-based organizations.
Business/Economics
23.03.2017
ANU experts comment on chinese premier li keqiang visit
Whether on cyber espionage, the South China Sea, military modernisation, China's economic coercion of South Korea, or the strategic dimension of China's Belt Road Initiative, we cannot pretend that Australian and Chinese interests will align.
Business/Economics - Law/Forensics
23.03.2017
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
23.03.2017
Queensland's top entrepreneur launches new UQ Idea Hub
Queensland’s top entrepreneur launches new UQ Idea Hub
Queensland Chief Entrepreneur Mark Sowerby has officially launched new, state-of-the-art facilities for the UQ Idea Hub at The University of Queensland.
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