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Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
26.09.2016
New Director of the Work Foundation
The Work Foundation is strengthening its leadership team with the appointment of a new Director. Lesley Giles will take up the new role on 3 October 2016.The Work Foundation aims to be the leading independent, international authority on work and its future.
Business/Economics - Event
26.09.2016
How data can help change the world
How data can help change the world
The vast amount of data generated daily across society is widely touted as a game-changer for research, technological innovation, and even policy making.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
26.09.2016
Social science research skills recognised
Five University of Queensland researchers have been admitted to The Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) in recognition of their research strengths in social sciences.
Business/Economics
23.09.2016
Ariane: quality boost
ESA Space in Videos ESA Web-TV Watch in: MP4 (30.99 MB) SOURCE MP4 (136.01 MB) Ariane 5?s powerful solid rocket booster is the largest produced in Europe generating 700 tonnes of thrust for liftoff.
Business/Economics
23.09.2016
Rebranding the right: Republicans, and the republic, post-election
Rebranding the right: Republicans, and the republic, post-election
The Tea Party is dead, long live the "T” Party. That's T , as in Trump. Win or lose, Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign has served up a new blend of right-wing populism, strained through the alt-right fever swamps and repackaged under the Trump brand.
Business/Economics - Computer Science/Telecom
22.09.2016
Opening up Science
Opening up Science
Campus news The EuroTech Universities Alliance calls on the EU for sufficient long-term funding for Open Science models which transcend disciplinary boundaries, national borders and engage a wider range of societal actors.
Life Sciences - Business/Economics
22.09.2016
Gaps in data place thousands of illegally traded wild animals at risk, say researchers
The fate of over 64,000 live wild animals officially reported to have been confiscated by enforcement agencies remains untraceable, according to a new report released by the University of Oxford Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) and World Animal Protection. Between 2010 and 2014, more than 64,000 live wild animals were officially reported as seized by wildlife enforcement agencies according to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) trade database.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
22.09.2016
Floods severely affect children and young people: it’s time to stop ignoring their experience
Research with flood-affected children reveals serious impacts on well-being but also a desire to take on a role in flood risk management.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
22.09.2016
Novel Novartis malaria compound shows potential to be effective against infections resistant to all currently available antimalarial drugs
Results published in the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrate that KAF156 shows activity against blood and liver stages of malaria parasites, including artemisinin-resistant parasites   KAF156, currently in phase IIb, is the first compound from a novel class of antimalarials known as imidazolopiperazines   Antimalarials with new mechanisms of action are urgently needed to tackle emerging parasite resistance to current therapies; Novartis
Mathematics - Business/Economics
21.09.2016
Next generation of statistical tools to be developed for the big data age
Statisticians are developing new ways to interpret the unprecedented amounts of data being generated continuously all around us.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
21.09.2016
Study identifies different ways to help social businesses grow
New study identifies four strategies and two key methods for scaling up social businesses in developing countries in order to meet the unmet needs of more than four billion people.
Business/Economics - Computer Science/Telecom
21.09.2016
New masters degree to answer the big data questions
New masters degree to answer the big data questions
Whether we are aware of it or not, data is all around us. But what role does big data play in our lives and how could it help create a better world?
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
21.09.2016
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
21.09.2016
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
20.09.2016
Good Reference, Great Match
[l-r] Hank Hwang and Kartik Mandaville Your resume may impress employers, but referrals gain their trust.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
20.09.2016
3Q: Kerry Emanuel on a Parexit? and the serious risks of climate change
3Q: Kerry Emanuel on a Parexit? and the serious risks of climate change
This May, in a speech at an oil and natural gas conference in North Dakota, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump pledged, if elected, to cancel the Paris Agreement on climate change that was
Business/Economics
20.09.2016
Federal automated vehicle guidelines: U-Michigan statement
ANN ARBOR'The U.S. Department of Transportation announced today its Federal Automated Vehicles Policy, intended to facilitate the responsible introduction of automated vehicles to make transportation safer, cleaner, more accessible and more efficient.
Business/Economics
20.09.2016
Nine Innovative Approaches That Utilities are Using to Plan for Increased Rooftop Solar
Nine Innovative Approaches That Utilities are Using to Plan for Increased Rooftop Solar
Berkeley Lab-led report offers a comparative analysis of roughly 30 recent utility integrated resource plans or other generation planning studies, transmission planning studies, and distribution syst
Politics - Business/Economics
20.09.2016
Time to adjust U.S. national security strategy amid unraveling of global order
The United States can lead by democratic example, not imposition; invest in the international order and help it adapt to new challenges; and adopt a flexible, efficient approach to using military assets against an expanding array of threats, Stanford political scientist Amy Zegart says.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
19.09.2016
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
19.09.2016
UW-Madison among top universities for VC-backed entrepreneurs
UW-Madison ranked 14 th worldwide among universities in a new report measuring how many graduates became entrepreneurs backed by venture capital.
Physics/Materials Science - Business/Economics
19.09.2016
Risk of another Chernobyl or Fukushima type accident plausible, experts say
Risk of another Chernobyl or Fukushima type accident plausible, experts say
Risk of another Chernobyl or Fukushima type accident plausible, experts say Biggest-ever statistical analysis of historical accidents suggests that nuclear power is an underappreciated extreme risk a
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics - Business/Economics
16.09.2016
Digital photography: The future of small-scale manufacturing?
Andrew Bellows, a graduate student in mechanical engineering, takes photos of a bottle opener from different angles in order to generate a point cloud from which the object can be 3D-printed.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
16.09.2016
Top Northern universities’ impact double that of Premier League
The value to the economy of the eight most research-intensive universities in the Northern Powerhouse region is almost double that of the entire Premier League, a report reveals.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
15.09.2016
Novartis presents new positive data at EHMTIC showing AMG 334 significantly reduces monthly migraine days in chronic migraine
Detailed results from Phase II study in chronic migraine prevention showed patients on AMG 334 (erenumab) were significantly more likely to experience a 50% or more reduction in monthly migraine days compared to placebo   Chronic migraine is the most disabling form of the disease, and is associated with substantial personal pain and disability, and financial cost to society ,   AMG 334 is being co-developed by Novartis and Amgen for the preventi
Business/Economics - Environment/Sustainable Development
15.09.2016
Calculating the financial risks of renewable energy
Calculating the financial risks of renewable energy
For investors, deciding whether to invest money into renewable-energy projects can be difficult. The issue is volatility: Wind-powered energy production, for instance, changes annually - and even weekly or daily ? which creates uncertainty and investment risks.
Physics/Materials Science - Business/Economics
15.09.2016
Tame your Oobleck: Researchers able to control thickening
Shear thickening - the increase of a liquid's viscosity through applied force - is a well-known phenomenon.
Life Sciences - Business/Economics
13.09.2016
Techfest Munich?: New technology in 72 hours
Techfest Munich?: New technology in 72 hours
TUM in den Medien Develop and build a new technology product in just three days - that was the challenge facing around 300 participants at the first 'Techfest Munich? last weekend.
Business/Economics
13.09.2016
Artificially-intelligent cleaning system could save food manufacturers £100m a year
The University of Nottingham is developing an artificially-intelligent sensor system to clean food manufacturing equipment more precisely, which could save £100m a year for the UK industry alone.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
13.09.2016
Embrace equity to win on climate goals
By Carol Zabin and Manuel Pastor California has taken a historic stride by setting the next generation of targets for greenhouse gas emissions cuts - and in the process, a new political coalition has
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
12.09.2016
Startups show promise, progress at Demo Day
Startups show promise, progress at Demo Day
Earning early customers and funding, and building a product, can be difficult for fledgling startups.
Business/Economics
12.09.2016
Big pants: not just for Bridget Jones
Bridget Jones first showed us her “absolutely enormous panties” 15 years ago - and since then, global sales of support pants have soared, according to joint research by WMG at the University of Warwick and the University of Moratuwa in Sri Lanka.
Business/Economics
12.09.2016
UK Competitiveness Index
The UK's economic competitiveness continues to be driven by businesses located largely in London and the South East of England.
Business/Economics
12.09.2016
China’s infrastructure investments ’threaten its economic growth’
A new study by the Saïd Business School finds that low-quality infrastructure investments pose significant risks to the Chinese and the global economy. It argues that over half of the infrastructure investments in China have destroyed rather than generated economic value.   The study authored by Atif Ansar, Bent Flyvbjerg, Alexander Budzier and Daniel Lunn is based on the largest dataset of its kind.
Business/Economics
09.09.2016
Report highlights economy boosting Lancaster University programme
A new report highlights the economic and political impact of a ground-breaking Lancaster University programme.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
09.09.2016
Johnese Spisso, CEO of UCLA Hospital System, on raising the bar
Ann Johansson/UCLA Johnese Spisso has devoted her career to building world-class health care organizations.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
09.09.2016
City of San Francisco and UC Berkeley to continue collaborating on ’smart cities’
This year's bid by San Francisco and UC Berkeley to win the U.S.
Earth Sciences - Business/Economics
08.09.2016
Jurassic terror is coming to Nottingham
One of the most terrifying dinosaurs of the Jurassic age is coming to Nottingham next summer. Standing 3 metres high and over 7 metres long, the fearsome Sinraptor used its long legs and sharp claws to move quickly through the undergrowth to catch unsuspecting prey.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
08.09.2016
Climate change not just a concern for the future, researchers warn
A new study  published today in the journal Science by researchers at UC Berkeley demonstrates that while the effects of future climate change will be significant, the social and economic impacts of our current climate today are often just as severe.
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
08.09.2016
Surrounded by questions
Surrounded by questions
Most PhD projects require great commitment, and Nils Wernerfelt's is no exception. Last year, when he suddenly received the opportunity to collaborate with researchers at Facebook, he flew out on a week's notice to San Francisco and has been living out of his suitcase, sleeping on friends?
Business/Economics
07.09.2016
Industry meets science
Industry meets science
A record number of visitors attended this year's Industry Day. Around 550 representatives from industry and business met with scientists for a lively debate on the Hönggerberg.
Chemistry - Business/Economics
07.09.2016
New applications for ultracapacitors
New applications for ultracapacitors
Devices called ultracapacitors have recently become attractive forms of energy storage: They recharge in seconds, have very long lifespans, work with close to 100 percent efficiency, and are much lighter and less volatile than batteries.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
06.09.2016
Super-efficient solar air-conditioning to cut energy use by 50 per cent
The University of Nottingham is developing a solar air-conditioning system that cuts electricity consumption by up to 50 per cent compared to the conventional vapour compression (VC) system.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
06.09.2016
In search of energy-efficient comfort through ’smart’ ceiling fans and thermostats
A research team led by the University of California, Berkeley's Center for the Built Environment (CBE) will develop ways to integrate commercially available ‘smart' ceiling fans and communicati
Mathematics - Business/Economics
06.09.2016
Should we sample time series more frequently?
Should we sample time series more frequently?
A team of statisticians from the Universities of Bristol and Southampton and the Office for National Statistics have been chosen to present a prestigious Read (Discussion) Paper at a plenary session of the Royal Statistical Society's international conference in Manchester today (Tuesday, September 6).
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
06.09.2016
Geothermal project could warm campus, expand energy study
Cornell is pursuing a project that has the potential to eliminate an estimated 82,000 metric tons of carbon from its annual footprint and establish one of the country's most advanced geothermal syste
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
05.09.2016
Young people exposed to vaping ads less likely to think occasional smoking is bad for health
Exposure to advertisements for e-cigarettes may decrease the perceived health risks of occasional tobacco smoking, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge, prompting concern that this may lead more young people to experiment with smoking. While we can be optimistic that the adverts don't seem to make tobacco smoking more appealing to young people, they do appear to make occasional smoking seem less harmful.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
05.09.2016
Scene-Referred: next generation video to be unveiled at IBC Amsterdam
The next generation of “Scene-Referred” High Dynamic Range (SR-HDR) video, developed by a European consortium led by WMG at the University of Warwick, will be demonstrated publicly for the first time at this year's International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam. Researchers who have seen this technology in the lab claim that SR-HDR represents the biggest step forward since the emergence of colour and is the ultimate destination for the first examples of HDR which are currently emerging on the consumer market.
Mathematics - Business/Economics
05.09.2016
No need for rates to fall further- Shadow RBA
Australia's official interest rates have gone as low as they need to and should remain on hold in September, the ANU RBA Shadow Board has found.
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