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Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
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Three years to safeguard the climate
Lancaster's Professor Gail Whiteman joins a coalition of scientists and world leaders to issue a six-point plan ahead of next month's G20 summit.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
29.06.2017
Global success story returns to his roots
Global success story returns to his roots
He sold a stake in his business to Nine Entertainment for $35 million and now Alborz Fallah has become The University of Queensland's Entrepreneur in Residence.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
29.06.2017
Investigating the trap of unemployment
Investigating the trap of unemployment
Sitting at a computer screen in a windowless office, a third-year MIT PhD economics student from Paris looks at the latest numbers on France's unemployment rate.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
29.06.2017
Fallah kazam! Global success story returns to his roots
Fallah kazam! Global success story returns to his roots
He sold a stake in his business to Nine Entertainment for $35 million and now Alborz Fallah has become The University of Queensland's Entrepreneur in Residence.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
27.06.2017
U-M launches summer jobs program for young adults
ANN ARBOR'Forty-five young adults from across Washtenaw County will begin summer work today at the University of Michigan.
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
27.06.2017
More security in cyberspace
More security in cyberspace
At yesterday's Cyber Risks Summit at ETH Zurich, international experts discussed and presented the latest scientific and technological approaches for effectively protecting society from the dangers of cyberspace.
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
27.06.2017
Q&A: Running a company in an era of ‘crazy technological progress'
Q&A: Running a company in an era of ‘crazy technological progress’
How do ongoing advances in technology affect business management? That's the question the prolific writing duo of Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee pose in their new book, ‘Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing our Digital Future,' being published on June 27 by W.W. Norton.
Business/Economics - Politics
26.06.2017
Kaushik Basu leads International Economic Association
Kaushik Basu, the C. Marks Professor of International Studies and professor of economics in the College of Arts and Sciences, began his three-year term as president of the International Economic Association (IEA) June 23.
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
26.06.2017
Cracking the code: Why aren't more women majoring in computer science?
Cracking the code: Why aren’t more women majoring in computer science?
Close your eyes and picture a computer science college student. In all likelihood, you imagined a male.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
26.06.2017
Scholars assess threats to civilization, life on Earth
Scholars assess threats to civilization, life on Earth
A serious look at existential and catastrophic risks hosted by UCLA's Garrick Institute for the Risk Sciences UCLA Engineering Some 40 scholars from around the world gathered last spring at UCLA
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
26.06.2017
Philosophy - Business/Economics
23.06.2017
‘Programmers should not decide who lives and who dies'
‘Programmers should not decide who lives and who dies’
Research news What and how will tomorrow's self-driving cars be allowed to decide for themselves' Tasked by the German government, an ethics commission has now drawn up guidelines to regulate these questions.
Business/Economics - Agronomy/Food Science
23.06.2017
N.Y. honeybees stung hard by varroa mite, researchers find
A small mite is causing big trouble for New York's honeybee population and putting in peril the fruit and vegetable crops that depend on these pollinators. Other beekeeper team findings ‘ A study of 30 apple orchards revealed a high level of pesticide exposure (five acute cases, 22 chronic). The majority of the high-risk insecticides appear to be coming not from the apples or the pollen that bees are collecting from the apples, but from wildflowers surrounding the orchards, which points to a potential issue in grower spray practices.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
22.06.2017
CEOs sleep out at University of Melbourne’s iconic underground carpark to help homeless
The University of Melbourne will welcome 223 of Victoria's most influential business and community leaders to the iconic South Lawn Underground Carpark tonight for the 12th annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout.
Business/Economics
21.06.2017
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
21.06.2017
Crucial that Brexit talks resolve issue of UK/EU citizens' rights, expert says
Crucial that Brexit talks resolve issue of UK/EU citizens’ rights, expert says
Crucial that Brexit talks resolve issue of UK/EU citizens' rights, expert says (21 June 2017) As Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU continue, one of the key areas for discussion will be citizens' rights.
Law/Forensics - Business/Economics
21.06.2017
Violent crime increases in right-to-carry states
Stanford Law School Professor John Donohue found that states that adopted right-to-carry laws have experienced a 13 to 15 percent increase in violent crime in the 10 years after enacting those laws. States that have enacted right-to-carry (RTC) concealed handgun laws have experienced higher rates of violent crime than states that did not adopt those laws, according to a Stanford scholar.
Business/Economics - Environment/Sustainable Development
21.06.2017
Women step into start-up spotlight at ilab UQ
Women step into start-up spotlight at ilab UQ
Women are rising to the start-up challenge, with half the early stage companies in the latest ilab UQ Germinate accelerator program led by female founders.
Astronomy - Business/Economics
20.06.2017
Hayes, Kinzler recognized by World Economic Forum
Alexander Hayes ‘03, M.Eng '03, assistant professor of astronomy, and Katherine Kinzler , associate professor of psychology and human development, are among 52 scientists under the age of 40 na
Business/Economics
20.06.2017
Watching cities grow
Watching cities grow
Campus news Every year, the World Economic Forum (WEF) publishes a list of 30 promising young tech companies.
Business/Economics
20.06.2017
Americans continue to favor light trucks over cars
ANN ARBOR?Americans love their pickup trucks, SUVs and minivans'as long as they believe they can afford them, a new University of Michigan study confirms.
Business/Economics
19.06.2017
Energy demand reduction will be top of the agenda
Energy demand reduction will be top of the agenda
Energy demand reduction will be top of the agenda when Lancaster University hosts a ‘gala' event for the nation's end use energy demand research centres in July.
Business/Economics
19.06.2017
A cornerstone of Allston innovation
† Western Avenue in Allston has been a hub of development in recent† years. In addition to new facilities at† Harvard Business School †and innovation labs dotting the corridor, the progress being made on Harvard's Science and Engineering Complex is a clear reminder of big things still to come.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
19.06.2017
We are much more unique than assumed
We are much more unique than assumed
Campus news Hire acquaintances or a grueling recruiting campaign: How do start-ups find their first employees' What makes them attractive when they can‘t offer much in terms of pay' Does a start-up boss have to hold an impassioned speech at least once every week?
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
19.06.2017
Keeping California‚? s Natural Gas System Safe
Keeping California‚? s Natural Gas System Safe
The massive natural gas leak at Aliso Canyon shined a light on California‚?‘s aging natural gas infrastructure.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
16.06.2017
Rev startup teams go from ’napkin to prototype’
From left, Micheal Eaton '18, Darren Tsai '20 and In Shik Lee, guest instructor, at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works‚?- Hardware Accelerator.
Business/Economics
16.06.2017
University of Sussex leads community clean-up of Riley Road
University of Sussex leads community clean-up of Riley Road
University of Sussex leads community clean-up of Riley Road University of Sussex staff and students led a clean-up this week of a residential street in the Bevendean area of Brighton.
Earth Sciences - Business/Economics
16.06.2017
A new view of the world
A new view of the world
The Swiss World Atlas has been published in a completely revised new edition. In addition to the usual topographic relief maps, it also contains maps on current global issues such as the environment, energy and conflicts. Since 1910, the Swiss World Atlas has accompanied generations of secondary school pupils through their geography lessons, conveying not only a comprehensive picture of the earth, but also the specific geography of Switzerland.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
15.06.2017
Index highlights innovation advances in Europe, Africa
Soumitra Dutta, right, dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, and Bruno Lanvin, left, executive director for Global Indices at INSEAD, co-edited the 2017 Global Innovation Index.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
14.06.2017
ANU 2016 Annual report: Building on 70 years of success
The ANU 2016 Annual Report, tabled in Parliament today, acknowledged the University's achievements over seven decades and pointed to the major successes in research and education in 2016.
Physics/Materials Science - Business/Economics
14.06.2017
From the garage to the world
In 1999, PSI researchers founded the spin-off firm SwissNeutronics. Today the company has a staff of 15, sells high-precision components to research institutions all over the world, and still is based in the small town of Klingnau – not far from PSI.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
14.06.2017
Take your medicine: how research into supply chains will help you take care of yourself
Take your medicine: how research into supply chains will help you take care of yourself
Researchers are working with pharmaceutical companies to make improvements across the whole supply chain, from how a pill is made to the moment it is swallowed by the patient.
Mathematics - Business/Economics
14.06.2017
En route to a data-driven solution
Getting around Boston can be tricky. For many people, hopping onto one of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) buses that crisscross the metro area is often the easiest way to get from point A to point B. For the MBTA, effectively forecasting revenue is not quite so simple.
Politics - Business/Economics
14.06.2017
Testing the metrics
Testing the metrics
In recent years, 14 states in the U.S. have begun assessing teachers and schools using Value-Added Models, or VAMs. The idea is simple enough: A VAM looks at year-to-year changes in standardized test scores among students, and rates those students‚?- teachers and schools accordingly. When students are found to improve or regress, teachers and schools get the credit or the blame.
Business/Economics - Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering
14.06.2017
Tesla lost $700 million last year, so why is its valuation $60 billion?
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Business/Economics
13.06.2017
Skipped classes add up‚? more than it seems, Stanford researchers say
When it comes to studying absenteeism, almost all research has focused on students who miss a full day of school, not a class here and there.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
13.06.2017
Economic recovery elusive after natural disasters
Economic recovery elusive after natural disasters
ANN ARBOR‚??Devastation from natural disasters large and small take lives and destroy property, and new research shows they can have lasting negative economic effects on communities.
Business/Economics - Politics
12.06.2017
Business/Economics - Politics
12.06.2017
State Budget - UQ Experts available
State Budget - UQ Experts available
The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to talk to media in relation to the Queensland Government Budget.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
12.06.2017
Fracturing social networks among business elites empower shareholder activism
Fracturing social networks among business elites empower shareholder activism
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — By mounting high-profile campaigns that have successfully unseated corporate titans and won shareholder-friendly reforms, activist investors have become increasingly successful in agitating for change in publicly held companies.
Politics - Business/Economics
09.06.2017
King's experts react to the General Election result
Experts from across King's have been commenting on the outcome of the June 2017 General Election: Dr Russell Foster , Department of European and International Studies, said: ‘ Theresa May's weak leadership means her gamble has failed badly.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
09.06.2017
Hybrid membrane creates a stir on the global market
Hybrid membrane creates a stir on the global market
ETH Professor Raffaele Mezzenga and his senior researcher Sreenath Bolisetty have developed a filter membrane that efficiently removes heavy metals and other toxic substances from water. Strong demand for the new technology has encouraged them to set up a new ETH spin-off, BluAct Technologies. The news story made a big splash: in January 2016 ETH researchers Professor Raffaele Mezzenga and his senior researcher Sreenath Bolisetty published a study about an innovative type of membrane developed in their laboratory.
Business/Economics - Environment/Sustainable Development
09.06.2017
Finkel Review - UQ Experts available
Finkel Review - UQ Experts available
The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to talk to journalists on Dr Alan Finkel's Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
09.06.2017
We Need to Take a Hard Look at Child Support Policies
Men today know that there are many ways to be a good father, but child custody and child support policies judge fathers in one narrow way: money.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
08.06.2017
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
07.06.2017
Hacking apparel becomes lucrative business for alumni
Hacking apparel becomes lucrative business for alumni
Gihan Amarasiriwardena ‚?‘11 has always been a hacker, but not the traditional kind: He hacks clothing and outdoor gear.
Event - Business/Economics
07.06.2017
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
06.06.2017
Stanford scholars discuss infrastructure
Stanford scholars Frank Fukuyama and Raymond Levitt discuss how and where federal dollars should be allocated to enhance the nation‚??s aging and distressed infrastructure.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
06.06.2017
Poverty fighters find new ways to educate and collaborate
Tom Hirschl, professor of development sociology and co-chair of the Program Work Team on Poverty and Economic Hardship, demonstrates his poverty calculator to other team members.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
06.06.2017
Opinion: Are universities ready for a new kind of science?
Opinion: Are universities ready for a new kind of science?
Is the knowledge and scholarship that universities produce relevant to the problems the world faces' In a new essay co-authored with an international group of researchers, Dr Bhaskar Vira of the Unive
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