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Media - 13.07.2018

Environment - Media - 11.07.2018
Arctic bound to take micropollutant samples
This summer JoŽlle Perreten, who has just completed her Bachelor's degree at EPFL, will collect permafrost samples in the Arctic as part of the Swiss Arctic Project.

Careers / Employment - Media - 11.07.2018
How one question led to new Stanford archive
A new archive at the Stanford University Libraries chronicles the work of successful multiracial designer and diversity advocate Cheryl D. Miller.

Media - Careers / Employment - 28.06.2018
Media freedom a priority
Journalism freedom fighter Professor Peter Greste is spearheading a unique research collaboration to protect media independence, the role of the media in democracy, and the safety of journalists.

Media - Politics - 13.06.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Media - 06.06.2018
Liftoff - Alexander Gerst returns to space
Liftoff - Alexander Gerst returns to space
Today at 11:12 GMT (13:12 CEST) ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst was launched into space alongside NASA astronaut Serena AuŮůn-Chancellor and Roscosmos commander Sergei Prokopyev in the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Media - 25.05.2018
Berkeley prof gets first-hand taste of fake news
Berkeley prof gets first-hand taste of fake news
Yuriy Gorodnichenko wants you to know that he appreciates the irony of his paper on how political information spreads across Twitter becoming a victim of..

Astronomy / Space Science - Media - 25.05.2018

Media - 11.05.2018
Teenagers shun homework for social media and video games
Teenagers shun homework for social media and video games
Teenagers are far more likely to spend their time on social media and gaming after school than they are to be doing homework, according to a new UCL-led study.

Media - 24.04.2018

Media - Medicine / Pharmacology - 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 / Telecom - 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 - Careers / Employment - 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 - Literature / Linguistics - 09.03.2018

Media - Literature / Linguistics - 09.03.2018

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 - 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 - Literature / Linguistics - 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 / Technology - 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 / Technology - 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

Media - Careers / Employment - 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 - Philosophy - 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 - Careers / Employment - 05.02.2018

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 - 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 / Forensics - 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

Media - Innovation / Technology - 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 / Materials Science - 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.
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