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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.
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 - Arts 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.
Media
19.10.2017
Distrust of Washington and Media Grows Since 2016 Election
AUSTIN, Texas - More Americans not only distrust the federal government, but also distrust the news media since the 2016 election.
Media
17.10.2017
Let’s Stop Blaming Mental Illness For Mass Shootings
In the aftermath of the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, words like "demented," "insane," "sick" and "madman" peppered official responses, media coverage and public speculation.
Sport Sciences - Media
13.10.2017
The Risk of "Unity" Is The Discomfort Will Be Swept Away
NFL owners have locked arms with players, and Jerry Jones took a knee.
Media
11.10.2017
Summer of Love language: Still compelling after all these years
Summer of Love language: Still compelling after all these years
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Environment/Sustainable Development - Media
10.10.2017
The 2015 Paris Climate Conference: For Germans, the intensive media coverage had a calming, not a mobilizing effect
The 2015 Paris Climate Conference: For Germans, the intensive media coverage had a calming, not a mobilizing effect
Media releases, information for representatives of the media Media Relations (E) The 2015 Paris Climate Conference was accompanied by extensive media coverage.
Media - Medicine/Pharmacology
29.09.2017
New podcast explores people, places behind the food we eat
New podcast explores people, places behind the food we eat
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Media - Social Sciences
28.09.2017
’Junk news’ concentrated in key US swing states before 2016 election
Voters in key swing states were exposed to larger amounts of 'junk news' in the run-up to the US presidential election last year. Voters in key swing states were exposed to larger amounts of 'junk news' in the run-up to the US presidential election last year, new research has shown.
Media - Law/Forensics
28.09.2017
Not Convicted, but Presumed Guilty
Not Convicted, but Presumed Guilty
How deeply anchored is the presumption of innocence in Europe? How are people accused of a crime portrayed in public, in the courtroom, and in the media? These are all questions at the heart of a new
Social Sciences - Media
27.09.2017
Study challenges ’slacktivism’ among young adults
ANN ARBOR-Young people who share social cause videos may actually be motivated to volunteer in the future, contrary to the popular image of them as "slacktivists.
Life Sciences - Media
25.09.2017
Scientists decode the genome of Fall Armyworm: a moth pest that is invading Africa
Scientists decode the genome of Fall Armyworm: a moth pest that is invading Africa
As part of an international consortium, INRA researchers, in partnership with the CEA and INRIA 1 , have sequenced one of the first genomes of a moth from the superfamily Noctuoidea: Spodoptera frugiperda , or armyworm.
Media - Computer Science/Telecom
25.09.2017
Spinout offers stock traders the chance to Scoop the competition
A University of Glasgow spinout company is harnessing the fast-moving world of social media to help traders make faster, smarter decisions about the stock market.
Media
20.09.2017
The Mü 31 is off the ground
The Mü 31 is off the ground
Campus news After nine years under construction the new prototype from the academic fliers' club Akaflieg Munich ("Akademischen Fliegergruppe München") took to the air for the first time at the Königsdorf airfield.
Life Sciences - Media
18.09.2017
Cattle are the next top (animal) model
Cattle are the next top (animal) model
The study of mutations underlying sporadic syndromes in cattle, which also occur in humans, offers an interesting alternative to laboratory animals for confirming the genetic aetiology of isolated clinical case reports and gaining insight into the molecular mechanisms involved.
Media - Social Sciences
18.09.2017
NSF Backs Research on Harvey Social Media Help Calls
Project will identify common themes, content types and language that disaster victims use in their calls for help A Texas National Guardsman carries a resident from her flooded home following Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Aug. 27, 2017. Photo by Lt. Zachary West/Army National Guard. AUSTIN, Texas - As Hurricane Harvey struck the Texas coast and inundated the Houston area with rain, residents of the assisted living facility La Vita Bella in Dickinson, Texas, had nowhere to turn as floodwaters began seeping into their facility.
Media - Social Sciences
18.09.2017
NSF Grant to Examine Social Media Help Calls During Harvey
A Texas National Guardsman carries a resident from her flooded home following Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Aug.
Media - Administration/Government
14.09.2017
Media reform will reduce diversity and is just window dressing
The new media reform laws do nothing to address the underlying problem of an increasingly concentrated media landscape, argues Associate Professor Tim Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications.
Media
11.09.2017
New report highlights need to improve data on dead and missing migrants to better inform policy and public awareness
New report highlights need to improve data on dead and missing migrants to better inform policy and public awareness
A new report released today (Monday, 11 September) and co-edited by Bristol academic Ann Singleton has highlighted the global scale of deaths and disappearances of people lost during migration.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Media
11.09.2017
Adjuvant Tafinlar + Mekinist reduced the risk of disease recurrence by 53% in patients with resected BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma
Novartis Phase III study demonstrates adjuvant Tafinlar + Mekinist reduced the risk of disease recurrence by 53% in patients with resected BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma The three-year relapse
Astronomy - Media
07.09.2017
50 years of space exploration at the University of Bern
50 years of space exploration at the University of Bern
Media releases, information for representatives of the media Media Relations (E) This year, the University of Bern celebrates 50 years of space exploration.
Media
28.08.2017
Home prices up, supply down in second quarter of 2017
Home prices up, supply down in second quarter of 2017
Washington state's housing market showed the continuing effects of high demand in the second quarter of 2017, according to the Washington Center for Real Estate Research at the University of Washingt
Media - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
25.08.2017
Drones relay RFID signals for inventory control
Drones relay RFID signals for inventory control
Radio frequency ID tags were supposed to revolutionize supply chain management.
Media
12.08.2017
King's statement on 'unconditional' offers reports
King's College London statement regarding media reports on ‘unconditional' offers.
Media
11.08.2017
Reading Welsh ’associated with school’
The challenges of engaging young readers in Welsh will be highlighted in new Cardiff University research, commissioned by the Welsh Books Council, at the National Eisteddfod.
Media - Psychology
10.08.2017
Taboo words' impact mediated by context, listeners' likelihood of being offended
Taboo words’ impact mediated by context, listeners’ likelihood of being offended
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Taboo words provoke certain responses in readers' heart rates and brains, diminishing their attention and memory, research has shown. A new paper by scholars at the University of Illinois suggests that the physiological and psychological effects of profanity and other taboo words on people who read or hear them may be due largely - but not entirely - to the context and individual audience members' likelihood of being offended.
Media - Medicine/Pharmacology
07.08.2017
Media portrayals of pregnant women, new moms unrealistic, study says
Media portrayals of pregnant women, new moms unrealistic, study says
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Whether it's a pregnant character on a TV show or a photo spread heralding a celebrity's rapid recovery of her pre-pregnancy physique, media portrayals of pregnant and postpartum women tend to be unrealistic, women said in a new study.
Media - Event
06.08.2017
Honorary doctorates celebrate journalism
To celebrate excellence in Australian journalism, six leading journalists have been awarded Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) degrees by the University of Sydney.
Media - Careers/Employment
04.08.2017
Anglesey and the Assembly
Welsh Assembly Member and former broadcaster Rhun ap Iorwerth will be talking about Brexit, Anglesey and the future direction of Welsh politics in a joint ITV Cymru Wales-Cardiff University session at the National Eisteddfod next week.
Media
03.08.2017
Is Wales portrayed fairly on TV?
Three of Welsh television's most influential decision makers will examine whether Wales is portrayed fairly on TV, at a Cardiff University debate at the National Eisteddfod.
Computer Science/Telecom - Media
01.08.2017
Stanford scholar analyzes responses to algorithms in journalism, criminal justice
In a recent study, Assistant Professor of communication Angèle Christin finds a gap between intended and actual uses of algorithmic tools in journalism and criminal justice fields. Advanced algorithms shape and guide our every step in the online world. They are also increasingly penetrating everyday life as more sectors of society, from finance and health care to human resources and criminal justice, incorporate them into daily decision-making.
Event - Media
27.07.2017
Walkley win for UQ graduate
Walkley win for UQ graduate
University of Queensland graduate Carl Smith has been recognised at the 2017 Walkley Awards in the category of Young Journalist of the Year (longform), for his radio series Bionic Bodies .
Media
26.07.2017
What can fans of 'Doctor Who' expect with a woman in the lead role?
What can fans of ’Doctor Who’ expect with a woman in the lead role?
The long-running British science fiction show “Doctor Who” - about a time-traveling alien who explores the universe - recently announced that a woman will play the Doctor for the first time.
Sport Sciences - Media
14.07.2017
Women have to 'prove they are sports fans'
Women have to ’prove they are sports fans’
Female sports fans struggle to be taken seriously and feel they are regarded as being less committed than male fans, according to research by Dr Stacey Pope , who answers some questions about her findings below.
History/Archeology - Media
05.07.2017
Researchers use Kinect to scan T. rex skull
Researchers use Kinect to scan T. rex skull
Last year, a team of forensic dentists got authorization to perform a 3-D scan of the prized Tyrannosaurus rex skull at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, in an effort to try to explain some strange holes in the jawbone.
Media - Social Sciences
04.07.2017
Life Sciences - Media
23.06.2017
Omega-3 essential for the brain from adolescence into adulthood
Omega-3 essential for the brain from adolescence into adulthood
Omega-3 fatty acids are crucial for the brain. Deficiency in these acids can lead to depressive mood.
Media
22.06.2017
Supporting young journalists
The Sue Lloyd Roberts Scholarship - designed to support the training of young journalists at Cardiff University's School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies - has received a £50,000 donation from the BBC.
Astronomy - Media
20.06.2017
Switzerland in pole position in ESA’s new mission
Media releases, information for representatives of the media Media Relations (E) PLATO, the largest European exoplanet research mission, was adopted on 20 June 2017 by the European Space Agency at the ESA Scientific Programs Committee meeting. The Universities of Bern and Geneva are heavily involved in this mission, which should enable astronomers to discover and characterize planets the size of the Earth and the "super 'Earths" that orbit around solar type stars in their habitable zone.
Media - Social Sciences
20.06.2017
The social media economy benefits few, new book suggests
Fashion bloggers and Instagrammers seem to enjoy a coveted lifestyle, with jet-setting to exotic locales, couture clothing furnished by designers and countless other caption-worthy experiences.
Media - Careers/Employment
20.06.2017
Media
16.06.2017
Addition of new maths app equals better learning for children
A nationwide research project has been awarded to the University of Nottingham to find out if a specially designed maths app can improve learning and potentially transform the way maths is taught to 4-6 year olds.
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