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Government urged to take bolder action to tackle growing health inequalities

As Rishi Sunak plans to charge NHS patients £10 for ‘no-shows’, reports show a growing disparity in access to healthcare and growing health inequality across the UK. In another policy aimed at courting Tory members, the former chancellor has announced plans fine people for missing appointments with their GP in …

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As rents and mortgage payments rise, is multigenerational living the secret to thriving in these tough economic times?

Considering the possibility of taking out a large mortgage to buy a house they could barely afford, Luke Saliba and his wife Claire Gooch decided to try something different. Instead, the young couple moved in with Claire’s mother, Sylvia, and took out a much smaller mortgage to renovate her home. …

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Pandemic disruption continues in first year of exams since 2019 – FE News

MORE THAN ONE IN 5 LEVEL A STUDENTS HAVE MISSED MORE THAN 20 DAYS OF SCHOOL DUE TO COVID-19 IN PREPARATION FOR EXAMS THIS YEAR As students take the first national exams since 2019, 72% of teachers believe the achievement gap between the poorest students and their classmates will widen …

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Joburg City Sepadi, Architect of Women’s Empowerment

The vibrant Mercy Sepadi, 29, Chief Operating Officer of Region F’s Environmental Health Branch, is among the Mail & Guardian (M&G) newspaper’s 200 highly acclaimed young South African leaders to watch in 2022. Every year , the investigative weekly asks its readers to name young people under the age of …

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Cost estimates for the constitutional convention in Alaska vary widely

(Krisanapong Detraphiphat/Getty Images) In November, voters will be asked whether or not to call a constitutional convention, which could pave the way for changes to the Alaska state constitution. If Alaskans vote “yes,” cost estimates for hosting a convention range from a few million dollars to $20 million. One Republican …

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The ambitious quest to map every cell in our body

So to tackle the problem, a consortium of scientists (as part of the Human Cell Atlas project) analyzed around 70,000 cells from the placenta and uterine lining of women who had terminated their pregnancy between six and 14 weeks. The placenta is the organ through which nutrients and gases travel …

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Endometriosis may increase risk of stroke, study finds

About 1 in 10 women have endometriosis, a chronic condition in which tissue from the lining of the womb grows outside the uterus on other organs. Endometriosis, which occurs in women of childbearing age, is often painful and can cause fertility problems – and it has long been considered purely …

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Job: Data and Partnerships Manager/Director at One Acre Fund

ABOUT AN ACRE FUND Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund provides 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms much more productive. Our team of over 8,000 people come from a variety of backgrounds and professions. With operations in six key countries in Africa, …

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Small changes could close communication and cultural gaps for people from refugee backgrounds who need disability support

Persons with disabilities and their family members from non-English speaking refugee backgrounds face language and communication barriers when trying to access services, including the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Some of these obstacles are encountered by all migrants from non-English speaking backgrounds. But the problems of this group are further …

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Proportion of youth at a healthy weight try

The proportion of young people of healthy weight in England trying to lose weight has almost tripled, from around 1 in 20 to almost 1 in 7, reveals an analysis of 20 years of annual health survey data, published in line in Archives of childhood illnesses. But reported slimming attempts …

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Stone flaying by juvenile snubs in Kashmir: study

In a major sign of improvement in the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, the valley has seen a drop in rock-bombing incidents since the repeal of the then state’s special status, a study has found. The study by Dr Asima Hassan of the University of Kashmir reveals that in 2020, …

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Rise in obesity among pregnant women in South Africa

The prevalence of overweight and obesity tends to be higher among women from more affluent socioeconomic backgrounds than among their counterparts from poorer backgrounds. Photo: iStock NEW There is an increase in obesity among women of reproductive age in South Africa. This is revealed in a recent study by Mweete …

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A review of seismo-electromagnetic research i

image: The apparent resistivity (ρa) begins to increase in a pulsating fashion about three months before the March 27, 2017 Yangbi MS5.1 earthquake at the DAL station (epicenter 32 km). It reaches its maximum magnitude 15 days before the earthquake, then decreases to its background value 3 days before the …

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Denby Fawcett: The Lonely Backgrounds That Trigger Mass Shooters

Hawaii’s most infamous mass shooting happened 22 years ago. Although that massacre seems a distant memory, week after week we are saddened by public massacres elsewhere, the repeated shock of hearing about murderers killing multiple victims, often strangers, often helpless children. Public shootings have become so common that the flags …

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A scientific study suggests that video games stimulate intelligence…

Many parents feel guilty when their children play video games for hours. Some even worry that it will make their children less intelligent. And, indeed, it is a subject on which scientists have clashed for years. In our new study, we investigated how video games affect children’s minds, by interviewing …

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Elite people increasingly dominate academia in the United States

First-generation scholars have always been rare. Now they are disappearing. July 8, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. EDT (John Bulmer/Popperfoto/Getty Images) Comment this story Comment To understand the critical issues facing the U.S. economy — runaway inflation, labor shortages, and possibly a looming recession — researchers need to understand human behavior. …

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Ukrainian mathematician wins Fields Medal

Hello Nature readers, would you like to receive this Briefing in your inbox for free every day? register here Maryna Viazovska is known for her work on packing spheres.Credit: Fred Merz (CC-BY-SA) Ukrainian number theorist Maryna Viazovska is among four winners of the 2022 Fields Medals, one of the highest …

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A pawnshop association tried to block research into the industry

A representative body of licensed lenders in Ireland has tried to prevent the public from finding out about its opposition to government plans to impose a cap on the interest rate its members could charge borrowers. The Consumer Credit Association (CCA) also objected to the publication of a document which …

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Coronavirus pandemic has led to more ‘microwork’ – study shows

The coronavirus pandemic has led to more people choosing to become “microworkers”, according to a new study. The use of digital platforms to get paid for short tasks such as coding, translation, surveys and image identification has provided new opportunities for workers to participate in the labor market, but has …

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UC Davis is creating a new path to medical school that starts at a community college

(SACRAMENTO) UC Davis received a $1.8 million grant to create a strong pre-med track for rural college students. This is the university’s latest initiative to increase the number of primary care physicians in underserved areas of Northern California. The new pathway, known as Avenue M (the M is for medicine), …

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Lecturer: New Generation of Academics Program (nGAP) (Department of Architecture) work with UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG

Introduction The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a dynamic and cosmopolitan university, rooted in Africa and driven by a powerful strategy focused on achieving Global Excellence and Stature (GES). With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainability, and strategic partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice. The University is guided …

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UArizona, Global Resilience Partnership and U.S. Agency for International Development come together to advance resilience measurement

Over the past decade, resilience has continued to be established as an analytical, programmatic and organizing concept in development discourse and practice. With this in mind, approaches to measuring resilience have proliferated, resulting in a nascent evidence base on both the impact of resilience programming and the sources of resilience …

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Singapore students work with NASA astronauts to design space experiments at Mission Discovery

Singapore students work with NASA astronauts to design space experiments at Mission Discovery Press release from: Singapore Discovery Mission Posted: Tuesday June 21st 2022 Mission Discovery Singapore is back and offers high school students a unique chance to team up with 3 NASA Rockstar astronauts to do something amazing. Students …

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Strong Community Support, Conducive Learning Environment: Why do new graduates and mid-career professionals enroll in this medical school?

Students undergo training in the simulation rooms of the Clinical Performance Center where they develop knowledge, skills and attitudes by interacting with actors playing the role of patients or computerized mannequins that reproduce real scenarios. Being able to apply theoretical knowledge in a clinical environment at an early stage helps …

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College of Engineering Partners with Regional Leaders at 2022 UP.Summit Community Day

The MS in Operations Management program was invited to collaborate with the U of A Economic Development Division for the 2022 UP.Summit Community Day held on June 5th at Thaden Fieldhouse in Bentonville. This one-day event focused on the future of transportation and advanced air mobility while showcasing the latest …

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Penn Nursing Launches New Online Master of Science in Nutritional Science

Newswise – PHILADELPHIA (June 14, 2022) – The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) is launching a new online Master of Science in Nutritional Science (MSNS) program. The 10-course interdisciplinary program has been in the works for 25 years. The MSNS will foster a formidable foundation in nutritional …

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Book Review: Transnational Black Feminism and Qualitative Research: Black Women, Racialization and Migration by Tanja J. Burkhard

In Transnational Black Feminism and Qualitative Research: Black Women, Racialization and Migration, Tanja J. Burkhard explores transnational black feminism as a qualitative research framework that centers the narratives of black women. This book is a valuable resource for those committed to conducting more equitable research that disrupts extractive modes of …

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Intersectionality in healthcare

Importance of intersectionalityReal world issues without intersectionalityIntersectionality trainingBenefits of intersectionalityConclusionReferencesFurther reading Importance of intersectionality What is intersectionality? This relatively new term has to do with each individual’s unique experiences of discrimination and stigma, experiencing intersecting layers of oppression from different social identities. This could include race, gender, religion and class. …

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DVIDS – News – Acquisition Leaders Focus on Interdisciplinary Research at 19th Annual NPS Symposium

The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Acquisition Research Program (ARP) and the Naval Warfare Studies Institute (NWSI) hosted the 19th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium May 11-12. The annual symposium was again hosted virtually by NPS with the goal of opening the discussion on the future of acquisition to the widest possible …

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Research finds excessively high BMI is also linked to type 1 diabetes

*note that this article is published in Diabetologia at the same time as it is presented at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA* A new study published in Diabetologia and presented this year at the American Diabetes Association annual meeting in New Orleans, …

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Targeting inequalities requires behavior change

Ribbon Dhaliwal, MD, MPH Even though bias has no place in science and medicine, it is pervasive, especially in health care, making it a public health issue. Patients may face bias or discrimination when encountering doctors, resulting in lower screening rates or substandard care. However, the reverse is also true …

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How to make everyone have fun on the dancefloor

I grew up in a family where diversity and inclusion were very important. My family helped me understand that people come from all walks of life and everyone should feel welcome, and that we should consider others’ perspectives and be empathetic to their feelings and needs. So it’s something that …

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Presentation of the new M-TRAM program | News from the Department of Medicine

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new Stanford Master of Science in Translational Research and Applied Medicine (M-TRAM) starting in September 2022. This new graduate program will provide formalized training in the sciences of translational medicine, basic sciences to clinical investigation. The program will focus on developing …

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Five leadership skills for the future

From Covid-19 to conflict in Europe, from net zero to navigating the vagaries of digital disruption, the challenges facing organizations today, the chronic uncertainty in our operations, supply chains and markets are so complex that they require new ways of thinking and learning. These are adaptive challenges – problems that …

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Advocates turn to public health approach to tackle anti-Asian hatred

ABC News (NEW YORK) – Stop AAPI Hate has become a leading force in monitoring and countering the increase in anti-Asian attacks in communities across the country. The leaders of this group are reaching out to the California legislature to turn this community effort into legislation with its No Place …

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DEEP DEPTH: The FWCS Amp Lab: Inside the Build

FORT WAYNE, Indiana (WPTA) – Connectors. Creators. Innovators. Amplifiers. These are the kind of students that Fort Wayne Community Schools look forward to welcoming in August when they open the Amp Lab at Electric Works. Beginning next school year, FWCS’ Amp Lab will give 400 11th and 12th graders from …

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Postdoc in Data Science, Machine Learning applied to epidemiology and immunology

The Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) is a cutting-edge institute tackling global public health challenges through research, policy translation and education. ISGlobal has a broad portfolio of communicable and non-communicable diseases, including environmental and climatic determinants, and applies a multidisciplinary scientific approach from the molecular level to the population …

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Where is the outrage? | Gamma of higher education

Among my favorite movie memories are a bittersweet low-budget Canadian sleeper from 1977, Scandalous! A gay camp job, loosely based on the true story of Canadian novelist Margaret Gibson, the film features Craig Russell as a drag performer and Hollis McLaren as a pregnant schizophrenic who recently fled a mental …

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IDOE launches a coaching program for teachers focused on reading and STEM subjects

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education is launching a new program this fall that will provide coaching for teachers in reading and STEM. Under the pilot program, nearly 70 schools will hire coaches to help teachers learn research-based teaching methods, according to IDOE spokeswoman Holly Lawson. The goal, Lawson …

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‘Glass cliff’: Only two in 10 women Coalition and Labor candidates hold winnable seats, analysis finds | women in politics

Female candidates are being overlooked to run in safe seats by both major parties, with new analysis showing that only two in 10 female candidates have been put forward for winnable seats in this year’s election, while safe seats are ‘reserved for boys”. Research from the Australian National University’s Global …

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Next Generation of VA Researchers to Explore Maternal Health in New Summer Research Training Program

UMass Chan Medical School students will conduct qualitative research focused on pregnancy and maternity care for female veterans this summer as part of the Veterans Administration’s new training program designed to diversify research staff . Micaela Tobin, Kristin Mattocks, PhD, MPH, and Laël Ngangmeni in the community outpatient clinic for …

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Is private or public better in Australia?

She says My School shows similar NAPLAN scores for schools that claim to enroll similar students, and the final word likely comes from the OECD. Loading An international program assesses 15-year-olds in OECD countries. the 2009 results students in independent schools achieved the highest scores, followed by Catholic, then public …

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New on-campus exhibit honors Native American Aggies past and present

Side-by-side portraits of Texas A&M senior George Hass show him wearing his Cadet Corps uniform and a set of traditional handmade insignia. Emily Sartin/Texas A&M University Division of Marketing and Communications Two photos of Texas A&M University senior George Hass hang side by side on a wall in the Forsyth …

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$10 million gift to Drexel University will support underrepresented students and civic partnerships

Ronald W. Disney and his wife Kathleen with Drexel students and Brian Ellis, PhD, executive director of the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, which created LeBow BRIDGE. A $10 million pledge from Drexel University alumnus Ronald W. Disney …

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Postdoctoral researcher in optoelectronics of 2D materials job with UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

Location: Parcville Role type: Full time; 12 month CDD Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology Department/School: School of Electrical, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Salary: Tier A – $75,289 – $102,163 plus 17% super The University of Melbourne has a strong commitment to supporting diversity and flexibility in the workplace. …

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Government accused of ‘contempt’ of taxpayer for seeking Covid loans

The leader of an influential group of MPs has accused the government of using the speed of its response to the pandemic to excuse a “contempt” for what it will cost the taxpayer. Meg Hillier said fellow members of the Public Accounts Committee were “unpleasantly surprised” to learn that the …

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8 Best Educated Hollywood Stars With Advanced Degrees

We’ve all heard stories of celebrities dropping out of college to focus on acting. But many of them chose a different path. Some Hollywood stars have impressive academic achievements that have influenced their acting careers. This should come as no surprise. Pursuing higher education gives people a new perspective and …

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McNair Scholars Program Receives Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

During the Cal State Fullerton College Awards Program on April 21, the following individuals received the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award. The award recognizes staff, faculty, or teams who have taken steps to make CSUF a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus community. Patricia Literte, …

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Getting a lower degree at UK university could cost you dearly

IFS research found that men and women who graduated from a UK university with a lower second-class degree in 2013 earned an average of £3,800 less a year before tax, five years later. baona | E+ | Getty Images Failing to achieve a higher grade at university could mean earning …

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Jean Engohang-Ndong answers questions about his profession and Enkaza

Dr. Jean Engohang-Ndong was born and raised in Gabon, a French-speaking country located in Central and West Africa. He currently lives in Jackson Township with his wife Charlotte Engohang. They have six children, four girls and two boys. Since 2007, he has been a university professor teaching courses in biological …

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DOE announces $26 million for next-generation data management research and scientific data visualization

April 14, 2022 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $26 million for research to advance scientific data management and visualization. Basic research in data management will address the challenges arising from the increasingly large datasets produced by scientific experiments and supercomputers. Innovative and intuitive data visualization approaches …

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Ellucian and The Burning Glass Institute to Collaborate on Data-Driven Insights to Inform Student Success

World-class research and data analytics will empower higher education leaders to improve equity in student outcomes RESTON, Go. and BOSTON, April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ellucianthe leading provider of technology solutions for higher education, and The Burning Glass Institute (BGI), a nonprofit center advancing data-driven research and practice on the …

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How Extending Learning Time Could Help Students

My first lesson on how time affects education took place in a huge classroom with risers that an extremely ambitious math teacher had stolen from the music department. It was MH-1 (for music hall) in a large East Los Angeles high school full of poor teenagers. I was not a …

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You can now search for your family in the new 1950s census records

The digital recordings were released on Friday and are being made freely available to the public at a dedicated website, allowing viewers to research their family histories and backgrounds. They include 6.57 million population lists — many of which include multiple families and households — and 33,360 Indian reservation lists …

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Research to examine the challenges faced by the long-sick with Covid

Researchers from Keele University are to study the impact of the long Covid on ethnic minority groups in the UK. The study aims to explore the daily experiences of people suffering from the lingering effects of the disease. This will include looking at their symptoms, healthcare, wider support and treatment …

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High rate of diabetes, high blood pressure

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 4:00 PM ET, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2022 MINNEAPOLIS – The high rate of diabetes and high blood pressure combined among Puerto Ricans may be linked to structural changes in the brain, according to a study published in the March 30, 2022 online issue of Neurology®the medical …

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Cal State will do admissions without SAT or ACT

The California State University Board of Trustees voted unanimously Wednesday to no longer use the standardized SAT and ACT tests in undergraduate admissions. This means that even if an applicant submits scores for admission to one of the system’s 23 campuses, California state admissions counselors will not review them. The …

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Want to study abroad? Here are some scholarships that might help you plan for your future

Scholarships are a boon for students who wish to study abroad and cannot really afford to do so. Finding scholarships can also be a complex process – although a lot is online, it tends to get confusing. Let’s take a look at some merit-based, subject-specific programs that would meet the …

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Blood biomarker predicts dementia risk in Mexican Americans

According to researchers from University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) and collaborating institutions reported March 24. The team looked at conversion to dementia over an average of four years of follow-up in 745 Mexican Americans participating in the Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care …

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Energy Center’s New DOE Grant to Help Businesses Grow “Greener”

With a five-year grant from the Department of Energy, College of Engineering researcher Ramin Moghaddass and a team of students will help the manufacturing sector reduce its carbon footprint. The center will specifically focus on businesses located in underserved areas. If the nation’s manufacturing industry and other businesses weren’t already …

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An overview of prostate cancer management

Given the rapid pace of progress in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, the biggest challenge may be coordinating these advances and applying them to the management of the disease. As our understanding of prostate cancer continues to evolve, so does our approach to caring for our patients. Given …

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Opening doors to veterans means welcoming skilled talent

Stephanie Drake holds a degree in Oceanography from the United States Naval Academy and served eight years in the United States Marine Corps. Although a logistician by trade with the Marines, she held seven different jobs during those eight years, including managing an airport, training Iraqi policewomen and carrying out …

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Board Approves 2022 Budget Parameters

Cornell’s Board of Trustees approved parameters for the university’s 2022-2023 budget, including tuition for the upcoming academic year. Tuition fees for undergraduates will increase between 3.6 and 3.9%, while financial aid in the form of scholarships will increase by 8.4% – a record investment of $322 million to ensure that …

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New York Daily News: The New Urgency of Reading Instruction

Three consecutive chopped school years had the desired effect on student learning. New research shows that a growing number of children are falling behind in reading, with black and Hispanic children as well as low-income and disabled children suffering the most. America’s public schools weren’t big jerks when it came …

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Young Research Scholars Program seeking applications for the 2022-24 cohort

The Young Research Fellows (YRF) program is currently seeking applications for its 2022-24 cohort. Young research fellows, guided by a faculty mentor, engage in two years of group mentorship in early research and creative research development and have access to funding of up to $7,000 for research expenses. research upon …

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Carnegie Corporation of New York Names 10 Grant Recipients to Support Family Engagement Programs

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Building on its longstanding support of family engagement and homeschooling partnerships, Carnegie Corporation of New York today announced 10 grants to community-serving nonprofits in nine states. Each will receive $100,000 over a 12-month period, with the option to renew the grant for a second year. The grants are …

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Women In PR’s inaugural ’45 over 45′ list unveiled

LONDON — British networking organization Women in PR (WPR) has launched its first “45 over 45” list of women in public relations aged over 45, in a bid to showcase the industry’s senior talent and to inspire the next generation of female leaders. The list was devised after research by …

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High fees, fewer places in India force many to study in even lesser-known countries

The allure of a medical degree, limited places in government colleges and high fees in Indian private colleges compel students to seek admission into medical colleges not only in known destinations but even in lesser known smaller countries. Data from the Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE) shows that medical students …

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VMware Collaborates with German Universities on Life Automation; VMware’s path to 6G

BARCELONA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WORLD MOBILE CONGRESS 2022 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading enterprise software innovator, today unveiled its vision Automation of life. The vision is underpinned by the fusion of cloud, network and AI technologies and a belief system structured around fairness, sustainability and trust. To chart a successful path …

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Brown sets new $4 billion goal, extends BrownTogether fundraising campaign through 2024

Building on the strength of Brown’s academic programs in the arts has been a priority since the campaign’s launch, with funding supporting the growth of the Brown Arts Institute, its initiatives and its facilities. In addition to the final fundraising for a new performing arts center, which will open in …

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Brexit Britain to release ‘advanced weapon’ after £800m injection ‘It’s huge’ | Politics | News

The Advanced Research and Invention Agency (ARIA) was championed by Dominic Cummings while in government, and is seen as a key initiative for the future of the UK economy. The new policy, which has seen an investment of £800m from the government, promises a new way of tackling global issues …

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Fisheries biologist hopes to see more women and minorities enter the field

Michelle Duncan grew up on her family’s beef farm in West Coweta, far from the sea. But a love for manatees led her to study marine biology, and an opportunity from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration led her to earn a master’s degree in fisheries. Duncan is now a …

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Associate Professor, Human Resources Position at Alliance University

Profile of the establishment: Alliance University is a private university established in the state of Karnataka by Act No. 34 in the year 2010. The university is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. Alliance University with its vibrant and scenic campus in Bangalore, India, offers multidisciplinary undergraduate …

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The Department of Medicine launches PRISM, a pipeline program for diverse students

A lab at UMass Chan Medical School is seeking candidates for a new program created to increase diversity in the health sciences. David McManus, MD, the Professor of Medicine Richard M. Haidackpresident and professor of medicine, and Edith Mensah Otabil, clinical research coordinator at the McManus Laboratory, created a program …

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What do students’ beliefs about God have to do with grades and college? | Opinion

Ilana Horwitz, tulane university In America, the demographic circumstances of the birth of a child shaping academic success. Sociologists have spent decades studying how factors beyond students’ control, including race, richness and Postal code from their parents – affect their studies Opportunities and success. But an often overlooked demographic factor …

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4 Ways STEM Majors Can Stay The Course

Black and Latino students just starting out specialization in STEM – or science, technology, engineering or mathematics – are more likely than their white peers change fields or leave without a diploma. Some students leave because they feel isolated on the campus. Others may not have the kind of technical …

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Sparking Change: UK Undergraduate Program for Health Equity Research Expands to KSU

LEXINGTON, Ky. (February 15, 2022) — Now in its third year, the University of Kentucky SPARK (Students participating as Kentucky Research Ambassadors) Program provides an introduction to health equity research for students from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in research. And there’s something special about its new cohort of participants – it …

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Republicans are taking cheap shots at Fed nominees

Republicans are apoplectic President BidenJoe BidenThe US Cyber ​​Defense Agency warns of possible Russian cyberattacks amid tensions. RNC censorship resolution receives backlash MOREthe historical diversity offered by the Federal Reserve; of its three new nomineestwo are black, two are women. If confirmed, Michigan State economist Lisa Cook and Philip Jefferson, …

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Achieving racial equality in skin care

Over the past decade, the average American has witnessed an increase in media that incorporates skin color into everything from television to skincare advertisements. Those in the field of dermatology such as Karan Lal, MD, FAAD, Schweiger Dermatology Group, have seen similar gradual changes in skin color research. Past dermatology …

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£23m to boost skills and diversity in AI jobs

Funding for conversion courses will help underrepresented groups get tech jobs even if they have no previous experience in the field Businesses are encouraged to contribute funding to boost the skills pipeline for the future workforce Up to £23m of government funding will help create more AI and data conversion …

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NC State to Host First Equity Research Symposium | News

NC State will host the University’s first Social Equity Research Symposium, bringing together more than 100 researchers from across campus to answer the question “What does equity mean to you?” The inaugural equity research symposium includes a keynote address by Raj Chetty, William A. Ackman Professor of Public Economics at …

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Thousands take part in the Terry Fox Run at Expo 2020 Dubai

The Terry Fox Run is recognized worldwide for its continued contribution to cancer research for over four decades. It takes its name from a young Canadian university student who lost a leg to cancer. Wanting to give hope to cancer patients, the amputee athlete ran 5,373 km – almost a …

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Announcement of Fulbright-Nehru Scholarships 2023-2024 and other Fulbright Scholarships – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

New Delhi: The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) announces the opening of the annual competition for Fulbright-Nehru and other Fulbright scholarships. Funded by the U.S. Department of State and the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, these exchanges bring the Indian and American people closer together through opportunities that enrich the …

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Representation in science | @theU

This piece first appeared on Utah Museum of Natural History Blog. Imagine a scientist. What do they look like to you? For many, The first picture that comes to mind is someone like Albert Einstein or Charles Darwin – a serious, older white man who might have glasses or a …

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The buzz is starting to build around the speaker’s writers’ circle

After launching the Hummingbird Global Writers’ Circle, Debotri Dhar had clear expectations for early meetings. She was quite ready to be the only participant. But people showed up, listened intently to her and other authors reading their books, and shared meaningful conversations that informed Dhar that her vision for the …

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Ethnic minority children in care face ‘double whammy’ of disadvantage in youth justice system

January 29, 2022 Ethnic minority children in care can suffer a ‘double whammy’ in youth justice, according to a new study from Lancaster University. Inequalities in the youth justice system regarding ethnic minority children and children in care, including foster families, children’s homes or family care, have intensified, with minority …

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Genetic ancestry provides important context for understanding global diversity in childhood leukemia

Genetic ancestry is a factor in treatment outcomes for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia, researchers find Tweet that Racial disparities exist in both the incidence and treatment outcomes of childhood ALL, and there is little data on the genetic basis of these disparities. This is further exacerbated by the lack of …

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‘Freeing the Workplace’: Industry Experts Talk 2022, the Year of ‘Shecovery’

In response, companies like Facebook and Twitter have implemented permanent work-from-home policies to better accommodate the broader workforce. Others, like Pinterest and PR agency Inkhouse, have beefed up paid family leave policies for women and caregivers. It is not only about attracting more women to the workplace, but also about …

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Indian Music Experience Museum’s Flagship Project, Svaritha, Makes the Case for Inclusiveness in Museums | APN News

Previous story: T-Series and HEFTY Entertainment, a division of Hungama Digital Media, announce their foray into the Metaverse with soon-to-be-launched NFTs Next story: Symphony is designed to help transform industrial and commercial workspaces through its “Large Space Venti-Cooling” communication strategy Indian Music Experience Museum’s Flagship Project, Svaritha, Makes the Case …

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