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Men may be absent from campus, but don’t assume women aren’t wrestling too

This fall, I heard a question I had never encountered before in my work helping low-income women to graduate from college: “Is this job still necessary?” “ The question was raised in response to alarming reports of falling college enrollment rates among men during the pandemic, including a viral Wall …

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Our own scholarships for DEI and public scholarships

Catch up on our reports on faculty members who have been awarded the 2021-22 Chancellor’s Scholarships for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, awarded in collaboration with university leadership; and professors named UC Davis Public Scholarship 2021-22 Fellows by the Office of Public Scholarship and Engagement. Chancellor’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Fellows, …

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Recognized experts in geosciences, space and cartography

From left to right: Professor Andrew Parfitt, Dr James Johnson and Professor Hugh Williams. TThree leaders from the worlds of geoscience, space and cartography are part of the latest group of experts to be elected Fellows of the Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE). Dr James Johnson, CEO of Geoscience …

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Developing artificial intelligence: staffing is the hardest part

Every successful business is determined to achieve practical and scalable artificial intelligence and machine learning. However, everything is much easier said than done, as can attest to the AI ​​leaders in some of the most information-hungry companies. For more insight into the challenges of building an AI-driven organization, we caught …

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Support for diabetics – Gympie Today

Insulin. Wide Bay MP Llew O’Brien says a new 10-year plan will bring better care and support to people living with all forms of diabetes. Mr O’Brien said Australia’s National Diabetes Strategy 2021-2030 will lead to real improvements in the prevention, early detection, management and care of people with diabetes, …

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COVID-related travel restrictions have created new borders for migrants wishing to return home

By Maria Teresa Ferazzoli, Research Associate, Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield & Julie Walsh Lecturer in Sociology, University of Sheffield Sheffield, November 24 (The Conversation) At the start of the pandemic, many countries closed their borders to stop the spread of COVID-19. International travel continued to be limited …

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Leaders in ophthalmology see hope in diversity

NEW ORLEANS – Leaders at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) see signs of hope their profession will become more ethnically and racially diverse despite decades of slow progress. Subspecialty groups have formed task forces seeking to make ophthalmologists more representative of the population they serve, and the AAO’s mentorship …

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White British private school cricketers 34 times more likely than young Asians to reach elite level | Race

White privately trained British players 34 times more likely to become professional cricketers than state-trained British South Asians, according to academic research that should prompt further investigation into the treatment of ethnic minorities through play. The report highlights how class and ethnic disparities are major determinants in advancing the England …

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A mural was unveiled in Bath to celebrate African women in healthcare.

It is in the atrium of the Royal United Hospital It is titled “A Hidden History: African women in the British health service” Author: James DiamondPosted 2 hours agoLast updated 2 hours ago A mural was unveiled in Bath to celebrate African women in healthcare. The Royal United Hospital (RUH) …

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Versiti co-founder Gervais joins the Foundation

Versiti co-founder Gervais joins the Foundation November 15, 2021 In London, specialist in growth by the client The Foundation has appointed the co-founder of Versiti, Marie-Claude Gervais, as Director. The Foundation is a management consulting firm helping its clients meet the challenges of organic growth. Using ‘immersion’, personal conversations with …

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