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Computer Science - Campus - 13:01
EPFL introduces minor in imaging to meet growing demand from research
EPFL introduces minor in imaging to meet growing demand from research
New imaging methods are being developed and adopted at a rapid pace in both research and industry. To equip EPFL graduates with the skills they'll need, the School's Center for Imaging is introducing a minor specifically in this area starting in the 2023-2024 school year.

Health - Life Sciences - 12:24
QS 2023 Rankings by Subject
The 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject are released today (22 March 2023). QS Rankings by Subject detail performance in five broad academic areas, and across individual subjects.

Environment - 10:22
If we’re all going to live in cities, we will need water
Joint press release Utrecht University and KWR Water Research Institute More than half of the world's population lives in cities, a percentage that is only going to increase.

Health - Social Sciences - 07:21
Diet and exercise programs alone won't tackle childhood obesity
Diet and exercise programs alone won’t tackle childhood obesity
Focusing on immediate fixes such as diet and exercise programs alone won't curb the tide of childhood obesity, according to a new study that for the first time maps the complex pathways that lead to obesity in childhood. Coordinated by the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre the study finds children whose parents did not complete high school and who live with social disadvantage, were more likely to be affected by overweight or obesity in mid-adolescence.

Computer Science - Innovation - 22.03.2023

Life Sciences - Physics - 22.03.2023
Minds wide open
Minds wide open
Alan Lightman's new book asks how a sense of transcendence can exist in brains made of atoms, molecules, and neurons.

Health - Pharmacology - 21.03.2023

Innovation - Economics - 21.03.2023
Two University start-ups included in leading European list of young tech spinout companies
Two start-up businesses from The University of Manchester Innovation Factory have been named in a top ten of 'university spinouts to watch'.

Criminology / Forensics - Health - 21.03.2023
Why don’t standard treatments work for women in forensic psychiatric care?
Women are in the minority in closed treatment facilities (TBS) and other forms of forensic care worldwide.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 21.03.2023

Criminology / Forensics - History / Archeology - 21.03.2023
Will Putin ever stand trial in The Hague? 'I don't rule it out'
Will Putin ever stand trial in The Hague? ’I don’t rule it out’
On 17 March 2023, the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague issued a warrant for Putin's arrest.

Environment - Innovation - 21.03.2023
Bio-inspired innovation: towards a circular campus by learning from nature
By studying how nature solves problems, we can create a society that truly cares for the earth. Jaco Appelman , researcher at Utrecht University, is sure of it. At the university, this approach, summarized in the term 'bio-inspired innovation', is being put into practice. The university's Corporate Real Estate & Campus office is working with Appelman and PhD candidate Katharina Hecht , among others, to give the concept a place within the future development of the Utrecht Science Park.

Physics - Mathematics - 21.03.2023
'Unsolvable' is no excuse
’Unsolvable’ is no excuse
With an ESPRIT grant from the Austrian Science Fund FWF, Tobias Schäfer is developing new computational methods to solve previously unsolvable quantum physics problems in computational materials physics.

Architecture - Environment - 21.03.2023
New housing developments displace vulnerable persons
Focusing exclusively on new housing developments to counter the housing crisis is not sustainable, says David Kaufmann.

Health - Research Management - 21.03.2023
Universities collaborate on prevention and health promotion research in new Medical Delta program
Universities collaborate on prevention and health promotion research in new Medical Delta program
Leiden University, LUMC, Health Campus The Hague, TU Delft, Erasmus MC, and Erasmus University will closely collaborate in a new scientific program in the area of prevention and health research.

Environment - Economics - 21.03.2023
Few repair their cell phones or buy them used
Few repair their cell phones or buy them used
Most people buy a new cell phone every three years, even though the old one still works or could be repaired.

Environment - 21.03.2023
Paths to a sustainable climate and energy future
Paths to a sustainable climate and energy future
Hardly any snow in winter, increasingly hot summers, droughts, heavy precipitation, floods: the consequences of climate change are also being felt in Switzerland.

Environment - Life Sciences - 21.03.2023
Global warming kills forests by restricting tree transpiration
UN International Day of Forests on 21 March is the perfect opportunity to showcase some of the important forest research being done at EPFL.

Materials Science - Innovation - 21.03.2023
New invention: The oxygen-ion battery
New invention: The oxygen-ion battery
A new type of battery has been invented at TU Wien (Vienna): The oxygen-ion battery can be extremely durable, does not require rare elements and solves the problem of fire hazards.

Linguistics / Literature - Event - 21.03.2023

Pharmacology - 21.03.2023
Can pharmacies offer frontline support to victims of intimate partner violence?
UdeM professor Simon Matoori publishes a guide to help pharmacists identify and assist victims. Can pharmacists be valuable allies for victims of intimate partner violence (IPV)- Can they identify victims, assess the danger they're in and help them find the right resources?

Social Sciences - 21.03.2023

Earth Sciences - Environment - 21.03.2023
Why autumn isn’t a good time to predict if El Niño is coming
Dr Nandini Ramesh, a Research Associate in the Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Science and Senior Research Scientist at CSIRO Data61 reveals why we can't predict El Niño after three consecutive La Niña years.

Economics - 21.03.2023
Smashing the avocado myth: cutting brunch won’t pay home deposit
According to new research led by researchers in the University of Sydney's School of Architecture, Design and Planning, saving on 'smashed avocado' brunches and other lifestyle options won't cut it for young people saving for their first home, even for those on a moderate income.

Environment - Career - 21.03.2023

Health - Psychology - 21.03.2023
The PRESME report shows that job insecurity causes the deterioration of mental health
The Commission of experts coordinated by UPF Prof. Joan Benach, together with the Second Vice-President of the Spanish Government and Minister of Labor and Social Economy, Yolanda Díaz, presented on Friday, March 17 the first government-driven report on the effects of work precariousness on mental health: "Precarious work and mental health: knowledge and policies".

Health - Social Sciences - 21.03.2023

Physics - 21.03.2023
National Academies release report on high energy density science with LLNL contributions
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a report, Fundamental Research in High Energy Density Science , which identifies key challenges and science questions for the field of High Energy Density (HED) science for the coming decade and proposes ways to address them.

Computer Science - Innovation - 21.03.2023
A glimpse inside Intel
A glimpse inside Intel
In MIT visit, CEO Pat Gelsinger sounds a bullish note on the future of U.S. semiconductor manufacturing.

Physics - Materials Science - 21.03.2023
Fiber ’barcodes’ can make clothing labels that last
Drawing inspiration from butterfly wings, reflective fibers woven into clothing could reshape textile sorting and recycling. Close In the United States, an estimated 15 million tons of textiles end up in landfills or are burned every year. This waste, amounting to 85 percent of the textiles produced in a year, is a growing environmental problem.

Social Sciences - 20.03.2023
A bitter truth: 30 years of child welfare data reveals systemic inequities, racism and harm
When the first Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect (OIS) was published in 1993, province-wide knowledge of child welfare investigation rates and outcomes was scarce.

Health - Innovation - 20.03.2023
Cambridge start-up wins funding to develop new diagnostics
Cambridge start-up and its research partners have received two Innovate UK awards to progress their work on testing for infectious diseases and detecting biomarkers for cancer.

Politics - Social Sciences - 20.03.2023
Debate on online hate speech targeting women in politics
Debate on online hate speech targeting women in politics
Livestream on March 21: Survey of female MEPs Women who are politically active in social media are frequently faced with online hate speech.
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