The Duke of Edinburgh meets Bristol academic at prestigious gathering of physics experts
His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh was invited to meet with Institute of Physics (IoP) members from academia and business to discuss physics ’ role in the green economy. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - February 27, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Physics; Press Release Source Type: news

Learning with conviction: exploring the relationship between criminal legal system involvement and substance use and recovery outcomes for students in collegiate recovery programs - Vest N, Bell JS, Nieder A, Smith R, Bannard T, Tragesser S, Hibbard P, Dick DM.
This study examines the association of criminal legal system involvement and age with substance use and academic related outcomes among students involved in collegiate recovery programs in the US. We examined 435 students in collegiate recovery using a nat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Systematic literature review on the applications, impacts, and public perceptions of autonomous vehicles in road transportation system - Olayode IO, Du B, Severino A, Campisi T, Alex FJ.
As the advancement of driverless technology, together with information and communication technology moved at a fast pace, autonomous vehicles have attracted great attention from both industries and academic sectors during the past decades. It is evident th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Yes, artificial intelligence is fuelling a bubble, and it will eventually burst
John Rapley is an author and academic who divides his time among London, Johannesburg and Ottawa. His books include Why Empires Fall (Yale University Press, 2023) and Twilight of the Money Gods (Simon and Schuster, 2017). The AI revolution is real and will transform the world. But that doesn’t…#johnrapley #johannesburg #ottawa #whyempiresfall #yaleuniversitypress #twilightofmoneygods #airevolution #sp500 #magnificentseven #amazon (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Misinformation Researcher Sander Van Der Linden Caught Lying, Spreading Misinformation
Authored by Paul D. Thacker via The Disinformation Chronicle (subscribe here), Sander van der Linden's webpage at Cambridge University says he is an esteemed academic, with prior positions at Princeton and Yale,…#sandervander #pauldthacker #cambridgeuniversity #princeton #yale #economist #nbcnightlynews #vander #natesilver #linden (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pass the Gavel 2024: Networking powerhouse AHC celebrates leaders, past and present
The Austin Healthcare Council recently hosted an event to formally recognize the organization ’s movers and shakers, while welcoming incoming chair Meredith Duncan. With $5.2 billion in salaries and a whopping 170,000 professionals working in hospitals, academia, medical technology, pharmaceuticals and more, healthcare in Austin is booming. Although there’s no doubt its mettle was teste d during the Covid-19 era, AHC’s strong professional network was key to keeping the city’s mortality rate… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 23, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Felicity Grainger obituary
My father ’s partner, Felicity Grainger, who has died aged 80, began her working life as a research scientist before moving into the world of academic libraries, eventually becoming head of the library services serving three major medical schools.Born in Bournemouth to Stuart Grainger, a bank manager, and Phyllis (nee Brett), after gaining a first-class honours degree in zoology in 1964 from Queen Mary College, London, Felicity received a doctorate in anatomy from University College London, after which she spent 10 years as a researcher in neuroscience in London and Cambridge.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 23, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Clare Singleton Tags: Libraries Hospitals Information University of Glasgow Medical research Source Type: news

On school superintendents' minds: Guns, culture wars, AI and more
School safety, artificial intelligence, student mental health and academic freedom are top of mind for America's school superintendents, who gathered in San Diego last week for one of the biggest education conferences of the year. Why it matters: The preoccupations of the nation's schools chiefs…#sandiego #k12 #aasa #srn #matthewmcconaughey #uvalde #hopesquad #davidschuler #davidlaw #minnesota (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 23, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sony Pictures Television Announces ‘La Academia,’ Its First Spanish-Language Spain-Produced Series (EXCLUSIVE)
In a milestone move, Sony Pictures Television has unveiled “La Academia,” its first Spanish-language scripted series filmed in Spain for Prime Video and 3Cat. “La Academia” is produced for Sony by Brutal Media, commissioned out of Sony Pictures Television’s international production group. SPT is…#laacademia #spanish #spain #sony #brutalmedia #spt #apolofc #tonvieira #throughmywindow #marcsoler (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 23, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Private college president on higher ed ’s future — and her school’s next steps
In 2019, Lynn Ortale was asked to be on a peer review committee for a college in Albany, New York that was seeking accreditation through the Middle States Commission. It was her first time seeing Maria College and her first time in the area — and she loved it. A few years later, she received a message from an academic hiring platform inquiring about her interest in a newly open position as president of Maria. “I thought, could there be more than one Maria College?” Ortale said. Ortale had… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 22, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Todd Kehoe Source Type: news

Co-designing an outreach intervention for women experiencing street-involvement and gender-based violence: community-academic partnerships in action - Bungay V, Dewar L, Schoening M, Guta A, Leiper W, Jiao S.
Outreach is an important approach to improve health and social care for women experiencing street involvement (SI) or gender-based violence (GBV). Few studies have examined outreach approaches that incorporate SI and GBV. Drawing on feminist theories and p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

An academic-community partnership to address gun violence in the Roseland Neighborhood of Chicago - Schober DJ, Wolf A, Castro MC, Slezak J, Hastings P, Latiker D.
This study examined an academic-community partnership to address gun violence through a strength-based approach called Asset-Based Community Development. METHODS: We u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

How Play Can Increase Resilience
Play is a microcosm of childhood, a protective shell like a butterfly’s chrysalis that safeguards children from the slings and arrows of life, one that allows them to grow. What happens, however, when, through no fault of your own, you are born into conditions—poverty, racism, and other adversities—that groom children for bad outcomes? Can play, if nurtured and supported in such adverse conditions, create resilience? Can increased opportunities for play encourage better-than-expected life outcomes, and possibly even provide a buffer against the odds of the cycle of poverty being perpetuated? [time-brightc...
Source: TIME: Health - February 21, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Corey Keyes Tags: Uncategorized freelance Source Type: news

Cayman Chemical Introduces LipidLaunch ™, Expands Portfolio of Lipid Nanoparticle Research Tools to Support Advances in RNA Therapies
Cayman Chemical introduces the latest addition to the company's portfolio of lipid nanoparticle (LNP) research tools for academic, pharma, and biotech researchers worldwide. The LipidLaunch™ product line helps researchers pursue LNPs for the delivery of nucleic acid therapies in untold... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 20, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PDT Source Type: news

Proposed megafacility to breed monkeys in U.S. dismays activists and neighbors but excites scientists
Bainbridge, a rural town in southwestern Georgia with a population of 14,000, could soon become home to 30,000 additional residents: cynomolgus macaques. A new company called Safer Human Medicine (SHM) has announced plans to build an 80-hectare facility that would sell monkeys to universities, contract research organizations, and pharmaceutical companies that perform research on the animals. The breeding facility would dwarf others in the United States and could ease a serious shortage of monkeys for research. But it faces pushback from the local community and concerns from animal welfare groups about the company’s...
Source: ScienceNOW - February 20, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news