Wind turbine pioneer Professor Andrew Garrad awarded Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
A Bristol academic who helped pioneer the development of wind turbines to deliver energy has been awarded the 2024 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - February 7, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards; Faculty of Engineering; Press Release Source Type: news

Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting in Asia Remain a Neglected Problem
Women’s rights organizations in Asia are calling for states to introduce much-needed laws to criminalize FGM, says Nawaz Naz Chowdhury, Global Legal Advisor at Equality Now.By Nawmi Naz ChowdhuryKUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, Feb 6 2024 (IPS) Significant advances have been made in Africa towards ending female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for Asia, where FGM/C occurs in at least ten countries, but governments across the region are failing to take effective action. Women’s rights organizations are calling for states to introduce much-needed laws to criminalize FGM, provide national...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 6, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nawmi Naz Chowdhury Tags: Asia-Pacific Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva United Nations Women's Health IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Higher education conference hears of ‘ systemic under funding ’
Delegates to UNISON’s national higher education conference in Milton Keynes last week passed a raft of motions on a range of issues – from smashing the gender pay gap in the sector, to campaigning for insourcing, to fighting for members working in student unions, to equalities. Addressing the conference, UNISON assistant general secretary Jon Richards (pictured above) said: “There have been funding challenges over the years and the Westminster government have shown they do not care about higher education. “It is systemic underfunding that has seen all institutions facing financial worries and the erosion of student...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 6, 2024 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News 2023 year of Black Workers higher education Source Type: news

Academic partnerships remain key driver in recruitment for healthcare sector
Industries across the board have become more strategic in recent years as the workforce shortage continues to remain a pressing challenge. For Dayton ’s healthcare sector, it’s critical to remain nimble in an ever-changing and evolving environment. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 5, 2024 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Blythe Alspaugh Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation and attempt among young people living in gosiwons in South Korea - Choi H, Lee S, Chun H, Shin JH.
INTRODUCTION: Young people living in gosiwons could be at high risk for suicide owing to inadequate living conditions and the social stigma towards them. However, this topic has not received adequate academic attention. Gosiwon is a type of small residence... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Important Update on February 5 Classes Due to Winter Storm
I am writing to inform you that due to local storm conditions we are experiencing, and following consultation with our student leadership, Academic Senate Chair, Executive Vice Chancellor, Dean of Undergraduate Education, Student Affairs, Administrative Services, and other campus leadership,…#academicsenatechair #studentaffairs #uc #santabarbara #ucsbalert (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘The situation has become appalling’: fake scientific papers push research credibility to crisis point
Tens of thousands of bogus research papers are being published in journals in an international scandal that is worsening every year, scientists have warned. Medical research is being compromised, drug development hindered and promising academic research jeopardised thanks to a global wave of sham…#dorothybishop #oxforduniversity #shamscience #iran #sovietunion #alisonavenell #aberdeenuniversity #marxist #computational #mathematicalmethods (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 3, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘The situation has become appalling’: fake scientific papers push research credibility to crisis point
Last year, 10,000 sham papers had to be retracted by academic journals, but experts think this is just the tip of the icebergTens of thousands of bogus research papers are being published in journals in an international scandal that is worsening every year, scientists have warned. Medical research is being compromised, drug development hindered and promising academic research jeopardised thanks to a global wave of sham science that is sweeping laboratories and universities.Last year the annual number of papers retracted by research journals topped 10,000 for the first time. Most analysts believe the figure is only the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 3, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Peer review and scientific publishing Science Technology UK news Higher education Universities Newspapers & magazines Academics Medical research Media Source Type: news

The decline and fall of Harvard ’s president
When it comes to scandals, the drip-drip-drip kind can prove deadly. Embarrassments accrue; the mess metastasises. So it was with Claudine Gay, president of Harvard University. Revelations of plagiarism in her academic work were first publicised weeks ago. But more kept surfacing. The latest…#claudinegay #harvarduniversity #washingtonfreebeacon #harvard #alangarber #msgay #hamas #israel #propalestinian #larrysummers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 3, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We Like Ike! Joe Salerno on Rolling Back the Ideology of Inflation
Academic VP of the Mises Institute, Joe Salerno, joins Bob to discuss his talk at the Supporters Summit, centering on the mainstream's focus on "rules vs. discretion" in monetary policy. Salerno explains how President Eisenhower's administration marked a pivot away from the ideology of inflation.…#misesinstitute #joesalerno #supporterssummit #tomdilorenzo #patricknewman #tampa #guidohülsmann (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

He Hunts Sloppy Scientists. He ’s Finding Lots of Prey.
Meet Sholto David, whose error-spotting has raised a question: If researchers aren ’t getting the little things right, what else might be wrong? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel Tags: Academic and Scientific Journals Cancer Ethics and Official Misconduct Colleges and Universities Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Harvard University Wales England your-feed-health your-feed-science Source Type: news

School introduces new Master of Science program in Artificial Intelligence and Computational Drug Discovery and Development
The first program of its kind in the United States, the MS in AICD3 will enable its graduates to gain a competitive edge for some of the most desirable jobs in the biopharmaceutical industry and in academia. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - February 1, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Thoughts on the Declining Numbers of SCOTUS Clerks Becoming Law Professors
From 1940 to 1990, about one third of Supreme Court law clerks became law professors. But in recent years, Brian Leiter and Jeff Gordon note, that percentage has dropped considerably. Sarah Lawsky has some numbers of clerks entering legal academia in the last decade or so that Brian recently…#supremecourt #brianleiter #jeffgordon #sarahlawsky #danepps #deans #mostsupremecourt #davidlat #phd #vap (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Academic Physician Unhappiness: 32.6% Plan To Leave Their Institutions
In a study described by a publication in JAMA Network Open, 37.9% of academic physicians met the criteria for burnout, and only 39.3% felt professional fulfillment. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 31, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Leadership /leadership Careers /careers business pharma standard Source Type: news

Robots Created to Help Patients in Hospitals Pass Testing Phase
A collection of eight robots designed by PAL Robotics and trialed by researchers collaborating across multiple universities in Europe and the Middle East have successfully passed the testing phase with patients. The robots, referred to as SPRING (Socially Assistive Robots in Gerontological Healthcare), are designed to provide comfort to elderly patients and alleviate their anxiety, while reducing the burden placed on nursing staff in busy environments.  [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] “We believe that the SPRING project marks a significant milestone in the development of interactive robotics, an...
Source: TIME: Health - January 31, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anna Gordon Tags: Uncategorized News Desk Source Type: news