Gen Z-ero tolerance: Brits born between 1995 and 2012 drink less alcohol than any other generation
Researchers from the universities of Kent and Leeds dubbed young people born between 1995 and 2012 'generation sensible' for switching up binging for more productive pastimes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zoom in: national science week prize puts photography under the microscope – in pictures
Lab-grown spinal cords and glowing fish larvae are among the incredible images from the researchers at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology at Queensland University, as they celebrate national science week with an annual competition to find the best pictures taken under the microscopeContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 16, 2022 Category: Science Tags: Science Australia news Australian universities Australian education World news Research Source Type: news

Design thinking as a tool to prevent gender-based violence among university students - Zambrano Guerrero CA, Rodr íguez Pabón DM.
Gender-based violence (GBV) is a public-health problem that causes physical, sexual and/or psychological harm based on whether an individual belongs to either the male or female gender, in different contexts, such as education. Specifically, universities a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gender-based violence in the university: perceptions, attitudes, and knowledge from the voice of the student body - Chapa Romero AC, Cadena Alvear I, Almanza Avenda ño AM, Gómez San Luis AH.
Universities are public spaces where gender inequalities survive and reproduce, manifested in discrimination, epistemic, sexual, and psychological violence. In Mexico, gender-based violence (GBV) has become visible in these spaces through the mobilization ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Apartment boom, monkeypox treatment trials, inflation snapshot: The National Observer Aug. 12, 2022
Hello, everyone. When I was covering higher education earlier this summer, I asked a college president what costs get trimmed during tight financial times for the sector. He told me the lowest-hanging budgetary fruit is travel. Covid-19 was limiting travel anyway, and new tools for remote work have enabled that to continue. Our higher-ed story today concerns the aggregate impact of those travel cutbacks. Looking ahead, I'll be interested to see what other kinds of costs colleges and universities … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Joshua Mann Source Type: news

Monkeypox On Campus: Summer Cases Spotted, Schools Slow To React
This fall, universities will face another potential threat to public health on campus — but now, they can draw on their experience tackling the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Conor Murray, Contributor Tags: Education /education Leadership /leadership Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Decision Maker Content decisionmaker Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Childhood obesity: Just half of six-year-olds get one hour of exercise each day
Researchers from the universities of Cambridge and Southampton found only 53 per cent got an hour of playing in the park or PE per day. 63 per cent of boys and 42 per cent of girls got the one hour. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stunt performers included in study of degenerative brain disease
Researchers at Boston and Ohio universities have launched a collaborative effort to include stunt performers at high risk of head injury in the study of a degenerative brain disease known as CTE. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baccalaureate Origins of Underrepresented Minority Research Doctorate Recipients
This InfoBrief examines the baccalaureate origins of doctorate recipients from 2010 – 20 by citizenship status, race, and ethnicity. Black, Hispanic, and AIAN doctorate recipients from 2010 – 20 disproportionately earned a bachelor ’ s degree from minority serving institutions, underscoring the importance of these colleges and universities for enhancing the diversity of the U.S. research enterprise. Although most Black and Hispanic doctorate recipients earned a bachelor ’ s degree from public colleges and universities, a higher proportion of Black and Hispanic students with undergraduate degrees from private colleg...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - August 9, 2022 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Safeguarding and agency: methodological tensions in conducting research with survivors of sexual violence in universities - Shannon ER.
This paper examines the tension between safeguarding measures and participant agency in conducting feminist interviews with survivors of sexual violence in universities. There is a core contradiction inherent in feminist research of gender-related violence... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Future of Health Care: Education
Every shift in health-care delivery prompts some change in the academic programs that are preparing tomorrow ’s practitioners. In some cases, the programs at colleges and universities need to anticipate what the needs will be so their graduates will be ready to respond when the demands come. Leaders from three of the area’s institutions with established and expanding health-care programs participating in a recent Panel of Experts discussion at Buffalo Business First addressed how their students… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Volcanic super eruptions are millions of years in the making – followed by swift surge
Researchers at the University of Bristol and Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre have discovered that super-eruptions occur when huge accumulations of magma deep in the Earth ’ s crust, formed over millions of years, move rapidly to the surface disrupting pre-existing rock. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 3, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Can you sleep? - Effect of retrospective recall of child maltreatment on sleep parameters and the mediating role of psychological distress among students of two German universities - Jarczok M, Lange S, Domhardt M, Baumeister H, Jud A.
PURPOSE: Child maltreatment may be linked with long-term sleeping disorders and limited coping with stress. Yet, the potential relationships are only marginally studied. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Based on a sample of young adults (n = 312) this study a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

De-naturalizing the 'predatory': a study of 'bogus' publications at public sector universities in Pakistan - Shah WA, Ali R, Lashari A.
Predatory publishing has recently emerged as a menace in academia. University professors and researchers often exploit this practice for their economic gains and institutional prestige. The present study investigates such existing predatory publishing prac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

New NC State lab aims to enhance booming gene therapy industry
An initiative out of North Carolina State University aims to improve the biomanufacturing process of viral vectors, which are key tools in developing cell and gene therapies and other complex medicines. The Viral Vector Initiative in Research and Learning, called NC-VVIRAL, opened July 22 in a newly outfitted lab at the university's Centennial Campus that will serve as the focal point of this effort. Through this initiative, researchers at N.C. State will work with scientists at other local universities … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 26, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news