Every parent I know is worried about their child ’s anxiety. Here’s what 25 years of teaching has shown me | Tegan Bennett Daylight
My years teaching in universities – and my own children – have changed my attitude to the storm of disability our young people faceI ’ve been teaching at Australian universities for 25 years now. I began when I was 27 – I’m now 52. This means I’ve been next to university students since 1996, and if you’re curious about these things, you see patterns begin to emerge.Every parent, every aunt or uncle, every grandparent, and in fact anyone who has anything to do with young people today is anxious about one thing: anxiety. It seems it ’s on the rise. Itison the rise. Each semeste...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 21, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Tegan Bennett Daylight Tags: Anxiety Mental health Australian universities Australia news Australian education Technology Psychology Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination programme, UKHSA (updated 21st January 2022)
Documents relating to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination programme. Update in this version (published 21st January 2022) - added link to the updated MMR, MenACWY and COVID-19 vaccines communications toolkit for universities. Update in version published 18th January 2022 - added COVID-19 vaccination: resources for children aged 5 to 11 years. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

College COVID-19 Policies Controversial as New Semester Begins College COVID-19 Policies Controversial as New Semester Begins
Some schools have gone virtual to begin the semester. Critics of virtual learning have charged that universities have ignored science and are enforcing COVID-19 policies that are unfair to students.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Universities in post-2003 Iraq: Coalition and Iraqi responses to violence and insecurity - Milton S, A. Solomon J.
Iraqi universities in the aftermath of invasion in 2003 experienced extremely high levels of "post"-war violence and insecurity. The most widely known dimension of this violence is the shocking assassination campaign that killed hundreds of Iraqi academics... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Colleges start spring semester with new Covid protocols
Boston-area universities are reporting thousands of coronavirus cases, but vaccines and boosters mean the schools are able to carry on —some in person, some online to start the spring semester. Here's how the new protocols look on local college campuses. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Grant Welker Source Type: news

Asia Has Kept COVID-19 at Bay for 2 Years. Omicron Could Change That
When the Omicron variant of COVID-19 emerged this fall, governments across East and Southeast Asia returned to a tried-and-true strategy to stop it: They doubled down on border restrictions. Japan banned entry for nearly all foreigners—including students who had already been admitted to universities. The Philippines barred foreign nationals arriving from countries with local Omicron cases. Thailand ended programs that allowed tourists to enter without quarantine. But border closures did not stop the arrival of the Omicron variant. Multiple countries across Asia are reporting spiking infections. Japan’s COVID-19...
Source: TIME: Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chad de Guzman Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer overnight Source Type: news

Role of safety leaders for a safe working environment at universities: a case study from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Abbas M, Zakaria AM, Ahmad I, Kashif M.
The purpose of this paper is to study the interactive effects of organizational and individual factors on the safety leadership at various Saudi universities. A Likert Scale response type standardized questionnaire was administered among staff and students... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Egypt: Faculty of Dentistry Hospital At Assiut University
[Egypt Online] President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on 22/12/2021 inaugurated over video conference the Faculty of Dentistry Hospital at Assiut University. It is the largest specialized hospital in the Egyptian universities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Dutch government eases lockdown, but not for hospitality
The Dutch government has eased its coronavirus lockdown, allowing non-essential stores, universities, sports clubs and “contact businesses” like hairdressers to reopen for the first time in nearly a month (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

University of Bristol celebrated for contributing to the UK ’ s creative excellence
Hollywood actor Simon Pegg and children's author Julia Donaldson are among the University of Bristol's famous alumni recognised as the country ’ s greatest creative minds in a new campaign to showcase the creative talent nurtured at UK universities and encourage the government to support creative courses. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 13, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Arts, School of Arts, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, School of Modern Languages, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Chemistry Source Type: news

Caltech among 16 elite universities accused of cheating students out of financial aid in new antitrust lawsuit
The California Institute of Technology is among 16 elite universities accused of cheating students out of financial aid in a new antitrust lawsuit. #caltech (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

16 Ivy League and elite universities sued for alleged financial aid conspiracy
Sixteen Ivy League and elite U.S. universities were sued in federal court for allegedly illegally conspiring to eliminate competitive financial aid offers to #ivyleague #sixteenivyleague (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Body image and self-esteem as predictors of indecent dressing among female undergraduates in universities in Anambra State, Nigeria - Anierobi EI, Etodike CE, Eluemuno A, Nneka NM.
Despite the social threats and devastating consequences of indecent dressing on students, female undergraduates in Universities in Anambra State still indulge in it without cognizance of acceptable dressing ethics. In view of the dangers it portends, this ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

More major American universities announce remote start to spring semester, citing increase in COVID-19 cases
Michigan State University, University of Miami, and Duke University have announced they will begin the spring semester with remote learning, citing the recent increase in coronavirus omicron... #michiganstateuniversity #universityofmiami #dukeuniversity (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Live updates: Nevada fires unvaccinated higher ed employees
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Hundreds of unvaccinated employees who work at public colleges and universities in Nevada were being fired Friday, a day after the state Board of Regents voted to keep a staff... #carsoncity #boardofregents #edemployees (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2021 Year in Review: Proposed NIH budget increase could be boon for Triangle universities, organizations
The stalemate in Congress over the federal government ’s budget is holding back what could be a multimillon-dollar boon for universities and research organizations in the Triangle. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 30, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

Two more Tiananmen monuments removed from Hong Kong universities
Two more Hong Kong universities removed on Friday public monuments to the 1989 Tiananmen protests in Beijing, following the dismantling of a sculpture commemorating victims of the crackdown at... #crackdown #tiananmen #protests #hongkong #monuments #dismantling (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Development of Street Harassment Scale for women in universities - Israa S, Ijaz T.
This study is aimed to discuss the manifestations of street harassment among women university students of Lahore. The initial phase of the study involved conducting semi-structured interviews. For this purpose, 20 women university students were interviewed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Experiences of cyber harassment and social adjustment in female university students: moderating role of self-efficacy - Ayub S, Malik F.
The present study investigated the moderating role of self-efficacy in relationship between experiences of cyber harassment experiences and social adjustment in female university students. A purposive sample of 365 female students of universities in Lahore... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Two Hong Kong universities remove Tiananmen artworks after Pillar of Shame dismantled
CUHK’s Goddess of Democracy and a sculpture at Lingnan University were removed overnight as authorities move to erase memorials to the massacre #tiananmen #hongkong #goddessofdemocracy #lingnanuniversity #pillarofshame #massacre #cuhk (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Colleges Fear Mental Health Crisis Amid Covid Surge
After almost two years of remote schooling, restricted gatherings and constant testing, many students are isolated and depressed. Omicron may make things worse. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anemona Hartocollis Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Colleges and Universities Anxiety and Stress Generation Z Mental Health and Disorders Suicides and Suicide Attempts Depression (Mental) Loneliness Claremont McKenna College Cornell University Dartmouth Col Source Type: news

Critics abound as Tunisia demands mandatory vaccination pass
COVID-19 vaccination passes have become obligatory for Tunisians, who will now be asked for proof they have received both vaccine doses to enter public spaces or keep working at state institutions, universities and certain private businesses (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Nine more Mass. public universities mandate booster shots
The schools already required vaccinations for the start of the fall semester. But with the more-contiguous omicron variant contributing to fast-rising case numbers in Massachusetts and beyond, the Massachusetts State University Council of Presidents said it will take additional precautions for the spring. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Grant Welker Source Type: news

Restrictions Return as COVID-19 Cases Increase Restrictions Return as COVID-19 Cases Increase
Local governments, businesses, and universities are imposing COVID-19 safety protocols again as cases increase across the US as a result of the Omicron variant.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - December 20, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Universities Across US Reacting to COVID Surge Universities Across US Reacting to COVID Surge
The recent surge in COVID-19 cases is causing several universities across the country to react, some canceling winter graduation ceremonies while others are requiring all students to receive a booster shot.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - December 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

2021 reflections: In an amazing year of achievements, nothing topped the return to campus
As we approach the end of December, it ’s a natural time to look back at the year that was. In 2021, UCLA welcomed students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors back to our home in Westwood, though of course it wasn’t exactly the way things had been.Different from pre-pandemic times: Masks remain present. Better (much better): UCLA officially opened the Black Bruin Resource Center.Even with all the changes, UCLA persisted as a force for public good, guided by our mission of teaching, research and service. In the past year,  professors continued helping us better understand our world with their research, st...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 17, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

From schools to sports, a new wave of COVID-19 disrupts U.S. life
Universities canceled events, the National Football League reported a record number of cases, and long lines formed at New York City testing clinics as a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases and concern... #newyorkcity #newwave #lifeuniversities #nationalfootballleague #testingclinics (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Princeton, other colleges shifting classes and holding finals online due to Covid-19 increase
A significant rise in Covid-19 cases and concerns over the fast-spreading Omicron variant is forcing at least four more colleges and universities to move the last days of the fall semester online... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two Covid jabs DON'T raise risk of myocarditis in English youngsters, real-world data shows
Researchers from the Universities of Edinburgh and Oxford found there were no cases myocarditis per million second doses of either Pfizer or AstraZeneca's Covid vaccines. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viewpoint: How 'eds and meds' can boost their contribution to Atlanta
Universities and hospitals make a larger contribution to the metro Atlanta economy than all its Fortune 500 headquarters, but this contribution could be greater, writes Sam Williams. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 13, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sam Williams Source Type: news

Bristol among UK ’ s most sustainable universities, rankings find
Bristol has been named as one of the most sustainable universities in the country. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 13, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Student life, Announcements, Business and Enterprise, Grants and Awards; Press Release Source Type: news

New Study Shows Dogs Can be Trained to Sniff Out Presence of Prostate Cancer in Urine Samples
Determining how dogs do this may lead to biomarkers for new clinical laboratory diagnostics tests Development of new diagnostic olfactory tools for prostate and other cancers is expected to result from research now being conducted by a consortium of researchers at different universities and institutes. To identify new biomarkers, these scientists are studying how dogs […] The post New Study Shows Dogs Can be Trained to Sniff Out Presence of Prostate Cancer in Urine Samples appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - December 10, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Clinical Laboratory Middleware, Informatics, Analytics Clinical Laboratory/Pathology Automation, Analyzers, Testing Systems Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Precision Medicin Source Type: news

Record numbers accept a place to study nursing and midwifery
The latest data shows record numbers of students accepted places to study nursing and midwifery in England for the second year running, according to the latest data on university admissions published by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 10, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Actions Needed by Higher Education Institutions, Technology Companies, Federal Agencies to Increase Representation of Women of Color in Tech
A range of organizations across the tech ecosystem — tech companies, colleges and universities, professional societies, and government agencies — should take steps to improve the representation of women of color in tech fields and careers. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - December 9, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

GW4 Alliance facilitates British Academy ’ s expansion into South West
The British Academy today grows its Early-Career Researcher (ECR) Network - a pilot programme aimed at UK-based postdoctoral researchers in the humanities and social sciences - into the South West with a new hub supported by the GW4 Alliance of universities. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Business and Enterprise, Public engagement, Research; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law; Press Release Source Type: news

Child deaths during pandemic lowest on record for England
The number of children in England who died fell to 3,067 between April 2020 – March 2021. This is 356 fewer deaths than were recorded in the preceding 12 months (April 2019 – March 2020), and likely represents the lowest level of child mortality on record, according to a new study by researchers at the Universities of Bristol and Cardiff and published today [7 December] in Archives of Disease in Childhood. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, Institutes, Bristol Population Health Science Institute, Institutes, Bristol Poverty Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

The effect of relationship cultivation strategies on organizational reputation in conflict zones: the case of Yemeni private universities - Al-salhi HA, El Damanhoury K, Alawadly S.
The purpose of this study is to examine the associations among relationship cultivation strategies, relational outcomes, and reputation in the context of higher education institutions in conflict zones. A survey of 450 students from two private universitie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

University bicycle programming capacity for underrepresented student populations: pedaling toward equitable opportunities - Elliott LD, Wilson OWA, Bopp M.
PURPOSE: Universities and colleges play a major role in facilitating the behaviors of students into adulthood. Active travel (AT; walking or bicycling for transportation) can provide substantial health benefits, though inequities among bicycling are shown ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Viewpoint: How universities can improve responsiveness to students' mental health issues
Rates of anxiety and depression among college students are at an all-time high and still rising, according to a 2020 study spearheaded by Boston University. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brahim S. Aswald, Carly S. Cote, Judi Alperin King and Cynthia C Lawry, Source Type: news

Hot news from two billion years ago: plankton actually moved mountains
Our planet ’s geology shaped life on Earth. But now scientists reveal it worked the other way around tooThe mighty forces that created our planet ’s mountains in ancient days got some unexpected help, scientists have discovered. Their research shows some of Earth’s greatest ranges got a boost from primitive lifeforms whose remains lubricated movements of rock slabs and allowed them to pile up to form mountains.If it had not been for life on Earth, the surface of our planet would have been flatter and a lot more boring, say scientists at Aberdeen and Glasgow universities where the research was carried out....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 5, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Mountains Geology Environment Marine life Fish Science UK news Source Type: news

Frequent Rapid Testing Is The Key To Controlling Covid-19 Transmission In Universities And In Our Communities
Rapid at home tests are becoming less scarce on our pharmacy shelves in recent months due to investment by the Biden Administration but their price is still prohibitive for most Americans to use them in the most effective way. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities : 2020
This report summarizes trends in U.S. doctoral education by using data from the 2020 Survey of Earned Doctorates, an annual census of research doctorate recipients from U.S. universities. Important trends in this population are highlighted in this report, including the representation of women, minorities, and temporary visa holders ; fields that are attracting graduate students ; time to complete doctoral degree ; employment opportunities after graduation ; and educational pathways to the doctorate. A total of 72 data tables accompany the report. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 30, 2021 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Lifting the veil on campus sexual assault: Morehouse College, hegemonic masculinity, and revealing racialized rape culture through the Du Boisian lens - Grundy S.
As national rates of sexual assault continue to fall, sexual assault rates for colleges and universities remain stagnant. Researchers ask why rates of sexual assault on college campuses differ from rates across the nation. One approach examines the context... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

New Approach Helps Nursing and Midwifery Schools in Mali Improve Curricula and Achieve Accreditation
November 29, 2021Eight nursing and midwifery schools in Mali—a country that has long experienced ashortage of qualified nurses and midwives—are now accredited and using a competency-based approach curriculum, compared to only three schools in 2017.Thanks to a partnership between IntraHealth International and Mali’s Ministry of Health and Social Development, the number of accredited nursing and midwifery schools has more than doubled and 829 more nursing and midwifery students are benefitting from a high-quality education, improving the quality of the health workforce in Mali.A new report—Accreditati...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Mali Mali Human Resources for Health Strengthening Activity Education & Performance Health workforce development Health Workers Source Type: news

What the new temporary COVID-19 measures mean for early year settings, out-of-school settings, schools, colleges and universities, DfE
Most of the guidance hasn't changed and the new measures that are being introduced are temporary and precautionary and will be reviewed in three weeks. This blog gives a summary of the main measures. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Connected vehicles: technology review, state of the art, challenges and opportunities - Abdelkader G, Elgazzar K, Khamis A.
In an effort to reach accident-free milestones or drastically reduce/eliminate road fatalities rates and traffic congestion and to create disruptive, transformational mobility systems and services, different parties (e.g., automakers, universities, governm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

As U.S. Hunts for Chinese Spies, University Scientists Warn of Backlash
A chilling effect has taken hold on American campuses, contributing to an outflow of academic talent that may hurt the United States while benefiting Beijing. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Qin Tags: Espionage and Intelligence Services Chinese-Americans Colleges and Universities Federal Bureau of Investigation National Aeronautics and Space Administration Politics and Government United States International Relations Science and Technolog Source Type: news

Scientists Concerned About New COVID-19 Variant Detected in South Africa With High Number of Mutations
(JOHANNESBURG) — A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country’s most populous province, Health Minister Joe Phaahla announced Thursday. The coronavirus evolves as it spreads and many new variants, including those with worrying mutations, often just die out. Scientists monitor for possible changes that could be more transmissible or deadly, but sorting out whether new variants will have a public health impact can take time. South Africa has seen a dramatic rise in ne...
Source: TIME: Health - November 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Meldrum and Mogomotsi Magome/AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight wire Source Type: news

New study suggests asymptomatic testing and vaccination are critical for controlling COVID-19 at universities
Reducing the transmission of COVID-19 in universities is heavily dependent on vaccination and asymptomatic testing uptake, new research by academics at the University of Bristol has found. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 25, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

Causes and preventive measures of sports injuries in physical fitness tests in colleges and universities based on biological characteristics - Wang F.
Biological characteristics refer to the morphological and physiological characteristics exhibited by individual organisms. The indicators of individual biological characteristics mainly include physical indicators such as height, weight, chest circumferenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news