Research Funding for U.S. Doctorate Recipients at Research-Intensive Institutions
New research data suggest that 51 % of science and engineering ( S&E ) doctorate recipients who graduated from U.S. research-intensive institutions between academic years 2014 and 2017 received research funding during their graduate studies. Among those S&E doctorate recipients that linked to the administrative records of research funding, 42 % received research funding solely from federal funders. Data are from a new resource, SED-UMETRICS linked data. The Survey of Earned Doctorates ( SED ) is an annual census of research doctorate recipients conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within ...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 4, 2023 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Prevalence of depression and its associated factors among undergraduate admission candidates in Bangladesh: a nation-wide cross-sectional study - Siddik MAB, Hasan MN, Mahmud A, Munmun MS, Milad MH, Ali A, Ahmed Z, Uddin MJ.
BACKGROUND: The undergraduate admission test is one of the most stressful assessments in a student's life, as it is required for admission to any of Bangladesh's public universities or medical colleges. Those taking the admissions test are under a lot of p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Three Reasons College Grads Win in the Job Market
Regarding Allison Schrager ’s review of “The Accidental Equalizer” by Jessi Streib (Bookshelf, Nov. 29): In over three decades of recruiting at universities, I found three significant reasons that college graduates, as a group, outearn noncollege graduates. Graduates had the ambition or initiative…#allisonschrager #accidentalequalizer #jessistreib #bookshelf (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochrane Mexico's'citizen scientist' event contributes to global research efforts
Cochrane Crowd is a global community of volunteers who are helping to classify the research needed to support informed decision-making about health care.Cochrane Mexico recently hosted its third screening challenge that helped introduce students to randomized control trials and evidence assessment. This event not only fostered the value of evidence synthesis among students but also made a significant contribution to ongoing global research efforts. The job of the Cochrane Crowd community is to review descriptions of research studies to identify and classify randomized controlled trials (RCTs), a type of study that is co...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 1, 2023 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute Is Dissolving
The Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute in Los Angeles, California, will be permanently closing after more than two decades of work to develop treatments for rare cancers such as mesothelioma as well as diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood. Since 2002, the mission of the nonprofit organization has focused on creating hope through research and education. The Pacific Mesothelioma Center, which has been a division of the PHLBI since 2012, has been working to improve the lives of mesothelioma patients by sharing information about malignant pleural mesothelioma and conducting research in hopes of finding a cure. ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - December 1, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Dan Palombo Source Type: news

News at a glance: Lower pay for disabled Ph.D.s, more U.K. genomes, and quitting antismoking rules
LEADERSHIP Argentina’s president targets science The election last week of libertarian Javier Milei as Argentina’s next president has many of the nation’s scientists fearing the future. Milei, who won 55.7% of the vote, has vowed to close or dramatically restructure the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Argentina’s main science funding agency, and its health and environment ministries. He views climate change as a “socialist hoax.” Milei has called CONICET, which employs nearly 12,000 researchers and ranks as one of South America’s top government s...
Source: ScienceNOW - November 30, 2023 Category: Science Source Type: news

R & D Expenditures at U.S. Universities Increased by $ 8 Billion in FY 2022
Academic institutions spent $ 97.8 billion on R&D in FY 2022, an increase of $ 8.0 billion in current dollars from FY 2021. Federal sources funded almost $ 54 billion ( 55 % ) of the total and accounted for $ 4.9 billion of the year-over-year increase. Academic R&D expenditures in all science fields combined increased by $ 5.9 billion ( 8.4 % ) in FY 2022. The data in this report are from the Higher Education Research and Development ( HERD ) Survey, sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics ( NCSES ) within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 30, 2023 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Spain wants to change how it evaluates scientists —and end the ‘dictatorship of papers’
Spain’s much-maligned system for evaluating scientists, in which the sole criterion for career advancement is the publication of papers, is set to be overhauled under new proposals from the country’s National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (ANECA). The reforms, announced earlier this month, would for the first time see researchers at Spain’s public universities evaluated on a range of outputs besides papers, and would also encourage the distribution of findings via open-access platforms. Many scientists are welcoming the move, saying it will help academia move on from a system that has been described as es...
Source: ScienceNOW - November 29, 2023 Category: Science Source Type: news

U.S. Department of Education opens investigation into Harvard over antisemitism claims on campus
The U.S. Department of Education opened an investigation into Harvard University over claims of antisemitism on campus, according to the federal agency’s website. The department — which announced earlier this month a separate investigation into a half-dozen U.S. colleges and universities and a…#harvarduniversity #islamophobic #harvard #jewish #israeli #bostonglobe #officeforcivilrights #claudinegay #hamas #israel (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What can global radiology learn from Singapore?
Future healthcare success will rely heavily on giving priority to key technologies like point-of-care ultrasound, 3D printing of anatomical organs, and artificial intelligence, RSNA 2023 attendees are set to find out during Tuesday's keenly anticipated international session on Singapore. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has been piloted by community health teams at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) since 2021, with positive feedback, and it can influence patient management in more than 90% of cases when combined with clinical findings, Cher Heng Tan, MD, immediate past president of the Singapore Radiological Society, told Aun...
Source: Headlines - November 28, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Philip Ward Tags: RSNA 2023 Source Type: news

Bullying and self-harming behavior in universities  - a cross-sectional study of a sample of 327 university students - Ghandour W, Richa S, Hojaili N, El-Hage W, Gohier B, Kazour F.
INTRODUCTION: Bullying is a widespread public health issue, found in different contexts (e.g. schools, universities, workplaces, families), and it has negative consequences on both the perpetrator and the victim. There is a lack of studies addressing bully... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 22, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Roland DGA and Straumann USA Team Up to Offer World-Class Restorative Solutions
 Irvine, Calif., Nov. 20, 2023  – Roland DGA ’s DGSHAPE Americas Dental Business Group and Straumann USA, two of the most recognized and respected names in dental, are partnering to combine their collective talents and expertise to accelerate the awareness and acceptance of high-quality restorative solutions in the dental market. This new collaboration creates an exciting opportunity to provide world-class, full-service restorative solutions featuring Straumann ’s implant solutions and DGSHAPE ’s DWX Dental Mill...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 21, 2023 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Victor Davis Hanson: Can We Save Our Universities?
Authored by Victor Davis Hanson via American Greatness, It took the widely reported, repellent, and exempt wave of anti-Semitism and violent pro-Hamas protestors harassing Jews, finally to convince Americans that their own hallmark universities…#victordavishanson #americangreatness #jews #western #jewish #israel #arab #middleeast #alaqsamosque #nonarab (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists invent dissolving implantable supercapacitor
Scientists say they've developed an implantable drug-delivery widget that harmlessly dissolves over time in the body, can be wirelessly charged, and has proven its efficacy in lab rats. The academics, at Lanzhou and Dalian Universities in China and Penn State in the US, said their gadget is…#lanzhou #dalianuniversities #pennstate #mos #controlboard #infineon #hongweisheng (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Houston companies, universities win nearly $50.7 million in latest CPRIT awards
Houston companies and universities make up the bulk of winners in the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas ’ latest round of funding, which will bring an Israel-based company's headquarters to Houston and high-profile researchers to local schools. (Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 20, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jishnu Nair Source Type: news