Research Funding

Cambridge discovers the economic benefit of clustering | Richard Partington

There are tourists punting on the river and cyclists thronging the street. On this summer day, many of the trains have been cancelled or face severe delays. It’s more than a century since the Victorian economist Alfred Marshall taught at Cambridge University - where the economics library still …

Business

Farnborough Airshow: Brexit and bulging order books dominate

<b>The weather forecast may be warm and sunny, but there is still likely to be a cloud hanging over the Farnborough Airshow this week.</b><p>The show is the biggest event of the year for the aerospace industry. It's where the latest multi-billion-dollar fighters and sleek airliners soar through the …

Aviation

The Hull of ‘Boaty McBoatface’, AKA ‘RRS Sir David Attenborough’, Launches Into The River Mersey

Boaty McBoatface, more properly known as the RRS Sir David Attenborough, begins the next phase of it’s life today as the hull is launched into the …

Rowing

Surprise! Harvard Goes Corporate

Maybe Goldman Sachs won’t be Faust’s Mephistopheles. All we can do is wait and see, and hope for the best.

Higher Education

U of M President Eric Kaler’s tenure marked by improvements, controversy

Following University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler’s announcement that he will step down in 2019, we look back on notable moments of his</b> …

Sexual Harassment

Superbugs Win Another Round as Big Pharma Leaves Antibiotics

The fight against life-threatening infections suffered another blow when one of the world’s biggest drugmakers waved the white flag.<p>Novartis AG is …

Medicine

UK set to steal limelight at Farnborough air show | Financial Times

An international air show is usually the arena for global aerospace giants, Airbus and Boeing, to slug it out in a very public battle of egos and …

Aviation

Significant boost for research in federal budget supports record UAB discovery and economic impact - Birmingham Business Journal

A $1.3 trillion spending package was signed into law earlier this year with substantial increases to many federal research agencies, including the …

Birmingham, AL

Gun violence research funding gets snub from House Appropriations Committee

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican members of the House Appropriations Committee blocked a proposal to designate funding specifically for gun violence research on Wednesday, leaving public health researchers disappointed. The vote against the proposal was 32-20, along party lines.<p>Overall, the House Appropriations …

Guns

Strategical thinking

National eye research charity Fight for Sight has announced a new research strategy which it says is designed to maximise the impact of its research …

Optometry

Friday's papers: THL probe, gov't unpopularity and Rehn fighting debt

Ilta-Sanomat's reporting of a doctor's rebellion over vaccine policy bore fruit on Friday when it emerged that the Chancellor of Justice would look …

Finland

FT Health: Is there a doctor on board? | Financial Times

<i>Register here to receive your free weekly briefing by email.</i><p>As the holiday season approaches and people step up their travel, one group of flyers …

Public Health

In Senate, Research Spending Lined Up for New High

With completion of the Defense and Labor, HHS, and Education spending bills by the Senate Appropriations Committee late last month – marking the …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Questions continue to swirl around medical marijuana, health care facilities - ROI-NJ

Where can medical marijuana be used?<p>It’s a question many have asked since the program launched in New Jersey in 2013 under then-Gov. Chris …

Cannabis Industry

NTU Singapore partners the CEA to develop innovative e-waste recycling technologies

NTU Singapore partners the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission to develop innovative e-waste recycling technologies<p>Singapore, 14 …

Sustainability

Politics This Morning: Singh, Scheer in B.C. to drum up voter enthusiasm; cabinet-shuffle speculation builds; Hussen holds presser on immigration

Young tourists take a break during their field trip to Parliament Hill on Thursday. <i>The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade</i><p>Happy Friday,<p>Conservative …

Canadian News

Door open to EU students after Brexit

<b>The door has been left open for EU students to come to UK universities after Brexit, according to the plans set out for the UK's future relationship with the EU.</b><p>Or you might choose another metaphor, because the language of the White Paper leaves much vagueness for interpretation.<p>For a report about …

Great Britain

Antioxidant benefits of sleep

Understanding sleep has become increasingly important in modern society, where chronic loss of sleep has become rampant and pervasive. As evidence …

Neuroscience

As Trudeau Cabinet Shuffle Looms, Kirsty Duncan At Centre Of Speculation

The PM is believed to be planning his first expansion cabinet since taking office.<p>OTTAWA — She's gone from a junior minister, to a minister with a …

Canadian News

Sasquatch: myth, or serious research topic?

Sasquatch is a laughing matter to some - but to others, it's a source of research funding. Jeff Meldrum is a professor of anatomy and anthropology …

Sasquatch

Facebook Unlocks a Million Gigabytes of Data

By<p>July 11, 2018 4:16 p.m. ET<p>If you're dubious about social media's effect on elections around the world, a new data set from Facebook (FB) may …

Social Media

$177.1 Billion Labor-HHS-Education Moves Forward with Family Separation Changes

House Appropriations has approved 11 of 12 fiscal 2019 spending measures<p>The House Appropriations Committee late Wednesday evening approved, 30-22, a …

Politics

Northeastern Defends Its Connections To ICE Despite Protests, As Agency Ends Funding

Support the news<p>Northeastern University is defending its ties to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, amid protests calling for the university …

Research

It’s time to burst the biomedical bubble in UK research

The political turmoil over recent days has meant that a speech last week by Sam Gyimah, minister for universities and science, hasn’t received the attention it deserves. Opening the Schrödinger Building in Oxford, Gyimah set out in the most comprehensive terms yet why the government has made the …

Science

IceCube neutrinos point to long-sought cosmic ray accelerator

UMD-developed alert system enabled telescopes around the world to zero in on cosmic particle factory<p>An international team of scientists, with key …

Physics

International collaboration finds land plant genes in ancient aquatic alga

Newly sequenced algal genome shows that adaptations essential for land plants evolved before land plants did<p>Land plants, which split from their …

Biology

Under Pressure, Trump Administration Expected To Streamline Process Of Reuniting Separate Families

To speed up the reunions, the government will no longer insist on fingerprinting all adults in a household where a child will live, or require home …

Immigration

Lethbridge College expanding applied research capabilities

In mid-July, the halls around Lethbridge College are pretty empty, considering most of the students are away recharging for the next school year. …

Environment

Newsletter

COMMENT<p>Fund and study these priorities for natural and social sciences to meet a gaping need, urge Abdallah S. Daar, Trillium Chang, Angela Salomon …

World Economy

Institute of Eminence (IoE) for Jio Institute: 10 things to consider before criticising move

The IoE status is being to Jio Institute given for the sole purpose of being a university that can be a world class University in the years to …

India News