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Actua partners with Mastercard to prepare Canadian youth for the future of work
Actua partners with Mastercard to prepare Canadian youth for the future of work
7/16/2019 12:32:01 PM
Today, Actua announced Mastercard as its newest partner, helping to empower Canadian youth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
"Sony Research Award Program" Continues for Fourth Year Promoting Innovation and Technological Development with U.S. and Canadian Universities
7/16/2019 12:19:51 PM
Sony announced today the continuation of the Sony Research Award Program, which provides U.S. and Canadian universities funding for emerging and innovative technology research programs in collaboration with Sony’s own research groups.
SAP and Karlie Kloss: Partnering to Maximize the Power of Experience to Inspire Young Women in STEAM
SAP and Karlie Kloss: Partnering to Maximize the Power of Experience to Inspire Young Women in STEAM
7/16/2019 10:18:38 AM
SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and Karlie Kloss announced a partnership to help drive meaningful experiences by encouraging and enabling more young women to pursue their passion within science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) subjects.
Sobi Invites Entries to First Sobi Scientific Innovation Awards
Sobi Invites Entries to First Sobi Scientific Innovation Awards
7/16/2019 8:55:09 AM
Sobi™ has established the Sobi Scientific Innovation Awards, with a focus on the future of haemophilia care, to recognise innovation and scientific excellence in haemophilia research.
Activism in Printed Words and Radical Historical Review
Activism in Printed Words and Radical Historical Review
7/12/2019 7:12:53 PM
Humans are supposedly created equal. Why is there racism-related injustice toward the minority? Is there a way to stop these offenses? Start fighting racism with the right kind of information through Paul Lehman’s “The System of European American Supremacy and African American Inferiority.” According to the author, the element of ethnic bias resurfaced when Barack Obama …
Study Shows Hiring Managers View Overqualified Job Seekers as Lacking Commitment
Study Shows Hiring Managers View Overqualified Job Seekers as Lacking Commitment
7/12/2019 3:22:03 PM
Job seekers who apply for positions in which they appear overly capable may be putting themselves at a disadvantage with hiring managers, according to new research from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business — unless they are women, in which case being overqualified can be helpful.  Managers tend to perceive that overqualified candidates lack commitment to …
Canada is investing in important climate change research
Canada is investing in important climate change research
7/12/2019 10:50:44 AM
Science has shown us that climate change is real—it has shown us the impact on our health and on the stability of our climate, and science will show us the best ways to tackle the challenge.
Catholic University of Korea Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital and Philips team up to improve cancer diagnosis
Catholic University of Korea Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital and Philips team up to improve cancer diagnosis
7/12/2019 8:55:56 AM
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced successful implementation of its Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution at the Catholic University of Korea Seoul St.
Duke Energy to build solar power plant at Discovery Park District near Purdue University
Duke Energy to build solar power plant at Discovery Park District near Purdue University
7/12/2019 6:50:30 AM
Duke Energy is building a 1.6-megawatt solar power plant in the Discovery Park District near Purdue University. “We’ll use the clean, renewable energy from this solar plant for our Indiana customers,” said Stan Pinegar, Duke Energy state president for Indiana.
Federal government announces $25 million in funding for the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research
Federal government announces $25 million in funding for the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research
7/11/2019 9:14:26 AM
The Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) and Queen’s University welcomed the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, to campus on Wednesday, where he announced a $25 million investment over 10 years to support the institution’s research activities.
College Send-Off Blues: 5 Tips for Making the College Transition Better (for Everyone!)
College Send-Off Blues: 5 Tips for Making the College Transition Better (for Everyone!)
7/10/2019 4:36:58 PM
This August nearly 20 million students will head off to college. It generates both excitement and anxiety. “Transition depression, though not a clinical diagnosis, is a very real concern,” says Lindy Schneider, co-author of “College Secrets of Highly Successful People: Keys to Launching a Great Life.” “However, the college send-off blues can be lessened by preparing …
Autobiography of Little Rock Nine’s Elizabeth Eckford Wins 2019 Indie Author Legacy Awards
Autobiography of Little Rock Nine’s Elizabeth Eckford Wins 2019 Indie Author Legacy Awards
7/9/2019 10:21:31 PM
The autobiography of Civil Rights Icon Elizabeth Eckford of the Little Rock Nine received the 2019 Indie Author Legacy Awards top children’s book honor June 29, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Human waste an asset to economy, environment, study finds
Human waste an asset to economy, environment, study finds
7/9/2019 12:52:30 PM
Human waste might be an unpleasant public health burden, but scientists at the University of Illinois see sanitation as a valuable facet of global ecosystems and an overlooked source of nutrients, organic material and water.
Unraveling the Infinite Possibilities of the Universe
Unraveling the Infinite Possibilities of the Universe
7/8/2019 9:56:44 PM
The universe continues to be a giant puzzle to humanity. Navy veteran Richard Chamberlain will take us to the uncharted vacuity of the universe in his sci-fi book, “Echoes through Time: A Harvester Adventure Series.”   The first book of his series imagines what humanity is trying to discover about the universe.
BT and Indian Institute of Science kick off new phase of UK-India research collaboration
BT and Indian Institute of Science kick off new phase of UK-India research collaboration
7/5/2019 7:29:41 AM
BT and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), one of India’s leading research institutions, kicked off a new phase of UK-India joint research with the opening of a new collaborative research centre in Bengaluru (Bangalore), focused on the development of the next generation of cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI), mobility and software engineering technologies.
Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Theatre Lab Acting Company, Dramaturgs and Advisors
Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Theatre Lab Acting Company, Dramaturgs and Advisors
7/3/2019 2:19:25 AM
Sundance Institute’s 2019 Theatre Lab convenes; the Institute announced this year’s participating acting company and creative advisors. The Lab, which runs through July 28 at Utah’s Sundance Resort, will be led by the program’s Director, Christopher Hibma in collaboration with Manager Ana Verde ; the eight projects were selected by Hibma and former Theatre Program Artistic …
U of T ranked in top 10 globally in nine subjects by influential Shanghai Ranking Consultancy
U of T ranked in top 10 globally in nine subjects by influential Shanghai Ranking Consultancy
7/2/2019 9:24:16 AM
The University of Toronto ranks among the top 10 universities in the world in subjects as diverse as psychology, finance and geography, according to the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities.
AIXTRON provides MOCVD system to Nagoya University
AIXTRON provides MOCVD system to Nagoya University
7/2/2019 6:58:16 AM
AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA), a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, has delivered a Close Coupled Showerhead® (CCS) system to Nagoya University (Japan).
Typical summer BBQ releases more greenhouse gas emissions than 80-mile car journey
Typical summer BBQ releases more greenhouse gas emissions than 80-mile car journey
7/1/2019 12:31:44 PM
• Research shows swapping beef burgers for vegan options could slash environmental impact of barbecues. • Scientists from the University of Sheffield’s Institute for Sustainable Food part of team highlighting how diet contributes to climate breakdown with Royal Society exhibit.
SV Academy Raises Series A Funding to Help More People Make it in America With Jobs Starting at $79K, No Coding Required
SV Academy Raises Series A Funding to Help More People Make it in America With Jobs Starting at $79K, No Coding Required
7/1/2019 11:58:56 AM
SV Academy, the first tuition-free, online vocational school that guarantees non-coders access to high-growth sales careers, today announced a $9.5 million Series A led by Owl Ventures with participation from Bloomberg Beta, Kapor Capital, Rethink Education, Strada Education Network, and Uprising.