Climate policy and academic research: Is there a connection?
Faculty of Environment Fall 2009 lecture series: Internationally recognized and Nobel Prize recipient Dr. Mark Jaccard from SFU's School of Resource and Environmental Management eloquently speaks about "Climate policy and academic research: Is there a connection?"
Regenerative Medicine and Applications of Stem Cell Research
(June 1, 2010) Renee Reijo Pera, Ph.D., and Professor Michael Longaker discuss the future of regenerative medicine and the promise that stem cell research holds for this field. During the final quarter of the Stanford Mini Med School, some of the most timely and important topics in contemporary medicine and the biosciences are addressed. Stanford Mini Med School is a series arranged and directed by Stanford's School of Medicine and presented by the Stanford Continuing Studies program. Sta
Research into Cancer Treatments
(May 18, 2010) Philip Beachy, Ph.D. and Ron Levy, Ph.D discuss different approaches to cancer therapy, research, and clinical trials, such as drug, antibody, and stem cell therapies. During the final quarter of the Stanford Mini Med School, some of the most timely and important topics in contemporary medicine and the biosciences are addressed. Stanford Mini Med School is a series arranged and directed by Stanford's School of Medicine and presented by the Stanford Continuing Studies program.
Professor David Price: restructuring research funding
UK higher education is at a crossroads. Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research), argues the case for a major restructuring of the sector to play to our diverse strengths. For more, read article in Times Higher Education supplement: http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=412909&c=1 http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/1008/10080401
Research on Aging: Hormone Therapy for Women
Join Dr. Matthew Allison he talks about the latest research regarding health concerns for postmenopausal women and what can be done in the way of prevention of diseases such as heart attacks, breast cancer, and fractures. Dr. Allison discusses the risks and benefits of Menopausal Hormone Therapy (MHT), a supplemental estrogen therapy. Series: Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging (SIRA) [8/2010] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 19344]
UMass Amherst is Smart: We are a Nationally Ranked Research University by Tonya Eckert
First Prize winner of UMass Amherst SMART Student Video Contest."With this video, I wanted to communicate UMass as a "smart" university by visiting different research labs across campus to find out just what some of the smartest individuals at UMass were up to. With my video, I hope that new and current students will find these labs more approachable, knowing that students just like them are involved in such meaningful research." according to Tonya Eckert, who won first prize
The Lowy Cancer Research Centre
The Lowy Cancer Research Centre | Offically opened by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on 28 May 2010
Beyond the Ivory Towers: On Tomorrow's American Research University
In "Beyond the Ivory Towers: On Tomorrow's American Research University," C. L. Max Nikias outlines his perspective on the potential direction of the American research university in the coming years. Nikias' presentation, given on January 22, 2009, was the 31st annual Earl V. Pullias Lecture, sponsored by the University of Southern California, the USC Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis and the USC Rossier School of Education. Learn more about USC President C. L. Max Nikias: http://www
UToledo receives grant for algae biofuels research
The University of Toledo has received a grant to construct a research facility to investigate best ways to create biofuels from algae.
Fit With Program Interests and Research Experiences
In October 2008, the Graduate School held the second of four best practices seminars that are part of the Graduate School's Initiative to Optimize Doctoral Completion. Four faculty members shared ideas about strategies and criteria that they have used in their admissions process to increase the likelihood that the students who are admitted will successfully complete their degrees. Dr. Billy Hammond from Psychology spoke about fitting students with program interests and research experiences.
Burn Camp 2010
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Dr. Adrian Owen: Canada Excellence Research Chair Announcement
One of the worlds foremost neuroscientists, Adrian Owen, has been recruited to The University of Western Ontario as a Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) and will bring his remarkable research program from University of Cambridge.
Stem Cell Research Presentation
As an institution of higher education learning, Del Mar College is committed to the marketplace of ideas. On June 18, 2010, community advocate Dusty Durrill sponsored a presentation on Stem Cell Research by Dr. Jorge Paz Rodriguez of the Stem Cell Institute in Panama.
Imperial research at the Science Museum
Imperial celebrates research on display at one of the world's premiere museums
John Burns Discusses Research History with Bayer CropScience
John Burns, dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Texas Tech University, discusses Texas Tech's research history with Bayer CropScience. Bayer contributed $7.5 million to support new research initiatives and facilities development for the department. The contribution qualified for a full match through the Texas Research Incentive Program, creating a $15 million total contribution to the university.
Texas Tech Receives $8 Million for Wind Research
Texas Tech and the National Institute for Renewable Energy (NIRE), a non-profit, public/private collaboration, will receive $8.4 million from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) allowing them to help resolve key scientific and technology issues facing the wind power industry. The announcement came July 26 from Gov. Rick Perry, the Texas Tech University System, the Innovate Texas Foundation and The Wind Alliance.
Texas Tech Names New Autism Research Director
David M. Richman will fill the endowed $1.5 million Jere Lynn Burkhart Chair in Special Education in the Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research effective Aug. 1. Richman most recently was an associate professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Illinois. Richman's teaching and research focuses on assessment and treatment of behavior disorders such as aggression, property destruction and self-injurious behavior.
Terahertz radiation research at the University of Memphis.
Researchers at the U of M are working with terahertz radiation to come up with the next generation of screening devices.
Dioxin research at the University of Memphis.
Researchers at the University of Memphis are studying Dioxin, and it may be a key to advancements in treating skin diseases and cancer.
Computing in the Cloud - Part 4: "Princeton Research" – January 15, 2008
"Computing in the cloud" is one name for services that run in a Web browser and store information in a provider's data center — ranging from adaptations of familiar tools such as email and personal finance to new offerings such as virtual worlds and social networks. This workshop will bring together experts from computer science, law, politics and industry to explore the social and policy implications of this trend. Part 4 includes a presentation and discussion of Princeton research. Sponsor