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Leadership Instincts

Bristol academic appointed Global Health Challenge Leader by UKRI
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Leadership Instincts
February 14, 2020 Friday 10:43:28 IST

Bristol academic appointed Global Health Challenge Leader by UKRI

An academic from the University of Bristol has been appointed a Global Health Challenge Leader by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and will join the flagship international development research scheme, the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). Helen Lambert, Professor of Medical Anthropology in the Bristol Medical School: PHS, has taken up the role GCRF Challenge Leader for Global Health. Professor Lambert has a background of research into antimicrobial resistance, HIV prevention with vulnerable communities, and the social and cultural dimensions of health systems.Professor Lambert is joining the team of GCRF Challenge Leaders, who are maximising the impact of the GCRF across six portfolio areas: global health, food systems, resilience, cities and sustainabl

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Leadership Instincts
February 13, 2020 Thursday 04:45:51 IST
Electoral Psychology Observatory launched at LSE

Electoral Psychology Observatory launched at LSE

London School of Economics has formally launched the Electoral Psychology Observatory (EPO), located within the Department of Government. The event unveiled a range of EPO research projects aiming to understand the psychology of voters and its interactions with election processes and the political environment and is led by the EPO’s Dir

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Leadership Instincts
February 13, 2020 Thursday 04:26:50 IST
Gender-diverse corporate boards reduce financial misconduct

Gender-diverse corporate boards reduce financial misconduct

A new study by the University of Toronto, of more than 6,000 U.S.-listed companies found that firms with a mix of women and men on their boards outperformed those where boards had no women or only one, with fewer financial reporting restatements and a lower incidence of fraud. Diversity was key. The improvements levelled out once boards a

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Leadership Instincts
February 13, 2020 Thursday 04:11:34 IST
University joins national scheme to engage citizens in science

University joins national scheme to engage citizens in science

UK citizens are set to contribute to world-leading research on air quality, plastic pollution, period poverty, farming methods and many other issues that directly affect their lives. They will join in 53 innovative projects across the UK, including one led by the University of Manchester’s Professor Sheena Cruickshank, funded by the gov

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Leadership Instincts
February 13, 2020 Thursday 01:12:47 IST
Yale F&ES to Become the Yale School of the Environment

Yale F&ES to Become the Yale School of the Environment

Effective July 1, 2020, the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies will change its name to the Yale School of the Environment, a change that better reflects its established role as a leader in environmental scholarship, practice, and solutions. The change was approved by Yale President Peter Salovey and the Yale Corporation,

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

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Policy Updates

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Policy Indications
February 14, 2020 Friday 10:41:44 IST
Secularism and tolerance of minority groups predicts future prosperity

Secularism and tolerance of minority groups predicts future prosperity

A new study by the University of Bristol scientists has found that secular cultures that are tolerant of minority groups and respectful of individuals’ rights tend to have more wealth, education and democracy. New research, which surveyed nearly half a million people across 109 countries, shows that changes in culture generally come before any im

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Policy Indications
February 13, 2020 Thursday 11:40:37 IST
Internet needs an international WTO-style body

Internet needs an international WTO-style body

A new study finds that the internet needs an international World Trade Organization (WTO)-style body to protect and grow it as one of the world’s unique shared resources: a communications infrastructure that is open, free, safe and reliable. The findings have been published by the UK-China Global Issues Dialogue Centre at Jesus College Cambridge.

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Science Innovations
February 13, 2020 Thursday 10:39:46 IST
Synchronization of neurons is critical for learning and forming memories

Synchronization of neurons is critical for learning and forming memories

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that the neurons involved in Pavlovian learning shift their behavior during the process and become more synchronized when a memory is being formed.In the study, recently published in The FASEB Journal, researchers looked at Pavlovian learning patterns, or respondent conditioning, in mice. In

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Science Innovations
February 11, 2020 Tuesday 02:08:18 IST
Climate warming disrupts tree seed production

Climate warming disrupts tree seed production

New research by the University of Liverpool, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland, University of Canterbury Christchurch, New Zealand, Keele University and Manchester Metropolitan University, has revealed the effect of climate warming on the complex interactions between beech trees and the insects that eat their seeds.Masting, the process by which tr

Best Practices

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Education Information
February 14, 2020 Friday 11:47:00 IST
EUTOPIA invests €10.2m in young researchers tackling real-world challenges

EUTOPIA invests €10.2m in young researchers tackling real-world challenges

EUTOPIA — a community of six European campuses striving to address global and regional challenges, and to develop a new form of open, inclusive, innovative higher education — is to invest €10.2 million to train early career researchers in fields such as data, health, welfare, and sustainability. The EUTOPIA Science & Innovation Postdoctor

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Education Information
February 14, 2020 Friday 11:37:37 IST
Monash University announces new campus in Indonesia

Monash University announces new campus in Indonesia

Monash University has been granted approval by the Government of Indonesia to establish the first foreign university campus in Indonesia. Based in Jakarta, Monash Indonesia will be a postgraduate campus, offering Master and PhD degrees, as well as executive programs and micro-credentials. It will be research-intensive and industry engaged and opera

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table February 05, 2020 Wednesday 03:12:54 IST
Youth and Optimism for India’s Future

The 57th RRT shares more creative ways of vacation

The future of the nation lies in the hands of the students and youth. India has a rich cultural and scientific heritage. The nation reigns supreme with its enduring spiritual skills, creativity-inducing diversity and abiding youthfulness, among the league of nations. India is gifted with the right combination of natural and human resources to