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Parent Interventions
May 28, 2020 Thursday 07:19:39 IST

Online survey to assess needs of children and young people with cancer

Researchers at the University of Southampton have initiated a study, together with colleagues at the University of York and the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group, to better understand how best to address the concerns and needs of families with children and young people who have cancer who may feel particularly vulnerable during the COVID-19 outbreak. The SHARE study (How to support children with cancer and their parents during the COVID-19 outbreak?) is designed to urgently increase our understanding of evolving experiences, information needs and decision-making of families facing extraordinarily stressful circumstances.Over 50 families have already responded to the online survey – there is one for children and another for parents and carers - that ope

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Parent Interventions
May 28, 2020 Thursday 07:11:01 IST
Study links severe childhood deprivation to difficulties in adulthood

Study links severe childhood deprivation to difficulties in adulthood

A team of researchers from the University of Southampton, the University of Bath and King’s College London have provided compelling evidence of the impact of adversity in childhood on neuropsychological functioning in adulthood. They also showed that neuropsychological difficulties may explain why early adversity is linked to attention

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Parent Interventions
May 28, 2020 Thursday 06:54:46 IST
New study aims to learn the lessons of homeschooling

New study aims to learn the lessons of homeschooling

Parents who have been homeschooling their children are being called on to share their experiences for a new study being carried out by researchers at the University of Nottingham. Since 20th March, UK schools have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and learning has been carried out online at home. Researchers from the School of Medi

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Parent Interventions
May 28, 2020 Thursday 03:44:02 IST
Parents paying heavy price for lockdown

Parents paying heavy price for lockdown

School closures, massive rates of job loss and furloughing, and a shift to working from home are all affecting how parents spend their time, and how mothers and fathers divide responsibilities for paid work, housework and childcare, finds a new study co-led by UCL.Researchers from UCL Institute of Education (IOE) and the Institute for Fis

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Parent Interventions
May 28, 2020 Thursday 03:02:36 IST
£3.8m funds international psychotherapy trial with new mothers

£3.8m funds international psychotherapy trial with new mothers

A UCL team has been awarded £3.8 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to fund a new study in Lebanon and Kenya looking at the treatment of post-natal depression, child development, and the mother-child relationship. With the NIHR's Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT) programme fundin

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

"Future of the country depends on Science and Technology," Bharat Ratna Prof. C.N.R. Rao. Quotes

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National Edu News
May 28, 2020 Thursday 06:38:20 IST
Science and Technology in finding solutions to combat COVID-19

Science and Technology in finding solutions to combat COVID-19

At a media briefing here today, Dr. Vinod Paul, Member NITI Aayog and Professor K. Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, summarised activities on COVID-19 related to Science and Technology in the areas of vaccines, drug discovery, diagnostics and testing.On vaccines, it was pointed out that the process is usually

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National Edu News
May 28, 2020 Thursday 06:35:35 IST
Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme

Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme

It has been decided to take forward the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme of the Government by using innovative ways in view of the prevailing conditions of COVID 19. This was decided at a recent meeting of  Secretaries via videoconferencing of partner ministries under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme of the Governmen

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Science Innovations
May 28, 2020 Thursday 01:03:13 IST
DST-SERB supports study to identify structure-based potential antivirals

DST-SERB supports study to identify structure-based potential antivirals

The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) under Department of Science & Technology (DST) has recently supported a proposed study by Prof. Pravindra Kumar from IIT- Roorkee for identification of structure-based potential antivirals against SARS-CoV2.  The study to be funded under Intensification of Research in Hi

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Science Innovations
May 28, 2020 Thursday 12:57:39 IST
New route to fabricate precisely controlled nanostructures of desired geometry

New route to fabricate precisely controlled nanostructures of desired geometry

Researchers at Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST) Mohali, an autonomous institute under the Department of Science & Technology (DST) have found a straightforward and unique route to fabricate precisely controlled nanostructures of desired geometry and location on 2D materials, through a rapid one-step low power laser writ

Looking Ahead

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Creative Living
May 12, 2020 Tuesday 01:11:20 IST
The Lady with the Lamp

The Lady with the Lamp

"When all the medical officers have retired for the night and silence and darkness have settled down upon those miles of prostrate sick, she may be observed alone, with a little lamp in her hand, making her solitary rounds.” This piece of news appeared in a report in The Times during the infamous Crimean War (1853 – 1856) on how Florence Nighti

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Creative Living
May 03, 2020 Sunday 12:25:07 IST
The Story of Ada Lovelace, Prophetess of the Digital Era

The Story of Ada Lovelace, Prophetess of the Digital Era

The world progresses based on the vision of great prophets. They are passionate and undergo pangs to bring forth their concepts against all odds. Clarity is required to turn any vision into realty and one could stay assured that a perfected concept will never go futile. It will sprout, branch out and bear fruits at its designated time.  No

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Round Table May 09, 2020 Saturday 04:12:27 IST
Towards Blended, Hybrid Learning

Towards Blended, Hybrid Learning

With the Covid-19 pandemic and the several weeks of lockdown, the education sector suddenly realised the worth of whatever investments made in Information & Communications Technology (ICT) . The need to continue studies for children and creatively engage them was the prime reason to unleash the power of internet, tablets, mobile phones and