The GovLab launches free online course on “Open Justice”

BROOKLYN, New York, Thursday, July 15, 2021 – Today, The GovLab in partnership with the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary of Mexico (TEPJF) , launched a first of its kind, online course on Open Justice through the edX MOOC…

Increased organizational support for employees’ adoption efforts yields positive benefits

WACO, Texas (June 23, 2021) – When an organization supports its employees who choose to adopt children, the employees, their families, the adopted children and the organization itself experience positive benefits and outcomes, according to new research from Baylor University.…

Finding pathways for sustainable development in Africa

A new project funded under the Belmont Forum’s joint Collaborative Research Action on Pathways to Sustainability will develop novel tools and capacities to understand and manage interlinkages between the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and support sustainable development pathways for African…

LSU Health New Orleans Nursing awarded $1.25M for mental health for underserved

New Orleans, LA – The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing a $1.25 million grant over five years to improve access to mental and behavioral health care. The funding will increase…

Researchers to investigate ‘flexible furlough’ and employers’ attitudes to part-time work

A research project by Cranfield School of Management will seek to determine to what extent so-called ‘flexible furlough’ during the coronavirus pandemic has increased employer openness to part-time working. Over 18 months, academics will investigate to what degree the ‘survival…

Study shows how rudeness leads to anchoring, including in medical diagnoses

Have you ever been cut off in traffic by another driver, leaving you still seething miles later? Or been interrupted by a colleague in a meeting, and found yourself replaying the event in your head even after you’ve left work…

New study: Developers’ skills and top management commitment lead to Agile project success

Around the globe, software-intensive organisations shift from plan-based development processes to Agile ones, intending to focus more on team interaction, better products, customers’ needs, and readiness to change. But how do these organisations succeed with large-scale Agile software transformations –…

Study identifies major barriers to financing a sustainable ocean economy

Financing a sustainable global ocean economy may require a Paris Agreement type effort, according to a new report from an international team of researchers led by the University of British Columbia. That’s because a significant increase in sustainable ocean finance…

OIST and Beyond Next Ventures tie in a new innovation hub

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (“OIST”) and Beyond Next Ventures (“BNV”) announced on May 25 a new partnership to invest in deep-tech startups and develop the innovation ecosystem in Okinawa. “Today is a happy day for…

Health system CEOs form coalition to set new safety standards for US health care workers

Johnese Spisso , president of UCLA Health and CEO of UCLA Hospital System, has joined forces with nine other U.S. health system leaders to form the CEO Coalition and set new safety standards for the nation’s health care workers. The…

New nonprofit boosts Research4Life’s mission in lower- and middle-income countries

Wilmington, DC, April 22, 2021 – Friends of Research4Life , a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in the United States, was launched to support the critical mission of the Research4Life partnership to enable full participation in the global information environment. Organizations…

Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation awards $1 million grant to CWRU School o

The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation–continuing Mt. Sinai Medical Center’s century-old tradition of caring for Northeast Ohio–has expanded its commitment to the region through a $1 million challenge grant to the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. With this…

Data Sharing Toolkit could contribute to unlocking greater food security

CABI and the Open Data Institute (ODI) has launched a Data Sharing Toolkit which could contribute to greater food security in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia through better access to data on soil health, agronomy and fertilizer

Bringing Total Worker Health® to a multinational agribusiness in Latin America

Researchers from the Center for Health, Work & Environment (CHWE) at the Colorado School of Public Health have published a paper in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health studying the effectiveness of applying Total Worker Health (TWH)…

Wiley and IReL sign four year open access agreement to amplify Irish research on the global stage

March 18, 2021 – Hoboken, N.J. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc. today announced a new four-year open access agreement with IReL, an e-resource licensing consortium for Irish institutions, to accelerate open access publishing and increase visibility for more than…

UNIST student startups grabbing the world’s attention!

The latest scientific and technological achievements of UNIST-based student startups have drawn worldwide attention. Thyroscope Inc. (CEO JaeMin Park), a UNIST student-led venture company, has recently been selected as a grand prize winner of the 2020 CheongCheongCon* competition, held by…