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USF faculty, students to present at 2022 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

USF faculty, students to present at 2022 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

The research of more than 70 University of South Florida (USF) researchers and graduate students will be presented to the educational research community at the 2022 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting from April 21-26 in San Diego, CA. The AERA Annual Meeting is the world’s largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research and is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative [...]

July 22, 2022 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on USF faculty, students to present at 2022 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

Sleep deprivation makes our brain feel like we’ve drank too much, suggests research

Sleep deprivation makes our brain feel like we’ve drank too much, suggests research

Ever feel sluggish after a rubbish night’s sleep? This could be the tip of the iceberg for our brain function, reveals a new study from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Tel Aviv University, Israel. Researchers found that a lack of good sleep has severe consequences on our brain function and stops brain [...]

November 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Sleep deprivation makes our brain feel like we’ve drank too much, suggests research

Marijuana leads to changes in brain function, increases violent behaviour: Research

Marijuana leads to changes in brain function, increases violent behaviour: Research

Marijuana is considered to be a medicinal drug and if consumed for health purposes, it can be useful for a person. But in July this year, a study showed that marijuana use may lead to psychosocial problems. Now, a new research found a link between use of marijuana and changes in brain function. A group of researchers has [...]

October 13, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Marijuana leads to changes in brain function, increases violent behaviour: Research

Aadhaar in focus: B-school ISB to do research on world’s largest digital identity system

Aadhaar in focus: B-school ISB to do research on world’s largest digital identity system

India has the world’s largest biometric enabled digital identity system which is a fascinating subject for research – the outcomes of which can serve as a good model for other countries to replicate. Keeping this in mind, the Indian School of Business (ISB) has announced the launch of a Digital Identity Research Initiative (DIRI) – [...]

July 6, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Aadhaar in focus: B-school ISB to do research on world’s largest digital identity system

NEET 2017: Kashi’s Aryan bags AIR 9, aims research

NEET 2017: Kashi’s Aryan bags AIR 9, aims research

Aryan Raj Singh from the temple town bagged All India Rank (AIR) 9 in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), the result of which was declared on Friday. He wants to do medical research after completing MBBS. Aryan also secured AIR 11 in the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) entrance test for admission to [...]

June 24, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on NEET 2017: Kashi’s Aryan bags AIR 9, aims research

New research defines impact of cannabis on health

New research defines impact of cannabis on health

A report published this week consolidated all evidence published since 1999 regarding the therapeutic benefits and health risks associated with cannabis and cannabis-derived products, such as marijuana. In the USA, cannabis is legal as a therapeutic agent in 28 states and The District of Columbia. Of these, 8 states and The District of Columbia have [...]

January 13, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on New research defines impact of cannabis on health

Growing cancer crisis in rural Appalachia, research shows

Growing cancer crisis in rural Appalachia, research shows

While the rest of the United States makes major strides against cancer, a cancer crisis is taking hold in rural Appalachia. A University of Virginia (UVA) team analyzed federal government data and found that between 1969 and 2011, cancer rates fell in every U.S. region except rural Appalachia. Over the study period, rural Appalachia went [...]

November 28, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Growing cancer crisis in rural Appalachia, research shows

Oldest adults may have much to gain from social technology, according to Stanford research

Oldest adults may have much to gain from social technology, according to Stanford research

Adults over 80 who use information and communication technology are more likely to report mental and physical well-being, according to Stanford research. Researchers at the Stanford Center on Longevity find that adults over 80 benefit from using technology to connect with friends and family. (Image credit: DragonImages / Getty Images) “Critics say that people might [...]

November 28, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Oldest adults may have much to gain from social technology, according to Stanford research

Further and Higher Education and Research leaders gather for the first time in Africa to elevate sectors’ status

Further and Higher Education and Research leaders gather for the first time in Africa to elevate sectors’ status

Leaders of tertiary education and research are coming together in Accra, Ghana, to tackle the increasingly changing and challenging conditions facing the further, higher education and research sectors around the world.   The 10th International Further and Higher Education and Research Conference running from 14-16 November, organised by Education International, the global confederation of 401 [...]

November 12, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Further and Higher Education and Research leaders gather for the first time in Africa to elevate sectors’ status

NIH funds research on pancreatitis, cure for type 1 diabetes

NIH funds research on pancreatitis, cure for type 1 diabetes

A $1.68 million National Institutes of Health grant will fund research aiming to improve treatment for chronic pancreatitis, as well as further a potential cure for type 1 diabetes, the Medical University of South Carolina announced this week. Earlier studies by researchers at the university showed injecting Alpha 1 anti-trypsin, or AAT, into mice during [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on NIH funds research on pancreatitis, cure for type 1 diabetes

After a year, Carnegie Mellon and Uber research initiative is stalled

After a year, Carnegie Mellon and Uber research initiative is stalled

More than a year after Uber announced a research pact with Carnegie Mellon University – and then hired away four of the institution’s faculty and 36 researchers and technicians – the ride-hailing company and university have not collaborated on a single project, according to CMU faculty and administrators. Herman Herman, director of CMU’s National Robotics [...]

March 21, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on After a year, Carnegie Mellon and Uber research initiative is stalled

Research suggests many UK buy to let landlords plan to sell up

Research suggests many UK buy to let landlords plan to sell up

The proportion of landlords in central London who intend to sell property has quadrupled since last year’s Budget, according to new research. Just 4% of landlords in central London had plans to sell property when surveyed before last year’s Budget but new figures from the National Landlords Association (NLA) show that has risen to 19%. [...]

March 14, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Research suggests many UK buy to let landlords plan to sell up