Selection process completed: 360 young economists at the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences

(Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings) 360 young economists from 66 nations will participate in the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences together with Laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic..

People match confidence levels to make decisions in groups

When trying to make a decision with another person, people tend to match their confidence levels, which can backfire if one person has more expertise than the other, finds a new study led by UCL and U..

Elsevier adds ClinicalKey to Research4Life access program for developing countries

Philadelphia, PA, May 25, 2017 - Elsevier, the information analytics company specializing in science and health, will add ClinicalKey to its global research and health resources available through Rese..

The ‘ideal’ teacher? It’s all in your mind

Two Concordia researchers are turning to Reddit for a more accurate picture of public perceptions of teachers and teaching. Their initial conclusions? That our understanding of the "best" and "worst..

Rotman finance professor receives the William F. Sharpe Award for scholarship in financial research

Credit: Rotman School Toronto - A paper co-authored by a finance professor at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management has won an award for the best paper in the Journal of Financ..

‘Authentic’ teachers are better at engaging with their students

Teachers who have an authentic teaching style are more positively received by their students, according to new research published in the National Communication Association's journal, Communicatio..

Half of mayoral elections in 6 US states are unopposed

Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Approximately half of mayoral elections in six U.S. states are unopposed, and unopposed elections are on the rise, according to a report from the Center for Loca..

New study finds $1 million-per-mile economic impact of TVA reservoirs

Credit: Photo courtesy TVA. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Memorial Day Weekend is heralded the nation over as the unofficial start to summer. Schools have dismissed for the academic year, or soon will. The we..

Nearly 500 supporters joined ATS rally on Capitol Hill: Lab coats for lungs

Credit: ATS WASHINGTON, DC - May 24, 2017 - In an ATS 2017 International Conference first, respiratory health professionals and patients joined other conference attendees at a rally near the Capito..

Large market share for non-quality-assured malaria medicines in Africa

A new study of malaria medicine quality in 8 sub-Saharan African countries has found a large and potentially growing market for non-quality-assured (QA) malaria treatments -- medicines not pre-approve..

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