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Expanding Access to Medicines and Promoting Innovation: A Practical Approach

Berkman Center for Internet & Society - June 15, 2017 5276


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Pharma companies can increase access to medicines and spur new R&D by replicating industry best practices, Harvard team argues in new paper



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I’m Pretty Sure I Remember That — False Memories

The Scholarly Kitchen - June 23, 2017 4998

Do you remember when Darth Vader said, "Luke, I am your father"? Are you sure about that?


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RA positions for students to join our research team

George Veletsianos - June 16, 2017 4993

 


If you are doctoral student or know of one interested in a research assistantship, please share this job posting with them:


https://humanresources.royalroads.ca/job-posting/research-assistant-3-x2


Successful applicants need to be Canadian citizens (or permanent residents) and enrolled in a doctoral program, but they do not need to be enrolled at a Canadian University. We will have two more research assistantships available for MA/PhD students as well.

The realms of possibility

Learning with e's - June 22, 2017 4952

Everything that is imaginable is possible, but not everything that is possible is imaginable.

OPINION: Kindergarten isn’t too early to educate at-risk children about Alzheimer’s

Hechinger Report - June 21, 2017 4952

When my colleagues found out that my husband, an elementary school teacher, had asked me to join his school for Career Day, they were incredulous. “You’re going to talk to 7-year-olds about being an Alzheimer’s advocate?” one asked. I understood the suspicion. As the millions of Americans touched by Alzheimer’s will tell you, it is […]


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Does Journal Suppression Reduce Self-Citation?

The Scholarly Kitchen - June 22, 2017 4951

Journal suppression is an effective tool for reducing high rates of self-citation, even years after a title is reintroduced.


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Mentoring capitalizes on on our best evolutionary tendencies to combat loneliness: New research

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - June 21, 2017 4951

Posted by Steve Koppes New research has shown that reducing loneliness through meaningful connections can foster less self-centered, more pro-social behaviors, a finding that highlights the important role mentoring can play in reducing loneliness. The findings also suggest a positive feedback loop between the two traits: As increased loneliness heightens self-centeredness, the latter then contributes further […]


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Mentoring key piece of the puzzle in reducing STEM attrition

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - June 21, 2017 4951

Written by Charlie Wood, the Christian Science Monitor As a freshman, Stephanie Mula found the University of Massachusetts’s engineering program “overwhelming.” A first-generation college student, she wasn’t sure what to expect, how to get the most out of her classes, or where to look for internships. Nevertheless, she went on to beat the odds of […]


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Mentoring for youth and YA during reentry from confinement: A review of the research

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - June 21, 2017 4951

Written by Justin Preston As part of an ongoing series, MENTOR’s National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC) asks prominent researchers to extensively review the existing literature in a specific area of mentoring in order to draw conclusions on what works and implications for mentoring practice. This time, we are going to highlight NMRC’s research review of […]


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Policy Corner: June updates from Janet Forbush

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - June 21, 2017 4951

Written by Janet Forbush, Senior Advisor with the Center for the Advancement of Mentoring June 2017 Background:  The wide range of public policy activity at the federal level in recent weeks sets the tone and shapes the body of the content for the June Chronicle column on policy.  Primary features review the implications of the […]


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