Results from a new RAS survey of astronomers and geophysicists show that these sciences have a systemic bullying problem; one that is disproportionately worse for women and those from minority groups. Aine O'Brien, RAS Diversity Officer, will present the key results in a talk at the virtual National Astronomy Meeting on Thursday 22 July.
The mathematics education can often be associated with only numeracy skills. But viewing the discipline as a cultural product--whose values differ across cultures--reveals its significance beyond numbers crunching. In this June Special Issue for ECNU Review of Education, being released as a tribute to the 14th International Congress on Mathematical Education, Dr. Qiaoping Zhang and Dr. Wee Tiong Seah, with other researchers from across Asia and Oceania, share their latest research and developments on values in mathematics education.
The NIH funded academic institutions to design programs for professional development through "Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training" (BEST), which includes career panels, skill-building workshops, job-search workshops, site visits, and internships. Because doctoral training is lengthy and requires focused attention on research, some researchers feared students participating in additional training activities might diminish their research productivity or delay graduation. To find out if that was true, research staff from several leading institutions analyzed metrics from ten NIH BEST awardee institutions.
Online learning engagement can be increased by nearly one-third by simply prompting students to share course ideas rather than personal details in the form of icebreakers and social introductions, said Unnati Narang, a professor of business administration at the Gies College of Business and co-author of the research.
As the pharmacy profession evolves to providing more patient care services, there is a continued need for pharmacy curricula to maintain pace. A recent study suggests Objective Structured Clinical Examinations have value in assessing clinical skills while also giving students learning experiences in community pharmacy settings.
A new study shows that colleges students are experiencing significant grief reactions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new study highlights the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus as an example of how an academic medical center can turn groundbreaking research into commercial products that improve patient care and public health. The paper, published recently in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, focuses on the unique ecosystem at CU Anschutz responsible for these innovations. And it specifically details the campus's collaborative culture and how biomedical research is commercialized.
Teacher training students who practiced teaching virtual pupils developed greater confidence in their teaching ability, according to a study from Linköping University. In the long term, simulation can make the students better prepared for their workforce debut.
Mathematicians created a novel mathematical model and found that a mixture of repayment strategies might be best--depending on how much is borrowed and how much income the borrower has.
For "deep" products, properly managing customers' onboarding experience and using the right channel and right product promotional strategy can enhance long-term customer loyalty and increase sales and profitability.