Women with disabilities ‘underestimated’ as battle for equality in science careers heats up

Zia Westerman was interested in studying geoscience, but a lack of flexibility around field trips caused her to do an arts degree instead. Key points: People with disabilities make up just six percent of university enrollments There has been a lack of inclusion in science-related professions But a group of women are setting an example … Read more

iTNT hub to come up at Anna University

The iTNT hub planned at Anna University in Chennai will focus on emerging technology and strengthen research and development, says IT Minister Mano Thangaraj The iTNT hub planned at Anna University in Chennai will focus on emerging technology and strengthen research and development, says IT Minister Mano Thangaraj Anna University will soon have an iTNT … Read more

University of Florida surpasses $1 billion in research spending for first time in 2022 – News

University of Florida faculty surpassed $1 billion in research spending for the first time in 2022, developing treatments for diseases, new agricultural products, engineering solutions and countless other advancements. With $1.076 billion in research expenditures, UF joins an exclusive group of about 15 public universities around the country to surpass $1 billion, including the University … Read more

Saving Peck’s Rex | University of Notre Dame

During his excursions to northeastern Montana, Rigby was often joined by Notre Dame students and adult volunteers, usually under the auspices of Earthwatch, a group based in Watertown, Massachusetts, that matches amateur scientists with projects conducted by researchers in a variety of fields including paleontology who need both financing and labor. Rigby had received support … Read more

Northwestern University Announces Three 2022 Nemmers Prize Winners

Northwestern University announced three winners of 2022 Nemmers Prizes on Wednesday. getty Northwestern University announced the winners of the 2022 Nemmers Prizes in Earth sciences, economics and mathematics on Wednesday. The biennial prizes recognize top scholars in various disciplines for their outstanding achievements, contributions to knowledge and words of lasting significance. The Nemmers Prizes are … Read more

Allahabad University team to undertake key geological study in Bundelkhand

A team of Allahabad University (AU) scientists would soon embark on a mission to discover 4000 million year old rocks besides a range of priceless metals and minerals in the rocky terrain of Bundelkhand. Led by eminent geologist Prof Jayanta Kumar Pati of AU’s department of earth and planetary sciences, the team, would undertake the … Read more

Faculty Focus–July 11, 2022 | St. Lawrence University

Faculty members put their knowledge into action so students and others are able to benefit from it. Recently, faculty weighed in on current events as podcast guests, published journal articles with alumni, presented papers at international conferences, and shared their passion for poetry in published works. Matt Carotenuto Matt Carotenuto As a guest on the … Read more

University of Idaho researchers find correlation between pesticides and cancer

A correlation between agricultural pesticides and cancer in western states has been found by University of Idaho and Northern Arizona University researchers. Two studies were conducted, one that examined correlating data in 11 Western states and one that took a closer look at the data Idaho specifically. The studies found a possible relationship between agricultural … Read more

Baldwin Wallace University students study abroad in Iceland, Germany

BRUNSWICK, Ohio — Clay Kolke and Mike Ackerman were among 23 students who participated in Baldwin Wallace University’s faculty-led study abroad program in Iceland during the spring 2022 semester. Kolke is a graduate of Medina High School majoring in environmental science and physics. Ackerman, a graduate of Brunswick High School, completed a geology seminar and … Read more

NASA Is on a Mission to Reclaim Lost Moondust. And Some Cockroaches

NASA has requested the safe return of moondust and cockroach samples that were scheduled to be sold in a private auction that ended June 23. Earlier this month, the space agency contacted RR Auction, a Boston-based auction house, to stop the sale of moondust that was collected by astronauts during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission. … Read more