Business & Economics
An international team of researchers from the University of Göttingen investigated the factors that helped milk producers maintain their livelihoods one year after a supply chain disruption in Cameroon. Their results recommend, amongst others, more dairy-focused training and farm diversification. The research was published in World Development.
- World Development
SMU Associate Professor Takashi Kunimoto aims to use the principles of microeconomics to develop a theoretical framework for designing a high functioning institution.
- Ministry of Education - Singapore
Partnerships between organisations that support the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) may perpetuate inequalities in resources between high and low-income countries according to new research. The findings are published in Scientific Reports.
- Scientific Reports
The Center for Open Science (COS) has been selected as the inaugural institutional recipient of the Einstein Foundation Award for Promoting Quality in Research (https://www.einsteinfoundation.de/en/award/). The award "aims to provide recognition and publicity for outstanding efforts that enhance the rigor, reliability, robustness, and transparency of research in the natural sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities, and stimulate awareness and activities fostering research quality among scientists, institutions, funders, and politicians."
Given its environmental toxicity, ammonia is removed during wastewater purification and then used for fertilizers or fuel. However, this process is very energy and chemical intensive. Now, researchers have shown that the application of an external electric field can greatly enhance the efficiency of ammonia removal from wastewater, making it more energy- and cost-effective.
- Water Research
What The Study Did: In this population-based, cross-sectional study, researchers found that New York’s lowest-socioeconomic status neighborhoods, populated predominantly by Black and Hispanic residents, had cervical cancer incidence rates higher than the mostly white populations of the city’s highest-socioeconomic status neighborhoods.
- JAMA Oncology