A collaboration of researchers led by Cornell has been awarded $22.5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue gaining the fundamental understanding needed to transform the brightness of electron beams available to science, medicine and industry.
New research from the University of Utah shows that belonging insecurity in a STEM course, specifically a first-year chemistry course, can affect a student’s midterm scores, which can then feed back into the student’s belonging uncertainty. For students in groups that are underrepresented in STEM, there’s a danger that such a feedback loop could cause them to decide that science isn’t for them, deterring potential scientists from even entering a STEM field.
- Journal of Chemical Education
Commencing on Monday 18 October and funded through the National Skills Fund as part of the Government’s Plan for Jobs, this sixteen-week AI Skills Bootcamp will provide learners with the opportunity to build both their tech and non-tech skills, therefore enabling them to be fast-tracked to an interview with an employer.
Concrete buildings don’t just collapse out of the blue. Even earthquakes aren’t supposed to bring them down. So why did the Champlain Towers South building in Surfside, Florida — a modern structure built in 1981 — fail? https://youtu.be/4Nr3w1BQE18
The UPV/EHU’s Sustainable Diet research group has concluded in a study that almost half of the products in the vending machines are of low nutritional quality and three quarters are ultra-processed. In addition, they have found that foods and beverages of low nutritional quality are the cheapest and are promoted more often than the rest.
- International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Political scientists at the University of Konstanz investigate citizens’ expectations on their governments in 24 OECD countries in response to increasing automation and digitalization of their workplaces.