Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore), in partnership with Enterprise Singapore (ESG) today launched the Singapore Agri-Food Innovation Lab (SAIL). Witnessed by Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Trade and Industry and NTU President Professor Subra Suresh, NTU and ESG signed a collaboration agreement to mark the launch of SAIL, which will serve as a national platform for agri-food innovations that engages and seeds collaborations between corporate partners and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), start-ups, research institutes, IHLs, and startups.
The new IOF University Network, an allied membership group within IOF, will include research institutes and medical schools worldwide. Academic institutions, medical schools and research institutes are invited to apply. Among the benefits of membership is the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community of bone health advocates, with enhanced opportunities to collaborate on IOF programs and to gain recognition for the institution’s efforts in the bone field through participation at IOF scientific meetings and events. Among the many benefits of free membership to the IOF University Network, universities will be able to apply for IOF endorsement of their publications, meetings or educational programmes, receive a number of free registrations to IOF’s global and regional congresses, and have increased opportunity to meet and collaborate with Key Opinion Leaders in the field.
The "small actions" you take today can lead you to big career success tomorrow. A key opinion leader on LinkedIn, Eric Sim shares practical and actionable tips to help you achieve your career goals. He draws these from his diverse real-life experience—from selling street food and training to be an engineer, to becoming a managing director at UBS Investment Bank.
Primary and secondary school staff were not at greater risk of death from COVID-19 in 2020 compared to other professions in England and Wales, new research has found. The study, by researchers at the University of Bristol, analysed data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) national death register for school staff and working adults aged between 20- to 64-years-old.
- BMJ Open
1 in 8 adults provide unpaid care for family and friends, according to Carers UK. Yet there is limited data about the numbers of carers attending university and their experiences of higher education. A recent Staffordshire University study shows that without the necessary support, caring responsibilities can have a negative impact on student carers’ physical and mental health, university performance, decisions and social life. It can also impact their financial status and employment opportunities.
- International Journal of Inclusive Education
AIP is pleased to welcome Jovonni Spinner as its diversity, equity and belonging officer. She will spearhead and expand AIP's efforts to lead the physical sciences community toward an impactful understanding of how to be more welcoming to and supportive of diverse physical scientists throughout their careers and work alongside Arlene Modeste Knowles, who has been leading the TEAM-UP project, by developing and rolling out implementation strategies to build on the TEAM-UP recommendations.