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Iñaki Alday on the Climate Crisis: The Planet is "At the Limit of Collapse"

Added: 22.01.2020 0:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

Iñaki Alday is the current dean of the School of Architecture of Tulane (New Orleans). Founder of , he also offers advice to the United Nations as an expert on the urban planning of rivers and deltas. In this context, he is a noted co-founder of the ‘’, a university research project for the recovery of the Yamuna River in New Delhi - one of the most polluted in the world.
Below, we talk with Iñaki Alday about innovations in cities related to the climate emergency, with questions that approach the urgency of research and how universities should prepare students to face the global challenge.

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Pre-college summer programs don't boost a kid's admissions odds

Added: 18.01.2020 1:20 | 5 views | 0 comments

Parents spend thousands on pricey academic summer camps at elite colleges and universities, but admissions experts say the reality is they don't do much to help kids get into top colleges.

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Supreme Court to hear Obamacare birth control case

Added: 17.01.2020 23:18 | 23 views | 0 comments

The high court will review whether the Trump administration was on solid ground when it gave religious employers and universities broader religious and moral exemptions to the Obamacare contraception mandate, which requires health care plans to offer free birth control.

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Knowing your rights in the Title IX process

Added: 17.01.2020 22:24 | 4 views | 0 comments

Alexandra Brodsky, a civil rights attorney and one of the founders of the organization “Know Your IX,” discusses issues students face when it comes to Title IX and due process, and what progress universities are making in processing these claims.

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Supreme Court to hear Obamacare birth control case

Added: 17.01.2020 22:04 | 4 views | 0 comments

The high court will review whether the Trump administration was on solid ground when it gave religious employers and universities broader religious and moral exemptions to the Obamacare contraception mandate, which requires health care plans to offer free birth control.

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London state school rivals top independents with 51 students offered Oxbridge places

Added: 16.01.2020 17:16 | 25 views | 0 comments

Brampton Manor Academy in East Ham opened its sixth form in 2012 with the specific aim of transforming progression rates to Oxbridge and Russell Group universities in the east London area.

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Timber Takes the Heat: What Every Architect Should Know About Wood Construction and Fire Protection

Added: 16.01.2020 4:30 | 8 views | 0 comments

Since time immemorial humans have constructed their shelter and homes using wood. Gradually these structures grew more complex, but has continued to play a fundamental role in architecture and construction. Today, especially due to growing concerns about climate change and carbon emissions, wood has been regaining significance as an , if used consciously and sustainably. ’s structural performance capabilities make it appropriate for a broad range of applications—from the light-duty repetitive framing common in low and mid-rise structures to the larger and heavier, often hybrid systems, used to build arenas, offices, universities and other buildings where are required.

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Iranian hackers breach Singapore universities to access research data

Added: 04.04.2018 9:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

Believed to be part of last month's attacks against global education institutions, the hackers breached 52 accounts across four Singapore universities including NTU and NUS to gain access to research articles.

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More evidence that statins could prevent blood clots in the veins

Added: 29.03.2017 14:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Further evidence has been found by Universities of Leicester and Bristol researchers to suggest statins could "significantly reduce" the occurrence of blood clotting in certain parts of the body.

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

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