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ICCHP 2016

Event ICCHP 2016 International Conference – Computers Help People with Special Needs On July 13 – 15 2016 with Preconference July 11-12 at: Johannes Kepler University Linz,  Austria http://www.icchp.org One week to go. Check the program and register at: http://www.icchp.org/registration-16 Download ICCHP proceedings from: http://www.icchp.org/news-16 Welcome Cocktails! see: http://www.icchp.org/welcome-cocktail-16 Eat – Drink and start Networking!…

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Support health research careers, Ireland

Supporting health research careers HRB announces a research career framework action plan The HRB Strategy for 2016-2020 Research. HRB is committed by Evidence. Action to support exceptional researchers and leaders in health research. The steps taken to achieve this by HRB are outlined in Health Research Career Framework Action Plan …..more  

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First Lancet transgender health series

Lancet publishes first transgender health series. Transgender people live everywhere but their acceptance in communities and their freedom to live with their chosen gender identity or expression varies according to culture and society. The series led by Sam Winter of Curtin University and Kevin Wylie of the University of Sheffield, is a result of a…

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Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education (and Research)

9th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education (and Research) Event The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the Université Paris Diderot, and the Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC), with support from the French Ministry for National Education, Higher Education and Research, is inviting researchers, professors, administrators, policy-makers, practitioners and students to Paris,…

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US-Ireland partnership funding for obesity related research

US-Ireland partnership funding for obesity related research University College Dublin (UCD), Ulster University and Florida State University were awarded 2.5 million euro to investigate the effectiveness of gastric bypass surgery under a US-Ireland Research and Development Partnership grant programme.   ….more

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Gender gap in Scientific research

Scientific research has a gender gap, and not just in humans. In many disciplines, the animals used to study diseases and drugs are mostly male, which might significantly reduce the reliability of research and create drugs that may not work in half the population. A new study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience suggests that…

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EIGE Gender Statistics Database – Violence

Online Discussion – EIGE Gender Statistics Database-Section on Violence  11/05/2015 Please note registrations end on 28/05/2015 If you are a registered member of  EuroGender, click on 28 May on EuroGender Calendar and Join the event.  If not, then click to register. European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) invites participation in online discussion “EIGE’s Gender Statistics…

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ie: Future HRB strategy – consultation and feedback

The HealthResearch Board, Ireland (HRB) is developing a new strategic plan to direct their activity from 2016 to 2020.  They want to engage with people interested in future Irish health research with constructive feedback from stakeholders: Testing provisional ideas ‘in the field’. Identifing significant gaps, or potential errors, in their approach. You can assist by…

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Third hand smoke measured as a danger to children

Health risks given by ‘third hand’ tobacco smoke Research led by the University of York highlights potential cancer risks in non-smokers, particularly children, of tobacco smoke and particles deposited on surfaces and in at home.  These risks, known as ‘3rd hand tobacco smoke’ have been highly uncertain and so not considered in public policy. A…

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