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Newswise: Half of tested caviar products from Europe are illegal, and some aren’t even caviar
Released: 20-Nov-2023 7:05 PM EST
Half of tested caviar products from Europe are illegal, and some aren’t even caviar
Cell Press

Wild caviar, a pricey delicacy made from sturgeon eggs, has been illegal for decades since poaching brought the fish to the brink of extinction.

   
9-Nov-2023 11:40 AM EST
Drug manufacturers use FDA, patent strategies to keep insulin prices high
PLOS

An analysis of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and patent records revealed how manufacturers have extended periods of market exclusivity for brand-name insulin products.

   
Released: 16-Nov-2023 2:05 AM EST
Devil in the detail – What corporations aren’t disclosing about their C02 emissions
Griffith University

A new study estimates most corporations are not reporting the full scope of their carbon footprint with many claiming to be ‘green’ despite a lack of reporting on Scope 3 key categories.

Newswise: Coloured by numbers? Pack images get tick of approval 
to make product varieties stand out.
Released: 15-Nov-2023 9:05 PM EST
Coloured by numbers? Pack images get tick of approval to make product varieties stand out.
University of South Australia

New flavours, scents, or formulations – we see them every day on the supermarket shelf. Despite line extensions being among the most common strategies to build a brand, they’re expensive, risky, and come with an average fail rate of about 40%.

Released: 15-Nov-2023 5:05 PM EST
LifeX is awarded a $2 million grant through federal EDA's Build to Scale Program
University of Pittsburgh

LifeX, a Pittsburgh-based capital growth company, intends to use funding to accelerate tech entrepreneurship and make an impact on life sciences startup ecosystem locally and globally

Released: 15-Nov-2023 11:20 AM EST
From Farm to Newsroom: The Latest Research and Features on Agriculture
Newswise

The world’s total population is expected to reach 9.9 billion by 2050. This rapid increase in population is boosting the demand for agriculture to cater for the increased demand. Below are some of the latest research and features on agriculture and farming in the Agriculture channel on Newswise.

Released: 14-Nov-2023 9:30 AM EST
2024 AU Sine Institute of Policy & Politics Fellows and Distinguished Lecturers Soar From the Halls of Government to the Frontiers of Space
American University

The Sine Institute of Policy & Politics at American University 2024 class of Spring Fellows and Distinguished Lecturers brings together changemakers from government, business, space exploration, foreign policy, advocacy, and the media.

Released: 13-Nov-2023 3:05 PM EST
"Zoom fatigue": Exhaustion caused by video conferencing proven on a neurophysiological level for the first time
Graz University of Technology

Using EEG and ECG data, researchers at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria and Graz University of Technology were able to prove that video conferences and online education formats lead to greater fatigue than face-to-face alternatives

     
Newswise: Michigan Ross Professor Addresses Why Greenwashing Remains as Important as Ever
Released: 13-Nov-2023 3:05 PM EST
Michigan Ross Professor Addresses Why Greenwashing Remains as Important as Ever
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Tom Lyon, Dow Professor of Sustainable Science, Technology, and collaborators from the Ivey Business School recently released research outlining the evolution of corporate greenwashing. The research has been published in a report titled “Greenwashing 3.0.”

Released: 13-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EST
How Employees Can Help Cut 'Quiet Cutting' Out of Their Careers
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Expert Gerald Suarez, gives career insights on navigating quiet cutting via “identifying the ‘why,’” “reading the tea leaves,” “finding the ‘off-ramp’” and “starting a new chapter.”

   
Released: 12-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST
Are consumers ready for robots to show up at their doorstep?
Northwestern University

With Amazon aiming to make 10,000 deliveries with drones in Europe this year and Walmart planning to expand its drone delivery services to an additional 60,000 homes this year in the states, companies are investing more research and development funding into drone delivery, But are consumers ready to accept this change as the new normal?

   
Newswise:Video Embedded episode-202-the-labor-movement
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Released: 10-Nov-2023 4:00 PM EST
Business and Society Podcast: The Labor Movement
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

On this episode of the Business and Society podcast, Professors Jerry Davis and Cindy Schipani discuss the state of labor from an economic, industry, and organizational development perspective. They explore the factors of modern labor, recent striking action, CEO pay, and more.

Newswise: The 3rd World Marketing Forum
Released: 8-Nov-2023 8:55 AM EST
The 3rd World Marketing Forum "The New Marketingverse: Meta Mitri Meetang."
Chulalongkorn University

Marketing Association of Thailand, in partnership with Asia Marketing Federation, is delighted to present the prestigious "3rd World Marketing Forum."

Released: 7-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EST
Why companies should report what CEOs and workers earn
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Changes in the law will ensure that companies can’t go on ignoring inequalities in earnings and wealth in South Africa.

Newswise: Customers willing to wait longer for delivery when they shop in store showroom vs. online
Released: 3-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EDT
Customers willing to wait longer for delivery when they shop in store showroom vs. online
Indiana University

New research from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business finds renewed value in stores returning to an old concept — the store showroom — particularly when larger, big-ticket durable goods are involved.

Released: 1-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EDT
Kelley Futurecast: US economy will slow slightly in first half of 2024, but end year stronger
Indiana University

Buoyed by an expected steady decline in inflation, an economic forecast from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business is optimistic in projecting that the economy will slow modestly in the first half of 2024 and then reaccelerate in the second half of the year.

Released: 31-Oct-2023 2:05 PM EDT
Resiliency and Vulnerability of Global Supply Chains During the Covid-19 Pandemic
George Washington University

New research is diving more closely into the resiliency and vulnerability of global supply chains during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Newswise: Expert Shares Tips for Holiday Gift Giving on a Budget
Released: 31-Oct-2023 9:30 AM EDT
Expert Shares Tips for Holiday Gift Giving on a Budget
New York Institute of Technology, New York Tech

While it may be too late to shop earlier or set aside money each week, one expert shares tips to create positive gifting experiences on a budget.

   
Released: 31-Oct-2023 8:05 AM EDT
Power of the Pictogram: Rensselaer Researcher Finds That Sorted Graphics Make Consumers Feel Optimistic
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Sometimes, how the information is presented is as important as the information itself. Graphics, icons, and pictograms are increasingly popular methods of presenting information to consumers in direct, memorable, and easily understandable ways.A team of researchers led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Gaurav Jain, Ph.D.

Released: 24-Oct-2023 1:35 PM EDT
From nanoplastics to airborne toxins: Pollution stories for media.
Newswise

Read the latest research news on air pollution, nanoplastics, waterborne illnesses and more in the Pollution channel on Newswise.

       
Released: 24-Oct-2023 1:05 PM EDT
Study explores relationship between crowdfunding sites, backers
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Why would someone decide to give their money to help a stranger bring a creative project to life?

Released: 24-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT
Are retrospective adjustments to sustainability reports helping CEOs score a bonus?
University of Technology, Sydney

A lack of clarity around sustainability reporting is allowing companies to retrospectively alter figures, ensuring CEO bonus pay tied to these metrics is realised, new research suggests

Newswise: Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan Partners with Financial Times on Economic Poll Ahead of 2024 Presidential Election
Released: 24-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT
Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan Partners with Financial Times on Economic Poll Ahead of 2024 Presidential Election
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

The Financial Times and Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan are partnering on a new monthly poll to track how American voters perceive financial and economic issues in the lead up to the 2024 U.S. presidential election.

Released: 23-Oct-2023 6:05 AM EDT
Female board members help improve firms’ corporate sustainability reporting
University of Portsmouth

New research has revealed that firms with female directors on the board, regardless of how many, improves the quality of corporate sustainability disclosures than those with no board representation.

Released: 22-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT
UMD Smith, Montgomery College Initiate Pathway to a Business Analytics Masters
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is collaborating with a regional community college for a unique pathway to a business analytics master’s degree to help meet a growing demand for professionals in that field.

   
Released: 19-Oct-2023 5:05 PM EDT
Q&A: UW expert on rise of younger, less experienced bosses in the workplace
University of Washington

Supervisors are traditionally associated with higher status markers such as age, education and tenure than their subordinates. But it’s increasingly common to see those dynamics reversed, which is the focus of a new study from Jessica Huisi Li, University of Washington assistant professor of management and organization.

Released: 17-Oct-2023 5:05 PM EDT
The biggest barrier to getting fossil fuel workers green jobs isn’t skills — it’s location
University of Pittsburgh

Between the Inflation Reduction Act and the EU’s Just Transition Mechanism, both the United States and Europe are poised to put tens of billions of dollars toward creating green jobs.

Released: 17-Oct-2023 1:05 PM EDT
Accounting is facing a labor crisis. Could fraud be part of the solution?
University of Florida

New research from the University of Florida finds that financial fraud plays a unique role in attracting students to the field of accounting and other business disciplines.

Newswise: RUDN Economists Propose Algorithm For Flexible Management of Innovative Enterprise for Sustainable Development
Released: 17-Oct-2023 5:05 AM EDT
RUDN Economists Propose Algorithm For Flexible Management of Innovative Enterprise for Sustainable Development
Scientific Project Lomonosov

Economists from RUDN University have created a methodology based on mathematical modeling to manage production effectively with rapidly emerging innovations.

Released: 16-Oct-2023 6:05 PM EDT
How to tell if your boss is a ‘corporate psychopath’
Anglia Ruskin University

Findings from research to help the business world identify destructive ‘corporate psychopaths’ will be presented at the Chelmsford Science Festival on Monday, 23 October.

   
Newswise: No FOMO here - study finds social media photos may drive new customers away
Released: 16-Oct-2023 5:05 PM EDT
No FOMO here - study finds social media photos may drive new customers away
Tulane University

Social media marketers sharing photos of people vacationing in exotic locales or attending events at exclusive venues may actually be driving new customers away, according to a recently published Tulane University study.

Newswise: Deep tech is coming
Released: 16-Oct-2023 4:05 PM EDT
Deep tech is coming
University of Utah

Two major investments in technology research and development were announced Thursday, Oct. 12, by University of Utah President Taylor Randall, marking the U’s expanding partnerships with industry and government players in the areas of artificial intelligence and semiconductors.

Released: 14-Oct-2023 1:05 PM EDT
AI researchers expose critical vulnerabilities within major LLMs
Lancaster University

Large Language Models (LLMs) such as ChatGPT and Bard have taken the world by storm this year, with companies investing millions to develop these AI tools, and some leading AI chatbots being valued in the billions.

Newswise:Video Embedded pacific-northwest-set-to-launch-hydrogen-energy-hub
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Released: 13-Oct-2023 7:05 PM EDT
Pacific Northwest Set to Launch Hydrogen Energy Hub
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Clean hydrogen energy infrastructure is coming to the Pacific Northwest with a newly announced hydrogen hub, and PNNL experts are advising the work to come.

Released: 12-Oct-2023 6:05 PM EDT
The advantage of digital-native brands setting up physical brand stores—and the challenge of preventing sales losses in existing channels
American Marketing Association (AMA)

Researchers from Erasmus School of Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, KU Leuven, Universität zu Lübeck, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, and FoodLabs published a new Journal of Marketing article that investigates the multichannel impact of brand stores by digital-native FMCG brands.

Newswise: CSEP and ACSM Reach Historic Partnership
Released: 11-Oct-2023 7:05 AM EDT
CSEP and ACSM Reach Historic Partnership
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Indianapolis, IN, October 11, 2023 - Two of the world leaders in exercise science, sports medicine and personal training have established a new collaborative partnership.

Newswise: Michigan Ross Professor Explores Warning Signs in Banking Industry
Released: 9-Oct-2023 2:05 PM EDT
Michigan Ross Professor Explores Warning Signs in Banking Industry
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Banks reporting high profits in good times could be taking greater risks with their portfolios that lead to bigger trouble in a future downturn, according to a study co-authored by Amiyatosh Purnanandam, professor of finance at the Ross School of Business.

Released: 9-Oct-2023 1:05 PM EDT
Prescription opioid companies increased marketing after Purdue Pharma lawsuit, UW study shows
University of Washington

Public scrutiny of Purdue Pharma’s role in the opioid crisis increased sharply in the years after the state of Kentucky filed a lawsuit against the company. New research from David Tan, University of Washington associate professor of management, examines the ensuing behavior of competing prescription opioid companies.

Newswise: Chula Emphasizes on the Effort to Drive the Thai Economy with Thai Soft Power Through Research and Innovation, Focusing on 2Ts for Cultural Empowerment
Released: 6-Oct-2023 8:55 AM EDT
Chula Emphasizes on the Effort to Drive the Thai Economy with Thai Soft Power Through Research and Innovation, Focusing on 2Ts for Cultural Empowerment
Chulalongkorn University

Chula Marketing professor draws attention to the strengths and weaknesses that Thai entrepreneurs and related sectors should immediately address so that the Thai economy can soar with soft power while revealing Chula’s readiness to drive research and social innovation to create the leaders of the future and drive Thai soft power to the global society.

Released: 6-Oct-2023 4:05 AM EDT
How much are you willing to pay for a product or service? It depends on your other options and the given context
American Marketing Association (AMA)

Researchers from Concordia University and Northwestern University published a new Journal of Marketing study that presents the Comparative Method of Valuation as a more accurate way to measure customers’ willingness to pay for a product or service.

Newswise: Fair and sustainable futures beyond mining
Released: 4-Oct-2023 8:05 AM EDT
Fair and sustainable futures beyond mining
University of Göttingen

Mining brings huge social and environmental change to communities: landscapes, livelihoods and the social fabric evolve alongside the industry. But what happens when the mines close? What problems face communities that lose their main employer and the very core of their identity and social networks?

Released: 3-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT
UMD Smith Ramping up MSIS Student-Company Engagement to Spur Technology-Based Business Solutions
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business has launched a push to engage companies with its information systems graduate students to spur technology-based business solutions

   
Newswise: Canisius University's Wehle School of Business Earns High Marks from US News
Released: 2-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT
Canisius University's Wehle School of Business Earns High Marks from US News
Canisius University

The Richard J. Wehle School of Business at Canisius University earned high marks on the U.S. News & World Report 2024 rankings for “Best Undergraduate Business Programs.” Among the more than 500 business programs in the country, the university’s Finance and Accounting programs received numerous accolades.



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