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Newswise: African research funders in global spotlight through Dimensions indexing project
Released: 17-Jun-2024 12:00 PM EDT
African research funders in global spotlight through Dimensions indexing project
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

African research is receiving a major visibility boost with the indexing of 10 national funders in Dimensions, the world’s largest linked research database.

   
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Released: 11-Jun-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Is it safe to buy from a farmers market? Experts say yes and explain why.
Virginia Tech

Shopping at a neighborhood farmer’s market boosts the local economy, helps protect the environment, and provides healthy, fresh foods to consumers, says Virginia Tech experts.

Newswise: Attending local events strengthens neighbourhood bonds
Released: 6-Jun-2024 9:05 PM EDT
Attending local events strengthens neighbourhood bonds
University of South Australia

Researchers at the University of South Australia have investigated how often people visit and actively participate in local events and how this affects their sense of place or their connection to their community.

Newswise: FAU and Mainstreet Research Poll of Battleground States
Highlights Partisan Divide on Top Issues, Trump Conviction
Released: 4-Jun-2024 1:00 PM EDT
FAU and Mainstreet Research Poll of Battleground States Highlights Partisan Divide on Top Issues, Trump Conviction
Florida Atlantic University

A new poll of voters in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin, often considered battleground states, highlights the partisan divide on important issues and on the legal case against former U.S. President Donald Trump.

Released: 4-Jun-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Study Shows AI-Driven Cyberattacks Can Inflict Damage on GDP and Supply Chains for the World’s Largest Economies
Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

A forthcoming study from the journal Risk Analysis explores the cascading impacts of AI-driven cyberattacks, including damage on GDP and supply chains for the world’s largest economies

   
Newswise: Investors generally underestimated the risk and impact of hurricanes, prior to feeling “Superstorm” Sandy’s fury on Wall Street
Released: 4-Jun-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Investors generally underestimated the risk and impact of hurricanes, prior to feeling “Superstorm” Sandy’s fury on Wall Street
Indiana University

In a paper forthcoming in the Journal of Finance, professors at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, studied firm-level exposures to hurricanes over a 24-year period to better understand how extreme weather events impact performance in financial markets as measured by option and stock prices.

Newswise: Sunshine spurs spending: Investors bet big on sunny days
Released: 3-Jun-2024 6:05 PM EDT
Sunshine spurs spending: Investors bet big on sunny days
University of South Australia

New research by the University of South Australia has found a connection between pleasant weather conditions and higher investment in lottery-like stocks.

Newswise: Stony Brook University Appoints Dr. Michael Kinch as Inaugural Chief Innovation Officer
Released: 3-Jun-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Stony Brook University Appoints Dr. Michael Kinch as Inaugural Chief Innovation Officer
Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University announced today that Michael Kinch, PhD, has been appointed as the inaugural chief innovation officer (CINO) for the university.

Newswise: Tidal Innovations: Charting the Course for Coastal Urban Sustainability
Released: 3-Jun-2024 6:05 AM EDT
Tidal Innovations: Charting the Course for Coastal Urban Sustainability
Chinese Academy of Sciences

A recent study unveils the geographical features and development models of global estuarine cities. These cities, situated at the confluences of rivers and oceans, exhibit unique ecological and socioeconomic characteristics.

Newswise: Enhancing energy efficiency in China's public buildings: a multifaceted approach
Released: 27-May-2024 12:05 AM EDT
Enhancing energy efficiency in China's public buildings: a multifaceted approach
Chinese Academy of Sciences

A collaborative study has identified key policy tools and challenges in improving energy efficiency (EEI) for public buildings in China. The research, published in the City and Built Environment journal, offers a comprehensive analysis of the current state of EEI policy tools and proposes innovative solutions to overcome existing obstacles.

Newswise: Unlocking cryptocurrency profits: AI-powered trading strategies tame market swings
Released: 23-May-2024 8:05 AM EDT
Unlocking cryptocurrency profits: AI-powered trading strategies tame market swings
Chinese Academy of Sciences

In the rapidly evolving world of cryptocurrency, volatility management remains a crucial challenge. Researchers have now developed a novel approach that integrates Exponential Generalized Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (EGARCH) with genetic algorithms and neural networks to enhance the precision of trading decisions in this volatile market.

Newswise: Want to improve the odds government-backed economic development incentives succeed?
22-May-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Want to improve the odds government-backed economic development incentives succeed?
Case Western Reserve University

A new study from Case Western Reserve University School of Law seeks to help settle a long-standing debate about how to design incentives to spark economic development in distressed places. It finds that “smart” incentives—those selectively awarded, monitored and adaptable—yield greater community impact.

Released: 16-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Ivory Innovations announces four winners of affordable housing prize
University of Utah

Ivory Prize honors organizations that embody the spirit of innovation and power of transformative ideas in developing solutions to the crisis in housing affordability.

Newswise: Worker rights are one of the least protected human rights, new research reveals
1-May-2024 9:10 AM EDT
Worker rights are one of the least protected human rights, new research reveals
Binghamton University, State University of New York

Worker rights are among the least protected human rights in the world, according to new research from faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Newswise: Expert on rural Appalachia champions coalition building and local knowledge
Released: 7-May-2024 8:30 AM EDT
Expert on rural Appalachia champions coalition building and local knowledge
West Virginia University

Research from a West Virginia University scholar of rural Appalachia shows how even the most marginalized communities can assert power and create change when they come together to form coalitions.

Newswise: Stagflationary Environment Likely and SoCal in a Slowdown
Released: 6-May-2024 5:05 AM EDT
Stagflationary Environment Likely and SoCal in a Slowdown
California State University, Fullerton

The threat of a recession has been replaced by a slow and steady stagflationary environment of rising prices and sluggish economic growth, say Cal State Fullerton College of Business and Economics economists Anil Puri and Mira Farka.

Newswise: COVID-19-induced financial hardships reveal mental health struggles
Released: 29-Apr-2024 7:05 PM EDT
COVID-19-induced financial hardships reveal mental health struggles
University of South Australia

Economic researchers at the University of South Australia have examined the mental health effects on people who experienced financial setbacks during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Released: 29-Apr-2024 5:05 AM EDT
May 1st Fed Announcement Experts
Newswise

The Federal Reserve's interest rate decisions can significantly affect businesses and finance. Markets expect interest rates to remain steady at the Federal Open Market Committee's next decision on May 1.

Released: 17-Apr-2024 4:05 AM EDT
Study reveals household spending trends over 30 years
University of Portsmouth

A new study led by the University of Portsmouth has used 30 years of data from the Office for National Statistics to distinguish between how much people spent on essential and non-essential goods and services.

Newswise: New research reveals there are more school-based than regular foodbanks nationwide
16-Apr-2024 6:05 AM EDT
New research reveals there are more school-based than regular foodbanks nationwide
University of Bristol

Research shows schools have increasingly stepped in as a fourth emergency service and are now the biggest source of charitable food and household aid for families struggling with the cost-of-living crisis.

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11-Apr-2024 12:00 PM EDT
Florida Wildlife Corridor Eases Worst Impacts of Climate Change
Florida Atlantic University

Florida is projected to lose 3.5 million acres of land to development by 2070. A new study highlights how Florida can buffer itself against both climate change and population pressures by conserving the remaining 8 million acres of “opportunity areas” within the Florida Wildlife Corridor (FLWC), the only designated statewide corridor in the U.S.

Newswise: Leading mining companies invest R40 million in geosciences research at Wits
Released: 15-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT
Leading mining companies invest R40 million in geosciences research at Wits
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

The Bushveld Geology and Metallogeny Research Chair will advance the mining industry and develop the next generation of geoscientists.

Released: 11-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Public and private sector leaders align to enhance battery end-of-life opportunities
Argonne National Laboratory

Government and industry leaders agreed on the most impactful policies and actions to ensure a reliable supply of battery materials for U.S. manufacturers.

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Released: 10-Apr-2024 8:30 AM EDT
FAU Lands $1.3 Million Grant to ‘Clean Up’ Stinky Seaweed in Florida
Florida Atlantic University

Once Sargassum deluges beaches, removing, disposing and repurposing the seaweed presents many logistical and economic challenges. Cleaning up these huge piles of annoying seaweed while protecting these critical habitats at the same time is a precarious struggle.

Newswise: Illinois study identifies atmospheric and economic drivers of global air pollution
Released: 8-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Illinois study identifies atmospheric and economic drivers of global air pollution
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Carbon monoxide emissions from industrial production have serious consequences for human health and are a strong indicator of overall air pollution levels. Many countries aim to reduce their emissions, but they cannot control air flows originating in other regions.

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Released: 8-Apr-2024 6:05 AM EDT
New Study Explores the Positives of Raising the Minimum Wage
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

According to a recent study on US tax data, most independent businesses can shoulder the added costs of higher minimum wages with new revenues, making only minor employment adjustments.

Released: 3-Apr-2024 3:20 PM EDT
Michigan and Argonne join forces to drive clean energy transition
Argonne National Laboratory

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Argonne National Laboratory are looking to establish an economy that reduces carbon emissions and promotes sustainability while driving progress with expertise in battery manufacturing, sustainable transportation, industrial decarbonization and workforce development.

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Released: 2-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Sandia pumps $140B into the economy through technology development
Sandia National Laboratories

To say that the technology and products Sandia National Laboratories researchers have helped imagine, innovate and industrialize have had a massive impact on the country would be an understatement.

Newswise: All-Cash Home Buyers Pay 10% Less than Mortgage Buyers
28-Mar-2024 7:05 AM EDT
All-Cash Home Buyers Pay 10% Less than Mortgage Buyers
University of California San Diego

Owning a home has long been considered a crucial way to build wealth, but making such a purchase has become increasingly difficult for many residents. In addition to steep housing prices and high interest rates, there have been a growing number of all-cash buyers who can close a deal quickly, beating out competing offers from buyers who need to finance their home with a mortgage.

Newswise: ISPOR Launches HEOR by Topic Microsite
Released: 2-Apr-2024 4:05 AM EDT
ISPOR Launches HEOR by Topic Microsite
ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) announced today that it has launched a new microsite that provides HEOR information and resources organized by topical areas of interest—HEOR by Topic.

Released: 26-Mar-2024 6:05 PM EDT
WashU Expert: Key Bridge collapse’s immediate, long-term supply chain impact
Washington University in St. Louis

The devastating collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore will add another wrinkle to recent global supply chain troubles, according to Panos Kouvelis, a global supply chain expert at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

Released: 20-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Uic Urban Forum to Consider Chicago’s Next 50 Years
University of Illinois Chicago

University of Illinois Chicago event examines Chicago’s next 50 years and how to face the most pressing problems in planning, economics, climate and neighborhoods.

Newswise: America could, even must, relearn vital lessons from a pivotal Irish institution
Released: 20-Mar-2024 6:00 AM EDT
America could, even must, relearn vital lessons from a pivotal Irish institution
Mackey Strategies

Ireland, facing the decline of the 1990’s famed Celtic Tiger, used Science Foundation Ireland to boost itself from innovation laggard to recurring status as one of the world’s most innovative countries.

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Released: 19-Mar-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Expert Explains How Investment and Interest Have Created ‘Virtuous Cycle’ for Women’s March Madness
Virginia Tech

As March Madness tips off this week, the men’s NCAA Tournament is not the only game in town drawing big interest, ratings, and betting. Jadrian Wooten, a Virginia Tech collegiate associate professor in the Department of Economics, explains how investment and interest in women’s basketball has created a “virtuous cycle” spurring growth in one another to help close the gender equity gap.



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