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Released: 20-May-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Trust in the police?
Goethe University Frankfurt

The murder of African-American George Floyd in May 2020 led to worldwide protests against police violence. Not least because of these developments, in Europe, too, the relationship between the police and ethnic minorities has been a hotly debated topic in the recent past.

Newswise:  Buffalo State Political Scientist with Ties to Europe Discusses War in Ukraine
Released: 10-May-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Buffalo State Political Scientist with Ties to Europe Discusses War in Ukraine
SUNY Buffalo State College

Sara Norrevik, Buffalo State college lecturer of political science and public administration, served as a political adviser in Sweden’s Ministry of Defense before going into academia. In a Q&A, she discusses the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and its many ramifications.

Newswise: New earthquake assessments available to strengthen preparedness in Europe
Released: 28-Apr-2022 1:55 PM EDT
New earthquake assessments available to strengthen preparedness in Europe
ETH Zürich

During the 20th century, earthquakes in Europe accounted for more than 200,000 deaths and over 250 billion Euros in losses.

Newswise: Crisis response in Ukraine: National and international efforts to secure medication and care for people with epilepsy
Released: 25-Apr-2022 2:20 PM EDT
Crisis response in Ukraine: National and international efforts to secure medication and care for people with epilepsy
International League Against Epilepsy

Since the war began in late February, Ukraine neurologists have been committed to helping citizens with epilepsy, many of whom have lost access to medications and regular care.

Released: 21-Apr-2022 10:00 AM EDT
American Chemical Society joins U.S. National Academy of Sciences in effort to support researchers forced to flee Ukraine
American Chemical Society (ACS)

With a $500,000 donation, the American Chemical Society has joined the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to aid researchers being forced to flee Ukraine due to Russia’s invasion. The donation supports an NAS program helping researchers relocate and continue their work in neighboring countries.

Released: 18-Apr-2022 4:55 PM EDT
MEDIA ALERT: Anesthesia Under Fire: Providing Patient Care in the Ukraine Today Webinar
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Hear firsthand from Ukrainian anesthesiologists who will share their experiences of providing patient care in Ukraine today during a webinar designed to raise awareness and build solidarity across the global anesthesia community for anesthesia colleagues.

Released: 4-Apr-2022 1:35 PM EDT
DOE support for scientists impacted by the war in Ukraine
Department of Energy, Office of Science

While the people of Ukraine have many needs, the Department of Energy (DOE)’s Office of Science (SC) can provide a safe and supportive environment for students, post-doctoral researchers, and scientists to continue their research in mission-relevant disciplines.

Released: 28-Mar-2022 7:05 AM EDT
Schools and Programs of Public Health Join Together to Demand the Protection of Health Care Workers in Ukraine and Beyond
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Russia must cease its attacks on Ukraine’s health care facilities, as must perpetrators of attacks on health care in ongoing conflicts throughout the world.

Newswise: New “ATOMIK” Chernobyl Spirits to help Ukrainian refugees
Released: 25-Mar-2022 8:05 AM EDT
New “ATOMIK” Chernobyl Spirits to help Ukrainian refugees
University of Portsmouth

The Chernobyl Spirit Company will support Ukrainian refugees and communities with profits from the first 850 bottle batches of its two new premium fruit schnapps. The spirits are distilled in Ukraine from pears and plums harvested last autumn from districts affected by the Chernobyl accident and now partly under Russian control.

Newswise: ACS STOP THE BLEED® Program expands training and resources for the people of Ukraine
Released: 24-Mar-2022 2:45 PM EDT
ACS STOP THE BLEED® Program expands training and resources for the people of Ukraine
American College of Surgeons (ACS)

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) STOP THE BLEED® Program is supporting efforts to help people in Ukraine learn the basics of the STOP THE BLEED® course.

Newswise: WashU Expert: Americans must prepare for cyber warfare
Released: 22-Mar-2022 3:20 PM EDT
WashU Expert: Americans must prepare for cyber warfare
Washington University in St. Louis

On March 21, President Biden issued an urgent warning to American business leaders to strengthen their companies’ cyber defenses immediately. In recent weeks, experts have been surprised by the lack of full-scale cyberattacks by Russia. But the threat of devastating cyberattacks is still very real and American companies and individuals must remain vigilant, warned Liberty Vittert, professor of practice of data science at Washington University’s Olin Business School.

Newswise: Research: Partnership between humanitarian organizations and governments is essential for providing cash assistance to refugees
Released: 22-Mar-2022 12:15 PM EDT
Research: Partnership between humanitarian organizations and governments is essential for providing cash assistance to refugees
Indiana University

n the last four weeks, more than 3.5 million Ukrainians have fled their country to escape Russian forces, facing an uncertain future and placing new economic demands on host countries such as Poland. Besides this recent crisis, more than 80 million people have been forcibly displaced worldwide, notably in Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Myanmar. While humanitarian organizations are providing in-kind assistance in the form of food, hygiene products and shelter, many are increasingly turning to cash payments, with the intention of providing refugees with spending flexibility, restoring their dignity, and improving the wealth of their host communities. New research from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business reveals that cash assistance is a double-edged sword.

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Released: 21-Mar-2022 12:55 PM EDT
WashU Expert: Could Russian actions in Ukraine constitute international crimes?
Washington University in St. Louis

The United States Senate’s passing of a resolution supporting a war crimes investigation into Russian President Vladimir Putin for his invasion of Ukraine adds to an international call to hold Putin accountable for Russia’s actions.The invasion gives rise to a real concern not only about breaches of international law for which the Russian Federation might be liable, but about liability of individuals for international crimes, said Leila Sadat, the James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law and Special Adviser on Crimes Against Humanity to the International Criminal Court prosecutor.

Newswise: WashU Experts: China’s political and economic dilemma
Released: 21-Mar-2022 12:05 PM EDT
WashU Experts: China’s political and economic dilemma
Washington University in St. Louis

International business experts John Horn and Patrick Moreton offer their perspectives on the developing situation with China, including challenges facing the country and what impact their actions could have on the Chinese and global economies.

Released: 18-Mar-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Federal mental health, trauma experts offer Ukrainian-related resources
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

In response to the humanitarian crisis in Eastern Europe, several centers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) have developed Ukrainian-translated resources for traumatic blood loss and mental health.

Newswise: War in Ukraine: CSUDH Associate Dean Hamoud Salhi Explains the Context, and What the Future Holds
Released: 17-Mar-2022 6:10 PM EDT
War in Ukraine: CSUDH Associate Dean Hamoud Salhi Explains the Context, and What the Future Holds
California State University, Dominguez Hills

CSUDH Associate Dean of International Education and Senior International Officer Hamoud Salhi discusses the underlying geopolitical causes that have led to the current Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Newswise: Your kids are asking about war. A psychologist explains how to answer
Released: 11-Mar-2022 8:40 AM EST
Your kids are asking about war. A psychologist explains how to answer
Atlantic Health System

With more and more conversations about war swirling around us all, having honest, age-appropriate explanations can be the key to reassuring children, says Dr. Christopher Lynch.


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