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Released: 1-Feb-2024 10:05 PM EST
How does the majority population feel about policies for minorities?
University of Konstanz

On the international level, there is broad consensus that it is essential to recognize and implement Indigenous rights as well as to correct inequalities and historical injustices.

 
Newswise: Reimagining rehabilitation: Iceland’s open prisons offer a blueprint for UK’s foreign national prisoners
Released: 15-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST
Reimagining rehabilitation: Iceland’s open prisons offer a blueprint for UK’s foreign national prisoners
University of Portsmouth

A new study suggests the UK prison system should learn lessons from Icelandic prisons to transform the lives of foreign national prisoners.

Released: 13-Dec-2023 8:05 AM EST
How Companies Worked Around a Law Aimed at Keeping U.S. Tax Dollars from Going Overseas
North Carolina State University

Legislation aimed at preventing large companies from avoiding U.S. taxes by shuttling money to foreign subsidiaries hasn’t worked as well as anticipated. A new study reveals how companies are responding to the provisions – and the potential costs associated with their tax avoidance strategy.

Released: 29-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST
Workplace culture is very different these days. Find out how different by exploring the "In the Workplace" channel
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The latest articles on occupational medicine, workplace culture, and the labor market are in the "In the Workplace" channel on Newswise.

       
Released: 24-Oct-2023 1:35 PM EDT
From nanoplastics to airborne toxins: Pollution stories for media.
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Read the latest research news on air pollution, nanoplastics, waterborne illnesses and more in the Pollution channel on Newswise.

       
13-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT
Ahead of UN General Assembly, pharmaceutical industry underscores need for pandemic preparedness plans to support innovation and equity
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Associations

Ahead of discussions at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78), the trade association representing the innovative pharmaceutical industry, the IFPMA, has warned that current pandemic preparedness plans should not undermine what worked well in response to COVID-19 and must support both “innovation and equity.”

Released: 12-May-2023 3:30 PM EDT
Immigration Nation: Research and Experts
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Title 42, the United States pandemic rule that had been used to immediately deport hundreds of thousands of migrants who crossed the border illegally over the last three years, has expired. Those migrants will have the opportunity to apply for asylum. President Biden's new rules to replace Title 42 are facing legal challenges. Border crossings have already risen sharply, as many migrants attempt to cross before the measure expires on Thursday night. Some have said they worry about tighter controls and uncertainty ahead. Immigration is once again a major focus of the media as we examine the humanitarian, political, and public health issues migrants must go through.

       
Newswise:Video Embedded live-event-for-april-21-sleeping-pill-reduces-levels-of-alzheimer-s-proteins
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Released: 21-Apr-2023 3:10 PM EDT
TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO AVAILABLE Live Event for April 21: Sleeping pill reduces levels of Alzheimer’s proteins
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Researcher will discuss the study which involved a sleeping aid known as suvorexant that is already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for insomnia, hints at the potential of sleep medications to slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

       
Newswise: FSU law professor available to offer context on United Nations High Seas Treaty
Released: 8-Mar-2023 10:50 AM EST
FSU law professor available to offer context on United Nations High Seas Treaty
Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: March 8, 2023 | 10:23 am | SHARE: A new United Nations agreement, informally known as the “High Seas Treaty,” creates a legal framework for managing the parts of the world’s oceans that are outside national boundaries.Discussions over the treaty have been ongoing since 2004. Now that an agreement is drafted, it must be adopted and ratified by UN member states before it takes effect.

Newswise: Targeting wealth managers would cripple Russia's oligarchs
Released: 28-Feb-2023 12:05 PM EST
Targeting wealth managers would cripple Russia's oligarchs
Dartmouth College

From astronomical sums of money to opulent superyachts and lavish villas, the assets of the oligarchs providing the political and financial backing for Russian president Vladimir Putin's military ambitions have been publicly and fervently seized by Western nations since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

   
Newswise: Notre Dame experts reflect on first anniversary of war in Ukraine
Released: 7-Feb-2023 1:05 PM EST
Notre Dame experts reflect on first anniversary of war in Ukraine
University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame experts take a retrospective view on this one-year mark of the Russian invasion and provide insight into the war and its impact on Ukraine, the U.S. and the world.

Newswise: Surf, Sand and Seaweed: The latest breakthroughs in Marine Science
Released: 4-Jan-2023 1:40 PM EST
Surf, Sand and Seaweed: The latest breakthroughs in Marine Science
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Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Marine Science channel on Newswise, a free source for media.

Released: 5-Dec-2022 4:05 PM EST
We ain't misbehavin' here. The latest news in Behavioral Science on Newswise
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Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Behavioral Science channel on Newswise, a free source for journalists.

       
Released: 14-Nov-2022 10:05 AM EST
Preventing the next pandemic: Leaders of Pacific Rim Universities meet in Bangkok, Thailand
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Hosted by Chulalongkorn University the APRU APEC University Leaders' Forum 2022 is the first post-pandemic in-person APEC meeting held to foster high-level dialogue between CEOs, policy leaders, university presidents, and top researchers. This event begins Nov 15 at 9 PM EST.

       
Newswise: Reaching national electric vehicle goal unlikely by 2030 without lower prices, better policy
Released: 13-Sep-2022 11:30 AM EDT
Reaching national electric vehicle goal unlikely by 2030 without lower prices, better policy
Indiana University

The U.S. government has set an ambitious national goal of reaching 50 percent penetration of plug-in electric vehicles by 2030, but a new study from researchers at Indiana University shows that the U.S. is unlikely to meet this goal unless electric vehicles become more affordable for consumers.

Released: 8-Aug-2022 7:05 AM EDT
Cut tax incentives and multinational firms will cut investment and employment
University of Iowa Tippie College of Business

A new study from the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business finds that when the European Union overruled tax incentives offered by four European countries to U.S. multinationals, subsidiaries of those firms reduced their investment by an average of $7.6 million.

Released: 2-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Wildfires are intensifying around the world. Here are the latest headlines in wildfires research for media
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California’s McKinney Fire grew to become the state’s largest fire so far this year. The risk of wildfire is rising globally due to climate change. Below are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Wildfires channel on Newswise.

       
Newswise: Australian Academics Call for Asylum Seekers and Refugees to Be Granted Permanent Protection Visas
Released: 27-Jun-2022 8:05 PM EDT
Australian Academics Call for Asylum Seekers and Refugees to Be Granted Permanent Protection Visas
University of South Australia

University of South Australia academics have called for 31,000 refugees “living in a state of damaging uncertainty” in Australia over the past decade to be granted permanent protection visas.

Released: 15-Apr-2022 11:35 AM EDT
International OK shapes public perceptions of drone warfare
Cornell University

Armed drone strikes earn more public support and legitimacy when they have international approval from organizations such as the United Nations, according to a survey conducted by a team of Cornell researchers.

Released: 15-Apr-2022 10:55 AM EDT
Brazilian study finds COVID-19 cases and deaths higher in areas with electoral support for President Bolsonaro
European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Study of 853 counties in Minas Gerais state finds counties that voted for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in the 2018 election are more likely to have higher incidence and death rates from COVID-19

Newswise: Urgent action required to protect world’s coral reefs from disappearing within three decades, warn experts
Released: 15-Apr-2022 10:35 AM EDT
Urgent action required to protect world’s coral reefs from disappearing within three decades, warn experts
University of Leicester

An international team of environmental scientists have published a series of significant recommendations to protect, conserve and study the world’s coral reefs – the ‘canaries in the coal mine’ of climate change.

Released: 23-Mar-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Economic Crime Act has loopholes, says leading economic crime expert
University of Portsmouth

A new UK government act designed to target the assets of Russian oligarchs and other money launderers comes with loopholes, according to an economic crime expert from the University of Portsmouth.

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: 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.

Released: 12-Nov-2021 3:45 PM EST
Austria will impose a nationwide lockdown for people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19. Will it be the first country in the world to do so? Not entirely.
Newswise

Austria will impose a nationwide lockdown for people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19. Will it be the first country in the world to do so? Not entirely.

Newswise: Expert to comment on the World Leaders Summit at COP26
Released: 25-Oct-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Expert to comment on the World Leaders Summit at COP26
University of Portsmouth

Professor Fletcher is one of the top 10 most-cited scientists in the field of Marine Policy (Google Scholar), with more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and research reports, and his expertise in ocean conservation has been developed during 20 years of research and practice.

   

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