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Released: 5-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
How the Russian invasion of Ukraine has impacted the global wheat market
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 caused an immediate disruption in the global wheat market, with serious implications for food prices and global food security. Wheat is a staple commodity in many countries and one of the most extensively traded crops worldwide. A new paper from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Texas Tech University examines the long-term impacts of the war in Ukraine on global wheat prices and market responses.

   
Released: 11-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST
Understanding healthy and happy expectancy in former soviet countries
Sophia University

Researchers compare the health situation in Russia and Central Asian countries using a multifaceted approach to health.

Newswise: ‘A ticking clock’: First ground-based survey of damage to Ukrainian cultural sites reveals severity, need for urgency
Released: 13-Dec-2023 1:05 PM EST
‘A ticking clock’: First ground-based survey of damage to Ukrainian cultural sites reveals severity, need for urgency
University of Notre Dame

Ian Kuijt, a professor in the Department of Anthropology, and William Donaruma, a professor of the practice in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre, both at the University of Notre Dame, visited Ukraine to document the extent of damage to cultural sites including churches, schools, opera houses, libraries and archaeological sites.

 
Newswise: Case Western Reserve University lecturer partnering with Peace Corps to support Ukrainian university students amidst war
Released: 13-Dec-2023 10:05 AM EST
Case Western Reserve University lecturer partnering with Peace Corps to support Ukrainian university students amidst war
Case Western Reserve University

As the war in Ukraine continues to devastate communities, a Case Western Reserve University lecturer is partnering with the Peace Corps to help students there learn how to manage the intense emotions of the conflict.

Released: 13-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST
Self-deception may seed ‘hubris balancing,’ leading to Putin’s war against Ukraine
Hiroshima University

New theory explains international leaders' irrational acts of war as self-deception leading to overbalancing.

 
Newswise: Ukrainian grain farmers now raising hogs benefit from ISU expertise
Released: 1-Sep-2023 4:20 PM EDT
Ukrainian grain farmers now raising hogs benefit from ISU expertise
Iowa State University

Many Ukrainian farmers are raising hogs for the first time, converting cheap grain into needed meat. An Iowa State University swine health expert is helping Ukrainian farmers safely navigate the war-driven pivot to pork with a series of online workshops.

Newswise: Plastic Surgeons Help Ukrainian Children in Poland
Released: 27-Jul-2023 2:45 PM EDT
Plastic Surgeons Help Ukrainian Children in Poland
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Many need medical attention after experiencing burns from unsafe living conditions during the ongoing conflict with Russia.

Newswise: Dance and the state: Research explores ballet training in Ukraine
Released: 25-Jul-2023 8:05 AM EDT
Dance and the state: Research explores ballet training in Ukraine
Binghamton University, State University of New York

Ballet training centers of Ukraine successfully resist co-optation by both neo-imperial and nationalist ideologies, forming robust and inclusive dancing communities that in many ways mirror structures of modern Ukrainian society, according to research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Released: 29-Jun-2023 5:30 PM EDT
Alarming antibiotic resistance discovered in war-torn Ukraine
Lund University

Researchers led by Lund University in Sweden have assisted microbiologists in Ukraine in investigating bacterial resistance among the war-wounded patients treated in hospitals.

Newswise: Scholar of Genocide in Wartime: Why Momentum Matters in Ukrainian Counter-Offensive
Released: 28-Jun-2023 1:05 PM EDT
Scholar of Genocide in Wartime: Why Momentum Matters in Ukrainian Counter-Offensive
Academy Communications

As the new Ukrainian counter-offensive retakes areas of that country where war crimes may have occurred, speed and mobility by Ukrainian forces may limit Russian occupiers of the time needed remove evidence and cover up those crimes, including genocide, according to Edward Westermann, noted scholar at Texas A&M University-San Antonio.

Released: 12-Jun-2023 8:05 AM EDT
Ukraine Refugees Could Boost Europe’s GDP
North Carolina State University

New research suggests the influx of Ukrainian refugees across Europe will improve long-term GDP for European countries that invest in infrastructure and other capital improvements. However, countries receiving Ukrainian refugees will likely face significant costs in the short term.

   
Newswise: Study Illustrates How Military Blasts Cause Trauma to Unborn Babies
Released: 7-Jun-2023 11:40 AM EDT
Study Illustrates How Military Blasts Cause Trauma to Unborn Babies
New York Institute of Technology, New York Tech

Amidst military conflicts in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, this study provides new insight into how military blasts injure unborn babies. The findings could help doctors to better assess fetal injuries and inform the development of future safety devices.

   
Newswise: Loyola Medicine Donates Ambulance to Support the Effort in Ukraine
Released: 31-May-2023 1:30 PM EDT
Loyola Medicine Donates Ambulance to Support the Effort in Ukraine
Loyola Medicine

Loyola Medicine will donate an ambulance to help save lives in Ukrainian communities under attack by Russian forces, with a blessing from Archbishop of Chicago Cardinal Blase J. Cupich at a press conference.

Newswise: AU Museum to Open Six New Exhibits This Summer
Released: 18-May-2023 1:20 PM EDT
AU Museum to Open Six New Exhibits This Summer
American University

Summer exhibitions at American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center will open June 17. They feature the first U.S. museum showing of black and white photographs of rural communities in pre-war Ukraine; prints and posters from a trailblazing artist from the Chicano Art Movement; glass sculptures by Rhoda Baer; Spanish artist Pilar Albarracín and Taiwanese-American artist Leigh Wen; and an artistic and poetic collaboration on the struggles of displaced people.

Newswise:Video Embedded uc-san-diego-expert-shares-insights-on-war-in-ukraine
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Released: 1-May-2023 12:05 PM EDT
UC San Diego Expert Shares Insights on War in Ukraine
University of California San Diego

Jesse Driscoll, associate professor of political science at the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy, has authored a new book, “Ukraine's Unnamed War.” Driscoll traveled to Ukraine to begin researching the book in 2014. In this Q&A and video, Driscoll discusses how the current conflict emerged from the ragged settlement of 2014-2016 and shares insights on what to expect as the largest war in recent European history grinds forward.

Newswise: “Turn-I-Kits” for Ukraine
Released: 28-Apr-2023 4:40 PM EDT
“Turn-I-Kits” for Ukraine
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

When Russia’s War on Ukraine began, individuals around the world mobilized to support the Ukrainian people. Among those offering help is a group from Michigan Medicine’s Max Harry Weil Institute for Critical Care Research and Innovation.

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Released: 24-Apr-2023 2:00 PM EDT
US and Allies Can Learn from Military Medical Lessons in Ukraine
American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Studying the war in Ukraine offers the opportunity to develop improved tactics and medical training methods to better prepare for future conflicts, article says.

Newswise: Perceived Russia-Ukraine conflict linked to endorsement of false news about adversary
15-Mar-2023 12:50 PM EDT
Perceived Russia-Ukraine conflict linked to endorsement of false news about adversary
PLOS

In a 2020 survey, Ukrainians who perceived a higher level of conflict between Ukraine and Russia were less inclined to endorse false, negative news about the European Union, but were more likely to endorse false, negative news about Russia.

Newswise: Epilepsy care in Ukraine, one year later: Some crises have subsided, but others loom large
Released: 21-Mar-2023 2:15 PM EDT
Epilepsy care in Ukraine, one year later: Some crises have subsided, but others loom large
International League Against Epilepsy

When the full-scale war in Ukraine began, anti-seizure medication supplies disappeared and some families left the country for safety. How has the past year affected people with epilepsy in Ukraine and their families, as well as the physicians who care for them?

Released: 15-Mar-2023 9:00 AM EDT
Hearing aids donated to Ukrainian refugees in response to article published in The Hearing Journal
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

In response to an article published in the February issue of The Hearing Journal, the audiology and hearing solutions company ReSound donated nearly 120 rechargeable hearing aids to address the hearing health care crisis among Ukrainian refugees in Poland. The Hearing Journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Newswise: Economics expert available to speak about outlier repercussions of Russian invasion of Ukraine
Released: 26-Feb-2023 3:00 AM EST
Economics expert available to speak about outlier repercussions of Russian invasion of Ukraine
Virginia Tech

The one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion – or in the words of Kremlin leaders, “special military operation” – has left thousands dead or wounded, scores of buildings and infrastructure destroyed or damaged, and millions of people displaced. The economic damage from the war reaches far beyond the borders of Ukraine and Russia.

Newswise: Anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine: IU experts available to comment
Released: 20-Feb-2023 3:25 PM EST
Anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine: IU experts available to comment
Indiana University

Indiana University experts are available to discuss the political, economic and humanitarian implications of the ongoing war as the 1-year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine approaches.

Newswise: The unnecessary burden of war
Released: 17-Feb-2023 7:00 PM EST
The unnecessary burden of war
University of Groningen

Governments could help millions of people and save a lot of money with targeted energy subsidies.

Newswise: The impact of Russia's  war in Ukraine on energy markets
Released: 14-Feb-2023 1:55 PM EST
The impact of Russia's war in Ukraine on energy markets
Indiana University

Michael De Groot, assistant professor in the Indiana University Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, reflects on the economic impact of Russia's war in Ukraine as the 1-year anniversary of the invasion approaches.

Newswise: Notre Dame expert discusses effects of war in Ukraine on agriculture, trade
Released: 9-Feb-2023 2:45 PM EST
Notre Dame expert discusses effects of war in Ukraine on agriculture, trade
University of Notre Dame

Susanne Wengle has been following the effects of the war on Ukrainian agriculture, the products of which account for roughly 40 percent of the country’s export earnings.

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.

Released: 3-Feb-2023 6:20 PM EST
The spillover effects of rising energy prices following 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine
Kyushu University

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine from February 24, 2022, energy prices rose by up to 20% worldwide for five months. WTI crude oil was $92.77 per barrel on February 24, 2022, but rose and averaged $106.96 (+15.3%) from February 28 to August 3.

Released: 1-Feb-2023 1:40 PM EST
War tourists fighting on a virtual front, since Ukraine-Russia war
University of Portsmouth

Since the start of the war in Ukraine, a new group of ‘war tourists’ has emerged - those who are fighting on a virtual front.

Released: 24-Jan-2023 6:05 AM EST
Identity, not income, drives desire to secede
Southern Methodist University

What most sparks a region’s desire to seek independence from their country - income or identity? A new study from SMU (Southern Methodist University, Dallas) and UC3M (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain) found that the group people identify with tends to play a bigger factor in secession than differences in per capita income between regions.

Newswise: Ukrainian wins inaugural APE Award for Innovation in Scholarly Communication
Released: 12-Jan-2023 9:00 AM EST
Ukrainian wins inaugural APE Award for Innovation in Scholarly Communication
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

Digital Science is pleased to announce that Ukrainian Vsevolod Solovyov has won the inaugural APE Award for Innovation in Scholarly Communication at the 18th Academic Publishing in Europe (APE) Conference in Berlin, Germany.

   
Newswise: URI professor’s new book looks at internal divisions in Ukraine that contributed to current conflict with Russia
Released: 19-Dec-2022 11:05 AM EST
URI professor’s new book looks at internal divisions in Ukraine that contributed to current conflict with Russia
University of Rhode Island

On a Fulbright research trip to Ukraine in 2014, Nicolai Petro had a front row seat to the eruption of the Maidan revolution, which led to the ouster of the country’s president who sought closer ties to Russia.  The revolution also exposed the deep domestic conflict over Ukraine’s national identity between those in the country’s east who honor their Russian heritage and welcome ties to their neighbor and those in the western region who reject everything Russian.


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