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Rockefeller University Press (RUP) signs Jisc transitional open access agreement for UK higher education

The Rockefeller University Press

Nonprofit publisher Rockefeller University Press (RUP), a department of The Rockefeller University in New York City, has agreed to a deal with Jisc that negotiates open access (OA) agreements with publishers on behalf of all UK universities. RUP is the first US–based university press to sign a transitional agreement with research and education not-for-profit Jisc. The unlimited “read-and-publish” transitional agreement covers RUP’s three hybrid journals, Journal of Cell Biology (JCB), Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM) and Journal of General Physiology (JGP).

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Released:
18-Feb-2020 4:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Smart Mouthguard Technology Licensed from University of Maryland, Baltimore

Smart Mouthguard Technology Licensed from University of Maryland, Baltimore

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Technology for a smart mouthguard from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has been licensed by University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) alumnus Michael Wright, DDS, MS, into his new startup company, The WrightGuard Innovation Corporation.

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Released:
17-Feb-2020 3:00 PM EST
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After free lunch from drug firms, doctors increase prescriptions

Cornell University

Doctors prescribe more branded medications after marketing visits by the makers of those drugs, new research co-authored by a Cornell University economist confirms.

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Released:
17-Feb-2020 12:50 PM EST
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Consider workplace AI’s impact before it’s too late, study says

Cornell University

The consequences of workplace automation will likely impact just about every aspect of our lives, and scholars and policymakers need to start thinking about it far more broadly if they want to have a say in what the future looks like, according to a new paper co-authored by a Cornell University researcher.

Channels: All Journal News, Artificial Intelligence, Business Ethics, In the Workplace, Technology,

Released:
13-Feb-2020 12:25 PM EST
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ILR Study Could Help Unions Protect Workers’ Mental Health

Cornell University

During a three-year organizational restructuring at France Telecom that began in 2007 – which called for the downsizing of 22,000 employees, often based on ethically questionable methods – there was a wave of employee suicides. Published reports put the total number of deaths at 35. Virginia Doellgast, associate professor of comparative employment relations in Cornell University’s ILR School, examines the role unions played in the aftermath of those deaths.

Channels: All Journal News, In the Workplace, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Europe News, Economics,

Released:
12-Feb-2020 3:20 PM EST
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