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Consumers find third-party use of personal location data privacy violations, study shows

New research from the University of Notre Dame showed that people are nuanced about how their location is tracked.
6-Aug-2020 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Quality suffers for audit offices with clients from different industries, study shows

If an audit office has a diversified client portfolio, it is more difficult to audit a particular type of client, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame.
5-Aug-2020 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Strong relationships in adulthood won’t ‘fix’ effects of early childhood adversity

Harsh conditions in early life are a fundamental cause of adult stress, and according to new research from the University of Notre Dame on wild baboons, this effect is not explained by a lack of social support in adulthood.
3-Aug-2020 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Women’s higher resting metabolic rates in cold environments could be thyroid requirements for pregnancy, researcher says

Although other researchers have demonstrated that women who live in extreme environments produce more thyroid hormone to adapt to the cold, the Notre Dame study is the first to hypothesize a link with pregnancy.
30-Jul-2020 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Most productive workforce may require indefinite affirmative action, study shows

Research from the University of Notre Dame shows it is often best for optimal efficiency if the minority group is overrepresented in the workforce relative to the majority — a conclusion that flies in the face of the conventional wisdom that...
23-Jul-2020 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Most comprehensive study yet of Latinx U.S. immigration agents shows economic self-interest drives decisions to join ICE

Research from the University of Notre Dame found that Latinxs — regardless of their preferred national/ethnic identity, their identification with the immigrant experience or their attitude toward immigrants — choose to work in immigration for...
22-Jul-2020 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New study takes closer look at how environment affects daily life of brown-throated three-toed sloth

Scientists studying brown-throated three-toed sloths, where predators are extinct and food is more accessible, have found that the animals adapt to have a primarily diurnal, or daytime, schedule.
21-Jul-2020 8:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Self-regulation prime reason for slowed mobility during coronavirus lockdown, experts say

To get a clearer picture of people’s mobility in the U.S. during the lockdown period, Notre Dame researchers gathered and analyzed all U.S. coronavirus-related state and local orders and compared them with geolocation data collected across 40...
16-Jul-2020 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sue Ryan
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Shannon Roddel
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Mendoza College of Business, Notre Dame Law School



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Colleen Sharkey
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