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ADA releases position paper on food and water safety

... illness and encourages continued research, education and technological advances to keep the food and ... safety of the food and water supply by providing education to the public and industry, promoting ... that have emerged support the need for continued education and research." The authors cite "powerful tools" ...

UC San Diego's $3 million NSF grant to fund science festivals

... embraced this inaugural initiative highlighting education in the sciencesin fact, the Festival drew 50,000 ... San Diego. Each annual cycle of enhanced science education programs will both open and close with the ... youth to consider entering a science-related education and career. A fitting location, San Diego is at ...

UT multimedia program increases middle school interest in science

... Medicine . The program, HEADS UP (Health education and Discovering Science while Unlocking ... In 2004, according to the National Center for education Statistics, 18.3 percent of STEM degrees were ... Knowledge and Skills and National Science education Standards. Modules are produced through a ...

Obama Budget Level Funds Career Technical Education

... for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical education Act (Perkins Act) at $1.3 billion. The Perkins ... source of federal funding that supports local education programs that connect education and real-world careers. The Association for ...

6 young ASU faculty earn NSF Career awards

... through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of ... help support each winner's research projects and education efforts. Here are descriptions of each. ...

Differences among exercisers and nonexercisers during pregnancy

... The sample population includes women with various education levels, employed in and out of the home, and who ... differences between groups based on maternal age, education levels, employment, number of children, fetal ... exercisers. Additionally, women with more education had lower BMIs, in general for both ...

Differences among exercisers and nonexercisers during pregnancy

... The sample population includes women with various education levels, employed in and out of the home, and who ... differences between groups based on maternal age, education levels, employment, number of children, fetal ... exercisers. Additionally, women with more education had lower BMIs, in general for both ...

Bioscience institutions come together to launch Microlife Discovery Center for area students

... with BioBridge (a well-established science education and outreach program at the University of ... USA, BioAtla LLC, and UCSD's BioBridge science education and outreach program. The MicroBlitzSM program ... districts for the betterment of students' science education and career development." Jeremy Babendure, ...

Study to evaluate success of parental involvement in early childhood education

... be students as well. The U.S. Department of education has awarded a $2.6 million, four-year grant to ... two research-proven programs are the Texas Early education Model (TEEM) and Play and Learning Strategies ... Margaret Alkek Endowed Chair in Early Childhood education and executive director of the Children's Learning ...

Defying the disaster: Researcher explores resilient housing

... that already exist to determine the research and education gaps," Tilotta says. The study showed four key research or education areas where homeowner needs are currently unmet: ... homes or build resilient homes; Providing education and outreach for new and existing resilient ...

Preventing rangeland erosion: Developing better management practices in Iran

... the Department of Agricultural Extension and education in the College of Agriculture at Shiraz ... the Journal of Natural Resources & Life Sciences education . The authors include Dr. Mansoor Shahvali, Associate Professor of Agricultural Extension and education in the Agriculture College of Shiraz University; ...

Developer of advanced computing memory, father of biochemical engineering, and innovative engineering educators win highest engineering honors of 2009

... innovation in engineering and technology education -- "for pioneering, continually developing, and ... disseminating technology entrepreneurship education resources for engineering students and educators ... (STVP) at Stanford University. STVP is an education center that provides students across the ...

The effect of parental education on the heritability of children's reading disability

... Parental education is a strong predictor of socioeconomic status and ... reading failure in spite of high parental education and support for learning to read. University ... significant interaction between parents' years of education and the heritability of reading disability. ...

David Salt is 'worth his salt,' says Science magazine

... by Science for interactive media went to the ASPB education Foundation's GAP-supported project for public education on plant genomics," commented education Foundation Chair James Siedow of Duke University. ...

NIH funds 16 Science Education Partnership Awards

... up to an estimated $17 million to fund 16 Science education Partnership Awards (SEPAs). Led by the National ... curiosity and encourage hands-on science education activities. By supporting collaboration among ... SEPA projects advance science and health education through ways such as interactive traveling ...

Indiana University research at American Public Health Association meeting

... Health Science in IU's School of Health, Physical education and Recreation, will discuss the findings during ... of Kinesiology in IU's School of Health, Physical education and Recreation, will discuss the findings Monday, ... Health Science in IU's School of Health, Physical education and Recreation; Nathan Stupiansky, Department of ...

Biophysical Society selects 2009 Distinguished Service, Emily M. Gray and Society Fellow recipients

... an environment exceptionally conducive to education in Biological Physics. The Award is given for significant contributions to education in biophysics whether by teaching, developing ... an environment exceptionally conducive to education in biophysics. Five Biophysical Society ...

Biologists, educators recognize excellence in evolution education

... University of Minnesota, with the 2008 Evolution education Award during the NABT annual conference to be ... 2008 in Memphis, Tennessee. The Evolution education Award is cosponsored by the American Institute of ... of innovative classroom teaching and community education efforts to promote the accurate understanding of ...

Illuminating biology: An evolutionary perspective

... Uno - University of Oklahoma and Chair of AIBS education Committee Introduction 12:40-1:10: Dr. Joram ... Dr. Brian Wiegmann - Associate Director of education and Outreach, National Evolutionary Synthesis ... a case study with paperbark trees in Florida. education Resources from Past Evolution Symposia The ...

'Color My Pyramid' nutrition education program battles obesity in DC schools

... University have designed and tested a nutrition education program called "Color My Pyramid" to teach ... research projects because we both designed the education program and tested its effectiveness." The ... that childhood obesity can be overcome through education and parental involvement. "One of the major ...

US Senate confirms Clemson University engineering Dean Esin Gulari to National Science Board

... was selected for her preeminence in research, education and public service. She will serve a six-year ... The department of engineering and science education is the second unit established and is designed to ... at the university level and to reach out to K-12 education with innovative strategies in math, science and ...

Integrated curriculum enhances academics

... HOUSTON, TX "Integrated" or "interdisciplinary" education evolved in the United States from the progressive education movement of the early 20th century. Integrated education features a student-centered approach to teaching ...

Children's gardening programs grow environmental stewards

... But classroom teachers who make environmental education experiences a priority often lack resources, ... and ideas about ways to integrate environmental education into classroom learning. Getting children ... and experiential approach to environmental education by use of a youth gardening program for third ...

UT Knoxville wins 2 $3M National Science Foundation research and education grants

... Foundation to create new graduate research and education programs designed to train tomorrow's top scientists. The grants, called Integrative Graduate education and Research Traineeships, or IGERTs, will draw ... benefit to those in the IGERTs, both in linking education and research efforts," said Keffer. Beyond ...

Iowa State wins $18.5M grant to create NSF Center for Biorenewable Chemicals

... and industry partnerships in research and education that promote innovation, transform engineered ... companies and venture capitalists. The center's education efforts will also include programs for ... Des Moines Public Schools and the Heartland Area education Agency in Johnston. And the center will develop ...

Dartmouth awarded NSF grant for new polar sciences, engineering grad program

... Foundation through its Integrative Graduate education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program. The ... to catalyze a cultural change in graduate education by establishing innovative new models for graduate education and training in a fertile environment for ...

Peers important for nutrition education among Latinos

... July/August issue of the Journal of Nutrition education and Behavior, provide evidence that peer nutrition education has a positive influence on diabetes ... Latinos in the US. "Overall, these nutrition education demonstration studies suggest that ...

Will kids eat vegetables if they grow them?

... from the University of Newcastle's School of education and his research team to investigate whether a ... to investigate new ways of integrating nutrition, education and food provision in schools to provide ... change the approach to food, nutrition and health education in schools." The research will be conducted in ...

Pitt faculty receive awards to explore next-generation technologies

... faculty members emerging careers and include an education component that encourages outreach to women and ... The technique might also be applied to RNA. The education component of Gaos project includes outreach to ... more power without becoming too delicate. The education component of her project includes working with ...

Fixing the education digital disconnect one video game at a time

... simulations that will one day revolutionize education and how people learn. These learning games help ... the nation's most pressing needs -- strengthening education and preparing workers for 21st century jobs. ... incorporated into the House version of the Higher education authorization bill which FAS hopes will be passed ...

AIBS honors outstanding contributions to the biological sciences

... Council for Science and the Environment education Award: Eric Klopfer , Massachusetts Institute of ... secretary-treasurer of the US Partnership for education for Sustainable Development as well as executive ... Kite. Eric Klopfer will receive the education Award , presented to an individual (or group) who ...

Learning and the brain

... >. Continuing education credits are available to participants. (The ... practice. This marriage between neuroscience and education is pretty new, said Kosik. But people now see it ... reasons why the bridge between neuroscience and education is so important: Measurable benefits accrue ...

Exposure to low levels of radon appears to reduce the risk of lung cancer, new study finds

... revealed a dramatic correlation between level of education and lung cancer risk. Subjects who had at least some college education were found to have only 30 percent of the lung ... with less than a high school education. While education has been found to be an important correlated ...

'Brains R Us': Neuroscience and education town hall

... is occupied with the critical business of education including 50 million students in K-12 public ... million in college, plus all of their teachers. education is a big business, but a struggling one. As the ... president of the Society for Mind, Brian and education at Harvard University; teen-brain expert Jay ...

Singapore's BIOPOLIS and FUSIONOPOLIS on stage in Boston this week

... in pioneering new directions in scientific education and R&D, said A*STAR Chairman Lim Chuan Poh, who ... for careers in science, A*STAR supports a science education program that encompasses public schools as well ... relevant issues in the areas of science and math education and we are confident that our delegates will ...

Helios Education Foundation invests $6.5 million

... PHOENIX, AZ Helios education Foundation today awarded $6.5 million to the ... talent across the state of Arizona. "Helios education Foundations commitment to develop a long term ... to become a world leader in cutting-edge medical education and health care, but only if we provide the ...

Graduate Education in Physics: Which Way Forward?

... of reevaluation. At a conference title Graduate education in Physics: Which Way Forward, to be held January ... Park, MD, was inspired in part by a 2005 Graduate education in Physics report assembled by the American ... jobs, and that the dominance of the American education system is being challenged by foreign ...

Scientists develop new measure of 'socioclimactic' risk

... The center promotes and organizes research and education on global climate change and studies its impact ... in 2004 to support Purdue in research and education on regional scale climate change, its impacts and ... scientific research, including teaching, public education and the development of public policy ...

Starter's orders for unique Ph.D.s in sport

... are teaming up with colleagues in other higher education institutions around the region, to work on ... Sarah OHara, the Dean of Social Sciences, Law and education at the University of Nottingham, is among the ... also show what can be achieved when the Higher education Institutions in the region to work together for a ...

An intelligent new way to support the teaching of evolution

... plans to publish a new journal, Evolution: education and Outreach. The print version will debut at ... during all of 2008. Evolution: education and Outreach promotes understanding and teaching ... biology. Greg Eldredge has a Masters Degree in education and has been a New York City school teacher for ...
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