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2014-05-28 12:50:10

PLOS In a PLOS Medicine guest editorial, Paul Glasziou, Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine at Bond University in Australia, explores how open access publications could help moderate and reduce the vast waste of global medical research. Continuing on from his previous work, which highlighted how most of the world's expenditure on medical research was thrown away, Glasziou outlines how bad the situation is and suggests how it might be improved. Subscription-based academic journals make...

2014-05-27 23:04:49

Southern New Hampshire University’s inaugural Nursing Pinning Ceremony was held May 9 (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Southern New Hampshire University’s Department of Nursing celebrated its first class of baccalaureate nursing graduates at the inaugural Nursing Pinning Ceremony on Friday, May 9. Surrounded by family and friends, each nursing student received an SNHU nurse’s pin, signifying their completion of the program and dedication to the profession. The students graduated during the...

2014-05-27 23:01:47

Caltech and The Innovation Institute will collaborate to further the advancement of medical research and development. La Palma, California (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The Innovation Institute announced today that the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has signed a memorandum of understanding that will give The Innovation Institute the opportunity to collaborate directly with researchers at Caltech on the development of new healthcare products. “Caltech is a world-class organization,...

2014-05-27 12:29:18

The Winnower is an Open Access, Open Review Publishing Platform for Scientists BLACKSBURG, Va., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Winnower, an open access online science publishing platform that employs open post-publication peer review, was officially launched today. Founded by Virginia Tech graduate student Josh Nicholson, The Winnower serves as a cost-effective alternative to traditional scientific publishing and emphasizes transparency, open discussion and debate in all...

2014-05-27 12:28:24

With Embase and PharmaPendium, researchers can monitor pre-clinical, clinical and post-market information from a single search - improving pharmacovigilance and risk monitoring AMSTERDAM, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced an enhanced risk monitoring and pharmacovigilance solution with Embase...

2014-05-26 08:22:18

AMSTERDAM, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced it is working together with the African Academy of Sciences [http://www.aasciences.org ] (AAS), an Africa-wide scientific organization that aims to encourage the development of research and technology throughout Africa, on a joint initiative to support African researchers' drive for...

2014-05-23 23:02:00

Elected Leaders Stress Innovation and Diversity to Sustain ACM’s Unique Impact New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 ACM (The Association for Computing Machinery) today announced the election of new officers to lead the enterprise in a rapidly evolving digital environment. The new team, comprised of distinguished computer scientists from leading academic and corporate organizations, will be headed by Alexander L. Wolf of Imperial College London, UK. He takes the helm as ACM President for...

2014-05-22 23:15:59

This virtual teleconference will be held online and on the phone. The goal of “How Academia Messes With Your Mind And What To Do About It” is to make academics aware of the dysfunction that exists in academia and learn strategies for coping with it and thriving despite the difficulties they encounter. Reston, VA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Academic Ladder® Inc, is a company that helps professors and graduate students become productive writers, finish their dissertations, navigate...

2014-05-22 23:13:33

This is a quarterly look at news, highlights, and accomplishments from across Trident University International’s academic colleges. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Program Director Invited to Germany’s Clute Institute in June In June, Dr. Deborah Schreiber will be traveling to Munich, Germany to present her published work “Building Community Among Onsite And Virtual Faculty: Success Linked To Organizational Capability Profile For Distance Learning” at the...

2014-05-21 23:07:43

Former Chairman of Federal Reserve System reflects event’s powerful program. Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Demonstrating its commitment to providing high-caliber, diverse leaders in its event programming, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) announced today that Dr. Bernanke, chairman, The Federal Reserve System (2006-2014) will address the NACDS Total Store Expo during the morning Business Program on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition...


Latest Academia Reference Libraries

International Journal of Robotics Research
2012-07-13 19:37:17

The International Journal of Robotics Research is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1982 and published by SAGE Publications. It was the first scholarly published journal on robotic research. As of July 2012, the editor-in-chief is John M Hollerbach (University of Utah). The journal covers research in the field of robotics on topics from sensors and sensory interpretations to kinematics in motion planning. It is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and Sciences Citation...

International Journal of Quantum Chemistry
2012-07-13 15:02:28

The International Journal of Quantum Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1967 by Per-Olov Lowdin. The journal moved to an in-house editorial office model in 2011, enlisting a permanent team of professional editors. It publishes original, primary research and review articles on all aspects of quantum chemistry, including an expanded scope focusing on aspects of materials science, biochemistry, biophysics, quantum physics, and quantum information theory. Image...

European Journal of Medical Chemistry
2012-05-12 22:03:06

The European Journal of Medical Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal for medical chemistry. It is published by Elsevier. It was established in 1966 under the title Chimica Therapeutica. That name was maintained until 1973. Even after changing to its current name in 1974, the journal was still subtitled Chimica Therapeutica until 1981; from 1982 to 1986 it was subtitled Chimie Therapeutique, indicating its French origin. The Journal publishes studies on all aspects of medicinal...

Computer Physics Communications
2012-05-12 20:23:51

Computer Physics Communications is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Elsevier under the North-Holland imprint. Special issues of this journal are published on an occasional basis. As of May 2012, the current principal coordinating editor in N. Stanley Scott (Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland). The journal focuses on computational methodology, numerical analysis and hardware and software development in support of physics and physical chemistry. Articles covered...

Annals of Human Genetics
2012-05-07 06:56:58

The Annals of Human Genetics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1925 as the Annals of Eugenics by Karl Pearson, who was also the founder of Biometrika in 1901. Annals of Eugenics was changed to its current moniker in 1954 to reflect the changing views on the role of eugenics in society. It is published by Wiley-Blackwell in association with the University College, London. As of May 2012, its editor-in-chief is Andres Ruiz-Linares. The Institute for Scientific Information...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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