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2014-09-30 08:32:36

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national study finds that health professions schools report an overall positive impact from the use of holistic review - a university admissions process that assesses an applicant's unique experiences alongside traditional measures of academic achievement such as grades and test scores. The report, Holistic Admissions in the Health Professions, released today is the first large-scale study to examine the prevalence and...

2014-09-30 04:21:40

BERLIN and WARSAW, Poland, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting with volume 2015, De Gruyter Open (http://www.degruyteropen.com [http://C:\Users\lippe\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary InternetFiles\Content.Outlook\IF5ABWX5\www.degruyteropen.com ] ) will publish a group of eight Central European Journals now distributed in subscription model by Springer and turn them to Open Access. This is a move unprecedented for a group of STM journals, being supplemented by...

2014-09-29 23:09:45

Dr. Indira Guzman has been part of Trident’s faculty since 2006, most recently serving as Director of the Computer Science and Information Technology Programs. She earned her Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology at Syracuse University and has extensive background in research and curriculum development. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Dr. Indira Guzman, a faculty member at Trident University International (Trident) since 2006, has just accepted the position of Program...

2014-09-29 12:35:03

Well-known native Arizonan and business leader responsible for technology development and high-wage job creation in Tucson, Pima County and Southern Arizona PHOENIX, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Technology Council today announced that it has promoted Alex Rodriguez to vice president, Southern Arizona Regional Office, effective immediately. An author, decorated military officer and leading authority on business leadership, well-known native Arizonan Rodriguez began his...

2014-09-29 12:35:01

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rockefeller University has announced that Lucy Shapiro, professor of developmental biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will receive the 2014 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize. The annual award, which celebrates the achievements of outstanding women in science, will be presented to Dr. Shapiro on the campus of The Rockefeller University on November 11, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/148959 Nobel...

2014-09-29 08:38:55

His graduate school research launched the new science of networks LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duncan Watts, principal researcher at Microsoft Research and path-breaking investigator of our connected age, is the recipient of the 2014 Everett M. Rogers Award. Watts' first paper, "Collective Dynamics of 'Small-World' Networks," co-authored with his doctoral advisor Steven Strogatz and published in the journal Nature in 1998, just a year after he got his Cornell Ph.D. in...

2014-09-26 23:06:47

Trident receives recognition as a Military Friendly® School for the fourth time, acknowledging the efforts they make for students serving in the United States Armed Forces. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Trident University International (Trident) has announced this week that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds. This is the fourth such time the University has been...

2014-09-26 08:24:10

VICTORIA, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - School yearbooks are coveted keepsakes for generations of students. An iconic piece of North American culture, students will spend between $40-80 for average quality books with textbook-like binding unable to withstand wear and tear, and sometimes even still containing black and white pages. Disappointed by the quality and high profit margins of typical yearbooks, a top yearbook expert with 40 years of yearbook printing experience is offering...

2014-09-25 23:13:20

Three distinguished experts have joined InSilico Medicine, including Donald Small, MD, PhD, Kristen Fortney, PhD and Alexey Moskalev, DSc. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 InSilico Medicine proudly announces that Donald Small, MD, PhD, Kristen Fortney, PhD and Alexey Moskalev, DSc will aid the company’s mission to successful drug discovery and personalized medicine. It is clear meaningful progress is being made to battle aging from InSilico Medicine, considering the past major...

2014-09-25 12:26:24

DUBLIN, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Open Access Journal Publishing 2014-2017" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 In today's global market, it's more important than ever to understand the changing dynamics of academic publishing. Rely on Open Access Journal Publishing 2014-2017 to build your growth plan for this year and beyond. This report explains the origins of the open access movement,...


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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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