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More mobility for researchers in Europe

...has become known as "money follows researcher". By signing the agreement, all organisations affirm that they support the principle and its implementation within their individual structures. Each organisation may decide when and to what extent a transfer of funding is appropriate. Based on experiences with pr...

ORNL, U.S. Air Force launch educational program

...lowship Program was established Wednesday with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between UT-Battelle, which manages ORNL for the Department of Energy, and the USAF Strategic Security Directorate. Air Force officers in biology, chemistry, physics and nuclear engineering careers can earn master's de...

DuPont announces research agreement with India's National Chemical Laboratory

...logies business. "We are pleased to announce the signing of this agreement with the National Chemical Laboratory of India," said DuPont Chief Science & Technology Officer Thomas M. Connelly, Jr. "This move is consistent with DuPont's efforts to go where the growth is and to globalize our R&D operations. ...

Joslin hosts conference on diabetes in American Indian/Alaska Natives, May 16-19 in Denver

...prevention of heart disease and stroke through the signing of an official Memorandum of Understanding between our two organizations." "As tribal leaders, we must take a proactive stand and provide interventions that will help to combat the devastating effects of cardiovascular disease. No longer can we...

IMEx consortium provides new mechanism for improving access to molecular interaction data

...olecular interaction databases announced today the signing of an agreement to share curation efforts and exchange completed records through a mechanism known as the International Molecular Exchange (IMEx) consortium. IMEx will provide a network of stable, synchronized and freely accessible databases, and wil...

Northeast Sun Grant Institute at Cornell spurs 'green revolution'

...federal funding over four years through the recent signing of the federal Transportation Bill, Cornell has been tapped by the federal government as one of five Sun Grant Centers of Excellence -- regional hubs that will take the lead in researching the use of plant biomass in energy and chemical production; f...

Defense center at NJIT draws satisfied customers at annual signing

...6 to interview Chaplin or to attend the event. The signing takes place at NJIT's Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Lock Street and Central Avenue, Room 3730, 10 a.m.-noon. Breakfast will be served. Colonel Mitchell A. Howell, Commander DCMA, Springfield, and NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will...

Preventing fetal exposure to popular acne drug

...In addition, only 53 percent of the women reported signing the informed consent required by SMART prior to taking the drug. The authors point out that the study's strengths include using counselors with extensive experience in communicating with women about their reproductive concerns and the fact that most ...

Space service for wetlands protection on show at Ramsar COP

...ing of the vital importance of wetlands led to the signing of Ramsar in 1971. Among the activities of the current Ramsar COP is deciding new additions to the 1524 wetlands so far designated as Wetlands of International Importance making up a total of 129 million hectares listed worldwide, with national sign...

Annual meeting of the US National Academy of Sciences April 22-25

...APRIL 22, 8 P.M. TO 9 P.M. -INDUCTION CEREMONY and signing the "Registryof Membership" for members elected in 2005. A reception will follow from9 p.m. to 10 p.m. APRIL 23, 2 P.M. TO 3:30 P.M. - AWARD CEREMONY. Recipients of NASawards bestowed in 2006 will be honored, including NORMAN R. AUGUSTINE,who recei...

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press to launch CSH Protocols

...s have agreed to contribute their own methods. By signing up for the site's alerting services, registered users will keep abreast of the latest developments in their particular fields of interest....

African wetland managers armed with new technology

...ing of the vital importance of wetlands led to the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in 1971. Today more than 1 424 wetlands a total area of 129 million hectares have been designated as Wetlands of International Importance. The Ramsar Convention's 145 national signatories have committed to main...

Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute sign agreement...

...erships in the public health arena." He added: "By signing this agreement, we are creating an enabling environment that allows VBI's strengths in computational resources, high-performance computing, bioinformatics and infectious disease research to be combined with the clinical expertise and product developm...

Titans of biodiversity science call for united, authoritative voice to inform decision-makers

...al Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The experts signing today's statement call for the urgent creation of an inter-governmental mechanism akin to the IPCC to likewise speak for the biodiversity science world. Signatories include Robert Watson, Chief Scientist at the World Bank, who chairs or has chair...

Texas A&M system agencies join forces to hasten bioenergy revolution

...liance was formally recognized during a ceremonial signing of a memorandum of agreement by White and A&M System Chancellor Robert D. McTeer following the A&M System Board of Regents meeting on Friday (July 28). "With the renewed national interest in biofuels and energy independence, and our collective str...

Barcelona University, ESF to host nanomedicine conferences

...e University of Barcelona will attend the official signing ceremony in Sant Feliu de Guixols on 19 September....

Senior academic officers oppose 'public access' legislation

...the publishers that disseminate their work. In signing the letter in opposition to S.2695, Dr. Robert Rich, Senior Vice President and Dean, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, expressed his concern that "the legislation would damage the special relationship between scholarly societies...

Call for global action over continued huge burden of maternal deaths in poor countries

...s of the second paper in the series, conclude: 'In signing up for MDG 5, countries have indicated their vision. But it is meaningless unless it is translated into a clear strategy for achieving it. During the 20 years of international and national advocacy for safe motherhood, an estimated 10 million women h...

Alaskans feel the heat of global warming

...greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and the signing of international treaties to reduce emissions, but oppose higher taxes on electricity or gasoline. "With governments now debating what to do about global warming, decisions that will affect Alaska for generations to come hang in the balance and A...

Phase III trials of cellulose sulfate microbicide for HIV prevention closed

...rstanding of the study was assessed prior to their signing a consent form. Each trial site is linked to local organizations that provide care for women who become HIV-infected during the trial. As part of the trial preparation, CONRAD set aside funding for women who become HIV-positive during the trial to ...

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