University of Gothenburg

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Name: University of Gothenburg
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Yonas Alem on Sustainable Development at the IGC Growth Week 2014

In less than two minutes re fellow Yonas Alem spreads the word of University of Gothenburg, the Environment for Development initiative, and re related to sustainable development. Check out the video from the IGC Growth Week 2014 at the London School of ... [Published Noodls - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Crisis Communication – media frames and citizen response

On October 21th, the Multidisciplinary Opinion and Democracy Research Group (MOD), at University of Gothenburg is happy to invite you to a workshop on Crisis Communication – media frames and citizen response.It is a one-day open workshop where crisis ... [Published Bengt Johansson - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Artificial intelligence software mimics children's learning

Researchers have developed a new computer software that imitates certain aspects of a child's cognitive development to learn basic arithmetic, logic and grammar without any pre-existing knowledge.The programme, developed by the University of Gothenburg ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Artificial intelligence program that learns like a child

Artificial intelligence programs may already be capable of specialized tasks like flying planes, winning Jeopardy , and giving you a hard time in your favorite video games, but even the most advanced offerings are no smarter than a typical four-year-old ... [Published Gizmag - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Recent Findings in Regulation and Governance Described by Researchers from University of Gothenburg (Ensuring regulatory compliance in banking and...

Recent Findings in Regulation and Governance Described by Researchers from University of Gothenburg (Ensuring regulatory compliance in banking and finance through effective controls: The principle of duality in the segregation of duties) By a News Reporter-Staff ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

No grounds for taking popular pain medicine out of supermarkets: doctor

The Medical Products Agency has been accused of not having enough evidence to back up the idea of pulling Paracetamol pills off the shelves of supermarkets and gas stations.  The agency has said that since the pharmacy retail market was deregulated ... [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Europe's top young scientists chosen in Warsaw

For the past week, the University of Warsaw library had been packed with promising young scientists. 110 researchers aged 14 to 20 presented their projects during an intense competition, in the hope of impressing an international jury. They were competing ... [Published New Europe - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Does Your Sleep Wax and Wane With the Moon? | Dr. Michael J. Breus

Do you notice changes in your nighttime self around the time of the full moon? I'm not talking about howling at it. I'm talking about changes[1] to your sleep. A new study by researchers at Sweden's University of Gothenburg has identified[2] a link between ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Sweden turns left as far right soars

Swedish voters have turned away from the centre-right Alliance coalition of Fredrik Reinfeldt after eight years, and Social Democrats leader Stefan Lofven says he is prepared to form a government with other parties on the left.The far-right, anti-immigration ... [Published BBC - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 5 reports

Eating addiction similar to gambling fixation

London, Sep 10If you cannot resist overeating despite the obvious health risks, you may well be suffering from an eating addiction which, as a study shows, is a behavioural disorder and could be categorised alongside conditions such as gambling.The psychological ... [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 3 reports

Protein may provide key to arresting development of diabetes -- ScienceDaily

The STK25 protein contributes to cell growth. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy have discovered that the protein also affects metabolism, demonstrating that elevated levels accelerate the progress of diabetes in mice.Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Many nurses unprepared to meet dying patients, study suggests -- ScienceDaily

Most nurses in their work care for patients who are dying. A study of more than 200 students has shown that many nurses in training feel unprepared and anxious when faced with the prospect of meeting patients during end-of-life care.Scientists from the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 03 2014]

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"This is an important platform to meet people from 14 developing countries, some of them are EfD countries as well, Ethiopia, and Tanzania. Growth Week is the International Growth Centre's annual conference, which brings together IGCs worldwide network of leading reers and policy-makers. It is an exciting opportunity to meet and discuss key growth issues affecting developing countries. Policy makers and reers from the IGC countries and other collaborating Western institutions come together and discuss about re and policy. How were you invited?"
10.15-11.15: Tim Sellnow & Deanna Sellnow (University of Kentucky): "Exploring the Utility of the IDEA"
"We are hoping that this type of programme will eventually be useful in several different practical applications. Personally, I think a versatile household robot would be tremendously valuable, but we're not there yet" said Strannegard
"We are hoping that this type of program will eventually be useful in several different practical applications," says Strannegård. "I think a versatile household robot would be tremendously valuable, but we’re not there yet."

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Yonas Alem on Sustainable Development at the IG... [Published Noodls - 3 hours ago]
Crisis Communication – media frames and citizen... [Published Bengt Johansson - Sep 28 2014]
Artificial intelligence software mimics childre... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 28 2014]
3 PhD research positions available on Transboun... [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Sep 28 2014]
How the Moon Impacts Your Sleep [Published Care2 - Sep 27 2014]
Catalunya follows Scottish referendum and Spani... [Published Think Spain - Sep 26 2014]
Artificial intelligence program that learns lik... [Published Gizmag - Sep 26 2014]
Corruption Costs Peru $3.5 Billion a Year – PM [Published Peruvian Times - Sep 25 2014]
Recent Findings in Regulation and Governance De... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 25 2014]
Sweden eyes more students from India [Published Business Standard India - Sep 25 2014]
Opportunity for PhD student positions with the ... [Published UNESCO - Sep 24 2014]
No grounds for taking popular pain medicine out... [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 24 2014]
Young Czech scientist among EU prize winners [Published Prague Post - Sep 24 2014]
Creating a place for the urban in the UN’s Sust... [Published MyNewsDesk - Sep 24 2014]
Europe's top young scientists chosen in Warsaw [Published New Europe - Sep 24 2014]
SSRIs, Hypnotics Increase Fracture Risk [Published American Journal of Public Health - Sep 22 2014]
Women with high blood pressure get different tr... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 22 2014]
Artificial intelligence that imitates children'... [Published Nanowerk - Sep 22 2014]
Does Your Sleep Wax and Wane With the Moon? | D... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 21 2014]
Does Your Sleep Wax and Wane With the Moon? [Published Huffington Post - Sep 21 2014]
Sweden: Immigrants dismayed by far-right gain [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 21 2014]
Ex-Prime Minister: Sweden is falling apart [Published The Local Sweden - Sep 21 2014]
How the signal from light triggers biological a... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 19 2014]
The End of Swedish Exceptionalism [Published Foreign Affairs - Sep 19 2014]
New Study Compares Two Continuous Glucose Monit... [Published Medical Design Technology - Sep 18 2014]
New Study Compares Two Continuous Glucose Monit... [Published Prlog - Sep 18 2014]
Catalunya follows Scottish referendum and Spani... [Published Gnom.es - Sep 18 2014]
Insulin pumps lower risk of fatal heart problem... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
Pride Comes Before a Fall - Are Scots too Proud? [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 17 2014]
Switching diabetes patients onto insulin pumps ... [Published GP Online - Sep 17 2014]
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Crisis Communication – media frames and citizen... [Published Bengt Johansson - Sep 28 2014]
On October 21th, the Multidisciplinary Opinion and Democracy Research Group (MOD), at University of Gothenburg is happy to invite you to a workshop on Crisis Communication – media frames and citizen response.It is a one-day open workshop where crisis ...
3 PhD research positions available on Transboun... [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Sep 28 2014]
These three PhD positions will be recruited through Uppsala University, and will be part of the Research School of the UNESCO Category II International Centre for Water Cooperation. Deadline: Nov 3, 2014 . Uppsala University is an international research ...
No grounds for taking popular pain medicine out... [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 24 2014]
The Medical Products Agency has been accused of not having enough evidence to back up the idea of pulling Paracetamol pills off the shelves of supermarkets and gas stations.  The agency has said that since the pharmacy retail market was deregulated ...
Sweden Democrats could be kingmakers in many lo... [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 16 2014]
Sweden Democrat ballot papers. Photo: Sveriges Radio. The Sweden Democrats could hold the balance of power in about half of the local councils in Sweden, Swedish Radio News reports. The party's success in the national election, where they got ...
Polls show Sweden faces narrow election [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 13 2014]
The gap between Sweden’s political blocs – the centre-right coalition government and the "red-green" opposition – is narrowing, with the difference now at 5.9 percentage units. Support for the Sweden Democrats stands at 9.6 percent, a position which, ...
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I-TECH’S SELEKTOPE® APPROVED IN CHINA [Published Mintage Scientific - Sep 12 2014]
Rejlers engaged in the design of Humanisten in ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 03 2014]
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