News tagged with academics

Gender affects awarding of research funding

Women are still underrepresented in top academic positions. One of the possible explanations for this is the increasing importance of obtaining research funding. Women are often less successful in this than men. Psychology ...

dateSep 22, 2015 in Social Sciences
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First smartphone app that predicts GPA created

If you're a college student wondering how your study and party habits will affect your GPA, wonder no longer. Dartmouth researchers and their colleagues have built the first app that automatically predicts college students' ...

dateMay 26, 2015 in Software
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Short words predict academic success

The smallest, most forgettable words in admissions essays can tell us in advance how students will perform in college, a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin reveals.

dateJan 08, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Rewarding inventions and inventors

"Would Thomas Edison Receive Tenure?" This was the provocative title for a panel at the 2013 Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), an organization founded in 2010 in partnership with the United States ...

dateMay 22, 2014 in Other
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