Tag: global engagement
Falling Walls Lab: Young researchers present ideas that remove barriers to progress in science, society
Thirty-three scientists, inventors, and entrepreneurs will have three minutes each to present their innovative idea in a rapid-fire competition to win a spot at the prestigious Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin.
At the end of March, 12 representatives from the University of Rochester spent three days at the University of Ghana in Accra, Ghana, exploring how the two universities could work together. The delegation laid the groundwork for undergraduate, graduate and faculty exchanges, public health fieldwork, and research partnerships.
Some of the most energetic phenomena in the universe produce high-energy gamma rays, and a new observatory in Mexico aims to expand the catalog of known gamma ray sources.
Associate professor of jazz studies Dariusz Terefenko and alto saxophonist Alexa Tarantino ’14 will take their jazz duo on the road this spring, traveling to Poland in March to teach and perform, and to Brazil in June for a series of gigs.
An exhibition and panel discussion will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the transition to democracy in Central Europe. The event is sponsored by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies.
Rachel Leow, a lecturer in Modern East Asian History at the University of Cambridge, will present talks on the cultural history of electricity in Shanghai, and on history, technology, and the liberal arts.
New research provides further evidence that the benefits of fish consumption on prenatal development may offset the risks associated with mercury exposure. The Seychelles Child Development Study – a partnership between the University of Rochester. Ulster University, and the Republic of Seychelles Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education – is one of the longest and largest studies of its kind.