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Monday June 18, 2018


Tips and Activities to Improve Your Interview Skills

There are a number of different interview settings you may encounter and it’s essential to see and know how to respond in every scenario. Do one interview with a friend or colleague, where you speak to this one individual. 

How emotions trick your mind and body.

In a 2009 study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology, Petty along with other researchers instructed 71 college students to either “sit up straight” and “push out chest” or “sit slouched forward” with their “face looking at their knees.” 

Education trade unionists push for achievement of gender equality and empowerment of rural women and girls.

Participants from Education International’s member organisations were among the over 100 trade unionists from 42 countries at the 62nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, which got underway in New York on 12 March. 

Dream of colonizing Mars is a fascinating one.

First it was space, then it was the moon. Now it’s time to go beyond – to Mars! While the dream of colonizing Mars is a fascinating one, is it a good idea? What will be the biggest challenges? And once we get there, could we even survive? 

Students heading into higher education are not being prepared enough for the transition from secondary school.

According to an annual admissions survey which launched at an HE advisors conference in London

Infection with Nipah virus is associated with encephalitis.

Nipah virus infection is a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe disease in both animals and humans. The natural host of the virus are fruit bats of the Pteropodidae Family, Pteropus genus. 

Stephen Hawking's warnings

We lost one of the greatest minds on the planet, Stephen HawkingWhile Hawking will always be remembered for his insights into black holes, the nature of space-time, and the origins of the universe, he lent his brilliant brain to the concerns of humanity on a fair few occasions – often with a wise yet ominous warning. 

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Says You Don't Need to Know Much to Be Successful. But You Do Need This.

Jack Ma is one of the most successful businessmen in the world. Despite very modest beginnings he was an English teacher who reportedly earned only $12 a month teaching at university, Ma founded Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce colossus, where he now serves as executive chairman. 

Riding the ups and downs

Connections between different parts of the brain increase throughout childhood and well into adulthood. As the brain develops, the fibers connecting nerve cells are wrapped in a protein that greatly increases the speed with which they can transmit impulses from cell to cell.  

Bring more girls into Stem workforce.

Women are just 13 percent of mechanical engineering undergraduate students. And women earn only 14.2 percent of doctorate degrees in mechanical engineering. More broadly, women make up 49 percent of the college-educated workforce, but only 14 percent of practicing engineers nationwide.