To halt the rise of global temperatures, Harvard researchers are looking at solar geoengineering, which would inject light-reflecting sulfate aerosols into the stratosphere to cool the planet. From December 5-11, millions of kids in over 180 countries will take the Hour of Code challenge. In April 2008, the magazine changed from a weekly format to the current biweekly format, and the website was also redeployed. I am a news junkie but sometimes it is nice to see some news that does not involve politics or some sort of criminal behavior.
The analyses on the risk of humanitarian crises and disasters in 2016 for 191 nations were carried out by applying the Index for Risk Management – InfoRM, an open-source risk assessment tool designed to support decisions about crisis and disaster prevention, preparedness and response.
Four UTS Science staff members have received Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from the Australian Department of Education, as part of the 2016 Australian Awards for University Teaching. Past editions from the Science in the News archive provide additional reading resources for whole-group instruction or independent practice. Over the last few months, researchers in UTS Science have been working on their applications for Senior Lecturers.
The annual initiative, which coincides with Computer Science week, is organized by Seattle-based non-profit to demystify the world of coding, and inspire students of all backgrounds and ages to consider a career in software engineering. In other news, the Hubble Space Telescope reveals the Ring Nebula’s true shape; copper bandages can prevent infection; and citizen science projects allow everyone to participate in learning about our world. Russell Sandstrom, a UTS Science PhD candidate, graduated from the UTS Hatchery program held between March and May earlier this year. Each year, Popular Science picks the 100 greatest new innovations in science and technology to feature in our Best Of What’s New issue. Editor’s Note—A column written by Eva Emerson, the magazine’s editor-in-chief, that usually highlights the current issue’s prime topics.
This week The Conversation is looking at the science behind marine reserves and how to protect our oceans. A young scientist at UTS is using research on ‘cleavage’ as a catalyst for a potential future in science communication. All The Hottest Gadgets Out There – News, Reviews, Announcements, Videos & More!