Nobel Prize in Physics 2014

The Nobel Prize in Physics (Swedish: Nobelpriset i fysik) is awarded once a year by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. It is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Alfred Nobel in 1895 and awarded since 1901; the others are the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Nobel Prize in Literature, Nobel Peace Prize, and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The first Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, a German, "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has … [Read more...]

Laura E. Stachel, M.D., M.P.H. – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman leader, a visionary that realized in the developing world, mortality rates for expectant mothers total over 300,000 deaths each year. Taking Action in her life, this woman forged ahead to find a solution to this maternal health challenge....bettering the lives of thousands of women.       WOMAN of ACTION™         Laura E. Stachel Laura E. Stachel, M.D., M.P.H. the … [Read more...]

Games for Health Conference – 'What Games are You Playing?'

What games are you playing? Co-authored by Jeremy Vanderlan, AIDS.gov Technical Deputy Games present opportunities to use technology to address public health problems by building on the emergent experience of gaming and the peer influence that social games present. To further our understanding of the role games can and do play to improve health outcomes, we attended the 7th Annual Games for Health Conference . We joined hundreds of game developers, health professionals, and … [Read more...]

Games for Health Conference – ‘What Games are You Playing?’

What games are you playing? Co-authored by Jeremy Vanderlan, AIDS.gov Technical Deputy Games present opportunities to use technology to address public health problems by building on the emergent experience of gaming and the peer influence that social games present. To further our understanding of the role games can and do play to improve health outcomes, we attended the 7th Annual Games for Health Conference . We joined hundreds of game developers, health professionals, and … [Read more...]

The 100th Anniversary of China’s 1911 Revolution – May 20th, 2011

'Dawn of Modern China' The Brookings Institute presents .... The 100th Anniversary of China’s 1911 Revolution and the Significance of the Republic of China Event Summary 2011 marks the centennial of China’s October 1911 Revolution, a landmark event which ended China’s imperial era and unleashed a host of changes upon Chinese society and the world which continue to reverberate today. The Republic of China (ROC) was established in the wake of the revolution as a new, … [Read more...]

Women in Science – Celebrate 2011 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards!

  A Celebration of Women  is excited to share more Women Taking Action!        Outstanding Women Scientists to receive   2011 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards (3 March) and Fellowships (2 March)         Five exceptional women scientists, one from each continent, will receive the 2011 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards at a ceremony on 3 March at UNESCO Headquarters (Room I, 6.30 p.m.). The day before, on 2 March, 15 women post-doctoral researchers – three from each continent - will be … [Read more...]

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