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Spotting dodgy statistics and debunking “killer toast”
21-June-2017

People should be more sceptical about data cited in news reports, and scientists need to do a better job of communicating their research results, says Sir David Spiegelhalter, a British statistician and expert in risk communication.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
QU research shows prevalence of microplastics within the Gulf seawater
20-June-2017

Researchers in Qatar have documented the first evidence for the prevalence of microplastics within the Gulf seawater, specifically in the marine waters of Qatar.

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Contact: Abdel Magid Hamouda Institution: Qatar University
 
Lost Your Appetite? Try Inviting Yourself to Dinner
9-June-2017

Researchers at Nagoya University reveal that eating in front of a mirror—or even with a picture of yourself eating—makes food more appealing.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
THE and PolyU co-host Innovation & Impact Summit Powering Universities’ Economic and Social Impact through Innovative Research and Teaching
1-June-2017

The Summit, a key celebratory event of PolyU’s 80th anniversary held from 31 May to 2 June, also features inspiring keynote speeches from pioneers in world-renowned organisations and enterprises in the innovation and technology sector.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Times Higher Education Innovation & Impact Summit PolyU showcases high-impact innovative research and teaching
31-May-2017

More than 200 participants, including influential higher education and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and policy-makers around the globe, gather in Hong Kong this week to empower universities’ economic and social impact through innovative research and teaching.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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