A new $1.5 million grant awarded to faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York could help improve makerspace learning for youths and help them find support during moments of failure.
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has announced that Dean Sam H. Noh has been elected as a 2020 fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
Use of epidural stimulation for spinal cord injury is one step closer to use outside the research lab thanks to a $7.8-million grant from the NIH for work at UofL's Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, in collaboration with medical device manufacturer Medtronic, to develop and test software applications specifically designed for spinal cord injury that work with Medtronic's spinal cord stimulator.
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation is almost doubling the annual budget of the research initiative Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology, based at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. This will allow the centre to shift up a gear and set even higher goals - especially in its development of a quantum computer. Two international workshops will kick-start this new phase.
A pioneering study led by the University of Sheffield will investigate whether Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) could help reduce the worryingly high number of children who are afraid of the dentist.