Three prominent journalists will discuss the challenges of accurately reporting and presenting the latest science news in a series of campus lectures this fall sponsored by the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards program. The AAAS Kavli lecturers will address science reporting in the age of fake news, accurate reporting on biomedical research and opportunities for science on television in a changing media landscape.
In October 24-26 we will host on campus (SwissTech Convention Center) an exciting Life Science Symposium: Frontiers in Metabolism 2017 -- From systems physiology to precision medicine, an EPFL-EMBO Press Symposium.
Eighty percent of the world's population live in cities. Helping those soils stay healthy helps keep the water clean and provides green spaces for people to get exercise, among other benefits. The 'Sustainable Soils in Urban Environments' symposium planned at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., will address this important topic.
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is soliciting stakeholder input on the emerging needs and opportunities in food and agricultural sciences.
Join the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) in Boston, Mass. from October 26-30 for the 2017 ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting. More than 2,200 participants -- including 1,500 allergists, internists, pediatricians and other healthcare professionals -- from across the nation and around the world will participate.
A day after the Ohio Supercomputer Center celebrated its 30th anniversary jointly with the Ohio Academic Recources Network (OARnet), the Center held its Statewide Users Group (SUG) Autumn Conference. SUG is a volunteer group composed of the scientists and engineers who provide OSC's leadership with program and policy advice and direction to ensure a productive environment for research.
Organic matter in soil is an important component of soil health. And nematodes are a sentinel organism to flag it. The 'Nematode Community Succession: Decomposition Hot Spots' presentation at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., will address this important topic.
Stormwater Treatment Areas biologically filter the water flowing into the Everglades' protected area, reduce phosphorus and improve the ecosystem services of the soil and plant life. The "Soil Processes and Performance in Constructed Wetlands" symposium at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., will address this important topic.
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) has announced the press conference schedule for late-breaking trials and first report investigations that will be presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2017 scientific symposium. TCT, the world's premier educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine, will take place Oct. 29 - Nov. 2 in Denver, Colo.
2017 OSA Laser Congress offers comprehensive view of latest advancements in solid state lasers and features speakers Robert Byer and Katsumi Midorikawa.
Following the widespread impact of its historic statement on the overuse and misinterpretation of p-values, the American Statistical Association (ASA) is convening scientists spanning many disciplines to help bolster statistical and scientific evidence and improve the rigor and reproducibility of research at the Symposium on Statistical Inference.
From Sept. 27 to Oct. 5, a competitive programming boot camp is bringing students from all over the world to Barcelona. It is set to prepare them for the prestigious ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, ICPC. The event is organized by MIPT's Laboratory for IT Education Development in collaboration with Harbour.Space University with the support of Sberbank of Russia.
Citrus greening is a major challenge for Florida growers. The 'Influence of Foliar Copper Application Rate on Copper, Potassium and Zinc Concentrations in Soil and Citrus Tissues' presentation at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., will address this important topic.
Leading Parkinson's experts and advocates from around the world will gather at Van Andel Research Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan, this month for Grand Challenges in Parkinson's Disease, a scientific event highlighting the latest breakthroughs in Parkinson's research and treatment. The 6th annual symposium will include talks from 19 scientific speakers, a poster session and extensive networking opportunities.
Protein malnutrition can be caused by low soil fertility, which in turn reduces yields. Food security hinges on this issue. The 'Building Institutional Capacity in Tropical Legumes' symposium planned at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., will address this important topic.
The Graphene Flagship will exhibit key technological advances at the Tallinn Digital Summit on Sept. 29, 2017. This event is a forum for Heads of State and Government from across Europe to discuss digital innovation and Europe's digital future.
'Indirect' emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O) represent a large and very uncertain component of the greenhouse gas budget of agricultural cropping systems, but quantifying and reducing indirect N2O emissions have proven to be very challenging. The symposium, 'How Can We Improve Our Estimates of Indirect N2O Emissions,' planned at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL, will address this important topic.
The 2017 Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science (FIO + LS) conference and exhibition concluded today featuring the latest in optics and photonics research and technology. With over 1,200 attendees, this year's meeting has been redesigned to provide attendees with innovative elements.
The Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH) is organizing a panel of Arctic scientists at AAAS Headquarters on Sep. 27 (3:00-5:00pm EDT) to discuss global lessons from a thawing Arctic.
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the National Cancer Institute, and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) will host their annual International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics Oct. 26-30 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
Wetlands, including the Everglades, are important to the health of the environment. Restoring their ability to process water is the topic of several talks at a scientific meeting.
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) are partnering to co-sponsor the first-ever Crohn's & Colitis Congress,™ which will take place in Las Vegas in January 2018. The Crohn's & Colitis Congress is the premier conference for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) health-care professionals and researchers. It brings state-of-the-art comprehensive care together with the latest research to advance prevention, treatment and cures for IBD patients.
The world's largest gathering of kidney health professionals will join forces in New Orleans from Oct. 31-Nov. 5, 2017, and serve as a major forum for the dissemination of advances in basic, clinical, and translational research as well as advances in clinical practice to the basic science and clinical community during the American Society of Nephrology's Kidney Week 2017.
From Sept. 24-29, Heidelberg will be home to the densest population of the laureates of mathematics and computer science: recipients of the Abel Prize, ACM A.M. Turing Award, ACM Prize in Computing, Fields Medal and the Nevanlinna Prize. This year at the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, 26 laureates will extensively exchange ideas and discuss research with 200 of the most talented young researchers in these disciplines from all over the world.
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will host its 10th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, Sept. 25-28, at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel.