Business & Economics
People’s trust in the government’s approval of a safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19 is the biggest driver of vaccine uptake, an Australian study has found.
The Rare Disease Cures Accelerator-Data and Analytics Platform initiative (RDCA-DAP®) officially launched its next phase on Tuesday establishing itself as the leading platform to accelerate rare disease treatment innovation. The launch was part of an all-day virtual workshop and annual meeting of rare disease stakeholders, featuring a platform demonstration, industry expert presentations and attendance by over 400 patients, providers, researchers, clinicians, biopharmaceutical companies, regulatory reviewers and scientists.
In a new study, researchers developed a computational method to predict and identify the correlates of leadership perceptions. The researchers used the method to predict leadership perceptions for more than 6,600 well-known historical and contemporary figures, and to uncover the traits, concepts, and attributes people associate most strongly with effective leaders.
- The Leadership Quarterly
- National Science Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
A team of scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has developed a predictive computer model that, when tested on real pandemic data, proposed strategies that would have reduced the rate of both COVID-19 infections and deaths by an average of 72 per cent, based on a sample from four countries.
- Sustainable Cities and Society
Six of the 11 Michigan cities that have come under state emergency management since 1990 also saw changes to their municipal drinking water systems, the most common being rate increases, water shutoffs for nonpayment and the privatization of water services or infrastructure.
- State and Local Government Review
- a grant from the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.
As more countries consider legalizing non-medical cannabis, new research shows that prominent health warnings and less attractive packaging should be mandated to reduce its appeal to children.
- Preventive Medicine