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Monday, April 15, 2013 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speakers: Bruce Kingma (iSchool and Whitman, Syracuse University), Rajit Manohar (Cornell NYC Tech), James Spencer (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
This conference will examine programs in NY State’s universities which are building the professional infrastructure needed to support NY's innovation economy and will explore future public partnerships on human capital development.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Paul Zak (Claremont Graduate University)
What makes some people nice and others nasty? Is there chemistry behind our morality? Join neuroeconomist Paul Zak to hear how our chemistry plays a large role in why some of us relate to Mr. Rogers more than Gordon Gekko. Part of the Science and the Seven Deadly Sins Series.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Moderator: Andrew C. Revkin (Journalist)
Speakers: Paul Greenberg, Pete Malinowski, Kate Orff
Award-winning journalist Andrew Revkin leads a panel discussion with some of the key players in the movement to restore New York oysters, who hope to revive the Harbor and train the next generation of environmental leaders. Will also feature a special presentation by students from the Harbor School, a reception, and an oyster tasting!
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Moderator: Julia Rankin (The Science Collaborative, Inc.)
Panelists: Michael Holmes (High School for American Studies at Lehman College), David M. Steiner (Hunter College School of Education), Preeti Gupta (American Museum of Natural History)
With a third of new teachers leaving after three years and almost half after five, the problem of teacher retention calls to mind the image of bailing out the lifeboat with a sieve. Join the Academy and Demos for a panel discussion on teacher retention.
Keynote Speaker: David B. Allison (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
Perhaps the most disturbing facet of the rise in obesity worldwide is the rise in childhood obesity. This eBriefing features researchers, physicians, teachers, and other professionals at the front lines of the childhood obesity epidemic who met in Bimghamton, NY to discuss this alarming public health problem.
This eBriefing highlights research and policy work discussed at the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum. Topics include cultures of entrepreneurship, scientific publishing, innovation in the Arab world, knowledge-based economies, structures of R&D enterprises, regional and global partnerships, and much more.
Panelists: Richard Charkin (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, UK), Nader Ardalan (Harvard University & Ardalan Associates, LLC), Mostafa Kharoufi (Economic and Social Council), and Ali Mohayuddin Qaradaghi (Qatar University)
This eBriefing highlights humanities and social sciences research presented at the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum. Topics include civic engagement, urbanization, demography, public health, public administration, education, communications, cultural analysis, Islamic jurisprudence and much more.
Edited by Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Three concise summaries of conferences on immunology, on mechanisms of allocating resources across disciplines, and on drug discovery for schizophrenia.
With our economy a shambles and our environment threatened, is there any reason to be optimistic about the future? Matt Ridley says there's scientific proof to say we should be.
According to the New York City Panel on Climate Change, global warming could have a big impact on the five boroughs. Three experts discuss the Panel's recent findings, and tell us what weather and policy changes to expect.
Translational Medicine Initiative
The Translational Medicine Initiative represents a three-year partnership between the New York Academy of Sciences and the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation to support the translation of basic science research into clinical applications.
Learn more at www.nyas.org/TransMed.