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Newswise: Making the Homeless Count

Making the Homeless Count

Augustana University, South Dakota

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, volunteers will conduct the annual Point-in-Time Count, known as “We All Count” of the homeless in Sioux Falls. The Augustana Research Institute will be at the center of it.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Budgets and Funding, Mental Health, Substance Abuse,

24-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

DHS S&T Awards $750K to Maryland Company for Cybersecurity of Emergency Communicators

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T awarded $750,000 to SecuLore Solutions, an Odenton, Md.-based cybersecurity company, to improve and increase the resiliency of the nation’s emergency communications infrastructure, including Next Generation 911 (NG911) technologies.

Channels: Budgets and Funding, Technology, Cybersecurity,

17-Jan-2020 2:15 PM EST

DHS S&T and Israeli Partners Announce Awards for Advanced Technologies in Homeland Security

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

The Israel – U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation today announced three awards for collaborative projects totaling $2.3 million to develop advanced technologies for the homeland security mission.

Channels: Artificial Intelligence, Budgets and Funding, Crime and Forensic Science, Technology, Cybersecurity, Israel News,

13-Jan-2020 7:15 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

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FY 2020 Spending Bill Funds Critical Initiatives While Neglecting Urgent Priorities

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)

The spending bill passed today is a welcome step forward. Allocations in the bill will strengthen public health and research efforts during the year ahead and will provide critical support for important goals. At the same time, the legislation in its final form also brings inadequate responses to current and urgent challenges with the potential for long-term and costly consequences.

Channels: AIDS and HIV, Budgets and Funding, Government/Law, Infectious Diseases, Public Health,

19-Dec-2019 2:45 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

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Post-9/11 wars may have killed twice as many Americans at home as in battle: Analysis

Vanderbilt University

An analysis by a Vanderbilt economist who specializes in the valuation of fatality risks finds that the post-9/11 wars may have resulted in more than twice as many indirect deaths back home as were lost in battle, due to the diversion of war costs from the U.S. economy and the subsequent impact on the nation’s health.

Channels: Budgets and Funding, Economics, Government/Law, Terrorism, All Journal News, U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. National Security, U.S. Politics, Staff Picks,

19-Dec-2019 11:45 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Wichita State-based cleantech company reaches $2.1 million in seed funding

Wichita State-based cleantech company reaches $2.1 million in seed funding

Wichita State University

Creating eco-friendly refrigeration and cooling technology is one of the top concerns when it comes to fighting climate change. Thanks to resources and knowledge at Wichita State University, a Wichita company is one step closer to finding a solution to that problem. HyperBorean announced that it closed its pre-seed angel round of financing totaling $2.1 million.

Channels: Budgets and Funding, Business Ethics, Climate Science, Economics, Energy, Environmental Science,

19-Dec-2019 11:35 AM EST
Research Results

Statement of American Society of Nephrology on Securing Funding for Kidneyx

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

KidneyX received $5,000,000 in the government spending package announced late Monday, December 16. Included as part of two “omnibus” spending packages, the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) bill includes first-time funding for KidneyX for Fiscal Year 2020.

Channels: All Journal News, Budgets and Funding, Government/Law, Healthcare, Kidney Disease,

17-Dec-2019 1:05 PM EST
Newswise: What a Year for California State University! Looking Back at 2019

What a Year for California State University! Looking Back at 2019

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Once again, another year has flown by. One day you're committing to New Year's resolutions and in the blink of an eye, you're wrapping holiday gifts. In the midst of bustling end-of-year festivities, we're taking a little time to reflect on all that transpired in 2019. Join us as we travel down memory lane to revisit some of the CSU's most memorable achievements and milestones.

Channels: Budgets and Funding, Business Ethics, Education, In the Workplace, Mathematics, STEM Education,

16-Dec-2019 2:50 PM EST