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Urge Your Senators to Support Pragmatic Reform of Research Regulations Today!

The Research and Development Efficiency Act (H.R. 5056) is a common-sense piece of legislation aimed at reducing unnecessary red tape that slows and adds needless costs to federally funded research. 105 more words

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What is Palliative Care?

I sit on the Community Advisory Board for the UW Palliative Care Center of Excellence. Several months after my dad was diagnosed with cancer, I learned about an informational meeting and chose to attend. 394 more words

Salaita By the Numbers: 5 Cancelled Lectures, 3 Votes of No Confidence, 3849 Boycotters, and 1 NYT Article (Updated Thrice)

The New York Times has weighed in with a strong piece on the Salaita affair. This is significant for two reasons. First, while we in academia and on social media or the blogosphere have been debating and pushing this story for weeks, it hasn’t really broken into the mainstream. 2,713 more words

Education

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The New York Times has weighed in with a strong piece on the Salaita affair. This is significant for two reasons. First, while we in academia and on social media or the blogosphere have been debating and pushing this story for weeks, it hasn’t really broken into the mainstream. With a few exceptions, no major newspaper has covered it.

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The Research and Development Efficiency Act (H.R. 5056) is a common-sense piece of legislation aimed at reducing unnecessary red tape that slows and adds needless costs to federally funded research.

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Science

The Cross Party Group on Rare Diseases plan for the year ahead

We are members of the Cross Party Group on Rare Diseases so that we can work with other organisations representing people with rare conditions to give us all a stronger voice in parliament. 142 more words

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An (Indigenous) Education

Oftentimes, the “greatness of spirit” sleeps dormant under the canopy of a forest. 1,042 more words

Philippines

1 organ donor can save 8 lives

I had a fascinating phone call with an SEIU Healthcare member who was part of the first Ontario team to set up a program to train RPNs to perform eye enucleations—that is, harvest parts of the eye from a dead individual who has chosen to donate them. 292 more words

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