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Med School’s opioid courses win international award

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Med School’s opioid courses win international award

October 24, 2018 0 comments

Earlier this month, the Alpert Medical School received the Curricular Innovation Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges.

The University’s Sports Injury Lab studied upper extremity injuries in high school and college soccer players. Though upper extremity injuries are less common than lower extremities injures, they account for 20 percent of emergency visits from high school and college patients, the study found.

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University sports injury lab studies soccer, boxing injuries

October 8, 2018 0 comments

When one of her teammates on the women’s soccer team fractured her collarbone, Christine Etzel ’19 knew how to contextualize the injury.

Dima Amso, associate professor of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences, studies the effects of reading on mental health in children living in middle- and low-income countries.

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University professor studies child development in Jordan

September 20, 2018 0 comments

Three weeks ago, Dima Amso, associate professor of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences and principle investigator in the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab took her second trip to Jordan to discuss the data her lab analyzed from the nonprofit organization We Love Reading.

The Hyundai Visionary Challenge invites students to submit research in an effort to promote smart mobility. The competition’s themes include biology-inspired mobility and digital phenotyping.

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Hyundai, University tackle research challenge

September 13, 2018 0 comments

On Sept. 10, the submissions portal for the Hyundai Visionary Challenge opened exclusively to University students, alums and teaching faculty members.

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Scientists advocate for forensic science reform

April 26, 2018 0 comments

Contrary to popular belief, many of the forensic science tools used in today’s courtrooms are not actually subject to empirical validation, but rather are accepted on the basis of historical precedent: If the practice was allowed in the past, it is allowed now.

Graduate students Joyce Mok and Wenqiang Fang are implementing new vibration-based techniques to better mitigate the effects of adhesion.

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Grad students research adhesion

March 21, 2018 0 comments

In the field of engineering, there are several forces that scientists have to deal with when building structures or creating devices. One such force, adhesion— the attraction between two surfaces that can lead them to stick together — is particularly important on the microscale level.

Providence elementary schools offer free meals to all students

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Providence elementary schools offer free meals to all students

September 14, 2017 0 comments

This year, elementary school students throughout Providence Public Schools can get a free breakfast and lunch from their cafeterias.

New biosensor provides improved infection detection

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New biosensor provides improved infection detection

April 23, 2017 0 comments

Researchers have been trying to formulate the best way to quickly detect an infection in open wounds without relying on time-consuming tests.

Humans To Robots Lab advances robot’s fetching ability

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Humans To Robots Lab advances robot’s fetching ability

April 2, 2017 0 comments

University students and computer scientists have been working to reduce errors in human-robot interactions for the past several months.

Researchers study smokers’ perceptions of reduced nicotine cigarettes

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Researchers study smokers’ perceptions of reduced nicotine cigarettes

February 22, 2017 0 comments

In the past several years, researchers have tried to understand smokers’ perceptions of what they are putting into their bodies.