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Sri Lanka: Ancient innovations combat water woes

A resident of the small village of Puhudiwula stands beside her neglected rainwater harvesting tank

Puhudiwula, Sri Lanka –  In the district of Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka, Puhudiwula is a village of abandoned wells. 1,981 more words


Hand grip benchmark for elderly

(Source: news.nus.edu.sg)

A locally developed reference for normal hand grip strength values among the elderly is now available for use by Singapore doctors and healthcare professionals. 409 more words

Current Affairs

Smoking has a very broad, long-lasting impact on the human genome | ESIST

Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of DNA methylation sites across the human genome using blood samples taken from nearly 16,000 participants from 16 groups of the Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genetic Epidemiology (CHARGE) Consortium, including a group of the Framingham Heart Study that has been followed by researchers since 1971. 348 more words


In Sri Lanka, Muslim women are fighting back against unfair marriage laws

Since 2014, Hasanah Cegu Isadeen has met with and interviewed some 700 Sri Lankan Muslim women. A lawyer, independent researcher and activist, Cegu is haunted by the stories she has heard. 1,152 more words


Master / Doctorate in 2016 PPGSS / UERJ Social Services ..

Master / Doctorate in 2016 PPGSS / UERJ Social Services ..  https://selecaoppgss.wordpress.com/2015/10/09/29-out-2015/ … 


Program..researchers .. http: //www.ppgservicosocial.uerj. br 


“the main objective of Social Work Graduate Program at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro is to train high-level researchers in social work and related areas, qualified for higher education, for the production and dissemination of knowledge on questions related to labor, social and social service policies in Latin America, with emphasis on Brazil and for qualified intervention in the social policies the PPGSS had its concept, awarded by CAPES, increased to 6 (six) in 2013. 86 more words


Dust off your cameras, dig out your sketchbook - Images of Research is back!

The Graduate School’s Images of Research competition is back! The call for research images for 2016-17 is open so, if you are a researcher (staff or student) at the University of Northampton, why not take part? 316 more words



Need significant body of evidence to support hypothesis.

If taken from literature, read extensively around subject and gather wide range of correlative sources.

If evidence is from own work, number of data sets required from different circumstances to ensure experiments/observations are repeatable. 48 more words

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