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Friends are the Best Anti-depressants: Study by University of Warwick

A recent study conducted by the University of Warwick found that teenagers can increase their chances against depression by making more friends.

What it takes to study nanotechnology

December 18, 2018 |
Professor Ted Sargent is Vice President – International, at the University of Toronto, Canada, and a professor in the university's Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. In an exclusive interview with BrainGain Magazine on Monday, March 27, 2017, he spoke about how he became interested in nanotechnology, how nano devices are created, and why engineering students should think like both engineers and entrepreneurs. Prof. Sargent also spoke about the role that students play in cutting-edge research, the value of a PhD in today's job market, and the academic, geographic and financial benefits of studying at the University of Toronto.

Science research funding for international undergraduates in Canada

If you're enrolled for full-time study in Canada, here’s a chance to work with doctoral scholars in Germany

Straight Talk: Can Institutions of Eminence overcome the challenges that lie ahead?

Among other things, they will need to hire and retain quality, research-oriented faculty, and to transform the stifling academic culture that prevails at even top universities in India today.

IIT Jodhpur - A Fresh Approach to Technical Education

The newly founded IIT Jodhpur is one of the premier technical institutions spearheading India’s crusade for building a smart and competitive technological edge. Here is an introduction to its approach and aspirations.

International student's PhD thesis to help develop renewable energy resources

A French geophysicist in New Zealand has done research that helps improve the exploration and management of geothermal resources

Apply Now for the Mitacs Globalink Research Internships

Applications for the Mitacs Globalink Research Internships 2017 are now open. Read more below.

Political science research on the economics of jihad

December 18, 2018 |
Dr. Aisha Ahmad is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough, the Director of the Islam and Global Affairs Initiative at the Munk School of Global Affairs, and a Senior Fellow at Massey College. In her book “Jihad & Co.: Black Markets and Islamist Power”, published last month by Oxford University Press, she argues that jihadists rise to power by exploiting local economies. But how does one interview smugglers, merchants, and extremists for one’s research in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Mali, and Lebanon? Dr. Ahmad discusses how she did her field work, and shares some advice for students who are interested in doing political science research. She has worked on projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council and the Connaught New Researcher Award.

7 reasons to study in New Zealand

The number of Indians who chose to study in New Zealand is up by 53% from last year. High Commissioner to India Joanna Kempkers and Education NZ Regional Director John Laxon discuss why

"In research, if you are really passionate, then no matter what the subject is, you will go very far"

What is epigenetics? What does it take to carve a career in cancer research? Head of Chatterjee Lab in University of Otago’s School of Medicine, Dr. Aniruddha Chatterjee, speaks to BrainGain Magazine.

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