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Friday, June 16, 2017 - 15:36

WBUR Radio's on point features a discussion of modern fatherhoof with Brad Harrington of BCCWF and Sarah Thebaud of UC Santa Barbara.

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:41

Paid leave in the United States is woefully inadequate. But, with a proposal from the Trump administration for a six-week paid parental leave policy, the Better Life Lab team wanted to explore the question: How much paid family leave time is enough? 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 18:55

With a growing need for nurse practitioneres, full practice authority for nurse practitioners offers many benefits for hospitals and patient care as regulating models of practice limit their effectiveness. This graphic examines the pros and cons of regulatory models of practice and reasons nurse practitioners should be given full authority to practice. 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 17:22

With data usage and demand growing at an increasinly high rate, the need for data centers is greater than ever before. This resource explains the need for data centers on the rise, the influence of cloud computing on data centers and energy efficient usage of power to cool data centers.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 16:54

Millions of children around the world are at risk for violence, abuse, and exploitation with several threats to the safety of children being interconnected. This examines specific issues on child safety and how they are related to one another. 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 11:30

A new initiative, C.E.O. Action for Diversity and Inclusion, spearheaded by Tim Ryan, U.S. chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers, has announced that 150 corporate executives have committed to their companies' encouraging their employees to discuss those sensitive topics. Procter & Gamble, New York Life, Accenture, Deloitte U.S. and the Boston Consulting Group are among the companies that have joined the alliance, of which Mr. Ryan is chairman.  Members of C.E.O.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 15:53

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Gender, Health and Caregiver-Friendly Workplace Research - Health Services Intervention. Research Applications are invited from relevant disciplines, including those across the social and health sciences. This fellowship will provide an opportunity to be engaged in CIHR-funded intervention research targeting family carers who are also juggling full-time employment in the health services sector. More information about the larger research program being led by Dr. Allison Williams, CIHR Chair in Gender, Work & Health can be found at:

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 15:10

This academic resource examines the most efficient forms of renewable energy, measuring the efficiency of these renewable resoures and advantages and disadvantages of using wind energy. 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 17:51

Call for Proposals: Advances in Gender Research 25

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 14:47