Business schools need to revise their faculty research incentives to ensure their faculty produce research that lives up to society's expectations and improves managers and firms' decision making.
Touching patients while providing care is an important and unavoidable aspect of the nursing profession. Nurses can also transform touch into a useful therapeutic tool to improve patients'-- and their own--wellbeing. That is the topic of a study, "'Permission to Touch': Nurses' Perspectives of Interpersonal Contact during Patient Care," published in the Western Journal of Nursing Research. Through focus groups and interviews, participants said they found touch and massage helpful when providing patient care.
An article published in Geographical Research examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted international higher education and the mobility of students around the globe, noting that universities face the urgent task of reimagining alternative futures for themselves.
Researchers at the Human Interface Technology Lab New Zealand at the University of Canterbury compared the effectiveness of virtual humans to real ones for helping people practice leadership skills. They found that virtual humans with realistic characteristics can be equally effective in these types of training scenarios. This was especially the case in mixed reality settings, which blend real and digital worlds together, providing an anchor to reality that appeared to positively impact performance and engagement.
A Scientific E-Poster to be presented at the 2021 ARRS Virtual Annual Meeting found that as the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 transitions from a numerical score to pass or fail--as early as January 2022--radiology residency program directors will likely rely on USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) scores as an objective and standardized metric to screen applicants.
Women are significantly underrepresented in the editorial boards of marketing academic journals, and awards and recognition favour men, new research from the University of Bath School of Management has found.
Research from psychologists at the University of Bath suggests schools could introduce quieter alternatives to playtime to help children with Developmental Language Disorder.
A new study led by senior research scientist Paul Westrick from the College Board (ACT, Inc.), along with UTSA professor of management, Huy Le, Steve Robbins from the Educational Testing Service, Justin Radunzel ACT, Inc, and Frank Schmidt, professor emeritus of management and entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa shows that the most effective way to predict students' academic success and retention in a student first year of college relies heavily on test scores and grades combined together.
Boston University scientists led a global team of 13 researchers (all mothers) from different backgrounds and career stages to author an action plan to foster a more equitable and inclusive higher education and research system.
The PhD degree prepares nurse scientists to advance knowledge through research that improves health, translates into policy, and enhances education. However, as the role of the nurse has changed, and health care has grown more complex, there is a need to re-envision how PhD programs can attract, retain, and create the nurse-scientists of the future and improve patient care.