Explore - Summarized Scientific Research

Welcome to the Explore section of the Disruption Department, where you can discover the latest scientific research, summarized and made accessible by our AI.

Central Asia, AfghanistanA new study examines how the BBC World Service and Aljazeera framed the arrests of girls' education activists under strict Sharia law in Afghanistan. The study found that the two news outlets framed the arrests in different ways, reflecting their different editorial perspectives and audiences.
Europe, IrelandA recent study highlights the worsening mental health outcomes in nursing home staff during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ireland.
Kampala, UgandaA study analyzing the factors influencing safe water drinking practices, specifically boiling water, among older persons in Kampala's slums. The study reveals disparities based on gender, living conditions, and water source.
Moscow, RussiaThis research explores the role of pre-doctorate experience in shaping the outcomes of doctoral students. It examines whether and how various aspects of pre-doctorate experience contribute to the successful defense of the doctoral dissertation.
Ottawa, CanadaA team of researchers from the University of Saskatchewan developed a Cannabis Knowledge Assessment Tool (CKAT) to measure knowledge about cannabis in the context of cannabis legalization. The CKAT was created using the Delphi method, with a purposive sample of healthcare professionals, policymakers, academics, patients, and students serving as the content and development experts.
Coast, ScotlandA study published in PLOS ONE on August 28, 2023, titled 'Self-reported benefits and risks of open water swimming to health, wellbeing and the environment: Cross-sectional evidence from a survey of Scottish swimmers' investigated the patterns and trends in the perceived benefits and risks of open water swimming to both public health and the environment.
Massachusetts, United StatesA recent study highlights the need for negative emissions via carbon dioxide removal (CDR) measures to reach ambitious mitigation goals. In particular, ecosystem-based CDR measures are currently the focus of national net-zero strategies and novel carbon crediting efforts.
Clear Water Bay Peninsula, New Territories, Hong KongA recent study published in PLOS Climate explores the role of values in public participation in energy decision-making. The study argues that engaging people with different values from early on in decision-making can help develop more socially acceptable energy projects.
California, United StatesA recent review discusses the importance of microbial water quality data and predictive analytics in achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6.
St Gallen, SwitzerlandA brief and concise summary of a scientific article that explores the patterns and dynamics of physical activity changes across different types of life events and transitions among young adults.
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