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“New technology has dramatically improved the quality of hearing aids in the past decade, but some say an old technology could have the most profound impact in the decade to come on millions of people with hearing loss” said Stephanie Weiss in a recent Washington Post article. One possible solution to this problem: The Loop. ... More>
Announcing a funding opportunity for the NIH Director's Early Independence Awards for junior investigators wishing to “skip the post-doc” and immediately begin independent research. Eligible candidates must be within one year of receipt of terminal research degree or completion of clinical residency. All areas of research relevant to the mission of NIH welcome, budgets may be up to $250,000 in direct costs per year for up to five years.... More>
The puzzle of human well-being has occupied scientists for centuries. In June, the Basic Behavioral & Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) hosted a forum to demonstrate how such large-scale biopsychosocial surveys can be useful tools in helping investigators to examine the life course trajectories of different aspects of well-being.... More>