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1/ After a year of work, our paper on mRNA Degradation is finally out!

paper: arxiv.org/abs/2110.07531
code: github.com/eternagame/Kag…
2/ A year ago I was approached with a unique and exciting opportunity: I was asked to help out with setting a Kaggle Open Vaccine competition, where the goal would be to come up with a Machine Learning model for the stability of RNA molecules.
3/ This is of a pressing importance for the development of the mRNA vaccines. The task seemed a bit daunting, since I have had no prior experience with RNA or Biophysics, but wanted to help out any way I could.
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Come be my colleague!

@Uni_Newcastle #EarthScience is hiring!

We have three, ongoing Level B roles open today:
1. #Coastal & #Ocean #Geoscience
2. #SpatialInformationScience (#GIS)
3. #Hydrogeology

Applications due 8 Nov.

#AcademicChatter #AcademicTwitter [🧵1/5]
All three roles are mixed #teaching-#research roles based at Callaghan Campus in #Newcastle.

I'd be happy to chat to anyone who's interested about what it's like to work at UON/live in Newcastle or feel free to ask questions here.

Please share far and wide!
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Scientific Method is a systematic way to find answers to a question or problem.
It is rare to see scientific approach in governance to solve a problem.
Let's have a look at what scientific approach is & how leaders should adopt the #ScientificApproach via case study!
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Step 1 of the scientific approach is to identify and acknowledge the problem.
Do watch this and see how this step is implemented! (2/8)

#ScientificApproach #ScientificMethod
Step 2: Support & Adopt the Research.
Do watch this and see how to adopt and acknowledge the research. (3/8)
#ScientificApproach #ScientificMethod #Research
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Two very interesting #PhD positions in behavioural health economics/health policy #TUM! Munich, Germany 🇩🇪

You will be working with Dr. Nikkil Sudharsanan lnkd.in/grR4_mrQ which is another big plus to work on topics in behavioral science/economics and health policy.
Focus is South/Southeast Asia (India, Indonesia, and Cambodia for now) and chronic health care and NCD prevention.
If you are interested, please send the following documents (in English if possible) to Nikkil Sudharsanan (nikkil.sudharsanan@tum.de until 5th of November 2021:
A brief cover letter that touches on your main reason for wanting to do a PhD and where you see yourself after your doctoral studies.
Please also describe any experience you have had with fieldwork (for example, survey collection, randomized studies, qualitative work).
Your CV.
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Ph.D. Openings (Computer Vision and Deep Learning), Fall 2022

He's looking for highly motivated students to join my research team at the Center for Research in Computer Vision (CRCV) at the University of Central Florida, starting in Fall 2022.

The students will work on the
following Research Topics:
(1) Deep learning for computer vision (object detection/recognition, action detection/recognition, human pose estimation and tracking, semantic segmentation, etc.)
(2) Vision for drones (vision-assisted navigation, control, planning, etc.)
(3) Multi-modality learning (vision, text, speech, etc.)
(4)Self-driving cars, LIDAR tracking, SLAM, Geo-spatial localization
(5) Label-efficient deep learning (e.g., self-supervised learning, semi-supervised learning, weakly-supervised learning, zero-shot learning)
(6)Video Q&A
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1. 24 full scholarships at Maastricht University Holland-High Potential scholarship.
https://lnkd.in/gdgne3VJ
Degree: Master's Program only Due date: 01.02.2022
Details: lnkd.in/gFqKrjy

2. Masters Student in Environmental Humanities The University of British
Columbia (UBC), Canada.
Due date: 14/01/2022
Details: lnkd.in/g7ACCuQs

3. PhD scholarship: International/Global wildlife ecology and conservation
Due date: 01 Dec 2021
Area: Faculty of Science
Salary: ($28,597.00 - $28,597.00)

#research #PhDposition #MSposition #hiring
Details & Apply: lnkd.in/gwU6z8WH

4. Biozentrum PhD Fellowships 2021/22
Due date: 10.11 2021
We offer you chance to learn skills and techniques needed in modern biology. The fellowships give students full and independent funding for their entire PhD and grant additional
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Ph.D. Openings (Computer Vision and Deep Learning), Fall 2022
In search for highly motivated students to join the research team at the Center for Research in Computer Vision (CRCV) at the University of Central Florida, starting in Fall 2022.
The students will work on the
following Research Topics:
(1) Deep learning for computer vision (object detection/recognition, action detection/recognition, human pose estimation and tracking, semantic segmentation, etc.)
(2) Vision for drones (vision-assisted navigation, control, planning, etc.)
(3) Multi-modality learning (vision, text, speech, etc.)
(4)Self-driving cars, LIDAR tracking, SLAM, Geo-spatial localization
(5) Label-efficient deep learning (e.g., self-supervised learning, semi-supervised learning, weakly-supervised learning, zero-shot learning)

#research
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1/x So you're interested in PFP #NFT projects? Have you ever wondered how a strong community and the existence of a project roadmap may impact sales prices? Well, you can find out here! It's #research 🧵 time! $VET #VeChain #Vpunks #finance #economics
2/x TLDR - Using sales data from 7,272 secondary market sales of @vpunksofficial we find (when controlling for rarity scores) that for every 1 new official Telegram member the sales price increases by ~0.2% and the publication of the roadmap increased prices by ~33%!
3/x First, let us define our two main research questions:
1) does the size of a project's community impact the sales price?
2) does the existence of a project-specific roadmap impact the sales prices?
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Welcome back, George.

Now, about that "race-to-the-bottom" slashing of #data #protections...
...which, despite fine words about "maintaining high standards", is plainly the intent of @DCMS's proposed #DataProtection 'reforms':

assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/upl…

...which include the intent to (re)define "#ScientificResearch" 🤔🤔🤔
Of course, we understand #TIGRR's "enthusiasm for #digital", its eye on the value of "highly #profitable consumer data", and frustration with the pesky #protections and #safeguards of #UKGDPR...

assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/upl…
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Here's a long thread with evidence about why the @RSPOtweets has failed to make any difference with key sustainability promises incl. stopping #deforestation #indigenous #landgrabbing #ecocide #slavery #humanrights abuses for supermarket brands. 1/7 palmoildetectives.com/2021/08/23/why…
Source: @EIA_News @RSPOtweets members using so-called "sustainable" #palmoil continue with #deforestation #ecocide #illegal #landgrabbing from #Indigenous peoples.
Thus the certification is a #greenwashing con. @EIA_News #Boycottpalmoil #Boycott4Wildlife eia-international.org/news/palm-oil-…
The certification of #palmoil is considered to be a con by @GreenpeaceUK as it doesn't stop #ecocide #deforestation. Certified "sustainable" #palmoil doesn't exist #Boycottpalmoil #Boycott4Wildlife
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Are there #data studies and #research on most effective ways to share info about the vaccine? I've been having lots of convos with vaccine hesitant ppl and a common thing is no data culture, so they don't understand the #chart + #statistics . So, what did I do ? 1/
I asked vaccine hesitant ppl questions instead of throwing info at them. Showing up saying "Look at this data!" isn't helpful, or working. We all have different approaches, values, and things that resonate. Do you want to be told you're right, or do you want to be effective? 2/
I started asking vax hesitant ppl questions after our talks, too. What did I say that landed? How did you feel about this fact? When did I say things that frustrated you? What info had you heard before, and what was new? How do most people approach you? How are you irl? 3/
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"#Data: a new direction" - a public consultation by @DCMS on "reforms to the UK’s #DataProtection regime":

gov.uk/government/con…

The consultation ends on 19 Nov 2021, and you can respond by e-mail to DataReformConsultation@dcms.gov.uk or online here:

dcms.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4P… Image
A quick sample of initial reactions...

We're clearly going to be hearing a lot about #LegitimateInterests, as well as #commercial and #public ones. The real question being, how do this Government's interests actually align with YOURS?

140+ pages on a Friday is a lot to digest, but @lilianedwards' "penumbra of often futile determinedly populist ideas largely not evidence-based" seems entirely consistent with @DCMS's Drunkard's Walk through #data and #ID this past year...

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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 09/08/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/09/08/dai…
An Interview with Zeynep Tufekci about Lessons from the Pandemic and the Crisis of Authority

stratechery.com/2021/an-interv…

#COVID19 #PandemicResponse #authority #consequences #sociology #paywall
Archie Cochrane and the Early Days of Evidence-Based Medicine: Seeing Medicine through the Eyes of Philosophy

jmedic.medium.com/archie-cochran…

#EvidenceBasedMedicine #philosophy #ArchieCochrane #history
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Since many people look to #IOTA because of the gains, I would like to use this thread to show you some information about what #IOTA is, what they do and with whom they work.
The information is divided into DLT Protocol, Standardization, Government & Regulation, Industry & Technology, Mobility, World Trade & Supply Chains, Climate Protection & Agriculture, Smart City and Research.
Protocol:
IOTA is a permissionless DLT and the pioneers of the DAG systems.
They offer a free protocol that can run data and value transactions over the smallest of devices and runs very efficiently.
Designed for the real economy and for the interaction between man and machine.
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Title: Aerostructural Wing and Fuselage Optimization for Hydrogen-based Aircraft

Background: Currently, aviation is undergoing a large shift towards more sustainable, eco-friendly, and efficient aviation to meet the International Air Transport Association (IATA) ambitious Image
targets to mitigate CO2 emissions by 50% from air transport until 2050. Hydrogen technologies have emerged as a potential energy source represent a long-term option as a fuel for aviation. Beyond the purely technological issues, a holistic assessment requires looking at the
integration of hydrogen into the aircraft design towards hydrogen-powered aircraft. The development of the necessary systems to store and distribute hydrogen fuel on the aircraft for flight is a mandatory step toward such a system. Since liquid hydrogen cannot be reasonably
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1/ I loved writing this new @ASMicrobiology article. I talked to Dr. Derick Kimathi (@Toinoti, medical researcher in Kenya), about using fractional doses of yellow fever #vaccine. I hope you find this as interesting as I did #IDtwitter #epitwitter
asm.org/Articles/2021/…
2 / This is a follow up article to the one I wrote back in May that briefly detailed the history of #YellowFever in the United States, and how the development of #diagnostics for the disease as well as modern research stemmed from that #history.
asm.org/Articles/2021/…
3/ The #YellowFever #outbreak that started in Angola in 2015 ravaged major cities like Luanda & Kinshasa, and resulted in 11 imported cases in China - a country that harbors the mosquito that spreads the yellow fever virus and has a population immunologically naïve to YF.
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You requested and we delivered!🙌

Presenting you, StockEdge Version 7 with 10 of the most demanded features!

Now available on web.stockedge.com and will soon be available on #Android & #ios.

@mystockedge @vivbajaj @vinaypagaria

🧵Here's a thread on what's new-
You can now download all scans, strategies and my combination scans data in EXCEL Sheet for your #research.

Check here: web.stockedge.com/whats-new-deta… Image
Now you can check 7 day historical data of scans and #strategies.

Check here: web.stockedge.com/whats-new-deta… Image
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This month marks a decade since I completed medical #internship. I thought then that I had achieved my goal, that I would find joy in my work. Little did I know where life would lead me. My #reminisces & #reflections - too long for a tweet & too short for a blog - hence, a 🧵
As the first & only #medical student in the extended family, I was in #unfamiliar waters. Moving to uncle's house in another city was a not-too-comfortable but not-wholly-unpleasant change. I'm privileged to be part of a family who did all they could to keep me happy
The pedagogy was #authoritative & #oppressive; seemed to be designed to #humiliate, not teach. I couldn't learn by rote, didn't know of any better ways (pre- ubiquitous smartphone era) Expected to address #seniors using honorifics, I felt they were as unapproachable as teachers
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I'm struggling with the idea that #pwME *once again* have to re-live traumatising experiences to provide evidence for #NICE (of #harm of GET) when NICE must already have plenty of evidence. In the below thread I offer a few extracts from 2019 Forward ME / Oxford Brookes survey:
“GET completely exacerbated my symptoms and left me nearly bedbound for several months”
“My aim was to try & go back to university on a part time basis (which was encouraged by my physiotherapist) but I started to relapse before I started my course again & I only managed 6 weeks before becoming very ill - as a result I spent the next 6 years bedbound or housebound”
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How to facilitate Digital Services Economy transitions in next decades?
Together with @dseinnovations team and @setcoingroup we develop #ESG transformation framework and roadmap for governments, international organizations, corporations funds & LP’s
Check overview in thread👇
#humancentric Global Economy
Benefits of services economy to local countries & #gdp growth
People become main asset of digital services economy
Next 👇
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China unveils 600 kph/370 mph High Speed Superfast #maglevtrain prototype makes public #debut, "Fastest Ground #Vehicle Globally": Report
Using electro-magnetic force, #maglev #TRAIN "levitates" above track & no contact between body and rail.
#Thread #tech #technology #Transport
China has been using maglev technology for almost 2 decades on very limited scale. Maglev train could go from Shanghai to #Beijing in 2.5 hours, versus 5.5 hours by high-speed rail. Self-developed by China and manufactured in coastal city of #Qingdao. @CRRC_global new model.
Cutting-edge #scientific and technological achievement in field of #railway transit in world. Train uses electromagnets to suspend itself above rails, and because there's no friction from contact with rail lines, train can run quietly and smoothly. Unveiled in glittery ceremony.
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@SpaceX backed Starlink @SpaceXStarlink #Broadband #Service could debut in #India in 2022:
#SpaceX, venture by #BILLIONAIRE #ElonMusk @elonmusk aims to launch company's own #Satellite #internet service. #Aerospace company listed multiple Indian locations on website.
#Thread #tech
Services will be available on first-come-first-serve criteria. Starlink as concept is collection of tiny internet satellites orbiting closer to #Earth surface, at altitude of 550km, which, when compared to larger navigation and #communications satellites operate from medium Earth
Orbit of around 2,000 to 35,000 km or, at times geosynchronous orbit, usually operates from beyond 35,000 km. Potential users can pre-book Starlink services in India on website for refundable amount of $99 or Rs 7,265.
Due to proximity to planet's surface, Starlink and other...
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