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To boldly go where no nurse has gone before

Academics at New York University’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing are pushing the boundaries with their latest innovation in nurse training. As part of their Star Trek-inspired Holodeck project, Associate Professor Winslow Burleson and his team are using headsets to ...

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Why levity is the soul of teaching

How many of you still remember that teacher of your college days who had more to offer than just nondescript, soporific lectures – that teacher who held your attention throughout class with humour and levity? I’m sure many of you ...

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Strictly speaking: facepalm/headdesk

A lot has been written (often negatively) about the effects of online technology on communication, with emoticons, emojis and abbreviations like LOL taking the place of the non-verbal cues such as facial expressions, gestures and laughter that are available to ...

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On the move: January

RUDD SLINGS TO SINGAPORE Professor Chris Rudd has gone west – from China to Singapore. The former provost of the University of Nottingham’s Ningbo campus in the coastal province of Zhejiang, near Shanghai, has made the island city-state his new ...

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