Current Affairs

Press Release RSS Feed RSS

You selected: Current Affairs

March 11, 2013

Sixty-Six Titles Join Wiley’s Journal Portfolio in 2013

Sixty-six journals will join John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global provider of content-enabled solutions in areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research; professional development; and education, in 2013. The titles include 52 journals moving to Wiley from other publishers or self-publication, and 14 new titles, of which eight are open access. The titles joining Wiley represent relationships with over 30 societies and associations.

March 03, 2013

Institutional Betrayal: The Impact of Abuse in Supposed Safe Havens

From: Journal of Traumatic Stress

February 22, 2013

Attacks on the Press: Journalism on the World's Front Lines

Attacks on the Press is the definitive annual assessment of press freedoms globally, compiled by the Committee to Protect Journalists

February 11, 2013

Climate Forcing of Geological Hazards

It is only relatively recently that geoscientists have begun to consider how the Earth's crustal systems will respond to the rapid climate change that is expected in the next century.

February 08, 2013

Stop Playing Safe: Rethink Risk. Unlock the Power of Courage. Achieve Outstanding Success.

Stop Playing Safe: Rethink Risk. Unlock the Power of Courage.  Achieve Outstanding Success.  

February 05, 2013

The Cochrane Collaboration and Wiley Sign New Publishing Agreement

The Cochrane Collaboration, the international not-for-profit organization that produces systematic reviews of healthcare evidence and the largest database of randomized controlled trials; and John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (NYSE:JWa, JWb), a global provider of content and workflow solutions in the areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research, professional development, and education, today announced that they have renewed and redefined their partnership to publish The Cochrane Library from February 2013.

7:00 PM EST February 03, 2013

Marathon Runner’s Death Blamed on Banned Drug DMAA: Research Articles

From: Drug Testing & Analysis

January 06, 2013

Alcohol Marketing Found to Encourage Binge Drinking in Underage Youth

New research into the association between alcohol marketing and binge drinking by youth has explored the impact of drinker identity and brand allegiance on underage drinkers. The research, published in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, are the results of a national U.S survey which explored the perceptions of over 1,700 15-to-20-year-olds and examined how many thought of themselves as a drinker or had a favorite brand of alcohol, perceptions which are actively cultivated by alcohol marketers.

December 10, 2012

Culture and Dignity - Dialogues between the Middle East and the West

There is No Us and Them
New book differentiates between the stereotype and the reality of East-West relations

December 10, 2012

When Religion Becomes Lethal: The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Whether it’s Islamic terrorists in the Middle East or the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians or the violence done by religious extremists in the United States, why does religion too often lead to lethal results? This book will give readers not just a picture of the problems but a vision of a hopeful way forward that does not ignore their distinctive worldviews but that works with them.

7:00 PM EST December 05, 2012

EPO Doping in Elite Cycling: No Evidence of Benefit, But High Risk of Harm

The drug erythropoietin, often called EPO, is banned from sports because it is believed to enhance an athlete’s performance and give people who use it an unfair advantage over unenhanced competitors. However a new systemic review of existing research, published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, reveals that there is no scientific evidence that it does enhance performance, but there is evidence that using it in sport could place a user’s health and life at risk.

December 04, 2012

Can the Pharmaceutical Industry Restore Its Broken Image?

Devalued and Distrusted: Can the Pharmaceutical Industry Restore Its Broken Image?  offers a balanced view of the role of drug discovery in improving public health.

December 02, 2012

How Job Hunters Fight to Navigate the Unemployment Black Hole

With unemployment levels at their highest since the great depression, an army of job hunters has become a central part of the world of work. Research into job hunting often focuses on links between the personality of the applicant and their success, but new research in Personal Psychology sets out the key contextual factors which explain how job hunters’ demands are related to their success.

November 26, 2012

Debacle - New book by Grover Norquist and John Lott, Jr.

Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform, and noted economist John Lott, team up to co-author DEBACLE: Obama's War on Jobs and Growth and What We Can Do Now to Regain Our Future.  In stores March 2012.

November 13, 2012

Ten Creative Ways to Lead Change When Someone Else Is Running the Show

The global economy has turned the rules of leadership upside down and shaken them vigorously for good measure. If you’d like to start sparking positive change within your organization, read on for ten ways to be proactive.

November 11, 2012

Want to Get in Touch with a Better Reality? Listen to Black Sabbath.

Edited by William Irwin Ear-splittingly loud, for some, musically-challenging and with lyrics that speak of apocalypse, death and destruction, listening to Black Sabbath is not for everyone. In fact, some would tell you that the band worship Satan, their songs promote violence and even try to convince teenagers to commit suicide.

November 05, 2012

Wiley Establishes Print on Demand Solution for Online Only Journals through The Sheridan Press

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWA and JWB), a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-based services in areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research; professional practice; and global education, today announced a partnership with The Sheridan Press, print and publication services provider to the STM and scholarly journal community. Through this partnership Wiley’s online only journal titles will be available as Print on Demand (POD) copies, delivered through Sheridan’s sophisticated production system. Starting in January 2013, a total of 145 online only titles will now be available in print via this solution.

November 05, 2012

Sporting Victories Help Politicians Win Re-Election, Study Shows

Politicians are seldom slow in their attempts to convert the feel good factors generated by major sporting wins into political support, and for good reason.