Daily Archives: 15, August 2023

Russian Emigrés Amplify Pleas of “I Want You to Live” through Art

(IN BRIEF) Russian emigrants opposing war have come together in the “Art of Peace” artist residency, backed by Campaigns for Humanity. This initiative facilitates connections among conflict-affected artists, providing a platform for expressing anti-war sentiments. Notable projects include “Road Signs,” … Read the full press release

University of Leicester Achieves High Marks in National Student Survey for Organization and Student Voice, Recognizing Clear Communication and Partnership

(IN BRIEF) The University of Leicester has received positive results in this year’s National Student Survey (NSS), particularly excelling in questions related to “Organisation and Management” and “Student Voice.” In the “Organisation and Management” category, the university ranked within the … Read the full press release

German DAX CEOs Experience 8% Decrease in Compensation Amidst ESG Focus and Economic Challenges, TUM and DSW Study Finds

(IN BRIEF) According to a study by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the advocacy group DSW, the earnings of top executives in German DAX-listed companies were approximately 8% lower in 2022 compared to the previous year. This decrease … Read the full press release

Digital Puzzle Games Boost Memory Abilities in Older Adults, Comparable to 20-Year-Olds, University of York Study Finds

(IN BRIEF) A study conducted by the University of York has found that older adults who play digital puzzle games exhibit memory abilities comparable to those in their 20s. The research also revealed that individuals aged 60 and above who … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool Physics Department Head Joins STFC Council to Shape Research Strategy

(IN BRIEF) Professor Carsten P Welsch, a prominent researcher and head of Liverpool’s Physics Department, has been appointed to the Council of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). His expertise in particle accelerator design, medical applications, data-intensive science, and … Read the full press release

ELKO Partners with Alta Labs, a New Player in Enterprise WiFi and Network Solutions

(IN BRIEF) ELKO, a prominent distributor of IT and CE products in Europe, has officially become a distributor for Alta Labs, a new but experienced enterprise WiFi and network switching manufacturer. Although Alta Labs is a recent brand, its team … Read the full press release

TPG Telecom Collaborates with Ericsson to Boost Network Performance Using AI-Powered Analytics Solution

(IN BRIEF) TPG Telecom and Ericsson have entered into a multi-year agreement to introduce an innovative cloud-native and AI-powered analytics solution for enhancing mobile network performance. This solution is designed to offer TPG Telecom’s teams an in-depth understanding of individual … Read the full press release

Ericsson Introduces Eco-Friendly Packaging to Cut Plastic Use in Supply Chain

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson, in partnership with Deutsche Telekom and Swisscom, has developed a sustainable packaging solution for shipping its Remote Radio products. The packaging materials, designed to reduce the environmental impact and plastic content, are fully recyclable and made from … Read the full press release

University of Bristol Research: Patients Unaware of Risks in Innovative Surgical Procedures Due to Lack of Informed Communication

(IN BRIEF) Research led by the University of Bristol highlights that patients undergoing innovative surgical procedures often lack sufficient information about the novel nature of the procedure, potential uncertainties, and risks. The study examined consultations between surgeons and patients discussing … Read the full press release

Enea Completes Share Buybacks to Enhance Capital Structure and Shareholder Value

(IN BRIEF) Enea AB (publ) conducted share buybacks between August 7-11, 2023, repurchasing a total of 25,289 own shares under the authorization from the Annual General Meeting 2023. The purpose of the repurchase program is to adjust the company’s capital … Read the full press release

University of Dundee’s Summer Research Placements Showcase Achievements in Annual Symposium

(IN BRIEF) The University of Dundee’s annual Vacation Scholarship Symposium celebrated the achievements of undergraduate students who gained real research experience through summer placements in research laboratories. A total of 53 students from Dundee and beyond participated, working in laboratories … Read the full press release

University of Dundee: Dental Students Collaborate with Local Organization to Enhance Oral Health Education and Support Vulnerable Communities

(IN BRIEF) As part of the Dental Public Health Engagement Project, 4th-year dental students collaborated with Wellbeing Works, a local organization in Dundee, to support vulnerable communities. The students spent a week engaging with the organization, participating in various activities … Read the full press release

Malawian Experts to Deliver Public Lectures in University of Dundee’s Africa Lecture Series, Addressing Research, Innovation, and Agri-Food Transformation

(IN BRIEF) Malawian experts, Professors Aggrey Ambali and Richard Mkandawire, will deliver public lectures as part of the University of Dundee’s Africa Lecture Series. The lectures will focus on research and innovation, as well as transforming agri-food systems. These lectures … Read the full press release

Exor Becomes 15% Shareholder in Philips, Supporting Health Technology and Innovation Strategy

(IN BRIEF) Health technology leader Royal Philips and diversified holding company Exor N.V. announce a relationship agreement where Exor acquires a 15% shareholding in Philips. This investment supports Philips’ strategy and value creation plan focused on health and well-being through … Read the full press release

Savills Foresees Normalcy Returning to Global Industrial Investment Market by Year-End, Office Markets Showing Stabilization Signs

(IN BRIEF) Savills predicts a return to normalcy in the global industrial investment market by the end of 2023, as the interest rate cycle stabilizes and inflation cools. Despite suppressed global office investment volumes, some areas are showing signs of … Read the full press release

Audi Customer Racing Triumphs: Multiple Wins in Australia and Indonesia Racing Events

(IN BRIEF) Audi Sport customer racing teams achieved multiple victories in racing events held in Australia and Asia. In the GT World Challenge Australia powered by AWS, Audi R8 LMS cars won both races, with drivers Liam Talbot and Max … Read the full press release

UniCredit Provides Update on Share Buy-Back Program: Over 139 Million Shares Acquired So Far in 2022-2023 Tranches

(IN BRIEF) UniCredit S.p.A. provides an update on its ongoing share buy-back program initiated on 30 June 2023 as part of the Second Tranche of the Buy-Back Programme 2022. The program aims to purchase UniCredit ordinary shares (ISIN IT0005239360). The … Read the full press release

BioNTech Enhances Leadership Team with New Chief Legal Officer, James Ryan, to Drive Legal Strategy and Global Operations

(IN BRIEF) BioNTech SE, a biopharmaceutical company, has appointed James Ryan as Chief Legal Officer (CLO) and a member of the Management Board, effective from September 1, 2023. In this role, Ryan will oversee the company’s corporate legal strategy, global … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Launches Carbon2Nature: Pioneering Global Carbon Reduction through Nature-Based Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola has introduced Carbon2Nature (C2N), a new company focused on nature-based solutions to reduce global carbon footprints. The initiative aims to capture and store over 61 million tonnes of CO2 through projects that generate high-quality carbon credits. C2N … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Uhde and Orica Achieve Groundbreaking Greenhouse Gas Reduction in Australia with EnviNOx® Technology

(IN BRIEF) thyssenkrupp Uhde and Orica have successfully implemented the Kooragang Island Decarbonisation Project in Newcastle, Australia. thyssenkrupp Uhde’s EnviNOx® technology has been utilized to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at Orica’s nitric acid plants, resulting in a 98% reduction of … Read the full press release

EQT AB repurchased 393,000 Own Ordinary Shares Between 7 and 11 August 2023 as part of its Share Repurchase Program

(IN BRIEF) EQT AB, a purpose-driven global investment organization, has repurchased 393,926 of its own ordinary shares (ISIN: SE0012853455) between 7 and 11 August 2023 as part of its initiated repurchase program, running between 17 July 2023 and 25 August … Read the full press release

EY Receives Global Partner of the Year Award for Driving Finance Transformation with Wolters Kluwer CCH® Tagetik

(IN BRIEF) The EY organization has been awarded the Global Partner of the Year by Wolters Kluwer CCH® Tagetik for its contributions to accelerating clients’ finance transformation initiatives through technical expertise and consulting services. The accolade acknowledges EY’s commitment to … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Advances Ukrainian Military Capabilities with LUNA NG Reconnaissance Drone System

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall is set to supply Ukraine with its advanced LUNA NG reconnaissance drone system, a significant milestone for the company. The system offers key aerial reconnaissance capabilities with thousands of hours of operational flight experience. The order, valued … Read the full press release