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Class to crunch social media data during UCI Road World Cycling Championships

Class to crunch social media data during UCI Road World Cycling Championships

Students in a class organized by Virginia Commonwealth University’s Office of Sustainability will log, map and analyze tweets sent by the 450,000 spectators anticipated at the upcoming UCI Road World Cycling Championships to learn how geographic information systems can impact green event planning.

VCU receives $2.5 million grant for interprofessional geriatrics training

VCU receives $2.5 million grant for interprofessional geriatrics training

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration recently awarded $2.5 million to Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Allied Health Professions’ Virginia Center on Aging to fund initiatives that introduce geriatric health care into primary care settings.

Doctoral candidate wins award for captivating research presentation

Doctoral candidate wins award for captivating research presentation

For health care policy researchers like Wafa Tarazi, explaining the results of their studies to people from different fields can often be a significant challenge. When your audience do not understand certain terms or concepts, they are liable to miss the overarching significance or impact of a study altogether.

Novel model developed to predict nicotine emitted from e-cigarettes

Novel model developed to predict nicotine emitted from e-cigarettes

Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center researchers at the VCU Center for the Study of Tobacco Products (CSTP) have developed the first-ever, evidence-based model that can predict with up to 90 percent accuracy the amount of nicotine emitted by an electronic cigarette.

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