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Mainstreaming Gender in AET: Overcoming challenges through policies and practices
(Virginia Tech, 2015-09)
Women’s education has a high positive impact on society and higher education can help empower women to enter social, economic and political roles in their communities and countries. While progress has been made in terms ...
Indexing the Darknet
(Virginia Tech, 2018-05-18)
This presentation was given as part of the conference "Understanding the Dark Web and Its Implications for Policy" held on May 18, 2018 at the Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center in Arlington, Virginia.
GrOup based physical Activity for oLder adults (GOAL) randomized controlled trial: study protocol
Background Physical activity has health benefits across the lifespan, yet only 13 % of Canadian older adults are sufficiently active. Results from a number of observational studies indicate that adults display positive ...
Planning for walking and cycling in an autonomous-vehicle future
Over the last few decades, walking and cycling have increased in the United States, especially in large cities. Future efforts to promote active travel will occur during a time when automated vehicles will increasingly ...
Studies In Spatial Aural Perception: Establishing Foundations For Immersive Sonification
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-06)
The Spatial Audio Data Immersive Experience (SADIE) project aims to identify new foundational relationships pertaining to human spatial aural perception, and to validate existing relationships. Our infrastructure consists ...
Incapacitated and Alone: Prevalence of Unbefriended Residents in Alberta Long-Term Care Homes
The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of residents who are incapacitated and have no surrogate decision maker, known as the "unbefriended" in Alberta long-term care (LTC) homes. Using cross-sectional ...
IPM CRSP FY 2011 Annual Report
(Virginia Tech, 2011)
Published every year, the annual reports detail work, accomplishments, training, and publications from each of our programs.
Antibiotics in Agroecosystems: Introduction to the Special Section
The presence of antibiotic drug residues, antibiotic resistant bacteria, and antibiotic resistance genes in agroecosystems has become a significant area of research in recent years and is a growing public health concern. ...
Micro-Level Management of Agricultural Inputs: Emerging Approaches
Through the development of superior plant varieties that benefit from high agrochemical inputs and irrigation, the agricultural Green Revolution has doubled crop yields, yet introduced unintended impacts on environment. ...
Application of alignment-free bioinformatics methods to identify an oomycete protein with structural and functional similarity to the bacterial AvrE effector protein
Diverse plant pathogens export effector proteins to reprogram host cells. One of the most challenging goals in the molecular plant-microbe field is to functionally characterize the complex repertoires of effectors secreted ...