Tag Archives: Research

As Royal Caribbean Crui (RCL) Stock Declined, Holder Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Trimmed Stake…


Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc decreased its stake in Royal Caribbean Crui (RCL) by 87.81% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc sold 92,370 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.38% with the market. The institutional investor held 12,819 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.67M, down from 105,189 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc who had been investing in Royal Caribbean Crui for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $25.17B market cap company. The stock increased 2.09% or $2.46 during the last trading session, reaching $120.43. About 731,812 shares traded. Royal…

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African-American students to present research at University Park symposium


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — African-American undergraduate and graduate students at Penn State who previously have presented research posters at symposiums will present their posters at a Research Symposium and Reception hosted by the Alliance for Education, Science, Engineering and Development in Africa (AESEDA) in honor of Black History Month.

The symposium and reception will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Alumni Fireside Lounge of the Nittany Lion Inn on the University Park campus.

Students, staff and faculty from all colleges University-wide are invited and welcome to attend.

AESEDA is hosting the symposium and reception in collaboration with the Africana Research Center, the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, the Office of Graduate Educational Equity Programs, the…

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NCU research points to reasons students fail music | News


Despite the country’s legacy in music, some secondary-school students are underperforming in music at the academic level, and researchers at the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) in Mandeville, Manchester, may have identified why.

Lead researcher Kadian Northover explained her findings as important in understanding the mindset of students, parents as well as the teachers.

“This study employed the ethnographic instrumental case study design in identifying the issues which surrounded the central phenomenon of underperformance in the music exams of the participants we studied,” she said.

Northover, a graduate student in the College of Education and Leadership at NCU, was among a group of researchers from the university who participated in a Gleaner Editors’ Forum at the newspaper’s…

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Genealogist shares African-American family research tips at Riverhead event



That mystery led Street to the historical society's African-American genealogy event, led by author and genealogist Sandi Brewster-Walker, …
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Caribbean news: sickle cell research, weed + more


PICTURED: Algas Organics founder Johanan Dujon

FISHERIES LAUNCH SEAWEED STUDIES

THE CARIBBEAN Regional Fisheries Mechanism has launched a Japanese-funded fact-finding study to look at the influx of Sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean Sea last year.

Sargassum has been found in the region since 2011, but officials said that 2018 saw record-breaking appearances, which could cost up to US$120m (£92m) to clean up.

CUBANA LINE GETS HELP FROM RUSSIA

RUSSIA IS to help Cuba repair its state-run airline, Cubana. Cubana mostly uses Russian and Ukrainian planes, including the 39-year-old Boeing 737 which crashed in 2018.

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said after meeting Cuban Vice-President Ricardo Cabrisas…

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Research Proves African Swine Fever Can Spread to Pigs Through Feed


A Kansas State study confirms that African swine fever can be easily transmitted through the natural consumption of contaminated feed and liquid. This first-of-its-kind study emphasizes the critical need for feed biosecurity in the swine industry.

Megan Niederwerder, Kansas State University assistant professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, is leading a team that is exploring how the currently circulating strain of ASF, Georgia 2007, could spread in feed and feed ingredients. The team’s latest publication details the dose necessary to transmit the disease. 

“Our research is the first to demonstrate that ASF can be transmitted through…

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