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How Research Ecologists Can Profit from Urban Design Projects
An article published in the November issue of BioScience, "Mapping the Design Process for Urban Ecology Researchers," documents how ecologists can perform hypothesis-driven research from the...more

Homelessness In Silicon Valley
Regardless of Silicon Valley being known as a place for opulent homes, talent and great jobs, the Valley has also failed to meet most of the basic needs of its residents, starting with food and...more

ACEP Lauds Nomination of Marilyn Tavenner as Head of CMS
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today applauded the re-nomination of Marilyn Tavenner as administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The...more

Most Mental Health Problems Among Teens Are Left Untreated
A new study by E. Jane Costello, a Duke University professor of psychology and epidemiology and associate director of the Duke Center for Child and Family Policy, finds that more than half of teens...more

Innovation Africa 2013
Innovation Africa 2013, a summit being held at the Gaborone International Convention Centre in Botswana, will host a number of ministers and officials from various African ministries of education,...more

Opportunities to Volunteer for Seniors
This brief article and video highlights the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, R.S.V.P. The program provides an opportunity for those 55 and older to contribute to community organizations...more

St. Mary College Student Volunteers Work For Rebuilding Together Program
Teachers and students at St. Mary's College volunteer out in South Bend to do home painting and cleaning. The effort is part of St. Joseph County Rebuilding Together program to enhance Lynn Joyce...more

County Sets $920,000 to Fund Economic Development Incentives
Isle of Wight has allocated $920,000 to fund economic development incentives and grants as part of the county's efforts to attract larger businesses to the county and encourage existing businesses...more

Sandoval County, Rio Rancho Launch Plans For Economic Development
The City of Rio Rancho and Sandoval County are contracting for economic development plans. The county has already wrapped up a series of proposals for economic growth and the city is geared to offer...more

Paralympic Games Maker and Alumna Named \
Emily Yates, 22, a Queen Mary University of London alumna, Paralympic Games Maker and face of a national volunteering campaign, has been honored as 'Young Social Entrepreneur' of the...more

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Impact of Procurement Law on Social Enterprise

Impact of Procurement Law on Social Enterprise
Chris Brophy, partner at Capsticks Solicitors LLP, explains the impact does procurement law have on social...

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