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La Cambridge Summer School in Applied Human Nutrition

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 28 febbraio 2019

Cambridge. Si terrà dal 5 al 9 luglio 2019 la Cambridge Summer School in Applied Human Nutrition, organizzata dalla Scuola di Studi Superiori in Alimenti e Nutrizione dell’Università di Parma in collaborazione con il Need for Nutrition Education/Innovation Programme (NNEdPro) di Cambridge e l’Institute of Continuing Education dell’Università di Cambridge. La Summer School è un corso intensivo che prevede 5 giorni di lezioni frontali e interattive su diverse aree della nutrizione: dai concetti base alla salute pubblica, passando per i metodi di ricerca e la nutrizione nell’ambiente ospedaliero.Le lezioni si terranno all’Homerton College e alla School of Clinical Medicine dell’Università di Cambridge, e saranno integrati da sessioni di mentoring e da un fitto programma sociale e di interazione studenti-docenti.
La Summer School è aperta a chiunque abbia interesse per la nutrizione e le sue applicazioni, inclusi studenti, laureati e dottorandi. Agli studenti delle lauree magistrali in ambito food e ai dottorandi di ricerca con competenze su alimenti e nutrizione sarà riservato uno sconto sull’iscrizione, ed è al vaglio dei vari consigli di corso di laurea l’attribuzione di 3 crediti formativi universitari agli studenti frequentanti all’atto del rilascio del certificato di frequenza e di proficiency.

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Cambridge Mobile Telematics and Aioi Nissay Dowa Launch Telematics Platform in Southeast Asia

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 9 settembre 2018

Global insurer Aioi Nissay Dowa and Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), the world’s largest smartphone-centric telematics provider, brought their longstanding partnership to Southeast Asia through Aioi’s new subsidiary, Singapore-based AIS Asia. AIS Asia recently launched Visual-drive, a multi-language mobile telematics app for personal line and commercial insurance.
“One of our missions is to provide a telematics scheme to local insurers quickly and reasonably in Southeast Asia, who would like to develop telematics insurance like UBI,” said Susumu Tategami, AIS Asia’s managing director.Visual-drive works in conjunction with the optional tag, a Bluetooth tracking device attached to the user’s car.Aioi and CMT have worked together since 2016 when they brought Visual Drive to Japan. “Southeast Asia consists of over 10 countries and CMT’s solutions are very universal, so they can meet our demands,” said Tategami.In 2017, Aioi launched CMT’s DriveWell Fleet program to enable commercial fleet owners and insurers to reduce claims, improve employee safety and increase operational efficiency. AIS Asia is planning to provide the Visual-drive program to commercial fleet owners in Southeast Asia as well.“We are excited to work with Aioi to expand our global reach to new markets that are embracing smartphone-centric telematics, by offering our services and products to insurers in Southeast Asia,” said Katherine Wellman, CMT’s vice president of product and marketing.Since 2016, telematics has become more universally prevalent with increased demand from consumers and companies across the globe.

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Cambridge Named 2018 Broker-Dealer of the Year

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 8 settembre 2018

Cambridge is pleased to report Investment Advisor magazine announced the firm as a 2018 Broker-Dealer of the Year in Division IV1, the division representing independent broker-dealers with more than 1,000 producing advisors. The honor is based on the results of an annual poll of advisors conducted by the magazine earlier this year. Cambridge has earned this honor for the 11th time, previously being recognized in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008, and 2007 as Broker-Dealer of the Year in Division IV and in 2003 for Division III.
“We take great pride in earning Broker-Dealer of the Year because it is a prestigious honor based on the responses from the advisors choosing Cambridge to support their independent businesses,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Amy Webber. “Our purpose is to make a difference in the lives of our advisors, their clients, and our associates; and this award is an important validation of our efforts. We extend our heartfelt thanks to our advisors and our associates for the many successes we enjoy, and we are grateful for their dedication in serving investing clients.” Cambridge views the Broker-Dealer of the Year honor as a key measure of achievement in its commitment to continually raise standards of excellence even higher in serving those who serve others. Cambridge is the only firm honored with being recognized 11 times as a Broker-Dealer of the Year, and this honor is based on receiving advisor feedback in 15 categories from the Broker-Dealer of the Year awards criteria. Independent financial advisors cast ballots, and the broker-dealers that gained the highest composite scores were awarded the honors in four different divisions based on their number of producing advisors. The Broker-Dealer of the Year is profiled in Investment Advisor’s September 2018 print issue and in the digital edition posted online via ThinkAdvisor.com.

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Seconda udienza Facebook-Cambridge Analytica

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 23 giugno 2018

Bruxelles Lunedi 25 Giugno 2018, 15,30-20,00 Paul-Henri Spaak (Bruxelles), sala PHS 3C50. I deputati sono delusi con Facebook per non inviare gli altoparlanti richiesti per la seconda udienza esaminando lo scandalo Facebook-Cambridge Analytica il Lunedi 25 giugno.I deputati discuteranno la violazione dei dati di Facebook-Cambridge Analytica con gli esperti il Lunedì valutare l’impatto sulla privacy e protezione dei dati, processi elettorali, la fiducia dei consumatori nelle piattaforme digitali e sicurezza informatica. Questo è il secondo di una serie di tre udienze che indagano sul caso.Tre rappresentanti di Facebook (Erin Egan, Chief Privacy Officer, Rob Goldman, vice-presidente per la pubblicità; Joel Kaplan, Vice Presidente del Global Public Policy) sono stati invitati a partecipare all’udienza. Facebook non ha rispettato tale richiesta e, invece, oltre a Joel Kaplan, invierà due membri del team di politiche pubbliche di Facebook, Steve Satterfield e Lord Richard Allan, per rispondere alle domande dei deputati.
Il 19 giugno, il presidente della commissione per le libertà civili insieme ai presidenti delle commissioni associate per l’industria, per gli affari costituzionali e gli affari legali, ha inviato una lettera al CEO di Facebook Mark Zuckerberg che esprime disappunto per il suggerimento di Facebook per i rappresentanti a partecipare all’udienza. Nonostante uno scambio di follow-up tra Facebook e il presidente della commissione per le libertà civili, Facebook ha deciso di ignorare la richiesta del Parlamento europeo.Commissione per le libertà civili presidente Claude Moraes (S & D, UK) ha detto: “A seguito di una richiesta da parte dei presidenti delle quattro commissioni parlamentari interessate, che erano stati adottati e definiti da tutti i gruppi politici del Parlamento europeo, ci aspettavamo di sentire da altri oratori . e ‘con riluttanza, quindi, che ora sentiremo dai membri del team di politica pubblica proposti da Facebook. spetterà ai membri per vedere se le risposte di Facebook saranno sufficienti, convincente e affidabile.”
La prima udienza si è svolta il 4 giugno e finalizzato per mappare meglio il caso. La terza udienza, che si terrà il 2 luglio 2018, si concentrerà sulle possibili soluzioni e le politiche dell’UE che potrebbero porre rimedio alle conseguenze negative e prevenire questi incidenti si ripetano. Sheryl Sandberg, COO di Facebook, ei Commissari interessati sono stati invitati all’audizione.

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Facebook/Cambridge Analytica: MEPs pursue personal data breaches probe

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 1 giugno 2018

Bruxelles Monday 4 June 2018, 17.30 – 20.00 József Antall building room JAN 4Q2 MEPs will discuss the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data breaches with key people involved, to obtain a clear and complete picture of what happened. This is the first in a series of three hearings investigating the case.The hearing follows up on the 22 May meeting between the founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and EP President Antonio Tajani, political group leaders and the Chair and Rapporteur of the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee.Civil Liberties Committee Chair Claude Moraes (S&D, UK), said: “It is important that we quickly follow up on our meeting with Mark Zuckerberg with more in-depth committee hearings with key interlocutors in the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook scandal. Our aim is to dig deeper, learn key lessons and set out the way forward using the EU tools at our disposal.” This event is organised by the Civil Liberties Committee, in association with the committees on Industry, Constitutional Affairs and Legal Affairs.

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Cambridge English and Govt. of Punjab Join Hands for Teacher Training

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 24 agosto 2017

Aerial view of the Mass. Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Aerial view of the Mass. Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

English language teachers from public sector schools in Punjab were awarded internationally recognised Cambridge English certificates at a ceremony in Lahore, attended by the Minister of Higher Education Syed Raza Gillani. Sixty six teachers completed training courses run by Institute of Career Development (ICD) as part of a pilot project with the Higher Education department, earlier this year, and were presented with their certificates by Mr Ramiz Haddadin, a senior representative of Cambridge English which is part of the world-leading University of Cambridge.Mr Haddadin praised the teachers for their commitment to updating their skills and congratulated ICD and the Government of Punjab on this excellent initiative which will benefit not just the teachers, but generations of students. “Cambridge English exists to help millions of people learn English and prove their skills to the world,” explained Mr Haddadin. “Our qualifications for teachers give them the skills to give their students the skills they need to use English to communicate effectively in the real world.”The event was attended by CEO Lahore Knowledge Park Company Dr Zubair Iqbal, Dr Osamah Qureshi, Center Exam Manager of ICD and Mr Gavin MacDonald of Scottish Universities. More than 100 Teachers, School Heads, University ELT Faculty members and graduate students also attended the event. The Minister of Higher Education explained that the government has established Faculty Development Academies in Punjab, to meet the need for more effective teaching, and thanked Cambridge English and its regional team for their support. On behalf of ICD, Dr Osamah Qureshi Center Exam Manager said that for progress of Pakistan, good teachers are very much essential and that ICD and Cambridge English will continue to support both public and private sector schools to help improve teachers’ skills and confidence. Mr Haddadin also inaugurated PELTA – Pakistan English Language Teacher Association which will provide a unique networking platform for ELT teachers. (foto: Ramiz Haddadin)

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City University London named as one of the best places to study if you want to become a global CEO

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 6 settembre 2013

English: City University's College Building on...

English: City University’s College Building on St John Street in London’s Clerkenwell. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

London, September 2013 -Times Higher Education has listed City University London as one of the foremost universities for educating international business leaders. The Alma Mater Index ranked higher education institutions based on the number of Fortune Global 500 CEOs they have produced.City University London was ranked 3rd in the UK and 89th in the world. Only three other UK universities featured in the top 100; Oxford (21st), Cambridge (45th) and Cranfield (92nd). Researchers found that CEOs who graduated from City currently run companies with combined total revenues in excess of US $85 billion. Professor Paul Curran, Vice-Chancellor of City University London said:“I am delighted to see City recognised among such esteemed international higher education institutions. The ranking is a reflection of both the quality of our education and the high calibre of staff and students we attract”.The Times Higher Education Alma Matter Index found that the overwhelming majority of CEOs have a university education, with many earning multiple degrees, including MBAs and doctorates. Of the 499 CEOs in the Fortune Global 500, 113 have MBAs and 53 have doctorates.Professor Steve Haberman, Dean of Cass Business School at City University London commented:“Our approach to learning blends rigour and relevance. Our students learn how to apply the latest academic theories to the real world of business. By equipping students with both academic knowledge and hands-on business skills, we produce leaders who can rise to the top of global organisations”.The Alma Matter Index revealed that Harvard University educated the highest number of current chief executives of the world’s largest companies. University of Tokyo took second place overall, followed by Stanford University in third position.Phil Baty, Editor at Large of Times Higher Education, compiled the ranking. He commented:“This new index is designed to give us an insight into perhaps one of the most important elements of any university – their success at nurturing talent. It is all about the production of our future global leaders. This is something absolutely fundamental to universities and their students. It is great news for City to be among the world top 100 institutions on this metric.”The rankings are published in full in the Times Higher Education Alma Mater Index: Global Executives supplement on Thursday 5th September 2013.

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