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Curriculum Development Series Receive savings of up to 200 USD (per event) when attending multiple events, registering before the cut-off date, or registering multiple people in one transaction. Responsible Leadership November 18, 2013 | Singapore Explore the various pedagogies for delivering the responsible leadership curriculum and cultivate graduates of great character. Communication Skills November 19, 2013 | Singapore Introduce a communications course into your business degree curriculum. This seminar covers required teaching goals, course structure, materials, pedagogy, and assessment methods. Design Thinking for Creativity and Innovation November 20–21, 2013 | Singapore Demonstrate the power of design in solving today's complex management issues where organizations need to respond in creative, innovative, or transformational ways. Upcoming Curriculum Development Events: Leadership January 23–24, 2014 | Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA Host: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Critical Thinking February 10–11, 2014 | Tampa, Florida, USA Global Management Capabilities February 12, 2014 | Tampa, Florida, USA Supply Chain Management March 13–14, 2014 | Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA Host: Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas ROB COLVI N /G LOW I MAG ES I CHINA STUDIES the Systemic Risk Institute and an annual conference. The program is directed by Andrew Metrick, deputy dean and Michael H. Jordan Professor of Finance and Management. For information, visit I CARS AND CANCER Global publisher Emerald and the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) invite submissions to their Chinese Management Research Fund Award. Submissions should address the dissemination of knowledge for the social good in mainland China. The lead researcher must be based in mainland China. The winner will receive £2,000 and two runners up will receive £500. Cover letters and summaries of fewer than 2,000 words must be submitted online at ww2.emerald awards/iacmr.htm by January 6, 2014. Results will be announced in March. Yongtao Guan of the University of Miami School of Business Administration, along with colleagues from the Yale School of Public Health, has received a US$453,000 grant from the U.S. National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. The grant will be used to identify potential links between cancer risks and the proximity of homes to heavy automobile traffic, using the latitude and longitude of addresses rather than less precise aggregated ZIP code data. The objective of the research is to develop software to help the public and policymakers assess the cancer risk in certain environments and to help city planners choose locations for new roads, schools, parks, and neighborhoods. I CRISIS STUDY Stephen Kinsella of the University of Limerick's Kemmy Business School in Ireland has received €650,000 to support a three-year study of the evolution of debt and demography in the European Union and to examine the European economy. He will collaborate with Nobel Laureate and economist Joseph Stiglitz of Columbia University in New York. BizEd November/December 2013 59

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