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Thousands of deaths could be avoided through the utilization of a tougher standard for air quality in America's metropolitan areas, a New York University/American Thoracic Society report concludes.
Top findings from the past month.
A study published in BMC Public Health by NYU Steinhardt Assistant Professor Janet Njelesani, finds that disabled children in West Africa experience violence from the day they are are born and significantly greater violence than their non-disabled peers.
Infants recognize that speech in a language not their own is used for communication, finds an NYU psychology study.
College-bound women are less likely to enter specific fields because of the gender discrimination they are likely to encounter in those fields, finds a new study published in the American Educational Research Journal by Joseph R. Cimpian.
Top NYU findings from the past month.
NYU Steinhardt and Weber Shandwick, form first-of-its-kind partnership to increase technology-engaged, diverse professionals in media and communications, and bridge the academic-professional gap.
NYU Silver's McSilver Institute presents a 16-part podcast series that examines issues of systemic racism and oppression.
Led by NYU Steinhardt professor Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Global TIES for Children will implement an evidence-based research and evaluation program to measure the success of Sesame and IRC’s educational work supporting children and families in the Middle East.
Men have unwanted sex with women in order to conform to gender expectations and to avoid "awkward" or "weird" interactions, research by NYU sociologist Jessie Ford found.