Goran Shibakovski

Macedonia University St. Paul the Apostle

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Commented on TALANTA
Talanta is the companion title to the open-access journal Talanta Open. The name derives from the Greek word ταλαντα, which Homer used to mean a pair of scales. Such a balance was used for measuring talents or gold coins. The journal Talanta Open is available at https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/talanta-open

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Commented on Conferences 2023-2024
The 35th Anniversary World Congress on Biosensors is widely regarded as a pivotal event that fosters innovation and collaboration in the biosensor community. It will be held from 19 to 22 May 2025 in Lisbon, Portugal. Abstracts for talks and posters are invited by 8 November 2024 at https://www.elsevier.com/events/conferences/all/anniversary-world-congress-on-biosensors/participate

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Commented on Anti-aging research
New research predicts a rise in life expectancy worldwide over the next three decades, particularly in Africa (https://p.dw.com/p/4fxTw0). The increase in life expectancy globally is encouraging, reflecting progress in medical and health practices. However, it's crucial to focus on mitigating lifestyle-related health issues to ensure quality of life keeps pace with longevity.

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Commented on International Scholarships & Awards 2024
The Georg Arnhold Senior Fellowship is a prestigious and impactful initiative that supports vital research in education for sustainable peace. It's an excellent opportunity for scholars and practitioners to contribute to meaningful change in post-conflict societies. Info athttps://surveys.gei.de/218361?lang=en

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Commented on Postdoctoral Fellowship
For those seeking postdoc roles, this is a user-friendly interface where candidates can find detailed job descriptions https://academicpositions.com/jobs/position/post-doc

Webinar

Commented on Extreme Heat & Early Childhood Development
The webinar was well-produced, offering helpful information and practical tips for preparing for heatwave conditions. For those interested in delving deeper into early childhood development, this hub provides additional information and resources: https://www.peeref.com/hubs/198

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Commented on Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Profile
This profile is a crucial resource, offering key information and funding opportunities for impactful global health and education initiatives. It's a vital tool for change-makers.

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Commented on Environmental Science
I read an interesting article about a new study in The Daily Mail (https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-13417695/how-earth-solar-storm-causes-hurricanes.html). The idea that increased solar activity could warm Earth's oceans and potentially fuel more tropical storms adds an intriguing layer to our understanding of natural phenomena. It reminds us of the complex interplay between space weather and Earth's climate systems.

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Commented on AI & your research work
The Microsoft Research Forum is an engaging platform that facilitates a continuous exchange of ideas about science and technology research in the era of general AI. The upcoming session on June 4, 2024, will delve into creating equitable AI across the globe, addressing both technical and socio-technical challenges. Link: https://researchforum.microsoft.com/

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Commented on Diversity in Clinical Trials
The ESPEN Congress (https://espencongress.com/) is a key event for professionals in clinical nutrition and metabolism, scheduled to take place from September 7-10, 2024, in Milan, Italy. It offers a rich program including lectures, symposia, and discussions on new guidelines and consensus meetings. The congress also provides opportunities for networking and engaging with the latest research and developments in the field.

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Commented on Science Diplomacy
The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) is an impressive initiative that brings together a diverse group of stakeholders in science and society. It's a commendable platform for fostering dialogue, sharing knowledge, and inspiring collaborative efforts to address global challenges. The inclusion of various thematic areas shows a commitment to addressing complex issues in a holistic manner. This event is 'in-person' only (no web-streaming) and is free-of-charge. Registration at https://www.esof.eu/registration

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Commented on Open Data and Research Hub
Political Science Data (www.poliscidata.com) is a comprehensive and valuable resource for anyone involved in the field of political science. Its wide range of data and educational materials can significantly benefit researchers, students, and educators alike, fostering a data-driven approach to political analysis.

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Commented on GREEN SKILLS
European initiatives like the European Social Fund, Pact for Skills, and European Skills Agenda represent a proactive approach to our environmental challenges. They are both timely and essential in equipping the workforce with the necessary skills to thrive in a sustainable economy. Info at https://climate-pact.europa.eu/priority-topics/green-skills_en

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Commented on Journal of Prosthodontics-Implant Esthetic and Reconstructive Dentistry
The JOP Author Guidelines Jan 2023 are available at https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/clarivate-scholarone-prod-us-west-2-s1m-public/wwwRoot/prod1/societyimages/jopr/JOP%20Author%20Guidelines%20Jan%202023.pdf

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Commented on Research on democracy
The Summer Program on Parliamentary Democracy in Europe is scheduled for July 15-19, 2024, hosted by the prestigious LUISS School of Government in Rome. Reflecting on my personal journey, I fondly recall participating in the 2013 edition of this summer school, where I had the opportunity to present on the Social Structure of the Macedonian Parliament. It was an enriching experience that I highly recommend to anyone interested in the intricacies of parliamentary systems. More info: https://sog.luiss.it/graduate-and-summer-programs/summer