18 June 2013

Career News and Articles: Weekly digest 26

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Career news & articles

Highlights of Labour Market, First Quarter 2013 in Singapore

The seasonally adjusted overall unemployment rate remained low at 1.9% in March 2013, compared with 1.8% in December 2012. The unemployment rate for residents rose to 2.9% from 2.7%, while the citizen unemployment rate was unchanged at 2.9%. An estimated 57,700 residents including 50,000 Singapore citizens were unemployed in ...

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Australian visa pricing changes to drive use of online services

New visa pricing arrangements to begin soon will encourage Department of Immigration and Citizenship clients to use online services where available.

Visa pricing measures already in place include a visa evidence charge, first announced by the Australian Government in November 2011.

From 2013 July 1, a "per-person" charge will apply to each family member included in a visa ...

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Systems Biology on the Rise

The study of biology has evolved significantly during the last few years. This progress has been directly proportional to the development of technology-based tools. Instead of focusing on a single aspect, systems biology now helps you to understand life at a holistic level.

The aim of systems biology is to use a wide array of technologies ranging ...

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French unemployment hits 15-year high

The French state-run employment agency, Pole Emploi, faces an uphill battle. The country's unemployment rate hit a 15-year high in the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest official estimates.

The unemployment rate in France continues to climb, hitting 10.4% in the first quarter of 2013. That's the highest level the country has seen since early 1998.

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Unemployment rate rises in Waterloo Region, Guelph

OTTAWA -- Canada's economy pumped out a stunning 95,000 in May 2013 -- one of the biggest monthly gains in history -- as employers resumed hiring again after a four-month winter hibernation.

Historically, it was the second-biggest job creation month in 35 years -- just 100 lower than August 2002.

The number was so shocking that economists, and ...

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Conferences & other events

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Conference: January 2014, Invertebrate-Microbe Interactions

Keystone Symposia

Mechanisms and Consequences of Invertebrate-Microbe Interactions
Granlibakken Resort, Tahoe City, California, USA
January 26-30, 2014
Advances in Understanding of Invertebrate Immunity
Pathogens and Biocontrol
Understanding the Function of Complex Host-Microbe Associated Microbial Communities
Establishment of Host-Microbe Associations
Ecology and Evolution of Host Immune Defense
Host, Symbiont and Insect Vectors

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Takema Fukatsu
Heidi Goodrich-Blair ...

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