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What CITI Program is Reading – 8 June 2021

“What CITI Program is Reading” is our weekly blog series which highlights news articles curated by our staff and relevant to research, higher education, healthcare, technology, and more. Follow us on LinkedIn for upcoming editions and more information from CITI Program.


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The EDPS opens two investigations following the “Schrems II” Judgement Source: European Union The EDPS launched two investigations today, one regarding the use of cloud services provided by Amazon Web Services and Microsoft under Cloud II contracts by EUIs and one regarding the use of Microsoft Office 365 by the European Commission. Read The Full Article
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DARPA pioneered the internet — its model can change how our future unfolds Source: The Hill If we do this right, new ARPAs can give us unimagined ways to turn the tide on our most critical societal challenges. Read The Full Article
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NIH researchers identify potential new antiviral drug for COVID-19 Source: NIH Compound targets essential viral enzyme and prevents replication in cells. Read The Full Article
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A simple model of the brain provides new directions for AI research Source: Venture Beat Research on how human brains process language can help create algorithms that are robust enough to understand and engage in conversations. Read The Full Article
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Biden’s new science adviser shares views on foreign influence, research budgets, and more Source: Science Magazine In first day on the job, Eric Lander discusses climate, ARPA-H, and open access. Read The Full Article
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Reinforcing the case for independent QA in the radiation oncology clinic Source: Physics World Patient safety, enhanced treatment outcomes and workflow efficiency all follow when radiotherapy clinics implement a rigorous and independent approach to quality assurance. Read The Full Article
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6 Steps to an ‘A’ Grade In Sterile Compounding Source: Pharmacy Practice News Establishing a 503B sterile compounding facility isn’t for every hospital with a compounding pharmacy. The differences between the requirements for compounding under Section 503A of the Drug Quality and Security Act and Section 503B are fairly large. Read The Full Article
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College Board analyzes who went to college last year and who didn't Source: Inside Higher Ed College Board analysis is latest to find that community colleges suffered more than four-year colleges, but report also suggests that four-year colleges saw a loss of students with higher grades. And some states saw gains in enrollment at four-year colleges. Read The Full Article
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6 Emerging Technology Trends in Higher Education Source: Ed Tech From artificial intelligence to microcredentials, here’s a look at the future. Read The Full Article