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Study finds hybrid work benefits companies and employees

In the largest study yet of working-from-home professionals, Stanford economist Nicholas Bloom reveals that employees who work from home two days a week are just as productive, likely to get promoted, and far less prone to quit.
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The future of effective communication

An expert in all forms of speaking, public or private, says the key to better communication is better pattern recognition. He says AI can help us all “talk smarter.”
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The power of citizen science

The team behind Stanford’s "Our Voice" citizen science research initiative explains the community-driven research practice being implemented in communities across the globe.
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Welcoming our new Associate Vice Provosts

I am pleased to welcome two new associate vice provosts who will be joining the Stanford research community.

- Linda Coleman, JD, is our incoming Associate Vice Provost for Research Policy and Integrity, beginning July 8.
- Ann Johnson, PhD, is our incoming Associate Vice Provost, Research Compliance, and will begin on August 15.

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