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Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness
(American Association for the Advancement of Science., 2015)
The search for predictions of species diversity across environmental gradients has challenged ecologists for decades. The humped-back model (HBM) suggests that plant diversity peaks at intermediate productivity; at low ...
The effects of a tripartite ‘participative’ university senate on university governance: the case of the University of Chile
(Taylor and Francis, 2018)
Bicameral university governance models often include a university senate coexisting in parallel to executive bodies. This paper analyses the functioning and performance of the tripartite ‘participative’ Senate of the ...
A comparative investigation of metal-support interactions on the catalytic activity of Pt nanoparticles for ethanol oxidation in alkaline medium
The effects of interactions of Pt nanoparticles with hybrid supports on reactivity towards ethanol oxidation in alkaline solution are investigated. Studies involve catalysts with identical Pt nanoparticles on six hybrid ...
Strategies for financing higher education [PowerPoint]
This presentation explores the panel topic under three main headings: 1) The Private Sector Perspective, with particular attention to the development of an exmployable and engaged workforce; 2) The Win-Win Value Proposition, ...
Phillips: National Support Needed for Steelband Festival
Dr. Daphne Phillips has called for national support for the World Steelband Festival. Dr. Phillips told the Senate, during the budget debate, the festival could not be successful without the support of the Government, Pan ...
Influence of a seed capital program for supporting high growth firms in Chile
(Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 2019)
The main economic development agency in Chile, CORFO, implemented in 2001 a Seed Capital Program (SCP) to promote the development of high-growth firms. The SCP not only provides financial aid to entrepreneurs but also ...