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Youth Resources

Education to employment: Getting Europe’s youth into work
www.mckinsey.com

Report on youth unemployment in the European Union by McKinsey & Company: Youth unemployment across the European Union remains unacceptably high, to the detriment of current and future generations. Addressing it requires understanding its causes and then relentlessly pursuing solutions.

Don Tapscott
dontapscott.com

Don Tapscott is a Canadian business executive, author, consultant, and speaker, specializing in business strategy, organizational transformation, and the role of technology in business and society.

Construction and Building Technology

Council for Masonry Research
www.masoncontractors.org

The Council for Masonry Research was formed to provide a leadership role in the development of material and construction related research designed to increase and preserve markets for masonry materials.

Creative Arts and Fashion

Textiles Environment Design Research Blog Fashion
blog.tedresearch.net

Over the last ten years TED has been developing a set of practice-based sustainable design strategies that assist designers in creating textiles that have a reduced impact on the environment. Research-active teaching staff is bringing research thinking into the taught curriculum, and students are then actively engaging with these ideas and contributing and participating in research development and projects.

Information and Communications Technology

World Economic Forum - the Global Information Technology Report
www.weforum.org

The Global Information Technology Report provides a comprehensive assessment of networked readiness, or how prepared an economy is to apply the benefits of information and communications technology (ICT) to promote economic growth and well-being.

Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

International Institute of Welding
www.iiwelding.org

The International Institute of Welding (IIW)'s mission is to operate as the global body for the science and application of joining technology, providing a forum for networking and knowledge exchange among scientists, researchers and industry. IIW work including that of its 26 technical commissions and working units also embraces allied fields including quality assurance, non-destructive testing, standardization, inspection, health and safety, education, training, qualification, design and fabrication. The IIW goals are to identify, create, develop and transfer the best practices for sustainable development in a sustainable environment; to identify, develop and implement the IIW Education, Training, and Qualification and Certification Programs on a global basis; and to promote the IIW and its Member Societies and services in various regions of the world for the common benefit of all.

Social and Personal Services

Beauty Salon and Services Industry Market Research and Statistics - Global Beauty Salon Industry
www.reportlinker.com

ReportLinker.com is an award-winning market research solution that finds, filters and organizes all the latest industry data. It provides market research and statistics on the Beauty Salon and Services Industry.

Transportation and Logistics

MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics
engineering.mit.edu

For more than 40 years, the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (MIT CTL) has been a world leader in supply chain management, logistics, and transportation education and research. Along with contributions to the understanding of transportation system planning, operations, and management, its efforts include contributions to logistics modeling and supply chain management for shippers; technology and policy analysis for government; and management, planning, and operations for trucking, railroad, air, and ocean carriers. MIT CTL’s Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network of research and education centers now spans four continents (North America, Europe, Asia, and South America).

 

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