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Second-Half Struggles Earn Eagles Third Straight Loss

first_imgSecond-Half Struggles Earn Eagles Third Straight LossEVANSVILLE, Ind.—University of Southern Indiana Women’s Basketball made just six second-half field goals as it suffered a 60-42 Great Lakes Valley Conference setback to visiting Truman State University Saturday afternoon at the Physical Activities Center.USI (10-4, 3-3 GLVC) shot just 26.1 percent (6-23) from the field in the second half as Truman State turned a 32-28 halftime lead into the 18-point victory.After falling behind by five midway through the second quarter, the Screaming Eagles strung together a 6-0 run to take a brief 26-25 advantage.Truman State (11-6, 5-2 GLVC), however, outscored the Eagles, 7-2, throughout the final two minutes of the opening half as it went into the intermission with the four-point lead.The Bulldogs carried that momentum into the third period, where they outscored USI, 17-7, to forge a 14-point lead heading into the final quarter. Truman State made just five shots in the third quarter, but four of those baskets were of the three-point variety.USI struggled to get into any type of rhythm in the third period was it had just 15 possession in the quarter. The Eagles went 3-of-7 from the field, 1-of-4 from the free throw line, and had six turnovers in the third frame.A three-pointer and a layup by sophomore guard/forward Kaydie Grooms (Marshall, Illinois) early in the fourth quarter briefly pumped some energy into the Eagles, but USI went just 1-of-8 from the field and had four turnovers throughout the final seven minutes of the game as it suffered its third consecutive loss.Junior forward Hannah Wascher (Rantoul, Illinois) had a game-high 13 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Eagles, while junior guard Tanner Marcum (New Albany, Indiana) finished with 12 points and three steals. Grooms had seven points, all of which came in the fourth quarter, while sophomore guard Randa Harshbarger (Philo, Illinois) had six points and three assists.Truman State held a decisive advantage in points off the bench as the Bulldogs’ reserves outscored USI’s reserves 22-0. Truman State also went 9-of-20 from three-point range and held a 40-32 rebounding advantage.Senior center Michalina Tomczak paced the Bulldogs with 10 points and seven rebounds.USI returns to action Monday at 4:45 p.m. (CST) when it visits No. 17 Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky. The Knights (11-1, 5-1 GLVC) suffered an 82-75 setback to No. 19 Quincy University Saturday in Louisville.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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News story: Digital tech to tackle healthcare challenges: apply for funding

first_img the competition is open and the deadline for applications is midday on 31 October 2018 to lead a project, you’ll need to be a UK-based SME you will need to collaborate with others, including businesses, NHS organisations, universities, research and technology organisations, public sector organisations or charities your project can last up to 24 months and have total costs of between £300,000 and £1 million businesses could get up to 70% of their project costs applicants that meet a quality threshold will be invited to interview from 7 to 11 January 2019 projects must start by 1 April 2019 the competition is open and the deadline for applications is midday on 31 October 2018 to lead a project, you’ll need to be a UK-based small or medium-sized business (SME) SMEs can work alone or collaborate with others, including businesses, NHS organisations, universities, research and technology organisations, public sector organisations or charities your project can last up to 12 months and have total costs of between £50,000 and £75,000 businesses could get up to 70% of their project costs projects must start by 1 April 2019 Technologies you could look at include: Feasibility studies competition information support clinical decision-making improve access to healthcare, support treatment compliance or patient-led management improve the patient experience from disease prevention through to diagnosis, treatment, recovery and long-term care overcome privacy challenges with managing, sharing and exploiting data create significant improvements in quality, speed, costs and outcomes up to £1 million for feasibility studies up to £8 million for collaborative research and development Your idea could be for use in a clinical or non-clinical setting. This could include digital technologies to: Collaborative research and development competition information Accelerating the development of digital innovationsAdvancing new and novel digital technologies could significantly improve outcomes for patients, and provide cost benefits for healthcare providers.The digital health technology catalyst aims to accelerate the development of digital health innovations and grow the sector.Health-tech firm FundamentalVR has previously received funding through the catalyst. The company is leading a project to develop a VR surgical training platform for students to practice and gain confidence before operating on people.ISCF Winners. Medicines Manufacturing – FundamentalVRThis competition is part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to deliver leading-edge healthcare in the UK. This £181 million fund will transform how we develop and manufacture medicines and other healthcare products, such as digital technologies, to get the right drugs and treatments to patients when they need them.center_img Read more about digital health and medicines manufacturing projects that have recently received funding. Improving on the current systemWe are looking for projects that span a variety of technologies, markets and healthcare needs and improve on the current health and care system.There are 2 competitions that businesses can apply into, depending on the stage of their project: There is up to £9 million for businesses with ideas to develop novel digital technology solutions for healthcare challenges.Funding is provided by UK Research and Innovation and delivered by Innovate UK. Find out more about this competition and apply. virtual and augmented reality artificial intelligence and machine learning the Internet of Things data analytics and security Find out more about the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. Find out more about the collaborative research and development competition and apply.last_img read more