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Oepn Access Government 21 - January 2019

Open Access Government January 2019

Open Access Government January 2019 features a number of high-quality articles on government policy issues from all around the world, including health and social care, research and innovation, education, transport, environment, energy, ICT, blockchain innovation, government, as well as legal affairs.
blockchain and retail, retail industry revolution

Blockchain and retail: A potential industry revolution

This article discusses the potential of blockchain and retail: could the technology be responsible for a profit increase for the sector in 2018?
Bitcoin

What is Bitcoin Cryptocurrency?

Bitcoin this, Blockchain that. All we ever hear about lately is cryptocurrencies and how they are going to transform the world. But what exactly is cryptocurrency and how does it work?
blockchain innovation january

Blockchain Innovation January 2019

Happy New Year and a very warm welcome to the January 2019 Blockchain Innovation publication.
stop ovarian cancer, new class of drugs

New drugs could stop ovarian cancer

Researchers at The University of Manchester have shown that a new class of drugs are able to stop ovarian cancer cells growing.
ward equivalent treatment, mental health in germany

Mental health in Germany: A focus on ward-equivalent treatment

Laura Kirschbacher, Corporate Communications Manager at Pfalzklinikum AdöR talks about ward-equivalent treatment (WeT), a special kind of hometreatment, where a multi-professional team visits the patients at home: She accompanied WeT social worker Linda Seez to find out more.
Period Poverty

Initial Washroom Hygiene teams up with Freedom4Girls to help end Period...

To help combat Period Poverty, Initial Washroom Hygiene has partnered with Freedom4Girls, a UK-registered charity actively supporting women and girls in both the UK and worldwide, who struggle to access or afford safe menstrual protection.
fingerprint scanning and biometrics, payment tech

Could fingerprint scanning and biometrics be the future of payment tech?

A new study has revealed that a third of Brits think fingerprint scanning and biometrics is the future of payment tech and 31% would embrace new payment technology for added security.
reduce marine litter

Plastic in the oceans: Five steps to reduce marine litter

Maria Spyraki MEP from the European Parliament explains the five necessary steps to reduce marine litter – Engagement, Education, Empowerment, Engineering, and Enforcement – in light of the problem of plastics ending up in the oceans of the world.
ocean energy

OCEANERA-NET COFUND: Supporting collaborative innovation in ocean energy

Karen Fraser Specialist, Energy Scottish Enterprise charts the project OCEANERA-NET COFUND, which is supporting collaborative innovation in ocean energy.
Specialist teachers

Specialist teachers for deaf children battling with stress, workload and long...

Specialist teachers for deaf children are battling stress, spiralling workloads and excessive hours as the system falls into crisis, the National Deaf Children’s Society has warned.
jobs in cyber security, cybersecurity industry

How to get a job in cyber security

In this article, cyber security expert Damon Culbert outlines the current state of the industry and explains how you can get a job in cyber security.

The impact of apprenticeships on individuals, employers and the economy

Keith Smith, Director of Apprenticeships, Education & Skills Funding Agency in the UK explores the impact apprenticeships have on individuals, employers and the economy.
improve transport performance

How ticketing innovation can delight customers and improve transport performance

Simon Pont, CEO at ECR Retail Systems explains how ticketing innovation can delight customers and improve transport performance.