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Open Access Government July 2018

Open Access Government July 2018 underlines a wide range of government policy issues from all around the world, including health and social care, research and innovation, ICT, blockchain innovation, government, transport, agriculture, environment and energy
distributed business networks

Distributed business networks can enhance public-private collaboration

Markus Hautala, Head of Blockchain solutions at Tieto argues that blockchain technology allows us to create more democratically governed distributed platforms and avoid vendor lock-in
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?

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Blockchain Innovation July

Blockchain Innovation July 2018

A very warm welcome to the Blockchain Innovation July 2018 publication, featuring a variety of thought-provoking mix of comment pieces on this exciting technology, including its potential in the public sector

Why funding fruit fly research is essential for the biomedical sciences

Andreas Prokop, Head of the Manchester Fly Facility, explains how fruit fly research generates knowledge important for understanding many human diseases
disease

Lack of exercise, an unhealthy diet – costing the EU billions...

Professor Joep Perk, Former President of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (part of the European Society of Cardiology, ESC) and member of the ESC Advocacy Committee shares his views on the growing problem of cardiovascular disease and why public health measures are needed to tackle it effectively
local authority services

Durham County Council and Blaenau Gwent Borough Council launch challenge to...

Businesses can apply for funding, provided by the GovTech Catalyst Fund, to develop innovative solutions to capture and analyse real-time data to improve local authority services
supplier payments

The public sector can set the example on supplier payments

In the wake of the Carillion bankruptcy, there is an opportunity for the public sector to set a new global standard for supplier payments, argues David Brown, CPO and co-founder of Previse.
machine learning

Machine learning: An unexplored horizon in Arctic science

Joseph Cook, Vice President of the UK Polar Network (UKPN) Committee explores why machine learning is an unexplored horizon in Arctic science.
European Energy Union

Establishing a European Energy Union

Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President, Energy Union at European Commission speaks to Open Access Government about establishing a European Energy Union and the importance of all Europeans having access to secure, affordable and climate-friendly energy
Maternal education

Maternal education and Specific Language Impairment in children: Not a robust...

It has long been held that a mother’s education is a key factor in the development of their child’s language. However, the link may not be as strong as previously thought, writes Mabel L Rice
cyberattacks

Countering the rising cybersecurity threat

An investigation by security researchers (1) reveals that at least one in four UK councils have been hit by cybersecurity breaches resulting in the loss of data over the past five years. Sungard Availability Services looks at this growing problem and how to mitigate the risks.
working conditions

Research into working conditions: Most employees can work smarter

Open Access Government lifts the lid on a recent survey about working conditions today which reveals that most employees can work smarter, given the chance
driverless cars

The rise of driver assistance technology

When we look at buying a new car, the technology on offer can often sway our decision. As technology advances though, so too does our range of driver-assistance tools.