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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.
biomedical research

Employing “living biobanks” to advance biomedical research

A group of seasoned experts from the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories explain the notion of employing “living biobanks” to advance the field of biomedical research.
iron deficiency, anaemia

Anaemia: Challenges and concerns on iron deficiency

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group provides an overall perspective and analysis on the public health concern of anaemia, including the challenges and concerns when it comes to iron deficiency.
England's housing crisis

England’s housing crisis: Is a distracted government the last to listen...

Chris Bailey of Action on Empty Homes asks if in England’s housing crisis, is a distracted government the last to listen to obvious answers?

Google fined £1.29 billion for abusive online advertising practices

The European Commission has fined Google £1.29 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules, due to abusive online advertising conduct for over 10 years.
climate change research centre

UK gets new £5 million climate change research centre

Cardiff University has been selected as the main hub for a £5 million climate change research centre to explore how we can live differently to achieve the rapid and far-reaching emissions cuts required to address climate change.
Energy Efficiency Directive

A view on the revised Energy Efficiency Directive

The revised Energy Efficiency Directive is placed under the spotlight here by Miroslav Poche MEP from the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament.
children with special educational needs

Is the UK education system equipped to look after children with...

Where The Trade Buys conduct a study to explore how well equipped the UK education system is to look after children with special educational needs (SEN).
local councils, 5G

Smart thinking: How local councils can embrace 5G 

Local councils could become a key player in the use of these emerging technologies for the benefit of the public, but how can they make this digital shift part of their long-term forecasting, and ensure that 5G projects are a success?
UK's most stressed cities, affected by stress

The UK’s most stressed cities, ages and professions

In 2018 it was reported that 74% of the UK felt too overwhelmed or stressed to cope, but a year on: Which city, age and professions are the most affected by stress?
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.