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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
chiral amines

Molecular science: The importance of sustainable manufacturing of chiral amines

Francesco Mutti, Professor of Biocatalysis at the University of Amsterdam’s Van’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) highlights an aspect of molecular science that concerns the sustainable manufacturing of chiral amines
Poor mental health

Poor mental health in the workplace

Poor mental health in the UK is a pressing national problem that needs immediate attention. Unfortunately, one does not need to look far to find cases of professionals suffering from mental health issues
home ownership

Home ownership dream is still alive for UK teens

Two-thirds of UK teens still expect to own a home within the next ten years, according to a new report on the issues facing young people today
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.
gender or age

UK managers feel their gender or age hinders confidence in the...

Half of UK managers feel their gender or age has diminished colleagues’ confidence in them and women are five times more likely to feel that their gender hinders confidence in them in the workplace 
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.