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International Day of Women and Girls in Science: STEM skills gap

Here, Ten industry experts share their advice with Open Access Government, as to how and why businesses and educational institutes can help close the STEM skills gap.
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Can apprenticeships increase the UK’s STEM skills?

According to a report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the current lack of UK STEM skilled workers is costing the nation's economy £1.5 billion annually.
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Women keen to develop engineering and STEM skills

As the country marks International Women in Engineering Day on June 23rd, figures revealed by Open Study College show engineering courses ranked within the top 10 most popular courses for women.
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The importance of STEM skills and closing the gap

Mark Brownridge, Director General of the Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) highlights the importance of STEM skills for the future of the private sector and how to close the current gap, here.
STEM skills

What can tech businesses do to address the STEM skills shortage?

A recent STEM skills indicator showed that businesses at the cutting edge of the industrial economy are feeling the effects of a lack of STEM skills in the UK workforce. Rich Mortimer, Chief People Officer, Egress Software Technologies, discusses how tech business can address the issue.
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Focus on skills: Why apprentices are the future for businesses

Here we look at how and why apprentices are a crucial part of the future of growing businesses, particularly as the need for re-skilling becomes ever more prevalent.
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Pivoting people’s skills to the tech sector is key to boosting the jobs economy

Kanishka Misal, MD of InfinityGlobal.io, argues that the UK must pivot people’s skills to the hundreds of thousands of roles emerging in the tech sector in order to strengthen the jobs economy.
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H2020 TRI-HP Project: Trigeneration systems based on heat pumps

Here, we learn about the TRI-HP Project that concerns trigeneration systems based on heat pumps with natural refrigerants and multiple renewable sources.
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Combatting back-to-work anxiety in STEM

In this article, we will explore back-to-work anxiety in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) industries and how to combat it.
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Healthcare systems must uncover data blind spots to drive change post-COVID-19

Dr Anas Nader, CEO at Patchwork Health explains why healthcare providers must make greater efforts to gather, analyse and act upon data blind spots to drive change post-COVID-19.
digital skills gap

How COVID has expedited Government’s response to the digital skills gap

Justin Cooke, Chief Content and Partnerships Officer at FutureLearn, discusses how COVID has expedited the Government’s response to upskilling and reskilling the workforce to tackle the digital skills gap.
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Encouraging children into STEM throughout lockdown and beyond

Here, we highlight how parents can continue to encourage children into STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects during lockdown and beyond.
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How blockchain can tackle the issue of healthcare skills shortages?

Alejandro Coca, Head of Business at TrueProfile.io, outlines the role that blockchain-enabled technologies can play in addressing the rise in skill shortages across the NHS.
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Human motion capture through a novel wearable multi-linkage sensory system

Jen-Yuan (James) Chang, Distinguished Professor at the Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, lifts the lid on human motion capture through a novel wearable multi-linkage sensory system.
digital skills gap

Digital skills gap in Europe: Training people for the future

Nabila Salem, President of Revolent Group, discusses how training people for the future can help fill the digital skills gap in Europe.
global learning health system

Enabling a global learning health system through genomic standards

Peter Goodhand and Angela Page from Global Alliance for Genomics and Health, explain their thoughts on enabling a global learning health system through genomic standards.
STEM education

The importance of fueling children’s curiosity in STEM education

Victoria Playford, Headteacher at The Mulberry House School, discusses why it is important to engage and encourage children's curiosity in STEM education from a young age.
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A systemic approach to education, research and innovation in the EU

Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, describes a systemic approach to education, research and innovation in the European Union.
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agROBOfood: A pan-European Digital Innovation Hub network for Robotics in Agri-food systems

Learn about building, loading and demonstrating a pan-European Digital Innovation Hub network for Robotics in Agri-food systems (agROBOfood).
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Can the governments edtech strategy modernise the education system?

Stewart Watts, Vice-President EMEA, D2L, evaluates how technology has the potential to modernise the education system with a specific focus on the governments 2020 edtech strategy.

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