Research & Innovation eBooks

EUFAR promotes airborne research

EUFAR supports and develops airborne research projects to boost earth system understanding and weather prediction innovation in Europe

Using rainfall to understand climate change

The School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at Newcastle University explains how data from rainfall can be used to help adapt to climate change

Drug development for neurodegenerative diseases

Professor Duncan McHale, Head Global Exploratory Development at UCB discusses the challenge of developing drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases

Asteroseismology: utilising the full extent of its power

The Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research highlights asteroseismology and what we can learn from the stars and their oscillations

Acute respiratory distress syndrome: complex and under-recognised

Matthieu Jabaudon, Université Clermont Auvergne outlines the complexities of acute respiratory distress syndrome and opportunities for precision medicines

Reducing energy consumption through optimised robot systems

Bengt Lennartson at Chalmers University of Technology explains how you can save up to 30% of energy and 50% peak power by optimised robot systems

FinnFusion: advancing fusion research in Finland

The FinnFusion Consortium outlines how fusion energy could be a potential energy source in Finland and be the key to the country becoming carbon neutral

Innovine project: adapting vineyards to climate change

How can The Innovine Project help vineyard growers throughout the EU develop better quality vines in a world where climate change is a key challenge?

Aircraft loads: What are they and why are they important?

Many aerospace engineering degree courses do not focus on aircraft loads, despite its importance. The ALPES project is changing this via new technologies
Viruses and Cancer

Viruses and cancer: Should we be more afraid?

During the past 30 years it has become exceedingly clear that several viruses play significant roles in the development of various cancers in humans
Ingenuity Lab tackling climate change

Embrace the possible: Tackling climate change with technology

Earth’s climate is changing, but this has been happening since its creation; to deal with anthropogenic climate change we need to embrace technology
Blue sky research ebook cover

Blue sky research: Is it worth the investment?

In his latest ebook, Professor Colin Suckling of the University of Strathclyde tackles the question: Is there any evidence that the cumulative output of research over the last 50 years has been valuable?
Norwegian Arctic ebook Norwegian Polar Institute

The Norwegian Arctic: A rapidly changing climate

The Arctic is warming more rapidly than any other region on the planet. The northern Barents Region is a Norwegian Arctic hotspot that has changed 2-4 times faster than other parts of the Arctic during the last three decades.
Honeywell Hymatic

Cryogenic technologies for precision tactical and space applications

Through expertise in Joule-Thomson cryogenic coolers, linear Stirling cycle cryocoolers and compressors and extensive knowledge of long life stored energy technologies, Honeywell offers customers an integrated solution for their cooling requirements.
Uni of Strathclyde

It’s a Question of Balance – Broadening Concepts of Drug Discovery

Professor Colin Suckling discusses drug discovery and how a linear approach is no longer relevant… Since the 1960s it’s been accepted that the way to discover new drugs is to take a well-characterised disease with a good understanding of the biological cause of the disease.
University of Texas Health

Mathematical Modeling of Drug Delivery via Nanoparticles in Cancer Treatment

Cancer is a complex and heterogeneous disease. Despite all efforts to fight cancer, it continues to impact every segment of society. For example, many patients fail conventional cancer therapies, including chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery; and it is still difficult for physicians to predict a treatment outcome with certainty.
LMU

Settlement Archaeology Research in Egypt & Sudan

Ancient settlements and urban sites offer the keys to more direct understanding of cultures, but they are very challenging in exploration. The ERC Across-Borders project accepts this challenge and focuses on settlement patterns in Egypt and Sudan in the 2nd Millennium BC.
UCB

Neurodegenerative diseases

Neurodegenerative diseases are a growing global challenge as medical advances ensures more individuals live longer. By 2020 there will be more than 40 million individuals in the world with Alzheimer’s disease and by 2040, without the development of truly disease modifying drugs this will be more than 80 million.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Anatomy and Cell Biology

Dr. Troy Harkness’ lab at the University of Saskatchewan, in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, has used funds provided by the CIHR Institute of Aging to advance our knowledge of how cells age using budding yeast as a model. Over the past 2 decades it has been...
Dr Ginny Stewart

Point-of-care ultrasound in shortness of breath and intravenous access

Dr Stewart is is the founding Emergency Ultrasound Director and Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director for Riverside Medical Group.  As a practicing Emergency Physician in North Carolina, USA; Dr Stewart is also working as Assistant Professor for Eastern Virginia Medical School. Point-of-care ultrasound This educational resource is designed to provide clinicians with practical knowledge of point-of-care ultrasound that translates...

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