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Harnessing energy from nuclear fusion

Matteo Barbarino, Sehila Gonzalez de Vicente and Danas Ridikas from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) give some useful information about harnessing energy nuclear fusion.
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How EU decisions affect fish, the ocean and life on earth

Rebecca Hubbard, Programme Director of the Our Fish campaign, reveals precisely how EU decisions affect fish, the ocean and life on earth.
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Promoting public health in the European Union Member States

Here, we take a look at some recent examples of how public health in European Union Member States has been supported by the outgoing European Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis.
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Learning about earthquakes in Taiwan

Here, we learn about earthquakes in Taiwan, including the causes of them, the benefits of the Earthquake Early Warning System and the real-time seismic network in the country.
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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: An incurable lung disease

Steve Jones, Chair Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis and Board Member EU-IPFF and Gisli Jenkins from Nottingham University Hospitals, explain idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), an incurable lung disease.

The Digital Single Market: A focus on robotics and artificial intelligence

Here, we focus on robotics and artificial intelligence, two areas that come under the European Commission’s wider Digital Single Market policy.
Cannabis-based medicines

Cannabis-based medicines as a treatment for epilepsy in the UK

Sam Mountney, Senior Policy & Campaigns Officer at Epilepsy Action, shares his expertise on cannabis-based medicines as a treatment for epilepsy in the UK.
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Overcoming obstacles to digital transformation

Darren Watkins, Managing Director of VIRTUS Data Centres explains his thoughts on overcoming the obstacles to digital transformation.
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Procurement: Engaging third-party resources

Gareth Clark, Deputy Director – Professional Services, Crown Commercial Service guides us through a number of agreements that the organisation offers when it comes to procurement (engaging third-party resources).
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Agile working is key to work-life balance and business profitability

Shella Snehi, a specialist employment lawyer at Excello Law, argues that agile working is key to work-life balance and business profitability.
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Science of attraction: How to source and retain top talent in STEM

Inez Cornell at Radleys identifies what companies and universities can be doing to not only attract top talent and encourage people to pursue a career within science but how to retain employees, as well.
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World Food Day: “Future-proof our food systems”

Here, we have comment from Andre Laperrière from Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) on the importance of future-proofing the food system.
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What was the first year of GDPR like? Where is it heading?

Ius Laboris share their thoughts on what the first year of GDPR looked like and where they see it heading in the future.
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The role of parents’ in helping children to develop language

Bob Reitemeier, Chief Executive of I CAN, focuses on the crucial role of parents’ in helping children to develop language.
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Could technology help break down barriers to patient flow in the healthcare system?

Neil Laycock, Managing Director of Healthcare, Servelec, explores the potential for digital solutions to change the narrative on managing precious assets in the healthcare environment.
Medical devices policy

Medical devices policy: Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Here, we look at medical devices policy of Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. The Ministry now has Katsunobu Katō in place, who very recently replaced Nemoto Takumi as the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare in the country.
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Marine energy test facilities accelerating commercial deployment: Importance of test facilities

Sarina Motmans from the West Flanders Development Agency POM, along with MET-CERTIFIED partners from Ghent University, the European Marine Energy Centre and the Dutch Marine Energy Centre underline the importance of marine energy test facilities when it comes to accelerating commercial deployment.
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Conserving and sustainably managing the world’s important ecosystems

The Office of Conservation & Water coordinates the development of U.S. foreign policy on conserving and sustainably managing the world’s important ecosystems, as we find out here.
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Towards a climate-resilient Baltic Sea

Executive Secretary of HELCOM, Rüdiger Strempel explores the effects of climate change in the Baltic Sea and in this respect, he argues for resilience.
Funding health research

Funding health research: The Canadian Institutes of Health Research

The role of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, when it comes to funding health research in Canada, is explored here, including a look at the work of the Human Development, Child and Youth Health division within that.

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