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Ocean sciences: Advancing the frontiers of knowledge

The activities of the Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE), a section of the National Science Foundation (NSF), in advancing the frontiers of knowledge around ocean sciences, are reviewed here by Open Access Government
funding

Supporting and funding research in France

The French National Research Agency (ANR) is a public body which comes under the authority of the Ministry of Research, as this profile of the organisation by Open Access Government discovers
dominating industry

Revealed: Europe’s start-up capital and the most dominating industry

Taking a closer look at the start-up industry in Europe, Paymentsense have conducted research to find out which countries have seen the most significant rise in start-ups between 2013 -2017
research and collaboration

Austria as an international destination for research and collaboration

The Federal Minister of Education, Science & Research promotes Austria as an international destination for research and collaboration, as well as promoting science at the grassroots, as this analysis from Open Access Government reveals
global epidemic

Diabetes: A global epidemic, A local problem

Dr Eleanor D Kennedy, Research Manager at the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation explains why diabetes is a global epidemic and at the same time, a local problem
Ageing

The role of research in Canada for the future of ageing

Dr Yves Joanette, Scientific Director at the CIHR Institute of Aging explores how Canada’s researchers are meeting the needs of an ageing population, now and in the future
beef cattle

Genomics of thermotolerance – helping beef cattle adapt to the climate change

Developing genomic tools for increased thermotolerance in beef cattle is imperative, says University of Florida’s Associate Professor Raluca Mateescu
planet

Climate change: Learning how to negotiate on behalf of the planet

Johanna Bocklet, Research Associate at the Institute of Energy Economics, University of Cologne shares her views on climate change, focussing on learning how to negotiate on behalf of the planet
higher education

The priorities for education and research in Italy

Open Access Government takes a look at the priorities for education and research in Italy, including the recent appointment of a new Minister of Education, University and Research in the country
blockchain

Blockchain in the European Union: How the European Parliament approaches DLTs

Eva Kaili, MEP, Rapporteur of the European Parliament of the Blockchain Resolution, explains her thoughts on blockchain technology in the European Union today
Public sector digital transformation

Public sector digital transformation needs financial leadership to succeed

According to a new report by CIPFA and Eduserv, developments in technology are changing the way public bodies operate and deliver services, but digital preparedness presents challenges for financial teams and requires effective leadership, organisational engagement and insightful risk management
research and innovation in Europe

A fresh approach to research and innovation in Europe

The European Commission’s fresh approach to promoting research and innovation in Europe is placed under the spotlight here by Open Access Government
infectious diseases

The World Health Organization: Tackling infectious diseases in Africa

Open Access Government explores the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in tackling infectious diseases, including tuberculosis (TB)
tackling preventable diseases

Modernising health policy, building up knowledge and tackling preventable diseases

The work of Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, with responsibility for modernising health policy, building up knowledge and tackling preventable diseases
Chemistry in the UK

Chemistry in the UK today

Open Access Government explores the exciting world of chemistry in the UK today, including heterocycles in pharmaceuticals and the importance of inspiring the next generation to work in the field
cereals

The research priorities for the cereals and oilseeds sector

Tim Isaac, Head of Arable at the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board shares his thoughts on research into the cereals & oilseeds sector
infectious diseases in africa

The detection, identification and monitoring of infectious diseases in Africa

The Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance detail the issues around the detection, identification and monitoring of infectious diseases in Africa today
Friction & Sound

Friction & sound: A partnership for better or for worse

Julien Scheibert & Alain Le Bot, researchers at CNRS/Ecole Centrale de Lyon explore the fascinating area of friction & sound, revealing why this is a partnership for better or for worse
dementia research

Greater research investment is needed for a dementia breakthrough

Dr Doug Brown, Chief Policy and Research Officer at Alzheimer’s Society, discusses why more investment is needed in dementia research
data from space

The synergistic use of atmospheric data from space: from research to operational products

Ugo Cortesi (IFAC-CNR), on behalf of the AURORA Consortium, explains the synergistic use of atmospheric data from space

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