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GP consultations

Are remote GP consultations here to stay?

Dr Owain Rhys Hughes, founder and CEO of Cinapsis, explores how remote GP consultations are providing opportunities for both patients and the NHS.
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NP11 launch new employment platform for the North

The North versus South narrative is currently making headlines - in the middle of the chaos, NP11 is launching a new employment platform
e-scooters

How can the Department of Transport integrate e-scooters into the existing transport network?

Alex Froom, Chief Product Officer at Zipabout examines the Department for Transport fast-track trials of rental e-scooters and how to integrate them into our existing transport network.
demonstrator programme

Demonstrator Programme helps schools meet the challenges of remote learning

Here we report on the EdTech Demonstrator Programme funded by the Department of Education to help schools and colleges meet the challenges of remote teaching and learning as the second wave of COVID strikes.
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Technology can track crop diseases impacting food security in Africa

New research shows how food security in Africa could be protected by an algorithm that can track diseases in banana crops.
partnership agreement

The UK has signed its first trade deal with Japan

The UK has signed an economic partnership agreement with Japan, the first major trade deal made as an independent trading nation.
international study

The Government must take steps to attract international students

James Pitman, Managing Director of Study Group, argues that the UK must capitalise on restrictive measures implemented against international students in the U.S. and Australia or the economy could lose £20 billion plus net contribution.

The US Election survey: Which candidate is better for the economy?

As the final Presidential debate happens, the US is fast approaching the final days of the campaign – we are running a US Election survey to find out who you think is better for the economy.
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Researchers use people wearing streetwear to collect solar energy

Like something from a sci-fi film, a team of researchers have found a way to collect solar energy from streetwear that people are wearing.
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Ethnic minority students experience disproportionate access to postgraduate studies

Research England and the Office for Students (OfS) are investing £6 million and £2 million into projects to improve access and participation in postgraduate research study (PGR) for Black, Asian and minority ethnic students.
hydroxychloroquine, COVID

Research finds hydroxychloroquine does not work against COVID-19

A study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases found that hydroxychloroquine did not work to protect healthcare professionals from COVID-19.
neurological impacts of COVID-19

Researchers given £2.3m to investigate the neurological impacts of COVID-19

Researchers from the University of Liverpool and King’s College London have received a £2.3 million fund from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to investigate the neurological impacts of COVID-19.
state of nature report, EU

The State of Nature report: “Illegal killing and hunting are biggest pressures”

At EU Green Week, biodiversity is high on the agenda as the The State of Nature report is set to be discussed by a panel of experts - but what did the data tell us?
EU carbon tax

What do manufacturers need to know about the new EU carbon tax policies?

Denise Hatem, Senior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos, shines a light on the forthcoming EU carbon tax policies and advises cross-border manufacturers on how they can prepare for these changes.
extend free school meals, nutrition

MPs vote down measures to extend free school meals over Christmas

Last night, MPs voted 322 to 261 against measures championed by Marcus Rashford to extend free school meals for vulnerable children on the breadline.
herd immunity

The ‘herd immunity’ strategy for COVID-19 is dangerous and unfeasible 

Professor Martin Michaelis and Dr Mark Wass of University of Kent’s School of Biosciences, explain why a herd immunity approach to COVID-19 would include great risk, potentially many deaths, and may simply not work.
eco-friendly fashion

What’s the fuss about eco-friendly fashion?

Here, ethical cleaning company Bio-D, suggest 5 reasons as to why you should switch up your wardrobe and opt for more eco-friendly fashion for the sake of the planet.
Personal Service Company

Advice for contractors closing down their Personal Service Company

John Bell, chartered accountant, insolvency practitioner and Director of Clarke Bell, shares his advice for contractors who are faced with the decision of closing down their Personal Service Company (PSC).
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Eating disorders could be treated via Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy

Researchers found that Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy (VRET) could significantly help people suffering from eating disorders.
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International policy required to control exploited fish stocks

Up until recent Brexit negotiations, discussion over exploited fish stocks has always been National: Where is the international policy agreement?

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