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England’s housing crisis: Is a distracted government the last to listen to obvious answers?

Chris Bailey of Action on Empty Homes asks if in England’s housing crisis, is a distracted government the last to listen to obvious answers?
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Anaemia: Challenges and concerns on iron deficiency

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group provides an overall perspective and analysis on the public health concern of anaemia, including the challenges and concerns when it comes to iron deficiency.
European Economic and Social Committee

The priorities of the European Economic and Social Committee: Where citizens can have their...

Gianluca Brunetti, Secretary General of the European Economic and Social Committee charts the organisation’s priorities, defined as a place where citizens can have their say.
clean energy infrastructure, The European Commission

EU funding: £649 million for clean energy infrastructure

The European Commission is releasing €750 million (£649 million) of funding for clean energy infrastructure projects, such as nine priority corridors for integrating renewable energy into multiple countries.
biomedical research

Employing “living biobanks” to advance biomedical research

A group of seasoned experts from the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories explain the notion of employing “living biobanks” to advance the field of biomedical research.
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Screening social media: How can we keep children from inappropriate content?

In this article, Alastair Graham discusses the need for screening social media; touching on infamous cases, government responsibilities and questions of immaturity.
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Scientists create global maps to stop mosquito-borne diseases

Researchers at The University of Oxford have created the most accurate global distribution maps to date for mosquito-borne diseases such as Dengue and Zika, to help stop these diseases.
children with special educational needs

Is the UK education system equipped to look after children with special educational needs?

Where The Trade Buys conduct a study to explore how well equipped the UK education system is to look after children with special educational needs (SEN).

Ageing and chronic kidney disease (CKD): The phosphate connection in biomedical science

Dr Makoto Kuro-o from the Division of Anti-Aging Medicine, Jichi Medical University in Japan gives a fascinating glimpse into an aspect of biomedical science that concerns the subject of how phosphate accelerates ageing, including his thoughts on chronic kidney disease (CKD).
UK Aid for cyclone, cyclone idai in mozambique

Extra £12 million in UK aid for Cyclone Idai

UK Aid is sending £12 million to the survivors of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawai and Zimbabwe, in addition to the £6 million announced on Monday.

Innovative methods to preserve pelagic fish species

Turid Rustad, Professor at NTNU sheds light on innovative methods to preserve pelagic fish species.

The future of healthcare is created in the OuluHealth ecosystem in Finland

OuluHealth ecosystem is a one-of-a-kind network of committed stakeholders from Oulu in Finland that strive to transform healthcare on a global scale and, as a result, improve people’s lives.
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UK investigates crime-fighting AI for racial discrimination

The globally unique Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation will work with the Race Disparity Unit to examine AI potentially making racially discriminative decisions in crime and justice.
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New report reveals digital technology can help alleviate loneliness

A new report commissioned by Vodafone UK reveals that digital technology can help alleviate loneliness among the over 50s.
UK's most stressed cities, affected by stress

The UK’s most stressed cities, ages and professions

In 2018 it was reported that 74% of the UK felt too overwhelmed or stressed to cope, but a year on: Which city, age and professions are the most affected by stress?
women in fintech, Kene partners

Women in FinTech: Fresh perspectives

As Rosie Silk, R&D Tax Manager at Kene Partners, explains, with the right working policies and role models, concerns about women in Fintech that should be rapidly consigned to history.
childhood obesity

Addressing the childhood obesity crisis

Childhood obesity is one of the biggest health challenges of our generation but it is not on everyone’s agenda despite the staggering statistics which continue to get worse.

Google fined £1.29 billion for abusive online advertising practices

The European Commission has fined Google £1.29 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules, due to abusive online advertising conduct for over 10 years.
digital transformation projects

Five reasons why your digital transformation projects could be failing

Natasha Bougourd, Lead Applications Writer, TSG, highlights the five most common reasons as to why digital transformation projects fail, in this report
homeless veterans

Homeless veterans to be supported through £1 million boost

Homeless veterans will be supported through an extra £1 million boost, the Communities Secretary, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP has announced.

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