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Curing the UK inflation rate: investment, high labour productivity, high wages

The UK inflation rate rose massively in 2022, exacerbating the cost-of-living crisis across the country. What can be done to counter these economic burdens?
Darmstadt is a city in the Bundesland (federal state) of Hesse in Germany, located in the southern part of the Rhine Main Area.

Trust in data sharing will make walkable neighbourhoods a reality

To achieve a walkable neighbourhood or 15-minute neighbourhood, we need to build trust in data sharing - but the public are still sceptical.
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Preparing Horizon Europe Missions for first evaluations

The targeted R&D Horizon Europe missions enter their third year and, with that, are facing their midpoint review.
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Agricultural innovation: Farmer-led research to receive starter funding

To increase farmer-led research in the  agricultural sector towards net zero, farmers, growers or foresters who have ideas for solving major business problems can apply for funding.
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How to ensure big events have positive long-term impacts

Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett analyses the economic, health, and communal benefit of big events, outlining five key principles for event organisers.
This image by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope’s Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam) features the central region of the Chamaeleon I dark molecular cloud, which resides 630 light years away. The cold, wispy cloud material (blue, center) is illuminated in the infrared by the glow of the young, outflowing protostar Ced 110 IRS 4 (orange, upper left). The light from numerous background stars, seen as orange dots behind the cloud, can be used to detect ices in the cloud, which absorb the starlight passing through them

JWST: Capturing the secrets of space ice chemistry on video

Different particles of space ice have been discovered by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) in a molecular cloud’s darkest and coldest regions.
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Could edtech be the shared language for EAL pupils in the classroom?

Helen Abell, Principal, reflects on how edtech solutions have helped teachers who support EAL pupils in their progress.
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Brainomix & Visionable: Delivering complete stroke solutions

Brainomix & Visionable technologies provide full pathway stroke solutions for teams, reducing workload and improving patient outcomes.
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What factors to consider when choosing a university in the UK

What is the decision-making process in choosing a university, and how is it far more than deciding which subject to study?
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Electric mobility trends: 2023 to be the turning point for heavy vehicles

Rising electricity prices, inflation and the scarcity of raw materials have cast doubt on the future prospects of electric mobility – so what is the future of the electric car?
Investment risk and uncertainty in the real estate housing market

Will there be a housing market crash in 2023?

With just an 8% chance that house prices will drop this year, an all-out housing market crash is almost impossible.

Making carbon capture affordable and accessible (VIDEO)

Scientists from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory reveal their success in making carbon capture more affordable and widespread.
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Gender savings gap: Women save 35% less than men in the UK

Women across the UK save a third less than their male counterparts due to a gender savings gap, leaving a disparity of 40% between men and women at the age of retirement.
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How can we effectively deliver sustainability in schools?

Students' concerns surrounding the climate emergency are growing, and delivering sustainability in schools has become critical.

The electric mobility transition to net-zero with EV charging

Mer Charging UK Ltd demonstrates how the future of the electric mobility transition promises greater strides toward net zero.
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What does the future hold for smart contracts?

Contracts are going digital. With certain online asset transactions already using blockchain-based software as their primary mode of contractual agreement, what does the future hold for 'smart' contracts?
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Day Tripper: is LSD and magic mushroom microdosing the future?

Kath Temple, Psychologist, discusses the history, politics and science behind LSD and magic mushroom microdosing.
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UK degrees with the best prospects for 2023

An investment in knowledge is the best investment and this applies to what is arguably our first investment in life - our education. Here's what UK degrees are best for 2023.
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How the new ESPR legislation will impact intellectual asset protection

To encourage the use of data in improving sustainability, the EU is working on a new proposal – the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Requirements (ESPR).
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The crucial elements of a successful student engagement analytics  strategy

Professor Neil Morris, Digital Education Consultant, discusses what you need for a successful student engagement analytics strategy.

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