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“Let’s not settle for good practice when designing heat networks”

Ruben Vos, Heat Network Specialist from Hysopt, discusses the importance of investing in digital twin software when designing heat networks.
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Astronomy: Mysteries of the Sizzling Solar Corona

Professor Shadia Habbal from Institute for Astronomy – University of Hawaii, explores and introduces the Mysteries of the Sizzling Solar Corona.
health procurement

Public sector health procurement: Spark DPS

Helen Dempster, Founder of Karantis360, explores the benefits of Spark DPS and what future developments are required to improve the public sector health procurement journey even further.
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Oxford and AstraZeneca vaccine is 70.4% effective

The UK's answer to Pfizer and Moderna, the Oxford and AstraZeneca vaccine, has proven to be exactly 70.4% effective against COVID-19.
new build homes

How will new build homes be heated in the future?

Stuart Urquhart, Legal Director at UK law firm TLT LLP, walks us through how new build homes will be heated in the future.
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Shanghai mathematical model predicts when schools can be opened

Educators can use a COVID-19 framework to make school opening decisions - based on a Shanghai mathematical model using contact data from China.
CBD Blended Tinctures

Innovative Pioneers of the Hemp Trade

Elixinol, Merges Water-Soluble Technology with THC-Free CBD in a New Range of CBD Blended Tinctures.
District heating and cooling

How innovative district heating networks reduce the consumption of fossil energy

Roberto Fedrizzi, Coordinator Sustainable Heating and Cooling Systems at EURAC Research, explores how low-grade renewable and waste heat can be effectively recovered in district heating and cooling networks.
drugs and medicines

The role of plants in drugs and medicines

Dr Deborah Lee from Dr Fox Online Pharmacy sheds light on the role of plants in drugs and medicines in this absorbing analysis.
bio-based fertilisers

Bio-based fertilisers: A potential move towards the circular economy?

Aarthi Janakiraman, Research Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, analyses bio-based fertilisers and ponders if they are a potential move towards the circular economy.
blue aquaculture

Can blue aquaculture be the green protein of the future?

Dawn Purchase, Aquaculture Programme Manager at the Marine Conservation Society considers if blue aquaculture can be the green protein of the future.
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Lesbian and bisexual women more likely to have substance addictions

Sexual minorities, especially women, are more likely to have substance addictions due to discrimination, stress and childhood trauma.
youth wellness

Pathways to youth resilience

Dr Christine Wekerle from McMaster University discusses youth health risks and why resilience is crucial to youth wellness.
sustainable coastal systems

Climate services for resilient and sustainable coastal systems

Prof Dr Daniela Jacob at Climate Service Centre Germany (GERICS), explains here how climate services safeguard the development of resilient and sustainable coastal systems.
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Researchers predict “faster and hotter” wildfires in California and Nevada

Scientists looked at calculations of how dry the air could become throughout the 21st century - it seems that wildfires in California and Nevada are predicted to increase in ferocity.
remote hiring

The future of recruitment and remote hiring

Catalina Schveninger, Chief People Officer at FutureLearn, shares their expert advice on how employers can make the most of remote hiring.
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US healthcare workers could get Pfizer vaccine in December

Today (20 November) Pfizer and BioNTech are sending their drug for approval to the FDA, meaning that the most vulnerable Americans could get the vaccine in December.
outdated automation

What is the true cost of outdated automation for businesses?

Neil Kinson, Chief of Staff, Redwood Software, explores what the true cost of outdated automation is and explains how businesses can discover the root cause of the automation gap to find a solution.
Brain conditions

Brain conditions, mental and neurological alike

Prof Monica Di Luca, President, European Brain Council, sheds light on brain conditions, mental and neurological alike, starting with comment on the burdens presented.
Rural relevance

Rural relevance to economic levelling up

Nigel Wilcock, Executive Director of the Institute of Economic Development, lifts the lid on rural relevance to economic levelling up.

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