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Edtech revolution: Benefits, costs and a modern learning experience

In an interview with Open Access Government, Murray Morrison, founder of Tassomai, shares his thoughts on the edtech revolution with reference to the benefits, costs, and how it can create a modern learning experience.

Supporting LGBTQ+ mental health in the workplace

David Price, CEO and workplace wellbeing expert at Health Assured, discusses how companies can offer support for LGBTQ+ mental health in the workplace.
smarter working

An insight into flexible, collaborative and smarter working

We spoke to Kevin Turner, Digital Workplace Strategy Lead at Unisys, to find out his thoughts on flexible, collaborative and smarter working and how improved office technology has aided the movement towards not working more.
academic drug discovery research

The ‘why’ and ‘what’ of academic drug discovery research at the University of Strathclyde

Prof Colin J Suckling OBE DSc FRSE from the Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, details the ‘why’ and ‘what’ of academic drug discovery research at the University of Strathclyde, as well as his thoughts on the value of a chemistry degree.
physical and mental health, pets

How pets can improve your physical and mental health

Certain pets in your home can improve both your physical and mental health, your social skills and your body’s ability to fight off the development of allergies.
high-stress careers, CBD oil, mental health

Brits in high-stress careers would consider CBD oil for mental health

More than a fifth of Brits say they work more than 50 hours a week in high-stress careers, leading to an increase in cases of anxiety and depression.
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50% of millennials would pick CBD oil over prescriptions for mental health

Eos Scientific has commissioned research across a sample of more than 2000 UK adults exploring the growing shift in health-conscious millennials seeking CBD oil over prescriptions for mental health.
Global Britain

Blockchain can help the NHS and ‘Global Britain’ take off

René Seifert, co-founder of TrueProfile.io, suggests that now is the time for healthcare regulators and NHS recruiters to turn to Blockchain-enabled identity verification services as post-Brexit ‘Global Britain’ takes off.
augmented and virtual reality

Is augmented and virtual reality technology essential for education?

Dave Kenworthy, Director of Digital Services at CoSector, questions whether or not the education sector should be adopting augmented and virtual reality technology to improve learning experiences for all.
Space exploration

Space exploration: The ultimate test of our capabilities

Here, Dr. John Bates, CEO at Eggplant, discusses how mission-critical software testing for space exploration can be done quickly and efficiently with the aid of new technology.
menopause and mental health

What women need to know about menopause and mental Health

Here, Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, discusses everything that women need to know about menopause and the effects it can have on your mental health.
unhealthy food,

Protecting children from harmful food marketing

Professor Amandine Garde highlights the growing recognition of unhealthy food marketing as a major children’s rights issue, and what can and should be done to address it.
systemic approach to education

A systemic approach to education, research and innovation in the EU

Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, describes a systemic approach to education, research and innovation in the European Union.
fire safety, housing providers,

Housing providers must become insight-driven to increase fire safety

Mark Holdsworth, Director at Civica argues here that housing providers must become insight-driven to increase fire safety.

The biology of “love”: Lessons from prairie voles

Sue Carter, Director of The Kinsey Institute, discusses the fascinating nature of prairie voles and explains how they can teach us about the biology of “love”.
healing power

Love as healing power

Dr Sue Carter, Director of the Kinsey Institute provides an expert insight into the role of oxytocin, a hormone that helps to explain the healing power of love
Global Food Research

Global Food Research: Will front-of-the-package warning labels change our eating habits?

The Global Food Research Program shares their perspective on targeting ultra-processed foods with front-of-the-package warning labels, which is the only impactful approach.
dark metabolome

Putting a spotlight on the dark metabolome

David S. Wishart discusses metabolomics, how the field is breaking into biochemical mysteries and the “dark metabolome”.
Prevention of Pain

European Pain Federation: The year for the Prevention of Pain

The European Pain Federation has announced that the theme to this years European Year Against Pain event will be the Prevention of Pain.
cannabis businesses

Addressing how cannabis businesses are banked: Room for improvement?

With attention turning in the U.S. and elsewhere to how cannabis businesses are banked, John Binns, Partner at BCL Solicitors LLP, gets into the weeds of how UK banks have been addressing the issue, as well as the prospects for improvement.

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