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Investing in the future of agriculture

Phil Hogan, Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development at the European Commission details the importance of investment and innovation in agriculture  Agriculture is humankind’s primary...
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The Arctic: A global climate “canary in a coal mine”

Dr Jan-Gunnar Winther, Director of the Norwegian Polar Institute, explains how a dramatically warming Arctic heralds global changes to come It is a documented fact...
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Volcanic and geothermal systems on Earth

The Institute of Earth‘s Sciences and Nordic Volcanic Institute, University of Iceland The ultimate energy source of the Earth‘s interior or heat comes from the...

Volcanology and Geothermal Research

Volcanoes and geothermal and mineral resources – Exploring subsurface geology Most of the economic and energy resources are found in the subsurface. Exploration in the...
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Air Pollution in Europe – An Overview

Gautham Gnanajothi, Senior Industry Analyst & Team Leader – Energy & Environment at Frost & Sullivan highlights the impact of air pollution throughout Europe Looking at...
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Environmental benefits of re-using rainwater

Water UK explains the environmental as well as money saving benefits of recycling and re-using rainwater It might seem difficult to believe but it was...

An innovative technology for industrial wastewater reuse

Water is one of the most important natural resources on Earth. It is not only fundamental to life but also essential to the wealth...
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Addressing EU water challenges

Pavel Misiga, Head of the Water Unit at the European Commission’s Environment DG, outlines how the EU Water Framework Directive can help to ensure clean...

CDM2015 and domestic projects

James Ritchie of The Association for Project Safety answers the questions most raised about the new CDM Regulations with regard to domestic projects The phone...
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Major FM Companies are Achieving BAFE Registration

Global Acceleration Completely Eliminated by Novel Rocket Motor System The public sector continues to make wider use of outsourcing and Facility Management for their fire...

Time to address the skills shortage

Julia Evans, Chief Executive at BSRIA examines the current construction skills shortage and urges action to help promote the industry as an attractive career...

Durability challenges for new and existing reinforced concrete structures

Concrete and reinforced/pre-stressed concrete is and will be the main construction material for civil engineering infrastructure. Much more than in the past this construction...

What is Regeneration about now?

Elizabeth Wrigley, Director at Core Connections gives thought to what regeneration means for towns and cities, and rural areas The word regeneration has for many...

Dhaka, The Productive City

The capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka, is often reminded as a poor, busy and polluted city in the heart of an often-flooded country. For a...

Medical imaging – revolutionising healthcare

Professor Alison Murray, Director of the Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging Centre, University of Aberdeen, explains how medical imaging has transformed healthcare over the years  Modern imaging...

Understanding coronary artery disease in postmenopausal ladies

Dr Stefano Savonitto, Director of Cardiology at Manzoni Hospital sheds light on the risk of heart disease in women  When thinking about their health, women...

Muscling in on myopenia and myosteatosis

The relationship between body composition and risk of disease has become more clearly understood in recent years, as the technology available to non-invasively quantify...
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Musculoskeletal health: perspectives in an ageing society

Dr Benjamin Ellis, Senior Clinical Policy Adviser at Arthritis Research UK details the importance of good musculoskeletal health in an ageing population  Over the last...

The danger of the status quo

Why we need new interventions to battle mosquito-borne diseases Mosquitoes are the most dangerous creature in the world. They kill one person every 12 seconds...

New standards for children’s unscheduled care

Dr Stephanie Smith, Consultant Emergency Paediatrician and spokesperson for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) details the changes needed to children’s...

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