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immunology

Translating basic immunology to innovative and sustainable solutions for animal health and welfare

Infectious diseases are a major cause for animal suffering and production losses in livestock and at the same time, often being zoonotic, represent a...

The European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs AISBL

The European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE) is Europe’s principal trade body for small to medium-sized innovative companies working in the field of pharmaceuticals....

How does Europe meet 21st Century challenges

The EU and its Member States have faced unprecedented challenges in recent years. Citizens rightly demand more jobs and long term sustainable growth. They...
drug

Drug development for Alzheimer’s disease

Ramón Cacabelos, of EuroEspes Biomedical Research Center discusses the strides being made in drug development for Alzheimer's disease... Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a major problem of...

Nearly zero energy building solutions

The background of building renovation in both Nordic and European projects, where actual energy use is quite often 30-40% higher in practice compared to...

How mathematical pathology can characterise cancer

Mathematics pathology is a research branch of pathology in which mathematics and physical principals are applied to the study of diseases. In this field of cancer research, the objective of mathematical pathology is to explain the structural and functional mechanisms that control cancer.
HIV

Funding the future of HIV in the UK

Debbie Laycock, Head of Policy at the Terrence Higgins Trust sheds light on the future of HIV among budget cuts and already stretched key...
Chemistry

Understanding the links between chemistry and climate change

Santiago V. Luis, Chair of the Chemistry and Environment Network at EuCheMS outlines how chemistry can play a vital role in tackling climate change
roadworks

Unmanned roadworks could see £5,000 fines levied at councils

The Department for Transport had revealed new proposals that could see councils fined for leaving roadworks unattended during weekends… Local authorities and utility companies could...

MPs tell bank chiefs to improve IT security

Banks are being urged to improve their computer systems after MPs warned they do not “appear to be up to the job”… MPs on the...
careers advice

Schools must push apprenticeships when offering careers advice

A new law will ensure schools give equal exposure to non-academic career routes … School career guidance must highlight non-academic routes as well as academic....

MPs warn the UK is vulnerable to epidemics

Difficulties manufacturing vaccines could leave the UK vulnerable to future epidemic… A new report from MPs on the Science and Technology Committee has warned the...
online credit transaction

How to make the Digital Single Market consumer-driven

Agustin Reyna, Senior Legal Officer at BEUC – The European Consumer Organisation outlines the 3 key areas needed from the Digital Single Market Strategy…  Success...
dementia

Assisting people to live well with dementia

Colin Capper, Head of Research Development and Evaluation at Alzheimer’s Society details how assistive technology can help people with dementia lead independent lives…  There are...

Devolution plans in jeopardy due to austerity

A new report has warned austerity measures are having a serious impact on northern devolution plans… Austerity measures are preventing economic growth outside the capital,...
sugar tax

20 per cent sugar tax in hospital cafes

NHS England has said it will impose a sugar tax in hospitals and health centres across England to tackle obesity… A 20 per cent tax...

Migrant crisis: inside Dunkirk’s refugee camp

Two friends tell Editor Amy Caddick about their journey to a migrant camp near Dunkirk, France, and explain the terrible conditions facing refugees bedding down there...
graduate

Leading employers fighting for top graduates

An improvement in the jobs market has led to the UK’s leading employers fighting over top candidates… A new report has found top graduates are...

Reducing the obesity burden

Dr João Breda and Jo Jewell from WHO Regional Office for Europe highlight the latest projections in regards to obesity throughout Europe and how WHO...

Rapid change of the Arctic climate system and its global influences

Dr Takashi Yamanouchi from the National Institute of Polar Research highlights the Green Network of Excellence (GRENE) Arctic Climate Change Research project and its...

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