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Transprecision computing, OPRECOMP

OPRECOMP: Transprecision computing for energy efficiency

Cristiano Malossi, PhD, Manager AI Automation at IBM Research – Zurich tells us what we need to know about the OPRECOMP project that concerns transprecision computing for energy efficiency.
opioid epidemic

How can e-Learning for Healthcare help overcome the ‘opioid epidemic’?

Here, we learn all about the ‘opioid epidemic’ and how e-Learning for Healthcare’s e-PAIN programme is helping NHS staff to overcome it.
a green recovery

The Race to Zero – Triggering a Green Recovery

The race to net-zero carbon and a green recovery is on, and here, Prof. Dr. Raimund Bleischwitz explains how this will require systems thinking.
digital transformation, OPEX

Providing solutions and services to ensure successful NHS digitalisation during COVID-19

Craig Hartley, UK Business Development Manager for OPEX Business Machines GmbH explains how their solutions are helping both the NHS and the wider Public Sector achieve digital transformation.
Social pretend play

Why social pretend play should be promoted in preschools

Scientists from the University of Konstanz and Thurgau University of Teacher Education investigate the importance of social pretend play for children’s social-emotional development, suggesting educational strategies to support children’s play.
heat pumps london, decarbonising

Heat pumps are vital for decarbonising London’s energy sector

According to a new report, decarbonising the heat sector with mass deployment of heat pumps is critical to London achieving net zero emission targets.
Tenant health

iOpt: Why IoT collaboration is at the heart of building a healthier nation

Here, Founder and Managing Director of iOpt Dane Ralston, features a case study of iOpt’s breakthrough collaboration with Renfrewshire Council, one which could fundamentally change the way the UK manages housing stock – and deliver benefits in cost-saving, energy efficiency and tenant health.
progressive state leadership, international development

Progressive State Leadership: A Vision for the New FCDO

Here, Richard Beardsworth continues his series on the nature of progressive state leadership, asking how the present merger of British diplomacy and development could promote progressive global leadership in a post-Brexit UK.
next big pandemic

Antimicrobial resistance: The next big pandemic?

Josep Figueras and Anna Sagan from the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies focus here on antimicrobial resistance and ponder whether or not this could be the next big pandemic.
permafrost carbon emissions

The unaccounted-for side of permafrost carbon

Considering carbon as a lone entity during permafrost thaw is likely to lead to over-confident projections of permafrost carbon emissions, highlights Sophie Opfergelt, Earth and Life Institute, UCLouvain, Belgium.
digital transformation, digital solutions

A world of accelerated digital transformation

In the digital age, it is vital to recognise cybersecurity as a real threat, and EHJ & SJ Consultancy Ltd are providing digital solutions to match our world of accelerated digital transformation.
IT Pro Day

IT Pro Day: Why are IT professionals crucial to businesses?

In recognition of this year's IT Pro Day, Open Access Government asks nine technology experts why IT professionals are the backbone of all businesses.
critical raw materials, sustainable Europe

Plans for Europe’s raw materials supply to be more secure and sustainable

The European Commission is introducing an Action Plan on critical raw materials to aid the transition to a more secure and sustainable supply chain.
Sustainable agriculture

Sustainable agriculture in Japan

Open Access Government explores how Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is working towards sustainably reducing the environmental impact of agriculture and livestock.
indigenous youth resilience, life

Indigenous youth resilience: Water protectors

Dr Dawn Martin-Hill and Dr Christine Wekerle from McMaster University highlight Indigenous youth resilience research, including comment on what water teaches us.
Energy supplies

Energy policy: Reliable, affordable, and clean

Open Access Government explores the priorities of the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy for ensuring that the UK has secure energy supplies that are reliable, affordable, and clean.
orbital debris, space force

“Space 2.0” and the problem of orbital debris

Dr David Carroll from CU Aerospace LLC says that there are advantages to nano-satellites and the Space 2.0 environment, but they exacerbate the problem of orbital debris.
Smart aid

The new development partnership: Smart aid for Africa

Jong-Dae Park, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in South Africa, discusses smart aid and sustainable development for Africa post COVID-19.
Large scale digital transformations

Bringing real-world acceleration to large scale digital transformations

Dom Carter, Sales Director at Axiologik charts how the firm brings real-world acceleration to large scale digital transformations.
virtual tourism covid

Is virtual tourism the new way to travel the world?

A new proposal for virtual tourism using livestreaming and mathematical techniques could help revitalise an industry that has been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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