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youth wellness

Pathways to youth resilience

Dr Christine Wekerle from McMaster University discusses youth health risks and why resilience is crucial to youth wellness.
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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.
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What is the true cost of outdated automation for businesses?

Neil Kinson, Chief of Staff, Redwood Software, explores what the true cost of outdated automation is and explains how businesses can discover the root cause of the automation gap to find a solution.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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Delirium could be a sign of COVID-19 in asymptomatic older patients

Asymptomatic older patients of COVID-19 are one of the most difficult to identify - now, researchers find that delirium could be an indicator of the virus
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Cancer challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa

Zisis Kozlakidis, International Agency for Research on Cancer and Chite Asirwa, International Cancer Institute, walk us through the cancer challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa today.
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EU Directive on the energy performance of buildings

Adrian Brewin, Co-Founder of Reid Brewin Architects, provides an opinion commentary about the EU Directive on the energy performance of buildings, including sustainability.
offshore wind capacity, climate

European Commission pledges 60GW offshore wind capacity by 2030

The Commission has proposed a specific goal for their ambitions of climate neutrality by 2050, which is bringing offshore wind capacity up to 60GW by 2030.
pancreatic cancer

Tackling the burden of pancreatic cancer in Europe

Leading pancreatic cancer experts Professor Matthias Löhr and Professor Monique van Leerdam of United European Gastroenterology’s (UEG) Public Affairs Committee discuss the importance of early diagnosis and the latest developments in treatment for pancreatic cancer.
COVID hospitalisation, ethnicity

Afro-Caribbean people with kidney problems face COVID hospitalisation

New research explores the link between ethnicity and ESKD, which finds that Afro-Caribbean patients are four times more likely to undergo COVID hospitalisation.
LGBTQ people in STEM, research

New data examines presence of LGBTQ people in STEM

While US researchers are rightfully examining ethnicity and gender in their fields, the data for LGBTQ people in STEM fields has been notoriously lacking, until now
Social Exclusion

Tackling Social Exclusion Through ‘Smart’ Citizen Engagement

Here, Dr Antonio Paolo Russo tells us all about SMARTDEST, a H2020 Research and Innovation project which aims to develop innovative solutions for the problems that arise due to tourism-related mobility.
district heating grid

Energy focus: Optimising and developing district heating

EBO Consult is working with various projects that aim to optimise or develop the district heating grid and technology. Here, we find out about two current examples of their projects in this in-depth energy focus.
oxford COVID vaccine, immunisation

Oxford COVID vaccine creates strong immunisation in older people

New data from the Oxford COVID vaccine trial shows that the UK antidote is working well at Phase two, with defining percentages expected after Phase Three is complete.
IBMC

Isosorbide bis(methyl carbonate) (IBMC) & the European Green Deal

Isosorbide bis(methyl carbonate) (IBMC) is a new business opportunity to comply with the European Green Deal, explains Dr Soraya Prieto-Fernández from TECNALIA, Basque Research and Technology Alliance.
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Commissioner Mariya Gabriel on COVID-19 research and innovation in Europe

EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel shares her ambitious policy plans on the coronavirus pandemic, especially in relation to research and innovation in Europe.

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