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Teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects

Tanya Howden, Learning Experience Designer at Robotical, underlines the importance of best practice when it comes to teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects.
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Economic development: How can UK local authorities best sweat their asset base?

Nigel Wilcock, Executive Director of the Institute of Economic Development, discusses how UK local authorities can best sweat their asset base.
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How can you protect yourself from catching Coronavirus?

Coronavirus is now a potent word: We dilute the fake news down to facts, describing the WHO approved methods to protect you from catching Coronavirus.
muscle-wasting conditions research

The 2010s: Advances witnessed in muscle-wasting conditions research

Kate Adcock, Director of Research and Innovation, Muscular Dystrophy UK, charts the advances over the past decade in muscle-wasting conditions research.
agri-food systems

agROBOfood: A pan-European Digital Innovation Hub network for Robotics in Agri-food systems

Learn about building, loading and demonstrating a pan-European Digital Innovation Hub network for Robotics in Agri-food systems (agROBOfood).
europe canna expo

What is the Europe Canna Expo?

Kristina Spionjak discusses what will happen at Europe Canna Expo 2020, and reflects on opportunities for the medical cannabis industry.
Hand hygiene training

Clean you hands: Hand hygiene training to prevent and control infections

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, underlines the WHO’s annual Clean Your Hands campaign and comments on harmonisation in hand hygiene training to help prevent and control infections.
lower back pain, vitamin D deficiency

Post-menopause vitamin D deficiency linked to lower back pain

A new study has identified that vitamin D deficiency is one of the key causes of increased disc degeneration and lower back pain.
diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy

The rapid progression of diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy

Tammy Z Movsas, MD, MPH, discusses how the Zietchick Research Institute aims to identify the main stimulus for the rapid progression of diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy.
cbd oil revolution

CBD oil revolution: Introducing what it is and why the hype?

Open Access Government delve into the CBD oil revolution in this introduction to CBD which explores the difference between CBD and THC, as well as a range of benefits and safety precautions for cannabidiol use in cancer patients and pregnant women.
catering employees

Mental health for catering employees: Service with a smile?

Here, Lucy Victoria Desai, copywriter at Mediaworks, looks into the mental health of catering employees and offers advice on how they can alleviate stress.
workplace pension schemes

What are the benefits of workplace pension schemes?

Rachel Meadows, Head of Proposition – Pensions & Savings at Broadstone, offers financial advice about understanding the benefits that you have within your workplace pension schemes.
keeping children safe

Keeping children safe: Is the internet a friend or an enemy?

David McCarthy, Director of Education at Sophia Technologies, offers insight into how the internet can help develop and keep children safe, whilst highlighting what we should be wary of and what can be done to raise awareness.

Act now: Improving outcomes in diabetes and foot care

Here, the iDEAL Group discuss the importance of foot care in diabetes and what can be done to improve the outcomes of patients' health.
Intelligent Transport Systems

Intelligent Transport Systems: Is this the future?

Nigel Stanley, CTO – TUV Rheinland, discusses the extent to which Intelligent Transport Systems are the future.
safeguarding children

Safer Internet Day: Safeguarding children beyond the classroom

Simon Carter, Marketing and Propositions Director at RM Education, offers advice on how teachers and parents can safeguard children when using the internet.
rise of cannabidiol

A focus on the rise of cannabidiol (CBD)

George Thomas, Managing Director of Goodbody Botanicals, part of Sativa Group Plc, turn our thoughts towards the undoubted rise of cannabidiol (CBD).
positional awareness

Positional awareness: The missing link to manual handling workplace training

Toni-Louise Gianatti from Soter Analytics, discusses why positional awareness is the missing link to behavioural change in manual handling workplace training.
women in tech

International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Let’s discuss women in tech

Here, a range of influential women in leading positions at Celonis, Engage Hub, SiteCore and Civica offer their insights into women in tech.
Together for a better internet

Safer Internet Day: Together for a better internet

To celebrate this year's Safer Internet Day, several industry experts offer their advice to Open Access Government in support of the ‘together for a better internet’ theme.

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