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Coronavirus and the impact on therapeutic services

Hugo Minchin (MBACP), Director, co-founder and counsellor at Talk to the Rainbow, discusses how coronavirus has had a massive impact on therapeutic services and counselling available to vulnerable people.
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Removing the barriers to ensure a thriving UK hemp industry

Rebekah Shaman, Managing Director at British Hemp Alliance, explains what we need to know about removing the barriers to ensure a thriving UK hemp industry.
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12 ways you can take cannabidiol (CBD)

Canna CBD Limited shares with us 12 ways you can take cannabidiol (CBD), including oils, tinctures, pills, edibles, as well as products for localised relief like bath salts, lotions, roll-ons and creams.
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Reduce child online victimisation: What effective prevention programs have in common

Teaching children to foster safe and healthy relationships in social media environments is explored here by Marsali Hancock from the EP3 Foundation.
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Transport in Europe: The impact of gender on the perceived value of travel time

The impact of gender on the perceived value of travel time in Europe, part of the MoTiV Project, is explored here in this transport analysis.
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Making sure artificial intelligence in the workplace benefits people

Franca Salis-Madinier from the European Economic and Social Committee and French Democratic Confederation of Labour – Professionals and Managers, highlights for us the importance of ensuring that artificial intelligence in the workplace benefits people.
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A safer approach to creating analytical datasets

Pseudonymisation is a safer approach to prepare your data for analytics, argues Rob Fotheringham, Managing Director from Fotheringham Associates.
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Embracing online learning during isolation

Sam Blyth, senior director, Instructure EMEA, highlights the opportunities that online learning will bring to schools amidst the coronavirus crisis.
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Magnetic resonance for detecting ground and soil water

Dr. Stephan Costabel, Federal Institute for Geosciences and Resources, and Prof. Dr. Mike Müller-Petke, Leibniz-Institute for Applied Geosciences, discuss the use of magnetic resonance for soil moisture mapping.

POWER2DM: Predictive model-based decision support system for diabetes patient empowerment

Here, Dr Albert A. de Graaf discusses a novel predictive model-based decision support system to aid diabetes patients in the complex task of self-management.
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A case study: Improving patient outcomes with Open Source

Stuart J Mackintosh explains how Open-eObs software is helping with improving patient outcomes in NHS hospitals.
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Innovation: Idea management in the public sector

Charlie de Rusett, Founder and CEO from Idea Drop, enlightens us on the issue of idea management in the public sector when it comes to innovation in an organisation.

Resources to support distance learning amid school closures

Simon Bell, Director and Founder of Careermap, highlights what resources are available to support distance learning following the recent UK school closures due to coronavirus.
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Why working remotely can be good for business

Nick Thompson, Director, ENGAGE, discusses why working remotely can be good for business during these uncertain times.
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Ensuring the continuity of learning during school closures

Elliot Gowans, Senior Vice President, International at D2L explores how schools and universities can ensure the continuity of learning during school closures.
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Can video consultations help keep GPs safe from COVID-19?

Dr Ian Jackson, Medical Director, and Clinical Safety Officer at Refero, urges the primary care sector to take up video consultations to help keep the GP workforce safe from COVID-19.
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Why the cloud is a lifeline for the NHS

With coronavirus increasing the demand on NHS services, Justin Day, CEO of Cloud Gateway, discusses why the cloud could be the lifeline for the NHS.
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Coronavirus outbreak has serious impact on solar industry

Here, the Renewable Energy Hub, discusses how the recent coronavirus outbreak has had a significant impact on the solar industry across the globe.
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SOCCRATES: Improving detection and response to complex cyber-attacks 

The Horizon 2020 project SOCCRATES brings together some of the best expertise in the field to develop, implement and evaluate an automated security platform to defend against complex cyber-attacks, more of which is explained here by Reinder Wolthuis from TNO.
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The challenge of the last mile delivery

Here, experts discuss the challenges of creating cost-efficient infrastructure that accurately tracks during the last mile of delivery.

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