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£1.8m funding to boost language education

£1.8m funding to boost language education

A total of £1.8m funding from the government will see a series of new school-led programmes put into place to provide foreign language training...

Economic Development It’s about place making

For those involved at a strategic level in economic development, place making as a tool is not new but its time is certainly now...
healthcare

Healthcare in the digital age

In an interview with Editor Laura Evans, Health Minister Dr Daniel Poulter and Chairman &  CIO of Cloudbuy Ronald Duncan discuss the Care Act...

Behavioural Safety Past, Present & Future

Paul Bizzell, Operations Director at Ryder Marsh Safety Limited, explains the background to Behavioural Safety and briefs on current thinking about Safety Culture… The actual origin...

Healing wounds through innovation

Prof Keith Harding, Prof Michael Clark and Dr Douglas Queen from the Wound Healing Unit at Cardiff University details the significant problems wounds can cause,...

A novel silicon dietary supplement

Made from 100% natural Icelandic geothermal silica Millions of people have bathed in the mineral rich geothermal waters of Iceland for the beneficial effects of the...
deafblind

Reducing the barriers for deafblind people

AG looks at how technology such as hearing aids can help people with deafblindness lead independent lives. In the UK alone it is believed that...

E-learning – from alternative to norm

Alastair Creelman, Vice-President at EFQUEL sheds light on why e-learning is no longer an alternative form of education. The concept of e-learning is in danger...
maritime

The importance of maritime safety throughout Europe

Markku Mylly, Executive Director at the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) details how they work with the European Commission to maintain safety and implement EU...
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Poseidon Remote Controllable Trawl door

Polar Fishing Gear from Iceland, has completed a big step in their latest development of trawl doors – the Poseidon Remote Controllable Trawl Doors...

Skaginn – Icelandic pioneers in Super Chilling

Driven by the ingenuity and innovational vision of its co-founder and now pioneer CEO, Skaginn's Super Chilling solutions offer a range of benefits. Through...
forest

Forest engineering, the backbone of timber and fiber supply

Forests and some of the services they provide have been prominently on the international agenda, gaining considerable public attention: conservation, biodiversity, carbon storage, recreation...
forests

Managing the forests of Switzerland

Forests play a pivotal role in the environment, here AG assesses how Switzerland’s forests are maintained. Forests not only act as places of tranquillity and...

Added value to animal nutrition

The need for the world’s food products from animal origin, like meat, milk or eggs, will continue to grow in the coming decades. The...
farming

A Bio-secure future for poultry farms

Biosecurity is an integral part of poultry farming to ensure a high level of health and welfare is achieved, here the European Rural Poultry Association...
biosecurity

A biosecurity and disease control partnership

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) in Northern Ireland sheds light on how government and the poultry industry are working together to help...

A Warning to the World

Dr Jan-Gunnar Winther, Director of the Norwegian Polar Institute gives an overview of the environmental challenges facing the Polar Regions. Scientific information from the Polar...
10% of NHS drugs budget spent on diabetes prescriptions

10% of NHS drugs budget spent on diabetes drugs

According to the Health and Social Care Information Centre, prescriptions for diabetes account for almost 10 per cent of the NHS primary care drugs...
Volunteering – developing key skills for employment

Volunteering: developing key employment skills

Volunteering can help young people develop essential skills they need for the world of work, here Fiona Blacke, CEO of the National Youth Agency...
UK unemployment rate has fallen

UK unemployment rates have fallen

Figures from the Office for National Statistics have revealed that unemployment figures are at the lowest rate since 2008. Unemployment rates fell to 6.4 per...

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