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science centres

Inspirational science centres across the North West to receive funding boost

Eureka! Mersey and Catalyst Science Discovery Centre have collectively received millions of pounds of funding to help attract thousands of new visitors and inspire a new generation of science enthusiasts
cancer in Africa

High-level regional event held to promote awareness and combat spread of cancer in Africa

World’s second largest inter-governmental body and First Ladies from 16 African Nations deliver Africa cancer awareness event with and agree measures to combat the spread of cancer in Africa
research and development

Publication highlights record investment in research and development programmes

Science Minister Sam Gyimah launches new publication which highlights our ambitions for public and private sector investment in R&D to reach 2.4% of GDP by 2027
heart transplant

CARMAT confirms first heart transplant of patient previously implanted with artificial heart

CARMAT today confirms the announcement by the National Research Center for Cardiac Surgery on the successful transplant of a donor heart in the first international patient implanted with the CARMAT heart in October 2017
UK-India

UK-India science ministers reinforce strong research and partnership as future collaboration is announced

Science Minister Sam Gyimah and Indian Minister for Science and Technology, Dr Harsh Vardhan announce another wave of UK-India research projects
advancement of physics

The advancement of physics in Europe

The history and work of the learned European Physical Society (EPS) are given special focus here by the Editor of Open Access Government, Jonathan Miles
European space sector

Ensuring a globally successful European space sector

Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Director General of The European Space Agency (ESA) shares his views on ensuring a globally successful European space sector
funding

Supporting and funding research in France

The French National Research Agency (ANR) is a public body which comes under the authority of the Ministry of Research, as this profile of the organisation by Open Access Government discovers
research and collaboration

Austria as an international destination for research and collaboration

The Federal Minister of Education, Science & Research promotes Austria as an international destination for research and collaboration, as well as promoting science at the grassroots, as this analysis from Open Access Government reveals
global epidemic

Diabetes: A global epidemic, A local problem

Dr Eleanor D Kennedy, Research Manager at the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation explains why diabetes is a global epidemic and at the same time, a local problem
research and innovation in Europe

A fresh approach to research and innovation in Europe

The European Commission’s fresh approach to promoting research and innovation in Europe is placed under the spotlight here by Open Access Government
Chemistry in the UK

Chemistry in the UK today

Open Access Government explores the exciting world of chemistry in the UK today, including heterocycles in pharmaceuticals and the importance of inspiring the next generation to work in the field
Friction & Sound

Friction & sound: A partnership for better or for worse

Julien Scheibert & Alain Le Bot, researchers at CNRS/Ecole Centrale de Lyon explore the fascinating area of friction & sound, revealing why this is a partnership for better or for worse
melanoma

Prevention, early detection and effective therapy in melanoma

Dr Bettina Ryll from the Melanoma Patient Network Europe gives a patient advocacy perspective
optical microscopy

Physics: Optical microscopy in 3D

Dr Chunqiang Li, PhD from the Physics Department at University of Texas at El Paso explains the fascinating area of physics, optical microscopy in 3D
Anti-microbial resistance

Fighting antimicrobial resistance: Exploring new tools to beat bad bugs

Based on fundamental research, young scientists at the IBPC explore new approaches to fight against the global threat of antimicrobial resistance, according to two seasoned experts from Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique – CNRS
international research, education and innovation

Diabetes: A commitment to growing international research, education and innovation

Janet Jarvis from Leicester Diabetes Centre tells us about their international research, education and innovation in the field of diabetes
cereal production

The development of low-input minor cereal production systems in southern Europe

Nikolaos Volakakis of Geokomi plc and Leonidas Rempelos of Newcastle University present results from the experiments concerning low-input minor cereal production systems funded under the HealthyMinorCereals project and conducted in southern Crete, Greece – a typical semi-arid region of the Mediterranean
pesticides

Pesticides: A contributing factor to the increase in asthma?

Pamela J. Lein at the University of California, Davis discusses the evidence suggesting that pesticides are risk factors for asthma
acute myeloid leukaemia

CD33-directed therapy: Current and future perspectives on targeted therapy in acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Mohammed Gbadamosi and Jatinder K Lamba from Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research at the University of Florida explain CD33-directed therapy for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), focussing on current and future perspectives

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