Research & Innovation News

Open Access Government has a massive variety of Scientific Research and Innovation information that is available in this category.

This section explores the latest breakthroughs in all aspects of science: including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology and Sociology. There is extensive research on psychological and social patterns that occur in everyday life.

Information is available on scientific policies that the government might adopt. Along with the changes and developments of global space policy. We cover the ongoing rise of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) and cancer research breakthroughs along with countries and their own individual research priorities.

Within this category we explore the massive increase and growth in CBD research and production, there is a lot of interesting information available.

Innovation in Sweden

AG highlights how Sweden is strengthening innovation in the country through programs run by VINNOVA – the Swedish innovation agency… Sweden is seen today as...

The future of quantum technologies in the UK

In an interview with Editor Laura Evans, Richard Murray, Lead Technologist in Emerging Technologies and Industries at Innovate UK, highlights quantum technologies and the...
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Thyroid cancer figures inflated by overdiagnosis

Research has revealed between 50 and 90 per cent of cases of thyroid cancers in women are estimated to have been overdiagnosed… Research carried out...

Imaging the future

Professor Miles Padgett, Principal Investigator of QuantIC, the UK Quantum Technology Hub in Quantum Enhanced Imaging explains how quantum science is leading to new...

Embracing Horizon 2020

The French National Research Agency explain their investment in Horizon 2020 in order to tackle societal challenges, such as climate change and food security… As...

The silent progression of Parkinson’s disease

Ramón Cacabelos, President, EuroEspes Biomedical Research Center says it is time to rethink the causes and treatments for Parkinson's disease... It is highly unlikely that James Parkinson...

Mapping the Universe to understand its origin 

European-supported research in Milan is paving the way to next-generation cosmology experiments, as explained by Luigi Guzzo from the Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica...

Language acquisition and bilingualism

Lydia White, James McGill Professor of Linguistics at McGill University, discusses research conducted by the Language Acquisition Research Group, based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada... Language...
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Treasury to underwrite funding approved for Horizon 2020 projects

The government has revealed it will underwrite funding for Horizon 2020 projects that gained grants before the UK leaves the EU… British businesses have been...

High temperature particulate erosion: Setting limits with confidence

Tony Fry, Principal Research Scientist, National Physical Laboratory talks about high temperature particulate erosion... Lord Kelvin is credited with saying that, “When you can measure what you...

Children’s allegations of sexual abuse

Professor Kim P Roberts, PhD, of Wilfrid Laurier University talks about research into how children's memory works in cases such as sexual abuse... One thing I...

Are we prepared for the new industrial age?

Dr. Julian Francis Director of Policy and External Affairs, ACE discusses the impact of automation on the future of industry... In Britain, and all over the Western...

EU-funded researchers discover clues to prevent pandemics

Scientists funded by the EU have found new ways of detecting infectious pathogens, which can be used to prevent pandemics… In a bid to understand...
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Finding your motivation for exercise

Paule Miquelon, professor at Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, is studying the self-regulation of physical activity behaviour – specifically, how the quality of motivation...

Bioinspired green methods for functional nanomaterials

Dr. Siddharth V. Patwardhan, Head of the Green Nanomaterials Research Group at the University of Sheffield highlights nanomaterials and their functions… Nanomaterials are worth multibillions...

ERC sets Horizon 2020 budget of €1.8bn for 2017

The European Research Council has announced its annual funding budget for 2017 under Horizon 2020 will stand at €1.8bn… Last month the European Commission announced...
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The European Union’s growing innovation divide

Reinhilde Veugelers, Senior Fellow at Bruegal highlights the serious divide between EU member states in terms of their capacity to innovate… The European Union’s lofty...

€8.5bn investment announced for Horizon 2020

The budget for 2017 has been set at €8.5bn for the European Commission’s research programme Horizon 2020… The European Commission has announced the research and...

Validated inspection techniques for composites in energy applications

Michael Gower, Principal Research Scientist (Polymer Composites) from the National Physical Laboratory highlights The VITCEA project… The excellent mechanical properties, low weight, fatigue and...
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Targeting genes to create resilience and treat post-trauma symptoms

Hermona Soreq, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Neuroscience, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem discusses combining the environmental and personalised medicine aspects of microRNA ‘guardians’ and their target genes into post-trauma...

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