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.

Being overweight reduces the risk of dementia

Being overweight reduces the risk of dementia

According to a new study being overweight can reduce the risk of getting dementia by 18 per cent Researchers from Oxon Epidemiology and the London...
Promoting research in Norway

Promoting research in Norway

AG highlights how the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research is ensuring their commitment to research and development over the coming year…   The EU’s significant investment...
Strengthening Europe’s digital economy

Strengthening Europe’s digital economy

Gerard de Graaf, Director – ‘Digital Economy and Coordination’ Communications Networks of the European Commission explains the importance of closing the ICT skills gap… Digital technology,...
A new blood test could help with antibiotic use

A new blood test could help with antibiotic use

A new blood test that can determine whether an infection is caused by a bacteria or a virus within two hours could stop patients...
High aspirations for Norway in Horizon 2020

High aspirations for Norway in Horizon 2020

Arvid Hallén, Director General of The Research Council of Norway, sheds light on how the country will benefit from the Horizon 2020 programme and...

Innovating growth in Ireland

Deirdre Glenn, Manufacturing, Engineering and Energy Research Commercialisation Manager at Enterprise Ireland speaks to AG about how the organisation is supporting innovation throughout the country… Ireland...
Leukaemia mutations are almost inevitable

Leukaemia mutations are almost inevitable

A new study has revealed that it is “almost inevitable” that ageing will take the first steps towards the blood-based cancer leukaemia... The research, which...
Rehabilitation Robotics: What are the benefits?

Rehabilitation Robotics: What are the benefits?

Dr Thierry Keller Director of Rehabilitation at TECNALIA Research & Innovation discusses how robotic technologies can help assist rehabilitation… Rehabilitation robotics includes a wide range...
HIV-1 vaccine remains the best solution

HIV-1 vaccine remains the best solution

Professor Tomáš Hanke of the Jenner Institute, University of Oxford discusses why the development of HIV-1 vaccine remains a high global health priority…  Since the...

Extreme events in deterministic systems

Prof Dr Henk W Broer and Dr Alef E Sterk from the University of Groningen discuss how mathematical modelling offers a fruitful approach towards...
The role of chemistry in drug discovery and development

The role of chemistry in drug discovery and development

Sriram Radhakrishnan, Healthcare Analyst at Frost & Sullivan details the vital role chemistry plays in drug discovery and development Drug discovery and development is one...
Innovative technology for armoured vehicles for the frontline

Innovative technology for armoured vehicles for the frontline

Professor Bryn James, Senior Fellow from the Physical Protection Group at Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) outlines how new technology is helping frontline...
Modernising healthcare the nuclear way

The role of nuclear medicine in modern society

AG spoke to Dr Arturo Chiti, President Elect of the European Association for Nuclear Medicine (EANM) about the role nuclear medicine plays in modern...
smoking

Some cancers are due to “bad luck”

Researchers have discovered that a number of cancers are due to "bad luck", rather than risk factors such as smoking. A new study published in...
The quality of Scottish university research praised

The quality of Scottish university research praised

A new survey has praised the range and quality of research conducted at universities in Scotland. A new survey produced by Research Fortnight analysed results...
How science has contributed to cancer research

How science has contributed to cancer research

Daniel Bridge, Policy Manager at Cancer Research UK gives consideration to how science has contributed significantly to cancer research. Medical research provides the foundation of...
malaria

Gut bacteria can fight against malaria

Researchers have discovered that friendly bacteria that lives in the human gut can trigger a natural immune response to fight against malaria. Sugary proteins that...
Stem cells and personalised therapies for cancer

Stem cells and personalised therapies for cancer

Professor Alan Clarke, Director of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute at Cardiff University, outlines the aim to develop more personalised therapies for patients...

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...

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...

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