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University of Strathclyde

Porphyrin – is this the most versatile heterocyclic compound ever?

Professor Colin Suckling of the University of Strathclyde discusses the heterocuclic compound known as Porphyrin, and the research he has undertaken.
iodine

How do we dispose Iodine-129 long-term?

A global issue, Professor Peter Santschi discusses the high-risk radioisotope Iodine-129 and issues relating to its safe disposal
Kuben Management

100% zero energy – Zero Emission Methodology for Active House City Areas of the...

Peder Vejsig Pedersen, senior advisor at Kuben Management A/S, discusses implementation of 100% zero energy building standards, for implementation withnew and  existing buildings

The promotion of resilience as a communication challenge

People succeeding in acting adaptively under extreme stress or unfavorable conditions have considerably higher chances to sustainably stay healthy.
Fujitsu PFU

Smart devices and mobile working – The integrated future

Fujitsu discuss the rise in mobile working, cloud based technology and decentralisation - changing the way we run our businesses.
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

A network of knowledge on endocrine disrupting chemicals

Alberto Mantovani discusses endocrine disruptoring chemicals, and the network of knowledge provided through the activity of the European Teratology Society
Deparment of Chemistry

Deep Learning Approaches to Electron Microscopy

Electron microscopy is the primary method for analyzing nanostructures. Senior researcher Thomas Willum Hansen discusses the new challenges in this field.
Department of Biomedicine

Finding disease specific indicators for chronic inflammatory lung diseases

Prof Dr Michael Roth asks the question, Why do we fail to find disease specific indicators for chronic inflammatory lung diseases?
e-cigarettes

E-Cigarettes: Safer But Not Safe

To address rising concerns regarding the safety of e-cigarettes, the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened an expert committee to conduct a critical, objective review of the available peer-reviewed science
PLACEmaking

What will smart working look like 10 years from now?

Alison White of PLACEmaking takes a look at smart working - exciting future technology solutions and what 'going to work' will look like 10 years from now
Twice2much - Spend Recovery Services

Twice2much discuss the CCS estimate of £220million in Spend Recoveries

How much is a Spend Recovery review worth to your organisation? Can you afford to ignore your share of £220 million? Twice2Much give you the answers...
Varberg

Regeneration in the City of Varberg: A hidden gem in Sweden

Varberg is an attractive community, based in the south-west coast region of Sweden, with a long history of growth. In fact, 2017 marked the year where the municipality experienced 60 years of continuous population growth, which is quite unique in a Swedish context. Only 14 municipalities in Sweden have achieved this.
University of Florida - Biodiversity institute

University of Florida Biodiversity Institute: Addressing the issues

Professor Pamela Soltis discusses how the Biodiversity Institute at the University of Florida was founded to address critical societal issues of the 21st century related to biodiversity.
heterocyclic

Heterocyclic chemistry: Not just what you do but how you think about it

Heterocyclic chemistry is linked to a number of scientific discoveries and breakthroughs, both directly and indirectly. Professor Colin Suckling of the University of Strathclyde discusses the links and the thinking behind it.
Low Carbon Combustion Centre

JETSCREEN: Streamlining the development of sustainable aircraft fuels

Dr Simon Blakey discusses JETSCREEN and research into more efficient screening of aviation fuels, in turn hoping to reduce the substantial investment required.
day centres

Autonomous in Old Age – Pfalzklinikum Day Centers for the Elderly

Pfalzklinikum is a service provider for mental health in the Palatinate in Southwest Germany. Its three certified day centers for the elderly focus on the promotion of cognitive and motoric skills.
iodine

Radioiodine in the environment: Importance of Natural Organic Matter

Professor Peter Santschi discusses the effects of radioiodine, in the human body and in the wider environment, following research into the biogeochemistry.
Faculty of Geosciences

The role of the middle class in deprived urban neighbourhoods

Anouk Tersteeg and Gideon Bolt of Utrecht University discuss the role of the middle class in the policy on deprived urban neighbourhoods Like in many...
SSE-C

New food production systems need sustainable energy worldwide

Sustainable energy is a crucial requirement for the future of food production.  Here Håkan Sandin discusses the requirements of energy for agriculture.
Euroacadeemia

Environmental ethics: spiritual resources and human development

Juri Martin of Euroacademy discusses environmental ethics and the moral responsibilities we have on our world Environmental ethics asks about the moral relationships between humans...

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