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Covid testing laboratories

Covid screening: Let private accredited laboratories show their worth

Professors Alan Thornhill and Darren Griffin of the University of Kent call for more qualified diagnostic labs to be used in battle against Covid.
Global Aqua Survey Ltd pioneer marine engineering in Taiwan

Global Aqua Survey Ltd discuss marine engineering in Taiwan

Global Aqua Survey Ltd possess a full range of sonar equipment and are leading the way with Taiwan's marine engineering sector and offshore projects.
Empty cities during COVID-19 pandemic

The environmental health lessons of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided a number of lessons regarding the critical impact of environmental pollution on human health.
Working from home

After Covid-19: New ways of working in offices or at home

PLACEmaking examine how ways of working will have changed after the Covid-19 pandemic with a shift from working in offices.
Contaminants and infections: a link to explore duriving the Covid-19 pandemic

Contaminants and infections: a link to explore

Discussing infections in light of the recent pandemic of COVID-19, Alberto Mantovani of Endocrine Disruptors Project delves in to what we can learn.
Cash Recovery

Rockford Associates: Research and profit from cash recovery

Durham University commissioned Rockford Associates Limited to deliver a cash sum recovery for any unforeseen overpayments that may have escaped its systems.
rockford associates

Rockford Associates: Diligence delivers positive reassurance and cash recovery

The University of Westminster commissioned Rockford Associates to review its Accounts Payable Systems and Processes to ensure no overpayments had been made to its core suppliers.
Caliometry

Progress in battery research by ageing studies using calorimeters

Calorimeters can help in battery research and development, as explained by Dr Carlos Ziebert, head of IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Center, KIT.
DTU CEN - Center For Electron Nanoscopy

Tailoring optical properties of nanoparticles by alloying

'Senior scientist Shima Kadkhodazadeh discusses adapting the optical properties of nanoparticles with high precision through alloying
LANDSUPPORT - Agriculture and forest

LANDSUPPORT – Creating a GeoSpatial Decision Support System

LANDSUPPORT aims to help support sustainable agriculture and forestry, and evaluate land use, with the development of a GeoSpatial Decision Support System.

Calorimeters for thermal propagation research on Lithium-ion batteries

Dr. Carlos Ziebert, from KIT, explains how calorimeters can be applied to improve materials for thermal propagation mitigation in Lithium-ion batteries.
Sugary drinks tax and the war on obesity

Taxes on sugary beverages and ultra-processed food: Noncommunicable disease and obesity prevention strategies

Discussing taxes on sugary beverages, important components of noncommunicable disease (NCDs) and obesity prevention strategies.
Farming in Sweden

SSEC – successfully developing the food industry for over 7 years

SSEC has spent over 7 years working to improve upon national, regional and local food strategies in Sweden and is looking to continue to flourish.
RealWorld4Clinic

RealWorld4Clinic – Real-life data for clinical research & care

RealWorld4Clinic is a new European initiative bringing real-world data to pivotal clinical research and outpatient cardiology care.
Fossil free local city area development with Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage (ATES) at Vinge in Denmark

Fossil free city progression in the town of Vinge, Denmark

The fossil free local city area development with Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage (ATES) at Vinge in Denmark with help from Green Island.
Urban tree estabishment - Balled and burlapped tree

Transplanting: The final step towards successful urban tree establishment

Dr Nina Bassuk from the School of Integrative Plant Science discusses the importance of transplanting in urban tree establishment.
Cybersecurity and banking

Africa’s Cybersecurity Problems Impact Us All

Africa leads the world in mobile banking and so it is no surprise that banks are one of the biggest targets for cybercriminals.
Microplastics - looking at the problem

Asking the question: Are Microplastics a Macro Problem?

Pamela J. Lein, PhD, Professor at the University of California, Davis, discusses the issue around microplastics and what we actually know.
Late blight in tomato plants

Late blight: not an isolated disease but part of a bigger complex

Discussing late blight, Dr Didier Andrivon of INRA asks: is it the top (or bottom) of a much larger, re-emerging parasitic complex ?
Urban trees

The need for urban trees – Can trees save our cities?

What is the place of urban trees in modern cities? Dr Nina Bassuk from the School of Integrative Plant Science discusses their importance.

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