Special Reports

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-129

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...
Healthy Minor Cereals Project

Small grain cereal production and the challenges of diversity

HealthyMinorCereals discuss the challenge to diversify cultivation of small grain cereals. HealthyMinorCereals aims to boost cultivation and consumption of currently less cultivated cereal species in order to diversify cereal production in Europe
Child Language Doctoral Program

Growing up with Specific Language Impairment

Growing up with Specific Language Impairment can impact a child's development in a number of ways. Professor Mabel Rice of the University of Kansas discusses the issues.
Climate Service Center

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) – Decisions around a changing climate

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) discuss understanding information on climate change and how it affects investments and scientific projects A lack of accessible, policy relevant and...
Fujitsu PFU

Make Paper Work with Fujitsu Information Management Solutions

PFU Fujitsu is the specialist company within the Fujitsu family dedicated to information management. We enable the world’s flow of knowledge with our advanced technology, intelligent software and paper capture solutions, making us the choice for the most ambitious organisations.
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

Endocrine disrupting chemicals: sustainability and/or resilience?

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and their adverse effects are discussed by Alberto Mantovani, from Endocrine Disruptors Project, at the Instituto Superiore di Sanita
Brock University

Reconciliation in Higher Education Contexts: Tensions and Challenges

Universities and colleges are struggling to understand reconciliation, the calls to action and recognising issues with the very structures of the institutions. Dawn Zinga of Brock University discusses further.
UC-Davis-Department-of-Molecular-Biosciences

Developmental neurotoxicity testing – the need for a new approach

Professor Lein discusses developmental neurotoxicity and the critical need for a new approach to identifying and regulating chemicals that interfere with normal brain development.
Agricultural Systems for Sustainable Development

Agricultural systems are key for sustainable development

Cristina Cruz from the Foundation for Science and Technology discusses agricultural systems and their crucial link to maintaining sustainable development.  
Global Guardians

Maximising the potential of your vacant property

Global Guardians discuss issues with vacant property during redesign, rebuild and refurbishment stages, or while being sold for redevelopment
University of Strathclyde

The One-World Problem – the Antibiotic Apocalypse

Antibiotic use and antimicrobial resistance, a growing issue, is discussed by Professor Colin Suckling from the University of Strathclyde
FCiencias

Agriculture sustainability: a question of crowd control!

Cristina Cruz from FCiencias.Id discusses agriculture sustainability, high demand and the need for the use of fertilizers We all know how much pressure agriculture is under....
New York Uni School of Medicine

The role of normal huntingtin in Huntington’s disease

Professor Tanese of the New York University School of Medicine discusses Huntington’s disease Mutation in the huntingtin gene causes Huntington’s disease, a heritable and fatal neurodegenerative...

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