Scientists reveal that tinnitus is possible COVID-19 symptom
The University of Manchester found that tinnitus could be a COVID-19 symptom - some patients of the virus are reporting a loss in hearing and ringing of the ears.
Towards a British-European partnership on a circular economy
The United Kingdom is about to leave the EU – but there are opportunities to rebuild a strong partnership around a more circular economy, states Professor Raimund Bleischwitz, Director of UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources.
COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis
Steve Jones, President of EU-IPFF and Chair, Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis in the UK describes the connection between COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis.
The Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the EU: The linguistic aspect
Dr Karen McAuliffe, PI on the European Research Council funded project ‘Law and Language at the European Court of Justice’, discusses the impact of language and multilingualism on the role of Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Where is the clean water in Iraq?
Authorities have failed to ensure for almost 30 years that Basra residents have sufficient clean water in Iraq, resulting in on-going health concerns, Human Rights Watch said in a report.
Russian environmentalist faces criminal record for activism
A prominent Russian environmentalist has fled the country as criminal cases were opened against her in connection to Russia’s law on “foreign agents”.
Environment Agency’s Yellow Fish campaign reminds the public not to pollute
The Environment Agency is using imagery of yellow fish to alert people on the Kent coast to what happens when they pour fat, oils or other waste down their yard drains or road gullies.
Group mentality – is it time to move beyond broad brush university labels?
With many institutions still tied to the ‘former poly’ label, Jeremy Durrant at Instinctif Partners asks whether such groupings are still worthwhile A desire to...
WWF warns 40% of UK rivers are polluted with sewage
The WWF has warned that UK rivers being polluted with sewage from water treatment sites presents a health risk for both humans and wildlife
Man in vegetative state regains some consciousness through nerve stimulator therapy
A man in a vegetative state in France has regained a degree of consciousness after experimental therapy of placing a nerve stimulator on his...
Improving education in Scotland
Standardised assessments will help empower schools to tackle the attainment gap and drive improvements in education, the Scottish Government’s Deputy First Minister (DFM) John Swinney underlines
Government announces £500,000 investment in public parks
The Ministry of Parks and Green Spaces has announced a new action group dedicated to improving green spaces and investment in public parks
European parliament votes on measures to improve fish stocks
European MEPs have voted on a number of restrictions which could reduce intensive overfishing and improve declining fish stocks New limits will ensure fishing cannot...
Uk expands badger cull ‘kill zone’
The controversial UK badger cull has been expanded, extending the area of the cull which will raise the death toll to an estimated 33,841 In...
Experts warn ‘thousands’ could receive incorrect GCSE results
A new grading system for GCSE results has lead to concerns that many students may receive incorrect grades and complaints of difficulty determining marks.
Is CCS an affordable route to carbon reduction targets?
Andrew Green, Programme Manager at the Energy Technologies Institute, outlines the possible role of carbon capture and storage in meeting the UK’s carbon reduction...
European Network for Redistributing Geospatial Information to user Communities
Dr. Stefano Nativi, Project Coordinator, National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research discusses geographic information and how technology can assist in this field... In the...
Europe’s transition to a circular economy – let’s speed it up
Cillian Lohan, environmental scientist and a member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), outlines why we must push ahead with the transition to...
E3-Modelling research finds first-mover advantage for the European Union as frontrunner in climate action
In Paris, delegates from the 196 UN parties met in December 2015 to negotiate a global climate agreement. Countries accounting for roughly a quarter...
ABBS Active Mine Protection System Testing Completed Successfully
Global Acceleration Completely Eliminated by Novel Rocket Motor System Mines and IED’s have become the weapon of choice for any terrorist or insurgent organization worldwide...
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