Open Access Government August 2017

Open Access Government August 2017 highlights key topics such as health and social care, research and innovation, the environment, energy, education, ICT and cyber security. A selection is detailed below:

Fighting against antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance is a global problem that requires commitment to tackle it, shares EU Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis in a speech

Nutrition research is vital for healthy outcomes

Dr Christopher Lynch, Director of the Office of Nutrition Research explores the links between diet and health in an interview with Editor Laura Evans

What is the European drug situation in 2017?

Jane Mounteney, Alexis Goosdeel and Paul Griffiths from the EMCDDA highlight key findings from the 2017 European Drug Report and new threats emerging

Tackling gender imbalance in the research ecosystem

The gender imbalance in the research ecosystem is something that must be addressed. Stephan Kuster, Acting Director of Science Europe discusses

Measuring the impact of science and research in Ontario

Minister Reza Moridi explains how Ontario is bridging the divide between ideas and application when it comes to science and research

Creating a highly skilled workforce for the future

Ontario’s Ministry of Education shares why a highly skilled workforce is vital for progression and how this is being encouraged in the province

Protecting nature: an ambitious action plan

Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries details how protecting nature, people and the economy is a priority in Europe

Green Paper: Providing a roadmap for food and agriculture

Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Christian Schmidt, outlines how the Green Paper process is helping to build bridges between farmers and consumers

Cohesion policy offers support for low-income member states

Cohesion Policy must be tailored to help low-income regions catch up. Corina Crețu, Commissioner for Regional Policy, explains how cohesion policy ensures growth

Digital Europe: digitising industry, empowering people

Andrus Ansip, European Commission VP for the Digital Single Market outlines why science and research play an integral role in creating a digital Europe

Encouraging the digital workforce of the future

Holly Ellis from the Government Digital Service outlines how they are helping young people develop the key skills needed for a future digital workforce


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