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Research on Egyptian and Nubian settlement archaeology

Julia Budka, Professor of Egyptian Archaeology, LMU Munich, outlines the need for further research addressing living conditions of Egyptian and Nubian towns

Mental health and medication: The importance of perspective

Peter Kinderman, from Mental Health Europe, looks at mental health medication and how we need a new perspective on care
precision livestock farming

Solving challenges through precision livestock farming

Daniel Berckmans, Catholic University of Leuven asks if precision livestock farming could help to monitor health and environmental impacts of farming

Achieving excellence in Dutch science

Open Access Government’s, M Warrender outlines how the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science in the Netherlands is driving excellence in Dutch science

Gluten friendly technology fixes proteins in wheat kernels

Professor Carmen Lamacchia is the inventor of a new gluten friendly technology that promises to make bread and pasta safe for people with coeliac disease

A SmartNet for a cleaner energy system

Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico’s Gianluigi Migliavacca highlights how the EU-funded project SmartNet can help to manage the so-called ‘energy transition’

Photodynamic Therapy – radiotherapy for the 21st Century

Photodynamic Therapy is a treatment that combines a photosensitizing drug, visible light and oxygen to kill cancer cells. Professor Eli Glatstein explains

Cyber security, GDPR and the public sector

Jayne Goble, public sector security expert at PWC looks at what the General Data Protection Regulation means for cyber security and if we’re prepared

Driving renewable energy research and innovation in FP9

Greg Arrowsmith, Policy Advisor at EUREC outlines how effective projects drive the EU to keep powering renewable energy research and innovation
green energy

Green energy is the solution to a number of challenges

Morten Helveg Petersen, Member and VP of the Industry, Research and Energy Committee at the European Parliament discusses the importance of green energy.

Parkinson’s disease: are conventional treatments working?

Ramón Cacabelos, President of EuroEspes Biomedical Research Centre looks at conventional pharmacological treatments for Parkinson’s disease

Asthma: How to treat and prevent the high impact disease

Sereina de Zordo from the aha! Swiss Allergy Centre outlines the global burden of asthma and how through various methods and programmes it can be managed

Stability and instability in the Caucasus: social cohesion

A consortium coordinated by the University of St. Gallen looks at the Caucasus and the importance of social cohesion for stability in the region

Supporting the urban Aboriginal population in Canada

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada explain how the organisation is working to better the lives of the urban Aboriginal population in Canada

Investigating the application of biocatalysis for industry

Cristina Otero from the Biocatalysis and Bioenergy Group outlines how the laboratory is applying the biocatalysis for food, cosmetics, and renewable energy
transferability of health information on laptop

Has austerity made healthcare a political football?

There are recent examples where healthcare has been used to win over voters, says Dorli Kahr-Gottlieb, Secretary General, European Health Forum Gastein Health has become a highly politicised issue. Whether we’re talking about President Macron and the French dentist fees, the relocation of the European Medicines Agency or Farage’s claim...

Specific language impairment: What do we know?

Mabel L Rice, University of Kansas details how the language of children with specific language impairment differs from typical children

The challenge of maintaining cyber security

After a number of high profile breaches cyber security has become a key focus for the public sector, says Meg Hillier MP, Chair, Public Accounts Committee

The COSMOS project: a first progress report

Professor Nicola Vittorio of Università degli Studi di Roma ‘Tor Vergata’ reviews the first 6 months of the COSMOS project and how it is progressing
Fishing agreement reached between UK and Europe

Declining fish stocks: complex pathways of toxic chemical impact

Profesor Helmut Segner at the Centre for Fish and Wildlife Health discusses the possible role of chemical pollution in the decline of freshwater fish stocks

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