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molecular signalling

TGF-β signalling – Tumor biology in prostate cancer

Identifying the molecular signalling pathways leading to advanced prostate cancer to improve therapy and diagnosis
Business accelerator

Accelerate your business with imec’s new ‘Corporate Accelerator’ program

Sven De Cleyn explains how Imec’s business accelerator program can help larger companies to fine-tune and launch their tech innovations Imec is opening its imec.istart business accelerator program – originally targeted at start-ups – to larger companies, providing them with a safe and inspiring environment to further fine-tune and launch...
compliant policies

The importance of having established GDPR-compliant policies

Andrew Cowling, Channel Marketing Specialist at Fujitsu Scanners imparts his expertise on why it is important to consider digital processes to help towards GDPR-compliance and the wider digital transformation benefits The May deadline for GDPR compliance is rapidly looming into full view, by this time organisations must have established GDPR-compliant...
Brock University

Non-indigenous individuals’ responsibilities within higher education contexts

In this special report, Dawn Zinga focuses on exploring the responsibilities of non-Indigenous individuals within higher education settings. As a non-Indigenous scholar working in the area of Indigenous education, I spend a lot of my time thinking about my own role in perpetuating inequality within higher education and answering questions...

Understanding the characterisation of sustainable materials

Moniek Tromp, Van t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, Sustainable Materials Characterisation sheds light on sustainable materials and their benefits
muscles

Therapies for weak muscles

Research into personalised interventions is helping pave the way for a new generation of therapies for weak muscles at the Balgrist Campus It is estimated that ten percent of the costs of health care in Switzerland (or an equivalent of 500 billion Euros per annum in the EU) being associated...
fosbury flop

Blockchain – a “Fosbury flop” for the insurance industry?

Jags Rao, from Swiss Re explores how a maverick mentality can turn the tables on tradition and have a global impact
marine species flock

The Antarctic notothenioid fishes: An especially interesting and unique marine species flock

Arthur L. DeVries, from the University of Illinois provides a comprehensive insight into a unique marine species flock, the Antarctic notothenioid fishes
global healthcare provision

How mobile technology will improve future global healthcare provision

Chris Sullivan, Global Healthcare Practice Lead at Zebra Technologies explores how mobile technology will improve future global healthcare provision
crash barriers

Marshalls – Landscape Protection

Aesthetically pleasing crash barriers as ‘street furniture’ – why functional will no longer do
Acute myeloid leukaemia

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and cytarabine pharmacogenomics

Professor Jatinder Lamba from the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research gives an in-depth perspective on acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and cytarabine pharmacogenomics Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is the cancer of the myeloid precursor stem cells character­ised by the appearance of immature, abnormal myeloid cells in bone marrow and other...
micro air vehicles

Adaptivity boosts unmanned micro air vehicles (MAV) in urban environments

Wolfram Hardt, Professor at Chemnitz University of Technology gives insight into their ongoing adaptive mission research for unmanned micro air vehicles (MAV) Unmanned micro air vehicles (MAV) have spread widely in use during the last few years. Pilots control their MAV by remote control and video streams. The market for...
Human Sensory Disorders

MRI and MEG imaging of human sensory disorders

Professor Susan Francis of the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre, University of Nottingham explores how state-of-the-art imaging methods can be used to study human sensory disorders (the sense of touch) The somatosensory system transmits nerve impulses pertaining to tactile, proprioceptive, thermal, nociceptive and affective sensations. There have been significant advances...
Office Estate

The rationalisation of the UK public sector’s extensive office estate

Alison White, co-founder of PLACEmaking details her perspective on the rationalisation of the nationwide public sector’s extensive and expensive office estate Whilst the UK’s Government Property Agency (GPA) focuses on centralising ownership of the government estate and, by charging market value rents to departments applying downward pressure to reduce the...
Global Health Needs

The role of geography in addressing global health needs

Senior Research Advisor from the American Association of Geographers, Yonette Thomas discusses the important role that geography can play in addressing global health needs, both in research and in practice The American Association of Geographers (AAG) is a non-profit scientific and educational society, founded in 1904. For over 100 years...
global biodiversity

Training a global biodiversity workforce for the 21st century

Director of University of Florida Biodiversity Institute, Pamela S. Soltis gives a compelling insight into the world of biodiversity and the importance of training the workforce behind it Biodiversity – the extraordinary variety of life on Earth – is fundamental to a healthy, sustainable planet, yet the connections between biodiversity,...
blockchain and artificial intelligence

Blockchain and AI research at the University of Nicosia

Prof. Spyros Makridakis and Prof. George Giaglis, Directors of IFF at University of Nicosia lift the lid on the institution’s blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) research, including the launch of The Institute For the Future (IFF) 2018 may prove to be a historic year: as a number of technological innovations...
Compliance

Blockchain technologies for automatic regulation and compliance 

Professor Tomaso Aste from The UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies shares his perspective on the use of blockchain technologies for both automatic regulation and compliance Blockchain technologies have the potential to radically change compliance and regulation improving efficiency, reliability and transparency whilst redefining the services industry landscape generating new business...
defence technology

Adapting defence technology to business enterprise: Autonomous unmanned vehicles

Paddy Bradley, Director of the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership outlines the development of autonomous vehicles technologies for today’s defence industry The development of autonomous vehicles technologies has the potential to revolutionise logistics and distribution from the use of drones through to innovation in agri-tech and energy applications. Defence industry-related...
NanoCommons

Integrating nanomaterials safety data so that it is Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Re-usable

Professor Iseult Lynch from University of Birmingham, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences explores the amazing opportunities offered by nanotechnologies Nanotechnologies and the ability to manipulate matter at the nanoscale (1-100nm) have opened up amazing new opportunities for industry and consumers. Nanotechnology has been identified as a key enabling...

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