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European health

Steering Europe towards a healthy future

Karin Kadenbach MEP (S&D, AT), Vice-President of the European Health Forum Gastein details her priorities to steer Europe towards a healthy future.
Forest structure

Large-scale 3D mapping of forests

Peter Krzystek, Professor for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing at Munich University of Applied Sciences tells about new investigations into the 3D mapping of forests.

Speech, language and communication: Forgotten skills?

Mary Hartshorne asks if speech, language and communication are forgotten skills and gives a compelling response to this intriguing thought

Cowpea: A food and animal feed crop grown in West Africa

In this interview with Michael Abberton, Head of the IITA Genetic Resources Centre (or Genebank), he shares his expertise on cowpea, a food and animal feed crop that is grown in the semi-arid tropics particularly Africa, but also Asia, the United States and Central and South America
dementia research

Why more investment is needed to put people at the heart of dementia research

Colin Capper, Head of Research Development and Evaluation at Alzheimer’s Society, discusses why greater investment is needed in today’s dementia care research
climate change

Ocean and climate change: Time for a new wave of energy

Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries examines ocean and climate change and argues that now is the time for a new wave of energy
chronic inflammatory lung diseases

The need to improve the diagnosis of chronic inflammatory lung diseases

Michael Roth, Research Group Leader at University Hospital Basel argues for the clear need to improve the diagnosis of chronic inflammatory lung diseases
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
Antiviral and antitumor therapies

Antiviral and antitumor therapies

Prof Dr Chris Meier at the University of Hamburg, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry explores antiviral and antitumor therapies. He discusses the intracellular delivery of antivirally active nucleoside triphosphates and argues that the ultimate challenge is applying these as chemotherapeutics

Religious elites and societal organisation in south-eastern Europe

Dr. rer. pol. Jochen Töpfer of the Free University of Berlin, Institute for East European Studies outlines how religion can play a role in modern society… The relationship between traditional religion and processes of modernity is a central issue in contemporary public discussions, as well as in debates within the...
environmental undergraduate research

Environmental undergraduate research: Creating a generation of citizen scientists one local problem at a...

On environmental undergraduate research, Professors Tom Landerholm and Kelly McDonald discuss their plan to focus all of their students on the research needed for a local river to recover 
universal credit

Understanding your citizens: The Universal Credit challenge

Local authorities and social housing providers must use data to provide a faster and more efficient service for the citizens they serve says Gary Bell, Civica’s Executive Director, Managed Services
young talent

What businesses must do to attract the best young talent

Manuelle Malot from EDHEC Business School explains what businesses must do to attract the best young talent
integrated security

Do we need to rethink how we design public spaces, with smarter integrated security?

Ian Robinson, Director of Business Development at RWS Ltd, has managed and installed key security projects for the national infrastructure and government agencies worldwide. He asks if we need to rethink how we design public spaces, with smarter integrated security in mind.
infrastructural revolution

The infrastructural revolution: Enabling smarter and more liveable cities

Chris Fry, Director, Infrastructure & Regeneration, Ramboll explores how the infrastructural revolution is enabling smarter and more liveable cities.
public procurement

The value-based public procurement nurse in Europe

Paul De Raeve, Secretary General of the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) places the value-based public procurement nurse under the spotlight in Europe.

Cutting-edge technology synergy in the personalised nanomedicine space: Focus on 3D printing nanomedicines

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision synergy Group explains the role of cutting-edge technology in the personalised nanomedicine space, with a special focus on 3D printing nanomedicines.
autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles can accelerate the journey towards smarter cities

Dr Ingo Stuermer, Global Engineering Director Autonomous Driving, Aptiv explores the extent to which autonomous vehicles can accelerate the journey towards smarter cities in the future.
european research

Austria’s role in the European Research Area

Christian Naczinsky from the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Research explores the country’s role in the European Research Area.
online training

Face to face vs. online training: What’s your pick?

Kamy Anderson, Market Researcher at ProProfs explores the differences between face to face and online training.

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