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clean energy

Clean energy: The U.S. Energy Department’s priorities for wave, tidal and hydropower resources

The work of the U.S. Energy Department is examined here by the Editor of Open Access Government Jonathan Miles in respect to clean energy and the remarkable potential of wave, tidal and hydropower resources.
estate security

Ensuring optimum estate security management

Justin Freeman, the Technical Manager of the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA), offers some useful advice in order to keep your estate security at its peak.
hospital safety

New report on hospital safety for people with diabetes in the UK

Chris Askew, Chief Executive at Diabetes UK argues that more needs to be done to support the one in six people in hospital that have diabetes, who currently experience unnecessary harms that can lead to long lasting harm or death.
Open Access Government 20 - October 2018

Open Access Government October 2018

Open Access Government October 2018 highlights a wide array of government policy issues from all around the globe, including health and social care, research and innovation, environment, agriculture, energy, transport, security, ICT, blockchain innovation, government plus HR & training
fusion energy

Fusion energy: Global procurement to build a star on earth

Laban Coblentz, Head of Communication, ITER provides an overview of fusion energy, focussing on the first industrial-scale fusion reactor
European space sector

Enhancing the competitiveness of the European space sector

Jan Wörner, Director General of The European Space Agency (ESA) speaks to us about his priorities for enhancing the competitiveness of the European space sector.
Paris Agreement

Paris Agreement: How serious are we about it?

Adel El Gammal, Secretary-General of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) details two crucial conditions for achieving the ambitious energy goals set by the world community in 2015
tropical weather

Warnings and forecasts of hazardous tropical weather in the United States

In this special interview, Dr Michael Brennan, Branch Chief at the Hurricane Specialist Unit within the National Hurricane Center (NHC) speaks to us about their work in issuing the best watches, warnings, forecasts and analyses of hazardous tropical weather, including hurricanes.
(STEM) education

Promoting excellence in U.S. STEM education

The important mission of the National Science Foundation when it comes to fostering excellence in undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education for all students in the U.S. is placed under the spotlight by Open Access Government
challenge of dementia

A balanced approach to the global challenge of dementia

Dr Yves Joanette, Scientific Director at the CIHR Institute of Aging argues for a balanced approach when it comes to their collaboration-based approach to face the challenge of dementia
digital transformation journey

Accelerate the digital transformation journey

Mark Hastings of Rainmaker Solutions offers public sector leaders some thoughts on how to accelerate their digital transformation journeys.
toxicology

Toxicology: Chemicals and their impact on human health

Brian Berridge, Associate Director of the National Toxicology Program (NTP), details how NTP studies the health impacts of chemicals and other factors in this fascinating interview
acute myeloid leukaemia

Living with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Bethany Torr, Campaigns and Advocacy Officer at Leukaemia Care explores the challenges of living with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)
Mediterranean aquaculture

PerformFISH: A new era of consumer-driven development in Mediterranean aquaculture

PerformFISH is a €7 million European Commission-funded project with the aim of exploring and tackling the underlying causes behind the stagnation of the Mediterranean Marine Fish Farming (MMFF) sector, as this analysis by Katerina Moutou, Associate Professor at University of Thessaly reveals.
cures for paediatric cancers

The quest to find cures for paediatric cancers

Ivan Stamenkovic and Nicolò Riggi from the University of Lausanne lift the lid on the quest to find cures for paediatric cancers, in this special feature
landscape protection

Aesthetics must sit at the heart of landscape security design

Jaz Vilkhu, Managing Director for Marshalls Landscape Protection argues that aesthetics must sit at the heart of landscape security design.
prevent Alzheimer's disease

Working to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

Dr Richard Hodes, Director of the National Institute on Aging within the U.S. National Institutes of Health, explores the importance of working together to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
heart disease deaths

Could escalating diabetes rates reverse success in reducing heart disease deaths?

Simon Gillespie, Chief Executive of the British Heart Foundation ponders if escalating diabetes rates could reverse success in reducing heart disease deaths
infectious diseases in africa

The priorities for tackling infectious diseases in Africa

In this interview, public health specialist Dr Wilfred Alexander Chalamira Nkhoma from the World Health Organization (WHO) Office for the Africa Region speaks to us about the priorities for tackling infectious diseases in Africa, with a particular focus on Tuberculosis (TB) and viral hepatitis.
nanomaterials

Nanomaterials: Is there such a thing as nano-risk?

Dr Dimiter Prodanov from IMEC vzw explains if there is such a thing as nano-specific risk in the world of nanomaterials.

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