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humanitarian assistance

U.S. efforts to promote food security and provide humanitarian assistance

The vital work of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) is examined here by Open Access Government, with a focus on their efforts to promote food security and provide humanitarian assistance in other countries, such as Ethiopia
digital services

Agile Digital Services: A Success Story

We’re living in an ever-changing and increasingly digital world, which is having a significant impact on the very nature of organisations and how they operate

Precision medicine and biobanking: Future directions

A group of experts from the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories, (ISBER) shed light on the science of biobanking and its role in delivering modern and precision medicine
green belt

Redefining the green belt to tackle the UK’s housing crisis

astudio argues that redefining the green belt will help tackle the UK’s current housing crisis 
copyright law

The future of copyright law in Europe

Daniel Dalton MEP of the European Conservatives and Reformists Group shares his thoughts on the key issues on the future of copyright law in Europe
data science

Discovery and health at the intersection of data science and open science

Michael F. Huerta from the National Library of Medicine at the U.S.’s National Institutes of Health explores how discovery and health benefit from the intersection of data science and open science

Surface science: A rich interdisciplinary research field

Julien Scheibert & Alain Le Bot, researchers at CNRS/Ecole Centrale de Lyon detail tribology as a rich interdisciplinary research field, focussing on material contact interfaces
health agenda

Why isn’t diabetes at the top of every health agenda?

Gwen Carleton, Communication Manager for the World Diabetes Foundation, explores how diabetes still isn’t prioritised by governments and in global development – despite the clear business case for doing so – and hopes that 2018 will mark a turning point
clean growth strategy

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions: The UK’s government’s Clean Growth Strategy

David Taylor, Head of Corporate Affairs and Innovation at Flogas shares his views on the UK’s government’s Clean Growth Strategy and the extent to which this will help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
asthma in Ireland

The key challenges around asthma in Ireland

In this interview, Sarah O’Connor, CEO of the Asthma Society of Ireland charts today’s key challenges around asthma in Ireland and beyond
Education and research

The prospects for education, research and innovation in Germany

Anja Karliczek, Federal Minister of Education and Research in Germany heads up the policy areas of education, research and innovation. This analysis details the work of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
therapeutic intervention

What’s in an aggregate? Therapeutic intervention in Huntington’s

Naoko Tanese from New York University School of Medicine outlines their work around Huntington’s disease (HD) and new targets for therapeutic intervention
UK’s construction industry

How apprentices contribute to the UK’s construction industry

Amy Hodgetts, Copywriter for Niftylift Ltd explores just how apprentices contribute to the UK’s construction industry.
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
indoor air pollution

Indoor air pollution: A neglected yet important risk to public health

Stephen T Holgate, Special Advisor to the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) on Air Quality and MRC Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology, University of Southampton takes the stance that indoor air pollution is a neglected yet important risk to public health.
prostate cancer

Prostate cancer: A wake-up call for men

Roger Wotton, Chairman of Tackle Prostate Cancer explores the key issues around prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men.
mental health in Southwest Germany

Autonomous in Old Age

Lisa Ehrhardt, Deputy Director "Regional Offers Living in Old Age" at Pfalzklinikum presents the work of their day centers for the elderly in the Palatinate.

Understanding the process of intravenous access

Virginia M Stewart, MD outlines when intravenous access may be needed and how the skilful process should be undertaken
storing silage

Storing silage: A guide on how to safely store it on a farm

When it comes to how to safely store silage on a farm, this article by Charles Renwick from Lycetts explains who is responsible for which elements and what to expect when it comes to getting in touch with the Environment Agency.

Tackling microplastics: Impact on the environment and the food chain

Dr Ruth Barnich, Principal Taxonomist at environmental consultancy Thomson Ecology explores tackling the issue of microplastics, with a focus on how we can better assess their impact on the environment and the food chain.

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