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The biology of “love”: Lessons from prairie voles
Sue Carter, Director of The Kinsey Institute, discusses the fascinating nature of prairie voles and explains how they can teach us about the biology of “love”.
Developing effective treatments or even a cure for tinnitus
Dr Will Sedley provides his opinions on how to objectively ‘measure’ tinnitus – the first crucial step in developing effective treatments or even a cure – as an example of the kind of project that Action on Hearing Loss is funding.
Regional Development in Sweden: The story of an international development lab
At the Alexanderson Institute in Sweden, new and exciting methods are created to promote future growth, as we now discover.
Guard Patch: Intelligent wearable technology with IoT and platforms
Professor Shuenn-Yuh Lee, National Cheng Kung University, discusses his mission to build a user-friendly development platform with smart wearable technology, in this report.
Laying the foundations for a successful degree apprenticeship programme
Alasdair Poole, Apprenticeships Manager at Ashridge Executive Education details the importance of laying the foundations for a successful degree apprenticeship programme.
A new turn in the search for the origin of life
Professor Friedemann Freund, SETI Institute, explores a fascinating new discovery in the search for the origin of life, here.
From diabetes prevention 1.0 to Prevention 3.0
Digitally enabled pathway personalisation is leveraging actionable data insights and dynamic intelligence to drive better outcomes as part of the Prevention 3.0 agenda
Why digital transformation in education matters
Peter Richardson, Senior Marketing Manager PFU (EMEA), explains why digital transformation in education plays a crucial role.
Enhancing One Health surveillance systems
Researchers from SACIDS Foundation for One Health discuss the importance and implementation of event-based community surveillance using a One Health approaches in East and Southern Africa.
Decentralising security for mobile devices: Is blockchain the viable solution?
Steven Sprague, Cofounder and CEO of Rivetz reveals a viable solution when it comes to decentralising security. He argues that there is great promise for creating mobile device security with blockchain technology.
Placecube’s Digital Place: Building an ecosystem of digital services
Dr. Gavin Beckett, Executive Director of Placecube, discusses his vision on building an ecosystem of digital services based on common service patterns.
Plastic in the oceans: Five steps to reduce marine litter
Maria Spyraki MEP from the European Parliament explains the five necessary steps to reduce marine litter – Engagement, Education, Empowerment, Engineering, and Enforcement – in light of the problem of plastics ending up in the oceans of the world.
Ralph J. Poole: Becoming a gender-queer researcher
Professor Ralph J. Poole, University of Salzburg, opens up about his career as a gender-queer researcher, here.
Climate change: Urban transformation and the relevance of critical infrastructure
Urban transformation and the relevance of critical infrastructure is placed under the spotlight here by Prof Dr Daniela Jacob at Climate Service Centre Germany (GERICS).
Mental health in Germany: A focus on ward-equivalent treatment
Laura Kirschbacher, Corporate Communications Manager at Pfalzklinikum AdöR talks about ward-equivalent treatment (WeT), a special kind of hometreatment, where a multi-professional team visits the patients at home: She accompanied WeT social worker Linda Seez to find out more.
Reconciliation in a higher education context: Tensions and challenges
Dawn Zinga, Associate Professor and Chair at the Department of Child and Youth Studies at Brock University explores reconciliation in a higher education context, by detailing the tensions and challenges in this area
Plasma-Jet-Driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion – A progress report
C. Francis Thio and F. Douglas Witherspoon, HyperJet Fusion Corporation, provide an update on the progress on Plasma-Jet-Driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion.
Resourcing modern industries by responsive mining solutions
Kate Moore, Senior Lecturer, University of Exeter, discusses whether small mining operations can supply the raw materials for manufacturing of modern technologies.
Multi-utility networks: The Scottish perspective
Lesley Campbell, Commercial Director at GTC Scotland explores multi-utility networks, including broadband, from the Scottish perspective.
Immunoscore®: From the science to the clinical evidence in colon cancer
Jérôme Galon, Director of Research and Head of the Laboratory of Integrative Cancer Immunology at INSERM, explains Immunoscore®, an in vitro diagnostic test that predicts the risk of relapse in colon cancer patients.