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hearing loss, disabilities

Hearing loss: Life’s better when we’re all connected

Richard Kramer, Chief Executive of national disability charity Sense, argues that life’s better when we’re all connected when it comes to hearing loss.

Hydrogen on trial: Fuel cell RCVs and the future

Hydrogen fuel cell RCVs will take to the streets in seven European cities this year as part of an EU-funded project to assess the viability of this technology to decarbonise waste fleets. Geesinknorba is supplying the H2 RCV to partner city Aberdeen.
transformation and paradigm change

On digital transformation: Transformation and paradigm change

Alexander Zeitelhack, Associate Dean, Berlin School of Business and Innovation, shares his perspective on digital transformation, transformation and paradigm change.
zero carbon bill, food security

OECD: Discussing the Zero Carbon Bill, agriculture and climate change

Here, two policy analysts from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) talk to Open Access Government about the Zero Carbon Bill.
diabetes care, healthcare practitioners,

Invigorating education for diabetes care professionals

The iDEAL group shares their thoughts on invigorating education for today’s diabetes care professionals.
America’s STEM future, Education and Human Resources,

Education and Human Resources (EHR): Building America’s STEM future

Here, we find out that the National Science Foundation’s Directorate of Education and Human Resources works to achieved excellence in STEM education at all levels.
children with disabilities, virtual reality

Virtual reality boosts physical therapy for children with disabilities

Dr Alison Cernich, Deputy Director of the NICHD, and Dr Theresa Cruz, Acting Director, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research at NICHD, describe technology that helps children with disabilities.
healthy economic development

Rebooting the economic engine: Fostering healthy economic development

Jocelyn Blériot – Executive Lead, International Institutions & Governments, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, shares his thoughts on how fostering healthy economic development while addressing the challenges faced on the environmental front involves co-creation mechanisms between the private and the public sector.
materials research

Supporting science in the United States: A focus on materials research

Here, Writer Megan Warrender, focuses on materials research as an example of how science is supported in the United States by the National Science Foundation.
britain’s mid-sized cities

2020: Coming of age for Britain’s mid-sized cities

Cllr John Merry CBE, Chair of Key Cities and Deputy City Mayor of Salford, argues that 2020 will be a coming of age for Britain’s mid-sized cities.
importance of digitalisation, smart cities

The economic importance of “digitalisation”

Alun Foster, Head of Plans and Dissemination at ECSEL JU, lifts the lid on the economic importance of “digitalisation”.
national toxicology program

The National Toxicology Program: Needs and opportunities

Open Access Government spoke to Dr Brian Berridge, Associate Director of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) in the U.S., about the needs and opportunities he sees within the NTP.
psychological assessment, neurobiological

Labels are for products, not for people: Psychological assessment, understanding and care

Peter Kinderman, Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool and member of Mental Health Europe, argues that labels are for products and not for people, as he focuses on psychological assessment.
innovation in the public sector

Buying innovation in the public sector

Iain C. Steel, Chief Procurement Services Officer and Caroline Ramsay, Partner at UK law firm TLT LLP detail here their thoughts on buying innovation in the public sector.
Cardiovascular side effects

Cardiovascular side effects of night-time train noise

The cardiovascular side effects of night-time train noise is placed under the spotlight here by a group of experts from Gutenberg-University Mainz in Germany and the Danish Cancer Society.
Maximising the potential of IT

The Digital Single Market: Maximising the potential of IT within Europe

Roberto Viola Director-General of DG Connect, within the European Union, focuses on maximising the potential of IT within Europe, a vital aspect of implementing the Digital Single Market.
neurodegenerative diseases, protein

A brief overview of advances in neurodegenerative diseases

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, provides an overview of Neurodegenerative Diseases.
coronary artery disease, medical revolution,

“Reasonable” physical activity for all: The next (cheap) medical revolution?

Simone Biscaglia, European Society of Cardiology Member, states the case here for what could be the next (cheap) medical revolution, “reasonable” physical activity for all.
European Commissioner for Agriculture

The priorities of the new European Commissioner for Agriculture

The priorities of the new European Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski are placed under the spotlight here by Open Access Government.
biomarkers for oncology,Proteomics

Cancer: Breakthrough technologies allowing leveraging biomarkers for oncology

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, provides a cancer focus, in particular, she details breakthrough technologies that allow leveraging biomarkers for oncology.

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