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agri-food

Enhancing crop diversification to support transitions towards sustainable agri-food systems

Antoine Messéan, Research Manager and Lise Paresys, Scientific Officer for the National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment in France, walk us through what we need to know about enhancing crop diversification to support transitions to sustainable agri-food systems.
local economies

Reviving the UK’s local economies in light of COVID-19

Gordon Mole, Head of Business and Employability at Fife Council and a Director of the Institute of Economic Development, shares his thoughts on reviving the UK’s local economies in light of COVID-19.
ergonomic seating

The importance of ergonomic seating in the medical and dental markets

Murray Equipment Co. Ltd.’s Marketing Manager, Reuben Underhill, walks us through the firm’s ergonomic seating offerings that give the best posture possible for those who work in the UK’s medical, laboratory and dental markets.
dementia in the digital era

Dementia in the digital era: A Hong Kong perspective

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group shines the spotlight on dementia in the digital era, from a Hong Kong perspective.

Overcoming barriers to energy efficiency investments

BASE (Basel Agency For Sustainable Energy) explain to us their views on enabling a green economic COVID-19 recovery with energy efficiency investments, including analysis of the Energy Savings Insurance model.
legalising medical cannabis

COVID-19: A moment for legalising medical cannabis?

Here, Josh Smith talks us through the current pandemic and the recent history underlying the fight for legalising medical cannabis.
influenza virus in africa

The spread and expansion of the influenza virus in Africa

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group sheds light on the spread and expansion of several types of the influenza virus in Africa.
developing world, IoT

IoT can make a difference in the developing world

Christine Sund, Senior Advisor, ITU Regional Office for Africa at International Telecommunication Union argues that the Internet of Things can make a difference in the developing world.
interactive proof assistants, mathematics

Computer science, software and mathematics: Interactive proof assistants

Dr Nicolas Tabareau from IMT Atlantique Bretagne-Pays de la Loire, provides us with further insight about interactive proof assistants, within the wider field of computer science, software and mathematics.
digitisation for rail

Digitisation for rail: Challenges that bring high value

Here, Marcel van Velthoven discusses how to bring digitisation for rail, and any other company that wants to improve their asset management.
genetic research

Finland: A framework for genetic research

Mark Daly, Director of the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), HiLIFE at the University of Helsinki, shares his expertise on medical genetic research on a population scale in Finland.

‘Luminaire of the Future’ aims to revolutionise the European lighting industry

Here, Project Coordinator of “Repro-light” Wilfred Pohl explains how the customisable and sustainable ‘Luminaire of the Future’ aims to revolutionise European lighting in the workplace.
polypharmacy and multimorbidity

Globally addressing polypharmacy and multimorbidities with computational techniques

Dr Juliana Bowles, School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews, discusses how to tackle polypharmacy and multimorbidities with computational techniques.
conservation efforts, chromosome

Conservation efforts and genomics: Not all genomes are created equal

Professors Darren Griffin and Mike Bruford (Universities of Kent and Cardiff) discuss what is meant by a “whole genome sequence” and how it is revolutionising conservation efforts.

A low carbon future with district heating solutions

Steve Richmond from REHAU UK’s Building Solutions division shines a spotlight on the uncertainty surrounding traditional fossil fuel heating systems, and how companies are taking steps to implement a new generation of district heating solutions.
global climate change

A correlation between global climate change and human health

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group shares her perspective on the correlation between global climate change and human health.
The Green Deal

The Green Deal: Low carbon, waste and emissions

Cillian Lohan from the European Economic and Social Committee provides his thoughts on the Green Deal, characterised by low carbon, low waste, low emissions plus a high quality of life and prosperity.
electric buses

Transport in Israel: The progress of electric buses and vehicles

Open Access Government spoke with Avner Flor, Senior Director, Division of Motor Vehicles, within Israel’s Ministry of Transport and Road Safety about the progress of electric buses and vehicles in the country.
treat epilepsy

Can cannabidiol (CBD) treat epilepsy?

Here, OilsBySimpson Founder Kevin William Simpson, explains what current research shows about CBD’s effect on epilepsy and its applications as a treatment.
Fighting infectious crop diseases

Fighting infectious crop diseases with big data analyses

Dr Kim Hammond-Kosack, Research Programme Leader Wheat Pathogenomics at Rothamsted Research, explores how big data analyses and knowledge networks can be used to protect global wheat crops from infectious diseases.

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