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cannabinoids in medicine, epilepsy

Cannabinoids in medicine part 4: Epilepsy

In the fourth of a series of five articles, Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies discuss their expertise on cannabinoids in medicine.
ethics of AI development, public policy

The ethics of AI development in public policy

Dr Emma Carmel illustrates the paradoxical realities of ethics in AI development, with recommendations for forming an effective public policy.
cbd quality and compliance, novel food application

Setting global standards for CBD quality and compliance

At Mile High Labs, we share a collective vision for global standards of CBD quality and compliance: Let’s discuss the Novel Food application process for the UK.
pro-poor

Pro-poor policy: What is the role of aspirations failure?

Sayantan Ghosal, Adam Smith Chair in Political Economy, discusses an often-overlooked policy question: What is the relationship between aspiration failure and the continuation of poverty?
COVID-19 research, LMIC

COVID-19 research: Health of older people in poorer countries

Global health experts question why COVID-19 research is not becoming policy for the older population in low and middle-income countries (LMICs).
emergency cobra meeting, COVID-19

COVID-19: What happened in the emergency Cobra meeting?

Here, we decode the emergency Cobra meeting on 12 March and interview people about the Boris response to COVID-19.
uk immigration rules, global talent

UK immigration rules: Has the new policy changed UK migration statistics?

Sophie Barrett-Brown and Joshua Hopkins, Laura Devine Immigration, describe the effect of the new UK immigration rules on how people are actually migrating.
global situation for women, international women's day

International Women’s Day: UN review the global situation for women

Let’s discuss the UN Women report, “Women’s Rights in Review 25 years after Beijing,” which documents how gender equality is functioning on International Women's Day.
COVID-19 response, coronavirus

COVID-19 response: UK want to delay mass infection until summer

Today (3 March) Boris Johnson unveiled the Government’s COVID-19 response plan for the immediate future, including bringing back NHS retirees.
the fourth industrial revolution, artificial intelligence

Where will the fourth industrial revolution take us?

Georgia Shriane, Senior Associate at Boyes Turner, illuminates the realities of the fourth industrial revolution: Where is AI due to take us?
Deleveraging, Shadow Banking and the Chinese Economy

Deleveraging, Shadow Banking and the Chinese Economy

Kent Matthews and Zhiguo Xiao write about the complex situation of shadow banking in China.
Potato late blight in Europe

Potato late blight in Europe

Didier Andrivon delves into the disease that once killed 1.5 million individuals in Ireland: Potato late blight, also known as Phytophthora Infestans.
marmot review 2020, health inequalities

Marmot Review 2020: “Regressive” cuts hit most deprived areas

We have the essentials of the Marmot Review 2020 for you, including recommended policy measures to tackle health inequalities.
laws on Artificial intelligence, OCR technology

Can we realistically create laws on artificial intelligence?

Chris Rourk, Partner at Jackson Walker, a member of Globalaw, talks us through the realities of attempting to create laws on artificial intelligence.
climate justice project, bezos earth fund

Jeff Bezos creates climate justice project with $10 billion

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has made a donation of $10 billion to his new climate justice project, the Bezos Earth Fund.
unexplained wealth orders, BCL solicitors

Unexplained Wealth Orders: Will Zamira Hajiyeva’s appeal open the floodgates?

John Binns, Financial Crime team at BCL Solicitors, discusses the implications of the appeal against Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWO).
solitary confinement statistics, mortality

Solitary confinement statistics show increased rate of suicides

New solitary confinement statistics show a very strong risk of unnatural death after inmates are released.
black swans, public administration

Rare organisational failure with severe consequences

Here, Professor Wolfgang Seibel explains how “black swans” in public administration are responsible for disasters like Grenfell.
wellbeing tech, privacy concerns

Privacy concerns must be addressed in wellbeing tech

Wellbeing tech has become a familiar idea in workplaces globally, but what are the privacy concerns underlying this revolution?
UK employment law, Ius laboris

What are the changes for UK employment law in 2020?

In this article, Sean Dempsey and Richard Lister of UK law firm, Lewis Silkin take a look at what’s coming up in UK employment law in 2020.

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