Month: September 2017

Winners of Global Education Innovation Award

Global Education Network Europe announces the winners of the Global Education Innovation Award 2017 Dublin, Ireland, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GENE – Global Education Network Europe – wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global Education Innovation Award. The award is intended to benefit Global Education projects that bring about

ComRes survey: Overwhelming support for greater investment in public transport to help tackle air quality and crippling congestion in Scotland

New survey reveals overwhelming support for greater investment in public transport Significant backing for walking and cycling, clean air zones and bus priority measures ComRes findings revealed as Scottish Government progresses Low Emission Zones plan Technology innovation means new buses are 10 times cleaner than latest diesel cars Perth, Scotland, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MSPs have

University of Southampton: New research by Dr Anita Lavorgna to tackle the global illegal trade in endangered plants

New research will aim to tackle the global illegal trade in endangered plants SOUTHAMPTON, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New research by Dr Anita Lavorgna, Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Southampton, will aim to tackle the global illegal trade in endangered plants, worth billions each year. Thanks to a grant from the New Investigators scheme, funded by

University of Southampton, Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium form new strategic partnership for public engagement

Tony Curran from the Public Engagement and Research Unit demonstrates the Superbugs exhibit SOUTHAMPTON, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Southampton has forged a new strategic partnership for public engagement with the Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, inspired by a shared vision to change the world for the better by revolutionising public engagement for the

SAS survey: only 45 per cent with structured plan in place for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Less than half have a structured plan in place to comply with GDPR; over half don’t fully understand the consequences of non-compliance Marlow, UK, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect in 2018, making organisations accountable for personal data protection including how and where data is stored and how

Banca Generali and Saxo Bank partner to offer online trading and digital services

COPENHAGEN, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Banca Generali and Saxo Bank announce they have reached an agreement to establish an exclusive partnership to offer online trading and digital services. The objective is to offer clients, on an exclusive basis for the Italian market, access to an innovative platform for advanced trading, based on Saxo Bank’s technology and

University of Twente: new device that shows the difference between healthy fingers and arthritic fingers

University of Twente: new device that shows the difference between healthy fingers and arthritic fingers Enschede, Netherlands, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — According to a first clinical study published in the scientific journal Photoacoustics, the University of Twente and various European partners have designed a device that shows the difference between healthy fingers and arthritic fingers. The

European Medicines Agency (EMA), EU healthcare payers discussed how their cooperation can contribute to boosting sustainable access to medicines for EU citizens

European Medicines Agency and healthcare payer organisations held joint meeting on 19 September LONDON, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and European Union (EU) healthcare payers met for the first time on 19 September 2017 at EMA’s offices in London to explore synergies and foster mutual understanding and cooperation to help improve timely