As Manchester University start-up 2-DTech signs a MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) to become a project partner of the NGI (National Graphene Institute) Chalmers University, Sweden, offers a Graphene MOOC (Massive Open Online Course).
Italian headquartered Eurotech Group has launched its Hive (High Velocity) system in the Aurora line of supercomputers built on Bricks supercomputing architecture for acceleration, optimisation and flexibility. A leading player in the M2M/IoT marketplace, it has also joined the Red Hat Partner Program, becoming a Red Hat ISV Advanced Partner.
This Saturday "Computing at School Scotland" is being held at Craiglockhart campus Napier University with the aim to educate, engage and encourage the number of computing science teachers in Scotland, as these have dropped so acutely that the current generation of school children's expertise in the subject will not be fit for employment purpose.
National Trust for Scotland is contacting all its 320,000 members urging them to support John Muir Trust’s opposition to the Stronelairg wind farm development that has already been strenuously opposed by both Scottish Natural Heritage, and the Cairngorms National Park Authority..
The UK has become Europe's most entrepreneurial economy and has climbed five places to fourth globally, according to the 2015 edition of the GEI (Global Entrepreneurship Index) according to Imperial College Business School with collaborators in London School of Economics and Unversities of Pécs and George Mason.
Giraffa camelopardalis is the archetypal African savanna animal, a fixture on every safari agenda as a fascinating animal. Contrary to many of the continent’s other wild animals, the long-necked lovelies are rather poorly studied. Based on their markings, distribution and genome, some nine subspecies are nrecognised – including the two subspecies Angola Giraffe (Giraffa c. angolensis) and South African Giraffe (Giraffa c. giraffa).
US and European nuclear experts and observers emphasise that an industry which has previously been geared up for expansion may have little acquaintance with decommission costs, and shortage of nuclear engineers. It is viewed as an emerging market of somet €80.4bn as an estimated spend for global decommissioning in the next 25 year with some 200 reactors to be shut down by 2040.
Scientists at TSRI (The Scripps Research Institute) identify weak spots on the surface of Ebola virus that are targeted by antibodies in ZMapp, the experimental drug administered to several patients during the recent Ebola outbreak.
Long time a happy user of Petrol Prices which does a price comparison of local garages saving many pennies seeing offered what in the way of diesel prices and how far away one had to drive to reach the fuel, Gaberlunzie has been using a energy supplier swtiching scheme also from Petrol Prices.
Lesley Anne Glover, CBE, FRSE and FASM is a Scottish biologist and Professor of Molecular and Cell biology at the University of Aberdeen. But best of all, she can now put her indubitable skills to use where they are sorely needed, not wasting them as chief scientific adviser to the President of the European Commission, who is to dispose of all his policy advisors and clearly determined to get rid of the brightest women players too.
A New York Times article on the Failure Age may well be the coining of a descriptor term 'failurage' that not only addresses the impact of excessive innovatio, but also inevitable and implicitly hurtful accompanying impact.
Every year, 25,000 people die as a result of antimicrobial resistance in Europe. A global action plan against one of the greatest health threats of our time is the aim of a conference currently underway in Oslo. Representatives from 40 countries are attending the conference arranged by Norway together with six other countries and the WHO (World Health Organisation).
Six weeks of intense competition finds Joseph Nii Tettey Ashong has winner of ‘The Scholarship’, the Apprentice-style radio reality show offering one talented Ghanaian student a fully paid place at the University of Dundee.
Common knowledge thanks to Oxford Professor Halford Mackinder and author Danny Dorling with his book "Inequality and the 1%" that everyone with jobs traditionally placing them within the top 1% of society – as head teachers and doctors, are almost entirely excluded from that demographic rank, no matter how successful their career. But a different and constructive take for research is being exercised by Trend Watching in what it terms Post Demographic Consumerism .
This week Gaberlunzie suggests you consider your passwords especially instituting 2FA where practical. He sees we should be grateful that English jobs are on offer as there are less in Scotland and he is awed at the thought of HMRC as a publisher. They do have some very intriguing statistics that the IFS have worked out.
As robotic vision and AI take over the fish catch estimates, Leeds-based catering equipment supplier to fish and chip shops, Hopkins, has implemented a JobWatch system from BigChange across its entire mobile workforce, enabling the company to improve operational processes and boost efficiencies.
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