Where people choose to live, who those people are, and why they choose to live there all have a significant impact on a wide range of policy areas. The study of England and Wales now needs to include Scotland.
Why is Google trying to wipe itself out of use by its original supporters? Gaberlunzie, busy with a lot of things, trying to make ends meet, is greeted on a Sunday morning by Chrome refusing to link him to his email box and despite a decade of a gmail address, have a new one thrust upon him and only managing to get on with things by using Safari!!
The issue of outages and internet break-in are the bread and butter of the security industry and the occasion of sometime great furies from the public plagued by issues they are quite incapable of sorting or fixing.
John Muir Trust welcomes its hard fought victory with a coalition of outdoors, environmental and community organisations, (not to mention breath-holding and praying others) who have waged a five year campaign to stop the proposed Allt Duine Wind Farm on the western edge of the Cairngorm National Park.
Australia with one of the highest rates of animal species that face extinction, decline or negative impacts from human behaviour in the world, has over the last decade had rare occurrences of animals, rebounding and thriving. An example the conservation success story in recovery of humpback whales that breed in both East and West Australian waters.
In an especially rare and historic event, the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (Nordita) will host many of the founding members of modern physics in Stockholm in an attempt to solve one of the most complex and mind-twisting topics of our time: whether singularities in black holes exist and whether Hawking radiation has any bearing on their existence.
Critical care doctor, Julio Barado-Hualde has developed a mathematical simulation model that enables the occupancy of beds in an ICU (Intensive Care Unit) to be predicted and managed more effectively. Research, which focusses on the Hospital Complex of Navarre, is part of his PhD thesis read at the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre.
At the CFCC, there were some who were of the belief that it might be too late to just rely on clean energy. “We should have done this 20 to 30 years ago" And others note "there are limits to adaptation." From the STEM viewpoint four women players have three male counterparts.
Glasgow-based Star Renewable Energy has won a £350,000 contract to supply heat pumps for a pioneering renewable energy scheme which will, for the first time in the UK, see solar thermal panels being used to power a district heating scheme.
Cobler’s bairns “being aye ill shod” springs to mind as “The Scotsman” reports seagulls causing problems for Aberdeen football club and tackling the problems of menacing seagulls by recruiting a killer hawk to scare them off.
Gaberlunzie lays down a brief blog and his one white camellia of 2015 on, alas,
the day when the pink paper (early recognition that many dyslexics read print better in a pale pink background) that redoubtable and magnificent "Financial Mail" has moved into Nikkei stables in Japan.
On the heels of the proposition that an eight international currency will be chosen by the IMF in October, Scotland is to conduct The Global Ethical Finance Forum set to connect Scotland with ethical finance players from Europe as with Triodes Bank, and those from the Middle East, Africa, East Asia gathering on 1-2 September at the Balmoral Hotel.
To overcome off-target mutations that commonly occur with CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing methods, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital researchers have developed two strategies that greatly improve the specificity of RNA-guided nucleases for the DNA region targeted to be cut and repaired.
An IMF watcher is predicting that October 20th 2015, for the first time in 35 years, an upcoming announcement could start a new era in modern finance, creating a once-in-a-lifetime moneymaking opportunity as an eighth currency is added to the existing seven. It could also wipe billions off stocks.
The final phase of a competition to develop AAOSN (adaptive autonomous ocean sampling network) management systems for the NOC (National Oceanography Centre) is underway. Two UK consortia will develop systems capable of coordinating a suite of marine autonomous vehicles gathering data from the ocean over periods of months, tracking and sampling dynamic features.
Associate Professor Stig Kvaal and fellow Professor Per Østby at NTNU have written a newly published book Juvelen i kronen [The Jewel in the Crown], which presents the development of Kongsberg Maritime’s dynamic positioning systems.
This staggering technical development and system was created by people who tended to ask for forgiveness rather than permission!!
Irwin McLean, Professor of Human Genetics and Scientific Director of the Centre for Dermatology and Genetic Medicine at Dundee University, a world renowned expert in genetics of skin diseases, has been awarded the prestigious Buchanan Medal of the Royal Society. Almost simultaneously Dundee University plays host to American Fulbright scholars that arrive to explore Scotland's identity, culture and innovation.
An exciting opportunity emerges to join the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath and work with Professor Chris Bowen, on a European Research Council Advanced Fellowship in "Novel Energy Materials: Engineering Science and Integrated Systems (NEMESIS)"
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