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Filter: Year 2020
How has Covid-19 impacted Masters students? Alana Cullen explores the ways in which postgraduate students have been supported by universities during the pandemic, and the effect Covid-19 will have on next years students.Read More
What policy changes do we need to make now to support and deliver an innovation lead economic recovery? Jon Elliott discusses how to make the UK a key centre for research and development.Read More
What action can we take as individuals to help reduce the impact of climate change? Ellen Taylor explores the factors that impact environmental concern, and how policy-makers could help overcome them.Read More
What do the previous generation owe to the next? Patrick McHugh discusses how the baby boomers can act now to support future generations.Read More
How can businesses adapt to survive after months of lockdown? JT Jassen writes about how businesses can effectively digitally transform, and how the National Physical Laboratory can help support this transformation.Read More
Covid-19 is highlighting the structural changes society needs for a new, greener economy. Alana Cullen discusses how to achieve a sustainable future, we have to maintain some the changes made under lockdown.Read More
Charities have had to adapt quickly during COVID-19, but they continue to provide invaluable opportunities. Katie Perry writes about the role of the Daphne Jackson Trust in helping people return to STEM careers after a career break.Read More
Lockdown doesn't just effect physical health, but mental health too. Professor Helen Dodd explores the consequences of lockdown on children's mental health, and how to encourage play at home.Read More
Scientists have been working on solar geoengineering technologies that could mitigate some of the effects of climate change, but these technologies come at a cost. Alana Cullen discusses the benefits and issues of geoengineering as a tool in climate mitigation.Read More
The need for a sustainable and healthy food system is becoming more urgent. Francessca Harris and Amy Thomas discuss the possiblilty of turning to a plantetary health diet as the place to start.Read More