Neuroscientists at the University of Oxford are investigating the pathways that lead to dopamine transmission in the brain; their observations challenge long-held beliefs surrounding neural function in this area and could have implications for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and addiction
IEEE PES’s Executive Director Patrick Ryan outlines the Society’s scope, highlighting its growing presence as a leading provider of scientific and engineering information on electric power and energy for the betterment of the global society
The gap between the numbers of STEM jobs versus the number of highly skilled professionals ready to fulfil these positions is a problem that appears to be growing. International Innovation examines how industries and governments are adapting to meet the needs of an increasingly technological world
Following the release of the Research Excellence Framework results, International Innovation celebrates the achievements of UK research. For the first time since 2008, the quality of UK research outputs has been assessed on a national scale. Now, however, the former Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) has been replaced with a novel grading system – the Research…
International Innovation editor Ben McCluskey takes a look at the relationship between science and politics when it comes to climate action.
Food allergies can have extremely severe, even fatal, consequences for sufferers, yet they are still not fully understood. International Innovation Editor Katie Smith explores the intricacies of this epidemic and outlines the new diagnostic and prevention techniques now underway. Food allergies have been prevalent for millennia – 2,000 years ago, the Roman philosopher and poet…
Heated debate surrounds changes being made to the English school curriculum, but few could argue that introducing coding in primary school is a bad move. In a few weeks, English children as young as five will be taught programming skills in the classroom.