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Active and healthy ageing – Addressing the challenges of multi-medication in Europe’s elderly population

Across Europe, healthcare policy makers share the same challenges: An ageing population, with multiple long-term conditions, requiring numerous medications A traditional attitude to prescribing which focuses on each individual complaint rather than taking a holistic view of the patient's conditions 50% of patients taking 4 or more medications do not take them as prescribed 3-6%…

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Europe Day 2017

To celebrate Europe Day 2017, the European Commission Representation in Scotland will host two events in Edinburgh. On 7 May, there will be a Europe Day Service at St Giles’ Cathedral, which will be led by The Very Rev. Dr Sheilagh Kesting, former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. Former Presiding Officer…

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Big Data: Scientific Opportunities and Legislative Challenges

The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities (The Guild), of which Glasgow University is a member, is hosting an event at Scotland House on the use and collection of Big Data. This event will be part of the The Guild Launch Series, a series of policy labs to take place in the first half of 2017. The…

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Erasmus+ 30th anniversary celebration

An evening of celebration and recognition Over the past 30 years, more than 9 million people around the world have benefitted from Erasmus opportunities. Join the University of Edinburgh to celebrate this milestone for Europe and the University’s continued commitment to providing international experiences for students and staff. What to expect 16.30 Arrival, registration, Erasmus+ competition…

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Digitizing European Industry: opportunities for growth via automation, robotics and digitalization

The workshop “Digitizing European Industry: opportunities for growth via automation, robotics and digitalization” will take place on 14th June from 12:00 to 17:30  at the Microsoft Executive Briefing Centre (Rue Montoyer 51, Brussels).  The workshop will focus on elements of the Digitizing European Industry (DEI) strategy of the EC and take-up measures which are aimed at…

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