Mark Walport

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Name: Mark Walport
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 1 reports

Parliament pledges £1.6m to Internet of Things development

ShutterstockA UK consortium that plans to develop a universal specificationfor the internet of things has been awarded £1.6 million by thegovernment't innovation agency.HyperCat was launched inJune of this year by UK companies Flexeye and 1248, both ... [Published Wired.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Chancellor announces review into the future of financial technologies

Speaking at the launch of the new industry body ‘Innovate Finance’ on Wednesday 6 August, the Chancellor said:I am today asking one of our best scientists, the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Mark Walport, to lead a review into the future of ... [Published Department for Transport - Aug 14 2014]
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First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Beating Ebola in a global village

By Anayo UnachukwuWhile I was writing this piece, I received a news alert from the Washington Post , about the arrival to the US of Dr Kent Brantly, an American doctor, who was infected with Ebola while working in Liberia with a Christian missionary organisation ... [Published Thought Leader - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Unachukwu: Ebola: Reality of an interconnected world

WHILE I was writing this piece, I received a news alert from Washington Post, about the arrival to the United States of Dr. Kent Brantly, an American doctor, who was infected with Ebola Virus Disease while working in Liberia with a Christian missionary ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Chancellor sets out pathway to a Northern powerhouse

Reported by 05/08/2014The Chancellor of the Exchequer,George Osborne this week set out the government’s pathway to a northern economic powerhouse when he welcomed the publication of a report on the future of the northern economy by the city regions of ... [Published Cumbria 24 - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Australian states, territories convinced hydraulic fracturing a viable option but not taking opponents’ concerns lightly

While Australia is estimated to host more than 800-trillion cubic feet of gas resources, the rapidly expanding gas industry is facing a significant battle in exploiting some of these resources.During the three months to March, Australian gas production ... [Published Mining Weekly - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Ebola not direct threat to Britain - Hammond

The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa does not pose a direct risk to the UK, the Foreign Secretary has said.Speaking after an emergency Cobra meeting, Philip Hammond said he was coordinating with his French and American counterparts and the World ... [Published PoliticsHome - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 13 reports

UK on high alert amid fears of Ebola virus spread

The UK is on high alert for cases of Ebola virus in travellers returning from West Africa after two people were thought to have been infected amid fears that the disease may have spread beyond West Africa.Earlier this month Public Health England warned ... [Published OnMedicanet - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 7 reports

Man tested for Ebola in UK

Two people in the UK went to hospital over fears they had symptoms of Ebola as experts warn the interconnected nature of the world means the deadly disease could be a threat in Britain A man has been tested for Ebola in Birmingham and another has visited ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Scientist: Foreign diseases 'pose major threat' to Britain

The government's chief scientific advisor says infectious diseases are a "global grand challenge" amid new warnings about the deadly Ebola virus.Speaking to the Telegraph, Sir Mark Walport said the increasingly "interconnected" meant such diseases were ... [Published itv.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Flood pump failed for two hours

A flood pump in Canvey Island broke down for two hours - despite previous claims the system was only out of action for a matter of minutes.More than 200 homes were flooded on Canvey Island in Essex after 2.3in (6cm) of rain fell on Sunday.On Monday, the ... [Published BBC - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Government's Chief Scientific Advisor gives evidence on priorities for scientific research

22 July 2014Lords Science and Technology Committee investigates ahead of forthcoming UK Science and Innovation StrategyBackgroundProfessor Sir Mark Walport, the Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor, will on Tuesday 22 July give evidence to the Lords ... [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Jul 22 2014]

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Parliament pledges £1.6m to Internet of Things ... [Published Wired.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
News story: Chancellor announces review into th... [Published Department for Transport - Aug 14 2014]
Beating Ebola in a global village [Published Thought Leader - Aug 14 2014]
Government pledges support for UK FinTech [Published TechUK - Aug 11 2014]
Unachukwu: Ebola: Reality of an interconnected ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 11 2014]
The UK economy is healing - but the north still... [Published Telegraph - Aug 08 2014]
The Health Wrap: Ebola and inequity; policy pow... [Published Crikey Media - Aug 08 2014]
Chancellor on developing FinTech [Published Automated Trader - Aug 07 2014]
George Osborne's plan to create a single 'city'... [Published The Journal - Aug 06 2014]
Osborne looks to virtual currencies in bid to m... [Published Finextra Research - Aug 06 2014]
New report challenges government to devolve dec... [Published Out-Law.com - Aug 06 2014]
Speech: Chancellor on developing FinTech [Published Department for Transport - Aug 06 2014]
First GM crops enriched with nutrients ready fo... [Published Telegraph - Aug 05 2014]
Chancellor sets out pathway to a Northern power... [Published Cumbria 24 - Aug 05 2014]
Treasury: Chancellor sets out pathway to a Nort... [Published PoliticsHome - Aug 05 2014]
Speech: Chancellor on the pathway to a Northern... [Published Cabinet Office - Aug 05 2014]
News story: Northern Powerhouse: Chancellor set... [Published Cabinet Office - Aug 05 2014]
HM Treasury: Pathway to a Powerhouse [Published PoliticsHome - Aug 05 2014]
Drivers conned by the diesel drivel [Published Telegraph - Aug 01 2014]
Fears of deadly Ebola virus spreading globally ... [Published Caribbean360 - Aug 01 2014]
Australian states, territories convinced hydrau... [Published Mining Weekly - Aug 01 2014]
UK border staff 'unprepared' to deal with Ebola... [Published itv.com - Jul 31 2014]
Ebola not direct threat to Britain - Hammond [Published PoliticsHome - Jul 31 2014]
Airline acts on worst-ever outbreak of dreaded ... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Jul 31 2014]
Australia and NZ prepare for Ebola outbreak [Published Coffs Coast Advocate - Jul 31 2014]
UK on high alert amid fears of Ebola virus spread [Published OnMedicanet - Jul 30 2014]
No Immediate Threat to U.K. From Ebola [Published Nasdaq - Jul 30 2014]
Ebola spread in UK 'most unlikely' [Published Yeovil Express - Jul 30 2014]
What’s the Ebola virus and how much danger is t... [Published LondonlovesBusiness.com - Jul 30 2014]
RAF 'on standby' to bring back infected Brits [Published Telegraph - Jul 30 2014]
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World: New Map Reveals Worldwide Impacts of Cli... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
Source: Government of the United KingdomCountry: World The Foreign and Commonwealth Office today launched a new map to show the impact of global climate change. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office today launched a new map to show the impact climate ...
Crop breeding technologies workshop – my perspe... [Published Professor Douglas Kell's blog - Jun 27 2014]
There are many global challenges where crops have an important role to play – the prediction that the world’s population is predicted to increase from 7 billion now to 9 billion in 2050 (PDF) , demand for meat will increase by 40% by 2025 and the fact ...
UK chief scientist calls for urgent debate on c... [Published Green (Living) Review - Jun 19 2014]
It's time to move on from the basics of whether global warming is happening to how best to respond, says chief science adviser Britain's chief scientist has called for researchers to speak out about the risks and benefits of strategies for tackling ...
Sir Mark Walport will be Keynote for GeoCom [Published ContingencyToday - Jun 06 2014]
Sir Mark Walport will be Keynote for GeoCom - Submit an Abstract and Join Him! ...
AGI Announces Sir Mark Walport as Keynote Speak... [Published ContingencyToday - Jun 06 2014]
AGI Announces Sir Mark Walport as Keynote Speaker for GeoCom '14 ...
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