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Forget about GDPR: look at the incoming Data Protection Bill

Coventry University researcher Sara Degli-Esposti discusses implications of the new General Data Protection Regulation and highlights another piece of incoming legislation on data protection in an article originally published by Insider Media. Organisations have been rushing to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ahead of the new requirements coming into force on Friday…

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How local pharmacies can lighten the load for the NHS

Adam Layland, senior lecturer in leadership and management in Coventry University’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, outlines how local pharmacies can become community health centre hubs and ease the strain on primary care services in a blog originally published by Insider Media. Times are changing across the health and social care system across the UK.…

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Coventry’s Cultural Breakthrough

Dr Geoff Willcocks, director of arts, culture and heritage at Coventry University, discusses what Coventry’s UK City of Culture 2021 win will mean for the city in a blog originally published by Insider Media. It must have been at least three years ago that I had my first serious conversation about whether or not Coventry…

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Navigating the risky road to market

Taking an idea to market is tricky, but support for researchers working in academia is out there says Siraj Shaikh, professor of systems security at Coventry University and co-founder of cyber threat detection specialists CyberOwl, in an article originally published by Insider Media.   The UK government’s recent announcement of a “knowledge exchange framework” to…

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There’s more to charity than just giving

Helen Lau, our Knowledge Exchange Manager, talks about the attitude towards charity among the business community. At this time of year, as the weather gets warmer, thoughts often turn towards summer holidays. But for some people, dreams of taking some well-earned rest and relaxation are tempered somewhat by anxieties about getting toned up in time – particularly…

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Further food for thought on health and wellbeing in the workplace

Anne Coufopoulos, a dietitian and specialist in public health from Coventry University’s faculty of health and life sciences, offers some pointers for how businesses can create a healthier working environment. Back in January I wrote about the potential business benefits of encouraging good nutrition amongst employees but, as important as healthy eating is, there’s more to maintaining…