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Online course on graphene will be available worldwide

Nov 21, 2014 06:00 GMT Chalmers University of Technology At the beginning of 2015, Chalmers University of Technology will start its first mooc – massive open online course – free of charge and accessible to anyone with a computer. The course will be on the super-material graphene, which has not been the subject for a mooc previously.

Don’t wait for an emergency to prepare an emergency communications plan

Nov 05, 2014 07:48 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Business Continuity Institute research has revealed that while uptake is high when it comes to organisations having an emergency communications plans, two thirds of those organisations who do not have one would only consider adopting them in the event of a business affecting event.

Businesses facing high costs of supply chain disruption

Nov 05, 2014 07:08 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Business Continuity Institute research has exposed the high costs that businesses are facing as a result of supply chain disruptions in this increasingly interconnected world. Nearly a quarter of businesses suffered from disruptions within the past year that cost in excess of €1 million, with many of these not having sufficient insurance to cover those losses.

Dine Out and Help the Homeless

Oct 31, 2014 15:07 GMT StreetSmart StreetSmart raises funds for the homeless by collecting £1 per table from diners at top restaurants during November & December. “StreetSmart is a fabulous charity that remembers the homeless at a time of year when we should be thinking of others” Marcus Wareing, Chef

Oct 15, 2014 21:04 BST Bombadil Publishing New jobs created in the Highlands when youth publisher Bombadil Publishing relocates to Dornie in the Scottish Highlands. Michael Russell MSP for Argyll & Bute: “I am glad to see a young people’s publisher with an interesting new business model moving into Scotland and I am sure that the Highlands will benefit greatly from such new creative jobs”.

Preparing for Scotland’s future challenges

Jul 25, 2014 13:59 BST The Business Continuity Institute With the referendum on independence for Scotland not far away, the Business Continuity Institute has published a paper to help organisations on both sides of the border consider what the impact of independence could be for them and provide links and resources that will help organisations further understand the debate.

Jul 23, 2014 11:45 BST KL Associates Aylesbury, UK, FUZE Technologies Ltd, creator of the FUZE workstation powered by the Raspberry Pi, a programmable computer and electronics workstation designed to introduce and develop computer programming skills and aid the teaching of programming across all stages of the new UK schools curriculum are pleased to announce their alliance with Eightdog.

Jul 14, 2014 12:19 BST Findcourses.co.uk Educations.com Media Group (EMG), parent company of Findcourses.co.uk, has once again been selected as one of the fastest growing and most innovative e-learning companies in Europe. The EdTech 20 ranking is organised by education technology company Edxus Group in partnership with specialist media investment advisory firm IBIS capital.

Business Continuity Institute named Most Respected Training Resource at the 2014 Business Excellence Awards

Jul 11, 2014 14:48 BST The Business Continuity Institute The Business Continuity Institute is delighted to be named Most Respected Training Resource of 2014 at the prestigious Business Excellence Awards.