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Preparing Civil Society for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a new initiative launched by World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum today launches an initiative aimed at helping civil society prepare for and respond to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The civil society sector, which engages 350 million people worldwide, faces problems in leveraging innovation and providing solutions … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca, Acerta Pharma, MedImmune to present at the 2018 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Diego

27 scientific presentations, including long-term data from Calquence in mantle cell lymphoma and updated early-phase trial results in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia New data on six medicines and potential new medicines across a variety of blood cancers demonstrate breadth of haematology portfolio … Read the full press release

INSEAD fundraising campaign aims to fortify the school’s academic excellence, drive breakthrough innovation and transform society on a global scale

INSEAD, the Business School for the World, continued the global launch of the Campaign for INSEAD on Saturday, 10 November in Singapore. With a target of €250 million, the Campaign is the school’s most ambitious capital campaign to date. Fontainebleau, France, 13-Nov-2018 — … Read the full press release

Vesteda and Dutch Society for the Protection of Birds partner to improve living environment for both people and birds

AMSTERDAM, 25-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Residential real estate investor Vesteda and the Dutch Society for the protection of Birds (Vogelbescherming Nederland) today signed a cooperation agreement with the aim of improving the living environment for both people and birds. To … Read the full press release

Nationwide Building Society joins charity St Mungo’s HomelessWise initiative

SWINDON, 12-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nationwide Building Society is today launching a practical partnership with homelessness charity St Mungo’s aimed at providing a consistent and compassionate response to people rough sleeping on the high street – and is urging other businesses … Read the full press release

Royal Philips: the European Society of Cardiology to incorporate instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR) into its updated revascularization guidelines

iFR-guided strategy now deemed beneficial in the assessment of the functional significance of intermediate coronary stenosis  Technique using iFR-guided strategy is non-inferior to FFR for guiding decisions for intervening on immediate lesions with stable angina or NSTE ACS MUNICH, 31-Aug-2018 … Read the full press release

Georgina Farrell will be the new HR Director of Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=)

BOURNEMOUTH, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) has today announced the appointment of Georgina Farrell as Human Resources (HR) Director. Georgina will join LV= on 15 October and replace David Smith who has held the role on an interim … Read the full press release

Money raised for Samaritans by Leeds Building Society to enhance the charity’s technology to help its volunteers move faster between phone, email and chat responses

SURREY, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Money raised for Samaritans by Leeds Building Society, will be used to enhance the charity’s technology to help its volunteers move faster between phone, email and chat responses. Between 2016 and 2017, contacts to Samaritans by … Read the full press release

GlaxoSmithKline to present comprehensive portfolio of respiratory research and scientific innovation at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) conference

Brentford, United Kingdom, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) will present extensive data from across its respiratory portfolio, pipeline and early phase research programmes at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) conference in San Diego, USA, 19-23 May 2018. Data presented … Read the full press release

University of Exeter academic Professor Kevin Gaston named editor-in-chief of People and Nature, a new journal by the British Ecological Society

DEVON, UK, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Exeter academic will lead a new international journal published by the British Ecological Society (BES). Professor Kevin Gaston will be editor-in-chief of People and Nature, an open-access journal dedicated to publishing high-quality, peer-reviewed work from … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s classroom resource ‘Murder Mystery in a Box’ gets support from the Royal Society of Chemistry

Leicestershire, UK, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Royal Society of Chemistry has granted the University £2,000 to support a science project designed to engage school students. ‘Murder Mystery in a Box’ is a classroom resource created by Loughborough University staff in … Read the full press release

Shire to present new data on recombinant human parathyroid hormone and on the management of chronic hypoparathyroidism at the Endocrine Society’s 100th Annual Meeting and Exposition

Clinical and real-world insights on recombinant human parathyroid hormone (1-84) (rhPTH[1-84]) and the management of chronic hypoparathyroidism to be presented Hypoparathyroidism is a rare endocrine disease that can have a significant impact on patients New data highlight Shire’s commitment to … Read the full press release

New European Society of Cardiology Clinical Practice Guidelines on syncope will be presented at EHRA 2018 in Barcelona

18 to 20 March in Barcelona, Spain Sophia Antipolis, France, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — New European Society of Cardiology Clinical Practice Guidelines on syncope will be presented and published online for the first time during EHRA 2018, which will be held … Read the full press release

Allianz Group and Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) complete the first stage in the creation of their joint venture and strategic partnership

Acquisition of 49 percent stake in LV=’s UK General Insurance businesses by Allianz Group is now completed Transaction creates third-largest personal insurer in the UK market Allianz to pay another 213 million pounds for a further 20.9 percent stake in … Read the full press release

Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) completed the planned sale of 49 percent stake in its UK General Insurance businesses to Allianz Group

Bournemouth, UK, 02-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) announces that it has completed the planned sale of a 49 percent stake in its UK General Insurance businesses (LV=GI) to Allianz Group. Total consideration at this first stage of … Read the full press release

Professor Mick Peake honoured by the Irish Cancer Society for his lifelong work in cancer research

Professor Mick Peake recognised for lifelong work in cancer research and care LEICESTER, 11-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Leicester Professor and consultant at Leicester’s Hospitals has been honoured ‘for his lifelong work on earlier diagnosis and improved outcomes for … Read the full press release

Alcon to introduce Clareon®intraocular lens at the XXXV European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) congress in Lisbon

Clareon® intraocular lens (IOL) implanted with a unique single-use automated pre-loaded delivery system debuts with new data presentations Congress program highlights Alcon’s 70-year legacy of innovation including 100 million AcrySof® IOL implants  New analyses show efficacy and safety of CyPass® Micro-Stent in patients … Read the full press release

Max Planck Society grants funding for study on bird hormones

The Max Planck Society has granted €1.52 million in funding to a project for studying hormones in birds FREIBURG, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Max Planck Society has approved the application to develop a small, autonomously operating analytical system for testing … Read the full press release

European Society of Cardiology, Prof Scott Montgomery: Severe infections in adulthood are associated with a contemporaneously raised risk of cardiovascular disease

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Pneumonia or sepsis in adults that results in hospital admission is associated with a six-fold increased risk of cardiovascular disease in the first year, according to research published today in the European Journal of Preventive … Read the full press release

Classification society’s first offshore drone survey done by DNV GL on Safe Scandinavia in the North Sea

DNV GL surveyors have carried out the classification society’s first offshore drone survey on the semisubmersible vessel Safe Scandinavia in the North Sea. This 25,383 GT tender support vessel (TSV) is owned and operated by Prosafe, supporting Statoil’s drilling operations … Read the full press release

European Society of Cardiology: Cardiovascular diseases kill a greater proportion of women than men in Europe

Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sex-specific cardiovascular drug dosages are needed to reduce adverse reactions in women, according to a position paper from the European Society of Cardiology published today in the June issue of European … Read the full press release

Basilea Pharmaceutica updates on clinical phase 1/2a program with its anticancer drug candidate BAL101553 at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

BASEL, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today that updates were presented on the ongoing clinical phase 1/2a program with its anticancer drug candidate BAL101553, a novel tumor checkpoint controller, at the American Society of Clinical Oncology … Read the full press release

Nationwide Building Society appoints Gunn Waersted to its Board and IT Strategy & Resilience Committee

SWINDON, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nationwide Building Society today announces the appointment of Gunn Waersted, a senior financial services executive with a 35-year career spanning financial services, telecommunications and petrochemicals, to the Society’s Board and its IT Strategy & Resilience … Read the full press release

Four University of Bristol academics elected Fellows of the Royal Society

BRISTOL, 05-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Four University of Bristol academics have achieved the rare distinction of being elected Fellows of the world’s most eminent and oldest scientific academy in continuous existence, the Royal Society. Professor Sandu Popescu from the School of … Read the full press release

University of Bristol and the Bristol Naturalists’ Society to offer programme of Biodiversity Events

BRISTOL, 28-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The rich horticultural history and biodiversity of some of Bristol’s most beautiful gardens will be revealed to the public through a series of guided tours and events, starting next month. The University of Bristol is inviting … Read the full press release

Roche to present 60 abstracts featuring nine of its approved or investigational medicines at the 58th American Society of Hematology (ASH) in San Diego

New results from the phase III GALLIUM study which compared Gazyva/Gazyvaro (obinutuzumab) plus chemotherapy to Rituxan/ MabThera (rituximab) plus chemotherapy in previously untreated follicular lymphoma will be presented in the Plenary Scientific Session New results for Venclexta/Venclyxto(venetoclax) and investigational medicine … Read the full press release

Nationwide Building Society to engage external experts to support the Board IT Committee

The experts bring additional weight and knowledge as part of the Society’s continued commitment to digital Innovation, Mobile Channel, Payments, Data and Security innovation The Board IT Committee is accountable for technology architecture and transformation, innovation, cyber security and IT … Read the full press release

Nationwide Building Society: 61% of Brits say discussing financial matters is more important that seeking health advice 58%

More of us want to speak to someone about our finances (61%) than health (58%) Seven in ten (70%) want to speak to someone face-to-face for money matters Half (50%) wouldn’t use a bank or building society if entirely branchless … Read the full press release

Nationwide Building Society celebrates the voices and stories of ordinary people thru new ad campaign

New Nationwide Building Society advertising campaign written and performed by poets speaking up for what is important to them. The campaign launches on Facebook on Friday 16 September with TV launching the following day, during The X Factor, with a … Read the full press release

Nationwide Building Society will pass on Bank of England’s rate cut in full to existing Base Mortgage Rate (BMR), Standard Mortgage Rate (SMR) and tracker mortgage customers

SWINDON, 09-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the decision by the Bank of England to cut the Bank Rate to 0.25%, Nationwide Building Society today announces that it will pass on the decrease in full to existing Base Mortgage Rate (BMR), Standard … Read the full press release