Author Archives: Rachel Holdsworth

Keep calm and carry on with ViewRanger’s Great British Bank Holiday Competition

What does the August Bank Holiday in the great outdoors mean to you? It could be anything from relaxing with friends in beautiful scenery, mountain biking in the fells, to a soggy tent and ice creams in the rain!

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New beam instrumentation will optimise cancer proton therapy

Work by Cockcroft Institute at eye tumour centre will automate beam control shortening treatment time Particle beams – from low energy beams with exotic ions through to extremely high energy light sources – are revolutionising the way we view the … Continue reading

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ViewRanger, the outdoors GPS adventure app, offers romance in Denmark

ViewRanger now offers topographic maps, walking and cycling trails across Scandinavia Copenhagen might be the cycle city of the world but all of Denmark, including its islands and extensive sandy beaches, can now be explored more easily by bike, on … Continue reading

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Norwich Research Park scientists fight back against MRSA

An innovative anti-bacterial spray that will kill just MRSA is being developed by Norwich Research Park scientists. The spray, which can be used in the nose to decolonise patients prior to major surgery, promises to speed recovery time and reduce … Continue reading

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Horse Riding with ViewRanger

Sharing good rides is made easier with ViewRanger Finding somewhere new to ride that is safe and interesting is a challenge, particularly if you are not that confident with a map.  Petra Studholme, a member of the Essex Bridleway Association, … Continue reading

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Altacor chairman Andy Richards receives BIA Lifetime achievement award

Serial life sciences entrepreneur Dr Andy Richards received the BioIndustry Association (BIA) Lifetime Achievement Award at the Association’s annual Gala Dinner last night.

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New social entrepreneurs in residence are good for business

Centre For Entrepreneurial Learning Appoints Pioneers in field The rise of the social entrepreneur represents an exciting challenge to current thinking about the role of business, particularly how to blend commercial and social values. There are a number of models … Continue reading

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The making of a successful entrepreneur: Perspectives from the Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL) and Hong Kong entrepreneur Dr Dominic Chan

29th January 2013, 18:00 – 20:30, British Consulate-General, Hong Kong Hong Kong is still at an early stage in terms of high technology start-ups, when compared to places like Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv and Los Angeles, according to Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL) reveals the appetite for risk should be fed with experience

Is entrepreneurship a contact sport? 15 Jan 2013, The View, Marriott Hotel, Cairo, Egypt Entrepreneurship is not a solo activity and collaborative learning is a very effective way of developing the skills and appetite for risk that is essential for … Continue reading

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Altacor’s new national account manager sees its potential

To head up the launch of its range of new products into the optical and pharmacy channels, Altacor has appointed Lee Woodward as National Account Manager. Formerly key account manager at Sauflon, a contact lens and aftercare solution manufacture, Lee … Continue reading

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