The delivery of Theresa May’s letter to European Council president Donald Tusk triggering Article 50, and the official start of the UK’s two-year process of negotiating its divorce from the EU, made the choice of this month’s PME cover an easy one.
Inside the issue there’s a great look at the implications of Brexit for pharma, with Nicola Maguire from law firm Cooley LLP rounding up the industry’s areas of concern, Alexa Forbes from Four health Communications asks ‘can UK pharma rise to the post-Brexit challenge’ and greyhealth group’s Paul Hughes looks at the facts (and the alternative facts) of the situation.
Meanwhile, in a series of exclusive interviews with PME, Japanese pharmaceutical companies pull no punches when it comes to what the reassurance they want from the UK on its future in science and innovation. Read the rest of this entry »
You won’t generally find PME issues following a particular theme each month – there’s simply too much interesting ground to cover in the magazine for that.
Nevertheless, as each issue coalesces there are often common strands across different features and such seemed the case with March’s PME, which contains a nice chunk of ‘careers’ content. Read the rest of this entry »
Predictions of the death of print have been around for while, but there’s nothing like walking into a really well-stocked newsagents to make you consider the medium anew.
As newspapers like the New York Times take a leaf out of the magazine playbook and indie-published titles flourish, it’s no wonder there are suggestions 2017 could mark another turning point in print’s fortunes. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s easy to over-estimate the ubiquity of the smartphone and its capabilities, not least in the UK where 81% of adults were last year estimated to have one.
But the global picture is one of much more variety and, according to a recent report, almost half of mobile phone users are happy to use their devices as, well, mobile telephones. Read the rest of this entry »
I’ve been learning Bengali off and on for over ten years now and am, unsurprisingly, always on the look-out for digital tools to help me with the language.
Despite it being the seventh most spoken language in the world, it’s not the easiest task, with on- and offline Bengali resources being few and far between.
So, although it’s probably years away from being available in my chosen language, I was nonetheless taken by the recent expansion of Google Translate’s Word Lens to Japanese. Read the rest of this entry »