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2025 – Innovate or Die: A Futurist’s View on Industrial Relations

Originally written for UNISON. Republished with kind permission here. It’s impossible to explore the future of industrial relations without first looking at how the world of work is evolving. Traditional models of full-time employment are being eroded by the growth of self-employment. Included in this is the rise of freelancing. Of the 4.8m self-employed people in…
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2025 – The Rise of Synthetic Biology

Synthetic biology involves the engineering and design of biological systems with a practical purpose in mind. Another way of describing it is the creation of biological machinery. To accomplish it successfully, it requires a multidisciplinary and integrative approach. This includes the disciplines of biology, computer science, engineering, genetics and medicine. Much of it is an extension of…
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2025 – The Rise of Neural Interfaces

You may be unfamiliar with the term 'Neural interfaces' (NI). Let's start by defining what they are. Very simply, they are interfaces that facilitate a direct connection between our nervous system and computers. The system requires machines to interpret electromagnetic signals from the brain and in return to send modulated signals back to us in a…
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How to Future Proof Your Life and Career

The world is changing fast around us – so do you ever wonder what that means to your career and life? In this interactive discussion, we’ll be blasting through a variety of future facing topics aimed at bringing clarity and raising questions in an exponentially changing world. This event is curated by Matt Kendall of…
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