How does sleep impact on memory, health and performance

According to experts, the average person in the UK now gets just 6.5 hours of sleep a night. The University of Surrey recently completed a study of the effect that this and found that adding one hour of sleep dramatically increases memory, health and overall…

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The importance of innovation – report by PWC

Price Waterhouse Coopers have published an interesting report on the importance of innovation to really successful companies, and the characteristics that define them. Here are some of the key findings: Seventy nine per cent of the most innovative companies in their study have well-defined innovation…

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Co-Creating the Internet of Things for Children

The Royal College of Art hosted a pan-European meeting to discuss the internet of things and children on Friday. DISTANCE were represented by Duncan Wilson (Intel) and Sean McDougall (Stakeholder Design), along with Simon Varley and Steve Saddler from Alder Grange and East Barnet School…

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DISTANCE begins

In May 2013 we started a project to bring the Internet of Things into schools. Project Distance offers every school in the UK: the ability to measure and share data in a way that helps to make science fun, links directly to the curriculum, helps…

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