JRC Newsletter: latest research results and news on policy support activities
April / May 2011 issue of the JRC newsletter
The latest edition of the JRC Newsletter has been published and can be downloaded here. In this issue: Editorial by Professor Patrick Cunningham, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Irish government.
Among the news: Clearinghouse provides daily updates on Japanese nuclear accident; JRC scientists monitor solar storm disruption in satellite signals; new standard for data centres' can cut energy consumption by 20-50%; reduction of black carbon and ozone can halve potential temperature rise by 2050 and new generic fibre name makes its way in EU legislation. The newsletter also features a brief on analysing the robustness of university rankings and on the start of a new JRC spin-off company Nucleonica. The section on upcoming events lists among other things the 14 May JRC Ispra Open Day.
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