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Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Tritium-extracting solution decontaminates nuclear waste

Hand holding a glass ball with the atom insideEU-funded researchers have been recognised for their ground-breaking work on recovering and reusing waste material in nuclear fusion reactors. They developed and demonstrated new membrane technologies capable of decontaminating waste and extracting valuable tritium for re-use. Read more

Monday, 22 May 2017

Behind the wall: uncovering the effectiveness of migration policy

Silhouettes of people on the background of the sunsetComprehensive new databases of migration flows and policy data since World War II highlight how some policy choices have had unintended effects. Read more

Friday, 19 May 2017

Buy locally, buy quality: sustainability in public food procurement

Children in a school canteenSchool meals don't matter only to kids and their parents. Like other services within the scope of public sector food procurement, they also matter economically. Determination to source produce locally and sustainably can make all the difference to a region's farmers, as can labels protecting its specialities. An EU-funded project is connecting the dots. Read more

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Smartphone solutions for smarter, greener urban mobility

Biklio illustration imageIf the arrival of spring is not enough to get you out walking and cycling, an EU-funded initiative is launching a number of mobile applications offering incentives to lead a more active lifestyle, reduce urban congestion and fight pollution. Read more

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Think smart for better transport planning

Visualisation of offer and demand for bike-sharing in BarcelonThe more planners know about how people move around a city, the easier it is for them to develop sustainable transport policies. EU-funded researchers have used data from personal smart devices to shed light on urban mobility and improve transport planning tools and models. Read more

Monday, 08 May 2017

Digging deep to help Europe's soil

Magnified cellsEuropean scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and urbanisation. The scientists want to come up with better preventive measures. Read more

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