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Tuesday, 03 May 2016

1. Improving research systems: how to link funding and performance? - 03 May 2016

In the last decade, European countries with research performance-based funding (RPBF) systems in place have consistently improved the quality of the research output. [read more]

2. Research Headlines - Simple apps transform advanced manufacturing

EU researchers have developed a new model for collecting data across the manufacturing life cycle and storing it all in one place. Accessing this data, prototype apps have helped to improve metrics by nearly 90 % in SME advanced manufacturing trials, hinting at how apps could transform this sector in Europe. [read more]

3. Success Stories - Say cheese: the whey forward in renewable plastics

Whey from cheese production and other agricultural waste can be a valuable raw material for new biodegradable plastic. A European research project is working on using these by-products in laminated cardboard for food packaging. [read more]

Monday, 02 May 2016

4. Addressing the crises of an ‘overheated’ world

‘Overheating’ is a metaphor for our present world, where changes are occurring at an exponential speed: population increasing sevenfold in the last two centuries, connecting technologies multiplying and energy needs creating a large pollution challenge. The OVERHEATING project is an attempt to write a collective, anthropological history of the early 21st century, with a focus on accelerated change and local responses to it. [read more]

5. Research Headlines - Driving up the appeal of hybrid vehicles

EU-funded project ECOCHAMPS aims to make hybrid vehicles more attractive to buyers by developing ways to improve their performance and lower prices - increasing Europe's competitiveness in the market. [read more]

6. The past and present of slavery: a history in the making

Prof. Alice Bellagamba investigates the contemporary repercussion of historical slavery in a unique interdisciplinary and cross-cultural study that draws on historical documents, oral history and ethnographic research. [read more]

7. What does aspirin do to you?

Prof. O'Donnell and her team study lipids. These molecules play a key role in regulating blood clotting, signalling during infections and providing energy during metabolism. O'Donnell is among the first to take a close look at the total number and diversity of lipids present in platelets, blood cells that are essential for clotting. [read more]

Friday, 29 April 2016

8.  Smart cities in a global landscape – the EUREKA Innovation Week 2016

Over 1000 innovators from Europe and beyond gathered in Stockholm on 26-29 April for the EUREKA Innovation Week 2016. Organised by the Swedish EUREKA Chair, the event focused on Smart Cities - Sustainable and Attractive Communities. Programme highlights included: [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

10. Discovery in Kenya sheds light on the origins of warfare

Dr Mirazón Lahr’s team unearthed the remains of 27 individuals brutally murdered around 10,000 years ago from the sediment of a dried-up lagoon. They show clear signs of a traumatic death, such as skulls violently hit and skeletons stabbed with stone arrows or spear tips. The bodies had not been buried, but instead they had fallen into a marshy lagoon at the edge of Lake Turkana which – was much larger at that time helping preserve the remains in a relatively good state. [read more]

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