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ESIHISE 2016 will be composed of research presentations, keynote lectures, invited presentations, workshops, doctoral consortium, demo session, research-in-progress and poster presentations. [read more]
The 20th annual Chatham House Climate Change conference will focus on the implications of the COP21 Paris agreement on capital investment, innovation and planning in the public and private sectors. [read more]
We are pleased to announce the final conference of the European Commission‐funded ADVANCE project. The conference will bring together stakeholders, climate policy experts and scientists to discuss “Deep decarbonization for staying well below 2°C”. The Paris Agreement reinforced the objective of keeping global temperature rise well below 2 degrees Celsius, and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Such low stabilization requires swift action and an almost full-scale decarbonization of energy systems worldwide. [read more]
The objective of this conference is to assess the current challenges Europe faces regarding sustainable development policy, bring together stakeholders from different sectors and address the prospects for further progress in this area. [read more]
Phenotypes are observable characteristics that represent the result of complicated biological mechanisms translating our genes into something we can actually see. Genes can determine our differences - whether we have brown or blue eyes, whether we are tall or short - and our similarities. Traits that define human beings, or any other species, are pretty stable within the population yet such traits have changed between species during evolution. For example, humans have long hairs on head, pubis and armpits whereas primates have them all over the body. [read more]
Source: European Research Council
Event is focused on the latest research findings on Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB), EU-own taxes, a sustainable tax collection, what defines equal, socially and environmentally sustainable taxation and more and organized by Horizon 2020 research project FairTax. The FairTax research project produces recommendations on how fair and sustainable taxation and social policy reforms can increase the economic stability of EU member states, promote economic equality and security, enhance coordination and harmonization of tax, social inclusion, environmental, legitimacy, and compliance measures, support deepening of the European Monetary Union, and expand the EU’s own-source revenue bases. [read more]
S2M 2016 is a three days conference conjointly organised by the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon, and The University of Manchester, with a wide variety of plenary and parallel sessions and inspiring keynote speakers, aiming to foster transdisciplinary research and innovation in the fields of manufacturing, design, architecture and construction, with a focus on a new culture of eco-design and innovation, towards smarter and sustainable manufacturing systems. The European Commission recently adopted an ambitious strategy called Europe 2020 to spur a smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, fostering knowledge, innovation, education and a digital society. [read more]
Delegates at this timely seminar will discuss the future of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) - focusing on how the next REF will be structured and on the funding allocation. It has been scheduled to follow the Government-commissioned review of the REF being undertaken by Lord Stern, which is due to report in the summer. Planned sessions examine key elements of the review, including how to promote and support excellence, reduce administrative burden, increase the use of metrics, and improve the process of peer review. The agenda will also look at proposals for regular 'mini REFs' or a system of ongoing impact assessment using metrics in order to support quality on an ongoing basis and identify areas of emerging excellence. [read more]
A fast, accurate and easy-to-use test for detecting high explosives, toxic chemicals and other small molecules is providing security services with a potentially life-saving tool in the fight against terrorism. Developed by EU-funded researchers, the innovative detection system has undergone successful field trials and is ready for widespread deployment. [read more]
New materials can make aircraft greener and quieter. But how would these planes behave in an emergency water landing? An EU-funded project's experiments and computer simulation tools are contributing to better understanding of the complicated phenomena involved in developing even safer and more cost-effective designs. [read more]