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Responsible research: How to deal with animals and ICT in science – an ethical approach. This Workshop aims to provide the participants with insights on ethical aspects of the use of ICT and animals in science and research. Designated discussion rounds will provide the possibility for participants to interact with faculty and deepen the understanding of the topics addressed. [read more]
The purpose of this regional workshop is to fully inform ‘newcomers’ (research performing institutions and research funders) on the principles of Charter and Code and their implementation in the research institution via the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R). The workshop addresses HR Directors and HR Managers from Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. It also addresses highlevel representatives of universities, research centres as well as beneficiaries and potential applicants of H2020 contracts/projects who need to comply with article 32 stipulating the (best effort) obligation to take measures to implement the European Charter for Researchers and Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (C&C) for the benefit of all researchers and their institution. [read more]
World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March 2017 raises awareness and informs policymaking and action at all levels of society. For its part, the EU has been a major funder of projects and initiatives aimed at promoting inclusion, boosting knowledge and improving the lives of people with Down syndrome and their families. [read more]
Science Café with Gorazd B. Stokin is an unconventional open discussion on research in the field of the Alzheimer's disease, learning, memory and their failure. Our guest is a recognized scientist working in the field of neurology. His work is dedicated to Alzheimer's disease, especially to its early stage. He holds the position of Chair at the International Clinical Research Center within St. Anne's University Hospital Brno (FNUSA-ICRC). Dr. Stokin also participated in developing the Slovenian national strategy for improving the care of patients suffering from dementia. [read more]
Crime moves with the times, with the law hard on its heels... Pirates and highwaymen do still exist, but these days they are likely to have smartphones, and the proof needed to catch and convict them is probably digital. With new questions about electronic evidence constantly arising, EU-funded researchers have mapped out a path towards a common framework. [read more]
One of the most powerful supercomputers is switched off after completing its mission with success. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
SMi's 7th annual conference on Biobanking will bring together Europe’s leading biorepositories, regulatory bodies + scientific pioneers to strengthen knowledge in biosample management as well as explore future advances in areas such as mobile bio-banking and cloud based sample management. Understanding the ethical and regulatory framework as well as the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on collaborative science in Europe will be a major focus. Plus, don’t miss keynote addresses from a selection of European biobanks currently adding value to clinical research through successful biobanking strategies including the European Sperm Bank, UK Biobank, UCL Baby Biobank, Auria Biobank and more. [read more]
E-Rare, the ERA-Net for Research Programmes on Rare Diseases will organize a workshop on data sharing and harmonization in order to promote these issues in the rare disease research community. The workshop will take place on the 4th of May 2017 in Berlin, Germany at the Ramada Hotel (Alexanderplatz). The conference sessions will be composed of plenary session, round table discussion and hands on session to discuss the following topics in relation to rare diseases research: • Application of the data sharing policies and recommendations by the researchers • Data sharing and harmonization tools and platforms • Integrating, tools, platforms and patients participation: what is desirable and how to get there? [read more]
CONCORDi 2017 is the bi-annual European Conference on Corporate R&D and Innovation. Organised by the Joint Research Centre in association with the OECD, CONCORDi 2017 aims to identify the research, business and policy challenges in this area for the decade to come, and to provide guidance to the EU industrial research and innovation policy agenda. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
Through the EU's twinning initiative for research bodies, Tallinn University has teamed up with the Danish Institute for Human Rights and Germany's Walther Schücking Institute of International Law to expand world-class research into human rights whilst raising excellence in the field. [read more]