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Tuesday, 21 April 2015

51. Motivated, bright PhD students to participate at the 11th International Nanotechnology conference on Communication and Cooperation

6 PhD students have been selected to attend the 11th International Nanotechnology conference on Communication and Cooperation (INC 11) in Japan. They will have the opportunity to experience the big picture of nano-electronics and nanotechnologies and the revolution they bring in smart mobility and robotics as well as discover more about the Japanese national-research-programmes. [read more]

52. Research Headlines - Unlocking genetic secrets for more effective medical treatments

The decoding of our genetic material has opened up new frontiers in clinical care. Now a landmark EU-funded project has developed cutting edge DNA sequencing that could make cancer diagnosis and treatment significantly more effective and affordable - helping to save lives. [read more]

53. Safe, active mobility in Europe: Örebro citizens can now share their experience

The PASTA project has just launched the last in a series of seven surveys on active mobility in European cities. Örebro Citizens are invited to answer questions about their travel patterns, towards a better integration of physical activity in their daily lives. [read more]

54. Sex matters…even for liver cells - 21 Apr 2015

Female liver cells, and in particular those in menopaused women, are more susceptible to adverse effects of drugs than their male counterparts, according to new research carried out by the JRC. [read more]

55. The EUNOIA project paves the way for the start-up KINEO

Funded as part of the Global Systems Science (GSS) initiative in FP7, the project EUNOIA investigated a variety of non-conventional sources of geolocated data — such as mobile phone records, GPS tracks, smart card data, data from Internet social networks or credit card transactions, among others — to extract useful information about activity and mobility patterns in urban areas. [read more]

Monday, 20 April 2015

56. A food and health research infrastructure for Europe - 15 May 2015, Milan, Italy

Are you a policy maker, involved in funding decisions or food and health research? Have your say on the research infrastructure needed to advance food and health research in Europe! The EuroDISH EU-financed project event will present the project’s proposal for a food and health research infrastructure for Europe. The event is a unique opportunity to discuss the steps required to make the conceptual design for the infrastructure a reality, to strengthen research on food, nutrition and health, and find out how you can be part of it. This conference is one of the EU Research and Innovation events addressing global food security and nutrition at Expo Milano 2015. [read more]

57. Dietary strategies for a healthy ageing - 18 May 2015, Milan, Italy

The proportion of people aged over 65 in Europe is predicted to increase from 25% to 40% by 2030, which is likely to create huge challenges. Research into the types of problem likely to lie ahead includes topics as diverse as how to prevent functional decline and prolong quality of life, and the effect of diet on ageing. The workshop will present past and future EU-funded research projects (PERFORMANCE, NU-AGE, OPTIFEL, SIFORAGE) that are helping researchers to understand the older population’s nutritional needs. This conference is one of the EU Research and Innovation events addressing global food security and nutrition at Expo Milano 2015. [read more]

58. How will the ITER construction site evolve in 2015?

A brand new clip shows you why this will be the year of construction [read more]

59. Physical activity and sedentary behaviour, surveillance and assessment - 14 May 2015, Milan, Italy

Physical inactivity and sedentary behaviours are closely linked to food intake and dietary behaviour and are linked to many non-communicable diseases. Food intake should therefore almost always be considered in relation to physical activity and sedentary behaviour. This workshop is organised by the DEDIPAC EU- financed project. It will look at the state of the art in surveillance in this field, the views of the World Health Organisation and the industry, and the international children accelerometer database. DEDIPAC is the first knowledge hub to receive funding from This workshop is one of the EU Research and Innovation events addressing global food security and nutrition at Expo Milano 2015. [read more]

60. Research Headlines - Wireless charging to boost take-up of electric cars?

Electric vehicles have long been heralded as the future of transportation. They are relatively cheap to run, don't depend on declining oil stocks and don't release nasty emissions into the environment. But their initial cost, together with the inconvenience of finding charging points, is keeping electric vehicles in the showroom. EU-funded researchers are finding answers to these challenges with studies into the feasibility of wireless charging in public spaces. [read more]

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