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Friday, 31 July 2015

1. Research Headlines - Engineering safer cities

How can we guarantee the integrity of existing buildings while continuing to develop urban spaces? Professor Debra Laefer's ERC-funded project tackles fundamental problems at the interface between new engineering undertakings and building conservation. The research team will draw on a largely unmined data source to create a system to predict the degree of damage likely to be sustained by buildings as a result of tunnelling. [read more]

Thursday, 30 July 2015

2. 5th World Sustainability Forum (WSF 5) - 7-9 September 2015, Basel, Switzerland

The World Sustainability Forum (WSF) is a platform for researchers to present and engage with research-relevant stakeholders on issues relating to sustainability. [read more]

3. CAPS: Harnessing the power of ICT for social change

Marta Arniani from Sigma Orionis, coordinator of the CAPS2020 project, discusses to the concept of Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation (CAPS) and the recent CAPS conference in Brussels. [read more]

4. H2020 researchers announce another 5G breakthrough

The POINT project successfully demonstrated the first IP-over-ICN-over-SDN implementation – a new architecture that promises a more content-centric approach for the future Internet. [read more]

5. ICT 2015 Exhibition - online catalogue of exhibitors

The online catalogue featuring the exhibitors present at ICT 2015 is now published. [read more]

6. July newsletter is now online

Stay up-to-date with the COST latest news and opportunities! [read more]

7. Key Assessment of the new Common Fisheries Project available

A publication outlining the main highlights and outcomes of the EU-funded SOCIOEC (Socio-Economic Effects of Management Measures of the future CFP) project is available to download via the project’s website: SOCIOEC conducted a comprehensive analysis of current and emerging management measures relating to the European Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). [read more]

8. Research Headlines - Taking pesticide contamination off the menu

Europe's smaller agri-businesses will soon be able to tell whether their products are within the EU's strict limits for pesticide residues without having to send samples to the laboratory. This is because an EU-funded project has developed a rapid, easy-to-use portable biosensor that offers testing up to 10 times cheaper than conventional means. [read more]

9. Success Stories - Advancing universal health coverage in Asia

Access to healthcare is a basic human need, but efforts to provide affordable public care in many developing nations have had mixed results. EU-funded researchers sought to find out why through a landmark evaluation of healthcare systems in six Asian countries. The conclusions highlight the influence of insurance schemes' affordability, understanding what motivates people to take out insurance policies, and how public money is spent. [read more]

10. The EU at Expo Milano 2015 - "Tackling obesity via EU-funded R&D" presentations

The workshop gave an overview of the obesity research that the EU is currently funding. The Presentations from the Conference are now published. [read more]

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