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Thursday, 05 March 2015

161. Detection of kissing bonds in friction stir welds of aero structures and automotive components.

The StirScan project has developed an ultrasonic non-destructive testing (NDT) prototype system in order to address the challenging problem of detecting kissing bonds in friction stir welds of aero structures (e.g. fuselage and wing skins)and automotive components (e.g. aluminium alloy wheels). [read more]

162. Events - European Climate Research Alliance (ECRA) General Assembly - 25-26 March 2015, Brussels

The ECRA Conference "New knowledge for risk reduction" will present key challenges in climate research identified in ECRA’s Collaborative Programmes. The challenges for research posed by climate change will be furthermore discussed in the context of research priorities and collaboration models and pathways for climate research in the future. Registration is open until 15th March: www.ecra-climate.eu. This conference is free of charge. [read more]

163. First Soft Robotics Week

International experts across multiple fields in the scientific community of soft robotics, industrial leaders, young researchers and students will meet to discuss current research activities and applications and to face future frontiers for the field of soft robotics. [read more]

165. Improving cancer treatment through better imaging technologies

An EU-funded project designed to improve the removal rate of cancerous tumours held its first technical meeting in Brussels recently. [read more]

166. Japan and the JRC demonstrate a method to quantify U and Pu in melted fuel - 05 Mar 2015

The JRC and the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) have successfully demonstrated the principle of an innovative technique analysing particle-like debris of melted nuclear fuel. [read more]

167. Success Stories - Longer life for damaged livers

Three years ago the lives of Andrew Ryan and his family changed forever when he was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver. His health deteriorated so quickly that his only hope was a liver transplant. The former offshore oil worker eventually had one and now undergoes almost weekly check-ups at his local hospital in Newcastle, England. [read more]

168. TELEFONICA, ORANGE, ENGINEERING and ATOS join forces to push common standards for Smart Cities based on the FIWARE platform

The companies commit to deliver commercial offerings and provide their support to the establishment of an open source community around FIWARE. Simple, open, free and standardized: enabling the new future for Smart Cities services. [read more]

169. Trending science: The quest for effective Ebola drugs and vaccines

Trials on a range of promising drugs and vaccines are underway in an effort to eradicate and treat Ebola. [read more]

170. euRathlon/SHERPA Summer School 2015 - 31 May - 5 June 2015, Oulu, Finland

The euRathlon/SHERPA Summer School 2015 has been designed as a five-day course to provide participants with a full overview and hands-on experience with multi-domain real robotic systems. The intended audience is undergraduate students, Master students, PhD students, postdoc students, researchers from universities/organizations and engineers from industry companies around the world. The summer school will provide an opportunity for attendees to deepen their understanding of outdoor autonomous robotics, to share ideas and experiences, and also to prepare themselves for euRathlon competitions. Participants also will be encouraged to join in new teams for participating in euRathlon 2015 Challenge where ground, underwater and aerial robots will have to cooperate in order to perform a series of tasks in scenarios inspired on the Fukushima nuclear disaster. We welcome papers from non-competitors, if they are within the scope. [read more]

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