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Wednesday, 26 August 2015

21. Success Stories - Community level health insurance: does it work?

Community-based health insurance schemes are often supported as a route to universal health coverage in countries such as India, with limited public funds. But without government subsidies or technical support, such schemes are unlikely to achieve their objectives, as EU-funded researchers have found out. [read more]

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

22. Research Headlines - A blueprint for an EU approach to a changing world order

Dramatic changes are underway in global politics. An EU-funded project aims to help Europe's policymakers respond in a way that ensures European values and objectives continue to influence the evolution of global norms and policies. [read more]

23. Success Stories - Saving water through effective knowledge sharing

Freely accessible online tools to enable sustainable and efficient water resource management are being developed by the EU-funded SWITCH-ON project. The initiative is currently building a web portal to host innovations such as a virtual water-science laboratory, product marketing point and meeting place. [read more]

24. The EU at Expo Milano 2015 - EXPO 2015, Dietary strategies for a healthy ageing

See the presentations from the workshop about past and future EU-funded research projects that are helping researchers to understand the older population’s nutritional needs. [read more]

Monday, 24 August 2015

25. "The Human Brain Project is one of 5 brain technologies to shape our future" - World Economic Forum

"It has been said that futurists don’t predict the future so much as drive us towards a better one. Fulfilling the promise of these emerging technologies depends on continued research and funding. Ongoing projects, such as the Allen Institute Brain Atlas and Cell Types project, the Brain Initiative, the Human Brain Project, the Blue Brain Project and the China Brain Science Project, are all paving the way towards not only a better understanding of how the brain works, but technologies that take advantage of these discoveries to improve society." (World Economic Forum) [read more]

26. Quality standards of breast cancer services differ across Europe - 24 Aug 2015

A JRC survey on the use of ISO standards in breast cancer care services in Europe finds that in 76% of the countries examined at least one healthcare organisation is accredited or holds an accredited certificate of conformity to the respective standard. [read more]

27. Research Headlines - Sunshine on demand for Spain

The step from design to real-world implementation is the test of any new technology. An EU-supported project showed how to combine two solar power innovations to provide sunshine energy to customers, day and night. [read more]

Friday, 21 August 2015

28. Argentina's haunted collective memory

This violent period in the Argentinian history is still present in the people's collective memory. The uncertain status of the Disappeared (“los Desaparecidos”) has resulted in continuing trauma in the Argentinean society. Prof. Mahlke and her team combined literary studies with political science and social anthropology to examine the different ways in which the Disappeared shaped the Argentinian society. [read more]

29. China and the Historical Sociology of Empire

Moving beyond the comparison of early world empires (China and Rome) to explain the different courses Chinese and European history have taken, the project aims to assess the importance of political communication in the maintenance of empire. Dr Weerdt asks whether and how communication networks and identities formed during the last period of lasting multi-state rule played a role in later Chinese history. The core question is thus twofold: [read more]

30. Info Day on Smart Grids & Storage - Horizon 2020 Work programme 2016-2017 ‘Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy’ - 2 October 2015, Brussels

The event targets potential applicants to the calls for project proposals under the Smart Grids & Storage topic of the Horizon 2020 Work programme 2016-2017 ‘Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy’. Presentations will cover the Smart Grids & Storage part of the Work Programme for 2016-2017 and the application procedure, as well as detailed information on the calls. Participants will have numerous networking opportunities throughout the day. Registration for the event is free of charge and compulsory. Please register here: https://scic.ec.europa.eu/fmi/ezreg/SMARTGRIDS2015/start Please note that due to a limited number of seats available maximum two people from the same organisation will be registered. [read more]

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