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Thursday, 20 November 2014

21. RAPID-N tool to assess natural-hazard impact on industrial plants - 20 Nov 2014

A new web-based system developed by the JRC assesses the risk of and maps the potential impact of natural hazards on industrial installations. RAPID-N allows estimating the risk of hazardous-material releases following natural disasters (known as Natech risk). It also identifies Natech-prone areas to support land-use planning, emergency-response planning, damage estimation and early warning. [read more]

22. Renaturing Cities: Systemic Urban Governance for Social Cohesion - 1-2 December 2014, Milan, Italy

The EU Conference on "Renaturing Cities: Systemic Urban Governance for Social Cohesion", under the auspices of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the EU aims to to inspire Research and Innovation policies on sustainable urban development by bringing together scientists, policy makers, the business sector and representatives of the civil society. The conference will focus on multilevel governance for urban and peri-urban areas and highlight the relation between supranational, national and sub-national scales, as well as the interplay of actors within these scales. Therefore, new instruments of urban governance based on a strong public-private partnership will be explored in order to facilitate the interplay between policy-making, market-driven actions and grassroots initiatives. [read more]

23. Research Headlines - Finding new treatments for phantom pain

The European Union (EU)-funded project PLASTICITYINAMPUTEES has provided new insights into the ability of the brain to rewire its connections following the loss of a hand. The research work is expected to pave the way towards the development of rehabilitation techniques for both residual and intact limbs. [read more]

24. Success Stories - A quick fix for underground carbon storage

An EU-funded project has demonstrated technology to shorten the time carbon takes to mineralise underground - from thousands of years down to a few. Storing captured CO2 underground is made safer - opening the door to its wider use in preventing global warming. [read more]

25. Success Stories - A vision of personalising medicine for epilepsy patients

EpiPGX is a FP7-funded project that brings together clinical researchers, geneticists and computational biologists from leading centres across Europe to link genomics and treatment outcomes for patients suffering from epileptic seizures. The project, led by Prof. Sanjay Sisodiya from the University College London, UK and running over four years, aims to ultimately contribute to a personalised medicine strategy for epilepsy patients. [read more]

26. Success Stories - Researchers document health impact of noise

Policymakers now have tangible evidence that living, working or studying in a noisy environment is not only annoying... it could also have a serious impact on your health, productivity and learning ability, according to EU-funded researchers. They have produced new guidelines to help policymakers address the problem. [read more]

27. Success Stories - Smarter is better for systems manufacturers

In the race for new markets, electronics manufacturers have to produce ever smarter and more streamlined devices. An EU-funded project helps companies achieve this more cheaply and with less waste – a boost to their competitiveness. [read more]

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

28. ESF Science Policy Briefing wins award for promoting public understanding of the social dimensions of science

The European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) has awarded the ESF Policy Briefing ‘Science in Society: Caring for our futures in turbulent times' its prestigious Ziman award for “the most innovative cooperation in a venture to promote the public understanding of the... [read more]

29. Events - Science, Innovation and Society - 19-21 November 2014, Rome

The international conference on “Science, Innovation and Society”, organised by the Italian National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, CNR) is held from 19 to 21 November at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome.The event gathers the stakeholders in the scientific sector, who will share views on different subjects, such as gender equality, ethics and the concept of “open science” in order to promote responsible research and innovation in Europe.On the evening of the 19th of November, Art&Innovation Exhibition opens at MAXXI Museum in Rome, with the participation of the Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities, Dario Franceschini and the Italian Minister of Education, Universities and Research, Stefania Giannini. [Video] Carlos MOEDAS, Member of the EC in charge of Research, Science and Innovation, meets with Stefania GIANNINI, Italian Minister for Education. [read more]

30. International Cooperation - International Research Update - November 2014 issue

• Carlos Moedas: the new face of Research, Science and Innovation • Director for International Cooperation promotes H2020 in Peru • 7th EU-Mexico Joint Committee • Open Science Days in Montenegro and much more... [read more]

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