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Thursday, 02 July 2015

21. GEO 2015 Short Video Competition - 2 July - 30 September 2015, Mexico City, Mexico

The Group on Earth Observations is pleased to announce the kick-off of the GEO 2015 Short Video Competition for the GEO-XII Plenary and Ministerial Summit! The competition seeks short (up to 3 minutes) videos highlighting how GEO, and Earth observations in general, are helping to address global and regional environmental and societal challenges. Winning videos will be shown during the GEO Ministerial Summit in Mexico City on 13 November 2015. The deadline for submissions is 30 September 2015. For more details, go to: Please share this announcement with friends, colleagues, members and other networks. [read more]

22. Getting to the roots of better crops

To feed all, crop production needs to double, while coping with the effects of climate change – such as reduced water availability in many parts of the world – and trying to reduce the negative impacts of agricultural fertilisers.We need food crops that produce better yields by accessing and absorbing water and nutrients more efficiently. “For 10 000 years, agriculture focused on the top half of plants,” explains Prof. Bennett. But the key to this lies underground. [read more]

23. Publication of book: Portrait of a Lady

An ESF Exploratory Workshop 'Portrait of a Lady: Women in Science' was convened by Sveva Avveduto in September 2013 and has resulted in a book [read more]

24. Research Headlines - Shipbuilding on a tide of innovation

Whether an innovative concept sinks or swims depends on customer acceptance, among other things. Moving into uncharted waters can be unnerving. An EU-funded project dedicated to innovation in shipbuilding has devised new business models in a bid to build client confidence. It has also developed new products and techniques. [read more]

25. Three books from The Academic Profession in Europe: Responses to Societal Challenges (EUROAC) project

The Academic Profession in Europe: Responses to Societal Challenges (EUROAC) was a Collaborative Research Project, coordinated by Ulrich Teichler and Barbara M. Kehm (University of Kassel, Germany) under the umbrella of the EUROCORES programme Higher Education and Social Change. Three books in... [read more]

26. Trending science: Our last ‘leap second’?

‘If only I had more time’, so goes the popular refrain. Well this week, we all had a smidge more time – one extra ‘leap second’ to be precise. [read more]

Wednesday, 01 July 2015

27. European Nanomedicine Characterisation Laboratory is born - 01 Jul 2015

On 1 July, the European Nano-Characterisation Laboratory funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme was launched. [read more]

28. European Space Launchers - 3-4 November 2015, Paris, France

On 26 November 1965, the Diamant launcher sent the 39kg Astérix satellite into orbit from its launch base in Hammaguir. To mark this 50th anniversary, the Air and Space Academy is organising a conference on the topic of European space launchers. This event will examine the emerging competition in the USA, Russia, Japan and China, as well as looking at exciting developments in Europe such as the concept of a flexible family of launchers with Ariane 6 and Vega C, the creation of Airbus Safran Launchers as general contractor and the evolving role of Arianespace. The conference will call on top-level speakers to provide a clear, comprehensive panorama of current European launcher services. [read more]

29. Info Day on the Horizon 2020 Work programme 2016-2017 'Smart, green and integrated transport' - 5 November 2015, Brussels

The event targets potential applicants to the calls for project proposals under the Horizon 2020 challenge ‘Smart, green and integrated transport’. Presentations will cover the Work Programme for 2016-2017 and the application procedure, as well as detailed information on the calls. Participants will have networking opportunities throughout the day. More information and the agenda will follow. Compulsory registration for the event will open in September. [read more]

30. OpenAIRE is growing and now gathers over 11.5 million documents in open access

OpenAIRE stands for Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe, and its mission is to gather the metadata of research output (publications and associated research) funded by the European Commission. [read more]

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