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Published on: 01-October-2014 On 30 September, Carlos Moedas, from Portugal, passed with success the test of his confirmation hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels. Moedas was presenting hi (...) [read more]
The COST Association and the European Science Foundation signed on September 30th 2014 a Contribution Agreement stipulating the official transfer of the COST branch of activity - COST activities, assets and personnel - to the COST Association. [read more]
European Commission Press release Brussels, 1 October 2014 Mobility of researchers in Europe received a boost today with the launch of a consortium that aims to establish a new pan-European pension arrangement. Once put in place, the RESAVER initiative would mean that researchers could move freely without having to worry... [read more]
Some 380 million tonnes of construction and demolition waste are generated every year and most of it ends up in landfills. Re-using and recycling components and materials is good for the environment and saves money, but industry has been less than enthusiastic. An EU-funded research project has laid the foundations for change - it is promoting concrete, ceramics, gypsum and plastics recycling around Europe. [read more]
The sea is naturally self-cleaning because most pollution is eaten by microorganisms living in the water. But that process takes time. Too much time, because as the tourist season is beginning in the Mediterranean, the coastlines can be damaged at any time by shipping accidents resulting in oil spills which are difficult to remove from the surface of the water. [read more]
Published on: 30-September-2014 The European Commission published its European Research Area (ERA) read more]
Published on: 30-September-2014 On September 2, the Research Council of Norway and SwissCore organised an event to present EUREKA's recently adoptedread more]
A new report launched today in Brussels by the JRC and the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) analyses options for spent nuclear fuel management and their state of development. The report calls for a flexible adoption strategy, more targeted funding and the need for deep geological repositories. [read more]
With nearly 200 million infected people worldwide, hepatitis C virus (HCV) represents a significant public health issue. One of the most important challenges is that although the immune system seems to be responsible for much of the disease-associated morbidity, including liver cirrhosis, it is also successful at clearing viral infection for a significant number of patients. [read more]
What would you do if a toxic gas cloud were released during an industrial accident in your area? How would you find out about the risks and how to respond, if necessary? EU-funded researchers have developed the foundations of a new multi-channel public warning system for natural and man-made disasters that could help save lives. [read more]