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Tuesday, 04 November 2014

151. NEIKER fells pine trees to study their wind resistance.

Technicians of the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development NEIKER-Tecnalia have in recent days been felling trees to simulate the effect of the wind in mountains in the Bizkaia. [read more]

152. PRO AKIS: a precise picture of information resources available to European farmers

European decision makers are able to access a complete panorama of ways to reach farmers with information, orientation and support thanks to the PRO AKIS project, which has mapped the many different knowledge sources available to farmers in the European Union (EU). [read more]

153. Research Headlines - EU research shows need for action now on climate change

The EU-funded AMPERE project has analysed various projected scenarios on climate change and its effects on society and found that taking action sooner rather than later reduces the costs of mitigation. [read more]

154. Research Infrastructures: Adding Value to European Aquaculture Industry

The EC-funded AQUAEXCEL project hosted a successful workshop entitled "Research Infrastructures: adding value to European aquaculture industry” on Friday 17 October 2014 at the Aquaculture Europe 2014 conference in San Sebastian, Spain. [read more]

155. Scientific support to disruptive technologies - the example of the flying car - 04 Nov 2014

Disruptive technologies can foster the creation of new markets but may generate new challenges before they are brought to real life. A round table discussion organised by the JRC focused on the example of the flying car and explored the role science can play in horizon scanning, regulation and standardisation. [read more]

156. Urban agriculture is more than a hippy-style hobby

Meeting the challenge of developing a sustainable living may require introducing agriculture in urban areas [read more]

157. Wind of Change: European grid prepares for massive integration of renewables

Today, the ancient city of Rome welcomed an important new initiative for the large-scale integration of grids and of renewables sources into Europe’s energy mix [read more]

Monday, 03 November 2014

158. Analysing heat waves – new index allows predicting their magnitude - 03 Nov 2014

JRC scientists have developed a new index to measure the magnitude of heat waves, in cooperation with colleagues from five research organisations. According to the index projections, under the worst climate scenario of temperature rise nearing 4.8⁰C, extreme heat waves will become the norm by the end of the century. Heat waves like the one that hit Russia in summer 2010, the strongest on record in recent decades, will occur as often as every two years in southern Europe, North and South America, Africa and Indonesia. [read more]

159. Events - Financial Crime and Fraud in the European Union: Towards Trust-Based Strategies for Compliance - 6 November 2014, Brussels

On 6 November 2014, CEPS will host a lunchtime seminar in Brussels set to explore how the adoption of trust-based strategies for compliance can be applied to the fight against fraud and financial crimes. The meeting, chaired by Professor Elspeth Guild, will host representatives from the Italian Presidency, the European Parliament, OLAF and EUROJUST, as well as academics. For more information about the event and about the FIDUCIA project please visit: http://www.ceps.eu/event/financial-crimes-and-fraud-european-union-towards-trust-based-strategies-compliance and http://www.fiduciaproject.eu/. [read more]

160. Events - RurbanAfrica: Opportunities and challenges for Rural-urban transitions in sub-Saharan Africa - 5 November 2014, Brussels

This seminar will discuss critical policy challenges in dealing with rural-urban connections in sub-Saharan Africa based on policy dialogues in the four case countries in Africa: Tanzania, Rwanda, Cameroon and Ghana. The aim of the RurbanAfrica project is to explore and describe the multiple links between rural and urban areas. Registration required via EUROPEAID-INFOPOINT-CONFERENCES@ec.europa.eu Information: http://www.ec.europa.eu/europeaid/infopoint [read more]

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