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A recent JRC report finds that fuels like liquefied natural gas (LNG) and methanol are the most promising alternatives to drive decarbonisation of the shipping sector and ultimately contribute to the fight against climate change. [read more]
The starting point of this research project is the disproportionality between the alleged “crime” of being an undocumented migrant and the sanction of deportation. But what determines the ways in which deportation is being implemented on the ground? What are the factors that prevent or expedite implementation? [read more]
Most ethnographic studies of prisoners focus on one prison in one country. Based at the University of Cambridge, Dr Crewe aims to go further by comparing the experience of imprisonment across different prisoner groups and national contexts. [read more]
The European Commission is organising an Information Day to present the 2017 calls for proposals of Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge 5 "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials".Representatives of the research community, business, and public authorities are invited to join the event on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 in the European Commission's Charlemagne building. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
As the first few RRI projects are coming to fruition, there is plenty of lessons to be shared about how best to implement the European Union policies on responsible research and innovation. In this opinion piece, the coordinators of the Go4 group of RRI projects share their recommendations on how best include RRI practice into existing research and innovation activities. The post Inspiring findings to expand the RRI scene appeared first in Euroscientist magazine. [read more]
Source: EuroScientist Webzine
Practices of eating are relevant to public health, justice, agriculture, sustainability. They help to shape daily lives and cultural traditions. With her team, Prof. Annemarie Mol has studied diverse eating practices and questioned current ways of understanding them. [read more]
In the last decade, European countries with research performance-based funding (RPBF) systems in place have consistently improved the quality of the research output. [read more]
EU researchers have developed a new model for collecting data across the manufacturing life cycle and storing it all in one place. Accessing this data, prototype apps have helped to improve metrics by nearly 90 % in SME advanced manufacturing trials, hinting at how apps could transform this sector in Europe. [read more]
Whey from cheese production and other agricultural waste can be a valuable raw material for new biodegradable plastic. A European research project is working on using these by-products in laminated cardboard for food packaging. [read more]