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An EU-funded research project aims to boost the fight against terrorists and others abusing the internet as a platform to spread hate and incite violence. The projects recommendations could feed into better strategies to increase global security and prevent extremist violence.
Published: 27 November 2018
An EU-funded project is improving understanding of the opportunities, challenges and legal and ethical considerations arising from the use of social media in policing. The project aims to provide a roadmap, including recommendations, to help policymakers better target ways to fight crime and improve public safety.
Published: 8 November 2018
As cross-border travel continues to grow in the EU, automated border control with biometric verification speeds travellers on their way. An EU-funded project is researching new biometric methods to further reduce delays and enhance the travelling experience for EU and non-EU citizens alike.
Published: 7 November 2018
An EU-funded project aims to tighten security at mass gatherings by providing a range of tools for policymakers and law-enforcement agencies. This should help prevent criminal acts and keep crowds safe.
Published: 24 October 2018
New technologies play a major role in almost all aspects of modern life. The area of law enforcement is no exception. An EU-funded project is helping law-enforcement organisations to identify, evaluate and adopt relevant, cutting-edge technologies that show the greatest potential to support police work.
Published: 24 October 2018
EU research is exploring issues raised by the regeneration of urban areas and the frequent resulting displacement of existing populations, comparing case studies in both Europe and major Latin American cities. Lessons learned will inform future urban restructuration policies.
Published: 17 October 2018
Published: 9 October 2018
Diversity is a sign of a healthy, democratic society, but ensuring that minorities are integrated into society is a challenge for policymakers. The EU-funded INTEGRIM programme has built a solid research foundation to develop evidence-based policies for social cohesion as people migrate and mix across Europe.
Published: 8 October 2018
Published: 5 October 2018
The transition toward clean, efficient and secure energy will require more than just technological innovation. An EU-funded project is applying research insights from across the social sciences and humanities to help guide European energy policy.
Published: 11 September 2018