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Success stories - Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions research fellowships

  1. A new life for polluted water
    A new life for polluted water Choose translations of the previous link English (en)
    With the help of Marie Curie Actions, scientists in Poland have discovered that it is easy to clean and treat polluted water for extraction of valuable chemicals, such as those used in the production of drugs.
    Publication date 02-02-2012
  2. Radiography of the Past
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    The Marie Curie Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways project RADIO-PAST, studies "non-destructive" approaches to complex archaeological sites.
    Publication date 22-02-2012
  3. Reaching for the stars
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    The Intra European Fellowship HIFHZLENS project aimed at studying the formation and evolution of 'high redshift galaxies through gravitational telescopes'.
    Publication date 22-02-2012
  4. Getting rid of weeds: flies or pesticides?
    Getting rid of weeds: flies or pesticides? Choose translations of the previous link English (en)
    Peter Tóth is a Marie Curie IEF fellow. Through his BIOBROOM project, he has developed a biological control method against "broomrapes", parasitic weeds that would be eliminated by flies, making the use of herbicides unnecessary.
    Publication date 22-02-2012
  5. Let the children roam free
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    A scientist supported by a Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship has found new evidence that a specific "asthma gene" is a cause of the respiratory condition in children.
    Publication date 22-02-2012
  6. More sugar, less cancer
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    Project Cyclon, a Marie Curie Initial Training Networks, is working on the development of a sugar-based anti-cancer drug. Milo Malanga is part of that team.
    Publication date 22-02-2012
  7. Xu Dong
    Xu Dong Choose translations of the previous link English (en)
    "I believe my research experience through this MCA grant will build up a solid foundation for my life-long research career."
    Publication date 23-03-2012
  8. Thinking big: Czech success story
    Thinking big: Czech success story Choose translations of the previous link English (en)
    SoMoPro is a COFUND Marie Curie project, a regional grant programme backed by European funding set up to attract skilled researchers to the South Moravian Region.
    Publication date 02-02-2012
  9. Researchers funded by Marie Curie Actions to tackle food quality and safety genetically
    Researchers funded by Marie Curie Actions to tackle food quality and safety genetically Choose translations of the previous link English (en)
    An international EU-funded partnership is leading the way in food quality and safety. Headed by the University of the West of England (UWE) in the UK, the project, which includes eight institutions from seven countries, studies the genetic aspects of food quality to improve safety standards.
    Publication date 22-02-2010
  10. Building the future on lessons
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    Examining one of the most inspiring and creative periods in the history of recent European architecture has led to recommendations on how to cope with future threats.
    Publication date 15-05-2012
  11. Predicting landslides in the Alps
    Predicting landslides in the Alps
    Erosion, landslides and changing topographies can have a strong impact on rural areas, agriculture and development. A combined technique can help map the frequency and locality of these geomorphic changes.
    Publication date 15-05-2012
  12. Better branding on the horizon
    Better branding on the horizon
    Understanding the perceptions and mechanisms behind product branding, as well as the most effective mechanisms to upgrade brands, could make companies more competitive.
    Publication date 15-05-2012
  13. Wireless healthcare
    Wireless healthcare
    Integrating wireless technology into applications and equipment that monitor patients from afar can help raise healthcare standards and pre-empt many dire health situations.  Phenomenal growth of digital wireless and mobile communications systems has opened up a myriad of new applications and possibilities.
    Publication date 15-05-2012
  14. Sophisticated sensors to improve motor performance
    Sophisticated sensors to improve motor performance
    Novel semiconductors have great potential to power sensors that will control both small and large motorised equipment. This will increase efficiency and save energy for a whole range of devices with motors.
    Publication date 15-05-2012
  15. Predicting randomness
    Predicting randomness
    Homing in on new computational algorithms will allow for better testing of probability distribution, ideal for large sets of variables and data in emerging research.
    Publication date 15-05-2012
  16. The ultimate robot comes to life
    The ultimate robot comes to life
    Getting robots to think and see like humans has been a daunting task for scientists and developers. Now, new technology is helping to achieve this with numerous applications for industry and services.
    Publication date 15-05-2012
  17. Super sensors using ceramics
    Super sensors using ceramics
    Sensors used in industry and other fields have limited capabilities in very hot environments; this poses a challenge to which new research may have found a solution.
    Publication date 15-05-2012
  18. The second mobile revolution
    The second mobile revolution
    New antenna technology will make mobile wireless communication better and faster, opening up more location-based applications. Advertising, emergency services and many more areas stand to benefit.
    Publication date 15-05-2012
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