• The world in 2025 – Rising Asia and the socio-ecological transition
  • 2009, 28 pp, ISBN 978-92-79-12486-0
  • Focusing on Europe, this book highlights the major trends in terms of geopolitical change, economic development, international trade and poverty, before identifying possible future tensions (natural resources, migration and urbanisation) and a number of transitional pathways.

  • Collaborative cardiovascular research
  • 2009, 88 pp, ISBN 978-92-79-12802-8
  • Catalogue of cardiovascular research carried out between 2007 and 2009 under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme. The first section of the book attempts to identify the needs in this vast research field, as well as the opportunities for transnational collaboration.

  • People, the economy and our planet
  • 2009, 36 pp, ISBN 978-92-79-11952-1
  • This publication spotlights the contribution to sustainable development by European research in the socio-economic and human sciences. It is based on the proceedings of discussions during the conference entitled “Sustainable development: a challenge for European research”, held in Brussels in May 2009.

  • Science at the service of Europe
  • 2009, 90 pp, ISBN 978-92-79-12961-2
  • Far from being an indigestible mass of figures, this activity report gives an attractively illustrated overview of the European research activities undertaken by the European Commission Directorate-General for Research in 2008. The report is divided into 20 sections covering themes as diverse as health, agriculture and nanotechnologies, as well as research infrastructure and the relationship between science and society.

  • The EU works for you: environmental research for today and tomorrow
  • 2009, 94 pp, ISBN 978-92-79-11588-2
  • This book, printed on recycled paper, contains a selection of 51 key environmental research projects funded by the European Union’s Sixth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development. The projects are grouped into 10 categories, including climate change, biodiversity and land and urban management.

  • Global Governance of Science
  • 2009, 50 pp, ISBN 978-92-79-11309-3
  • This is the report by the Expert Group on Global Governance of Science to the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research. Contributors include scholars, sociologists, philosophers and political analysts from Europe, the United States, China and South Africa.

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