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RESPECT Project - Towards a Topography of Tolerance and Equal Respect (December 2011) ( 3.62MB)

An EU-funded research project on the policies of urban regeneration in the areas inhabited by minorities
RESPECT Project - Towards a Topography of Tolerance and Equal Respect (December 2011) ( 547KB)

An EU-funded research project on the debates about the construction of mosques in Europe
RESPECT Project - Towards a Topography of Tolerance and Equal Respect (December 2011) ( 554KB)

An EU-funded research project on the discrimination of Roma in the public space
ASSPRO CEE 2007 (December 2011 ( 1.33MB)

Can patients in Central and Eastern European countries cope with increased charges for public health care services?
INCLUD-ED: Strategies for inclusion and social cohesion in Europe from Education (November 2011)( 452KB)

An EU-funded research project exploring successful actions for educational and social inclusion in Europe

INFU - Innovation futures in Europe - A foresight exercise on emerging patterns of innovation. Visions, scenarios and implications for policy and practice (September 2011) ( 292KB)

SERVICEGAP early harvest - The Impact of Service Sector Innovation and Internationalisation on Growth and Productivity (September 2011) ( 437KB)

An EU-funded project collaborative project involving 13 organisations across Europe
SERVICEGAP - The Impact of Service Sector Innovation and Internationalisation on Growth and Productivity (August 2011) ( 390KB)

An EU-funded project collaborative project involving 13 organisations across Europe
INDICSER - The importance of continuous training (August 2011) ( 200KB)

An EU-funded project collaborative project involving 8 organisations across Europe.
INDICSER - Market services and the EU productivity gap with the US (August 2011) ( 300KB)

An EU-funded project collaborative project involving 8 organisations across Europe.
FAMILYPLATFORM - Family wellbeing - A challenge for policy and research (June 2011) ( 186KB)

Policy implications of FAMILYPLATFORM, a social platform involving 12 partners and over 170 experts and stakeholders from policy, civil society and research organisations.
MEDIADEM - European media policies revisited: Valuing and reclaiming free and independent media in contemporary democratic systems (June 2011) ( 170KB)

Policy implications of MEDIADEM, an EU-funded research project on media policies in 14 countries for media freedom and independence
GILDED - Governance, infrastructure, lifestyle dynamics and energy demand: European post-carbon communities (June 2011)
( 199KB)
AUGUR - The world of finance 2030 (June 2011) ( 133KB)
INGINEUS - Challenges and barriers of European firms in global innovation networks (June 2011) ( 204KB)
MediaACT - Media Accountability in the Internet Age (June 2011) ( 524KB)

Policy implications of MediaACT (Media Accountability and Transparency in Europe), an EU-funded research project comparing media accountability instruments across Europe.
MEDIA&CITIZENSHIP - Transnational television cultures: reshaping political identities in the European Union (May 2011)
( 202KB)

Policy implications of Media & Citizenship, an EU-funded research project exploring television use and cultural belonging among Arabic speakers in seven European countries.
CHINA EU STANDARDS - China EU Information Technology Standards Research Partnership (March 2011) ( 214KB)

The People's Republic of China has recently begun to be remarkably active in many areas of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) interoperability standards as part of an effort to promote "indigenous technologies". This raises important challenges for China which, despite possessing strong manufacturing capabilities, has limited experience in international standardisation and in ICT innovation.
SELUSI - Social Entrepreneurs as Lead Users for Service Innovation (March 2011) ( 136KB)
DERREG - Developing Europe's Rural Regions in the Era of Globalization (March 2011) ( 1.58MB)
EDUMIGROM - Ethnic Differences in Education for Urban Youth in an Enlarged Europe (March 2011) ( 108KB)

An EU-funded research project investigating the impact of educational policies on Roma and second-generation migrant youth in the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
YIPPEE - Young people from a public care background: pathways to education in Europe (February 2011) ( 123KB)

The first comparative study of young people who have been in state care as children and their post-compulsory education.
CAP-IRE - Assessing the multiple impacts of the Common Agricultural Policies (CAP) on rural economies (January 2011)
( 416KB)

This policy brief reports results and policy implications from the project CAP-IRE, coordinated by University of Bologna including partners from 8 countries.
POLINARES - Competing for Natural Resources: Conflict and Cooperation (January 2011) ( 136KB)

An EU-funded research project exploring global challenges in the competition for natural resources and proposing new approaches to collaborative solutions.