Events

  1. 9 Feb 2015
    9 Apr 2015

    The duration of this two-month exercise will allow all participants from 22 National Air Quality Reference Laboratories from the EU Member States, Switzerland, Norway, Russia and Serbia to sample PM on filters during a wider range of pollution and meteorological periods.

  2. 23 Mar 2015
    27 Mar 2015

    The 2015 Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty will take place 23 – 27 March 2015 at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington D.C., with the theme ‘Linking Land Tenure and Use for Shared Prosperity’.  The use of satellite imagery and geographic information systems has garnered special attention. Within the session on ‘Using geospatial data to improve land use and tenure’, JRC scientist Alan Belward will present a paper describing the role of the EU’s Earth Observation programme Copernicus as a means of obtaining and distributing land use information.

  3. 27 Mar 2015

    Sir Mark Walport, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser (UK GCSA) will give a lecture based on the first annual report of the UK GCSA - Innovation: managing risk, not avoiding it.

  4. 30 Mar 2015
    31 Mar 2015

    This two-day high level conference will provide an important forum for experts, scientists, diplomats and policy-makers to promote progress towards enhanced nuclear safety, security, safeguards and non-proliferation.

  5. 12 Apr 2015
    17 Apr 2015

    The EGU General Assembly 2015 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geoscience. The EGU is looking forward to cordially welcoming you in Vienna!

  6. 15 Apr 2015
    19 Apr 2015

    The "45èmes Journées des Actinides" brings together experts from all fields related to actinides, young scientists and students, stimulates the presentation and dissemination of new results as well as discussions and collaborations.

  7. 15 Apr 2015
    16 Apr 2015

    The fundamental knowledge and the awareness gap which exists within many key policy areas is indeed a major barrier to the implementation of both EU policy, and technology. Although the importance of this issue is recognised, the investment of manpower and finances remains relatively small compared to the investments in technology development, which is often never implemented due to public discourse. Engaging the general public requires a better understanding and communication among the economic, political, social and scientific actors.

  8. 16 Apr 2015
    17 Apr 2015

    A workshop organised by the JRC together with the University of Birmingham will explore the education and training needs in nuclear decommissioning.

  9. 16 Apr 2015
    17 Apr 2015

    In 2014, the European regional branch of the UN Global Geospatial Information Management (UNGGIM Europe) was set up. One of its main objectives is to build harmonised reference data for Europe, in order to contribute to sustainable development goals.


    The efforts of EU countries in the implementation of the INSPIRE Directive are a useful starting point for setting out to achieve the UNGGIM Europe objectives. However, EU legislation is not mandatory in Eastern European partnership countries, whose specificities need to be taken into account.

  10. 22 Apr 2015
    24 Apr 2015

    The scope of the course is to give a general introduction to methods of identification and global sensitivity analysis, their DYNARE implementation (identification toolbox and global sensitivity analysis toolbox) and their application to Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) macroeconomic models.