Actinides have many applications in various scientific and technological fields, underpinning research is carried out at JRC-ITU in collaboration with a number of academic partners worldwide.
On the 27th June as part of the 300th Birthday of the City of Karlsruhe, EFFEKTE 2015 transforms the palace (schloss) gardens of Karlsruhe into a huge science experience where visitors can enjoy live experiments, demonstrations, science shows and a varied stage program. Taking part in the festival will be a variety of scientific institutions, municipal buildings, cultural institutions and retail stores hosting various events on the subject of science and research.
On 10 June 2015, in Budapest, the JRC and the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) organised an event, hosted by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, member of EASAC. The event was part of the regional promotion of a joint JRC-EASAC report on the "Management of Spent Nuclear Fuel and its Waste".
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) produced the first two uranium reference materials certified for the production date for validation of methods.
To understand whether laboratories can accurately determine the date of the production of uranium, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) organised a proficiency test through its specific inter-laboratory comparison programme REIMEP.