JRC News

  1. 7 Oct 2015

    JRC scientists have found that web design, and the information shown on the screen, does influence how and whether a user discloses personal data.

  2. 15 Sep 2015

    On 15 September, a new initiative brought scientists from all over Europe together with members of the European and national parliaments, with the aim of improving the culture of evidence-informed policy-making and to stress the importance of science.

  3. 8 Sep 2015

    A new regulation adopted by the European Parliament and the Council will allow customs to access information to track the origins and routes of cargo containers arriving in the EU to support the fight against customs fraud both at EU and national level.

  4. 2 Sep 2015

    International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the JRC sign a new research framework arrangement in Laxenburg, Austria.

  5. 24 Jul 2015

    New computer models that estimate the social and economic impacts of flooding help to protect communities from devastating floods and to reduce the economic losses associated with them.

  6. 15 Jul 2015

    On 15 July, the European Commission organised a side event to the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  7. 6 Jul 2015

    The JRC has started a pilot project in collaboration with the Italian Ministry for Economic Development to test the sharing of radio spectrum.

  8. 23 Jun 2015

    On 23 June, Sentinel-2A was launched from Kourou, French Guiana.  It is the second satellite in the joint European Union and European Space Agency Copernicus programme, following the launch of Sentinel in April 2014.

  9. 12 Jun 2015

    With the decline of piracy incidents in the Western Indian Ocean, vessels have gradually returned to travelling along the shortest route, closer to Somalia, and to sailing again at normal speed, according to a JRC report.

  10. 7 May 2015

    The JRC took part at the biennial European Civil Protection Forum, which brings together the European civil protection community to build on the experience in disaster risk management.