JRC News

  1. 20 Feb 2015

    Registration Now Open! - Every two years the JRC-ITU organises Summer Schools on Actinide Science at its laboratories in Karlsruhe. Young researchers from all over the world have participated in lectures, laboratory visits and demonstrations. The 8th Summer School will be held from the 15th to the 19th of June 2015.

  2. 20 Jan 2015

    When asked, children under the age of eight cannot show comprehension of what the internet is and what being online means even if their favourite activities are gaming and video watching on various Wi-Fi connected devices.

  3. 1 Jan 2015

    On 20 December 2013, the 68th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted a resolution which declared 2015 the first ever International Year of Soils (IYS).

    The IYS 2015 aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions. It was officially launched on 5 December 2014, the first official UN World Soil Day.

    The specific objectives of the IYS 2015 are to:

  4. 15 Dec 2014

    The latest MARS bulletin, which reviews the 2014 campaign, describes how generally favourable conditions across the EU-28 led to above-average cereal yields, with the exception of durum wheat and spring barley.

  5. 12 Dec 2014

    Supply and Installation of systems for detection of illicit trafficking and inadvertent movement of nuclear and radioactive materials at borders of Republic of Tajikistan.

  6. 11 Nov 2014

    To improve the sustainability of nuclear security training in Balkan countries, the JRC conducted at its EUSECTRA facility in Karlsruhe advanced training sessions.

  7. 11 Nov 2014

    SCINTILLA is an FP7 project aimed at building a comprehensive toolbox of devices based on technologies which allow for the enhanced detection and identification of difficult to detect radioactive sources and nuclear material.

  8. 6 Nov 2014

    JRC Scientists were amongst the winners at November's IAEA Symposium on International Nuclear Safeguards in Vienna.


    The E-Poster titled "Open Source Analysis in Support of Non-proliferation Monitoring and Verification Activities: Using the New Media to Derive Unknown New Information" was produced by: F.V. Pabian, G. Renda, R. Jungwirth, L.K. Kim, E. Wolfart & G.G.M. Cojazzi of JRC-ITU Ispra.

  9. 27 Oct 2014

    The latest MARS Crop Monitoring in Europe Bulletin, which was published today, reports that there were no areas of concern with widespread impact on the yields of summer crops  for this period, despite the plentiful rainfall which hampered harvest activities over Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, the Balkans and partially in Germany and Turkey. Summer crop yields at the EU-28 level are high, and maize yields in Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria are forecast as being more than 25% above the five-year average.


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  10. 15 Oct 2014

    From 13-17 October 2014, the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Joint Research Centre (JRC) will host the second of two workshops on helium-3 (He-3) alternative materials and technologies for safeguards applications, under the U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA)-Euratom Action Sheet 47, at the JRC Ispra Site.