JRC News

  1. 6 Jul 2015

    The Futuris programme (Euronews) offers the latest news on technical & scientific research projects across Europe; in a series of small video episodes and web reports. The latest in the series 'atomic detectives' explores the EUSECTRA facility at JRC-ITU and demonstrates the work of the scientists in combatting nuclear criminal activity.

  2. 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.

  3. 10 Feb 2015

    Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) constitute one of the most discussed trends in Open Education in postsecondary education institutions.

    The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies of the Joint Research Centre (JRC-IPTS) is looking for collaborators to produce a large knowledge base for MOOC providers covering all relevant topics to analyse this phenomenon from a European perspective.

  4. 8 Oct 2014

    This event, organised on 30 September and 1-2 October, 2014, provided an opportunity for experts in analytical sciences to become TrainMiC® Authorised Trainers. TrainMiC® focuses on how to interpret the metrological requirements of the ISO/IEC 17025 for chemical and bio-analytical measurements.

  5. 27 Aug 2014

    Accreditation plays a crucial role both in the EU internal market as well as in trade with third countries, e.g. in the context of the EU Neighbourhood Policy. This is exactly the reason why the JRC has fostered education in this area and has been instrumental in creating a consortium of universities which offer an international master programme in Measurement Science in Chemistry, which received a Euromaster quality label.

  6. 21 Jul 2014

    On 7-10 July 2014 the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) organised an international conference exclusively dedicated, for the first time, to the area of nuclear forensics.

  7. 14 Jul 2014

    During the 2014 Jugend Forscht Award Session, the German Land Hessen honoured the work of 10 students in the disciplines of earth and space science, technology and physics by inviting the young researchers to a visit of Brussels.

  8. 26 Jun 2014

    TrainMiC®, a community of practice for lifelong learning on quality of analytical data, recently held the workshop "Metrology in Chemistry – Implementing the Technical Requirements of the ISO/IEC 17025" in Ariana, Tunisia.

  9. 5 Jul 2013

    The JRC supports the 6th International Summer School on Measurement Science in Chemistry, held at the University Claude Bernard from 7 until 20 July. The Summer School is run by a consortium of 9 universities (one from Belgium, Estonia, Finland, Portugal and Slovenia, and three from Poland).

  10. 3 May 2013

    This week a group of 26 secondary school pupils from the European School in Mol immersed themselves into five different scientific experiments; acquiring a better understanding of the need for scientific measurements and getting a new perspective on possible future careers in science.