JRC News

  1. 16 Jun 2016

    In close collaboration with the Swedish University of Chalmers, JRC scientists investigated prompt fission gamma-ray spectra from plutonium isotopes to reduce statistical uncertainties on the model parameters.

  2. 13 Jun 2016

    Scientists from the JRC and the University of Bucharest propose a new approach for modelling the local  even-odd effect based on the number of configurations in a nucleus undergoing fission.

  3. 8 Jun 2016

    On 8 June 2016, Commissioners Tibor Navracsics and Günther Oettinger took part in the ground-breaking ceremony of a new laboratory building at the JRC site in Karlsruhe, Germany.

  4. 7 Jun 2016

    The study was carried out with a team of researchers from two Japanese Universities, following a campaign of sampling and measuring anthropogenic radionuclides in the North Pacific.

  5. 1 Jun 2016

    The European Commission presented its vision on how European standard setting should evolve in the light of technological developments, political priorities and global trends.

  6. 30 May 2016

    This year's open day was celebrated in parallel with the Commission open day in Brussels, where thousands also visited the JRC stand.

  7. 10 May 2016

    In the spring of 2017, the JRC will organise the next edition of its Resonances Art & Science Festival and Exhibition, and is looking for artists to take part in a preparatory workshop in August 2016.

  8. 15 Apr 2016

    Highlights include the launch of the European Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy, opening of the Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre and the launch of the European Interoperability Laboratory for Electric Vehicles and Smart Grids.

  9. 13 Apr 2016

    Scientists at the EC-JRC-IRMM have measured the gamma-ray production cross section of the 477.6-keV transition in 7Li following inelastic neutron scattering. In the future, this can be used as a standard cross section for normalizing other measurements.

  10. 6 Apr 2016

    JRC scientists standardised the activity concentration of three fission products (129I, 151Sm, and 166mHo) potentially present in nuclear waste. This work will result in new and eventually more accurate determination of the half-lives of these three radionuclides.