JRC News

  1. 1 Jul 2016

    The models will allow simulations to be performed of the impact that increasing levels of intermittent renewable energy sources and demand response mechanisms will have on the distribution grid without the need to have access to the actual network data.

  2. 22 Jun 2016

    More than 100 scientific and law enforcement experts from 37 countries and international organizations met under the auspices of the Nuclear Forensics International Technical Working Group (ITWG) June 6-10, 2016, in Lyon, France to strengthen best practices and promote international cooperation in the field of nuclear forensics.

  3. 20 Jun 2016

    A new study published in the journal Nature Communications shows that the type of soil used can often outweigh the effects of weather variability - such as year to year changes in rainfall and temperature.

  4. 20 Jun 2016

    The virtual centre will bring together existing knowledge and will pursue research on future migration flows and population trends, including understanding their impact on health, welfare, education systems and the economy.

  5. 14 Jun 2016

    The JRC and the US-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) have signed a collaborative research arrangement on building up the resilience of vulnerable and poor populations, and improving the livelihood of smallholder farmers in developing countries.

  6. 10 Jun 2016

    Encryption represents an important challenge for judicial investigations throughout Europe. Law enforcement authorities are increasingly collecting encrypted evidence material. The technical difficulties associated with decrypting this potentially useful material can eventually jeopardise prosecution.

  7. 23 May 2016

    The EU’s commitments to address the greatest humanitarian crises of our time will be supported by a series of Commission tools and platforms, some of which were developed by the JRC or in cooperation with partner organisations.

  8. 20 May 2016

    Satellite images of the worst affected districts, due to El Niño-induced drought, are being used to locate deep water and organise drilling of wells.

  9. 25 Apr 2016

    In 2016, 240 million people across 45 low-income and/or conflict-affected countries are assessed as being in a 'food stress' situation. Within this number, 80 million people are in the more serious condition of "food crisis” with 41.7 million being located in countries affected by El Niño.

  10. 20 Apr 2016

    A JRC article published in August 2015 on consumer food waste in the EU has been selected as one of the 25 pioneering articles published in the recently published Environmental Research Letters (ERL) highlights of 2015.

    The 25 highlights were chosen on the basis of referee endorsement, scientific impact, advances made in the field, novelty and broad appeal, and as epitomising the very best in interdisciplinary work at the nexus of research and policy groups.