JRC News

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 8 Apr 2016

    On 6 April the Commission adopted a legislative package on Smart Borders, including a Communication on Stronger and Smarter Information Systems for Borders and Security.

  6. 1 Apr 2016

    The European Union and the United States of America, in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), share the international responsibility to develop and promote systems and measures for the prevention of, detection of, and response to nuclear and other radioactive materials out of regulatory control.

  7. 17 Mar 2016

    TU Delft's Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management (TPM)  and the JRC's Institute for Energy and Transport will intensify cooperation on research questions linked to the theme of energy transition as stated in a recently signed Letter of Intent. With this LoI JRC-IET and TPM further expand collaboration activities that already existed: exchanging PhD researchers, workshops, training and education.

  8. 11 Mar 2016

    Governmental nuclear security experts, front line officers and technical support organisations took part in a nuclear security simulation exercise organised in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

  9. 8 Mar 2016

    A JRC-initiated system estimating postharvest cereal losses in sub-Saharan Africa will be upgraded to allow for monitoring of other crops and improve postharvest management.

  10. 12 Feb 2016

    Southern Africa is currently in the grip of an intense drought that has expanded and strengthened since the earliest stages of the 2015-2016 agricultural season.