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Recruited specialists will provide customer-driven scientific and technical support for the development of EU policies.
Recruited specialists will provide customer-driven scientific and technical support for the development of EU policies.
Feb 21 2019

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) is currently looking for motivated staff, to mainly work in Seville, Petten, Ispra, Geel and Karlsruhe.

Nanomaterials contain particles that are smaller than 100 millionths of a millimetre
Nanomaterials contain particles that are smaller than 100 millionths of a millimetre
Feb 19 2019

The JRC just released a report clarifying the key concepts and terms used in the European Commission's nanomaterial definition. This will support stakeholders for the correct implementation of legislation making reference to the definition.

The new JRC report looks into blockchain technology and migrants remittances
The new JRC report looks into blockchain technology and migrants remittances
Feb 11 2019

Every year, hundreds of millions of people worldwide send or receive money through a money transfer system or by informal channels, generating some 500 billion dollars in remittances to developing countries, roughly three times the size of official global development aid. 

Maurice Whelan and Valérie Zuang of the European Union Reference Laboratory for alternatives to animal testing (EURL ECVAM).
Maurice Whelan and Valérie Zuang of the European Union Reference Laboratory for alternatives to animal testing (EURL ECVAM).
Feb 07 2019

The JRC's status report on alternatives to animal testing is just out. We interviewed the lead author and head of the laboratory (EURL ECVAM).  

Commissioner Navracsics speaking at the opening of exhibition at Science meets Parliaments event
Commissioner Navracsics speaking at the opening of exhibition at Science meets Parliaments event
Feb 06 2019

Policy-makers and scientists are meeting in Brussels at the annual event promoting evidence-based policy-making.

Inland waters provide resources and a home to many species.
Inland waters provide resources and a home to many species.
Feb 05 2019

Surface water protection is far below global targets in over half of the world’s countries.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the EU
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the EU
Feb 04 2019

This World Cancer Day, the JRC releases 17 new recommendations on breast cancer screening and diagnosis

The study urges to limit global warmingand to foster rapid socioeconomic development  especially in sub-Saharan Africa where the most vulnerable populations are located
The study urges to limit global warmingand to foster rapid socioeconomic development especially in sub-Saharan Africa where the most vulnerable populations are located
Jan 31 2019

Developing countries will be the worst hit by heatwaves caused by global warming. Heatwave risk and socioeconomic impacts will be significantly reduced for both developing and developed countries if global warming is limited to below 1.5°C.

The EnRoute project looked at nearly 700 cities and urban areas across the EU.
The EnRoute project looked at nearly 700 cities and urban areas across the EU.
Jan 30 2019

Researchers find considerable variability in access to green spaces across Europe’s cities

In the EU, CO2 emissions of the industry, power and buildings sectors have reduced, but there is an increase in the transport sector.
In the EU, CO2 emissions of the industry, power and buildings sectors have reduced, but there is an increase in the transport sector.
Jan 28 2019

Global fossil fuel CO2 emissions rose by around 1 percentage point in 2017 after remaining at the same level for three consecutive years.

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