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The JRC’s new handbook and dashboard provide information and recommendation on key policy areas for regions across Europe The JRC’s new handbook and dashboard provide information and recommendation on key policy areas for regions across Europe
©European Union, 2017
Oct 12 2017
New JRC tools help regional authorities get a grip on policy challenges, from energy through transport to crisis management
The reaction wall of the European Laboratory for Structural Assessment will be now open to wider scientific community The reaction wall of the European Laboratory for Structural Assessment will be now open to wider scientific community
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Jul 13 2017
The JRC is opening its scientific laboratories and facilities to scientists and researchers from the private and public sectors.
JRC Ispra interim storage facility JRC Ispra interim storage facility
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Jun 15 2017

An Interim Storage Facility (ISF) at JRC Ispra is set to host the nuclear waste from the site, including already existing waste and waste deriving from the ongoing decommissioning of the JRC Ispra nuclear installations. All nuclear waste from the Ispra site will be transported to the Italian National nuclear waste repository when this facility is completed.

The JRC has taken part in the scientific programme of the AAAS annual meeting since 2008. The JRC has taken part in the scientific programme of the AAAS annual meeting since 2008.
©EU, 2017
Feb 15 2017
The JRC will showcase its activities in combating nuclear terrorism, spurring policy innovations and strengthening European scientific advisory structures at AAAS 2017.
Female scientist in lab coat graphic Women are 38% of senior managers at the JRC and nearly 40% of all staff.
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Feb 10 2017
Women fill 38% of senior management posts at the JRC, showing our commitment to gender equality in science and in the European Commission.
Vladimir Sucha and Krzystof Kurek JRC Director General Vladimir Sucha and NCBJ Director General Krzystof Kurek signed the agreement in Brussels
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Feb 03 2017

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) of Poland signed today a collaboration agreement focusing on nuclear material research, security, and medical applications.

The Collaboration Agreement will be of mutual benefit for both organisations and allows developing synergies in different areas of nuclear research. It will support fostering JRC scientific excellence by pursuing common research and implementing the JRC Education and Training strategy. In addition, the agreement opens JRC's research infrastructure to external scientific use.

PET Scan PET/CT imaging showed there was no longer sign of the tumour in the two patients.
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Dec 21 2016
Nearly three years of research have brought about remarkable results for the majority of 80 patients subjected to targeted alpha therapy of metastatic prostate cancer.
A scientist in a lab coat walking through space Deadline for the collaborative doctoral partnership application is 15 March 2016.
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Dec 20 2016
To enhance the science-policy interface, the JRC is launching a new Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) scheme in cooperation with universities from the EU Member States and countries associated to the EU Horizon 2020 research programme.
The Commission aims to ensure European nuclear facilities approaching end of business are closed safely, respecting the environment and human health. The Commission aims to ensure European nuclear facilities approaching end of business are closed safely, respecting the environment and human health.
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Dec 02 2016

On 2 December, the Commission launched a new training and knowledge-sharing initiative to prepare specialists for the dismantling of present and future obsolete nuclear plants in Europe as they reach their end-of-life. Led by the JRC, the European Learning Initiatives for Nuclear Decommissioning and Environmental Remediation (ELINDER) will be implemented in cooperation with 14 partners with expertise in the nuclear field.

A doctor holding an xray of the brain The study looks into secondary glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) tumour which progresses from initially low-grade brain tumours and manifest mainly in younger patients.
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Oct 31 2016

A study on targeted alpha therapy of brain tumours led by the Medical University of Warsaw in cooperation with the JRC won the 2016 Marie Curie Award of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM). The prestigious award recognises the best paper out of 2201 contributions submitted to the 2016 Annual Meeting of the EANM.

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