EU Science Hub

Past Events

Nov 17 2016
Ispra, room 1 (Amphitheatre)
'On a dreary night of November': Frankenstein for Today.
Map of Europe showing the oceans and seas in different colours JRC-EASAC joint report
©EU, 2016
Nov 16 2016

The JRC and the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) will hold a promotion event of their published joint report on 'Marine sustainability in an age of changing oceans and seas'.

The GENTLE Project
Nov 14 2016
Nov 17 2016
The main objective of the course is to explain how to process nuclear data libraries and prepare them for use in nuclear applications. Introductory lectures on neutron induced nuclear data, sensitivity and uncertainty analysis, deterministic and Monte Carlo methods in nuclear applications will be given. Nuclear data processing codes and tools such as NJOY, JANIS and SANDY will be presented through practical exercises.
Nov 10 2016

In the framework of activities of the Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography, the JRC is organising a one-day workshop on Migration Data on Thursday 10 November at JRC Ispra.

The workshop will bring together relevant Commission services and EU agencies that play a key role in collecting and analysing migration data, including FRONTEX, EASO, FRA and eu-LISA.

The aim of the workshop is to share information, identify gaps and highlight the areas which can benefit the most from this joint effort. 

Graphic design with a Greek style panthenon Science meets parliaments 2016
©EU, 2016
Nov 08 2016
Nov 08 2016

Following on from the success of Science meets parliaments in 2015, the JRC will organise the 2016 edition on 8 November 2016 in Brussels.

The event will bring together Members of the European Parliament (MEP) and scientists in a series of bilateral meetings, as well as the now established Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) MEP-Scientist Pairing Scheme.

GEO GEO logo
Nov 07 2016
St. Petersburg

The GEO-XIII Plenary and Exhibition will take St. Petersburg, Russian Federation from 7 to 10 November 2016.

JRC scientist Max Craglia will attend the Plenary Session. On 8 November, he will represent the European Commission at 4th Programme Board meeting, and on 9 November he will co-chair the side event on Citizen GEOSS.

Nov 07 2016
Nov 18 2016
Bab Ighli, Marrakech

As the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, the JRC regularly provides scientific and technical advice for the development and implementation of EU policy in a range of thematic areas central to international climate negotiations. In this capacity the JRC also advises the EU's delegation to Marrakech, Morocco.

Graphic design with a generic government building Science meets regions 2016
©EU, 2016
Nov 07 2016
Nov 07 2016

Together with the Committee of the Regions, the JRC is organising a conference to examine the challenges of evidence informed policy-making at regional level.

It will bring together representative of EU regional authorities and scientists to exchange views on evidence-informed decision-making process at regional level.

Challenges 2017 - Prevention by Information
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Oct 27 2016
Oct 28 2016

We all, are exposed to a rising flood of information. This also holds true for the manifold aspects of food safety and consumer protection.

Food surveillance activities generate data and documents, describing and evaluating the events of the past. The central challenge now is to obtain sound knowledge for the assessment of future events from information from the food chain. This leads us to pose various questions such as:

Poster for the event I Edoardo Amaldi Lecture
©Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, 2016
Oct 26 2016

We are organising, together with the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, the I Edoardo Amaldi Lecture, to take place in the European Commission's premises in Brussels, on 26 October 2016.

H.E. Amb. Tibor Tóth, Executive Secretary Emeritus of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, will deliver a lecture on "Super-positioned realities of Nuclear Safety, Security, Safeguards and Stockpiles: is Schrödinger’s cat dead or alive?"