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JRC Open Day 2016

JRC Ispra will once again open its doors during the Open Day under the theme of 'Making Sense of Science'. This popular event is open to everyone – families, children, students and professionals alike.

Commission's new data sheds light on EU migration dynamics

The European Commission's Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) has expanded the datasets within its Dynamic Data Hub to cover migration flows, stocks and residence permits and time series of selected demographic and socio-economic data such as population growth, GDP, labour force and other World Development Indicators.

Expanding the scope of the tool geographically and thematically, the new data help understand migration in a wider context and unleash the potential for the cross-disciplinary analysis of the drivers behind migration.

The feasibility of harmonising gluten ELISA measurements

EU4FACTS: Evidence for policy in a post-fact world

The interaction between science and policy has never been straightforward. But this relationship has been further complicated by the current post-fact debate. As the Commission's Vice-President, Frans Timmermans, noted recently, "a new crisis has come along … the crisis of evidence and facts … we cannot simply answer a demand for a politics of emotions with a strengthened politics of facts". This crisis is a challenge for the whole of society, not only scientists, experts, the media and policymakers, but also for politicians.

EU Sustainable Energy Week

The EU Sustainable Energy Week is back for its 12th edition. It takes place in Brussels from 19 to 25 June 2017 to promote energy-saving and renewables and is complemented by a two-month series of events around Europe.

Gábor Kátay

Gábor Kátay joined the Competence Centre on Microeconomic Evaluation of the JRC in September 2016. Previously he worked at the Banque de France (2013-2016) and at the Central Bank of Hungary (2003-2013). He also spent eight months at the Research Department of the European Central Bank.

Gábor holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Paris School of Economics. His main research interests are applied microeconomics, labour economics, public economics and firm behaviour.

Dionysios Bournas

Dr Dionysios Bournas is currently Scientific Officer at the Unit "Safety and Security of Buildings" of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), Directorate "Space, Security & Migration" in Ispra (Italy).

Human capital for territorial growth - JRC Annual Conference 2016

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