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  1. JRC information day in Skopje to enhance scientific collaboration

    26 Sep 2012 The JRC and the Macedonian Ministry of Education and Science have jointly organised an information day in Skopje. During the event, Pan e Kralev, Minister of Education and Science, and Vladimír Šucha, Deputy Director General of the JRC, announ ...

    26 September 2012

  2. JRC Info day in Luxembourg

    14 Sep 2012 The JRC holds an information day today in Luxembourg focused on four topics of common interest: ICT security, water and agricultural resources management, financial stability and innovation policy. The objectives of this conference are to make ...

    14 September 2012

  3. New equipment for nuclear safeguards at Sellafield reprocessing plant

    27 Jul 2012 A new mass spectrometer was inaugurated on the 25 of July in the nuclear reprocessing plant of Sellafield, in the United Kingdom. The "on-site" laboratories located in Sellafield are managed by the JRC's Institute for Transurani ...

    27 July 2012

  4. Per capita CO2 emissions in China reach EU levels

    18 Jul 2012 Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) – the main cause of global warming – increased by 3% last year. In China, the world’s most populous country, average emissions of CO2 increased by 9% to 7.2 tonnes per capita, bringing China within the ...

    18 July 2012

  5. Vladimír Šucha, new Deputy Director-General of the JRC

    16 Jul 2012 On Monday 16 July Vladimír Šucha commenced his term as Deputy Director-General of the JRC. Mr Šucha will support Dominique Ristori, the Director-General, in coordinating the JRC’s scientific activities. He inaugurated his term on the Ispra sit ...

    16 July 2012

  6. JRC and Israel Ministry for Energy and Water strengthen scientific cooperation

    10 Jul 2012 In the context of President Barroso's visit to Israel, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Israel Ministry of Energy and Water Resources have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deepen their scientific c ...

    10 July 2012

  7. EU/US Joint Steering Committee on nuclear security research

    02 Jul 2012 The JRC hosted the second Joint Steering Committee held in Brussels between the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). This meeting took place under a 2010 Agreement in the fiel ...

    02 July 2012

  8. New laboratory for improved nuclear safeguards

    01 Jun 2012 The JRC's nuclear safeguards activities will be significantly improved by the opening of a new analytical laboratory for nuclear micro-particles inaugurated today at the JRC's Institute for Transuranium elements (ITU), located in Kar ...

    01 June 2012

  9. Data centres award 2012: IBM and Google among the winners

    30 May 2012 Six companies have been awarded the 2012 European code of conduct for data centres prize for the innovative technologies adopted to improve the energy efficiency. They are: IBM (27 data centres in 15 countries), Google (data centre in St. Ghis ...

    30 May 2012

  10. JRC contributes to the Environmental Performance Index

    06 Feb 2012 The JRC has contributed to the 2012 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) launched at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos on 26 January 2012. The EPI is produced by researchers at Yale and Columbia Universities in collaboration with t ...

    06 February 2012

  11. JRC innovative radar system helps to monitor movements of grounded Costa Concordia ship

    30 Jan 2012 An advanced radar system, developed by the JRC, is being used at the Giglio Island in Italy to support the Italian authorities in monitoring the movements of the cruise ship that grounded off Tuscany on 13 th January. Data on the ship movement ...

    30 January 2012

  12. JRC language tool outperforms competition in summarising news articles

    29 Nov 2011 NewsGist, a language software developed by the JRC's Institute for the Protection ... words out of a set of 10 related news articles each in seven languages (Arabic, Czech, English, French, ... redundancy. NewsGist is the summarisation system behind the JRC's Europe Media Monitor (EMM), which ...

    29 November 2011

  13. JRC Food Security Conference to be webstreamed

    27 Sep 2011 The JRC will webstream its upcoming international conference ‘Scientific Support for Food Security and Global Governance’ to make it available to a wider audience. The one day event will take place on 28 September, at the Charlemagne building ...

    27 September 2011

  14. 7th Symposium on Targeted Alpha Therapy

    20 Jul 2011 Experts from medicine, biology, chemistry and physics gathered in Berlin on 18 and 19 July for the 7th Symposium on Targeted Alpha Therapy, organised by the JRC's Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU) and engineering company Eckert &a ...

    20 July 2011

  15. Catch the train: Exchanging knowledge on education and employability

    20 Jun 2011 Scholars, researchers and policy makers are to discuss education, training and their role in finding and keeping employment at an international conference co-organised by the JRC's Centre for Research in Lifelong Learning (CRELL). The two ...

    20 June 2011

  16. Robert-Jan Smits appointed Deputy Director General of JRC

    24 Feb 2010 The European Commission has today appointed Robert-Jan Smits as Deputy Director General of the JRC. He follows Anneli Pauli, who had left the JRC to become Deputy Director General of the Commission's Research Directorate-General. Robert-J ...

    24 February 2010

  17. Securing nuclear material in the Russian Federation

    15 Oct 2009 A fully computerised Nuclear Material Accountancy and Control (NMAC) system will soon be in place at the Russian Mayak reprocessing plant located in Ozersk in the Chelyabinsk region. The project, technically managed by the JRC in the framework ...

    15 October 2009

  18. Annual reports 2008 of ITU and IRMM available

    17 Jun 2009 The Annual reports 2008 from the JRC Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU) and Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) are now available. These reports give an overview of the activities, accomplishments and resources rel ...

    17 June 2009

  19. New tools for agro-meteorology and biophysical modelling

    27 Mar 2009 On the occasion of the 4th Crop Growth Monitoring Systems (CGMS) expert meeting, held in Ispra last week, the JRC's Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC) has released tools for agro-meteorology and biophysical mo ...

    27 March 2009

  20. New design for JRC-ITU buildings

    19 Dec 2008 The JRC Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU) has selected the architects that will oversee construction of its new office buildings. A technical committee consisting of a panel of architects and four representatives from ITU, JRC and Fors ...

    19 December 2008

  21. 50 years of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart

    09 Dec 2008 The Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart, a form of extended periodic table of the elements that displays all known atoms of any element and their radioactive data, is 50 years old today. To celebrate the occasion, the JRC Institute for Transuranium Elemen ...

    09 December 2008

  22. JRC and NIST strengthen their collaboration

    05 Sep 2008 On 4 and 5 September 2008 the JRC Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) welcomed leading US scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). In the latest of a series of biennial coordination meeti ...

    05 September 2008

  23. Recruitment: open competitions for assistants in the field of research and nuclear energy

    06 Jun 2008 Are you interested in becoming a permanent member of the Joint Research Centre's staff? We are looking for qualified technicians and laboratory technicians in a variety of fields including nuclear, infrastructure and civil, electrical and ...

    06 June 2008

  24. Annual reports 2007 of IPSC and ITU available

    02 May 2008 The Annual reports 2007 from the JRC  Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC) and the Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU) are now available. These reports give an overview of the activities, accomplishments and re ...

    30 April 2008

  25. Mechanical Testing for Next Generation Nuclear Systems

    30 Apr 2008 The workshop on "Mechanical Testing for Next Generation Nuclear Systems" held at the JRC Institute for Energy (IE) on 17- 18 April 2008, attracted more than 70 participants from 20 countries. Noting that the development of innovative ...

    30 April 2008