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The workshop 'Evidence Informed Social policy Innovation" contributes to the conference "Opening up to an ERA of Social Innovation"
Nov 27 2017
Nov 27 2017

The great recession that followed the financial crisis increased the need to find innovative ways to re-launch growth and make it in socially sustainable manner. Many initiatives have been launched, but there is limited evidence of the results obtained, especially if we look at the comprehensive social and economic impact achieved.

Improving knowledge and data on migration Improving knowledge and data on migration
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Nov 30 2017

The European Commission’s Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) and the IOM's Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) organise the workshop on Big Data and alternative data sources on migration: from case studies to policy support.

Researchers, data holders/providers, policymakers and practitioners will gather to:

Samo 2018
Jun 11 2018
Jun 15 2018

This Tenth Summer School on Sensitivity Analysis, organised by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), aims to illustrate the motivations to conduct Sensitivity Analysis on simulation models

It offers accessible treatment of the techniques used in Global Sensitivity Analysis.

The programme will start from the first principles and will guide the students through the full range of recommended practices with exercises and application examples.


The scientific programme covers topics such as:

Nov 16 2017
Metaphors matter - their usage bears consequences.
Apr 24 2018

Background and objectives

If we think about nature conservation or increasing essential ecosystem services we usually think of protected areas, conserving valuable ecosystems such as forest and wetlands, or maintaining rural landscapes. But can cities also help achieve biodiversity goals and targets? This largely depends on the amount, the quality and management of urban green infrastructure. However, the potential of cities to help protect biodiversity and ecosystem services is likely underestimated.

Nov 06 2017
Nov 17 2017

As the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) regularly provides scientific and technical advice for the development and implementation of EU policy on climate action.

In this capacity, two JRC experts will advise the EU's delegation to COP23, the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

JRC will also organise side events on different thematic areas, which will be held at the EU Pavilion.

Save the date for the launch event of The Community of Practice in Financial Research (CoPFiR) The Community of Practice in Financial Research (CoPFiR) will facilitate a place for collaboration between scientists and European policy makers on topics such as financial stability and capital markets.
©EU 2017
Oct 25 2017
The Community of Practice in Financial Research (CoPFiR) is a community established by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre to strengthen the relationship between scientists and European policy makers and to promote research and collaboration on topics linked to Commission’s priorities. This launch event brings together CoPFiR partners, policy makers from interested Directorates-General of the European Commission and representatives from other relevant non-academic institutions in order to highlight current policy priorities and discuss related research opportunities.
Nov 23 2017
Nov 24 2017

The European Commission Joint Research Center (JRC), the European Technology and Innovation Platform for Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) and the FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy of the University of Cyprus invite you to their Workshop on Smart Grids Research and Innovation priorities.

Competence Centre on Modelling Competence Centre on Modelling
©European Union 2017
Oct 26 2017
On 26 October the JRC is launching the European Commion's Competence Centre on Modelling, bringing together policymakers, analysts and researchers from the European Commission, international organisations, think tanks and academia, to discuss the role of modelling as a source for quantitative evidence in the European policy process.
GMO training worldmap
©EU, 2017
Nov 22 2017
Nov 23 2017
The participants will have the opportunity to review the status of GMO analysis as a basis for tackling technical and organisational aspects for further enhancing GMO-analysis capacities in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) region.