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Biodiesel event at Leeds
26 Apr 2017

Biology is very good at chemical reactions that are useful in energy conversion, including those that create electricity from hydrogen, create (solar) fuels after harvesting light or those that convert carbon dioxide. However, technological and economical challenges have so far prevented biotechnology to make a real impact in these areas. ...

6 May 7 May 2017

The ERC=Science2 tent will be set up in the city center of Gdynia. The multimedia content will be complemented with several activities and workshops focused on brain health and aging. Activities will explore the aging of the brain and how to improve our brain activity. Participants will be invited to take part in ...

10 May 2017

Our world is complex and challenging. Frontier research seeks to address these challenges head on, in ambitious and novel ways. The “Research at the Frontier” event offers an exciting opportunity to meet some of Europe’s top researchers in a relaxed and entertaining event, as they discuss their cutting edge research and the impact that this has ...

Toulouse
12 May 2017

ERC=Science2 goes to Toulouse with President of the ERC Jean-Pierre Bourguignon for a day-long science communication training course for ERC grantees followed by an evening conference. At the conference, four ERC grantee will present their individual expereince in science and how their ERC grant changed their professional experience ...

21 May 2017

On May 21st, the Association ScienceCenter-Network together with the Institute for Science and Technology (IST Austria) located in Klosterneuburg will host an interactive exhibition on the theme of longevity at the OPEN CAMPUS DAY at IST Austria. The ERC = Science2 project is a ...

Past Events

Lyon
5 Apr 2017

BIOVISION: The World Life Science Forum 12th Edition

Your mother’s diet, your immune system and air pollution are among the many factors affecting how long you live and whether you develop Alzheimer’s or cancer. ...

Longevity Icons
4 Apr 11 Apr 2017

Between April 4-11, Parque de las Ciencias will host a public activity with the ERC=Science2 stand as part of the Longevity theme. In addition to the multimedia content highlighting the ERC-funded research in this area, the event will feature two workshops ...

20 Mar 2017

Over the past ten years, the ERC has funded almost 7,000 researchers and by extension, more than 40,000 team members, while the work of its researchers has been acknowledged by the scientific community with an extremely high level of citations. One of the challenges facing the ERC in the years ahead – particularly as Europe’s direction overall ...

Cities, smart cities, technology, programmable city, smart city, smart tech, connected city, city science, urban, innovation, urban innovation
17 Mar 18 Mar 2017

2-days filled with ScienceSquared multimedia content highlighting the ERC-funded research accompanied by hands-on workshops and experiments dedicated to urban issues.

Toulouse
17 Mar 2017

This event aims to showcase ERC grantees' work and research to young researchers at the University of Toulouse. It will predominantly focus on ERC Starting grant winners in order to demonstrate the impact the ERC early stage grant can have on a researcher career.To do so, there will be round tables with four local ERC grant holders who will ...

16 Mar 2017

It will be a panel discussion opened by the Vice President for Research and followed by short presentations of 3 of their current ERC grantees. The floor will then be opened to discussion, a presentation of the ERC itself, the impact it has on the scientific work etc. This event has been designed for the scientific community at KIT as well as ...

Pavilion of Knowledge, Portugal
16 Mar 19 Mar 2017

Pavilion of Knowledge (Lisbon, Portugal) is hosting ERC = Science2 in a 4-day event (16-19 March 2017) under the theme of Food. Sustainable processes of agricultural production, healthy eating habits, Mediterranean diet and the prevention of cardiovascular diseases are some of the

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15 Mar 2017

Early last century, popular music was promoted internationally by two large entertainment industries. One was based in New York and focused on dance-band music. The other was based in Berlin and concentrated on music for the stage—most of it categorized under the umbrella term “operetta.” Lehár’s The Merry Widow (1905) had been heard ...

Red, Supergiant, Stars, Space, Science, Scicomm, ERC, EU, Events, Cosmic, Leeds, Univeristy
15 Feb 2017

This lecture will showcase the research undertaken through the CODITA ERC Advanced Grant project, exploring the origins of cosmic dust and its impacts on the Earth’s atmosphere. Topics covered will include: the generation of dust around dying giant stars; formation of new stars and planets; comets and asteroids as the current source of dust ...

University of Rijeka
16 Dec 2016

University Hospital for Infectious Disease Zagreb will host ERC researcher Stipan Jonjić to talk about novel smart vaccines in tumor therapy, developed by his team at the University of Rijeka. Prof Jonjić is the first Croatian ERC grantee to base his project in Croatia. His ERC-funded research into new vaccines to offer better protection is ...

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