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Pavilion of Knowledge, Portugal
16 Mar 19 Mar 2017
Pavilion of Knowledge (Lisbon, Portugal) is going to host ERC = Science2 in a 4-day event (16-19 March 2017) under the theme of Food (The Taste Tests). The program will include conferences, participatory debates, projects’ showcase, hands-on activities, workshops and fab-lab activities, focusing on the importance of a healthy diet to increase life ...
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 is ...

Past Events

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 around ...
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 ...
University of Cyprus
6 Dec 2016
ERC=Science² is going to Cyprus to host a day-long session on science communication. Three ERC grantees will spend the day with expert trainers from the ERC=Science² consortium, developing new presentation skills. Programme: · 9.30 – 13.00 Training Session for ERC Grantees Participating UCY ERC grantees: · Triantafyllos Stylianopoulos Project: Re- ...
21 Nov 2016
How consumer habits affect our food choices? RNDr. Filip Matejka, Ph.D., a principal investigator of a project “Inattention” for which he recently received a Starting grant from the ERC, will try to answer this question on November 21st in Pilsen, the Czech Republic. Dr. Matejka’s project investigates the field of rational inattention theory and ...
8 Nov 11 Nov 2016
The Centre for Research and Analysis (CRA) together with the Sofia University, the Agrobioinstitute, Sofia, the University of Food Technologies and the Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute in Plovdiv will host a series of dialogue events dedicated to the latest food research, including ERC-funded Heart Healthy Hoods which looks into how the place you live affects your diet.
16 Oct 2016
Time: 10:00-16:00 EXPERYMENT Science Centre will prepare unique workshops on a range of issues related to nutrition, in particular eating habits, and will introduce the relationship between quality and yield production with global food resources. Activities will be interactive and will benefit from active participation of guests and local ...
16 Oct 2016
Time: 16:00-18:00 EXPERYMENT Science Centre in Gdynia will host ERC researcher Ewelina Knapska, Head of Neurobiology of Emotions Laboratory, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology Dr. Knapska’s project (CoSI - Functional connectomics of the amygdala in social interactions of different valenc) aims at understanding how the amygdala, the brain ...
14 Oct 15 Oct 2016
EXPERYMENT educators will actively disseminate information compiled under the ScienceSquared Food theme. Around the stand: interactive activities: EXPERYMENT will organize the open workshops on healthy nutrition and home-grown plants, encouraging the general public to take an active part. Activities will be based on games and educational actions ...
13 Oct 2016
Drop in this Thursday lunchtime to see Royal Holloway’s bees in action and to see demonstrations of the EU-funded research that takes place on campus, led by Dr Elli Leadbeater of the Insect Cognition Lab. Ask questions of the researchers and our beekeeper, learn about the role of bees in the modern world and try some of Royal Holloway’s very own ...
12 Oct 13 Oct 2016
ERC=Science² will organise a stand in the food village at the high-level policy event to showcase successful research projects and initiatives dealing with innovative methods for sustainable food systems of the future. All projects featured will be related to the work of European Research Council grantees around Europe and will be done with ...

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