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Events in 2016

19 Jul 21 Jul 2016

On 19 of July, Science Squared and Ecsite will kick-off a series of public dialogues at Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie in Paris. The event is part of an ERC=Science2 campaign ...

25 Jul 27 Jul 2016

At ESOF, ERC=Science² will have a pop-up science tent on St.Ann’s Square in Manchester from July 25-27. The tent will display one project from the each of the first two themes, ‘The Human City’ and ‘Food’. Both projects place and emphasis on citizen science and how it can improve urban spaces.

ERC=Science² is a pan-European ...

21 Aug 25 Aug 2016

Professor Lorraine Brennan, a Conway Fellow and a PI at the Institute of Food and Health of University College Dublin will be speaking at the IUFoST 2016 World Congress of food science and technology.

The congress takes place will take place in Dublin, between 21 and 25 August.

Delegates at the congress will be discussing ...

9 Sep 10 Sep 2016

Science and Technology Days are organized annually by the University of West Bohemia. Being located in the city center of Pilsen, the city is transformed into a science laboratory. Over the course of two days, more than 30 scientific exhibits will present their research from an unorthodox point of view ...

26 Sep 30 Sep 2016

The special programme will be carried out by AHHAA Science Centre

The programme by AHHAA will comprise some of the best hands-on workshops AHHAA has to offer, e.g the making of LED lanterns, 3D glasses, virtual reality glasses and holograms.

The workshop on LED lanterns will help participants to find out how lamps have changed ...

29 Sep 2016

The ScienceSquared-themed science café is to present a side of plant physiology that many people are unaware of.

More specifically, PhD Ülo Niinemets, a professor of agriculture and environmental sciences from the Estonian University of Life Sciences will talk about the stress-dependent emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC) that ...

30 Sep 2016

The European Researchers' Night is an event dedicated to popular science and fun learning. It offers a unique opportunity to meet researchers and talk to them to find out more about their research and how has it impacted our society. The setup of the event allows for this to happen in an interactive and engaging way. Often featured are hands-on ...

30 Sep 2016

Professor Üle Niinemets will open his lab located in the Estonian University of Life Sciences to talk about his ERC-funded research on VOC emission, asking the visitors whether they understand the language of plants.

In addition, the Estonian University of Life Sciences will open several of its other labs to the public at the same time. ...

30 Sep 2016

17:00 – 18:00 - Science city FRESH entitled "History of Agriculture in the region"

17: 00 - 17:10 - Opening at Regional Historical Museum
17:10 to 18:00 - Exhibition: "Agricultural crops in the Old World and Antiquity" at Regional Historical Museum

18:00 – 21:15 - Presentations of scientists from the region ...

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 ...

12 Oct 2016

What will Europe, and its science and technology, be like in 2030 and beyond? How are companies, universities and governments preparing for a better future? What should the EU do to help them? As the European Commission is just now beginning to draft its next big R&I effort, Framework Programme 9, Science|Business offers a unique ...

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’ ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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:
· ...

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 ...