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20 Oct 2016
The 2016 edition of the Researchers’ Night Festival, the biggest science festival in the Baltics that ended on 30 September also featured the project ERC= Science2, funded by the European Research Council (ERC), inviting the public at large to think about the cities of the future.
ERC grantees Anna Davies, Riekelt Houtkooper, and Miguel Martinez-Gonzalez speaking at the Science|Business event
13 Oct 2016
Applications of basic research may not be immediately obvious but the findings will help to solve long-term societal challenges, say ERC-funded scientists at Science|Business meeting
6 Oct 2016
ERC=Science² brought the work of nutrition researchers funded by the European Research Council to a major science conference in Manchester, UK, in July 2016
6 Oct 2016
ERC grantee Jens Blechert investigates underlying neural systems to determine which self-regulatory mechanisms might help people in making healthier food choices. Blechert's ERC starting grant project NewEat uses smart phones and questionnaires to track emotional eating and dieting in peoples' lives.
30 Sep 2016
New European Research Council Study Ranks 100 Cities
29 Sep 2016
If everybody in Britain followed the traditional Mediterranean diet, 19,375 cases of cardiovascular death could be prevented each year, a new study suggests.
19 Sep 2016
The Social and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Group of the University of Alcala in Spain, with its HeartHealthyHoods Project lead by Dr. Manuel Franco, has published a manuscript on the features of a neighborhood in Madrid (Spain) that affect the cardiovascular health of its residents. This manuscript has been published in the journal BMC Medical Research and Methodology. The European Research Council through an ERC-Starting Grant funds this research.
13 Sep 2016
To read the full report, please visit: http://www.sciencesquared.eu/taste-tests BRUSSELS, 13 September 2016 – Why do people eat when they aren’t really hungry? Is the traditional Mediterranean diet, high in fruits and vegetables and low in red meat, better for you? Can social sciences help us better organise the way we get and distribute food? These are among the questions being studied now by ...
27 Jul 2016
Earlier this week, the ERC = Science² project kicked off a series of public engagement events with a 2-day programme (July 19th -20th) of dialogue events held at Cité des Sciences & de l’industrie in Paris , France. Funded by the European Research Council (ERC) , the ERC = Science² project focuses on the ERC-funded research by highlighting ongoing blue-sky research in Europe and the its ...
22 Jul 2016
In one apocalyptic moment on the afternoon of March 11, 2011, the Great Tōhoku Earthquake sent a giant tsunami wave sweeping over the city of Sendai, a peaceful metropolis of one million people in Northern Japan. The waves swept away vehicles, causing buildings to collapse and severing roads and highways. Debris swamped the city’s airport. The extent of the damage surprised even the most sophisticated of observers. To date, it has been difficult to nearly impossible to measure tsunamis or model defenses against it.

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