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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.

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.
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 ...

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.
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 ...

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 ...

17 Jun 2016
With funding from the European Research Council, Professor Rob Kitchin of Ireland’s National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis is finding out how to leverage Big Data to improve city life.
16 Jun 2016
The traffic jam was enormous. As French winter holidaymakers headed to the Alps in February, 1980, cars strangled the city of Lyon with one of the world’s longest recorded traffic jams - a full 175 kilometres.
15 Jun 2016
Automobile air pollution is a well-recognised source of illness in urban environments. In response, smart cities monitor and move to reduce it.