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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.
2 Jun 2016
With resources and services stretched to their limits, future cities must be smarter. Cambridge professors Doug Crawford-Brown, Robert Mair and Koen Steemers describe the innovations in technology and governance needed to keep the megacity functional There is a clear line of sight on the broad features of the cities of the future. They will be large, with significantly more than half of the world ...
Mette Sørensen
11 Feb 2016
ERC-funded research is uncovering unknown health hazards of noise. Mette Sørensen, senior researcher in the Department of Environment and Cancer at the Danish Cancer Society, says scientists have not been thorough in investigating the effect of traffic noise on other types of diseases.
10 Feb 2016
Two new scientists appointed to research funder’s governing body
10 Feb 2016
Grant will fund development of repository and curation of ERC research published in books
Rob Kitchin
10 Feb 2016
Time to get wise on data security in cities and appoint ethics committees and emergency cybersecurity teams, says new report
Jennifer Gabrys
12 Feb 2016
Smartphone sensors are opening up new possibilities for citizen science and citizen oversight. The ERC project ‘Citizen Sensing’ is marshalling this important resource

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