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Power outage, storm, accident; How well prepared are we really for the unexpected? Emergency preparedness is in focus when Visit Umeå together with, among others, the European CBRNE centre at Umeå University again invite the public to Emergency Preparedness Day in central Umeå on May 11th.
Time: Wed 2019-12-11 10.00 Location: F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26, Stockholm (English) Type of event: Dissertations
For the fourth year in a row, Umeå Institute of Design at Umeå University occupies top position on the Red Dot Design Ranking, rating design educations in the Americas and Europe.
Space physicists at Umeå University, Sweden, develop measuring instruments for the spaceship Comet Interceptor. The vessel has been selected to be part of the European Space Agency's ESA programme to target comets that have just entered our solar system. The launch will take place in 2028.
The UN has appointed 2019 as the year of the periodic system, since it is 150 years since the Russian chemist Dmitry Mendelejev presented the first variant that forms the basis of all modern chemistry. The introductory day at the conference Inorganic Days, which will take place on June 12-14 in Umeå, therefore focuses on historical and cultural aspects as well as ongoing development of the periodic system.
Time: Thu 2019-12-12 10.00 Location: F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26, Stockholm (English) Type of event: Public defences of doctoral theses
How can people be motivated to improve their energy use? An EU-funded cross-cultural study looks into how people interact with building technologies to control their indoor environment.
A team of researchers at the Paul-Scherrer Institute in Switzerland have been looking at improving the Bonner Sphere Spectrometer for neutron techniques as part of the SINE2020 project.
The tool can be used as an important preliminary step for SMEs to facilitate their understanding of where they stand with respect to the GDPR in terms of "risks to sanctions".
The annual four-day European Week of Regions and Cities, running since 2003 and taking place in Brussels from 7 to 10 October has grown to become the key EU regional policy and development event. This year, CORDIS was proud to be amongst the 9 000 or so participants as an exhibitor, as well as by attending sessions.