Archive of European Projects

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Food poverty in the global North is emerging as an urgent social and moral concern, increasingly recognized as a central issue in the field of health inequalities in industrialized countries. With widening income disparity in Austerity Europe and ‘the end of cheap food’, these effects are being exacerbated. International media report an increase in the number of children arriving at school hungry, ...
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The proposed IMEP Project will address wider International Higher Education and Quality Assurance agendas and build on the IHE work done as part part of previous Tempus projects in Uzbekistan and British Council QA and IHE programmes. There are several reasons why we decided to apply for the Project:- our considerable knowledge of the situation and needs of the HE of Uzbekistan which was gained t ...
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In the context of increased migration to European countries the VIME project will develop a model to optimise the use of volunteers working alongside, and in collaboration with, professionals within migrant language and literacy education provision. Language and literacy education is vital in supporting the integration of adult migrants. Not only because proficiency in the language and literacy of ...
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Human Brain Project Specific Grant Agreement 1 (HBP SGA1)

Start date: 01 Apr 2016, End date: 31 Mar 2018,

Understanding the human brain is one of the greatest scientific challenges of our time. Such an understanding can provide profound insights into our humanity, leading to fundamentally new computing technologies, and transforming the diagnosis and treatment of brain disorders. Modern ICT brings this prospect within reach. The HBP Flagship Initiative (HBP) thus proposes a unique strategy that uses I ...
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Communication About SocioScientific Issues (CASSIS) (CASSIS)

Start date: 01 Feb 2014, End date: 31 Jan 2018,

"CASSIS (Communication About SocioScientific Issues) is a collaborative research project between four universities in France, England (2) and New Zealand. The overall aim of the proposed staff exchange programme is to improve communication about socioscientific issues (SSIs) between people with opposing views, to help them to develop a collaborative reflection and to improve their reasoning integr ...
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The overall aim of the EC call is building up a scientifically literate society, which enables its citizens to participate in the research and innovation process as part of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). This calls for democratic citizenship education, in which two educational approaches, often presented independently in schools, are integrated, viz. Inquiry-Based Science Education (IB ...
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eMEL (e-Media Education Lab) is a project which aims to support the development of media education in Europe by strengthening the skills of teaching professionals. Indeed, media education, which has become a key competency in nowadays society, takes place in a highly variable way from one country to another, from one school to another, from one classroom to another, and teachers lack resources and ...
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Polycentric inspections of networks of schools

Start date: 01 Sep 2014, End date: 31 Aug 2017,

Background and aim of the project Although significant improvements have been made in many European countries over the last five years, many countries still need substantial improvements to meet the 2020 benchmarks from the EU strategic framework for Education and Training. Education outcomes need to be improved according to the 2013 monitoring report, and schools need to continuously improve thei ...
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Breaking Barriers - Embracing Literacy through Digital Media

Start date: 01 Sep 2014, End date: 31 Aug 2017,

Background Literacy is a key competence that ensures social cohesion and personal fulfillment. Adults with difficulties in understanding the written word in both print and digital forms face barriers to actively participate in society. Furthermore people struggling with reading and writing difficulties may hide their needs and this makes identifying learning needs more challenging. Adult educator ...
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... rganisations who run support programmes for teachers and schools to use youth participation and global citizenship. They are Oxfam GB (UK), Oxfam Italia (Italy), PAH (Poland), CARDET (Cyprus) and the Institute of Education (UK). It is based on the partners experience that when delivered effectively, these approaches help schools by: - Creating more engaging curriculum and using learner centred ped ...
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In African Communities of Practice (CoPs), international collaboration and the pursuit of scientific endeavour has faced a major barrier with the lack of access to e-Infrastructures and high performance network infrastructure enjoyed by European counterparts. With AfricaConnect, the proposed AfricaConnect2 and regional developments, this situation is changing rapidly. In the project Teaming-up fo ...
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The PELARS project generates, analyzes, uses and provides feedback for analytics derived from hands-on, project-based and experiential learning scenarios. The project produces and evaluates technology designs for analytic data generation for constructivist learning scenarios in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) topics, including: technology solutions, infrastructure, activities, ass ...
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The Human Brain Project (HBP)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 30 Sep 2016,

... imulation, High Performance Computing, Medical Informatics, Neuromorphic Computing and Neurorobotics, and create a user community of research groups from within and outside the HBP, set up a European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience, complete a set of pilot projects providing a first demonstration of the scientific value of the platforms and the Institute, develop the scientific and technolo ...
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The M C Squared project will design and develop an intelligent digital environment to support stakeholders from creative industries involved in the production of media content for educational purposes to engage in collective forms of creative thinking and working to co-design appropriate digital media. The focus will be on social creativity in the design of digital media intended to enhance creati ...
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Teaching Enquiry with Mysteries Incorporated (TEMI)

Start date: 01 Feb 2013, End date: 31 Jul 2016,

The aim of this teacher training project is to help transform science and mathematics teaching practice across Europe by giving teachers new skills to engage with their students, exciting new resources and the extended support needed to effectively introduce enquiry based learning into their classrooms. We will do this by working with teacher training institutions and teacher networks across Europ ...
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ASTRON aims at the development of high-capacity, energy-efficient and bit-rate flexible optical transceivers capable of supporting rates from 10Gb/s to beyond 1Tb/s. The ASTRON concept is based on developing multi-functional and agile devices so as to achieve Terabit capacities on a single photonic integrated chip. ASTRON's transceiver can realize different techniques of flexible super-channel ge ...
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ALICE RAP is a Europe wide project of 43 partner research institutions involving 107 researchers from 25 European countries providing 1000 months of a plurality of scientific endeavour to analyse the place and challenges of addictions and lifestyles to the cohesion, organization and functioning of contemporary European society. Through integrated multidisciplinary research, a wide range of factors ...
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Description iTalk2Learn platform enables learners to communicate and interact more naturally via rich intuitive user interfaces leveraging direct manipulation and, in particular, natural language user interfaces.iTalk2Learn project (The Intelligent Tutoring and Exploration for Robust Learning) project aims to facilitate robust learning by ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: 01 Jun 2014, End date: 30 Sep 2015,

Background: This project was an integral part of the Institute of Education (IOE)'s Internationalisation Strategy, continuing the staff and student mobility activities sustained in previous years. Our student mobility numbers have remained small as we are a predominantly postgraduate institution and a large number of working part-time students unable to undertake the minimum period of mobility. Ho ...
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Combined Highly Active Anti-retroviral Microbicides (CHAARM)

Start date: 01 Jan 2010, End date: 30 Jun 2015,

This proposal is for a large scale collaborative project in which we propose both to develop novel microbicides directed against new intracellular targets and to investigate novel combinations of highly active anti-retroviral drugs which may be particularly effective as microbicides. Combinations may enhance efficacy but equally importantly will increase the genetic barrier to the development of r ...
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Network of Excellence in Internet Science (EINS)

Start date: 01 Dec 2011, End date: 31 May 2015,

The goal of EINS is coordinating and integrating European research aimed at achieving a deeper multidisciplinary understanding of the development of the Internet as a societal and technological artefact, whose evolution is increasingly interwined with that of human societies. Its main objective is to allow an open and productive dialogue between all the disciplines which study Internet systems und ...
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Description ARMOR is a flexible, holistic and economical monitoring tool of the brain. It diagnozes and manages epileptic seizures efficiently including possibilities for detecting premonitory signs and feedback to the patient. The tool is optimized for each patient and is tested in several case studies which evaluated it as a wide use ambul ...
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we.learn.it will launch the European Living Learning Network by schools and for schools.we.learn.it is a facilitated grassroots initiative initially formed from school networks in 6 European countries and partnerships abroad including schools in developing countries. Linked to a facilitators network of higher education institutions, thematic organizations, experts, learning content and technology ...
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The number of young people not in employment, education or training (NEET) is increasing across Europe. Current research reveals that NEETs often lack self-confidence and the essential social skills needed to seek and secure employment. Youth inclusion associations across Europe provide social coaching programmes, in order to help young people acquire and improve their social competencies. Howeve ...
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Next Generation Teaching, Education and Learning for Life (NEXT-TELL)

Start date: 01 Sep 2010, End date: 31 Oct 2014,

NEXT-TELL will provide, through research and development, computational and methodological support to teachers and students so that they have available nuanced information about learning when it is needed and in a format that is supportive of pedagogical decision making, thus optimizing the level of stimulation, challenge, and feedback density. Methods and software will be developed that cover the ...
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The eI4Africa project aims to boost the research, technological development and innovation (RTDI) potential of African e-Infrastructures and to support policy dialogues and Euro-African cooperation in the framework of the Joint Africa-EU Strategic Partnership on 'trade, regional integration and infrastructures' (JAES Partnership #3) as well as the Joint Africa-EU Strategic Partnership on 'science, ...
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"The DEM-CHILD project focusses on the main cause for childhood dementia in Europe, the neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCLs). The NCLs are neurodegenerative diseases characterized by dementia, blindness, epilepsy and physical decline leading to an early death of the patients. Since no cure is currently available, these disorders represent a serious social, medical, and economic challenge.To date, ...
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This project is about setting up a Europe-wide network for professionals and academics in the area of Primary Science Education. The aim is to provide training and professional support to teachers to help them use Inquiry based learning in Science in schools. The platform at European level will network professionals as well as support the organisation of training courses. It also recognises teache ...
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The ITN 'Education as Welfare - Enhancing opportunities for socially vulnerable youth in Europe' aims to consolidate research on education and welfare and evaluate its capacity to tackle the multiple challenges and pressures a large proportion of young people in Europe faces. In examining the welfare dimensions of educational settings and the educational dimensions of welfare services, it integrat ...
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"The exchange concerns the social, cultural, media-analytical and educational-psychological dimensions of digital media practices with a focus on the devices that are used for capturing, editing and circulating video data. DIGIT-M-ED applies inter-disciplinary perspectives and knowledge to analyse how the use of digital technologies is shaped by and shapes today’s global youth. Solid research syne ...
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Pharmaceutical Medicine Training Programme (PHARMATRAIN)

Start date: 01 May 2009, End date: 30 Apr 2014,

"The proposed Pharmaceutical Medicine Training Programme provides a comprehensive solution for the complex needs of integrated drug development for all professionals involved, incl. physicians, pharmaceutical scientists,biologists, biometricians, health economists, and safety and regulatory scientists from universities, regulatory agencies, large, middle-sized and small pharmaceutical enterprises, ...
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Science and mathematics education is important for Europe. Creativity and innovation are equally recognised as important, and their strengthening in and through education as a vital priority. Importantly, also, creativity holds a strong position in early childhood. The Creative Little Scientists project constitutes a timely contribution to a better understanding, at the European level, of the pote ...
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Sea Border Surveillance (SeaBILLA)

Start date: 01 Jun 2010, End date: 28 Feb 2014,

The SeaBILLA proposal aims to 1) define the architecture for cost-effective European Sea Border Surveillance systems, integrating space, land, sea and air assets, including legacy systems; 2) apply advanced technological solutions to increase performances of surveillance functions; 3) develop and demonstrate significant improvements in detection, tracking, identification and automated behaviour an ...
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Description Current pedagogy increasingly fails to engage young people with the study of Science and Math (S&M) in a way that threatens the future of Europe. Without basic S&M knowledge it is not possible to understand many of the important issues that confront us, such as global warming or genetic modification. A general lack of S&M literac ...
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"AMPHORA is a Europe wide project involving researches and research institutions from 14 European countries, and counterparts and organizations from all 27 Member States, that will provide new scientific evidence for the best public health measures to reduce the harm done by alcohol through addressing social and cultural determinants, marketing and advertising, taxes and pricing, availability and ...
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Usability of Music for Social Inclusion of Children (UMSIC)

Start date: 01 Sep 2008, End date: 31 Aug 2011,

The aim of this multidisciplinary and trans-national SandT project is to develop and use up-to-date technology in a coordinated, intelligent and accessible way to support social inclusion. Whilst intended for all children, UMSIC aims to particularly support, through music, those children who are at increased risk of being marginalized. These include children with social or emotional disorders (or ...
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The main idea of My-e-Director is to research and develop a unique interactive broadcasting service enabling end-users to select focal actors and points of interest within real-time broadcasted scenes. The service will resemble an automated ambient intelligent director that will operate with minimal or even without human intervention. Contrary to state-of-the art services of similar nature that fo ...
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Description Building the Future Optical NetworkMain ObjectivesThe BONE-network brings together 49 laboratories and research institutes from al over Europe in a close networking infrastructure, built on the foundations laid down by the FP6 ePhoton/ONe Network and represents the research activities within Europe in the field of Optical Netw ...
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"This project will investigate post-compulsory educational pathways among young people who spent at least one of their childhood years in the care of public authorities or child protection agencies. Young men and women from a public care background are among the most economically and socially excluded groups in European nations yet the pathways by which they might overcome their childhood disadvan ...
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Global Linkage Over BroadbAnd Links (GLOBAL)

Start date: 01 May 2008, End date: 31 Oct 2010,

GLOBAL - Global Linkage Over BroadbAnd Links will provide a virtual conference center using advanced communication technologies and concepts to support the promotion of e-infrastructure topics around the world.The GLOBAL project can be condensed in 4 objectives:• Objective 1: Providing the "Virtual Conference Center" Collaborative e-Infrastructure• Objective 2: Realising of Global Networking Sessi ...
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