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ERASMUS MUNDUS MASTER JOINT DEGREE NUCLEAR PHYSICS

Start date: 31 Oct 2016, End date: 30 Oct 2021,

Nuclear Physics and technology has multiple applications of strategic economical relevance at the EU and worldwide. These include energy resources, medical diagnosis and therapeutic practices, new material characterization, or environmental studies, among others. The Horizon 2020, and the Euratom R&T Programme that complements it in the field of nuclear research and training, put a strong emphasis ...
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International Master of Science in Infectious Diseases and One Health

Start date: 05 Sep 2016, End date: 05 Sep 2021,

... nternational MSc in Infectious Diseases and One Health (IDOH) is a two-year (120 ECTS) joint master degree taught in English and awarded by three European universities (Université de Tours - France, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - Spain and University of Edinburgh - UK). The three universities work in very close collaboration with worldwide recognized research institutes and centers: INRA, Cre ...
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The global marine ecosystem is being deeply altered by human activity. On the one hand, rising concentrations of atmospheric greenhouse gases are changing the physical and chemical state of the ocean, exerting pressure from the bottom up. Meanwhile, the global fishery has provided large economic benefits, but in so doing has restructured ecosystems by removing most of the large animal biomass, a m ...
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Most countries in the world are facing reform pressures to make their education systems more effective and responsive to the new challenges generated by the global economy. In this scenario, managerial policy ideas such as school autonomy and accountability, which aim to modernize public education and strengthen its performance, are spreading broadly. To date, a wide range of countries with differ ...
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A GLOBAL MOVEMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: The EJAtlas (EnvJustice)

Start date: 01 Jun 2016, End date: 31 May 2021,

"The Environmental Justice Atlas (www.ejatlas.org) is a global database built by us, drawing on activist and academic knowledge. It maps 1500 conflicts. To improve geographical and thematic coverage it will grow to 3000 by 2019. It systematizes conflicts across 100+ fields documenting the commodities at stake, the actors involved, impacts, forms of mobilizations and outcomes allowing analyses that ...
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Green Locally Unwanted Land Uses (GREENLULUS)

Start date: 01 Jun 2016, End date: 31 May 2021,

This project examines the role played by the restoration and creation of environmental amenities in the redistribution of urban quality of life. Since no large-scale study has been conducted to measure if greener cities are less racially and socially equitable, I will analyze whether greening projects tend to increase environmental inequalities in 40 cities in the US and Europe and under which con ...
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The INFRAFRONTIER RI integrates European Mouse Clinics and the European Mouse Mutant Archive with the common goal to ensure access to mouse models for basic research of human health and disease, and to translate this knowledge into therapeutic approaches for the benefit of the European society. The expanded INFRAFRONTIER2020 network, coordinated by the INFRAFRONTIER GmbH, includes 3 SMEs and is st ...
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ArrestAD proposes a novel and visionary thinking resulting from the demonstration of the central role of a particular heparan sulfate species at the intracellular level in neurons and in circulating cells in the molecular pathology of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). AD is a societal challenge for which there is neither prevention nor possible cure. Research in the field has long been refining classic co ...
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Nature Based Urban Innovation (NATURVATION)

Start date: 01 Nov 2016, End date: 31 Oct 2020,

Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) have the potential to respond to climate change, enhance biodiversity and improve environmental quality while contributing to economic regeneration and social well-being. Yet there is a substantial gap between the promise of NBS and their uptake. To unlock the potential of NBS for sustainable urban development, NATURVATION will take a transdisciplinary, internationally ...
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The main objective of Training4CRM is to train a new generation of 15 highly inter-disciplinary early stage researchers at the highest international level and quality, who will be immediately employable in both the academic and industrial sectors due to their highly sought after cross- and interdisciplinary insights and expertise. Training4CRM addresses existing gaps within Cell-based Regenerative ...
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Opening Sphere UAB-CEI to PostDoctoral Fellows (P-SPHERE)

Start date: 01 Oct 2015, End date: 30 Sep 2020,

Presented by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) as beneficiary, the project is part of a broader initiative named Sphere UAB-Campus of International Excellence (Sphere UAB-CIE) which aims at establishing a future pole for innovation by enhancing the integration of the R&D&I centres settled in the UAB campus and its surrounding. Seven partner institutions, members of Sphere UAB-CIE will be ...
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Leading International Vaccinology Education

Start date: 01 Sep 2015, End date: 31 Aug 2020,

... ration of vaccinologists to fill a gap in global post-graduate formation.Course durationTwo years (120 ECTS credits).Brief descriptionLIVE is jointly delivered by five leading universities, namely by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Universitat de Barcelona (Spain), University of Antwerp (Belgium) and Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 and Université Jean Monnet Saint-Etienne (France), in agree ...
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This Project aims to integrate engineered nanoporous materials into novel energy-efficient spintronic applications. Magnetic storage and magneto-electronic devices are conventionally controlled by means of magnetic fields (via electromagnetic induction) or using spin-polarized electric currents (spin-transfer torque). Both principles involve significant energy loss by heat dissipation (Joule effec ...
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The growing attractiveness of cities leads to increasing population, thus rising energetic and food demands in urban areas. This makes urban waste management increasingly challenging, both in terms of logistics and environmental or health impacts. To decrease the cities’ environmental impacts and to contribute to a better resilience of urban areas towards energy or food supply crisis, waste manage ...
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The Role of Universities in Innovation and Regional Development (RUNIN) is a European Training Network for Early-Stage Researchers (ESRs) in the field of science and innovation studies. The aim of the network is to train researchers on how universities contribute to innovation and economic growth in their regions through research seeking to examine how universities fulfill their third mission in r ...
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MAGIC is a proposal coordinated by the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) in collaboration with partners which have a proven and track record in their respective fields of competence.Our objective is to open the path towards a new way of managing the Nexus in which researchers and decision makers work together in the search for ...
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Next Generation GEOSS for Innovation Business (NextGEOSS)

Start date: 01 Dec 2016, End date: 31 May 2020,

The NextGEOSS project will implement a federated data hub for access and exploitation of Earth Observation data, including user-friendly tools for data mining, discovery, access and exploitation. This data hub will be supported by a strong commitment to the engagement of Earth Observation and related communities, with the view of supporting the creation of innovative and business oriented applicat ...
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SMART-Plant will scale-up in real environment eco-innovative and energy-efficient solutions to renovate existing wastewater treatment plants and close the circular value chain by applying low-carbon techniques to recover materials that are otherwise lost. 7+2 pilot systems will be optimized fore > 2 years in real environment in 5 municipal water treatment plants, inclunding also 2 post-processing ...
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Mitochondria generate most of the energy cells require to function. Deficits in the mitochondrial energy-generating machinery affect 1:5,000 children and cause progressive, debilitating, and usually fatal pathologies collectively known as primary mitochondrial disease. To date, there is no cure for mitochondrial disease and existing treatments are highly ineffective and mostly palliative. High-ene ...
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NEUTRINOS and DARK MATTER (DM) are the most abundant and also the most elusive building-blocks of nature because of their tenuous couplings to the ordinary matter we are made of. Each particle has a mirror image with identical mass and opposite charge: its antiparticle. What is the essential nature of particles and antiparticles? This is a most fundamental open question in science. The laws of phy ...
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InvisiblesPlus

Start date: 01 Feb 2016, End date: 31 Jan 2020,

NEUTRINOS (Ns) and DARK MATTER (DM) are the most abundant particles in the universe. Their couplings to ordinary matter are so tenuous that they remained undiscovered -invisible- until very recently. N masses and DM constitute the first evidence ever of physics beyond the Standard Model of particle physics. The path to build the New Standard Model must confront the fundamental nature of the partic ...
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REsources from URban BIo-waSte (RES URBIS)

Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2019,

RES URBIS aims at making it possible to convert several types of urban bio-waste into valuable bio-based products, in an integrated single biowaste biorefinery and by using one main technology chain. This goal will be pursued through: - collection and analysis of data on urban bio-waste production and present management systems in four territorial clusters that have been selected in different cou ...
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The overall aim of this project is to create an International Network for Comparative Analysis of Social Inequalities (INCASI) with 19 universities, 10 from Europe and 9 from Latin America. The purpose is to conduct comparative research in the area of social inequalities. Through this network we hope to foster a space for collective reflection and the development of synergies between network partn ...
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The objective of MYOCURE is to develop an innovative gene therapy platform to cure rare hereditary muscle disorders, specifically focusing on myotubular myopathy (MTM) and glycogen storage disorder (GSD) type II. These are attractive diseases for gene therapy since they compromise a diverse family of rare genetic diseases typically caused by single gene defects that often provoke significant morbi ...
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Crossing the Mediterranean: towards investment and integration

Start date: 15 Oct 2014, End date: 14 Oct 2019,

... ief descriptionThe European Master “Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration” (MIM) is a two-year study programme jointly offered by Università Cà Foscari Venezia (Italy), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain) and Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 (France). The three universities have an outstanding reputation in their respective fields: languages, history, literature, ...
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EDUCATION POLICIES FOR GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

Start date: 15 Oct 2014, End date: 14 Oct 2019,

... ation activities.Course durationTwo years (120 ECTS credits).Brief descriptionThe Education Policies for Global Development (GLOBED) is a joint master's degree awarded by three European universities: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain), University of Malta (Malta) and University of Oslo (Norway). The GLOBED initiative has been led by three leading research centres in the field of education a ...
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Through INOVIA’s project, the mains actors of the higher and vocational education system in Brazil, Costa Rica and Bolivia, will develop adaptative capacities in the field of agrofood processing, in a context of technological, economic and social changes of the sector. The aim will consist with professionalizing the training system and promoting its integration in the productive sector, to enhance ...
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FROM TRADITION TO INNOVATION IN TEACHER TRAINING INSTITUTIONS

Start date: 15 Oct 2016, End date: 14 Oct 2019,

Although Latin American society has gained greater access to education at all levels, government officials in education, schoolteachers, trainers and researchers are calling into question the ability of their higher education institutions (HEIs) to address education professionals' needs. Typically, such groups criticize the bureaucracy of HEI training programmes, their failure to address practice ...
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Master in Photonics Engineering, Nanophotonics and Biophotonics

Start date: 15 Sep 2015, End date: 14 Sep 2019,

... eille (Aix‐ Marseille Université) for the 1st semester. Then different mobilities are proposed for the 2nd semester (Marseille or Karlsruhe (KIT)) and for the 3rd semester (Marseille, Barcelona (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Institute of Photonic Sciences) or KIT). The 4th semester is devoted to the Master Thesis. During the Mast ...
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Developing an open online course in European social pedagogy

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2019,

... UK and recently developed a BA in Social Pedagogy, Advocacy and Participation• Professionshøjskolen UCC, leading provider of full-time distance learning degree programmes in social pedagogy• Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, who are at the forefront of social pedagogy qualifications and lead the social pedagogy discourse in Spain and Latin America• Masarykova Univerzita, one of the largest univer ...
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Multilit Moocs

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2019,

Within the European Union, teaching staff have been confronted with great challenges in heterogenous classrooms. One of these challenges relates to identifying suitable programmes for the teaching of language and literacy.Children may have a number of reasons for facing difficulties in this area, e.g. learning disabilities, a right to an individual special educational needs programme, social disad ...
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Diversity in the Cultures of Phyiscs

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2019,

The establishment of a Strategic Partnership “Diversity in the Cultures of Physics” seeks to build a transnational network for launching several key actions geared towards improving the gender balance in physics and its subfields. The main network activities will focus on creating spaces for young women to consider physics as a field of academic training and drawing upon the diversity of physics f ...
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Despite the incessant advocacy of an inclusive society and the growing need for accessible audiovisual (AV) products, the professional figures working in the field of audio description (AD) are still few, often untrained and not well defined. Furthermore, the provision of AD – i.e. verbal descriptions illustrating the visual elements of an AV product for the blind and visually impaired community – ...
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Organized Crime and Terrorist Networks (OC/TN) are a major challenge for the European Union and many different stakeholder groups are involved in creating awareness, preventing, identifying and intervene in case of risk or threat. But in order to develop better strategies and instruments, we still need a deeper understanding of these phenomena.TAKEDOWN therefore aims at generating such novel insig ...
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EULAC Focus addresses the whole set of topics included in the Call. It delivers a significant contribution to the improvement of EU–CELAC relations through a better understanding of the three dimensions selected by the call: cultural, scientific and social. The main objective is that of “giving focus” to these three dimensions of EU–CELAC relations, with a view to determining synergies and cross- ...
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The IPAD-MD project addresses cooperation and coordination between the pan-European INFRAFRONTIER Research Infrastructure and complementary research infrastructures in America, Asia and Australia, contributing to the global effort of the International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC). In order to increase the reach of INFRAFRONTIER, IPAD-MD will also reach out to complementary infrastructures a ...
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Terrestrial and marine ecosystems provide essential services to human societies. Anthropogenic pressures, however, cause serious threat to ecosystems, leading to habitat degradation, increased risk of collapse and loss of ecosystem services. Knowledge-based conservation, management and restoration policies are needed to improve ecosystem benefits in face of increasing pressures. ECOPOTENTIAL makes ...
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5TOI_4EWAS project will focus on Targeted Open Innovation in energy, water and agriculture societal challenges through a balanced innovation-friendly ecosystem in the Southern Mediterranean Neighborhood (SMN) based on quintuple helix and NEXUS approach. The project will enhance and support regional smart specialization and development by increasing research capacity, effective mobility of young in ...
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The challenges faced by young people across Europe have been the focus of public, political and academic debates at local, national and international levels. Young people face tough choices in key areas of social life that affect their participation in society, and their potential marginalisation from it: from structural issues of unemployment, lack of access to affordable housing and debt problem ...
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Background Currently, urban wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) consume at least 8-15 kilowatt hours/inhabitant/year of energy in order to meet legal requirements on discharges of organic matter, nitrogen and phosphorus. This means a significant economic cost and is associated with substantial greenhouse gas emissions. ...
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