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11.08.2009 00:08
Commission opens online consultation for simplifying the Framework Programme

7th Framework ProgrammeThe Commission has opened an online consultation for stakeholders on simplifying the Framework Programme. Access to the questionnaire will remain open until 15 September 2009. Input to the consultation will form part of the evidence that will underpin a Commission Communication on simplification of FP expected sometime in 2010. Stakeholders are invited to consider simplification both in the context of the current legal base and also longer term options (FP8 onwards) requiring changes to the legal base.


30.07.2009 00:07
Research on Driver Distraction Featured in Latest TRL Insight Report

TRLThe Second in the new TRL Insight Report Series is now available. "Driver distraction from in-vehicle sources: a review of TRL research" (REF: INS002) by D Basacik and R Robbins, of the TRL Human Factors and Simulation Group. This Insight Report brings together the results of recent TRL studies of in-vehicle distraction.


24.07.2009 00:07
Press Release: Log ezsoki, July 17 2009

ZAGOn July 17th, a public world premiere application of a new generation of Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concretes (UHPFRC) took place on the Log ezsoški bridge, Slovenia, where rehabilitation works were under way on 16th and 17th July.  The new generation of UHPFRC for cast-in-situ application on bridges guarantees faster performance of construction works and longer lasting results with a sustainable use of materials.  


24.07.2009 00:07
ENVIROAD 2009 - ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY ROADS

ENVIROADSThe 2nd International Conference on Environmentally Friendly Roads will be taking place in Warsaw, Poland on October 15-16, 2009. The International Scientific Committee of the ENVIROAD 2009 encourages submissions of technical papers for publication in the conference proceedings as well as to inquire about space for exhibition.


23.07.2009 00:07
Pollution 'higher risk' to children

BBCNew research seen by the BBC has found that children living in pollution hotspots have poorer lung capacity than the national average. Watch the multimedia video for more detailed information.


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