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The following 162 CORDIS News article(s) are relevant to theme 10.
Modern societies are continually confronted with disasters and catastrophes. Extreme events can threaten societies' values and/or life-sustaining functions and create an urgent need to respond to them under conditions of severe uncertainty. Under such conditions, it is the responsibility of public authorities to manage the response operation in order to save lives and restore a sense of order.
In the ... read more
From the gas station to the department store - paying for something without cash is commonplace. Who isn't familiar with this scenario? You are standing at the check-out counter, a long line waiting behind you, and all you have in your wallet is just a handful of old receipts - and, thank goodness - the card! When it comes to paying for something, credit cards and the EC bank card undoubtedly make life ... read more
A workshop entitled 'Space Weather Workshop: Effects on Aviation - Building a Proportionate response in Europe' will be held on 20 March 2013 in Köln, Germany.
The sun usually goes through a periodic rise and fall in activity, and these solar cycles vary in length from 9 to 14 years. When solar activity is at its height - the solar maximum - disturbed ionosphere currents can affect the performance and ... read more
The Fourth International Conference on Mobile, Adaptable and Rapidly Assembled Structures (MARAS 2014) will be held from 11 to 13 June 2014 in Ostend, Belgium.
Structures that move in the course of normal use, or which have to be assembled or erected rapidly on a relatively unprepared site, offer a particular challenge to the designer. The interaction between the structure and the mechanism by which it ... read more
An event entitled 'Critical Criminology in a Changing World - Tradition and Innovation' will be held from 29 August to 1 September 2013 in Oslo, Norway.
Over the last two decades, important changes have occurred in modern society due to rapid economic globalisation, migration and the development and use of communication technology. Whilst these changes have had many positive effects, they also generated ... read more
From the city's mean streets to Facebook, the police are responding to ever-changing developments and have expanded their beat from the streets outside our door to the virtual pathways of social media, and in so doing, making sure that people are kept safe and criminals apprehended. A new report discusses in detail how social media can be used to support police work - from compiling criminal profiles based ... read more
An event entitled 'Applications & Implications of Human Factors on Airport Security' will be held from 29 to 30 November 2012 in Brussels, Belgium.
The BEMOSA Consortium, a European-wide research project aimed at improving security in airports, will hold this special capstone conference. It will conclude three years of groundbreaking and extensive research conducted in European airports. BEMOSA researchers ... read more
A conference entitled 'Cyber safety in Europe's transport system' will take place on 31 October 2012 in London, UK.
Today's transportation systems rely heavily on software components, but the interdependence between European infrastructures means that a single piece of malicious code could bring down many systems. Such components include voice over internet protocol, operating systems such as Linux, ... read more
An event entitled 'Information Governance and eDiscovery Strategy exchange' will take place on 27 November 2012 in Munich, Germany.
The exponential growth in amounts of available data is making the role of corporate legal departments increasingly complex when litigation and regulatory investigations arise. With such situations occurring more and more frequently in Europe, having the best tools to collect, ... read more
The European Commission has published a call for proposals for security research. The document is part of the latest set of calls published under the EU's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7).
The security Work Programme for 2013 ambitions the development of innovative security solutions and their rapid adoption. With a total ... read more