The way ahead for offshore platforms
European seas will be subject to major development in the near future as offshore wind farms are built and wave-power and marine aquaculture are exploited. Marine infrastructure will take the form of multi-use platforms (MUPs) in order to support these new activities and minim...
Transnational research for career development
Thanks to the support of the EU, a postdoctoral fellowship programme established by ETH Zurich was able to offer incoming fellowships for high-potential postdoctoral researchers on a competitive basis.
A new model for Europe in the making
Underlying challenges in European society must be addressed more robustly in new, innovative ways if the continent is to flourish. A recent EU-funded project has come up with some exciting ways on how best to achieve this.
An 'alternative Nile valley' trade connection
A study examined the possibility of extensive trade and movement of goods imported from both the eastern Mediterranean and the oases of the Western Desert during the Late Bronze Age – New Kingdom (1580-1065 BC).
Educational reform through networking
A closer integration of research-based knowledge and practices provides sustainable educational development in schools and universities.