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Periodic Reporting for period 1 - SPERONI (Sperone Speroni (1500-1588) and the Rebirth of Sophistry in the Italian Renaissance)
This two-year research project aimed to analyze the works of Sperone Speroni degli Alvarotti (Padua 1500–1588), his re-evaluation of ancient sophistic perspectives and his legacy in the early modern age. Speroni was one of the most important protagonists of the Renaissance...
Programme: H2020-EU.1.3.2.
Record Number: 198481
Last updated on: 2017-05-19
Periodic Reporting for period 1 - NAUTILUS (NEW MODELS FOR MACROPRUDENTIAL POLICY AND FORECASTING: THE EURO CRISIS)
In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, the Euro area countries were severely damaged and the sustainability of the public finances still remains fragile. Subsequently, an interest both among academics and policy makers has been triggered in finding new predictive...
Programme: H2020-EU.1.3.2.
Record Number: 198480
Last updated on: 2017-05-19
Periodic Reporting for period 1 - WetCarb (Wetland Emissions of Carbon (CO2 and CH4) in China under Climate Change: Analysis, Development and Implementation)
A major research goal is to estimate the atmospheric sources and sinks of carbon dioxide and methane molecules, how these will vary with climate and land use change and investigate their feedbacks on climate. In particular, wetlands have the potential to act as either a source...
Programme: H2020-EU.1.3.2.
Record Number: 198236
Last updated on: 2017-05-18
Periodic Reporting for period 1 - EMINCOR (EMIGRANT POLITICAL INCORPORATION: POLICIES AND PRACTICES)
Internationally mobile citizens pose a challenge to policy-makers concerned with their political rights and participation. There has been a remarkable rise in countries extending voting rights to their non-resident citizens (emigrants) over the last two decades with 115...
Programme: H2020-EU.1.3.2.
Record Number: 198241
Last updated on: 2017-05-18
Periodic Reporting for period 1 - CHLOROIRIDOIDS (Elusive enzymes with biocatalytic potential: chlorinases in the plant kingdom)
Plants produce a vast number of structurally diverse chemicals that act on us as dangerous toxins, vitamins, or medicinal compounds. Enzymes are the biological tools used for the production of such natural products and especially those in plants are underexplored since their...
Programme: H2020-EU.1.3.2.
Record Number: 198381
Last updated on: 2017-05-18
Periodic Reporting for period 1 - TITLY (Inhibition of the T-cell receptor signalling pathway for treatment of T-cell lymphoma)
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a form of cancer emerging from the transformation of a mature B- or T-cell lymphocyte. Clinically, NHL is usually characterized by lymph nodes and/or spleen enlargement, variable bone marrow or peripheral blood involvement and occasionally...
Programme: H2020-EU.1.3.2.
Record Number: 198240
Last updated on: 2017-05-18
Periodic Reporting for period 1 - nAChR PAM-to-gate (Gating mechanism and pharmacological modulation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors)
Neurotransmitter-gated ion channels are responsible for fast chemical neurotransmission at synapses, i.e. the specialized chemical junction enabling the communication between excitable cells like neurons. Amongst these ion channels, the superfamily of pentameric ligand-gated...
Programme: H2020-EU.1.3.2.
Record Number: 198318
Last updated on: 2017-05-18
Periodic Reporting for period 1 - SOCUPols (Supported organocatalysts and their applications in the upgrade of bioderived polyols: desymmetrisation of glycerol to obtain building blocks for fine and pharmaceutical chemicals prod)
Natural polyols are very interesting feedstock. Their chemical upgrading aims at obtaining lower oxygenated compounds to be used as building blocks for traditional, fossil based chemical productions. On the other hand, their molecular complexity and high oxygen content can be...
Programme: H2020-EU.1.3.2.
Record Number: 198408
Last updated on: 2017-05-19
Periodic Reporting for period 1 - LOVe (Linking Objects to Vectors in distributional semantics: A framework to anchor corpus-based meaning representations to the external world)
"We use language to talk about the world. If I say "I like J. K. Rowling's books", you will be able to understand what I say because you are able to connect the expression "J. K. Rowling" to a particular entity in the world, even if that person is not there in the moment...
Programme: H2020-EU.1.3.2.
Record Number: 198234
Last updated on: 2017-05-18
Periodic Reporting for period 1 - CortFit (Using reaction norms to identify glucocorticoid phenotypes and their relationship to fitness in individuals of a wild vertebrate.)
Hormones are a key physiological mechanism modulating the response to environmental change, yet understanding about individual variation in hormonal traits is lacking. Recently a novel approach was proposed to study changes in a trait across an environmental gradient, known as...
Programme: H2020-EU.1.3.2.
Record Number: 198292
Last updated on: 2017-05-18
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