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Understanding parents' perspective on childhood disability. Strengthening expertise through qualitative validation of an explanatory model
ID: 329399
Start date: 2014-11-24, End date: 2017-01-19
Objective The researcher's specific expertise in the sociological approach of disability issues will be placed within the larger framework of Disability Studies. More specific, his key competencies in childhood disability research will be further developed through qualitative...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 111300
Last updated on: 2017-06-21
Quantum optics of carbon nanostructures
ID: 316432
Start date: 2013-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
A scientific trend, which has emerged in recent years, is to combine the methods of quantum optics with the advances in design and preparation of various nanostructures. This innovative field of physics, arising from the achievements of modern nanotechnology, offers the possi...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 106509
Last updated on: 2017-06-21
Identification and functional characterization of genetic cancer risk variants
ID: 218071
Start date: 2008-03-01, End date: 2012-02-29
This Industry-Academia Partnership and Pathways (IAPP) joins three groups which have hitherto focused on different aspects of cancer genetics. deCODE genetics (deCODE) has recently identified several genetic risk variants that are associated with increased risk of cancer, inc...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 86711
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Web Application Security Policies and Enforcement
ID: 208383
Start date: 2008-05-01, End date: 2012-04-30
We are all increasingly dependent on information systems and thus affected by how those systems are implemented in terms of their security, reliability, and protection of our privacy. In the future, interactive, high-functionality Web applications are likely to be one of the ...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 89614
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Brain Circulation - From Brain Drain to Brain Gain
ID: 221921
Start date: 2008-07-01, End date: 2011-06-30
"The Brain Drain in Europe is a worrying issue for Europe and of primary importance on a national and pan-European scale. Obviously researchers prefer to move and to stay in a country which offers them a higher salary, career development, status and of paramount significance,...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 88074
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Copy Number Variation and Endophenotypes in Psychiatric Disorders
ID: 218251
Start date: 2008-03-01, End date: 2012-02-29
A genome-wide copy number variant (CNV) association study for schizophrenia (SZ), bipolar disorder (BP) and major depression (MD) will be conducted at deCODE genetics using a discovery sample of 2400 affected (800 SZ, 600 BP, 1,000 MD) and 20,000 controls. CNV data will be ge...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 86715
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Disability Rights Expanding Accessible Markets
ID: 265057
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2015-02-28
The purpose of the proposed ITN is to explore options for EU disability law and policy reform in light of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2007). In particular, it will focus on the core rights of the individual, on expanding markets f...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 96888
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Fresh volcanic deposits as a sink for atmospheric carbon: A laboratory, field, and modelling approach to quantifying variation in chemical weathering rates
ID: 254495
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2012-12-31
A timely theme in Earth Sciences is the quantification of chemical weathering and fluxes to the oceans, and their role in defining seawater chemistry and atmospheric CO2 levels. Until recently, most studies have assumed that weathering rates and river fluxes are essentially a...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 95188
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Probing Star Formation and Galaxy Evolution with Gamma-Ray Bursts
ID: 226653
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2011-09-30
"This project is aimed at better understanding the re-ionisation of the Universe and the star-formation history over cosmic time. Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), the brightest explosions in the Universe, offer a direct means of answering these questions via observations of their aft...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 88634
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Mechanisms of Mineral Replacement Reactions
ID: 215360
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2012-08-31
In this ITN we investigate the mechanism of mineral reequilibration (phase transformation) in the presence of a fluid phase in a wide range of minerals and rocks, under a range of chemical and physical conditions, using both natural and experimental samples. Interface-coupled...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 88282
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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