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Learning science outside the classroom will help students better understand the world around them, say researchers. © M. Schlossmacher / EFI, 2024
EU-funded researchers are exploring new ways to learn that make science more relevant to everyday life – and more fun.
Growing fruit and vegetables in greenhouses could soon become more eco-friendly thanks to EU-funded research. © Lukasz Szwaj,
Commercial greenhouses in Europe are testing new energy and water efficiency technologies in support of the…
Healthy newborns is the ultimate goal of EU-funded researchers. © Halfpoint,
New treatments being developed by EU-funded researchers will improve both survival rates and the long-term…
Female-led rural enterprise will help Europe achieve its environmental goals, according to an EU-funded expert.
Greener sensors, circuit boards and other electronic devices are being developed by EU researchers to reduce unsustainably high levels of e-waste.
A Belgian region’s environmental and social conditions for research funding offer a possible model for the EU.
The EU drive towards green energy is seeking to harness a traditionally clean power source – with some tweaks.
From neighbourhood panels to EU-wide exchanges, European researchers are devising new ways to involve people in decision-making in a bid to counter political polarisation.
More clean technologies must reach the market for the EU to meet its climate-neutrality goal, according to Austria’s Henriette Spyra.
EU researchers are accelerating the development of new treatments for children and other vulnerable groups.
Researchers are testing ways to remove “forever chemicals” from the environment and replace them in some commercial goods.
More international attention is being paid to the importance of common standards for performing scientific experiments and measuring their results – a field called metrology.
Researchers are helping residents across the EU opt for clean energy.