An international symposium to be held in Dresden from 11 to 13 November 2015 will address the recent trends in spatial analysis and modelling of settlements and infrastructure and their benefit for a sustainable land use. Suggested topics for presentation should be submitted by 15 June.
The “International Land Use Symposium (ILUS) 2015” organised by the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER) will be held in...20.05.2015 | Read more
The 15th Conference of the International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists (IACIS) and the 47th Conference of the German Colloid Society will be held in Mainz from May 24 to May 29, 2015. Prof. Dr. Thomas Deufel, the State Secretary for Science in Rhineland-Palatinate, will open the conference and welcome some 600 participants.
Colloid and interface science deals with very small structures in the nanometer and micrometer range. When this world of "hidden" dimensions is reached, it is...18.05.2015 | Read more
Under the main theme of 'Securing health in Europe. Balancing priorities, sharing responsibilities' the 18th European Health Forum Gastein will cover topics such as mHealth and eHealth, chronic disease management and countries’ preparedness to health threats. The First Programme Announcement has now been published. http://goo.gl/6mr09j
Current health systems need to safeguard past gains in health while responding to new threats and opportunities which call for a strengthened European public...12.05.2015 | Read more
Das Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK), die Universität Oldenburg und NEXT ENERGY, EWE-Forschungszentrum für Energietechnologie e.V. veranstalten gemeinsam eine Konferenz vom 04. bis 05. Juni 2015, bei der es um die Frage nach der tatsächlichen Effizienz von Elektromobilität geht.
An der Organisation beteiligt sind auch Wissenschaftler von der Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China und der University of Waterloo (Kanada).08.05.2015 | Read more
The fourth International Bioeconomy Conference was held on May 7 – 8, 2015 in Halle (Saale). It was organized by the ScienceCampus Halle and the BioEconomy Cluster. More than 180 international experts discussed the conditions and opportunities surrounding the transition away from petroleum towards renewable, bio-based raw materials.
The conference at the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) demonstrated the key role the bioeconomy will play in...08.05.2015 | Read more
From 9 to 10 June 2015 the University of Liechtenstein opens its doors for the sixth time to host the Green Summit, which brings together both international and regional experts and initiatives for the discussion of topical issues relating to sustainability. This year the principal focus is on the potential of frugality in the areas of eating, building and living generally.
The Green Summit 2015 links themes of sufficiency in relation to such areas as foodstuffs, energy and building, of which the synergy effects and potential for...05.05.2015 | Read more
The 5th annual HHL Energy Conference, entitled "Decentralized Energy – Finding Solutions to a Global Challenge", will take place at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management on May 11 and 12, 2015.
A total of 80 students from six different countries and 34 different programs from 25 top-level national and international universities will exchange views on...23.04.2015 | Read more
Nobel Laureates across the world and across disciplines this week are gathering in Hong Kong to elevate the debate on climate change to a new level and to feed into the world climate summit in Paris later this year. For the first time, the Nobel Laureates are meeting in Asia for the symposium, “4C: Changing Climate, Changing Cities”. Cities are key to addressing the challenge of climate change which, if unabated, might result in a 4°C rise in mean temperature by the end of this century.
Participants of the symposium include Nobel Prize winners Yuan T. Lee (Chemistry, 1986) from Taiwan, Brian Schmidt (Physics, 2011) from Australia, and James A....23.04.2015 | Read more
Accelerate@HHL Conference 2015 for students, founders and other interested parties will examine new forms of financial technologies ("FinTech") and the future of the banking sector / 250 participants from over 20 nations, 25 speakers and 20 sponsors. Further information: http://www.accelerate-entrepreneurship.com
250 participants from more than 20 nations will discuss new business models in the field of financial technology ("FinTech") and the future of the financial...13.04.2015 | Read more
The World Conference on Regenerative Medicine 2015 will take place from October 21-23, 2015 in Leipzig, Germany. Online registration is now open at: www.wcrm-leipzig.com. Abstracts for oral and poster presentations can be submitted until 10 June on the conference website. The conference offers a presentation and discussion platform to different disciplines of regenerative medicine.
In October, 2015 Leipzig again will be the central meeting place for international scientists and clinicians to talk about recent developments in Regenerative...25.03.2015 | Read more
Using ultrashort laser pulses, scientists in Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics have demonstrated the emission of extreme ultraviolet radiation from thin dielectric films and have investigated the underlying mechanisms.
In 1961, only shortly after the invention of the first laser, scientists exposed silicon dioxide crystals (also known as quartz) to an intense ruby laser to...
The only professorship in Germany to date, one master's programme, one laboratory with worldwide unique equipment and the corresponding research results: The University of Würzburg is leading in the field of biofabrication.
Paul Dalton is presently the only professor of biofabrication in Germany. About a year ago, the Australian researcher relocated to the Würzburg department for...
Physicists have developed an innovative method that could enable the efficient use of nanocomponents in electronic circuits. To achieve this, they have developed a layout in which a nanocomponent is connected to two electrical conductors, which uncouple the electrical signal in a highly efficient manner. The scientists at the Department of Physics and the Swiss Nanoscience Institute at the University of Basel have published their results in the scientific journal “Nature Communications” together with their colleagues from ETH Zurich.
Electronic components are becoming smaller and smaller. Components measuring just a few nanometers – the size of around ten atoms – are already being produced...
Development and implementation of an advanced automobile parking navigation platform for parking services
To fulfill the requirements of the industry, PolyU researchers developed the Advanced Automobile Parking Navigation Platform, which includes smart devices,...
The world's first electrical car and passenger ferry powered by batteries has entered service in Norway. The ferry only uses 150 kWh per route, which...
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