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News & Events

  • Plant Physiology in Motion: Successful Filming of DISCO Interviews
    As part of the project communication activities, DISCO is currently producing interview clips with members of the DISCO consortium expressing their views on the results and impact of the project. The interviews will be featured on the project website soon.
    09/06/2017
  • Timisoara welcomes international experts in biochemistry and molecular biology
    From 7-9 June 2017, Timisoara - the future European Capital of Culture - welcomes researchers to the Annual International Conference of the Romanian Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (RSBMB). The event is jointly organized by the RSBMB and three highly specialized Romanian universities: The Victor Babeş University of Medicine and Pharmacy, the West University of Timisoara and the...
    08/06/2017
  • Science is fun: School children exploring the world of Plant Biology
    On 28th March 2017, the DISCO coordinator Prof. Paul Fraser opened his lab to a group of English year five primary school children, giving them a fun insight into the colorful world of Plant Science. Hands on experiments allowed the kids to explore the concept of reversible and irreversible changes, which form part of the year 5 national science curriculum in England. The children were introduced...
    21/04/2017
  • DISCO achievements since the start of the project
    Following the completion of the third project year, DISCO has already achieved a number of important results. An executive summary submitted with the 2nd Periodic report provides an overview of the project’s context and objectives as well as highlights of the results delivered within DISCO since the start of the project in November 2014. The summary also gives an outlook of the project’s long...
    29/03/2017
  • Have your say: EIP-AGRI looking for Focus Groups that will make a difference
    As part of the EIP-AGRI networking activities, at least five new Focus Groups start their work every year. EIP-AGRI Focus Groups are temporary groups of 20 selected experts sharing knowledge and experience while focusing on a specific subject. The groups consist of researchers, farmers and farm advisers who explore innovative practices and identify research needs. Each group meets twice and...
    22/03/2017
  • Commission launches consultation on modernising and simplifying the common agricultural policy (CAP)
    Last month, the DG AGRI  (Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development; a department of the European Commission responsible for EU policy on agriculture and rural development) has launched a Public Consultation on modernising and simplifying the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). All stakeholders of the CAP are welcome to contribute to this process by completing an impact...
    08/03/2017
  • DISCO publication in Impact
    Increasing project outreach, DISCO has worked together with an editorial team resulting in a review article in the scientific journal Impact communicating the economic, scientific and societal impact of the project.
    03/03/2017