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15.12.2009 00:12
TEAM project positions available

Training in European Asset ManagementApplicants are invited for 10 PhD researcher positions as part of a Marie Curie Initial Training Network into infrastructure management. TEAM have positions available in Dublin, Paris, Nottingham, Graz, Copenhagen and Lausanne. The positions are organised into 3 research themes, Pavement Service Life Optimisation, Enhancing Structural Capacity, and Bridge Loading Impacts. Interested cendidates should apply no later than January 29th, 2010. Application forms and further information is available at www.ucd.ie/team.


10.12.2009 00:12
CSIR Special Climate Change edition of eNews

South Africa - Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)FEHRL's South African institute has published a special edition on climate change focusing on the needs of their country.  The eNews includes a report on their researchers presentation to Parliament and an audit report that research should focus more on adaptation to climate change. 


09.12.2009 00:12
60 years of LCPC

LCPCLCPC, the French Research Laboratory for Public Works, celebrated its 60th anniversary on the 30th of November 2009 in Paris, France. Claude Van Rooten, President of FEHRL was in attendence. His speech can be downloaded here (only in French).


02.12.2009 00:12
Mobile Laboratory for the Non-destructive Pavement Characteristics Quantification

IBDiMIBDiM will soon start working on an infrastructure project that will be carried out under the Operational Program, Innovative Economy, Activity 2.1 "Development of centers of high research potential". The aim of the Project is to create a unique pavement testing mobile lab, at an international level. The laboratory aims for research works at the European level and as well for the growth of the Polish economy.


01.12.2009 00:12
Barosso Commission designate 2009-2014

European CommissionThe President of the EC, Jose Manuel Barosso has named his proposed team for the next Commission.  Máire Geoghegan-Quinn from Ireland will take responsiblity for Research, Innovation and Science, whilst the previous Research Commissioner Janez Potocnik will move to Environment.


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