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The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for two professors at NTNU

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is extremely happy and proud to now have two Nobel Prize Laureates in their scientific staff. Professors May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser at NTNU have been awarded the Nobel Prize for 2014 in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of how the brain creates a map of the space around us to navigate complex surroundings. They share the award with John O'Keefe of University College London, and they are only the second married couple to win a Nobel in medicine.

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Juan Reutter receives the 2014 Cor Baayen Award

Juan Reutter, assistant professor at the department of computer science at the Catholic University of Chile, receives the 2014 ERCIM Cor Baayen Award. The Cor Baayen Award is given annually by ERCIM to a promising young researcher in the field of Informatics and Applied Mathematics.

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ERCIM 25th anniversary

The 25th ERCIM anniversary and the ERCIM fall meetings will be held at the CNR Campus in Pisa on 23-24 October 2014.

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iMarine data platform for collaborations workshop

A key goal of the iMarine initiative is to support stakeholders in a sustainable use of the marine ecosystem.

On 7th March 2014, iMarine is organizing an interactive workshop "iMarine data platform for collaborations" to showcase how its powerful data infrastructure is capable of addressing the challenges of the Ecosystem Approach.

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New President for ERCIM AISBL

The General Assembly of the ERCIM AISBL, held in Athens in November 2013, unanimously elected Domenico Laforenza, Director of the Institute for Informatics and Telematics (IIT) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR), as its new President. Domenico succeeds Keith Jeffery who served as the President of ERCIM for almost ten years.

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Identifying the emerging grand challenges in ICST - an initiative for the ERCIM members

Call for Participation

ERCIM is planning to initiate an activity aimed at contributing to the future landscape in ICST. The objective of this activity is to identify the emerging grand challenges in our field and to define the strategic research topics and roadmaps needed in order to achieve the high-impact results necessary to meet these challenges.

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New Swiss ERCIM Member: the University of Geneva

The University Center for Informatics of the University of Geneva has just joined ERCIM as the Swiss member institution.

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HORIZON 2020 Project Management

A European project can be a richly rewarding tool for pushing your research or innovation activities to the state-of-the-art and beyond. Through ERCIM, our member institutes have participated in more than 70 projects funded by the European Commission in the ICT domain, by carrying out joint research activities while the ERCIM Office successfully manages the complexity of the project administration, finances and outreach.

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