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New CHallenges for (adaptive) PDE solvers: the interplay of ANalysis and GEometry

The simulation of Partial Differential Equations (PDEs) is an indispensable tool for innovation in science and technology.Computer-based simulation of PDEs approximates unknowns defined on a geometrical entity such as the computational domain with all of its properties...

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6 Apr 2021

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Coupled climate and Greenland ice sheet evolution:past, present and future

The Greenland ice sheet (GrIS) is losing mass at an increasing pace, in response to atmospheric and ocean forcing. The mechanisms leading to the observed mass loss are poorly understood. It is not clear whether the current trends will be sustained into the future, and how they...

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6 Apr 2021

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HOLIstic optimisation of SHIP design and operation for life cycle

Most maritime products are typically associated with large investments and are seldom built in large series. Where other modes of transport benefit from the economy of series production, this is not the case for maritime products which are typically designed to refined...

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6 Apr 2021

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NEXT GENERATION CERAMIC COMPOSITES FOR COMBUSTION HARSH ENVIRONMENTS AND SPACE

There is an increasing demand for advanced materials with temperature capability in highly corrosive environments for aerospace. Rocket nozzles of solid/hybrid rocket motors must survive harsh thermochemical and mechanical environments produced by high performance solid...

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6 Apr 2021

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Innovative solutions for sustainable mobility of people in suburban city districts and emission free freight logistics in urban centres.

The cities of Madrid, Stockholm, Munich, Turku and Ruse have formed the CIVITAS ECCENTRIC consortium to tackle the challenges of mobility in suburban districts and clean, silent and CO2 free city logistics. In many cities, these two important areas have received less attention...

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6 Apr 2021

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The origins of dendritic computation within mammalian neural circuits

This proposal aims to address a simple question: what is the fundamental unit of computation in the brain? Answering this question is crucial not only for understanding how the brain works, but also if we are to build accurate models of brain function, which require...

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6 Apr 2021

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CHECKPOINTS IN CHECK: Novel Chemical Toolbox for Local Cancer Immunotherapy

Cancer evades the immune system by generating an immunosuppressive tumour-microenvironment through various mechanisms to enable unhampered growth. Recent breakthroughs in blocking one of these mechanisms – the so called ‘immune checkpoints’ – put cancer immunotherapy...

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6 Apr 2021

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Empirical Demand and Welfare Analysis

Measurement of consumer welfare is central to economic evaluations. It underlies calculation of price-indices, formulation of tax policies, and environmental and industrial regulation. But existing measurement methods rely on restrictive assumptions about consumer preferences...

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6 Apr 2021

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DevelopMent AnD application of integrated technological and management solutions FOR wasteWATER treatment and efficient reuse in agriculture tailored to the needs of Mediterranean African Countries

Climate change and population growth are expected to exacerbate the water crisis of Mediterranean African Countries (MACs), where agriculture accounts for 80-85% of freshwater consumption. The aim of MADFORWATER is to develop a set of integrated technological and management...

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6 Apr 2021

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Sustainable Integrated Management FOR the NEXUS of water-land-food-energy-climate for a resource-efficient Europe

Land, food, energy, water and climate are interconnected, comprising a coherent system (the ‘Nexus’), dominated by complexity and feedback. The integrated management of the Nexus is critical to secure the efficient and sustainable use of resources. Barriers to a resource...

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6 Apr 2021

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