The Behavioural Economics and Nutrition Teams in the IHCP's Public Health Policy Support unit will organise the workshop "New policies for protection of ageing consumers" for researchers and policy-makers. They will discuss effects from cognitive and physical ageing and their implications in an increasingly ageing population.
Mar 04, 2014
The first factsheet of a new series of cancer related publications has been issued by the JRC-hosted European Network of Cancer Registries (ENCR).
Mar 03, 2014
Rare Disease Day is observed internationally on the last day of February.
Feb 28, 2014
Humane Science in the 21st Century
Feb 28, 2014
European Parliament, Brussels 11 February 2014
Feb 20, 2014
Alternatives to animal testing: EURL ECVAM publishes its Recommendation on the KeratinoSens™ assay for skin sensitisation testing
KeratinoSens™ may prove a useful component of integrated approaches for skin sensitisation hazard assessment, and may also be able to contribute to the assessment of sensitising potency
Feb 19, 2014
Repeated dose systemic toxicity testing of chemicals : highlights from the 4th Annual Meeting of SEURAT-1 (Barcelona, 5-6 February 2014)
Feb 18, 2014
The JRC organised a workshop on development of evidence-based guidelines focusing on GRADE, which is a method for grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations in healthcare. The aim was to create a common knowledge platform for JRC and other EC colleagues. The workshop was also intended as a template for possible future trainings dedicated to external stakeholders.
Feb 17, 2014
Now available on the EURL ECVAM web site
Feb 10, 2014
In January 2014 the Chemical Assessment and Testing (CAT) Unit, which hosts the European Union Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials (EURL FCM) had its ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard renewed by the Italian National Accreditation Body ACCREDIA.
Feb 07, 2014
JRC published a harmonisation framework for health-based evaluation of indoor emissions from construction products in the European Union
The harmonisation framework concerns the health based evaluation of chemical emissions from construction products based on the lowest concentration of interest (LCI) approach.
Feb 06, 2014
SEURAT-1 Annual Meeting (5-6 Feb 2014): alternative methods for repeated dose systemic toxicity testing of chemicals
Major scientific achievements and new challenges
Jan 30, 2014
Held in Ispra 15 October 2013
Jan 29, 2014
Striving for 21st century toxicology – exploiting mechanistic understanding to further alternative methods
Report on how Toxicity Pathway concepts can be applied in chemical safety assessment
Jan 24, 2014
Transatlantic cooperation to advance in vitro methods in safety science using high throughput screening technology
JRC's EURL ECVAM and NIH's NCATS meet to devise a work plan for collaboration
Jan 21, 2014
In this issue: Social influences on food choice; food reward messaging; the food addiction concept; approaches to ensuring good hydration.
Jan 20, 2014
The Ceramic and Glass Project
Jan 10, 2014
EURL ECVAM scientists inform you on their latest activities and achievements
Jan 09, 2014
The JRC released a first version of its web platform on nanomaterials which is mainly based on links to available information.
Dec 20, 2013
Satisfying regulatory safety assessment with alternative methods
Dec 18, 2013