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20 Oct 2015 - TREsPASS 2016 Winter School on Security in Social-Technical Systems From January 13-15, 2016, the TREsPASS 2016 Winter School on Security in Social-Technical Systems will be organised in the Copenhagen area, Denmark. 20 Oct 2015 - Franciska de Jong appointed as Executive Director CLARIN ERIC and professor of e-Research Franciska de Jong has been appointed from September 1, 2015  as Executive Director of CLARIN ERIC. Franciska de Jong will lead the expansion and sustainability of CLARIN, start outreach to new user communities while strengthening collaboration with new partners and continents, and will initiate promotion of collaboration with commercial partners. Also as of September 1, 2015 the University of Utrecht has appointed her as professor of e-Research for the Humanities.   19 Oct 2015 - Horizon 2020: New Work Programmes for 2016-2017 are available on the intranet The new Work Programmes 2016-2017 for Horizon 2020 are available on the intranet. Deadlines you can find in our Research Calls overview. 16 Oct 2015 - H2020 Call Smart and Sustainable Cities has been opened. The H2020 Call Smart and Sustainable Cities has been opened. There are several themes, for which proposals can be submitted: 12 Oct 2015 - Call for Proposals NWO Rubicon Programme Rubicon aims to encourage talented researchers at Dutch universities and research institutes run by KNAW and NWO to dedicate themselves to a career in postdoctoral research.  12 Oct 2015 - New cycle STW Perspective Programme Annually, the Dutch Technology organization STW provides budgets for innovative and challenging research programmes within the technical and application-oriented sciences: the Perspective programme (information in Dutch). Currently, the call for programme proposals is open. In this cycle, the budget will be about 15 M-€. Programmes should fit within the Dutch Topsectors. Deadline is 3 November 2015. 12 Oct 2015 - Public transport partial and expensive solution to climate problems Investments in public transport are a relatively expensive way to make transportation more sustainable. Focusing on electric transport, teleworking or building in the vicinity of train stations is much more effective. Increasing frequencies is a more efficient investment in public transport than constructing more Park and Rides. This becomes apparent from research performed by Ties Brands of Goudappel Coffeng, for the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research. He hopes to obtain his doctoral degree at the University of Twente on 15 October.  8 Oct 2015 - UT introduces MOOC in Supply Chain Innovation On 11 January 2016 the University of Twente will launch the online course Supply Chain Innovation. As part of this free course, participants from all over the world will learn how they can improve the chain they are working in with relatively easy means, as well as make it more sustainable. Key themes of the course are today’s supply chain practice, the latest academic knowledge and relevant innovations from the field of ICT. Innovating supply chains requires out-of-the-box thinking. The boundaries between disciplines, departments, companies and countries need to be overcome in order to improve the chain. The course therefore focuses on professionals and students who want to look beyond disciplines such as production, distribution, marketing and finance. Participants of the MOOC gain insight into the network of activities from production to customer. This supply chain perspective is where the most opportunities for innovation can be found.