Newsletter (En) from the OST at the Consulate of Chicago

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The Office for Science and Technology at the Consulate of France in Chicago publishes a monthly newsletter in English, which contains news about local scientific community but also news from french scientific community.

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  • Newsletter Chicago #7 - June 2012

    This month we would like to highlight the conclusions of the G8 outreach symposium on food security and price volatility, a subject of global importance.

    Furthermore, we would like to bring attention to the recent breakthrough research in plant genomics. For example, please find news links on the International Consortium of the Tomato Genome, the recent analysis of the maize genome, the studies on domesticated rice, and the sequencing and mapping of foxtail millet for biofuel production.

  • Newsletter Chicago #6 - May 2012

    This May we would like to inform you of grant opportunities and present you with innovations in research in agriculture, food sciences, and green technologies.

    We would also like to bring attention to the Request for Applications for the U.S. State Department’s new project "The Nexus dialogue on Water Infrastructure Optimization. With this, their Bureau for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs aims to support the creation of a platform to identify, analyze, and disseminate best practices related to dams, water infrastructure, and the surrounding environment.

  • Newsletter Chicago #5 - April 2012

    Looking back at March, we would like to highlight scientific developments in France and the U.S., beginning with a new signed Memorandum of Understanding between our two nations concerning safety and health in the workplace.

  • Newsletter Chicago #4 - March 2012

    This month, you will find the 6th World Water Forum, the historic agreement between the U.S. and the European Union and opportunities in France to work for Agricultural and Environemental science.

  • Newsletter Chicago #3 - February 2012

    This month we would like to bring attention to the 2nd Call for Applications for University Chairs of Excellence by the Universities of Paris, deadline March 21st-. The RBUCE-UP project is looking for 12 junior and 2 senior researchers willing and able to develop a strong international scientific partnership. Furthermore, we present a link to the latest guidance given by the E.U. concerning genetically modified organism and the concerns over food and feed from such livestock and their welfare.

  • Newsletter Chicago #2 - January 2012

    The new year has begun, so let us review 2011 and look forward to the scientific developments taking place in the U.S. and in France.

  • Newsletter Chicago #1 - December 2011

    The French Office of Science and Technology at the French Consulate in Chicago presents the first of its English monthly newsletters. Geared for France’s partners in the Midwest, this newsletter informs the reader on the latest scientific and technological advancements taking place in France and in the US, it contains news about local scientific community as well as it displays on cooperatives between our two nations.

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