Final OpenRiskNet Workshop: Creating powerful workflows combining data and software services demonstrated on risk assessment case studies

The final OpenRiskNet workshop will take place on 23 – 24 October 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands and will be hosted by Vrije Universiteit. The OpenRiskNet project, developing and implementing an open e-infrastructure addressed to research and industrial communities performing risk assessment of consumer products like chemicals, cosmetics or drugs, is in its third and final…

OpenRiskNet / NanoCommons ontology meeting

Workshop, Hackathon (co-organised by OpenRiskNet and NanoCommons) 13 – 14 Dec 2018 / Brussels, BE Activity details The goal of this meeting is to get a picture of the ongoing ontology activities in the toxicology area, harmonise these efforts and the developed ontologies therein, and extend the existing toxicology ontology to support OpenRiskNet and NanoCommons…

NanoCommons at the 2018 US-EU Communities of Research Workshop

NanoCommons’ Éva Valsami-Jones (University of Birmingham and ACEnano coordinator) and Claus Svendsen (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and NanoFASE coordinator) will be attending the 2018 US-EU Communities of Research meeting to take place between 8-11 October 2018 in Washington DC, USA. The 2018 U.S.-EU: Bridging NanoEHS Research Efforts joint workshop will bring together the U.S.- EU Communities of Research (CoRs), which serve…

NanoCommons at the EMMC workshop on the European Materials Modelling Ontology

NanoCommons ontology expert Egon Willighagen (Maastricht University) and Éva Valsami-Jones (University of Birmingham, NSC Coordinator) attended the workshop organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation and the European Materials Modelling Council to kick-start a bottom-up group of experts interested in “materials informatics” more particular ontologies. The workshop aimed to find experts who are interested in…

NanoCommons at the 2018 eSSENCE Multiscale Modelling Meeting

Vladimir Lobaskin (University College Dublin) and Tassos Papadiamantis (University of Birmingham) attended the 2018 eSSENCE Multiscale Modelling Meeting (Ångström Laboratory, 11-13 June, Uppsala, Sweden). The meeting brought together researchers from computational chemistry, physics, biology, materials science and engineering traditionally to discuss the use of traditional physics-based models, and the current excitement about big data and machine…