Publications & Documents


  • 4-February-2011

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    Large Research Infrastructures

    This document contains both the GSF report on Roadmapping of Large Research Infrastructures (2008) and the newly released report on Establishing Large International Research Infrastructures: Issues and Options (2010).

  • 3-February-2011

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    The Global Earthquake Model (GEM)

    Initiated by the Global Science Forum, the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) opened in March 2009 in Pavia, Italy. GEM is a global collaborative effort that brings together state-of-the-art science, national, regional and international organisations and individuals aimed at the establishment of uniform and open standards for calculating and communicating earthquake risk worldwide.

  • 2-February-2011

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    Report on Establishing Large International Research Infrastructures: Issues and Options

    Intended for scientists and research administrators who are contemplating a major new international project, this report addresses a wide spectrum of practical matters, from the formal aspects of legal agreements to less easily codified “lessons learned and good practices”.

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  • 25-January-2011

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    Workforce Skills and Innovation: An Overview of Major Themes in the Literature (Joint STI/CERI Working Paper)

    This paper gives an account of the main approaches, debates and evidence in the literature on the role of workforce skills in the innovation process in developed economies. It also describes and quantifies the diversity of skills and occupations involved in specific types of innovation activities.

  • 20-January-2011

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    Consensus Documents for the Work on the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds

    These science-based consensus documents, mutually acceptable among member countries, contain information for use during the regulatory assessment of a particular food/feed product.

  • 19-January-2011

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    Biomedicine and Health Innovation - Synthesis Report

    Nowhere is innovation more relevant than in the context than human health. Thus, the recent economic worries have done much to bring the issues set out in this document even further up the political agenda.

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  • 27-December-2010

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    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Cotton (Gossypium Hirsutum and Gossypium Barbadense): Key Food and Feed Nutrients and Anti-Nutrients

    This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of cotton by identifying the key food and feed nutrients and anti-nutrients. A general description of these components is provided. As well, there is background material on the production, processing and uses of cotton and considerations to be taken when assessing new cotton varieties.

  • 27-December-2010

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    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Alfalfa and Other Temperate Forage Legumes: Key Feed Nutrients, Anti-Nutrients and Secondary Plant Metabolites

    This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of Alfalfa and other Temperate Forage Legumes: Key Feed Nutrients, Anti nutrients and Secondary Plant Metabolites. A general description of these components is provided. As well, there is background material on the production, processing and uses of Alfalfa and other Temperate Forage Legumes and considerations to be taken when assessing new Alfalfa and

  • 27-December-2010

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    An Introduction to the Food/Feed Safety Consensus Documents of the Task Force

    This text was prepared by the Task Force for the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds to provide an introduction to the consensus documents of the OECD’s Task Force. It explains, amongst other things, why the Task Force decided to prepare consensus documents as part of its programme of work. It describes their purpose and their use as a practical contribution to the risk/safety assessment of foods and feeds derived from transgenic

  • 27-December-2010

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    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Soybean: Key Food and Feed Nutrients and Anti-Nutrients

    This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of soybeans by identifying the key food and feed nutrients and anti-nutrients. A general description of these components and the main toxicants are provided. Also included are an overview of the production and processing of soybeans and the suggested analysis of new varieties of food and feed products.

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