Scholars at Risk’s latest Free to Think 2019 report describes the contours of a global phenomenon of attacks on higher education that impacts scientists everywhere. These attacks hamper scientific progress across the globe and challenge everyone’s right to think and share ideas. Given the gravity of this phenomenon, the report sets out tangible actions stakeholders including students, universities, faculty, and scientific associations can take to respond.
The MCAA and EuroScientist are hosting a round table “What can scholars do about the refugee crisis?” on February 15 2017 at 17:00 CET.
This interview to Michael Butter analyses how conspiracy theories are relevant to infodemic and COVID-19 related disinformation.
Gabriel Matos Rodrigues narrates his experience to move from a PhD to the research world, highlighting values such as empathy and kindness.
Europe’s history is stored in billions of archival pages across the continent. While many archives try to make their documents public, finding information in them remains a low-tech affair. Simple page scans do not offer the metadata such as dates, names, locations that often interest researchers. Copying this information for later use is also time-consuming.
This article explores how COVID-19 highlights differentials and inequities that potentially disadvantage the academic career trajectories.
Experts of various fields recognized that the future of smart city planning is multidisciplinary and that COVID19 crisis is an opportunity.
The International Selection Committee for EYRA 2019-2020 has selected Michael Bossetta as the recipient of the EYRAward for PhD students and Valentina Sessini as the recipient of the EYRAward for Postdocs.
While India is increasingly producing science outputs, there are several steps back due to the scientific temperament of the political circles.
Do you love science but are unhappy with the culture in academia?
As a PhD student, postdoc or lab leader (PI), do you feel like your mental health may be suffering because of problems in the system?
Do you think your lab could be managed more efficiently?
A commentary on Carlos Moedas article ‘Rekindling the love affair’ in ‘nature’ on May 23rd, 2019
What nuclear science has to do with diplomacy? In November 2018 twenty historians of science and technology joined for the first time a workshop in Japan in order to answer the question. As modern foreign policy and international relations encompass Read more […]