Nicholas Steneck is director of the Research Ethics and Integrity Program of the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research, USA. In this exclusive interview to the EuroScientist, he shares his views on the pressures that influence scientists in failing to observe the strictest ethical code of conduct. To avoid such issues, he recommends introducing training to “teach new researchers about their responsibilities and about the pressures they are gonna face.” He also calls upon research leaders to stand up and promote the need for research integrity.
A squid whisperer might be about to help revolutionise experimental biology. Bret Grasse is one of the most renowned keepers and breeders of cephalopods, a group of animals that includes squid, cuttlefish and octopus, and his expert knowledge of these Read more […]
Academia is more than a workplace. People choose to pursue a career in academia because they are passionate about science, eager to keep pushing the bounadries of our understanding of the world, making a vital contribution to the advancement society. Researchers Read more […]
Research is one of the most important roles the academic and scientific community plays in society. It helps us to understand more about the world and our place in it. For students, graduate research programs are the best place to begin their careers Read more […]
Written by Eoin Galligan, Business Development Manager, University of Aarhus Abstract: In recent years, Governments have changed university funding in order to expand the outcomes achieved by university research. In addition to publications, Read more […]
By Eoin Galligan Introduction The university research sector has experienced major change over the last 10 or so years. Key funding programmes such as Horizon 2020, changed the traditional outcomes of research, with new vocabulary such as ‘impact’ Read more […]
COVID-19 research papers evidenced the peer review process and is changing the way we assess the quality of scientific literature.
Gabriel Matos Rodrigues narrates his experience to move from a PhD to the research world, highlighting values such as empathy and kindness.
This article evidences results from ESOF 2020, by having travel grantees telling their personal experiences as early-career researchers.
This article presents the science dominant themes beyond coronavirus for 2021, from the perspective of scientist from different disciplines.
Matias Barberis reflects on the role of history to learn how to face a pandemic affecting the world geopolitics, society and economy.
The COVID-19 brought disruption. As societies tentatively begin to reopen, the pandemic holds lessons for how the world faces the climate crisis threat.