A guest blog post by Evin Barış Altıntaş The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) has declined to fund a summer training program on evolution for post-graduate students saying that evolution is a “subject that is Read more […]
UniSAFE is a three-year project funded by the European Commission aiming to eradicate gender-based violence in academia and research. Launched in 2021, the project provides up-to-date, reliable data on gender-based violence, including newly emerging forms of violence, in universities and research performing organisations.
Zehra Sayers narrates recent events at Boğaziçi University in Turkey, currently under a strong attack from the Turkish Government.
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?
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.
Stories of scientific discovery and success tend to focus on individuals and their achievements; but success in science is a “team sport”.
2018 has been a productive year for EuroScience and EuroScientist. You, readers of EuroScientist, are important for us: you shape debates and provide contributions. Thank you for that. EuroScience, a pan-European association established in Strasbourg, Read more […]
The second Eurasian Women’s Forum (EWF), which took place from September 19 to September 21, 2018, ended in St. Petersburg. Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke at the plenary session of the forum. The head of state noted that it is necessary to Read more […]
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In January 2018 the University of Manchester and MCAA launched a survey on the practices and attitudes in higher education institutions with regard to displaced students and academics. The aim of the survey was to identify the best practices to integrate displaced students and academics into higher education institutions. Together with previous work, the current study highlights the need to raise awareness among researchers and institutions about the various existing practices adopted in Europe to integrate displaced students and academics.
The next Science March will take place in Washington, Göttingen and many other cities throughout the world on the 14th April 2018. This research activism movement born last year is set to gain momentum. It is a reminder to the science community that researchers need to make their voices heard
In environmental and ecological economics, nature is the metasystem, and embedded in it is society with its subsystem economy.