This article presents the science dominant themes beyond coronavirus for 2021, from the perspective of scientist from different disciplines.
The coronavirus crisis is showing us that working together is possible when the threat is direct and immediate. Let’s hope that it will open the way to drive real collaborative actions for other threats such as climate change with more indirect or distant impacts.
In 2008, it was the first time that a software virus replicating the automatic process control system of a nuclear facility was recorded. In this opinion piece, Anastasia Tolstaya, an engineer at the Institute for Cyber-Intelligence Systems, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, in the Russian Federation, explores what can be done to prevent exposing the safety of nuclear plants, in the case of a cyber attack. Finding solutions, she argues, is not trivial.
EuroScientist wish the community merry christmas and wonderful new year 2021. In this last article, a poem from Sukarma Thareja.
Prof. Tavernarakis narrates his ambitions and challenges in his new role as Vice-President ERC and the perspectives for research in Europe.
This article shows how COVID19 triggered changes in research culture and how science and technology helped to improve our quality of life.
Interview with Peter Piot, Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Special Advisor to the President of the European Commission on the response to the coronavirus and COVID-19: how science has been feeding into policy-making?
This special issue aims at following up on featured topics from ESOF 2020 to be discussed in the scientific community and the society.
Matias Barberis reflects on the role of history to learn how to face a pandemic affecting the world geopolitics, society and economy.
Experts of various fields recognized that the future of smart city planning is multidisciplinary and that COVID19 crisis is an opportunity.
The article focuses on what Spain needs to do to seize the moment and rely on R&D to recover from the sharp economic loss that follows COVID-19.
Slovenia joining the Institut Laue-Langevin, a powerful neutron source as a scientific member marks a new era of science for the country.