All aspects of research funding, in its full complexity
Is a reorganised DG RTD truly equipped to reform and improve the Science, Technology and Innovation systems of Member States?
Spain’s science policy needs a U-turn
Zambon Research Venture – fourth edition of Open Accelerator
Early-Career Researchers’ prospects during COVID-19: Costed extensions denied to MSCA researchers amid a discourse of support from the EU
Funding system of research: changes, yes, but don’t distort reality
Funding research – are we just trying to be too perfect?
Implications of a No-Deal Brexit for European Research
Bureaucracy undermines research in Greece
Greek scientists part of a larger problem; economic crisis and Greek reality
Youth unemployment has been characterised a historic event by the global community. In developed countries around the world, young people experience the effects: extreme limited working opportunities, inability to economically sustain themselves, poor working conditions, low wages, internal and external migration, and mental health issues. Greece is experiencing this phenomenon since the onset of the economic crisis in the country in 2007. This article illustrates key findings from European agencies, government authority reports, and local NGO surveys. Read more [...]
3,000 euros for basic research activity: the latest action of the Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR)
Astonishment is the only possible reaction at reading the latest call for funding of MIUR.
Italian researchers based on Italian universities can apply for an individual fund of 3,000 euros in order to support their basic research activity. The idea of Read more [...]
Brain drain reversal requires counter-intuitive support measures
Reversing the brain drain from Eastern Europe may require a bit of counter-intuitive intervention. Instead of supporting the best brains from Eastern Europe to work in Western Europe, why not do the opposite? In this opinion piece, Gergely Buday, an academic in Eastern Hungary, shares his views on the best use of European funding to build expertise on the regions that need it most in Europe. Read more [...]