Françoise Barré Sinoussi, 2008 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, supports the citizen initiative of the EuroScientist allowing scientist from across Europe to have a voice and share their concerns. She has also become member of EuroScience by participating to the magazine’s crowdfunding campaign.
Commenting on the Special Issue on research austerity, she says:
“Well done to EuroScientist for its implication in research policy in Europe in this very gloomy time!”
Françoise Barré-Sinoussi received the Nobel Prize for her work in the identification of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) as the cause of AIDS. She is currently the Director of the Regulation of Retroviral Infections Division (Unité de Régulation des Infections Rétrovirales) at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France.
Follow her lead and that of many others who have given their unconditional support to the magazine, by sending your support comments about our Special Issue or other topics featured in the magazine, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Top level support does help raise awareness of the action of EuroScientist. But the magazine is dedicated to a bottom up approach to solving issues faced in contemporary research. In particular it is adopting a citizen journalism approach within the scientific community. Its motto: “European science conversations by the community, for the community.”
For example, it has given a voice to Amaya Moro-Martin, Spokesperson of the science grassroots Investigación Digna, and to Varvara Trachana, Member of the steering committee of the Initiative of non-appointed Faculty Members of Greek Universities. We are also working closely with Eurodoc, the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers, and with various European researchers’ organisations such as ROARS in Italy and PARSUK, the Portuguese Association of Researchers and Students in the UK, among others.
Please donate today to show your support and add your name to the growing list of our current supporters, which include:
- Federico Mayor, former president of Initiative for Science in Europe, former General Director of UNESCO and currently head of the Culture of Peace Foundation (Fundacion Cultura de Paz)
- Bruce Alberts, former President of the US Academy of Science and Editor-in-Chief of Science magazine
- Joan Guinovart , President Elect of International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- Enric Banda, former president of EuroScience.
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