Fuelled by its members’ dedication towards ensuring Europe’s future research and technology endeavours prevail, EuroScience continues to grow. Former EuroScience President, Enric Banda offers an overview of the organisation’s increasing influence on science policy over the past 15 years.
The scientists’ group Euroscience, the European Research Council and the League of European Research Universities have renewed efforts in the face of funding fears. Scientists and university groups have launched a late push against cuts to the Commission’s plans for Horizon 2020, ahead of a meeting of EU leaders that could seal the next seven-year budget for research. They have made fresh pleas urging decision makers to secure a budget of at least €80 billion for Horizon 2020.
Peter Tindemans, secretary general of grassroots scientists’ group EuroScience, shares his views on the forthcoming battle of the budget for Horizon 2020. Should cut be imposed on the initial budget plan, they should be made in a considerate manner, by avoiding duplication of effort and ensuring that the funding schemes are run in a leaner way.
Recent political wrangling in Serbia has imperilled research projects of Vojvodina’s regional science academy and its future existence as an official academy, funded though the county budget. The Vojvodinian Academy of Sciences and Arts will form Read more […]
Vojvodina’s science academy, VANU, has published a letter to the public, both Serbian and international, calling on them to defend its existence as a regional academy dealing with issues that are neglected on the national level. This regional academy Read more […]
Four years in the making, the World Bank-led project responding to the Western Balkans science ministers’ 2009 plea for aid to integrate their countries’ scientific efforts is expected soon to result in concrete new research funds, networks of excellence, Read more […]
The European Council, the European Parliament, the Council of Ministers, the European Commission, have all gone out of their way to stress that Europe can only find the path to recovery if it keeps investing in education, research and innovation.
Europeans certainly love their bread but researchers led by Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania believe that we are tending to bake our own, or buy it from local bakeries in the search for flavour and texture that is missing in mass-produced bread.
Policy-makers, industry leaders and researchers debated the future of gender equality and innovation at the first European Gender Summit in Brussels.
Europe’s largest ethnic minority, the Roma, has established its own academy of arts and sciences. The academy, founded on 1 September in Belgrade, plans to promote, organize, and disseminate research into Romani culture, language, and history. Full Read more […]
EuroScience recently entered into collaboration with the X_Science Festival. X_Science is organised by the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Genova and by the Genova Film Festival. The festival has both science and art at its centre and aimed to enhance the value of scientific culture through cinema and science fiction.
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