Sabina Leonelli is an expert in Open Science and she gives a very well informed account of where we are today and where the Open Science movements wants us to go, in Europe and across the world.
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What can a conference like this one bring to you? Those among our readers who have a sweet tooth will agree that such events can be compared to the cherry on the cake of academic life. Once every two years, it is time to enjoy a stimulating flow of discussions. Participants are guaranteed to have fruitful encounters with other people from various horizons. They may not be like-minded but, at least, share similar concerns about European science, policy or science communication. This is what ESOF 2014 is about!
Promoting excellence is an explicit goal in European and national research systems. As a result, various excellence-marked initiatives have been established across Europe. However, recent empirical studies and monitoring exercises outlined below show that these excellence initiatives have been more beneficial for male than female researchers. Moreover, this applies to excellence initiatives from organisations or countries with gender equality plans and monitoring practices in place. It even applies in countries with long-term gender equality interventions backed up by political will, such as countries in the Nordic region.
This poem by Charlotte Ndiribe makes us reflect about the human in planet earth and the interaction with nature.
Prioritizing green infrastructure like urban gardening, cities can better adapt to climate change and reduce their environmental impact.
This article presents EU funded projects working on how to combat water scarcity in remote islands in mediterranean regions.
Sukarma Thareja shares her poem about women empowerment in science, narrating the challenges and joy working as woman-researcher.
Peter Tindemans debates about the recent reorganisation of the DG RTD to reform and improve the STI systems of Member States.
This article expands an ESOF2020 panel that highlights common pitfalls of science communication and discusses remedies.
Matias Barberis argues dystopian literature could inspire innovation and policymaking as it links to future thinking and scenario planning.
Digital well-being tools hold the promise of empowering users to regain control of time spent online. How successful are these tools during the Covid-19 global pandemic?