Viruses frozen in melting glaciers – should we brace ourselves for more pandemics?

When we think about melting glaciers, our foremost concerns are the declining animal populations and rising global sea levels. However, virologists have known about the other effects of melting glacial ice for a long time, including the release of micro-organisms and viruses that were frozen in the glaciers thousands of years ago. Read more [...]

UniSAFE – A pRoject aiming to eradicate gender-based violence in academia and research

UniSAFE is a three-year project funded by the European Commission aiming to eradicate gender-based violence in academia and research. Launched in 2021, the project will provide up-to-date, robust and reliable data on gender-based violence, including newly emerging forms of violence, in universities and research performing organisations. These results will then be translated into recommendations and a toolbox for universities and research organisations intent on eradicating it. Read more [...]

25 years EuroScience: Interview of the Former Secretary General Raymond Seltz

For the 25 years of EuroScience, we will publish each month a short interview with some persons who witnessed and participated in the evolution of the association. This month, Raymond Seltz, former Secretary-General and current Deputy Secretary-General will give some insights into EuroScience from his point of view. Read more [...]

The dispute between the European Central Bank and Germany’s Constitutional Court, part II

wo years ago a conflict arose between the European Central Bank, ECB, and the Constitutional Court of Germany, BFG (see EuroScientist, 1 June 2020). The BFG had ruled that the German Central Bank could no longer participate in the buying of government bonds by the European Central Bank, ECB, as being contrary to the German Constitution. Read more [...]

Blockchain for Science: Revolutionary Opportunities and Potential Problems

By Judy Smith Blockchain technology is infiltrating into every domain and sector on a global scale. What started with the choice to buy bitcoin has now evolved into a race for decentralization and tracking improvement. In many ways, what once seemed Read more [...]

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