Tag Archives: Science policy
A Strategy Toolkit for Early-Career Researchers
Europe’s science for policy pathways
Why should researchers get involved in science policy?
Sustainable Academia: Opening new pathways to knowledge and the future
Views and challenges on innovation and entrepreneurial education in Europe
Spain’s science policy needs a U-turn
Mr. Macron, do not sacrifice science and the transmission of knowledge
On April 22nd, on the eve of the first round of the French presidential elections, an event brought together more than one million citizens worldwide.
In France, it was supported by more than forty scholarly societies, including the Académie des Sciences, Read more [...]
TÜBİTAK: scientific body or political tool?
The Turkish Council for Scientific and Technical Research (TÜBİTAK) issued on March 24, 2017 a decree addressed to all Turkish peer reviewed scientific journals, including the international periodicals listed by the Turkish Academic Network and Information Read more [...]
A March for Science in a small countryside town?
Why a March for Science in Civray, a very small town, near Poitiers, West France? Whereas most of the marches are organised in university cities? Read more [...]
March for Science: reaching out for bottom-up governance
We are living through very puzzling times. Times where the unexpected, the counter-intuitive and the irrational make headlines day after day. In this new world order, some remnants of old models of governance are re-emerging. These are entered on top-down governance, sometimes stretched to the point of generating strongly nationalist and authoritarian regimes. Yet, new governance models are needed. Scientists, with the March for Science due to take place on 22nd April 2017, give a strong signal, that bottom-up input into policy is needed. Unlike any time ever before, technology makes it easy for people in power to consult citizens on how their lives should be governed. Meanwhile, the input of the humanities and deeper philosophical questioning could help us inform future policy decisions. The trouble is that the mechanisms for such bottom-up governance have not yet been fully elucidated. To contribute to discussions on this issue, it is now time for EuroScientist and HSE community members to step in. Read more [...]