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Ebola preparedness starts with dispelling fear NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Week, 21 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
In an attempt to dispel any fear of the unknown surrounding ebola, EuroScientist analyse the many facets of the current outbreak based on the opinion of a broad range of experts. Above all, we look at whether European countries are sufficiently prepa...
First person: The good scientist NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
The global professionalization of science was initiated in the 20th century. It has resulted in the creation of the largest scientific community, the most widespread research facilities and in the widest dissemination of scientific knowledge to date.
Web Summit: how cultural framing does not do tech innovation justice NEW
Euroscientist Blog 3 Weeks, 11 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
During this year’s edition of the Web Summit, in Dublin, Ireland, there was certainly a great buzz about the place. The carefully orchestrated industrial style décor fitted well with the informal style of the speakers’ presentation...
Special issue: RRI overview – Print Edition NEW
Euroscientist Blog 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Welcome to this Special Issue of the EuroScientist dedicated to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). This issue outlines many facets of RRI. It also provides different perspectives on the topic, including historical, institutional, academic, a...
Special issue: RRI overview NEW
Euroscientist Blog 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Welcome to this Special Issue of the EuroScientist dedicated to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). This issue outlines many facets of RRI. It also provides different perspectives on the topic, including historical, institutional, academic, a...
Tackling grand challenges with socially acceptable solutions NEW
Euroscientist Blog 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) encompasses a wide range of efforts. Their common objective is to tackle the grand societal challenges that Europe faces. To achieve this objective, the RRI strategy is to convey the processes of research and...
Science in the firing line as Europe fails to pay NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 6 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
As the three-week conciliation period on the EU 2015 budget started on 28th October 2014, research in Europe is facing a funding crisis. And this time, the harbingers of doom are not grumbling scientists, gloomy economists or critical journalists, bu...
E-cigarettes in regulatory doldrums NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
The phenomenon of e-cigarette has caught regulators flat footed. The devices vaporise a solution, allowing vapers to inhale nicotine. Their popularity has surged and regulators are running to catch up. However, around the world countries are adopting...
EuroScientist interview: The view of Italian tobacco expert, Riccardo Polossa, on e-cigs policy NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Riccardo Polossa heads up the Centre for Tobacco Research at University of Catania, Italy. He is the author of more than 250 peer reviewed articles and books, covering respiratory medicine, clinical immunology, and tobacco addiction. He is also the c...
Cedric Villani interview — Scientists are trained to solve difficult problems NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 1 Week, 13 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
They call him the “Lady Gaga of the mathematicians”. And he does not really mind. French mathematician Cedric Villani has become a bit of a pop icon after obtaining the Fields Medal in 2010. This highly prestigious award is the equivalent...
A blueprint for EU research and innovation reforms NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Resilience—the ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change—is a useful concept for understanding the dynamics of ecosystems. Indeed, all complex systems are evolutionary. They constantly co-evolve and interact in ways...
A blueprint for EU research and innovation reforms NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Resilience—the ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change—is a useful concept for understanding the dynamics of ecosystems. Indeed, all complex systems are evolutionary. They constantly co-evolve and interact in ways...
Activists’ Open Letter accuse governments of ignoring sustainable research needs NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Scientists from different European countries in Europe, including Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Portugal, the UK and Germany have just published an Open Letter aimed at national governments and at the European Commission, as well as the Parliament. T...
Activists’ Open Letter accuse governments of ignoring sustainable research needs NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Scientists from different European countries in Europe, including Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Portugal, the UK and Germany have just published an Open Letter aimed at national governments and at the European Commission, as well as the Parliament. T...
Special issue on Research Activism Print Edition NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
As waves of researchers’ protest are about to invade the streets of Paris, Rome and Madrid, among others, there is a clear sense of déjà vu in these white coats with large signs walking the avenues of European capitals. What is ne...
Research Activism Special Issue NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
As waves of researchers’ protest are about to invade the streets of Paris, Rome and Madrid, among others, there is a clear sense of déjà vu in these white coats with large signs walking the avenues of European capitals. What is ne...
Joining the dots: unprecedented level of pan-European research activism NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Research activism in Europe is about to transcend borders. Forthcoming protests movements planned for around mid-October in France, Italy and Spain are not a coincidence. Scientists will rally their respective capitals—be it on their bike or on...
Science funding angst: is rhetoric masking what is really at stake? NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Some worry basic science will get left in the dust once changes in the new European Commission are set in stone. But before we fret in the wrong direction, should we stop to think about what terms like 'basic,' 'applied,' 'innovation' and 'society' t...
How to balance a European research ecosystem with its national parts NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Researchers across France, Spain and Italy are orchestrating a wave of national protests, which will culminate on the 17th and 18th October 2014 in their respective capitals. Their objective is to highlight how Europe’s knowledge economy is bei...
Repeated research protests on the streets of Madrid NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 11 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Doing science in Spain is like crying. This well-known quote from one of the most famous Spanish scientist, Nobel laureate Santiago Ramón Cajal, seems more pertinent today than ever. For that reason, Spanish scientists took to the streets of M...