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The summer is your oyster NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Thanks to all of you who contributed to make EuroScientist's presence at ESOF 2014 a success. Thanks for your tweets, thanks for liking us and for showing your support through social media. The magazine will be suspending publication during July and...
Ready for third generation of science communicators? NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 2 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Science is more politicised than ever. And its communication, in an increasingly diverse media environment, has become highly complex, often relying on dozens of experts in a single institution alone. As a result, science communicators need new manag...
Consolidation in the voice of researchers in Europe to defend working conditions NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 2 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
For the first time, active science researchers to have a unified voice representing them on an EU and international level. Indeed, the two major umbrella researcher representative associations in Europe have just signed a memorandum of understanding...
Poetry and science – Odele Straub NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 1 Week, 2 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Ce jour-là, Face à la chaleur, L’éternité remarqua Dans le miroitement des mirroirs Que son coeur murmurant Etait trou noir […] The post Poetry and science – Odele Straub appeared first on EuroScientist...
EuroScientist coverage of ESOF 2014 on Storify NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 20 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Dear Readers, You can now follow all the updates related to the ESOF 2014 conference on our Storify account. This […] The post EuroScientist coverage of ESOF 2014 on Storify appeared first on EuroScientist Webzine.
ESOF 2014 Special Issue – Print Edition NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
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 d...
ESOF 2014 Special Issue – Print Edition NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
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 d...
ESOF 2014 Special Issue NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
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 this event, conducive to a stimulating flow of discussions. Participants...
ESOF 2014 Special Issue NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
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 this event, conducive to a stimulating flow of discussions. Participants...
Multiple perspectives matter in shaping science policy too NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
The most popular Danish cultural export in recent times is arguably the TV series Borgen. Outlining the intricacies of the mechanisms of democracy, the series follows Prime Minister Birgitte Nyborg in her rise and fallout from power. Scientific theme...
Multiple perspectives matter in shaping science policy too NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
The most popular Danish cultural export in recent times is arguably the TV series Borgen. Outlining the intricacies of the mechanisms of democracy, the series follows Prime Minister Birgitte Nyborg in her rise and fallout from power. Scientific theme...
Do European countries need a Chief Scientific Adviser? NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Health, transport, science and security: these are the areas of government where the mantra of 'evidence-based policy making' is repeated across departments. Especially for science, one would think that each European member State would have an easily...
Do European countries need a Chief Scientific Adviser? NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Health, transport, science and security: these are the areas of government where the mantra of 'evidence-based policy making' is repeated across departments. Especially for science, one would think that each European member State would have an easily...
Anne Glover — the art of providing scientific advice to policy makers NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Anne Glover currently serves as Chief Scientific Adviser to the President, European Commission. She is also a Scottish biologist and professor of molecular biology and cell biology at the University of Aberdeen, UK. She was previously the first ever...
Anne Glover — the art of providing scientific advice to policy makers NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Anne Glover currently serves as Chief Scientific Adviser to the President, European Commission. She is also a Scottish biologist and professor of molecular biology and cell biology at the University of Aberdeen, UK. She was previously the first ever...
U-MultiRank ambitious, but lacking critical mass to face up to other university rankings NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Back in 2012, the UK’s universities minister David Willets warned that the European Commission’s project to develop a new approach to global university rankings, U-MultiRank, risked being dismissed as a self-serving exercise. It could be...
University rankings: not that simple NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Dear Editor, I was fascinated to read Janna Degener’s interesting piece on university rankings. Rankings are an endlessly interesting subject. It is important to understand why they exist. At a superficial level, they are designed to sell copie...
Controversial and powerful: university rankings under scrutinity NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 3 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
There are a number of worldwide university rankings, which are often used as a guide for future education and career progression. These include, among others, the ranking of The Times Higher Education (THE), the QS World University Rankings, the Acad...
Poetry and science: Oblivious cat NEW
Euroscientist Blog 3 Months, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Today’s post is a new contribution to our new poetry section. We would like to widen the geographical scope of this section and invite readers to submit their work in any European language. This week’s poem is a second submission by Peter...
European Elections: much general talk, few concrete education and research proposals NEW
Euroscientist Blog 3 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
In the past few weeks, European elections debates to elect members of the European Parliament (EP) have been in full swing. The vote will take place between of the 22nd to 25th May 2014, depending on the country. In most territories, the mainstream p...