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Poetry and Science: The Empirical Problem NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Day, 6 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Did you ever wonder about the mysteries of plant blossoms. Take a minute to pause, during this Easter week, and reflect on the beauty of nature surrounding us and read The Empirical Problem, our latest in a series of poems by Peter Davis. We would l...
The abuse of Science NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Week, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
In the past few years, several scientists he have become a lightning-rod for the environmental and the anti-big business movements, while ignoring any scientific shortcomings others might highlight in their studies. Indeed, their popularity has grow...
Referendum’s impact on Swiss participation on Horizon 2020 NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
On 9th of February 2014, the people of Switzerland voted in a referendum for the limitation of immigration from the European Union. Within three years, the government has to fix annual quota for asylum seekers and EU citizens interested in living in...
Poetry and Science: An illustration for nest-builders NEW
Euroscientist Blog 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Minutes ago
This week's poem has been written by Rebecca Kylie Law, who is a Sydney based poet, essayist and reviewer. The title of her contribution is 'An illustration for nest-builders' which brings some inspiration taken from her observation of every life sce...
Open Innovation Special Issue NEW
Euroscientist Blog 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
              Welcome to this special issue of the EuroScientist focusing on open innovation! This issue brings […]...
Can national culture influence success in open innovation? NEW
Euroscientist Blog 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Cultural differences among nations are not to be taken lightly. Especially, when it comes to innovation. A debate related to the influence of culture on innovation started in the 1980s’. We now live in a world where globalisation and internatio...
Dawn of a new science era where real-time, high-recognition and high-replicability prevail NEW
Euroscientist Blog 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Novel online research tools pop up constantly and they are slowly but surely finding their way into research culture. A culture that grew after the first scientific revolution some 300 years ago and that has brought humanity quite far is on the verge...
Interview: Sascha Friesike: how enhanced collaboration is shaping the research of the future NEW
Euroscientist Blog 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Sascha Friesike is a researcher at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, in Berlin, Germany. His research interests are innovation and creativity, He currently leads a research group called Open Science, which represents a ne...
A new model for open innovation: the Structural Genomics Consortium NEW
Euroscientist Blog 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Open innovation is often suggested as a solution to enhance productivity in under-performing areas of research. Now, the strengths and weaknesses of a new open innovation model in drug discovery have been evaluated. Our evaluation focuses on the mode...
Inflation on the price of knowledge: French universities boycott journals NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
How much is too much? For all the talk that the publishers of major journals such as Science, Nature and the Lancet are charging too much for their wares, it seems a limit has been reached. French universities, in particular, have had enough and are...
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Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Just 30% of the world’s researchers are women. While a growing number of women are enrolling in university, many opt out at the highest levels required for a research career. But a closer look at the data reveals some surprising exceptions. The...
What makes universities attractive to international students? NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Demand for university education is on the decrease, mainly due to demographic factors. This trend, combined with a rise in the breadth of diversity of the educational offer, has caused an increase in competition within the higher education sector of...
Poetry and science: Integral NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 26 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 third submission by Peter Davis, calle...
Sexual harassment’s insidious nature makes it persistent NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Examples of men who are really interested beyond professional boundaries in one of their – often clearly younger – female colleagues are widespread. Typically, the men do not want to accept these women’s refusals and start harassing...
Poetry and science: Chaos NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 27 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 Davis on th...
Why sharing matters NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Welcome to this special edition of the EuroScientist looking into how sharing practices are affecting research and innovation. And why sharing matters! You will find, in our lead article, a wealth of information concerning the impact that the technol...
Sharing is performing NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Infants are taught to share indiscriminately from an early age. In the English speaking world, there is even a mantra: “sharing is caring,” repeated ad nauseum until children comply. But, as soon as they stop abiding by the rules of their...
Digitally-enhanced research has yet to become more collaborative NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Sharing practices build the essence of science. In the process they generate two important “Rs” for scientists: recognition and reputation. This trend has been exacerbated by an increase scientific activity. This means they have the poten...
Open Science – more than sharing NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Tim Berners-Lee originally envisioned the World Wide Web to help scientists share their knowledge and results. Since then, it has turned into everything but a place for scientists. One of its primary uses is buying and selling goods and services of a...
When technology shifts the academic balance NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
William Gunn is head of academic outreach for Mendeley. He views social networks as the skeleton which supports the flesh and muscle of more substantial online and offline interactions. In this exclusive interview to the EuroScientist, he shares his...