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Repeated research protests on the streets of Madrid NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Day, 17 Hours, 29 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...
Italian scientists protest against budget cuts, crocodile tears included NEW
Euroscientist Blog 6 Days, 17 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
In the successful Italian comedy, Smetto quando voglio (I can quit whenever I want), a group of young and talented scholars with no career perspective turns into a successful drug-dealing mob. The story is imaginary—a surreal rendition of Break...
For the sake of Italian science and culture NEW
Euroscientist Blog 6 Days, 18 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Italian scientific research and university systems are in a dramatic position. The poisonous fruit of the recently approved university reform—referred to as the Gelmini law— assisted by the actions of successive governments, are reaching...
Streamlining immigration procedures for scientists NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Week, 19 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Just about every research institution wants to be international and attract researchers from overseas. If foreign researchers are coming to a country it shows that its research system is healthy, and is doing work worth participating in. Internationa...
French scientists get on their bikes for research NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Week, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
French research is in trouble. A protest movement has arisen from the ranks of research centres and universities to protest against what French scientists consider a progressive assault on research funding, jobs and autonomy by successive French admi...
Once upon a time, the tale of how French scientists lost their autonomy NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Week, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Protests concerning the French government's policy on public research and higher education (PRHE) has arisen in France during the course of 2014. Interestingly, these protests are taking place five and ten years, respectively, after the previous rese...
First person perspective: How can we trust scientific publishers with our work if they won’t play fair? NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Week, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
I am angry. Very, very angry. Personally I have never liked how scientific journals charge us to read the research that we produce, and that we review for them free of charge. But that is another debate for another day. What I really hate is how they...
EuroScientist interview: Pablo Echenique-Robba, Eurodeputy, Podemos NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Week, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Pablo Echenique-Robba stared his political career back in January 2014. Until then, his day job was to work as a physicist for the public research agency CSIC, working, among others of the issue of proteins folding. He is involved in a citizen democr...
EC Mediator appointed amid Human Brain Project discontent NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Weeks, 15 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Is it business as usual for the Human Brain Project ? The €1.2billion programme has drawn gasps of praise and ridicule ever since it announced intentions to simulate the entire human brain within ten years. More than 750 researchers in the...
Portugal in a research maelstrom NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
The recent election of Jean Claude Juncker and the nomination of Portuguese national Carlos Moedas, as Commissioner-designate for Research, Science & Innovation, raise important questions about the role of science in Europe. Moedas was part of a...
Poetry and science – Cosmic Rendezvous NEW
Euroscientist Blog 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
To welcome you back after the summer break, we have a poem from dl mattila, a linguist and poet residing in the Greater Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area, USA. It is entitled CosmicRendezvous and will hopefully inspire you and others around you. Fee...
Poetry and science – Cosmic Rendezvous NEW
Euroscientist Blog 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
To welcome you back after the summer break, we have a poem from dl mattila, a linguist and poet residing in the Greater Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area, USA. It is entitled CosmicRendezvous and will hopefully inspire you and others around you. Fee...
New design, unprecedented EU-level research activism and RRI – coming up in September at the EuroScientist NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 6 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Dear Reader, We hope the summer gave you time for reflection and that you had an opportunity to disconnect and unplug for a while. Welcome to this newly redesigned version of the EuroScientist! We are looking forward to an exciting few months ahead...
New design, unprecedented EU-level research activism and RRI – coming up in September at the EuroScientist NEW
Euroscientist Blog 1 Month, 6 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Dear Reader, We hope the summer gave you time for reflection and that you had an opportunity to disconnect and unplug for a while. Welcome to this newly redesigned version of the EuroScientist! We are looking forward to an exciting few months ahead.
The summer is your oyster NEW
Euroscientist Blog 3 Months, 6 Hours, 42 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...
The summer is your oyster NEW
Euroscientist Blog 3 Months, 6 Hours, 42 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 3 Months, 11 Hours, 8 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...
Ready for third generation of science communicators? NEW
Euroscientist Blog 3 Months, 11 Hours, 8 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 3 Months, 11 Hours, 22 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...
Consolidation in the voice of researchers in Europe to defend working conditions NEW
Euroscientist Blog 3 Months, 11 Hours, 22 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...