The European Commission has announced its intention to make open-access all the research findings funded by its enormous €80-billion 2014-2020 research-funding programme, Horizon 2020. And it is urging member states to follow its lead.
On 21 June 2012, the European Commission will launch a communication campaign to encourage girls to study science-related subjects and to engage young women in research careers. Women remain largely under-represented in the science, technology and research fields, which is a huge waste of talent.
Over 70 European policy makers and more than 60 science communicators gathered in Paris, to talk science communication policies for European cities and regions