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.
Science in the Classroom (SitC) is a collection of annotated research papers and accompanying teaching materials designed to help students understand the structure and workings of professional scientific research.
Not enough women opt for a career in research and too many drop out as they advance in an academic career. League of European Research Universities (LERU) is releasing a paper today with a commitment and with recommendations on what universities and others can do to make research careers attractive.