Anne Glover may have little trouble understanding the intricate mechanisms of microbiology, but Europe's first chief scientific adviser admits that the "big, complex beast" of the European Commission is proving more of a challenge to figure out.
For a while now, I’ve been aware of a powerful new paper that directly tests the central argument of my 2005 book The Republican War on Science—and also validates some key claims made in my new book, The Republican Brain.
#Scio12 day 3: Discussion how they use these tools to encourage science-based conservation policies. Led by David Shiffman (@whysharksmatter) from the University of Miami's RJ Dunlap Marine Conservation Program.
Raising the productivity and competitiveness of European businesses through technology. Boosting national economies on the international market, and strengthening the basis for sustainable prosperity and employment.
The European Science Foundation promotes high quality science at a European level. It acts as a catalyst for the development of science by bringing together leading scientists and funding agencies to debate, plan and implement pan-European initiatives.
EU Parliament hosted a new type of visitors. During one week, 12 researchers who received European funding were "paired" with a Member of the EU Parliament involved in the Scientific Technology Options Assessment Committee. Later in the year the MEP will visit the scientist.