The Rammal award is to recognize not only research of the highest quality performed either by a scientist or by a group of scientists working in the Mediterranean region, but also a commitment to make science more accessible or bring its benefits to the population of Mediterranean countries.
A large number of major European organisations in the area of science, research, innovation and higher education have written an Open Letter to European Prime Ministers, ministers responsible for those same areas, as well as the President of the European Council and of the European Commission, and Commissioner Carlos Moedas for Research and Innovation to express their concern about recent developments in the US.
The European Young Researchers’ Award (EYRA) is granted since 2010 to researchers demonstrating outstanding research performance and leadership. It aims to inspire early stage researchers to incorporate a European dimension and perspective into their research. This year’s call is dedicated to PhD candidates.
The next EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) will be held in Toulouse from 9 to 14 July 2018. ESOF is a biennial interdisciplinary general science meeting and the highlight of the European science calendar.
EuroScience is very concerned about policies of several governments that undermine key tenets of science: open exchanges of ideas and people. The Executive Order by the US President that prohibits citizens from seven countries, including those having also e.g. a European citizenship, to enter the US jeopardises science and innovation by putting restrictions in place that run counter to core values of the science and education system, is the latest example.