It is a great pleasure for me and the other members o the EuroScience Office in Strasbourg to congratulate our new President, prof. Michael Matlosz, and all the eleven other members of the new Governing Board with their election.
“Missions” will be introduced as a central new tool in the architecture of FP9, though many think they already exist in prior Framework Programmes. They can provide a new perspective but it is quite an exaggeration to say that “most technologies have emerged from missions”: curiosity-driven research led to many. Several issues need more elaboration.
EuroScience full members had until May 10, 12pm CEST the right to elect up to 12 members of the new Governing Board of EuroScience, including a new President.
The election for members of the new Governing Board, including a new President of EuroScience was open until May 10, 12pm CEST. Voting was restricted to full members.
EuroScience is proud to announce that Dr. Ismail Serageldin is the recipient of the 2018 Rammal Award for his many scientific contributions in economic development and sustainable agriculture for food security in the developing countries as well as for his tireless campaigning for mutual understanding, tolerance, learning and understanding between peoples, religions and nations.
The call for travel grants to attend ESOF 2018 was dedicated to Young Researchers based in Sweden irrespective of their nationality as well as to Swedish (by citizenship) Young Researchers living and working in any European county. The call closed on Tuesday April 3, 2018, 23.59 CET.
Every four years, Euroscience full members elect the representatives of the Governing Board. Until March 1, EuroScience full members had the possibility to become a candidate for the Board election on the condition that they meet the EuroScience requirements. The call for nominations is now closed. The online vote to elect the new Governing Board will open in April.
Round Table on Quality of life of the population and environment in the metropolis: contribution of the scientific community.
The European Science TV & New Media Festival and Awards Evening, SCI—DOC 2018 dedicated to science communication was held from 1 to 4 March in Lisbon, Portugal. Altogether nine prizes were awarded to their winners.
EuroScience is proud to announce that Dr. Zehra Sayers is the recipient of the 2017 Rammal Award for her own scientific contributions and especially wonderful contributions to build the science programme of SESAME.