Senior EU leaders took on Hungary’s prime minister in war of words, as Brussels launched legal proceedings against new law in Hungary that could force the independent Central European University to close
The March for Science was an unprecedented show of solidarity and protest against the rise of “anti-science” and alternative facts. Back in the lab, here are some suggestions for how the momentum can be maintained
Scientists and their supporters took to the streets in 500 marches around the world on Saturday to celebrate science and stress the importance of evidence-based policy. Here are some of the scenes in Brussels, Boston and London
The UK’s world-leading higher education sector risks a brain drain post-Brexit. A cross-party group of MPs says uncertainties for staff and students should be removed immediately
After treating only one person with the ground-breaking therapy, uniqure is giving up on Glybera and shifting all its commercial manufacturing to the US
A Science|Business Network session (for members only)
Brussels - 11 May 2017
Meeting of the Science|Business Cloud Consultation Group
Brussels - 19 May 2017
“Viktor Orbán has a gun to our heads,” Michael Ignatieff tells MEPs as he continues the fight against a law which threatens to shut the Central European University
Addressing marchers in Lisbon, Carlos Moedas told them to translate their issues into political momentum. First step: come and knock on his door
Tomorrow, the European University in St Petersburg will have its license to operate revoked. “When there are 11 state agencies scrutinising you, there might be something political behind it,” Grigorii Golosov, professor of political science, tells Science|Business
In October 2016, the Science|Network of universities, companies and innovation organisations gathered in Brussels to debate the future of EU R&D programmes. The result: A profusion of ideas, recommendations and warnings for the future of EU research and innovation.
The locations of the centres for the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI), whose hub of research activity and operational headquarters is based at UCL, have been named as the University of Cambridge, Cardiff University, the University of Edinburgh, Imperial College London and King’s College London
The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation has awarded a grant for a joint project developed by Aalto University and the University of Eastern Finland
Scientists at the University of Birmingham are developing a powerful, new technology that could transform our ability to fight drug-resistant infections, reduce suffering and save lives have won a prestigious innovation award
Frontiers’ CEO, Kamila Markram, makes a case for why open science is the key to innovation, economic growth and solutions to a sustainable future.
Focus on health
There is general recognition healthcare systems need to shift from paying for volume to paying for outcomes, but this is a difficult change to make. A new incentive system in France for funding remote monitoring of chronic diseases, points the way
A study benchmarking outcomes for 32,000 women following hysterectomy has led to the development of a scorecard that can be used to track outcomes in all surgical specialties
Science|Business is coordinator of this Horizon 2020 project to communicate the work of ERC grantees.
ERC researchers are unravelling the secrets of longevity, exploring ways of adding ‘life to years’ as well as ‘years to life’. (Hint: It helps to be a monk.)
New research on the gender gap in how long people live – starting with nuns and monks
A cure for Alzheimers? It seems far off, if not impossible. But a researcher for France’s computer science institute thinks that computer-generated avatars – not quite as glamorous as in the Hollywood movie – could at least help predict your odds of getting the disease.
Share City: Global food sharing research presented at Boston conference April 5-9