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Research Commissioner tells the March for Science: Don’t stop now
Addressing marchers in Lisbon, Carlos Moedas told them to translate their issues into political momentum. First step: come and knock on his door
We’re in a desperate fight to keep our university open
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
Formula for a breakthrough: hard work and long-term stable funding
As the European Research Council turns 10, grantee Ben Feringa, winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, gives Science|Business his recipe for success. The secret ingredient? Funding for the long haul in the lab
EU must not tolerate the threat to academic freedom in Hungary
As the national assembly gathers to vote on higher education rules that could force the Central European University to close, CEU alumna Zsuzsanna Végh says the EU cannot allow a member state to undermine intellectual freedom and academic autonomy
Start-ups must be made to feel at ease to grow in Europe
As head of innovation at EIT Digital, Chahab Nastar gives entrepreneurs the guidance to scale-up that was missing when he was building his own company
Horizon 2020’s continued funding of big companies should be questioned
Soledad Cabezón Ruiz, MEP, will challenge the European Commission to better justify the money it awards to industry for research projects in an opinion to be delivered to the Parliament on Thursday.
‘Know-Nothing’ Trump cuts science funding – and opens a door for Europe
Budget cuts proposed in Washington ignore what we know about the value of science. To support science everywhere, join us April 22 on the streets, at Science March Brussels
Alaska is a case study on the perils of ignoring global warming
Climate change is happening, as Alaska vividly demonstrates. Now is time to prepare, says US ecologist Richard Boone, offering the Netherlands as one role model
Robots are coming, but not for your job, says EU digital chief
“I do not believe in the mass unemployment scenario,” Andrus Ansip tells industry heads
France and not Germany may be UK’s friend in Brexit tech talks
With little sign of German flexibility on tech issues ahead of Brexit negotiations, the UK could have better luck extracting concessions from France
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