IMI's PRO-active project has developed patient-centred tools and approaches to help people with chronic obstructive respiratory disease (COPD) get more personalised treatments - a means to boost their activity levels, health and well-being.
The proportion of women researchers in the EU remains low, according to data presented in the “SHE FIGURES 2018” report by the European Commission. In 2015, women represented only 33.4 per cent of researchers in EU’s 28 member states. This proportion hasn’t changed much since 2012, when women represented 33 per cent of researchers.
Swiss university says it working on improving the quality of leadership and supervision. Since the start of the year, the main selection criteria when appointing professors are not only excellence in research and teaching, but also in leadership
Poland’s higher education overhaul has given universities greater autonomy and could see them take over tasks of the academy. Now the academy needs a more flexible structure to keep pace in the changing research and innovation system
Europe’s big open science cloud project is formally getting underway, with the launch of its Governing Board. In this white paper, a cross-sector group of experts – from academia, industry and public-sector institutions – offers its suggestions on which issues need tackling first.