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Research cut will send Europe in the wrong direction

Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger pleads with governments to reverse proposed €500M cut to next year’s Horizon 2020 budget next year saying, “If you are not prepared to invest in 2018, you will have to invest more in 2019 and 2020”

14 Sep 2017

Evidence matters… but not to everyone

No one underestimates the difficulty of shoehorning science into policy. Partiality is inevitable, but policy makers need to be transparent in showing what underlies their decisions - and what evidence they choose to ignore
06 Jul 2017