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Revenge, they say, is a dish best served cold. Or in the case of the Chief Scientific Advisor to the European Commission, revenge is a dish best served next week in a no-holds-barred interview on BBC television. Anne Glover is expected to spill the beans about what the poor handling of science and policy-making under… » read more

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What will Moedas do?

Even European researchers who normally benefit from EU programs are getting lost amid the initiatives brought by successive Commissioners. In the Prodi Commission, Philippe Busquin, Belgian Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation invented the European Research Area”, an initiative that resulted in new administration, conferences, yearly reports, newsletters etc. Though Busquin is long gone, and… » read more

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