Exchanges, Acronyms And More
The Science and Engineering Policy
Studies Unit of the Royal Society and the Fellowship of Engineering.
6 Canton House Terrace, London
SW I Y 5AG 1987. 93 pp. (25&27 pounds.
overseas, Including postage and packing.)
BY BERNARD DIXON
Anyone needing to distinguish labels such as DIANE (Direct In formation Access Network for Europe) from BRIDGE (Biotechnology Research for Innovation Development and Growth in Europe), or to pick their way through the thickets of other Euro-acronyms spawned by the EEC in particular will find this a handy tool.
The volume comes from Peter Collins and his SEPSU (Science and Engineering Policy Studies Unit) colleagues, and embraces a surprising amount of other Euro-information. Conceived as a concise guide-primarily for British scientists-to survey the 100 or so schemes that now exist to promote collaboration with 'continental countries in science and technology, the book...