European Research Council President Resigns
European Research Council President Resigns
Mauro Ferrari says the organization’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is inadequate, but ERC members claim his proposals didn’t align with the mission of the council.
European Research Council President Resigns
European Research Council President Resigns

Mauro Ferrari says the organization’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is inadequate, but ERC members claim his proposals didn’t align with the mission of the council.

Mauro Ferrari says the organization’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is inadequate, but ERC members claim his proposals didn’t align with the mission of the council.

European Commission
Opinion: Taking the Pulse of Horizon Europe
Opinion: Taking the Pulse of Horizon Europe
Marc Baiget Francesch | Feb 17, 2020
The plan to revitalize the European innovation landscape is entering a transition.
Plan S: The Ambitious Initiative to End the Reign of Paywalls
Plan S: The Ambitious Initiative to End the Reign of Paywalls
Diana Kwon | Dec 19, 2018
A funder-driven push for freely accessible scholarly literature has divided the scientific community.
Brexit May Harm Research, Scientists and Mathematicians Warn
Brexit May Harm Research, Scientists and Mathematicians Warn
Catherine Offord | Oct 23, 2018
Nearly three dozen Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners sign a letter to the UK Prime Minister and the President of the European Commission.
Europe Favors “Mission-Oriented” Research in €100B Budget Proposal
Europe Favors “Mission-Oriented” Research in €100B Budget Proposal
Catherine Offord | Jun 11, 2018
The plan would also allow non-EU countries to pay to participate in EU research programs, albeit without wielding “decisional power.”
European Commission Recommends €100 Billion for Research
European Commission Recommends €100 Billion for Research
Jim Daley | May 3, 2018
The budget is smaller than what some researchers hoped for, and too high for at least one EU member state.
EU States Vote to Ban Neonicotinoids
EU States Vote to Ban Neonicotinoids
Diana Kwon | Apr 27, 2018
The pesticides, which studies show are harmful to bees, will be prohibited in open fields by the end of 2018.
European Research Council Founder, Molecular Biologist Dies
European Research Council Founder, Molecular Biologist Dies
Catherine Offord | Nov 20, 2017
Fotis Kafatos, a Greek researcher famous for his work on malaria, has died at age 77.
E.U. to Identify Endocrine Disrupters in Pesticides
E.U. to Identify Endocrine Disrupters in Pesticides
Diana Kwon | Jul 6, 2017
The proposed criteria for seeking out the chemicals were criticized by a number of groups, including scientific societies and environmental advocates.
E.U. Delays Vote on Roundup
E.U. Delays Vote on Roundup
Bob Grant | May 23, 2016
Newly published research on the key ingredient in the Monsanto-made weed killer is holding up lawmakers’ decisions on whether to continue to allow its sale in Europe.