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Agreement Reached on Research Assessment Reforms
The document, which was facilitated by the European Commission, establishes new benchmarks regarding how research assessments should be performed.
Agreement Reached on Research Assessment Reforms
Agreement Reached on Research Assessment Reforms

The document, which was facilitated by the European Commission, establishes new benchmarks regarding how research assessments should be performed.

The document, which was facilitated by the European Commission, establishes new benchmarks regarding how research assessments should be performed.

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New EU Protocol Aims to Improve Clinical Trial Transparency
Sophie Fessl | Feb 16, 2022
A new regulation and registry covering investigational medicinal products mandates reporting and supports multinational trials.
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Maria Leptin Appointed President of European Research Council
Shawna Williams | Jul 7, 2021
The funding agency for basic research had been led by an interim president for more than a year.
EU Advisor Recommends Regulatory Exemption for Gene Editing
Catherine Offord | Jan 18, 2018
Crops produced using mutagenic technologies such as CRISPR should generally be exempt from regulatory laws governing GMOs, according to the published opinion.
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2016
Brexit's effect on science, melding disciplines, and more
Brexit’s Effects on Science
Tracy Vence | Jun 24, 2016
Researchers raise concerns related to collaboration, funding, and regulatory decisions.
EC Science Advisers Announced
Tracy Vence | Nov 10, 2015
The European Commission names seven scientists to top science policy–advising positions. 
Scientists Decry Axing EU Head Scientist Post
Bob Grant | Nov 17, 2014
Researchers in Europe are universally dismayed over the decision to eliminate the European Commission’s Chief Scientific Advisor role.