Expansion of UN scientific capacity in low and middle income countries is crucial but needs financial support from member states. It would be great to look back in a decade and say it had been measurably achievedMore
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Thinking locally, acting globally: Europe’s regional scientific institutions
There are hundreds of scientific research institutions associated with regional governments in Europe. Why are we not making more of this resource?More
How are research organizations supporting the decarbonization of buildings in Europe?
Climate change presses. Time runs out. European research organizations should, ideally, align around research likely to advance our understanding the most.
How can the EU stop covid transmission and end the pandemic?
Individually, European states (including UK) lack both the capacity, and in some cases the desire, to do enough. The EU brings a new dynamic to the task. More
How can Europe’s agricultural research institutions reinvent themselves as essential partners in a sustainable food system?
Agricultural research organizations need to position themselves as a key partner for revival of the economy. They must also be seen as a delivery agent for decarbonization and other transformations of the food system.More
What would it really mean for the EU to support scientific institutions in the Western Balkans?
An EU communications strategy featuring unambiguous positive messages about the strength of science in the Western Balkans would raise morale in the region’s scientific community as well as its profile abroad.More