Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Invest in Science

 There has been some discussion in Europe about funding science. Europe has always invested less money and less strategically in Science than USA, and we are losing our best brains... Gottfried Schatz, a prize winning biologist, which has worked in Europe and USA, has called European funding MESS: Mediocre European Science System. Although I think he is being too radical about the science system, he might prove to be correct in the future if investment in science stops. A petition with more than 150.000 signatures in being held in:

Recently, I came across this webpage , where researchers and other can post videos to promote science in Europe. Without much effort, they are better than the infamous videos that the European Comission made:

European Science Foundation -
European Commission CORDIS -

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