UK Parliament Rejects Proposal to Keep Country in EU's Erasmus+ Scheme
Conservative MPs have voted against an amendment that would have required the government to negotiate continuing full membership of the EU's Erasmus+ programme, which helps students study in other countries.
New R&D Commissioner Aims to 'revitalise' European Research Area, for East and West
The European Union's new innovation chief, Mariya Gabriel, wants to "revitalise" efforts to create a real single market for research, education and innovation, bridging the performance gap between eastern and western Europe.
Florida Joins U.S. Government in Probing Foreign Ties of Researchers
Florida lawmakers have begun an investigation into the foreign ties of researchers at the state’s universities and research institutions. The inquiry dovetails with an ongoing federal probe into whether such affiliations, notably with Chinese entities, pose a risk to the U.S. research enterprise.
UC Response to Publisher Letter Opposing Immediate Open Access to Federally Funded Research
Ivy Anderson and Jeff MacKie-Mason, who co-chair the team overseeing UC's publisher negotiations strategy, have provided the following response to a recent open letter in which a number of commercial and society journal publishers voiced their opposition to a policy, rumored to be under discussion by the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy, that would require federally funded research be made freely available to the public immediately upon publication, rather than within 12 months as current policy stipulates. The University of California believes the public should have access to publicly-funded research, freely and immediately upon publication. We are deeply …
Researchers are at the very heart of the EOSC. So, what do our researchers say one year after the launch of the initiative? How do they think will they benefit from the EOSC? What are and what can be their roles? Let's see what physicist Toma Susi has to say.
EPA Science Advisers Slammed the Agency for Ignoring Science. Here is What They Said
In a stinging rebuke of the Trump administration’s handling of science, an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advisory panel has found major shortcomings in the agency’s pursuit of key regulatory rollbacks.
Coalition of 135+ Scientific Research and Publishing Organizations Sends Letter to Administration
MORE THAN 135 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND PUBLISHING ORGANIZATIONS JOIN TOGETHER IN OPPOSITION TO PROPOSED ADMINISTRATION POLICY FORCING IMMEDIATE FREE DISTRIBUTION OF PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES Proposed Policy Would Undermine American Science, Research, Intellectual Property, and Global Competitiveness.