Wissenschaft | 02.11.2020

LERU Voices Concerns Over Recommendations to Ban Animal-Derived Antibodies

In a statement released on October 26th, The League of European Research Universities (LERU) outlines the reasons why animal-derived antibodies remain…

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englisch | 08.10.2020

EPSO welcomes the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to E Charpentier and J Doudna for the development of a method for genome editing

The award honours a discovery made in basic research on bacteria, which has led to transformative applications in the plant and medical sciences. It…

Leererhörsaal, blick an die Tafel
Hochschule | 27.07.2020

How will the COVID-19 crisis affect the global rankings?

The first half of 2020 has been dramatic for higher education. The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down schools and universities across the world and its…

englisch | 22.07.2020

Research Allocated an Insufficient Budget to Meet Unprecedented Challenges

European Parliament: the R&I community’s last hope for an ambitious research budget

englisch | 16.07.2020

Call to European leaders to step up investment in research, innovation and education

More than ever, the global Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated the true value of excellent research, innovation and education. In the campaign “Seize…

englisch | 16.07.2020

cOAlition S develops “Rights Retention Strategy” to safeguard researchers’ intellectual ownership rights and suppress unreasonable embargo periods

Publishers commonly require authors to sign exclusive publishing agreements which restrict what authors can do with their research findings, including…

englisch | 24.06.2020

US: New Legislation Introduced to Address Foreign Influence in Research

As highlighted in an April 2019 editorial in BioScience, U.S. lawmakers are increasingly concerned about foreign threats to the U.S. scientific…

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englisch | 28.05.2020

US: Survey Data Highlight COVID-19 Impacts on Science Collections

The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), Biodiversity Collections Network (BCoN), Natural Science Collections Alliance (NSC Alliance),…

Coronavirus-News | 12.05.2020

US: NIH Terminates Bat Coronavirus Research Grant

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has terminated a grant supporting research in China on how coronaviruses spread from bats to humans, according…

Fledermaus mit Coronavisrus  (Grafik)
Coronavirus-News | 14.04.2020

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Recommends Suspending Bat Research

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has issued an advisory to bat researchers, recommending that scientists suspend some fieldwork involving…

grafische Darstellung Corona Virus
Coronavirus-News | 31.03.2020

US: Scientific, Medical Groups Call for Lifting Ban on Fetal Tissue Research

A group of 100 research societies, professional organizations, and universities has urged President Trump to lift the ban on federally funded research…

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englisch | 19.02.2020

US President Proposes Cuts at NSF

According to the budget proposal, NSF will continue to invest in its Big Ideas and Convergence Accelerator, providing support for “bold inquiries into…

englisch | 06.02.2020

Studying in the UK after Brexit

Home to both modern parliamentary democracy and the Industrial Revolution, the UK is one of the most popular study destinations for many students…

MIkrobiologin an der Sterilbank
englisch | 04.02.2020

WHO Warns About Lack of R&D on Antimicrobial Resistance

Two recent reports by the World Health Organization (WHO) have found that the pipeline for new antibiotic agents is weak and that government…

englisch | 03.02.2020

UK: Royal Society of Biology will continue to highlight bioscience priorities to Government post-Brexit

The Royal Society of Biology (RSB) - partner of VBIO - will continue to facilitate active discussion between the biosciences community and…

englisch | 27.01.2020

Brexit – what now for universities?

Many in the university sector are committed to the European idea and regret the UK’s exit from the Union. There is widespread concern about how this…