An upside to COVID anxiety - being and feeling well is also possible

As the social isolation compelled by the COVID pandemic swept many of us into a flurry of panic, grief and mental funk, a section of people actually reported improved levels of wellbeing, found biological psychologist Meike Bartels, a professor of genetics and wellbeing at VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

European Commission proposes more funding for research and innovation, migration management and security

At the end of 2020 a new financial framework shpuld be in place bfor the next 7 years. BREXIT and COVID have complicated the timing and content, but the proposal contains some useful guidance for future spending hotspots.

In the Commission proposal, the MFF consists of seven sectoral headings: