Scientists have been puzzling over Oumuamua ever since the mysterious space object was observed tumbling past the sun in late 2017. Given its high speed and its unusual trajectory, the reddish, stadium-sized whatever-it-is had clearly come from outside our solar system.
People breathe more than 25,000 times a day, inhaling 10,000 litres of air into our lungs
A ceramic honeycomb air filter developed by a research team from Corning SAS, France, has won the EU Horizon Prize on Materials for Clean Air. The European Commission announced the winner of the €3 million award, funded under the EU’s research and innovation programme.
The UK Bank of England is looking for inspiration for the new 50pound banknote. They have opened a survey for anyone anywhere to make suggestions. You can nominate as many people as you like, and be anyone anywhere. But anyone who appears on the new £50 note must:
From studying toxic microplankton to currents and ocean temperatures, the Euro Hab and Euro-Argo projects are trying to understand the oceans.
From the top of the Pointe du Diable in Western France, the 610 employees of the French research institute for the use of the sea (Ifremer) in Plouzané examine the Atlantic Ocean.
The EPO/EPA provide access to the largest single source of technical information in the world: our databases containing millions of patent documents.
Some of the biggest names in science are pleading for a deal on Brexit to avoid damaging British and European research.
A letter to Theresa May and Jean-Claude-Juncker has been signed by 29 Nobel Laureates and six winners of the prestigious Fields medal.
Science needs "the flow of people and ideas across borders", it says.
EURAXESS LAC (Latin America and the Caribbean) is looking for current and former MSCA fellows of any nationality based in Chile, or somehow linked to Chili for a meeting to be held at the EU Delegation in Santiago on 6 november at 15h30 and other activities in Santiago (5-7/11/2018) and Punta Arenas, Magallanes (7/11/2018).
Want to make your voice heard in public debates about science and evidence? Join the Standing up for Science workshop EU at Institute for Research in Biomedicine in Barcelona on 30 November!
The European Society and the Union Joint Public Health Fellowship in Respiratory Infections have published a call for a 12-month Fellowship.
The project’s key objective is early case detection through active case finding (ACF) among high risk population groups. The key interventions implemented include:
Want to become one of the leaders of tomorrow in the respiratory field? Apply for the RESPIRE 3 Post-doctoral Research Fellowship!
- 2-year European Fellowships - open to candidates of any nationality to come to or move within Europe
- 3-year Global Fellowships - also now on offer