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MCAA Call to Minimise the Impact of Brexit on Research

The Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) has been following the evolution of the Brexit negotiations with major concern. We join the broader scientific community in emphasising that it is imperative for the UK, and to some extent for the ERA, that research and innovation cooperation programmes between the UK and the EU are maintained after Brexit.

We have over 10 000 members!

Dear Members, we are pleased to inform you that the MCAA has now over 10 000 members!  


The 10 000th member who registered is Dr. Agnieszka Rawluszko-Wieczorek; she is currently working on the KMET-READ project in the University of Stuggart, Germany.


We welcome her to the community, and wish her a lot of success!


Webinar - Gender bias in academic publishing

What? What is the influence of unconscious gender bias on academic careers? From job applications to article submissions, quick assessments made by reviewers can become career-defining for those who work in research. Blind reviewing, and other measures taken by publishers, have been put in place to mitigate its effect – often with great success.

Women in geosciences - Session in EOS – Educational and Outreach Symposia at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, 28 April, Vienna

Convener: Maria Bostenaru Dan 

Co-Conveners: Ira Didenkulova , Magdalini Theodoridou , Mirela-Adriana Anghelache , Maja Miše , Riia Chmielowski , Giovanna Avellis

MCAA General Assembly and Conference in Salamanca – Recorded sessions available

If you missed the General Assembly and Conference which took place in Salamanca from 24 to 25 March, don’t worry! With the material that we have uploaded for you, you may have a better idea of what happened.

The detailed programme of the conference is available here.

The MCAA Chair attended the Bridging Business and Research Event

The new MCAA Chair, Brian Cahill, attended the MSCA- Bridging Business and Research Event which took place on 18 March. If you’re wondering what happened, read below his report.

The German National Contact Point ran the event through moderation by Alexandra Pohl and the participation of Astrid Schwarzenberger.