Cardiff Hub Oversees Completion of new Evidence Review on Science Advice for Policy

Cardiff Hub Oversees Completion of new Evidence Review on Science Advice for Policy

The AE Cardiff Hub has overseen the completion of the Evidence Review Report Making sense of science for policy under conditions of complexity and uncertainty for the European Commission’s Group of Chief Scientific Advisors (GCSA) as part of the Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM). The report has been launched on Tuesday 9th July 2019.

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The Hub participates in Horizon 2020 Annual Event in Wales

The Hub participates in Horizon 2020 Annual Event in Wales

The AE Cardiff Hub participated in the Welsh Government’s Horizon 2020 Annual Event celebrated on Thursday 4th July 2019 in Cardiff. The theme of the event was ‘Wales, UK, Europe and beyond: opportunities and challenges for research and innovation’. The event included an expert panel session, a networking lunch and presentations by Baudewijn Morgan, Head of the Horizon 2020 Unit, and Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General and Brexit Minister, among others.

The expert panel

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Interview spotlight: Professor Peter Hegyi, Director of the Centre of Transnational Medicine, the University of Pécs

Interview spotlight: Professor Peter Hegyi, Director of the Centre of Transnational Medicine, the University of Pécs

Recently elected Member of Academia Europaea, Professor Peter Hegyi, provides an insight into the importance of Translational Medicine and tells us what he hopes to accomplish through his Frontiers in Translational Medicine Workshop which will be held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest, Hungary in September 2019.

 

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SAPEA report on how to transform the future of ageing is published today

SAPEA report on how to transform the future of ageing is published today

A major new Evidence Review Report entitled Transforming the Future of Ageing has been published today by SAPEA and led by the Federation of European Academies of Medicine. The report is destined for the desks of the new European Commissioners expected to take office later in 2019. It reviews the best evidence on what public policies might help EU countries to achieve inclusive, fair and sustainable health and social care in the future.

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Interview Spotlight: Professor Theo D’haen, Emeritus Professor of English and Comparative Literature, KU Leuven

Interview Spotlight: Professor Theo D’haen, Emeritus Professor of English and Comparative Literature, KU Leuven

In our latest interview, we ask Professor Theo D’haen MAE, Professor of American Literature, at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven about his career highlights, the relevance of his research, the role of international collaboration in research and his thoughts on Plan S.

Professor Theo D’haen

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Frontiers in Translational Medicine Workshop

Frontiers in Translational Medicine Workshop

Member of Academia Europaea, Professor Peter Hegyi will be hosting a workshop on Frontiers in Translational Medicine at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest, Hungary on 23rd-24th September 2019.

Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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Donald Dingwell receives Canadian VIP Career Achievement award

Donald Dingwell receives Canadian VIP Career Achievement award

Professor Donald Bruce Dingwell, Vice-President of Academia Europaea and AE Cardiff Hub Steering Group member, has received the VIP Career Achievement Award from the Geological Association of Canada (CAC) for his career achievements, his intellectual abilities and his adaptability to explore widely contrasting questions in volcanology and igneous petrology. He is the first scientist working outside Canada to be so-honoured in the 25-year history of the award.

Professor Donald Dingwell, Research Professor and Chair, LMU, Munich

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Academia Europaea supports Physiology Congress in Ukraine

Academia Europaea supports Physiology Congress in Ukraine

Ukraine is one of the poorest countries in Europe (according to the official GDP/capita figures) and is furthermore engaged in a war in the eastern part of the country, defending itself against a formidable aggressor state. In spite of these challenges, scientific work of high quality continues. One of the strongest scientific societies in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Physiological Society, held its 20th Congress in Kiev at the famous Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, from 27 – 30 May 2019, supported by Academia Europaea and UNESCO. The festive Opening Session of the Congress included colourful displays and impressive performances of Ukrainian folk songs.

Performance of Ukrainian folksongs at the Opening Ceremony

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