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Our latest newsletter is out now


Read about our recent activities, events and the latest developments in the Hub’s Autumn 2020 Newsletter


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13th October 2020. For further information please contact AECardiffHub@cardiff.ac.uk

Peter Hegyi’s research group launches a survey to map the mental health of frontline health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Peter Hegyi’s research group launches a survey to map the mental health of frontline health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic



The purpose of the survey called,  ‘In Focus: Evaluation of Adaptive Responses of healthcare providers’ (FEAR) is to understand the mental health burdens and coping mechanisms used by frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


The research is organised by the Intensive Care Unit of the Military Hospital – Hungarian Defence Forces, the  Centre for Translational Medicine and the Institute of Behavioural Sciences at the University of Pécs Medical School and the Department of Clinical Psychology and Addiction of Eötvös Loránd University.

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Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to 2 MAEs for work to understand black holes

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to 2 MAEs for work to understand black holes



Members of Academia Europaea, Professor Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS MAE and Professor Reinhard Genzel FRS MAE are among this year’s Nobel Prize winners.


Sir Roger Penrose of the University of Oxford was awarded “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”. Professor Reinhard Genzel from the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics and Professor Andrea Ghez from the University of California were jointly awarded “for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy.”

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Three members of Academia Europaea awarded for distinction in their field

Three members of Academia Europaea awarded for distinction in their field



September has seen three members of the Academia Europaea awarded for excellence in their field. The Royal Society’s Copley Medal 2020 has been awarded to Sir Alan Fersht, the 2021 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics to Sir Martin Hairer and the 2020 Balzan Prize to Jean-Marie Tarascon.

From left to right: Sir Alan Fersht, Sir Martin Hairer and Jean-Marie Tarascon

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Food policy at a time of crisis: what should the future look like?

Food policy at a time of crisis: what should the future look like?



Webinar, 16th October 2020, 14:00-15:00 CEST, 13:00-14:00 BST


Introduction

The global crisis of 2020 has made every one of us aware that ‘business as usual’ is not an option for future food policy.     

How have we arrived at where we are now, in terms of the food we eat, where we source it and the impact it has on our planet?  What should a transformed future look like?  What actions can we all take, collectively and individually, to bring about a sustainable and fair food system that is better for our health, the environment, society and the economy? 

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Sir Mark Walport announced as new AE Cardiff Hub Steering Group Chair

Sir Mark Walport announced as new AE Cardiff Hub Steering Group Chair


Sir Mark Walport

Sir Mark Walport FRS FMedSci MAE, the UK’s Government Chief Scientific Adviser between 2013 and 2017 and the Chief Executive of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) from 2017 to 2020, is to be AE Cardiff’s new Steering Group Chair.

Sir John Skehel
Sir John Skehel



The announcement was made at AE Cardiff’s fifth annual steering group meeting which took place on 16th September. At the meeting, Professor Ole Petersen FRS, Director of the AE Cardiff Hub, informed that the AE Cardiff Hub Steering Group’s first Chair, Sir John Skehel FRS, would be stepping down due to other work commitments.

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Large global audience joins interactive webinar on Science Advice and COVID-19, co-organised by the AE Cardiff Hub

Large global audience joins interactive webinar on Science Advice and COVID-19, co-organised by the AE Cardiff Hub



Over 240 participants attended the live session from 36 countries which was moderated by Professor Ole Petersen, Vice-President of Academia Europaea and Director of the Cardiff AE Hub, and hosted by SAPEA.  The discussant was Sir Mark Walport, the incoming Chair of the Cardiff Hub Steering Group.

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Our latest Newsletter is out now

Our latest Newsletter is out now



Read about our recent activities, events and the latest developments in the Hub’s Late Summer 2020 Newsletter


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4th September 2020. For further information please contact AECardiffHub@cardiff.ac.uk