The Cardiff Hub is pleased to have been a partner at the Shaping Horizons summit and action programme, which brings 150 young leaders from across Latin America and the UK to engage with senior world leaders and ignite change. The summit is taking place between 9th and 13th September at the University of Cambridge.
We are delighted to announce that new Open Access Champion of cOAlition S, Professor Johan Rooryck, will be our keynote speaker at The Future of research: Assessing the impact of Plan S.
The international symposium, taking place at KU Leuven on 5th-6th November 2019, will begin with Professor Rooryck speaking about Plan S: from principles to implementation. Following the keynote, expert panels will focus on key aspects of Plan S and its impact on research, with the opportunity for interactive discussion.
The latest SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) Evidence Review Report, Making sense of science for policy under conditions of complexity and uncertainty, was coordinated by the Cardiff Hub and published on 9th July 2019.
This month we talk to Chair of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE) Dr Mangala Srinivas. Dr Srinivas, of Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, discusses the impact of being awarded an ERC Starting Grant, her role as the Chair of the Young Academy of Europe and why the YAE became involved in the debate on Plan S.
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.
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.
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.
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.