Cardiff Hub starts to debate Plan S, the new European initiative on open-access publishing

Cardiff Hub starts to debate Plan S, the new European initiative on open-access publishing

The Cardiff Hub’s 30th anniversary reception, held on 14th January, featured a lively discussion on Plan S, an initiative for open-access science publishing. Plan S was launched in September 2018 by an international consortium of research funders, cOAlition S, supported by the ERC and launched by Science Europe.

Prof Ole Petersen, the Hub’s Academic Director, and Dr Mangala Srinivas, Chair Young Academy of Europe (YAE), introduced the topic, followed by audience discussion.

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Celebrating 30 years

Celebrating 30 years

Continuing the Academia Europaea’s 30th anniversary celebrations into 2019, the Cardiff Hub held its own celebration on Monday 14th January.

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AE’s 30th Annual Conference takes place in Barcelona

AE’s 30th Annual Conference takes place in Barcelona

Over 100 members of Academia Europaea travelled from far and wide to attend Academia Europaea’s 30th Annual Conference, Building Bridges, in Barcelona which took place on 29th November 2018. The event was held at the atmospheric Institut d’Estudis Catalans (IEC), home to the Barcelona Knowledge Hub.

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Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub hosts Asthma UK meeting

Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub hosts Asthma UK meeting

On 6th November, the Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub hosted an Asthma UK meeting, Curing and Preventing asthma; where do we go next? The meeting, held at the Hadyn Ellis Building, Cardiff University, was chaired by Academia Europaea member and Founder Chair of the Clinical & Veterinary Section of Academia Europaea, Professor Stephen Holgate CBE MAE.

Dr Samantha Walker, Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS MAE, Professor Sven-Erik Dahlén MAE and Professor Stephen Holgate CBE MAE
Dr Samantha Walker, Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS MAE, Professor Sven-Erik Dahlén MAE and Professor Stephen Holgate CBE MAE

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Hub hosts major international symposium to mark milestone birthday of Prof Ole Petersen

Hub hosts major international symposium to mark milestone birthday of Prof Ole Petersen

On 6th /7th March, the Cardiff Hub hosted a major international symposium, Physiology and Pathophysiology 2018, to mark the 75th birthday of Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS ML MAE, Vice-President of Academia Europaea.  The event attracted 90 delegates from across the world, many of whom had worked with or been mentored by Professor Petersen.

Speakers and Chairs at the Symposium

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International Networks: Creating Opportunities for Collaborative Research and Funding

International Networks: Creating Opportunities for Collaborative Research and Funding

On 28th November 2017, the Cardiff Hub hosted a networking event and panel debate on international research networks.  The goal of the session was to create opportunities for researchers and private companies to join international research networks and to increase international collaboration.

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