The Future of Research: Assessing the impact of Plan S

The Future of Research: Assessing the impact of Plan S

Plan S requires publications funded by public grants to be published in Open Access journals or platforms from 2021. An international symposium, organised by the AE Cardiff Hub with KU Leuven Libraries, assesses the impact of Plan S on researchers, research-intensive institutions, societies and publishers.

Dr Matthew DiFranco during the open discussions

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AE Translational Medicine Conference at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

AE Translational Medicine Conference at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Academia Europaea’s Translational Medicine project took a big step forward last week (23rd – 24th September 2019), when its Consensus Workshop on ‘Frontiers in Translational Medicine’ took place at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest.


Some of the key participants in the Translational Medicine Conference at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences on 23/24 September 2019: From left to right: Dr Shuang Peng (Associate Professor of Pathophysiology, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China), Professor Ole Petersen CBE MAE FRS (Vice-President of Academia Europaea), Dr Joao Monterio (Editor-in-Chief of Nature Medicine) and Professor Peter Hegyi MAE (Deputy Chair of AE’s Clinical and Veterinary Science Section)
Some of the key participants in the Translational Medicine Conference at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences on 23rd-24th September 2019. From left to right: Dr Shuang Peng (Associate Professor of Pathophysiology, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China), Professor Ole Petersen CBE MAE FRS (Vice-President of Academia Europaea), Dr Joao Monterio (Editor-in-Chief of Nature Medicine) and Professor Peter Hegyi MAE (Deputy Chair of AE’s Clinical and Veterinary Science Section)

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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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The future of research: assessing the impact of Plan S

The future of research: assessing the impact of Plan S

The bold ambition behind Plan S is to ensure that full open access to published research finally becomes a reality.  Yet, what does it mean for the future of research?  Join us for this international event at KU Leuven on 5th-6th November 2019, where our distinguished panels of experts will debate the prospects for researchers, universities, learned societies, academies and publishers.

KU Leuven Library
KU Leuven Library

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Cardiff Hub Director visits China

Cardiff Hub Director visits China

Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS, Academic Director of the Academia Europaea – Cardiff University Knowledge Hub and Vice-President of Academia Europaea, visited Jinan University in Guangzhou, China last week. Jinan University is one of the oldest and largest (~50000 students) Universities in China, dating back to the Qing Dynasty and belongs to the elite group of “211 Project Universities” as well the more recently established category of “Double First Class Disciplines Universities”.

Professor Petersen giving one of his three lectures at Jinan University’s Main Campus.
Professor Petersen giving one of his three lectures at Jinan University’s Main Campus.

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AE Cardiff Hub supports Bremen-Cardiff Alliance launch

AE Cardiff Hub supports Bremen-Cardiff Alliance launch

The AE Cardiff Hub was delighted to be invited to the Bremen-Cardiff Alliance launch event which took place in Cardiff University’s Main Building Council Chamber on 25th March 2019.

Bremen-Cardiff launch ceremony
Professor Colin Riordan, Rainer Sulzer, Baroness Randerson and Professor Bernd-Scholz-Reiter

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