Interview spotlight: Dr Mangala Srinivas, Chair of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE)

Interview spotlight: Dr Mangala Srinivas, Chair of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE)

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.

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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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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 Emeritus, at KU 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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Interview spotlight: Professor Rosalind L Smyth, Director and Professor of Child Health UCL Great Ormond St Institute of Child Health

Interview spotlight: Professor Rosalind L Smyth, Director and Professor of Child Health UCL Great Ormond St Institute of Child Health

We are delighted to interview Professor Rosalind L Smyth MAE about her work as a clinician and academic at the UCL Great Ormond St Institute of Child Health, her commitment to Open Access and her views on gender equality in science.

Professor Rosalind Smyth
Professor Rosalind L Smyth, Director of UCL Great Ormond St Institute of Child Health

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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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