As part of our interview series with members of Academia Europaea, we were delighted to talk to Astronomer Royal Lord Martin Rees. The internationally renowned cosmologist and astrophysicist discusses ways to successfully engage the public with science and gives us an insight into his latest book On the Future: Prospects for Humanity.
In our latest interview, we have the privilege of talking to Astronomer Royal Professor Martin Rees, The Lord Rees of Ludlow, OM, FRS, FREng, FMedSci, FBA (Hon). The internationally renowned cosmologist and astrophysicist talks about how to successfully engage the public with science and gives us an insight into his latest book On the Future: Prospects for Humanity.
Our 30th anniversary poster is now available to download. Learn all about our fascinating history and how we have grown into the academy we are today.
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.
Continuing the Academia Europaea’s 30th anniversary celebrations into 2019, the Cardiff Hub held its own celebration on Monday 14th January.
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.
Juliet Davies asks Member of Academia Europaea, Professor Christopher Smith, to share his most noteworthy professional experiences, to explain how his research relates to modern society and to tell us more about Sovereignty: a global perspective which is taking place in April 2019.
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.
As the second in our series of interviews with Members of Academia Europaea, Juliet Davies asks Professor John Tucker to share his professional highlights and what being an Member of Academia Europaea means to him.