The EU’s bold goals require new ways of working
Climate change, cancer, and polluted seas. These are some of the major societal challenges that the European Commission wants to solve by 2030, with the help of citizens and civil society. The initiative is part of the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation – Horizon Europe.
Sweden to get better at applying for research funding from the EU
As from this year, there is a new European framework programme for research and innovation – Horizon Europe. A new national strategy aims to make Swedish researchers and businesses apply for more funding than before. Under the previous programme, just over three per cent of the funding went to Sweden.
“It feels like your life is in the hands of others”
The new migration law has pulled the rug from under the feet of thousands of doctoral students, who can suddenly no longer count on a future in Sweden. Some have already moved abroad. Others are forced to give up their research dreams in order to stay.
New migration law affects doctoral students
Last summer, the requirements for getting a permanent residence permit were hardened in Sweden. The new migration law may have major consequences for many doctoral students in Sweden.
He reviewed his articles and commented on all except one
It began with a fact-checking podcast. This was followed by a series of self-critical tweets – triggered by a threat. Nicholas Holmes, a research neurologist, has made review and criticism into a visible part of his work.
The non-celebrities among Swedish research funding bodies
Sweden has many private foundations that fund research, but who are really the persons behind the funding? And how do the foundations allocate their prizes and grants? Curie has taken a closer look at some of the foundations.