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Deal floated to spare ERC from cuts

21-05-2015

The European Commission has put forward a proposal that would exempt the European Research Council and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions programme from having funding diverted to an EU investment fund.

 
 
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free article Reasons to be fearful
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21-05-2015

In the general election on 7 May, British voters delivered a working majority to David Cameron’s Conservative Party, which had pledged to hold a referendum on Britain’s continued membership of the EU by 2017.

free article Commission’s plan for science advice called into question
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21-05-2015

Researchers and lobby groups have expressed doubts about the European Commission’s planned approach to receiving high-level scientific advice, following confirmation that a seven-strong advisory panel is to be set up.

Swiss hope fades on solution for Horizon 2020
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21-05-2015

Research institutions in Switzerland are losing hope of a second referendum on immigration that would allow the country to take part in Horizon 2020 beyond 2017.

 

free article Miners’ rights
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21-05-2015

A planned update to EU copyright laws to determine whether researchers can mine large quantities of data is causing a stir. Lindsay McKenzie reports.

free article Late push to study extremism
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21-05-2015

Norway went into shock when, on 22 July 2011, Anders Breivik set off a car bomb in Oslo and then killed 69 members of a left-wing youth camp on the nearby island of Utøya. The attack initiated a debate on violent extremism and the need to understand such behaviour in order to prevent it.