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Switzerland and US to host Taliban archive declined by UK

02-09-2015

The Swiss National Library and a number of universities in the United States have offered to host an archive of Afghan Taliban material, Research Fortnight has learnt. The move comes after the British Library announced that it was pulling out of the project.

 
 
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Research ombudsman plan criticised by lobby groups
Research Europe

30-07-2015

The EU research commissioner Carlos Moedas is considering the establishment of an ombudsman to deal with issues of research integrity, but some researcher groups have already called the idea into question.

free article A research, innovation and health rescue package for Greece
Research Europe

30-07-2015

Harness Horizon 2020 to maximise the impact and benefit of EU funds, argue Mike Galsworthy and Martin McKee.

free article Summer reading
Research Europe

30-07-2015

Carlos Moedas, the commissioner for research and innovation, has just left his staff a summer message. A to-do list he has asked them to display on the wall sums up the top priorities of his five-year term. They are the three Os: open innovation, open science and open to the world.

 

free article Well connected
Research Europe

30-07-2015

On 1 September, Robert Madelin will leave DG Connect to begin a 12-month stint as senior innovation adviser to Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission. He tells Laura Greenhalgh about his priorities.

free article A difficult birth, a hopeful future
Research Europe

30-07-2015

Kurt Deketelaere looks at the battles, and progress, of the Juncker Commission’s first nine months, and sees more of both to come.