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Why scientists should help the media make sense of COVID

EUPRIO’S ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN TRIESTE, WHICH WAS DUE TO OPEN ON 30 AUGUST, HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT YEAR DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC – BUT ITS THEME OF SCIENCE COMMUNICATION: HOW TO ENGAGE NOWADAYS COULD NOT HAVE BEEN MORE RELEVANT, WRITES NIC MITCHELL   While EUPRIO members will have to wait until August 2021 before meeting again face-to-face for their next annual conference, there are plenty of excellent case…

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Science communication focus at EUPRIO Venice workshop

The vital role of science communication and engagement will dominant much of the agenda for EUPRIO in the year leading up its 2020 annual conference – which take place in Trieste, Italy, from 30 August to 2 September next year, writes Nic Mitchell The first event planned is a one day panel discussion and workshop on ‘Train the scientist’ to be hosted by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice on Tuesday,…

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EUA response to British Prime Minister’s Brexit speech

The European University Association (EUA) issued a press statement on 17 January responding to British Prime Minister’s Theresa May’s Brexit speech. We publish the full text below for information. EUA applauds focus on science, research and innovation Despite its regret about the UK leaving the EU, the European University Association (EUA) is pleased that UK Prime Minister Theresa May explicitly highlighted science, research and innovation in a much-anticipated speech on Brexit…

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