PRISM – Partnership for Research Integrity in Science and Medicine

PRISM Coalition – Partnership for Research Integrity in Science and Medicine. ‘The Partnership for Research Integrity in Science and Medicine (PRISM) was established by The Executive Council of the Professional & Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) to educate policy makers and the American people about the risks posed by government […]

CTWatch Quarterly: Web 2.0 in Science

Web 2.0 in Science, Timo Hannay, CTWatch Quarterly, Vol. 3, 2007. Excerpt: Perhaps the only thing on which everyone can agree about Web 2.0 is that it has become a potent buzzword. It provokes enthusiasm and cynicism in roughly equal measures, but as a label for an idea whose time has come, no one can […]

Measuring the Impossible

Measuring the Impossible: A NEST PATHFINDER Initiative (PDF). ‘The progress of scientific discovery goes hand-in-hand with the developments of technologies and instrumentation for measurement and analysis. The practical challenge facing scientists nowadays is often to ‘measure the impossible’. This initiative is about supporting interdisciplinary research and novel investigative methods that could present prospects for advancing […]

Astroparticle Physics in Europe: Six Key Challenges Identified

Astrophysicists draw up wish list. ‘Astroparticle physicists in Europe have identified six key challenges that they face and the new facilities that they need to meet their research aims. Their plans for the next ten years have been outlined in The Astroparticle Physics Roadmap Phase 1 published by ApPEC and ASPERA, which are consortia of […]

Career Opportunities for Researchers: EURAXESS

CORDIS ERA-Link – European Researchers Abroad. ‘ERA-Link is a networking tool for European researchers in the US. It provides information about research in Europe, European research policy, opportunities for research funding, for international collaboration and for trans-national mobility. Membership is free. The objective of ERA-Link is a flourishing network of European researchers, scientists and scholars […]