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Latest update : 2011-10-05

Science at what cost? (part 2)

If belt-tightening has politicians eyeing cuts in funding, there’s nothing like Nobel prize-giving season to stir passion for science. François Picard’s panel notes growing enthusiasm among teenagers, but many think twice before committing themselves to the long, arduous slog to a doctorate.

  • Didier CHATENAY - Physicist, Researcher at the CNRS; Member of "Sauvons la recherche" ("Save research" committee);
  • Armand AJDARI - Research & Development, Saint-Gobain France;
  • Ludovic GARATTINI - President, Eurodoc (European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers);
  • Jack GROVE - Times Higher Education Magazine (from London).

Watch the first part here.

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2017-07-26 European Commission

Poland Judicial Reforms: EU keeping door open to sanctions on Warsaw

The battle between Poland and Europe continues with the European Commission saying it's keeping the door open to possibly triggering sanctions against Poland. This despite the...

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2017-07-25 Emmanuel Macron

The Macron Touch: Can the new French president be Libya's peacemaker?

It's being seen as a major diplomatic win for the French president, Emmanuel Macron. Hosting a meeting in Paris between Libya's two main rival leaders, he is seeking to be a...

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2017-07-24 Israel

Jerusalem Crisis: Who will play the peacemaker?

Violence between Israelis and Palestinians over Jerusalem's holiest site, Haram al-Sharif or the Temple Mount, has surged in recent days after Israel installed metal detectors at...

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2017-07-20 Europe

Polish democracy under threat? EU warns Warsaw over judicial independence

Alarm bells are ringing across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament has passed a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices,...

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2017-07-19 Americas

'Let it fail': Trump's hands-off approach to governing

Six months into his presidency, there's no denying Donald Trump has brought a very different way of governing to the White House. Like his reality TV shows, it's a drama that...

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