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Call for early/mid-career researchers: European Crucible 2022

The call for applications to participate in European Crucible 2022 is open to applicants from European institutions until 21 February 2022. The call is open to early/mid-career researchers from Scotland or Europe who are carrying out research in science, engineering, technology, medicine, healthcare, arts, design, humanities, business, or social and political science.

Breakthrough Prize Opens Public Nominations for 2023

The public nomination period for the 2023 Breakthrough Prizes in Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences and Mathematics is now open. Nominations can be submitted online today through April 1, 2022. While self-nominations are prohibited, anyone may nominate another person. The nomination forms and rules are available at breakthroughprize.org.

Final Conference: ‘Health Inequalities: New Methods, Better Insights?’

Hosted virtually by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) on 8 December, the conference 'Health Inequalities: New Methods, Better Insights?' served as the official presentation of the final report produced within the three-year-long ALLEA-FEAM Health Inequalities project.

A Patent Waiver Is Not a Silver Bullet in the Pursuit of Vaccine Equity

The low level of Covid-19 vaccination in the Global South is ethically unacceptable and risks prolonging the pandemic. The patent waiver will not solve these vaccination bottlenecks in the short-term. Instead, additional measures should be adopted to accelerate local manufacturing and distribution of vaccines in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), ramp up investment in vaccination campaigns, and facilitate the compulsory licensing of patents and transfer of know-how.

UN Proclaims 2022 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development

We need more basic sciences to achieve Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. This is the message sent to the world by the United Nations General Assembly on 2 December 2021: Member States approved by consensus the resolution 76/A/L.12 promulgating the year 2022 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD 2022).

We are looking forward to the contributions from @carlymclachlan, Director of @TyndallManc, at the ALLEA online panel 'Climate Sustainability in the Academic System' 🎓🌱

📆 1 Feb 2022, 15:00-17:00 CET

Registration is open! ➡️ https://allea.org/climate-sustainability-in-the-academic-system-the-why-and-the-how/

#SustainableAcademia

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ALLEA DIGITAL SALON

The ALLEA Digital Salon provides a space to explore science in an open dialogue. Original interviews, analyses, and commentary look into the areas of our work: Research PolicyScience Advice, and Science & Society.

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