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The state of h index research.

Is the h index the ideal way to measure research performance?

DG Research webpage on EU-India co-operation

The EC DG Research has set up a webpage to provide information and explain the activities with India in research and Science and Technology collaboration (S&T).

The EMBO Journal 2009: new initiatives

Transparent editorial process!

Formal adoption of the second phase of Erasmus Mundus

The decision to establish the second phase of the Erasmus Mundus programme (2009-2013) has been formally reached between the EP and the European Council and published in the Official Journal of the EU.

Call opens under Britain-Israel Research and Academic Exchange Partnership scheme

The British Council has announced a call for proposals under the new Britain-Israel Research and Academic Exchange Partnership.

2009 Applications to the EMBO Young Investigator Programme

Promoting the scientific leaders of tomorrow

European attitudes to science

A new study has been published assessing the attitudes of European citizens to science and research policy.

EMBO Molecular Medicine

A new EMBO journal for a new discipline.

R&D priorities of the 2009 Czech Presidency

The Czech Presidency of the EU started in January and runs until June 2009.

IMS CHIPS research group receives ISSCC Jack Raper Award

IMS CHIPS is a pioneer in the field of implantable “retina sensor chips” giving hope for blind persons to regain part of their vision by the use of implanted image sensors.

Announcement of new research infrastructures

Ten new research infrastructures have been announced. They were identified by the European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructures (ESFRI), which is composed of representatives of EU Member States.

NIH-DFG Research Career Transition Awards Program

The DFG and the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) have initiated a joint funding program.

Fighting Presbyopia: Laser Treatment of Aging Eye Lenses May Help

Millions of people suffer from presbyopia, aging of the eye lens.

Innovation scoreboard published for 2008

The EC has just published the 2008 Innovation Scoreboard, which assesses innovation performance of countries across the Europe.

The Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award 2009

Call for Nominations