Contributor: Antoaneta Markova

Antoaneta Markova profileAntoaneta Markova is a journalist with more than twenty years of experience in covering European and international affairs and European science policy. In recent years she is focusing on science, innovation, science communication. Antoaneta is a senior editor at the Bulgarian national news agency and runs a science and innovation news blog. She lives in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Prof. Maryna Viazovska: ‘Science is a dream of the future and a refuge for the soul’

In July 2022, mathematician Prof. Maryna Viazovska received a Fields Medal, a prestigious honour often described as the 'Nobel Prize of Mathematics'. The 37-year-old professor, who works at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, is the second woman to receive this prestigious award in the 86-year history of the prize. We spoke to ...

Benjamin List interview: The panelists Brian Schmidt, María Miserendino, Antje Boetius, Sophie Gutenthaler, Venki Ramakrishnan & moderator Adam Smith discuss trust in Science, trust in Chemistry during the 71 st Lindau Nobel laureate meeting in Germany in May.

Prof. Benjamin List: “Communicating science accurately is vital – otherwise we will never achieve trust in science”

Prof. Dr Benjamin List was awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on asymmetric catalysis alongside David MacMillan from Princeton University. He studied chemistry at the Free University of Berlin and earned his doctorate at Goethe University Frankfurt (1997, Prof. G. Mulzer). He worked at the Scripps Research Institute Department of Molecular ...

The panelists Brian Schmidt, María Miserendino, Antje Boetius, Sophie Gutenthaler, Venki Ramakrishnan & moderator Adam Smith discuss public trust in Science, trust in Chemistry during the 71 st Lindau Nobel laureate meeting in Germany in May.

Between truth and trust – young and established scientists discuss public trust in research

The pandemic has changed a lot in our society, including the perception of science by the general public, politicians and governments. The general media has increasingly covered science news during the rise of the health crisis. Shortly after the start of the coronavirus outbreak, public confidence in scientists increased according to a May 2020 survey. ...

Sophie Gutenthaler interview: The panelists Brian Schmidt, María Miserendino, Antje Boetius, Sophie Gutenthaler, Venki Ramakrishnan & moderator Adam Smith discuss trust in Science, trust in Chemistry during the 71 st Lindau Nobel laureate meeting in Germany in May.

Sophie Gutenthaler: “Understanding a process is the key to not being afraid or suspicious of it”

Sophie Gutenthaler received a B.Sc. in Biochemistry and Chemistry and a M.Sc.in Chemistry from LMU Munich, supported by a Deutschlandstipendium. As part of her studies, she gained international experience during a three-month research internship at the University of York, funded by PROSALMU. During her master’s studies, she led science workshops for gifted children and was ...