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European responses to the corona crisis – Part 2

During the Corona virus crises, the European Science-Media Hub is collecting and publishing a regular update of the most relevant releases provided by EU institutions and other European and global actors. 🆕 Last Update : 31 March

ESMH selection: sources of information about Corona Virus

ESMH selection: sources of information about Coronavirus

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the need for reliable sources of information on the virus and ensuing crisis is more important than ever. To this end, the European Science-Media Hub has compiled a list of such sources, ranging from recognised official international webpages providing daily updates, to data and maps, as well as a selection ...

European responses to the corona crisis – Part 1

During the Corona virus crises, the European Science-Media Hub is collecting and publishing a regular update of the most relevant releases provided by EU institutions and other European and global actors. (12 March - 27 March)

The new coronavirus - the opinion of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

The new coronavirus – the opinion of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

In the last days, an increasing number of COVID-19 cases has been confirmed in various countries around the world, e.g. South Korea and Iran. In the EU extraordinary measures are being taken to limit the outbreak. On 23 February, the ECDC issued a statement on the rapid increase of COVID-19 in Italy. On 24 Febuary, ...

Workshop in Milan : Techno-Scientific expertise and disinformation

Workshop in Milan : Techno-Scientific expertise and disinformation

Last Friday 14th February, the European Science-Media Hub was presented at the workshop ‘Eclissi della verità o crisi della delega tecnocratica: expertise techno-scientifiche, fake news e pratiche mediali’, organised by the Italian Society of  Science and Technology Studies (STS Italia) in cooperation with the interdisciplinary network of SSH (Social Sciences and Humanities) of Milano Politecnico ...

The new corona virus – reactions of leading European researchers

The new corona virus – reactions of leading European researchers

At a time of dramatic news of widespread infections in China from the new corona virus, COVID-19, virologists in the top European institutes are intensively working to understand more about the novel disease.

Debate on the disinformation phenomenon in Varese december 2019

Positive narratives to beat disinformation

A rich debate on the “disinformation phenomenon” took place last Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 December in Varese, where the Joint Research Centre (JRC) organised a participatory workshop on the topic.

Participatory and direct democracy in the European Union

Highlights from the 8th parliamentary term : participatory and direct democracy in the European Union

In recent years, the increasing citizens' distrust and disaffection towards representative institutions, coupled with the worrisome falling electoral turnout trend in many EU Member States, appear to signal a major crisis of the representation system as a whole.

The challenges of Precision Agriculture in Europe

Highlights from the 8th parliamentary term : the challenges of Precision Agriculture in Europe

The STOA foresight study on 'Precision Agriculture and the future of farming in Europe’ provided input for the European Parliament's activities of in the area of the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP).

Does artificial intelligence threaten human rights

Highlights from the 8th parliamentary term : does artificial intelligence threaten human rights ?

Asking "Is artificial intelligence a human rights issue?", the workshop co-organised by STOA with the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on 20 March 2019, gathered academic experts, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), practitioners and representatives of international organisations to share their perspectives on exactly how artificial intelligence (AI) affects the protection ...