Contributor: Sylvia Schreiber

Silvia Schreiber

Sylvia Schreiber is a journalist & moderator, EU Research Communication Expert. She works since + 25 years in journalism, international communications, editing and publishing. She helds a Master Degree in economics and social sciences and has specialized in research and innovation policy. She has been the Director of a Research and Innovation Office in Brussels dealing with EU Policy and Economic Development. As journalist she has been working as editor and EU correspondent for leading news magazines such as “Der Spiegel”, “Handelsblatt” and the German public TV. Currently, Sylvia is contributing from Brussels as EU correspondent to the magazine “PARISBERLIN”, additionally she is advisor to Research Ministries of EU Member States, research institutions and researchers in science communication and communication strategies.

Interview with Eric Lambin: Creative background with Hands holding different organic food. Horizontal Cooking Pattern. Illustration on a Healthy eating theme

‘Heavy red meat eaters could be CO2-taxed in the future’

"However, we also propose that fruit and vegetables should become more affordable." Interview with Eric Lambin, Chief Scientific Advisor to the European Commission, about the scientific consensus towards sustainable food consumption in the EU and the new scientific opinion on this topic. If you rate the nutritional quality and the state of sustainable food systems ...

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Prof. Maarja Kruusmaa: Nowadays crises are complex, spread quickly and come in cascades

Interview with the European Commission’s Chief Scientific Advisor Prof. Maarja Kruusmaa of Tallinn University (Estonia), about lessons and challenges for future strategic crisis management. For years, the EU has been rushing from crisis to crisis. The European Commission has asked the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors to the European Commission (GCSA) to write a scientific ...

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Peer pressure, social media, mainstream science

Science watcher Dr. Daniele Fanelli, London School of Economics, speaks about “the devil's details” when practicing research integrity. Honesty, responsibility, fairness and accountability are the principles of research integrity. These are the common standards for any responsible job. Why, then, is it so important to emphasise integrity in research and make it a buzz in politics ...

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Microbiomes: the unseen majority of tiny little things

How do diverse microbial communities in seas and soils affect the climate? Scientists plead for an increase in microbiome research as part of global climate change investigations.

Prof. Tom Crowther interview: Graphic resources for sustainable development, biodiversity, a growing economy and technology

Prof. Tom Crowther: ‘Microbial soil life is crucial for climate regulation’

Ecologist Prof. Tom Crowther of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich and co-chair of the advisory board of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, speaks about climate change mapping and the role of soil biodiversity. As a global ecosystem scientist, you founded the Restor platform, an online hub known as the ‘google maps ...

Prof. Antje Boetius interview: Graphic resources for sustainable development, biodiversity, a growing economy and technology

Prof. Antje Boetius: ‘Being at the pulse of the ocean to better understand its role in climate change’

Prof. Antje Boetius, Director of the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, speaks about marine microbiomes and global warming. As a whaler, your grandpa already warned you about future threats to the ocean; as a scientist, you have studied the polar seas and marine microbiomes for more than 30 years. What ...

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Will hydrogen contribute to decarbonising the economy? Is the EU Regulation fit for purpose yet?

Interview with Jakob Wachsmuth. He is senior researcher at Fraunhofer ISI Institute and lead author of a meta study for the European Parliament's Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) about the potential of hydrogen for decarbonising the economy and hydrogen policy pathways in the EU. There has been a lot of hype about hydrogen ...

55% reduction of CO2 gases by 2030 “It’s a Herculean effort”

55% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030: ‘It’s a Herculean effort’

Interview with Prof. Nebojsa Nakicenovic, energy economist and systems analyst from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and Vienna University of Technology and Deputy Chair of the EU’s Scientific Advise Mechanism. The EU’s Scientific Advise Mechanism (SAM), comprised of the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors to the European Commission (GCSA) and the Scientific Advice ...