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.

Green hydrogen energy. H2 gas molecules for production of green hydrogen energy. Renewable or sustainable electricity. Clean alternative ecological energy

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

Interview with Jakob Wachsmuth, 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 being a silver ...

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 ...

Science media days report

Coronavirus: Journalists, researchers and policy-makers discuss tackling misinformation at ESMH event

Everyone is looking for news during the Covid-19 crisis and traditional media play an important role in providing people with reliable health information during the pandemic and helping them to navigate through the effects of the virus. However, misinformation and false information have also increased during the crisis. This particularly affects vulnerable sections of society ...

Covid-19 Exclusive interview with Prof. Marion Koopmans

Prof. Marion Koopmans: ‘We will see more of this if we topple natural balances’

Interview on the COVID-19 pandemic with WHO expert Prof. Marion Koopmans, Virologist and Veterinary, Director of Virosciences, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam. She was appointed, together with six other leading European experts, as a member of the advisory panel on COVID-19 of the European Commission. How is your assessment: did this virus come as a surprise? This ...

Covid-19 Exclusive interviews with Prof. Alexander Kekulé

Prof. Alexander Kekulé : “The EU needs a trustworthy appointee for pandemics and an epidemiological expert council”

Interview on the Corona crisis with Professor Alexander Kekulé, virologist and epidemiologist. Prof. Kekulé is Director of the Institute for Biosecurity Research (IBS) and Director of the Institute for Medical Microbiology at Martin Luther University in Halle, Germany. Europe has become the epicentre of the Corona crisis — were governments too slow to act, and ...

Fake news and mass media, truth with ESMH

Scott Brennen : “We live in a kind of post-truth age where science facts are doubted”

Scott Brennen from the Oxford Martin Programme on Misinformation, Science, and Media investigates how changing media structures and technologies are shaping the scientific information and scientific misinformation.

A scientist’s opinion : interview with Jaap Wagenaar about antibiotics on farms

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof. Jaap Wagenaar about antibiotics on farms

In the Netherlands we saw a clear drop of resistance levels in healthy animals after the use of drugs on farms has been cut

Antibiotics on farms: Europe starts to curb bad practices

Antibiotics on farms: Europe starts to curb bad practices

Resistant infections kill an estimated 33 000 people in the European Union annually.