A forum to protect academic freedom in the EU
On 28 November 2022 the European Parliament President Roberta Metsola has launched the ‘EP Forum for Academic Freedom’ during a high-level conference hosted by the Panel for the future of Science and Technology (STOA). Many academics are working in increasingly hostile environments. This STOA initiative will monitor threats to the independence of researchers, scientists and ...
Quantum technology, chips and Europe’s digital sovereignty
We are now on the brink of a second quantum revolution: beyond simply understanding the quantum world, we are able to manipulate it. The potential future applications of this quantum technology are staggering: from ultra-fast computers to tamper-proof communications, from novel simulations of drug molecules to new industrial processes that vastly cut down on CO2 ...
Professor Tommaso Calarco: ‘Quantum technologies 2.0 can bring huge benefits for society’
This week, quantum technology is one of the news headlines. The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser and Anton Zeilinger for work "that has laid the foundation for a new era of quantum technology". But what is this new era about? We asked Prof. Tommaso Calarco, Director of the ...
ESMH Media Review – February 3, 2021
Digital communication, COVID-19 & Horizon Europe. Check out the ESMH selection of 22 science and tech news published in the last weeks on the web.
The way of on-life: Introducing the Digital Humanities Series
Voluntarily or not, social distancing in 2020 means relying on digital communication more than ever before. Which challenges and choices arise from the all-digital living lab? A new dedicated ESMH Digital Humanities series explores the developing on-life in the EU.
Covid-19: Harnessing the power of digital technologies and data sharing
Digital technologies and data-driven science offer solutions to control and mitigate the effects of Covid-19 on health and the economy. What is at stake for Europe?
EU project : ASSET
ASSET´s goal is twofold: first, to create a sustainable and scalable ecosystem including all energy transition and education stakeholders: a) Companies from the energy sector, b) Universities and training actors, c) Authorities and policy makers and d) Society so as to enable a) continuous bottom up creation of research, innovation and educational (RIE) services and ...
ESMH Press Review – February 19, 2020
Environmental sustainability, tech changes in society & data management: check out the ESMH selection of 21 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!