LeTSGEPs

few top positions in academia are occupied by women and women still experience slow career progression. in all research institutions, gender imbalances still exist and are largely tolerated. to tackle this problem, it is important to set concrete goals and take measures at individual, cultural and structural levels. LeTSGEPs (Leading Towards Sustainable Gender Equality Plans…

CERERE

cereals are the basis of European agriculture, culture and diets. because of this the CERERE project has promoted and facilitated the exchange and integration of scientific and practical knowledge on how to best include and manage agrobiodiversity along the entire cereal production chain, from seed to table. the project involved a network of people from…

CHROMIC

the CHROMIC project was set up to deal with the improvement of the production process of chromium, vanadium, molybdenum, and niobium, which are essential metals for European industry and for the strategic growth of the manufacturing sector. they are all by-products derived from the processing of other metals improving the production chain represents an opportunity…

DYNAVERSITY

the adoption in agriculture of a small number of varieties, high-yielding but genetically uniform, is the main cause of “genetic erosion”. this phenomenon makes agricultural systems more vulnerable to changes, e.g., to climate change. there is now international agreement on the need to also protect biodiversity in the field of agriculture. DYNAVERSITY has mapped the…

POLICY ANSWERS

POLICY ANSWERS focuses on research and innovation (R&I) policy and governance systems, also covering aspects of education, culture, youth and sport. the project aims to monitor and support policy coordination in EU-WB (European Union – Western Balkans)  cooperation and will help the Western Balkans strengthen their potential to participate in regional and multilateral research and…

NEWSERA

the NEWSERA project investigates the potential of citizen science as a tool to better communicate science, given its increasing spread in Europe and the world. the citizen science approach establishes the involvement of non-experts in scientific research and a relationship with different stakeholders: citizen science project leaders, citizens, scientists, policy makers, companies, data journalists, and…

ENJOI

the Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the urgency of improving science journalism in order to achieve outstanding science communication, however, there are currently no shared standards for evaluating good scientific journalism. to bridge the gap the EU project ENJOI (ENgagement and JOurnalism Innovation for Outstanding Open Science Communication) is co-creating and selecting a set of standards, principles,…