• Posted 17-Feb-2020

Women and girls in science - from aspiration to reality

Marking 11 February, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen praised the extraordinary achievements of women scientists across Europe, reminding our full potential was reached only if we used ‘all our talent and diversity'.


  • Posted 17-Feb-2020

Why does Europe need to limit climate change and adapt to its impacts?

Europe’s many regions are expected to face worsening impacts of climate change over the next decades.


  • Posted 17-Feb-2020

The most powerful detector of the most extreme cosmic events is nearing construction

Gamma rays are 10 trillion times more energetic than visible light and our Universe generates a lot of them in association with extreme events. A next-generation telescope array will soon be probing the cosmos for this signal to solve mysteries about phenomena from black holes to supernovas.


  • Posted 17-Feb-2020

Tackling brain drain requires joint efforts to improve the quality of life in all EU regions

The loss of a young and educated workforce is a huge challenge for local communities throughout the European Union.


  • Posted 17-Feb-2020

Report from the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors

A report titled "Informing European Commission Policy Making with Scientific Evidence" has been published by the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors, an independent scientific advice service on policy for the College of Commissioners.