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Scientists call on EU to ‘correct’ biomass carbon accounting rules

Europe's academies of science have called on EU lawmakers to introduce a “radically new standard” in the bloc's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to ensure net carbon emissions from biomass power stations are “properly accounted for and declared”.

Scientists to study storm impact on water quality

  British scientists plan to monitor the effect of storms on nitrate and phosphate contamination in rivers, research they say is crucial because climate change means that the intensity and frequency of storms are likely to increase.

MEPs to learn about robots in job-swap with scientists

Scientists developing robots to care for the elderly shadowed members of the European Parliament this week in a skills-exchange scheme designed to provide practical links between policy and science.

Researcher: We want less EU red tape

Almost 7,000 researchers from 41 countries have signed a petition demanding less red tape for EU-funded scientists. Olivier Küttel, co-founder of the Trust Researchers campaign, tells EURACTIV why Europe's funding programmes must be streamlined if they are to be effective.

Scientists unite against EU paperwork

Almost 7,000 researchers from 41 countries have signed a petition demanding less red tape for EU-funded scientific cooperation programmes. Olivier Küttel, co-founder of the Trust Researchers campaign, says Europe's funding programmes must be streamlined if they are to be effective.

Latombe: ‘Innovative universities must attract top researchers’

High salaries, moderate teaching loads and high-quality infrastructure are essential for attracting the best professors to conduct research at European universities, a leading French researcher based in the United States told EURACTIV in an interview.

Higher salaries ‘help attract top researchers’

High salaries, moderate teaching loads and high-quality infrastructure are essential for attracting the best professors to conduct research at European universities, a leading French researcher based in the United States told EURACTIV in an interview.

Turkey calls for free movement of scientists

Scientists should be free to move between the EU and Turkey, according to Turkish Minister of State Mehmet Aydin.

Commission to test free access to EU research

A pilot project that will give unrestricted online access to EU-funded research results was launched yesterday (20 August), which the Commission claims will ensure better exploitation of scientific studies and guarantee a "fair return" for taxpayers. But specialist publishers are unhappy with the move.
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