Forward Looks News

4. March 2009

RNA research strategy for Europe takes shape

Research into RNA, a molecule found in every cell of our bodies, could lead to remarkable advances in the treatment of diseases such as cancer and diabetes, a meeting organised by the European Science Foundation was told. The conference, held the institute of ParasitologĂ­a y Biomedicina... [more]

15. July 2008

The University of the Future

In a world where economies are increasingly dependent upon high-level knowledge, higher education is a key national resource. But a Forward Look initiated by the European Science Foundation (ESF) shows that we need to know more about how universities, and other higher education institutions, are... [more]

4. January 2008

Food for Thought: delivering the promise of food processing

Humans have transformed raw ingredients into food since prehistoric times.  But scientists are still looking for new ways to make food taste better and survive longer.   Presenting their findings at a recent European Science Foundation (ESF) and European Cooperation in the field of... [more]

8. December 2007

Far flung food: Europe's distant diets

ESF-COST conference examines food’s journey from outside of the EU [more]

15. November 2007

Watching what we eat: ESF - COST conference on Food Systems

Food has never been more of a global commodity than it is today.  But there is an urgent need to understand the problems that face future European food supplies within this global market.  And so scientists and policy makers gathered in Budapest last week to push for a more holistic... [more]

9. October 2007

Paving the way for future pan-European Clinical Trials

Pan-European collaboration is important for many clinical trials and essential for trials that are investigating treatments for rare diseases. That was the message delivered today by the European Medical Research Councils (MED (formerly EMRC)), the membership organisation for medical research councils across... [more]

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