29.03.17 | Seven scientists, among them AcademiaNet member Prof Asla Pitkänen, will share the funds and collaborate on developing effective therapies for epilepsy.
23.03.17 | The AcademiaNet scientist is one of five recipients of this year’s prize, worth 100 000 €.
22.03.17 | AcademiaNet scientists were invited to attend the event at the Royal Society of Edinburgh to discuss gender balance in science as well as the impact of Brexit on British research.
20.03.17 | Dr. Heike Vallery from TU Delft has developed algorithms for a ‘fall airbag’ for the elderly, which reduces the risk of injuries.
14.03.17 | Progress towards gender parity in science crawls and varies widely by country and field. A Nature article summarises new data from an extensive Elsevier report on the topic.
14.03.17 | A team of scientists from the UK and US led by Prof. Anne Dell have succeeded in providing a detailed map of the sugar coat bound to the HIV surface protein gp120.
13.03.17 | Prof. Cristina Becchio has now demonstrated that we can decode the intentions of others simply by observing their movements.
09.03.17 | Prof. Eveline Crone has been appointed to the Scientific Council, the governing body of the European Research Council (ERC).
01.03.17 | Eleanor Riley, currently Prof. of Infectious Disease Immunology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, has been appointed to head the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh.
20.02.17 | The neurobiologist Prof. Silvia Arber is awarded the 2017 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine for her contributions to our understanding of how movement is controlled in mammals.
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