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|‘Selling’ Cyprus to researchers
Researchers looking to work in or relocate to Cyprus can turn to two handy resource tools for information about career possibilities there. Officially unveiled on 26 September, the ‘Cyprus Mobility Centre’ and ‘Cyprus Researcher’s Mobility Portal’ function as key networks offering job descriptions, contacts and practical information about working on the Mediterranean island.
Hungary for knowledge on Hungarian research – look no further
Trying to find who or what institute is doing research on the physiological role of bioactive compounds in plant food? Or on comparative religions in Central and Eastern Europe? Search no more: the answers to these questions and many, many more are at your fingertips in the newest issue of the Hungarian Research Directory.
Honouring young and mobile research talent
In today’s borderless Europe, the best researchers not only need roving minds, they also need moving feet. The annual Marie Curie Excellence Awards honour Europe’s brightest young research talent for whom frontiers are no object.
Curtain falls on successful ‘Researchers in Europe’ initiative
Six months after it was launched, the Commission-backed ‘Researchers in Europe’ initiative – which invited European citizens to take a closer look at the research community through an entertaining range of activities – has taken its final bow in the Irish capital, Dublin.
|German immigration law welcomes foreign researchers
The latest German regulations governing immigration grant permanent residence and permission to work immediately to researchers and other qualified workers with concrete job offers. The new rules, which came into force on 1 January 2005, continue a process of liberalising immigration rules.
Does Europe’s face a future brain deficit?
As the European Union’s quest to build a knowledge-based economy gathers pace, there are widespread fears that Europe will face a severe shortage of researchers in the near future. But these concerns may be unfounded.
Views on reintegration support
| Making the ‘write’ move
The added value for scientists of being able to spend time living and working in another country is now widely recognised, but how do theory and practice match up. The EMBO Life Sciences Mobility Portal set out to unearth some real life ‘mobility’ stories in their “Making the ‘write’ move” writing competition launched this spring . The winning stories can now be perused on the EMBO site.
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