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INTERVIEW

12 October 2018
Nektarios Tavernarakis, current ERC Scientific Council member, and past winner of ERC Advanced and Proof of Concept grants, gives a Greek perspective on the influence of the ERC.
20 September 2018
Interview ERC grantee Natasa Przulj, Professor of Biomedical Data Science at UCL. The European Conference on Computational Biology took place from September 9 to 12 in Athens. The meeting gathered more than a thousand participants, allowing researchers from a variety of backgrounds - geneticists, molecular biologists, biochemists, computer scientists, statisticians - to come together at one of the most interdisciplinary gatherings in the Life Sciences.
9 August 2018
In 2014, a wealthy Brazilian film director and his wife started a tour of research institutions throughout the world. Their goal was simple: to bring what they had learnt back to Brazil and create something that would encourage local scientists to think big.
1 August 2018
Alessio Figalli, recent winner of a Fields Medal for mathematics, discusses his career, research topics and the support of the ERC.
9 July 2018
Horizon Europe, an ambitious 100 billion EUR research and innovation programme for 2021 to 2027 was recently proposed by the European Commission. To see what this will mean for the ERC, we interviewed Carlos Moedas, ...
8 July 2018
With the recent changing of the guard at the European Commission's Research and Innovation arm we interviewed former Director General Robert-Jan Smits who cast a reflective eye over his years working with the ERC. As ...
7 July 2018
Interview with Klement Tockner , President of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), on the new Austrian Presidency of the EU, attracting scientific talent and funding basic research. Austria holds the Presidency of the Council of ...
6 July 2018
What do ant colonies, fish schools, and football teams have in common? Similar logical structures that govern their behaviour. With an ERC Starting Grant, mathematician Prof. David Sumpter developed models to understand how individual animals ...