New ERC Scientific Council Member, linguist Milena Žic Fuchs, discusses her passion for cognitive linguistics and science policy. She also reflects on some of the challenges in the Croatian research landscape.
Barbara Romanowicz, geophysicist and expert on imaging the earth's interior, has been a member of the ERC’s Scientific Council since 2016. She explains the nature of her research, its reach across the planet and also updates us on gender issues developments at the ERC.
Incoming Vice President of the ERC Scientific Council, Professor Eveline Crone, known internationally for her research on risky adolescent behaviour, tells us more about her research and her motivation to work with the ERC.
Departing ERC Scientific Council Member, sociologist Michel Wieviorka discusses research into terrorism, why researchers should engage with societal debates, and representing the social sciences in a multidisciplinary environment.
In order to achieve equal access and participation in science, the United Nations declared 11/2 the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We took this opportunity to speak with Isabelle Vernos, a member of the ERC’s Scientific Council since 2011 and Chair of the ERC’s Gender Balance Working Group, about what the ERC has done to support female researchers.
“A small miracle” – this is how Professor Klaus Bock, a long serving Vice-President of the ERC, describes the ERC's progress during its short existence. We asked the organic chemist to explain the six most decisive factors in its success.