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24-07-2020 | © picture
As Germany has just taken over the Presidency of the EU, let me take you back to the ERC’s launch ceremony in Berlin in 2007, during the previous German EU Presidency. Then, Chancellor Angela...
29-04-2020 | © picture
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.
05-03-2020 | © picture
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.  
18-12-2019 | © picture
ERC funding is open to researchers from anywhere in the world, and grants are also highly competitive, with an overall success rate of 12%. If you are considering submitting a proposal for a grant...
17-12-2019 | © picture
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.  
29-11-2019 | © picture
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.
05-04-2019 | © picture
We interviewed newly elected ERC Scientific Council Member Professor Manuel Arellano, a much-cited economist specialised in econometrics, and based at CEMFI in Madrid.
08-02-2019 | © picture
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.
14-12-2018 | © picture
“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.