The train of excellence

Joaquim Calbó May 11, 2020 · 4min read   These days, SOMMa should be announcing the 5th edition of the 100xCiencia conference, scheduled for fall 2020. However, the uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic makes it difficult to organize such a massive event with participants from all over Spain (and beyond). In fact, the event […]

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“Trips” to Brussels

  Angèle Bénard-Sankaran Dec 19, 2019 · 4min read   Part of our mission as ISA project managers is to keep up with the European Commission guidelines for H2020 project management and to stay abreast with novel research funding programs. My first trip to the European Commission in Brussels took place in April this year […]

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Why I refused your invitation to review a scientific article submitted in your journal

Angèle Bénard-Sankaran Dec 19, 2019 · 4min read   A few months ago, I received an email from a scientific journal “Infection, Genetics and Evolution” belonging to the by-now infamous publisher group Elsevier. This email contained a personal invitation to review a manuscript within the remit of my scientific expertise, which had been submitted to […]

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