COVID-19, an opportunity for personal and professional improvement

Ester Montava Jun 10, 2020 · 2min read   I find myself writing this post though I am not very used to it. I felt I would like to share a positive side of the current confinement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. First, at home, families spend much more time together,...

Ex novo – Science behind the scenes: Patient Engagement

Alessandra Camerini May 24, 2020 · 5 min read Ex Novo – Science behind the scenes “Ex Novo – Science behind the scenes” is a series of articles born within ISA’s blog in collaboration with the Collegio Nuovo – Fondazione Sandra e Enea Mattei in Pavia, whose students community is marked...

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...

Ex Novo – Science behind the scenes: Recipe for mastering grant writing

Michela Bertero Apr 24, 2020 · 3min read   Ex Novo – Science behind the scenes “Ex Novo – Science behind the scenes” is a series of articles born within ISA’s blog in collaboration with the Collegio Nuovo – Fondazione Sandra e Enea Mattei in Pavia, whose students community is marked...

Are European countries open to Open Science?

Michela Bertero Jan 27, 2020 · 3min read   The European Open Science Policy Platform (OSPP) was born almost four years ago when Commissioner Carlos Moedas announced the creation of a group of diverse stakeholders who will provide advice on Open Science to the European Commission. That is how we started...

“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...