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Life Science Awards Austria 2019 given to young Austrian researchers Each year, the ÖGMBT initiates a unique nationwide search in order to find the brightest young researchers in the Life Sciences field across all of Austria. At the 11th Annual Conference in Salzburg, five young scientists were honoured for their internationally sensational work. The promotion of young scientists is one of the ÖGMBT’s main pillars. Regularly awarding scientific prizes is an important measure to support early-stage researchers. Additionally, these awards highlight the excellence in the Austrian research landscape and increase the visibility of exceptional life sciences topics in the public. With the support of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW) and the industrial sponsors Polymun Scientific and THP Medical Products the prestigious awards together with prize money in the total amount of EUR 11.000 EUR were awarded. Two different awards were available: The Life Science Research Awards…

FEMS - Get Involved bulletin - September

Friday, 27 September 2019 02:13
The new "Get Involved Bulletin" gives you an overview on various FEMS updates. Get Involved Bulletin Content Join the volunteer translation team Our new president.. Hilary Lappin-Scott The FEMS summer school for postdocs FEMS 2018 annual report The winners of the Microbe Art Competition for International Microorganism Day Put your science-engagement on the map Thematic Issue of FEMS yeast research Top 3 opportunities  
European Plant Science Organisation, EPSO, initiated petition European scientists incl. Nora Brambilla (TU-München) started a petition to ask changing the title for the European Commissioner-designate from ‘Innovation and Youth’ to ‘Education, Research, Innovation and Youth’ to give  the necessary attention as well to education and research in the next Commission of the EU. Find detailed info below.   10.000 signatures are needed to be heard by the EC and the European Parliament!   Please sign the petition at (Sign via the indico portal. The 2nd link is the European Parliament but not active, just disregard) and ask your colleagues, students and networks from academia to industry etc. to do so too - best today to have most signatories by Wednesday, 25.9.2019   Signatories who should be highlighted as eminent to the EC / EP, pls let This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. know. But the most important goal is to reach the 10.000 signatories…