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2019年08月09日

+STI Policy Articles Overseas (August 1-7, 2019) collected by CRDS

Center for Research and Development Strategy (CRDS)

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This page is for weekly articles collected by the Center for R&D Strategies (CRDS) whose mission is to monitor, examine, and analyze the trends of 'STI and Society' and the policies in Japan and overseas. Based on the analyses, CRDS comes up with problems to be solved and proposes the solution and strategies to the government. The following articles mainly from the sources described below are expected to be of help to those involved in STI policymaking activities.

EU:Science|Business
Pressure increases for ECJ rule banning use of genome editing in agriculture to be reversed

https://sciencebusiness.net/news/pressure-increases-ecj-rule-banning-use-genome-editing-agriculture-be-reversed

EU:Science|Business
Viewpoint: Our global health partnership is delivering. Now it needs further backing
https://sciencebusiness.net/news/viewpoint-our-global-health-partnership-delivering-now-it-needs-further-backing


Norway : Science|Business
NTNU researchers develop new training tool for cyber defence experts

https://sciencebusiness.net/network-updates/ntnu-researchers-develop-new-training-tool-cyber-defence-experts 


China : Science
U.S. suspicions rankle Chinese scientists

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/365/6452/415


USA : Science
Bringing machine learning to the masses

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/365/6452/416 

Switzerland : Science
Europe's record heat melted Swiss glaciers

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/08/europes-record-heat-melted-swiss-glaciers

EU:*Research
Missions must balance influence with independence
https://www.researchresearch.com/news/article/?articleId=1382715

UK:*Research
Life sciences industry wants clarity on no-deal funding

https://www.researchresearch.com/news/article/?articleId=1382763

Scotland : *Research
Glover highlights EU's value for Scottish science

https://www.researchresearch.com/news/article/?articleId=1382726

UK:*Research
Lack of research 'hides sexual misconduct problem'

https://www.researchresearch.com/news/article/?articleId=1382785

Pseudoscience : The Conversation
Pseudoscience is taking over social media - and putting us all at risk

https://theconversation.com/pseudoscience-is-taking-over-social-media-and-putting-us-all-at-risk-121062

Brazil:Nature
'Tropical Trump' sparks unprecedented crisis for Brazilian science

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02353-6


China :Economist
The growing ranks of unemployed graduates worry China's government

https://www.economist.com/china/2019/08/01/the-growing-ranks-of-unemployed-graduates-worry-chinas-government

Russia : Guardian
Fears of 'Chernobyl on ice' as Russia prepares floating nuclear plant

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/04/russia-floating-nuclear-power-station-chernobyl-on-ice

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