Science Views October 2016

Science Views for October 2016 is now online! In this issue, read about: -How easily are the contents of life made? -Closer to Mercury than ever before -Open schools -2nd workshop LSTT -International congress -GSO premiere -Science Journalism Fellowship competition -The IAU PhD Prize -IASA Science Communication Fellowship -AACR Prize for Cancer -Journalism -The Youth…

Science View’s Newsletter, June 2016

Welcome to Science View’s monthly newsletter. In the June 2016 issue you can read about:   Science View’s Activities It’s been a while since we last communicated with you through our Newsletter for several reasons. The main one was that the period from March up to now was full of activities that kept us busy…

Overwhelming interest in Science Communication

More than 130 people applied for grant for a new international summer school in science communication. Coordinated by University of Malta, the STEAM summer school is a joint effort of six European institutions aimed at training the next generation of science communicators creatively. Applicants have been selected and 34 grants will be offered to students,…

Unlocking the genetic secrets of skin cancer

Nine in ten people are at risk of developing the Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), -the most common cancer type in humans, notably because of their age and exposure to the sun’s ultra violet (UV) rays. A recent research study by geneticists of the University of Geneva sheds light on the way that this cancer type…

The magnificent 14th of July

The 14th of July, besides being a national holiday for the French as the anniversary of the fall of the Bastille, was a great day for the scientific world and by extension for all mankind. Among local political and finance news in our small country here in the eastern Mediterranean, some other important international headlines…

Science View’s newsletter, February 2016

Welcome to Science View’s monthly newsletter. In the February 2016 issue you can read about:   Countdown to Science View’s educational activities! The clock is ticking, so mark your calendars! 21-23 March 2016 for the Greek Student Parliament on Science, 2-3 April in Athens and 9-10 April 2016 in Thessaloniki for the Learning Science Through Theater. More…