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Combating emerging infectious diseases: lessons from COVID-19

EMBL and Portugal are bringing together leading scientists to highlight the role of fundamental research in tackling infectious…

By Edward Prior

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EMBL courses and conferences: learning lessons and looking ahead

EMBL has a packed schedule of courses and conferences for 2021, ready to go ahead virtually, regardless of limitations on physical…

By Edward Prior

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EMBL and the European Commission refresh longstanding collaboration

December has seen the start of a new chapter in the collaboration that has for years marked the relationship between the European Commission (EC) and…

By Edward Prior

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The conference key visual shows a variety of species engulfed by fire, reflecting the conference title, ‘Our House Is Burning: Scientific and Societal Responses to Mass Extinction’.

Science and society: global youth activism

At EMBL’s Science and Society conference, Ugandan campaigner Vanessa Nakate spoke about the need to take action on climate…

By Edward Prior

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Taking charge by seeking ways to achieve gender balance

A three-day virtual conference, ‘Gender Roles and their Impact in Academia’, explored how biology, social structures, and unconscious bias shape…

By Ivy Kupec

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Respecting diversity: the role of the scientist

Maria Arruda is on a mission to make scientists think more about the role they play in society. After a career in academia and the life sciences, she…

By Edward Prior

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Boosting the life sciences through alumni networks

EMBL’s network of alumni plays a vital role in advancing the life sciences globally. EMBL provides research, services, and infrastructure that help…

By Edward Prior

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Oliver Billker, Director of MIMS, is standing at the podium in front of a microphone. Behind him, a projected slide says “Welcome to Umeå University”.

The Nordic EMBL Partnership: supporting national research

The partnership between EMBL and four Nordic research institutions aims to stimulate scientific exchange and inspire scientific collaborations. This…

By Dorota Badowska

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The conference key visual shows a variety of species engulfed by fire, reflecting the conference title, ‘Our House Is Burning: Scientific and Societal Responses to Mass Extinction’.

Dinosaurs, dodos, and the future of life on Earth

EMBL’s 21st Science and Society Conference will address scientific and societal responses to mass extinctions. Ahead of his keynote speech,…

By Edward Prior

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Indirect impacts of a pandemic on women in science

The EMBL conference that explored direct and indirect impacts from the current pandemic on women in science allowed for information and story sharing…

By Ivy Kupec

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Colorful illustration conveys the balancing act women in science face, going between family and work responsibilities and wanting to succeed in both roles.

COVID-19’s indirect attack on women

More than 500 people have registered for an EMBL conference, "The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on women in science: Challenges and solutions."…

By Ivy Kupec

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Screenshot from the online SAXS course. Clement Blanchet, a senior scientist in the Svergun group at EMBL Hamburg, is presenting the P12 SAXS beamline at Petra III to the participants.

EMBL releases online course on solution scattering from biological macromolecules

The Svergun group at EMBL Hamburg has released the course ‘Solution Scattering from Biological Macromolecules’ in an online format for the first…

By Dorota Badowska

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