Media coverage

Fresh warning cuts to R&D budgets could trigger EU brain exodus
Science Business, Belgium – September 7th

Campaign mentioned in weekly budget newsletter
Politico – September 7th

Now 16,000 people tell politicians to protect ERC budget
Research Professional News – September 4th

Nobelists fear cuts to European Research Council budget
Times Higher Education – September 4th

University heads warn of brain drain if ERC is to be underfunded
Science Business, Belgium – September 4th

Verhandlungen um ERC-Budget dauern an
Forschung & Lehre, Germany – September 4th

Friends of the ERC: il taglio alla ricerca nel bilancio europeo sarebbe disastroso
Greenreport.it, Italy – September 4th

Petitie: ‘Bescherm het budget van de European Research Council’
DUB, Netherlands – September 4th

‘Geef European Research Council voldoende budget’
U today, Netherlands – September 4th

EU budget would be ‘disastrous’ for research
BBC News, UK – September 3rd

16.000 akademikere i kamp for forskningspenger i EU
Khrono, Norway – September 3rd


Associate Professor Jorge Almeida, University of Coimbra
Publico, Portugal – July 8th.

Slå ring om den livsviktige grunnforskningen
Rectors Svein Stølen, University of Oslo and Dag Rune Olsen, University of Bergen
Morgenbladet, Norway – June 30th.

Grundforskning er livsnødvendig i en krisetid
Professor David Budtz Pedersen, Aalborg University and Senior Adviser Are Straume, University of Bergen
Politiken, Denmark – June 11th
Forskningspolitikk, Norway, June 26th

Advarer mot å bruke alle forskerkrefter på COVID-19
Vice-Chancellor Ole-Petter Ottersen, Karolinska Institutet
Khrono, Norway – May 31.

ERC får inte bli ett offer for coronaviruset
Vice-Chancellor Ole-Petter Ottersen, Karolinska Institutet
Tidningen Curie, Sweden – May 27.

Pro-ERC petition closes in on 4,000 signatures
Research Professional News- April 29

EU-Forscher starten Petition gegen Budget-Kürzungen
Forschung & Lehre, Germany – April 20

Kürzt Europa das Budget für die Grundlagenforschung?
Die Zeit – Wissen Brief – April 20.

We should tackle COVID-19 head on, but now is not the time to cut basic research
Science Business – April 20.

European scientists call for ERC funding to be ringfenced
University World News – April 16.

Universitetstopper og professorer: Roper varsko om forskningspenger i EU
Khrono, Norway –  April 11.