Engagera hela samhället i forskning, motverka kunskapsmotstånd och främja forskares samverkan med omvärlden. Det är tre utmaningar som Vetenskap & Allmänhet, VA, lyfter i sitt inspel till regeringens kommande forskningsproposition. Läs mer
When I was a child, I wanted to become a writer. A writer of children’s books, to be more precise. Maybe this had something to do with me having devoured most of the books in the children’s library of my hometown in the Netherlands. This dream has faded away over time, but my appetite for writing and communication has not. Getting an insight as an intern into what a professional organisation as VA does on a daily basis to bridge the gap between science and society, feels like being invited into the chef’s kitchen.
Did you know that our brain is inhabited by millions of little garbage collectors? Or that the human body contains enough fat to make seven bars of soap? Can you imagine the detrimental effects of fat that is stored in the wrong place? Human biology is fascinating and marvellous. But why would you even care about this information? Läs mer