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Guide to successful Science Communication

This information is intended to assist project coordinators and team leaders to generate an effective flow of information and publicity about the objectives and results of their work, the contributions made to European knowledge and scientific excellence, the value of collaboration on a Europe-wide scale, and the benefits to EU citizens in general.


This action aims at supporting the efforts undertaken since 2005 in order to bring researchers closer to the larger public, with a view to enhancing their important role in society and in particular within the daily life of citizens.

ARVO Travel Grant Program

The objective of the ARVO Travel Grant Program is to provide partial travel support to investigators who demonstrate potential for future significant research accomplishments, and whose research findings, selected to be presented at the ARVO Annual Meeting, are considered to be of high interest to the vision and ophthalmology community.

The World Health Report 2008

Primary Health Care – Now More Than Ever

ARVO/Alcon Early Career Clinician-Scientist Research Awards

The ARVO/Alcon Early Career Clinician-Scientist Research Awards are available to support researchers who are committed to a career as a clinician-scientist.

Research Job Vacancies

To help researchers identify career opportunities in Europe

Finance in crisis

As the world faces its biggest financial crisis in decades, Nature keeps you updated on what it all means for science.

ARVO 2009 Abstract Submission

The ARVO 2009 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission program is now available. Abstracts may be submitted through 11:59pm EST, Friday, December 5, 2008.

Winners of 2008 António Champalimaud Vision Award Announced

The recipients of the 2008 Vision Award are Dr. Jeremy Nathans and Dr. King-Wai Yau, both faculty members at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.

Innovative Medicines Initiative proves popular

Figures have just been released on the number of Expressions of Interest (EoI) submitted to the first IMI calls that closed on 15 July 2008. IMI was the first Joint Technology Initiative to launch calls for proposals.

New CORDIS website for Article 169 initiatives

CORDIS, which is the EC’s website for research, has launched a new service providing detailed information on the four Article 169 Initiatives.

ERC annual report and projects database

The European Research Council (ERC) has published its annual report on its activities and achievements during 2007.

Outcry at scale of inheritance project

NIH launches multi-million-dollar epigenomics programme

Research infrastructures database launched

The EC has launched the ‘European Portal on Research Infrastructures’, which is an online database. It is hoped that it will assist the EC and Member States in gaining a better overview and understanding of the current landscape for research infrastructures in Europe. It is further hoped that this information will assist with the future planning for the requirements of the research communities in Europe.

Europe at a Glance

A quick and rich information source not only for scientists and researchers.