1st EuroScience Policy Forum
Sustainable Academia : Opening new pathways to knowledge and the future
To be sustainable, academia must adapt to changing societal demands, but without losing its heart and soul. The 1st EuroScience Policy Forum on Sustainable Academia will examine whether the future can offer the necessary diversity of knowledge creation and dissemination, while continuing to provide a sufficiently stimulating work environment for its teachers and researchers and ensure the resources required to respond to the challenges of tomorrow. Today’s modern societies largely benefit from the knowledge and innovation created decades ago in a context of more open funding, less tightly structured research environments and less intense focus on immediate impact.
The 1st EuroScience Policy Forum, with its four partners EuroScience, The Stockholm Trio University Alliance, The Wellcome Trust and the University of Vienna together with the Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF) will discuss the changes in societal expectations on academic institutions and identify potential new pathways to a more sustainable academia in the future.