Past magazines

01Chairman's Letter - MCAA Magazine News March 2020

MCAA

The MCAA connects people who share a sense of curiosity, adventure, exploration and creativity. These people strive to seek out new knowledge, exchange ideas and enlighten those around them. These people are researchers, and research is what defines us.

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02Research and democracy top MCAA General Assembly and Annual Conference - MCAA Magazine March 2020

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The agenda for the 2020 "https://www.mariecuriealumni.eu/2020-conference/home" MCAA General Assembly and Annual Conference in Zagreb (Croatia) is inspiring. Maja Mise, in charge of the organisation, tells us more about the numerous sessions.

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03The role of research and democracy in responding to today’s global challenges - Magazine News March 2020

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

This year’s General Assembly and Annual Conference will prove to be fertile ground for research and democracy, underscoring the topic’s importance. We sat down with moderator Matthew DiFranco and speaker Mostafa Moonir Shawrav, both of whom are actively working to develop science diplomacy as an interest area for members.

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04Horizon Europe prepares for launch - MCAA Magazine News March 2020

RESEARCH

The European Commission’s flagship research and innovation programme aims to attract more investments. But it is also designed to feature savvier branding and refined salesmanship.

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05Steering through EU bureaucracy to win funding - MCAA Magazine March 2020

FUNDING

The EU has several different funding programmes, depending on the nature of the business or project.

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06Trends in research - MCCA Magazine March2020

RESEARCH

What will top the research agenda for the coming years? Angela Bellia, Brian Cahill, Hristo Svilenov, Caitlyn Trevor, Florence Villesèche and Yahaya Yabo shared their predictions.

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07Baden-Württemberg - MCAA Magazine March 2020

PARTNERS

Baden-Württemberg is one of the leading economic and research regions in Germany and Europe, characterised by its strength of innovation, cutting-edge inventions and high productivity.

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08What’s your app? - MCAA Magazine March 2020

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

New year, new resolutions. Among them, the willingness to improve self-organisation is always on top. We caught up with "https://www.mariecuriealumni.eu/users/wuraola-akande" <u Wuraola Akande</u , "https://www.mariecuriealumni.eu/users/valerie-bentivegna" <u Valerie Bentivegna</u and "https://www.mariecuriealumni.eu/users/sahba-mobini" <u Sahba Mobini</u to ask them about their favourite applications.

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09Meet GEDI – the MCAA Working Group that is helping to boost equality - MCAA Magazine March 2020

MCAA

MCAA’s Genders, Equity, Diversity &amp; Inclusion (GEDI) Working Group (WG) is making great strides in promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in research beyond any individual characteristic. Magda Theodoridou, GEDI chair, tells us a bit about herself, the group’s work and how members can get involved.

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10Tiny robots may soon be f ifinding jobs in our bodies - MCAA Magazine March 2020

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Miniature robotic components could revolutionise biomedicine if scientists can make them small enough while retaining fine features, responsiveness, and biocompatibility. A pioneering combination of materials and methods has met all these challenges and set new records for resolution of smart parts.

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11Putting a spotlight on mobbing in research - MCAA Magazine March 2020

MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES

Mobbing is a dire issue that not only affects a victim’s physical and psychological health, it can also have a detrimental effect on their colleagues, friends, family and eventually society at large.

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12Partnering up to preserve mental health - MCAA Magazine March 2020

MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES

Doing a PhD is difficult, by definition. And it can be a lonely struggle, particularly in an unfamiliar environment. A chance to connect with someone who remembers what it’s like can help aspiring academics in distress, say the coordinators of the MCAA’s mental health mentoring initiative REFERENT.

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13iNavigate: brain-inspired solutions for intelligent navigation and robotic mobility - MCAA Magazine March 2020

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Machines already outperform human intelligence in certain tasks, like playing chess. The iNavigate project aims to take intelligent navigation to the next level. Meet the project’s coordinator Tansu Celikel.

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14A closer look at media accessibility - MCAA Magazine March 2020

ACCESSIBILITY

The European Union’s motto is “United in diversity”. Its significance is just as important today as when it was coined 20 years ago. It denotes how Europeans have come together – in the form of the EU – to work for peace and prosperity.

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15The case for making research accessible - MCAA Magazine March 2020

RESEARCH

Making your research accessible is necessary to ensure it can be easily found. It’s just as important to make sure it’s easily understood by your target audience.

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