Sunday, 10 June 2018

Croatian Science to Receive Additional 81 Million Euro from EU Funds

ZAGREB, June 10, 2018 - Croatia's Science and Education Ministry will have absorbed an additional 600 million kuna from the European Union funds until the end of this year to upgrade science and research, whereas in the past 12 months, a total of 2.5 billion kuna were withdrawn from the European Social Funds and the European Regional Development Fund, according to a press release issued by the ministry on Sunday marking the first year since Minister Blaženka Divjak took over this government department.

Monday, 28 May 2018

Billion Kuna to Be Invested in Research Infrastructure

ZAGREB, May 28, 2018 - Seventeen grant agreements that are part of a call for investment in state-of-the-art research equipment and infrastructure worth one billion kuna of EU money were signed at the Science and Education Ministry on Monday.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Croatia's Brightest Minds to Receive €4 Million in Funding from Switzerland

Four selected projects developed by young Croatian scientists will receive funding of 1 million euro each

Friday, 4 May 2018

CERN Impressed with Visit to Croatia

ZAGREB, May 4, 2018 - CERN's delegation is extremely satisfied with its visit to Croatia, Science and Education Minister Blaženka Divjak said on Friday in Split after she held the final round of the talks with the five-member delegation of the European Organization for Nuclear Research known as CERN, who were on a tour of Croatia on 2-4 May.

Thursday, 3 May 2018

“CERN Delegation's Visit Is Last Step Before Croatia’s Membership”

ZAGREB, May 3, 2018 - Minister of Science and Education Blaženka Divjak on Wednesday said that a visit by a five-member Expert Mission from the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) is the last step and test before Croatia can become an associate member of the world's largest and most respected scientific research lab.

Saturday, 28 April 2018

CERN Experts to Assess Croatia’s Membership Bid

ZAGREB, April 28, 2018 - A five-member team of CERN experts is scheduled to officially visit Croatia on May 2-4, to hold the final round of negotiations on associated membership of the European research organisation that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world, the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education said in a press release on Saturday.

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Marches for Science Held in Split and Zagreb

ZAGREB, April 14, 2018 - A couple of thousand people rallied in downtown Zagreb on Saturday for a march for science, as did a large number of people in the coastal city of Split, warning that now was the eleventh hour for science and higher education in Croatia, which they said were not being invested in and were neglected.

Thursday, 12 April 2018

March for Science to be held on Saturday

ZAGREB, April 12, 2018 - Inadequate investments in science and higher education, accompanied by public policies that are based on prejudices and the media promotion of pseudoscience and superstition, as well as institutional clientelism, are some of the main sore spots of Croatian society the organisers of the March for Science, to be held in Zagreb and Split on April 14, want to warn about and they will therefore join in a global initiative for a progressive and equitable society based on science, competence and ethics.

Monday, 9 April 2018

Four Female Croatian Scientists Awarded L'Oreal-UNESCO Fellowships

ZAGREB, April 9, 2018 - Four young Croatian scientists who have contributed to science and society have been awarded fellowships from the L'Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science initiative.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Croatian Scientist Wins Major Canadian Award

ZAGREB, March 28, 2018 - Davor Solter is the first Croatian scientist to win the Canadian Gairdner Award for biochemical research for the discovery of mammalian genomic imprinting that causes parent-of-origin specific gene expression and its consequences for development and disease, the Canadian Embassy in Croatia said on Wednesday.

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