The daily life of Greek researchers under the conditions of the pandemic: the opportunities, difficulties, and differences based on gender, are reflected in the new National Documentation Centre (EKT) publication entitled 'COVID-19 and young Greek researchers. The influence of the pandemic on their research activity'. The publication presents the findings of a survey conducted by EKT between April 15 and May 5, 2020, on a population of mainly young scientists who are conducting research.

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The entrepreneurial linkages potentially established by young researchers and scientists who participate in European Social Fund’s tertiary education activities will be presented by EKT in the upcoming 2020 University-Industry Interaction Conference (June 9-11, 2020 in Budapest, Hungary) organized by the University Industry Network.

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Due to the decade-long economic crisis in Greece, the number of academic personnel in tertiary education significantly decreased. To counter this, the “Acquisition of Academic Teaching Experience for New Scientists” initiative was established in 2016. The aim was to introduce young scientists as adjunct teaching personnel. In this paper, we present evidence concerning this policy measure. The data has been compiled through a survey questionnaire addressed at all the recipients of the initiative.

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The results of the interventions of the European Social Fund in supporting researchers, were presented by EKT, as the body responsible for implementing the evaluation of the action. The event, organised by the Special Secretariat for the Management of Sectoral OPs of the European Social Fund (ESF), was held on Friday April 5 at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, in the presence of representatives of public institutions, academic and research organisations.

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