The researchers who crossed borders for science

« … ‘In terms of research it is quite important that you are exposed to different ways of working, different people and different cultures, because in the end research is highly collaborative and interdisciplinary,’ said Spanish neuroscientist Dr Xoana Troncoso. ‘If you stay in the same place throughout your career you are going to miss things that you didn’t even know existed.’ (…)

The EU has been helping researchers like Dr Troncoso since the early days of the Framework Programmes. Along with the First Framework Programme in 1984 came the launch of a programme called Stimulation, which – while promoting basic research – was designed to encourage the networking and mobility of researchers (…) »