Editorial – 15 years already

By David Lee. Published on 23 November 2012 in:
Editorial, News, November 2012, ,

I was speaking with a colleague recently, and we were reminiscing over my first Council meeting in Leiden (NL) in 1998. That’s when it dawned on me that I have been working for the EPS for fifteen years.

As can be expected, many things have changed. In 1997, the European Union had 15 Member Countries and the EPS had 37 Member Societies. The EU now has 27, and the EPS has 41, respectively. In 1999, the EU adopted the Euro as a single currency for 11 of its Member States (now 17). The budget for research framework programmes…

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