Tag: SCIENCE

15th Museum Night to take place on Jan 31

ZAGREB, Jan 20 (Croatia Sun News) – More than 200 museums, galleries, libraries, archives, educational institutions and organisations from Croatia and neighbouring countries will participate in the 15th anniversary of Museum Night on 31 January, with this year’s theme being anniversaries, the Croatian Museum Society stated.

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Education minister to present curricular reform at Education World Forum in London

ZAGREB, Jan 20 (Croatia Sun News) – Science and Education Minister Blazenka Divjak will present Croatia’s curricular reform at the Education World Forum in London on Monday, and on Tuesday and Wednesday, she will be in Brussels to present the sector priorities of Croatia’s EU presidency in the European Parliament (EP) and attend the 12th European Space Conference.

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Grlic Radman meets members of European Academies’ Science Advisory Council

ZAGREB, Nov 16 (Croatia Sun News) – The Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Gordan Grlic Radman, addressed a meeting of the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) in Zagreb on Friday, presenting the priorities of the Croatian presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2020.

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Union for higher education announces day-long strike for Oct 24

ZAGREB, Oct 18 (Croatia Sun News) – The union in science and higher education on Friday announced that it would hold a day-long strike on October 24 demanding a wage increase for workers receiving the lowest wages in that sector in an effort to remove the pay gap between employees in the sector compared to those working in the civil service.

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Prolonging years of service in science could hamper hiring of young scientists

ZAGREB, October 1 (Croatia Sun News) – Representatives of the government and unions on Monday resumed negotiations on extending years of service until the age of 68 and it was said that, without clear criteria, this could cause a disaster in science and higher education due to the complicated hiring and promotion of young scientists, which would result in emigration.

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