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Professor Rengul Cetin-Atalay is a passionate researcher of Bilkent University’s Genetics and Molecular Biology Department.The researchers at Bilkent University focus on screening possible drug candidates for liver cancer.

The European Commission is currently undertaking a wide-ranging analysis of the nature of the pension challenges which face Europe through a public consultation entitled Towards adequate, sustainable and safe European pension systems. These challenges are inextricably linked to issues in the wider economy and wider society and should be tackled through a joined-up, strategic approach… » read more

The financial crisis that began in 2007 has put the spotlight firmly on how corporates, especially those in the financial sector, have addressed issues such as risk, reward, governance and ethics. The difficulty lies in the balance to be struck. Now that the global economy appears to be climbing gradually out of downturn, it is… » read more

The Belgian government was left in chaos in April after Belgium’s King Albert II accepted the resignation of the Flemish Christian democrat and Prime Minister, Yves Leterme – Leterme’s third resignation since July 2008. This was the latest installation in the long-term power struggle between the country’s French-speaking Walloons and Flemish-speaking majority. Leterme’s five-month old… » read more

Surprisingly, the vast majority of European companies (around 98. 7%) are today exempted from statutory audit, covering almost half of all employees in Europe. It is also interesting to note that approximately 1.4 million audits are performed each year while the EU mandates only 0.3 million and that the audit exemption threshold varies according to… » read more

Have you ever wondered what it feels to work at the European Commission in the field of communication? Informing EU citizens about the European Commission’s initiatives activities and keeping abreast of public opinion in Europe are the twofold mission of DG COM. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/GCGNtHZkXOI” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

On Thursday 27th March, Christian Weinberger spoke to EurActiv.com Publisher, Christophe Leclercq at EBS 2009. Mr Weinberger had just taken part in Workshop X at EBS 2009 – titled “SMEs: red tape or red carpet?“. Mr Weinberger works for the Enterprise and Industry Directorate General of the European Commission in Brussels as an Entrepreneurship and… » read more

According to EC’s recommendation, member states have to encourage infrastructure-based competition as the best and fastest way for broadband development [1]. At first, the arguments behind infrastructure-based competition policies seem solid. Competition does good to the market: provides efficiency incentives to operators, reduces prices, increase penetration, etc. This seems to cheer everyone: 1) Customers are… » read more

When something as disruptive as the credit crunch gives the global economy a nasty shock the blame game naturally ensues. Whether it be journalists looking for latest scoop or political leaders looking to hide a multitude of sins behind uncontrollable international market forces, everyone is on the lookout for a scapegoat to take the fall.… » read more

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