Press releases

May 25, 2017 - Compulsory vaccinations, consequences in the short and long term
April 12, 2017 - News from ASSET project
February 6, 2017 - Mandatory vaccinations for access to school: Is this the best way to tackle hesitancy?
February 1, 2017 - One Health: the relevance of human-animal interface (video)
January 24, 2017 - Zika: an emerging disease to be tackled both in laboratories and in society (video)
November 24, 2016 - Research, innovation and vaccines: a viewpoint by Piero Bassetti (video)
November 9, 2016 - Too long time for a new vaccine in case of an emerging infectious threat (video)
October 23, 2016 - Should we vaccinate healthy children against flu? (video)
October 24, 2016 - ASSET Summer School Third Edition
October 11, 2016 - A spontaneous, collaborative effort for early diagnosis of infectious outbreaks (video)
October 3, 2016 - Ethical issues in national pandemic influenza plans
September 21, 2016 - Stopping H7N9 bird flu by vaccines (video)
September 13, 2016 - Epidemic preparedness and response: Europe listens to the citizens’ voice
September 6, 2016 - Experts through “revolving doors”, between public health and industry (video)
July 29, 2016 - Habits can spread epidemics: the case of living poultry markets in China (video)
July 13, 2016 - Consider sex in clinical trials (video)
June 30, 2016 - “Pandemic”: a misleading word (video)
June 13, 2016 - WHO and industry: agreements in case of pandemic (video)
May 27, 2016 - Vaccine hesitancy (video)
May 11, 2016 -
“One Health”: vaccinate camels to protect people from MERS (video)
April 27, 2016 - Vaccination in pregnancy: safe and effective (video)
April 14, 2016 - ASSET project. Just in case (video)
April 11, 2016 - 
Can mandatory vaccinations win hesitancy and refusal? An analysis by ASSET project
April 6, 2016 - The second edition of the ASSET Summer School
February 4, 2016 - Is Zika epidemic a lose-lose game for WHO?
January 26, 2016 - Looking at Zika from a gender perspective
November 25, 2015 - The threat of biological attacks is back: ASSET contribution
November 6, 2015 - Mothers use Twitter to promote vaccines. An Italian case
October 30, 2015 - Socioeconomic impact and Policy responses to new Epidemics and Pandemics: ASSET contribution 
October 20, 2015 - Vaccini: perchè non ci si capisce? (Italian language)
October 6, 2015 - ASSET alert: mathematics and epidemiology in Erice
July 7, 2015 - ASSET Summer School on Science in Society related issues in Pandemics

MMLAP and other EU Projects

Health system analysis to support capacity development in response to the threat of pandemic influenza in Asia
Making society an active participant in water adaptation to global change
Public Participation in Developing a Common Framework for Assessment and Management of Sustainable Innovation
Effective communication in outbreak management: development of an evidence-based tool for Europe
Developing the framework for an epidemic forecast infrastructure
European monitoring of excess mortality for public health action
Modelling the spread of pandemic influenza and strategies for its containment and mitigation
Cost-effectiveness assessment of european influenza human pandemic alert and response strategies
Bridging the gap between science, stakeholders and policy makers
Promotion of immunization for health professionals in Europe
Towards inclusive research programming for sustainable food innovations
Medical ecosystem – personalized event-based surveillance
Studying the many and varied economic, social, legal and ethical aspects of the recent developments on the Internet, and their consequences for the individual and society at large
Knowledge-based policy-making on issues involving science, technology and innovation, mainly based upon the practices in Parliamentary Technology Assessment
Assessment of the current pandemic preparedness and response tools, systems and practice at national, EU and global level in priority areas
Analysis of innovative public engagement tools and instruments for dynamic governance in the field of Science in Society
Public Engagement with Research And Research Engagement with Society
Computing Veracity – the Fourth Challenge of Big Data
Providing infrastructure, co-ordination and integration of existing clinical research networks on epidemics and pandemics
Creating mechanisms for effectively tackling the scientific and technology related challenges faced by society
Improving respect of ethics principles and laws in research and innovation, in line with the evolution of technologies and societal concerns
Creating a structured dialogue and mutual learning with citizens and urban actors by setting up National Networks in 10 countries across Europe
Identifying how children can be change agents in the Science and Society relationship
Establishing an open dialogue between stakeholders concerning synthetic biology’s potential benefits and risks
Transparent communication in Epidemics: Learning Lessons from experience, delivering effective Messages, providing Evidence