Congratulations to Professor Alberto Melloni for his appointment as a member of the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors to the European Commission!
Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth appointed three new members to the European Commission’s Group of Chief Scientific Advisors (GCSA).
Alberto Melloni – Professor of History of Christianity at University of Modena/Reggio Emilia, secretary of the Foundation for Religious Studies, which is member of the Big Data Association, and Chair Holder of the UNESCO Chair on Religious Pluralism and Peace at the University of Bologna, is one of them.
With their broad, collective expertise, the renewed Group of Chief Scientific Advisors will support EU policy makers to ensure better regulation by providing first-class, independent scientific evidence.
In particular, they will contribute to the on-going work on the scientific opinions on:
- Biodegradability of plastics in the open environment;
- Systemic approach to energy transition in Europe
- Joint Advice on resilience to crisis such as pandemic
Link to the news: https://ec.europa.eu/info/news/commissioner-gabriel-appoints-three-new-members-group-chief-scientific-advisors-european-commission-2020-nov-16_en