Dr. Katherina Psarra, eNews Editor, says: "The summer is here – very hot from the start. I, of course, recognize that I emphasize the seasonal fluctuations in the Northern hemisphere. I hope you see the spirit of my meaning and mirror it for the rest of the world. IFCC covers so many countries on multiple continents, so that the blue beaches and swimming season in Greece may be the mirror of high mountains covered with snow in the countries of the Southern hemisphere. Celebration of nature and of free time in nature is what we honor while celebrating our valuable work in the labs.
We must play our role, our part in the global fight against climate change. This is why we are already discussing green labs and Dr. Bernard Gouget presents this important and crucial effort. Read his article and start thinking about your own lab and every little detail that could be altered in favor of Earth.
Our President, Professor Khoshrow, invites all of us to the WorldLab in Seoul, stressing the importance of the IFCC Forum for Young Scientists to be held in Seoul before the WorldLab. Imagine all these young scientists from all over the world gathered with all their enthusiasm and new ideas! Then we are invited to Brussels, the central city of Europe, to “foster collaborations between our regions and divisions” – in his own words. There we will all participate in the celebration of the 70- year anniversary of the IFCC. We will plan even better times ahead for the international lab community.
Go through the societies' news and discover their efforts, get inspiration from them, and... celebrate the profession without forgetting your lab “greening"! Read more