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The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the decline of scientific research in France

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the decline of scientific research in France

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COVID-19 pandemic in Francea file

The failure to develop a French vaccine during the pandemic is a symbol of the country’s research system being disrupted. Begin questioning until it becomes a theme of the presidential campaign?

“The French flag comes out hurt by the crisis”. A year and a half after contracting COVID-19, Cedric Villani bitter reports. Brilliant mathematician, former deputy of the Republic of La République en Marche (LREM) now close to environmentalists, head of the Parliamentary Office for the Evaluation of Scientific and Technological Options (OPECST), Cédric Villani is a keen observer of research, for its association with politics and its public image. also speaks to launch ‘A form of humiliation’ About the inability of the French to release a vaccine.

The code for this leak: the gradual decline of French research in the volume of publications. “The total number of French scientific publications per year, which in 2015 fell below that of Italy, and in 2018, is less than that of South Korea, which puts us in ninth place, will be reached and perhaps surpassed by Australia, Spain and Canada, once the numbers for 2020 are consolidated” , writing, In his column the scientist October 11, Thierry Colhoun. The man is the head of the Supreme Council for Research Evaluation…

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