Will the sequence make it possible to reconcile the President of the Republic with the scientific community? It's hard to say, as divorce seems to have been consummated for at least a large part of the country's scientists. For more than an hour, Emmanuel Macron strove to take stock of French research, its strengths and weaknesses in front of an audience of 300 scientists gathered at the Élysée Palace. While he did not fail to highlight his record over the past six years, he did not hide the difficulties encountered.
He then set a course for the years to come, setting very concrete transformation objectives in the very short term for the start of the 2025 school year. "It's rare for a President of the Republic to take so much time to remind us of the importance of science for the country's industrialization and sovereignty," notes Antoine Petit, President and CEO of the CNRS. In this sense, the very existence of this discourse is a good point."There is a desire to...
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