Dr Raymond Seltz
Secretary General, Euroscience.
Raymond Seltz obtained his doctorate in nuclear physics from the University of Strasbourg. He joined CNRS in 1960 where his research activities were in experimental nuclear physics, accelerator technology and use of nuclear radiation technologies in agriculture and industry. He has been director of the "Centre de Recherches Nucléaires-Strasbourg", member of scientific committees at CNRS and CERN and was co-founder of NUPECC, the "Nuclear Physics European collaboration Committee". From 1991 to 2000 he was in charge of the CNRS bureau in Bonn (Germany) and joined the French Embassy as scientific attaché with the mission of improving the French- German scientific collaboration.
Since 2000 he has been the secretary general of Euroscience with the task of leading and co-ordinating Euroscience’s activities. Through his personal involvement Euroscience was participating in several European projects related to science communication via movies, TV and web.
Dr Seltz chaired Session A1: SCIENTIFIC LEADERSHIP Equally valuing talent of women and men at the Gender Summit 1 Europe (GS1Eu).