Monthly archives for December, 2014

Statement of principles released – Private sponsoring in the science enterprise, trust in science and academic freedom

Statement of principles released – Private sponsoring in the science enterprise, trust in science and academic freedom

The ALLEA Working Group on Science and Ethics just released a statement on “Private sponsoring in the science enterprise, trust in science and academic freedom” that includes the legal provisions for academic freedom in the ALLEA member countries. The statement, initiated by the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences and reviewed by the ALLEA Working […]

ALLEA urges the President of the European Commission to maintain budget for Horizon 2020 programme in view of the proposal for a European Fund for Strategic Investments

ALLEA urges the President of the European Commission to maintain budget for Horizon 2020 programme in view of the proposal for a European Fund for Strategic Investments

In a letter sent to Jean-Claude Juncker on 9 December 2014, the ALLEA President responded to the proposal for a European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) which aims to boost job creation and economic recovery in Europe. While ALLEA principally supports the Commission´s efforts to fuel sustainable growth and prosperity in the European Union, as […]

Report Release: AEMASE International Conference on Science Education

Report Release: AEMASE International Conference on Science Education

An excellent science and research system is directly related to the quality of its science education system, which has a monumental impact on the careers – and numbers – of future young scientists, researchers and innovators. This is true for all countries regardless of the stage of their development. A sound science education system accelerates […]

Science Policy after the European Elections – ALLEA newsletter release

Science Policy after the European Elections – ALLEA newsletter release

ALLEA recently released its third and final newsletter for the year 2014, focussing on matters surrounding the topic “Science Policy after the European Elections”. The newsletter features a comprehensive look at key science policy makers on the EU level, recent changes and trends, and an interview with MEP and Chair of the Committee on Industry, […]

ALLEA Board Meeting at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities

ALLEA Board Meeting at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities

The ALLEA Board met in Jerusalem on the premises of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities from 3 – 4 December 2014. Further to the reporting session on recent, current, and future ALLEA activities as well as on-going and planned future initiatives and projects by ALLEA´s five working groups, the meeting focused on ALLEA´s […]

ALLEA president takes part in the Euro-CASE Annual Conference

ALLEA president takes part in the Euro-CASE Annual Conference

The Annual Conference on “Evidence-based Policy Advice and Innovation Policy beyond Horizon 2020” of the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering (Euro-CASE) took place on 3 December 2014 in Brussels and was attended by over 200 invited guests. At the conference, the Presidents of ALLEA, EASAC and Euro-CASE, declared their commitment […]