Yearly archives for 2014

“Europe has forgotten to research Europe itself”: Günter Stock in Radio Interview on Horizon 2020

“Europe has forgotten to research Europe itself”: Günter Stock in Radio Interview on Horizon 2020

In a radio report released on 12 July 2014 by Radio Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB), ALLEA President Günter Stock was interviewed regarding the inclusion of the social sciences and humanities (SSH) in the Horizon 2020 funding programme. In addition to Professor Stock, the report included interviews with German state secretary Georg Schütte (Federal Ministry for Education and […]

Academies issue recommendations on “Mastering Demographic Change in Europe”

Academies issue recommendations on “Mastering Demographic Change in Europe”

ALLEA supports the joint statement “Mastering Demographic Change in Europe” published by 8 European Academies of Science in order to address the policy challenges driven by significant demographic developments currently taking place in Europe. The statement offers research-based recommendations to encourage well-informed European Union policymaking grounded in an understanding of the causes and outcomes of […]

Complete Report Released – Academia-Industry Alliance: Joint Efforts in Science Education

Complete Report Released – Academia-Industry Alliance: Joint Efforts in Science Education

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA)-ALLEA Joint Efforts in Science Education Forum took place on 20 November, 2013. Since the initial release of the summary of the forum discussions, contributions have been added with further reports on the state of science education in numerous European countries. The first part of the report focuses on the forum, […]

ALLEA supports the statement “Protecting health and scientific research in the Data Protection Regulation”

ALLEA supports the statement “Protecting health and scientific research in the Data Protection Regulation”

ALLEA supports the statement “Protecting health and scientific research in the Data Protection Regulation,” prepared by Wellcome Trust, the international charitable foundation dedicated to funding biomedical research and supporting the medical humanities. Drafted in 2012, the Data Protection Regulation would take direct effect in all EU Member States. The European Parliament and Council are currently […]

ALLEA Board meets in Berlin at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

ALLEA Board meets in  Berlin at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

The ALLEA Board met in Berlin at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities on 9 July 2014, to discuss recent, current, and future ALLEA activities as well as administrative and budgetary matters. Special attention was given to outcomes of the ALLEA General Assembly 2014, which took place on 24/25 April in Oslo, on the […]

Publication released: Results of the European Research Infrastructure Conference “Facing the Future” – available online (Open Access)

Publication released: Results of the European Research Infrastructure Conference “Facing the Future” – available online (Open Access)

ALLEA in cooperation with the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the German Data Forum (Rat SWD) has released a publication summerising the results of the conference “Facing the Future – European Research Infrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences” organised by the four […]

International collaboration in Science Education: AEMASE conference in Rome

International collaboration in Science Education: AEMASE conference in Rome

On 19 and 20 May 2014 experts from academia and political representatives assemble at the National Academy of the Lincei in Rome for the international conference “African-European-Mediterranean Academies for Science Education” (AEMASE). The conference is an initiative of five prestigious institutions in Africa and Europe (Bibliotheca Alexandrina – Egypt, Académie des Sciences – France, Accademia […]

ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Intellectual Property Right issues response to the European Commission’s questionnaire on the review of EU copyright law

ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Intellectual Property Right issues response to the European Commission’s questionnaire on the review of EU copyright law

On the initiative of Chairman Professor Joseph Straus, the ALLEA Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights presented a statement as a response to the European Commission´s questionnaire on the review of EU copyright law. The statement particularly elaborates on copyright issues most relevant to the academic community in Europe and has been sent to the […]

ALLEA endorses “Statement Supporting Funding for Stem Cell and Reproductive Health Research in Europe 2014”

ALLEA endorses “Statement Supporting Funding for Stem Cell and Reproductive Health Research in Europe 2014”

ALLEA supports a joint statement drafted by the Wellcome Trust regarding the funding for Stem Cell and Reproductive Health Research in Europe. The statement calls on the European Parliament and European Commission to oppose an initiative seeking a ban on all financing of activities related to stem cell research, including research on regenerative medicine, reproductive […]

ALLEA General Assembly elects new member academies and re-elects ALLEA Board for the next term in office

ALLEA General Assembly elects new member academies and re-elects ALLEA Board for the next term in office

On the occasion of the 15th ALLEA General Assembly, held on the premises of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters in Oslo, on 25 April 2014 the delegates of the ALLEA member academies decided to admit four further full members and one associate member to the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities. […]

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