Monthly archives for December, 2017

Ethical Aspects of Open Access Workshop on 1 February 2018

Ethical Aspects of Open Access Workshop on 1 February 2018

ALLEA Permanent Working Group Science and Ethics organises a policy workshop titled “Ethical Aspects of Open Access: A Windy Road” on 1 February 2018 at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts. Registration is open. Facilitating access to research is a shared interest of the academic community: Open Access enables researchers […]

Next ALLEA General Assembly: 16-18 May 2018 in Sofia

Next ALLEA General Assembly: 16-18 May 2018 in Sofia

ALLEA will hold its 19th General Assembly at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) in Sofia on 16-18 May 2018. The event comprises a scientific symposium on “Science in Times of Challenged Trust and Expertise”, as well as a science-policy symposium co-organised by the European academies’ project SAPEA.  As in previous years, the event is held in conjunction with ALLEA’s annual […]

Joint statement proposes transdisciplinary ‘missions’ for Framework Programme 9

Joint statement proposes transdisciplinary ‘missions’ for Framework Programme 9

ALLEA, together with academic organisations representing the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in Europe, publishes the joint statement “Living Together: Missions for Shaping the Future” . The signatories call for more inter- and transdisciplinarity and a conscientious framing of ‘missions’ in the future EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme 9 (FP9), putting forward suggestions that take account of social, cultural, […]

SAPEA provides evidence for the European Commission on Food from the Oceans

SAPEA provides evidence for the European Commission on Food from the Oceans

SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) has published its first Evidence Review Report titled Food from the Oceans, which examines the question of how the ocean can help satisfy the global demand for food. As an integral part of the Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM), SAPEA was asked to produce this Evidence Review Report […]