Yearly archives for 2017

“Creating a supportive climate for research integrity is the next big challenge for the academic system”

“Creating a supportive climate for research integrity is the next big challenge for the academic system”

Interview with Dr Maura Hiney, lead author of the revised European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity The lead author of the revised European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity, Dr Maura Hiney, elaborates on the key aspects of the new edition. In addition to her involvement in ALLEA, Dr Maura Hiney was chair of the […]

G7 Science Conference: The role of academies and academy networks in policy advice

G7 Science Conference: The role of academies and academy networks in policy advice

The international conference, organised by Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei under the auspices of the G7 Academies initiative and Italy’s Presidency of the G7 2017 summit, brought together in Rome on 3 May prominent representatives of the national and international academies, as well as Italian high level officials to discuss the role of national academies and […]

Koen Lenaerts awarded the 2017 ALLEA Madame de Staël Prize

Koen Lenaerts awarded the 2017 ALLEA Madame de Staël Prize

Professor Koen Lenaerts, President of the Court of Justice of the European Union, honoured with ALLEA Prize for his outstanding scholarly contribution on European law Professor Koen Lenaerts will be awarded the 2017 All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values to honour his extensive scholarly work on European law and his reflections […]

Breakthrough Prize and ALLEA announce partnership

Breakthrough Prize and ALLEA announce partnership

The Breakthrough Prize and ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, today announced a partnership to further the shared goal of promoting a culture where science and scholarship can thrive. ALLEA brings together 59 academies in more than 40 countries, with members leading scholarly enquiry across all fields of the natural sciences, […]

ALLEA stands with the Central European University

ALLEA stands with the Central European University

ALLEA sends letter of support for Central European University in light of proposed legislative changes in Hungary. “We consider the proposed legislation a fundamental threat to basic and internationally valid principles for conducting science and research”, states ALLEA President Professor Günter Stock in a letter addressed to the Hungarian Minister for Human Capacities, Mr Zoltán […]

ALLEA supports joint statement of UK and Irish Academies after triggering Art. 50

ALLEA supports joint statement of UK and Irish Academies after triggering Art. 50

ALLEA supports upholding the principles outlined in a joint statement on “Higher Education, Research and Innovation: After Triggering Article 50”, issued on 29 March 2017, by seven Academies from the British Isles, five of which are ALLEA Member Academies. ALLEA joins the academies in continuing to flag the importance of honouring existing research collaboration agreements […]

ALLEA publishes revised edition of The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity

ALLEA publishes revised edition of The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity

ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, published today the revised edition of The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity, a document that serves the European research community as a framework for self-regulation across all scientific and scholarly disciplines and for all research settings. Particularly the revised Code addresses recent and […]

ALLEA Board meets at the Leopoldina and the Union of the German Academies

ALLEA Board meets at the Leopoldina and the Union of the German Academies

The ALLEA Board held its first meeting of 2017 in Berlin on 16-17 March on the kind invitation of the Leopoldina and the Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities. Board members discussed the year ahead for ALLEA, including the release and further implementation of The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity, […]

ALLEA participates in international conference on European non-university research

ALLEA participates in international conference on European non-university research

The international conference “Prague Forum” brought together on 8 March 2017 high level research, university and academy representatives to reflect and discuss how the future of non-university research should be addressed beyond 2020. President Günter Stock represented ALLEA in the event, which was organised by the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) on the occasion of […]

ALLEA Permanent Working Group Intellectual Property Rights sets out its roadmap for 2017

ALLEA Permanent Working Group Intellectual Property Rights sets out its roadmap for 2017

The ALLEA Permanent Working Group Intellectual Property Rights met in Munich at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition on 24 February to plan its roadmap for 2017 and to discuss the most pressing developments relevant for science and research in the field of intellectual property rights, including topics such as Human Embryonic Stem […]