Yearly archives for 2017

50th Anniversary of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts

50th Anniversary of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts

ALLEA Vice President Daniela Jezova participated in the 50th Anniversary of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts and congratulated the academy in a festive ceremony at the Macedonian Opera and Ballet.   On 9 October 2017 the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MASA) celebrated its great jubilee with a full-day scientific and festive […]

African and European Academies join forces to improve science teaching in schools

African and European Academies join forces to improve science teaching in schools

The third AEMASE conference held at the Académie des sciences in Paris on 3-4 October 2017, supported by ALLEA, brought together experts, educators and policy-makers from 30 countries across both continents to elaborate strategies and actions for the improvement of science education in Africa, the Mediterranean region and Europe. ALLEA, via its Working Group Science […]

ENERI lays foundation for European training platform for research integrity

ENERI lays foundation for European training platform for research integrity

On 28/29 September 2017 the ENERI (European Network of Research Ethics and Research Integrity) project hosted their first stakeholder workshop on Research Ethics and Research Integrity in Athens. The aim of the workshop was to bring together practitioners in Research Ethics and Research Integrity (RE/RI) from across Europe to discuss existing infrastructures and challenges in […]

ALLEA Prize used to set up “Fund Lenaerts-Grimonprez” for a stronger EU dimension at school

ALLEA Prize used to set up “Fund Lenaerts-Grimonprez” for a stronger EU dimension at school

Koen Lenaerts, Professor of the University of Leuven and President of the Court of Justice of the European Union, was awarded the 2017 ALLEA Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values in Budapest at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences on 4 September 2017 On 4 September 2017, Koen Lenaerts was awarded the 2017 All European Academies Madame […]

Europe’s Sustainability and Resilience under discussion

Europe’s Sustainability and Resilience under discussion

Near to 400 participants attended the conference “Sustainability and Resilience” in the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest on 4-6 September. The event brought together renowned scientists and scholars to discuss Europe’s heritage, social systems, health, economy, climate, as well as its science and research landscape. The conference was opened by the President of the […]

Antonio Loprieno elected next President of ALLEA

Antonio Loprieno elected next President of ALLEA

ALLEA Member Academies elected in Budapest on 4 September Professor Antonio Loprieno as the next ALLEA President for the term 2018-2021. President-elect Loprieno will assume his position during the next General Assembly at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia in May 2018, following the end of the second term of ALLEA President Günter Stock. […]

ALLEA Board starts preparations for the 2018 Presidency transition

ALLEA Board starts preparations for the 2018 Presidency transition

ALLEA Board Members convened at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest on 3 September 2017 and started preparations for the upcoming transition of the ALLEA Presidency. The ALLEA Board Members met on 3 September 2017 at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. Participants discussed the next steps for ALLEA, including upcoming publications, working […]

“Research involves imagining the future and wrestling with the issues that it throws up”

“Research involves imagining the future and wrestling with the issues that it throws up”

The chair of the ALLEA Working Group Framework  Programme 9 and lead author of ALLEA’s position paper “Developing a Vision for Framework Programme 9”, Professor John Bell, reflects on the EU’s future research and innovation programme after Horizon 2020 and elaborates on ALLEA’s recommendations on the topic. Professor Bell (Fellow of the British Academy) is a […]

SAPEA vacancy: Senior Scientific Policy Officer

SAPEA vacancy: Senior Scientific Policy Officer

SAPEA is advertising a vacancy for a full-time Senior Scientific Policy Officer, located in Brussels, Belgium. Further details can be found below: Senior Scientific Policy Officer (code number 45/2017) Application deadline: September 22, 2017 For the EU-funded project SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) acatech is seeking a full-time Senior Scientific Policy Officer (SSPO). […]

ALLEA publishes “The Role of Music in European Integration”

The second volume of the book series Discourses on Intellectual Europe will be presented at the ALLEA General Assembly in September and at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October Just in time for the 2017 ALLEA General Assembly and the Frankfurt Book Fair, editor Professor Albrecht Riethmüller of the Union of German Academies of Sciences […]