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Rémi Brague to be awarded 2016 All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values

Rémi Brague to be awarded 2016 All European  Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values

To commemorate his extensive scholarly work on religions in Europe and his reflections on European society, the French philosopher Rémi Brague will be the third scholar to be awarded the All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values; a prize initiated by ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities with […]

SAM High Level Group meets in Brussels for the first time

On 29 January the seven leading scientists who make up the European Commission’s new Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) High Level Group met for the first time in Brussels to discuss issues the advisors will tackle in the near future and to decide on the chairmanship of the Group. The meeting was also attended by Carlos […]

Turkish academics: ALLEA supports declaration of International Human Rights Network of Academies

ALLEA fully supports the following declaration of the International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies, as published on 19 January 2016, on the recent developments involving Turkish academics: ‘The International Human Rights  Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (H.R. Network) supports and defends the rights of fellow academics, anywhere in the world, to […]

ALLEA President Guenter Stock visits Academy of Sciences of Moldova

ALLEA President Guenter Stock visits Academy of Sciences of Moldova

Professor Guenter Stock receives honorary doctorate and delivers laureate speech on the role of science in shaping our future. On 19 January 2016, ALLEA President Guenter Stock visited the Academy of Sciences of Moldova on the kind invitation of academy president Academician Gheorghe Duca in Chisinau. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by the academy […]

Final ALLEA Board Meeting of 2015 held at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin

Final ALLEA Board Meeting of 2015 held at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin

At its fourth and last meeting of the year the ALLEA Board came together in Dublin on the kind invitation of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) from December 7-8. At the meeting, the members of the Board discussed current and future activities as well as received an update on the latest developments concerning ALLEA’s involvement in […]

Taking stock: The Integration of Social Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020

ALLEA participates in Meeting between DG Research and Stakeholders in SSH Research On 2 December 2015, ALLEA participated in the second external stakeholder workshop on the Integration of Social Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020. The invitation-only workshop gathered a limited number of eminent experts from European and international scientific organisations active in the fields […]

New ALLEA Statement “On the Status of the Patent System of the European Union” issued by PWG IPR

In June 2011, ALLEA via its Permanent Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) issued a Statement on “The Future Patent System of the European Union” which supported the creation of a European patent with unitary effect and the renewal of the European Commission’s efforts to harmonise employee’s invention laws as well as provide for […]

ALLEA President delivers MacCormick European Lecture in Edinburgh

ALLEA President delivers MacCormick European Lecture in Edinburgh

On 4 November 2015, ALLEA President Günter Stock delivered the annual MacCormick European Lecture at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on the kind invitation of RSE President Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell. In his lecture, Professor Stock reflected upon the role of academies in the age of the Enlightenment, drawing a parallel to today’s contemporary academies […]

Supplementary Statement on Open Access released by ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights

Supplementary Statement on Open Access released by ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights

Recently, the ALLEA permanent working group on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) elaborated a new supplementary statement on the topic on open access. The Working Group has devoted much attention to this topic in the past two years, having published a Statement on Enhancement of Open Access to Scientific Publications in Europe in Europe as well […]

ALLEA participates in second AEMASE Conference in Senegal

ALLEA participates in second AEMASE Conference in Senegal

The second African European Mediterranean Academies for Science Education (AEMASE) Conference (AEMASE) was held in Dakar, Senegal from the 12th to the 13th of October 2015 with the kind hospitality of the Académie des Sciences et Téchniques du Sénégal (ANSTS). ALLEA participated in the Conference via its Working Group on Science Education. AEMASE is an […]