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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. […]

President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso awards All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values to Italian Professor of Cultural History

President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso awards All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values to Italian Professor of Cultural History

At the award ceremony in the premises of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts in Brussels on 9 April 2014 José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, honoured the laureate´s exceptional scholarly work on European cultural values and European identity. The prize is initiated by ALLEA, the European Federation […]

15th ALLEA General Assembly in Oslo, Norway, on 24/25 April 2014

15th ALLEA General Assembly in Oslo, Norway, on 24/25 April 2014

The 15th General Assembly of the European federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, ALLEA (ALL European Academies), will take place on the premises of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters in Oslo on 24 and 25 April 2014. The annual meeting of ALLEA is traditionally preceded by a scientific symposium which this year […]

President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso awards first All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values to Italian Professor of Cultural History Luisa Passerini

President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso awards first All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values to Italian Professor of Cultural History Luisa Passerini

In honour of her exceptional scholarly work on European cultural values and European identity, Luisa Passerini will be the first scholar to be awarded the All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values by the President of the European Commission; a prize initiated by ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and […]

ALLEA Presidency endorses appeal of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

ALLEA Presidency endorses appeal of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

The ALLEA member from Ukraine, the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU), on 4 March 2014 issued an “Appeal of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine to Scientists, All Citizens of Ukraine and the Russian Federation”. The Presidency of ALLEA today has distributed the appeal to all member academies stating full endorsement of […]

„Music and European Integration” – ALLEA co-hosts international workshop in Berlin

„Music and European Integration” – ALLEA co-hosts international workshop in Berlin

On 11 and 12 March 2014 a group of international musicologists will address the topic “Music and European Integration” in a two-day workshop in the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Initiated and organized by the collaborative research center on Aesthetic Experience and the Dissolution of Artistic Limits at the Free University of Berlin, […]

Policy for science activities towards the European authorities

Policy for science activities towards the European authorities

With the release of the Horizon 2020 draft work programmes for 2014/15, ALLEA reiterated its position as regards the opportunities for interdisciplinary research throughout the programme as well as concerning the integration of Social Sciences and Humanities experts in the Horizon 2020 advisory groups in order to guarantee substantial involvement of SSH approaches at every […]

Academia-Industry Alliance: Joint Efforts in Science Education – Royal Irish Academy and ALLEA Worling Group Science Education convene open session in Dublin

Academia-Industry Alliance: Joint Efforts in Science Education – Royal Irish Academy and ALLEA Worling Group Science Education convene open session in Dublin

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA)-ALLEA Joint Efforts in Science Education Forum took place on 20 November, 2013. The forum brought together industry and education partners to discuss existing and identify future potential collaborative efforts to enhance maths, science and technology education and student experiences in Ireland, with reference to existing and emerging European initiatives in […]

ALLEA features presentations at “Salon Sophie Charlotte” in the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

ALLEA features presentations at “Salon Sophie Charlotte” in the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

On 18 January 2014 the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities opened its doors for the Academy´s annual event highlight “Salon Sophie Charlotte” which attracted around 2000 guests. This year, under the Salon´s general heading “Europe – a place for the future” ALLEA for the first time presented its own programme with two presentations discussing […]