Posts in category ALLEA News

Ethical Aspects of Open Access Workshop: A Windy Road

Ethical Aspects of Open Access Workshop: A Windy Road

The ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Science & Ethics organised the workshop Ethical Aspects of Open Access: A Windy Road on 1 February 2018, hosted by the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts in Brussels. For anyone involved in academia, Open Access has become a topic hard to miss. The European […]

Nominations for 2019 Breakthrough Prize are open

Nominations for 2019 Breakthrough Prize are open

Breakthrough Prize in Partnership with European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA) Announces the Opening of Public Nominations for  2019 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences and Mathematics. The partnership, now in second year, encourages European nominations for world’s largest science prize For a second year, the Breakthrough Prize and the European Federation […]

European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity translated into Dutch, French, Hungarian, Spanish

European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity translated into Dutch, French, Hungarian, Spanish

ALLEA released today the translations to Dutch, French, Hungarian and Spanish of The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity, which was published originally in English on 24 March 2017.                 The document serves the European research community as a framework for self-regulation across all scientific and scholarly […]

Job offer: ALLEA is currently seeking a Student Assistant

Job offer: ALLEA is currently seeking a Student Assistant

ALLEA is currently seeking a Student Assistant who will join the team of the ALLEA secretariat in Berlin as soon as possible with a weekly workload of 19.5 hours, preferably for 3 days per week, with an hourly total remuneration of 11.00€. Tasks and responsibilities: Membership database management incl. regular update of respective mailing lists […]

Support for the Joint Statement for FP9 “Living Together: Missions for Shaping the Future”

Support for the Joint Statement for FP9 “Living Together: Missions for Shaping the Future”

Organisations representing the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in Europe have published 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, […]

Ethical Aspects of Open Access Workshop on 1 February 2018

Ethical Aspects of Open Access Workshop on 1 February 2018

The ALLEA Permanent Working Group Science and Ethics organised 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. Please find the presentations of the day below: Full Day Presentation Roger Pfister – Open Data in Science: […]

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 […]

ALLEA publishes statement on “The Text and Data Mining Exception”

ALLEA publishes statement on “The Text and Data Mining Exception”

The ALLEA Permanent Working Group Intellectual Property Rights calls for a broader exception for Text and Data Mining in the proposed Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market ALLEA calls, in a statement published on 15 November 2017, for a broader exception for Text and Data Mining (TDM) in the proposed Directive on copyright […]