Posts in category ALLEA News

A(LLEA) vision for the future of European research

Experts from academies across Europe release position paper on the next framework programme for European research and innovation Berlin, 12 July 2017 – An expert working group by the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA) released today the position paper Developing a Vision for Framework Programme 9 which evaluates and draws conclusions […]

ALLEA Board meets in Barcelona in preparation of the 2017 General Assembly

ALLEA Board meets in Barcelona in preparation of the 2017 General Assembly

The ALLEA Board came together for their second meeting of the year in Barcelona on 26-27 June on the kind invitation of the Reial Acadèmia de les Arts i les Ciències de Barcelona (RACAB) and the Institut d’Estudis Catalans (IEC).  Among other topics, the participants discussed the preparations for the 2017 General Assembly and the […]

ALLEA statement on attack against President of Academy of Athens

ALLEA statement on attack against President of Academy of Athens

ALLEA condemns the recent attack against the President of the Academy of Athens, Lucas Papademos, who has greatly contributed to science in Greece and Europe. ALLEA stands with the colleagues at the Academy of Athens and wishes Professor Papademos a speedy recovery from his injuries.

ALLEA Framework Programme 9 Working Group meets in Brussels

ALLEA Framework Programme 9 Working Group meets in Brussels

ALLEA’s Framework Programme 9 Working Group (FP9WG) met in Brussels on 8 May to discuss contributions from ALLEA to the development of the EU’s research and innovation Framework Programme 9 starting in 2021, succeeding the current Horizon 2020 programme. The Group had a series of discussions about how aspects of Horizon 2020 could be constructively […]

“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 […]