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ALLEA co-signs letter by European Science Organisations

ALLEA co-signs letter by European Science Organisations

ALLEA co-signs open letter by European science organisations calling on European Institutions and national governments in Europe to protect the freedom and autonomy of science. The letter is in response to some of the first actions of the newly inaugurated US President Donald J. Trump, which show a blatant disregard for the universal values and principles […]

FP9 Working Group holds its kick-off meeting in Brussels

FP9 Working Group holds its kick-off meeting in Brussels

The newly formed ALLEA Framework Programme 9 Working Group held its kick-off meeting on 9 February in Brussels to plan and discuss the roadmap for their future actions. The Group aims at developing an ALLEA perspective for the future of EU research and innovation following the conclusion of the Horizon 2020 programme. ALLEA President, Prof. […]

ALLEA contributes to ENERI workshop on research integrity and research ethics

ALLEA contributes to ENERI workshop on research integrity and research ethics

ALLEA participated on 13 January 2017 in Berlin in the second workshop of the European Network of Research Ethics and Research Integrity (ENERI) as part of its efforts to promote research ethics and research integrity in the European Research Area. This new project, funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, brings together key players […]

New ALLEA Working Group to provide input to post-Horizon 2020

New ALLEA Working Group to provide input to post-Horizon 2020

A new ALLEA Working Group called “Framework Programme 9” will develop suggestions for the successor EU Framework for Research and Innovation that will come into force after the conclusion of Horizon 2020. The Group will engage with Academies, relevant EU institutions and stakeholders to ensure that the interests of the scientific community are taken into […]

European academy networks launch Horizon 2020-funded SAPEA project

European academy networks launch Horizon 2020-funded SAPEA project

On 13 December 2016, Presidents of the five European academy networks that make up the SAPEA project consortium joined the Director-General for Research and Innovation, Dr Robert-Jan Smits, for the official launch of SAPEA in Brussels. More than 100 academies across Europe will contribute to the European Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM), which provides independent, transdisciplinary […]

Final ALLEA Board Meeting of 2016 held at Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Belgrade

Final ALLEA Board Meeting of 2016 held at Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Belgrade

At its fourth and last meeting of 2016, the ALLEA Board came together in Belgrade from 1-2 December, on the kind invitation of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA). The ALLEA meeting was held simultaneously to the international symposium “National Academies of Sciences and Arts in the 21st Century”, organised by the Serbian […]

PWGSE meeting in Oslo and Stakeholder Workshop in Brussels

PWGSE meeting in Oslo and Stakeholder Workshop in Brussels

In their second meeting of 2016, the ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Science & Ethics met on the kind invitation of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters at their academy building in Oslo on 30/31 October. Former ALLEA Board Member and General Secretary of the academy, Professor Øivind Andersen welcomed the group and introduced […]

ALLEA congratulates Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina on its 65th anniversary

ALLEA congratulates Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina on its 65th anniversary

Vice President Daniela Jezova represented ALLEA at the Academy’s commemorative ceremony that took place under the auspices of the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ALLEA Vice President Daniela Jezova spoke in Sarajevo on 28 October during the official ceremony organised to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Academy of Sciences and Arts […]

Science Academy Istanbul’s Statement on Academics Dismissed from Public Service

On 3 October 2016 Bilim Akademisi (The Science Academy, Turkey) Executive Board issued a statement on academics dismissed from public service following the attempted coup d’état in Turkey last July. To access the statement please visit the academy’s website here

Georgian National Academy of Sciences hosts ALLEA Board in Tbilisi

Georgian National Academy of Sciences hosts ALLEA Board in Tbilisi

The Georgian National Academy of Sciences kindly invited the ALLEA Board to hold their Board Meeting in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, where the attending members paid special attention to ongoing ALLEA activities and discussed future activities for the academies. The President of the academy, Academician Giorgi Kvesitadze welcomed the ALLEA Board on the first day […]