Posts in category ALLEA News

Europe’s Sustainability and Resilience under discussion

Europe’s Sustainability and Resilience under discussion

Near to 400 participants attended the conference “Sustainability and Resilience” in the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest on 4-6 September. The event brought together renowned scientists and scholars to discuss Europe’s heritage, social systems, health, economy, climate, as well as its science and research landscape. The conference was opened by the President of the […]

Antonio Loprieno elected next President of ALLEA

Antonio Loprieno elected next President of ALLEA

ALLEA Member Academies elected in Budapest on 4 September Professor Antonio Loprieno as the next ALLEA President for the term 2018-2021. President-elect Loprieno will assume his position during the next General Assembly at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia in May 2018, following the end of the second term of ALLEA President Günter Stock. […]

ALLEA Board starts preparations for the 2018 Presidency transition

ALLEA Board starts preparations for the 2018 Presidency transition

ALLEA Board Members convened at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest on 3 September 2017 and started preparations for the upcoming transition of the ALLEA Presidency. The ALLEA Board Members met on 3 September 2017 at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. Participants discussed the next steps for ALLEA, including upcoming publications, working […]

“Research involves imagining the future and wrestling with the issues that it throws up”

“Research involves imagining the future and wrestling with the issues that it throws up”

The chair of the ALLEA Working Group Framework  Programme 9 and lead author of ALLEA’s position paper “Developing a Vision for Framework Programme 9”, Professor John Bell, reflects on the EU’s future research and innovation programme after Horizon 2020 and elaborates on ALLEA’s recommendations on the topic. Professor Bell (Fellow of the British Academy) is a […]

SAPEA vacancy: Senior Scientific Policy Officer

SAPEA vacancy: Senior Scientific Policy Officer

SAPEA is advertising a vacancy for a full-time Senior Scientific Policy Officer, located in Brussels, Belgium. Further details can be found below: Senior Scientific Policy Officer (code number 45/2017) Application deadline: September 22, 2017 For the EU-funded project SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) acatech is seeking a full-time Senior Scientific Policy Officer (SSPO). […]

ALLEA publishes “The Role of Music in European Integration”

The second volume of the book series Discourses on Intellectual Europe will be presented at the ALLEA General Assembly in September and at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October Just in time for the 2017 ALLEA General Assembly and the Frankfurt Book Fair, editor Professor Albrecht Riethmüller of the Union of German Academies of Sciences […]

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 […]

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