Posts in category ALLEA News

ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Science & Ethics met in Berlin to revise of European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity

On 10 June 2016, a subgroup of the ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Science and Ethics met in the premises of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Berlin to discuss the revision of the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. The meeting was joined by representatives from the Ethics and Research Integrity […]

ALLEA holds its 17th General Assembly at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna | 18/19 April 2016

ALLEA holds its 17th General Assembly at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna | 18/19 April 2016

The President of Austria, Heinz Fischer, opened the scientific symposium on the freedom of scientific research Madame de Staël Prize awarded to Rémi Brague by Commissioner Johannes Hahn The President of Austria, Heinz Fischer, opened the 17th ALLEA General Assembly and welcomed the participants of the scientific symposium “The Freedom of Scientific Research in the […]

Presidents of the European Academy Networks meet EU Commissioner Carlos Moedas and the High Level Group of Scientific Advisors

Presidents of the European Academy Networks meet EU Commissioner Carlos Moedas and the High Level Group of Scientific Advisors

On 17 March, the Presidents of the five European Academy Networks came together in Brussels to meet with Carlos Moedas, the EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, and with the High Level Group of Scientific Advisors (HLG). The European Commission’s new Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) includes a prominent role for European academies. The Commission […]

ALLEA Permanent Working Group Science & Ethics met in Stockholm

ALLEA Permanent Working Group Science & Ethics met in Stockholm

The ALLEA permanent Working Group on Science & Ethics held its first meeting in 2016 in the exquisite premises of the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities on 18 and 19 February. Following a dinner with academy Vice-President Professor Anders Andrén, the group had a busy schedule for the second day of the […]

Report from first ALLEA Board meeting in Bucharest

Report from first ALLEA Board meeting in Bucharest

For the first Board Meeting of 2016, the member of the ALLEA Board convened, on the kind invitation of the Romanian Academy, in Bucharest on 29 February and 1 March. With the ALLEA General Assembly approaching fast, the Board received updates on the current status of preparations. Additionally, the Board was informed about the latest […]

Rémi Brague to be awarded 2016 All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values

Rémi Brague to be awarded 2016 All European  Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values

To commemorate his extensive scholarly work on religions in Europe and his reflections on European society, the French philosopher Rémi Brague will be the third scholar to be awarded the All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values; a prize initiated by ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities with […]

SAM High Level Group meets in Brussels for the first time

On 29 January the seven leading scientists who make up the European Commission’s new Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) High Level Group met for the first time in Brussels to discuss issues the advisors will tackle in the near future and to decide on the chairmanship of the Group. The meeting was also attended by Carlos […]

Turkish academics: ALLEA supports declaration of International Human Rights Network of Academies

ALLEA fully supports the following declaration of the International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies, as published on 19 January 2016, on the recent developments involving Turkish academics: ‘The International Human Rights  Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (H.R. Network) supports and defends the rights of fellow academics, anywhere in the world, to […]

ALLEA President Guenter Stock visits Academy of Sciences of Moldova

ALLEA President Guenter Stock visits Academy of Sciences of Moldova

Professor Guenter Stock receives honorary doctorate and delivers laureate speech on the role of science in shaping our future. On 19 January 2016, ALLEA President Guenter Stock visited the Academy of Sciences of Moldova on the kind invitation of academy president Academician Gheorghe Duca in Chisinau. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by the academy […]

Final ALLEA Board Meeting of 2015 held at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin

Final ALLEA Board Meeting of 2015 held at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin

At its fourth and last meeting of the year the ALLEA Board came together in Dublin on the kind invitation of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) from December 7-8. At the meeting, the members of the Board discussed current and future activities as well as received an update on the latest developments concerning ALLEA’s involvement in […]