Posts in category ALLEA News

ALLEA Board Meeting at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities

ALLEA Board Meeting at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities

The ALLEA Board met in Jerusalem on the premises of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities from 3 – 4 December 2014. Further to the reporting session on recent, current, and future ALLEA activities as well as on-going and planned future initiatives and projects by ALLEA´s five working groups, the meeting focused on ALLEA´s […]

ALLEA president takes part in the Euro-CASE Annual Conference

ALLEA president takes part in the Euro-CASE Annual Conference

The Annual Conference on “Evidence-based Policy Advice and Innovation Policy beyond Horizon 2020” of the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering (Euro-CASE) took place on 3 December 2014 in Brussels and was attended by over 200 invited guests. At the conference, the Presidents of ALLEA, EASAC and Euro-CASE, declared their commitment […]

ALLEA invited to the Stakeholder Workshop “Embedding Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in Horizon 2020”

ALLEA invited to the Stakeholder Workshop “Embedding Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in Horizon 2020”

On 27 November 2014 the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation has invited high-level participants to take part in the invitation-only Stakeholder Workshop “Embedding Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in Horizon 2020”. A limited number of eminent experts from international scientific organisations met representatives from the European Commission, particularly from its Directorate-General for Research and […]

Joint Meeting of ALLEA Permanent Working Groups Science & Ethics and Intellectual Property Rights

Joint Meeting of ALLEA Permanent Working Groups Science & Ethics and Intellectual Property Rights

Following an agreement at the ALLEA General Assembly in Oslo in April 2014, the two ALLEA permanent working groups on Science & Ethics and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), held a first-ever joint meeting in Munich on 24 November 2014.  The meeting sought to provide opportunities for closer interactions between the expert groups and to identify […]

Permanent Working Group on Science & Ethics meets at Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona and visits the “la Caixa” foundation’s science museum

Permanent Working Group on Science & Ethics meets at Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona and visits the “la Caixa” foundation’s science museum

The ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Science & Ethics (PWGSE) met in Barcelona on 17 October 2014. On the day prior to the meeting, members of the PWGSE listened to a presentation by la Fundación Bancaria “la Caixa”‘s scientific director about the foundation´s activities in the field of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), followed by […]

ALLEA Board meeting at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia

ALLEA Board meeting at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia

The ALLEA Board met in Sofia on the premises of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) from 16 – 17 September. At its third meeting of 2014, the Board discussed, inter alia, recent, current, and future ALLEA activities as well as on-going and planned future initiatives and projects by ALLEA´s five working groups. The meeting […]

“Europe has forgotten to research Europe itself”: Günter Stock in Radio Interview on Horizon 2020

“Europe has forgotten to research Europe itself”: Günter Stock in Radio Interview on Horizon 2020

In a radio report released on 12 July 2014 by Radio Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB), ALLEA President Günter Stock was interviewed regarding the inclusion of the social sciences and humanities (SSH) in the Horizon 2020 funding programme. In addition to Professor Stock, the report included interviews with German state secretary Georg Schütte (Federal Ministry for Education and […]

Academies issue recommendations on “Mastering Demographic Change in Europe”

Academies issue recommendations on “Mastering Demographic Change in Europe”

ALLEA supports the joint statement “Mastering Demographic Change in Europe” published by 8 European Academies of Science in order to address the policy challenges driven by significant demographic developments currently taking place in Europe. The statement offers research-based recommendations to encourage well-informed European Union policymaking grounded in an understanding of the causes and outcomes of […]

Complete Report Released – Academia-Industry Alliance: Joint Efforts in Science Education

Complete Report Released – Academia-Industry Alliance: Joint Efforts in Science Education

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA)-ALLEA Joint Efforts in Science Education Forum took place on 20 November, 2013. Since the initial release of the summary of the forum discussions, contributions have been added with further reports on the state of science education in numerous European countries. The first part of the report focuses on the forum, […]

ALLEA supports the statement “Protecting health and scientific research in the Data Protection Regulation”

ALLEA supports the statement “Protecting health and scientific research in the Data Protection Regulation”

ALLEA supports the statement “Protecting health and scientific research in the Data Protection Regulation,” prepared by Wellcome Trust, the international charitable foundation dedicated to funding biomedical research and supporting the medical humanities. Drafted in 2012, the Data Protection Regulation would take direct effect in all EU Member States. The European Parliament and Council are currently […]