Monthly archives for December, 2018

Systemic reforms and further consultation needed to make Plan S a success

Systemic reforms and further consultation needed to make Plan S a success

ALLEA welcomes the ambition of the coalition of European research funders to move the scientific publishing system towards open access; however, broader consultation with all parties is required during the implementation phase. Concurrent reforms of the systems for research evaluation and career progression are needed to minimise unintended consequences of Plan S for early career […]

ALLEA paper on the impact of SSH presented at EU Council Presidency Conference

ALLEA paper on the impact of SSH presented at EU Council Presidency Conference

Seeking to shape the next EU science and innovation programme Horizon Europe, ALLEA presented a paper at last week’s Austrian EU Council Presidency conference in Vienna. The document underlines the need for understanding innovation as a factor to transform society, presents new approaches to integrate the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) and calls for a […]

Nominations for 2020 Breakthrough Prize are now open

Nominations for 2020 Breakthrough Prize are now open

The Breakthrough Prize, in partnership with ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, announces the opening of public nominations for the 2020 Breakthrough Prizes in the fields of Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences and Mathematics. The partnership, now in its third year, encourages European nominations for world’s largest science prize. For the third […]