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Revised Plan S principles and implementation guidelines published

Revised Plan S principles and implementation guidelines published

Plan S, the initiative to transition the scientific publishing system towards open access, was updated and postponed for a year. Its initiators, the cOAlition S, an international consortium of research funding organisations, have published a revision of its principles and implementation guidelines, taking onboard the feedback received by ALLEA and other stakeholder organisations. The update […]

Call for Applications: ALLEA is currently seeking a Student Assistant

Call for Applications: ALLEA is currently seeking a Student Assistant

ALLEA is the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities. ALLEA speaks out on behalf of its more than 50 members from over 40 countries in Europe and seeks to promote science as a global public good. The ALLEA Secretariat, based in the building of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) in […]

Connecting Science and Society – 25th Anniversary of ALLEA

Connecting Science and Society – 25th Anniversary of ALLEA

What role do European academies play in building bridges between the production of knowledge and its diffusion to society? How can they contribute to anchoring the values of the Enlightenment upon which scientific progress is based? ALLEA celebrated its 25th anniversary addressing those key questions through a two-day commemorative and scientific programme hosted by the […]

Call for contributions: Open Consultation on FAIR data in the Humanities

Call for contributions: Open Consultation on FAIR data in the Humanities

Working with data in the humanities? Consider contributing to the ALLEA e-Humanities draft recommendations.   At the General Assembly on 8th May 2019, the ALLEA E-Humanities Working Group launched on open consultation on draft recommendations for humanities researchers working with data. The goal is to gather broad feedback from active humanities researchers and tailor the […]

Mariana Mazzucato receives the 2019 Madame de Staël Prize

Mariana Mazzucato receives the 2019 Madame de Staël Prize

Mariana Mazzucato, Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at the University College London (UCL), honoured with the 2019 All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values in Bern Economist Mariana Mazzucato was awarded the 2019 All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values in Bern yesterday to honour […]

ALLEA 25th Anniversary: Livestream available

ALLEA 25th Anniversary: Livestream available

ALLEA and the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences will provide a livestream for the events taking place on the occasion of the ALLEA 25th Anniversary on 8-9 May 2019 in Bern. The events that will be available via livestream include the jubilee speeches and the Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values award ceremony […]

ALLEA experts discuss new editorial series ‘Europa’ in Rome

ALLEA experts discuss new editorial series ‘Europa’ in Rome

A new book series of the ‘Europa’ editorial delves into the legal, political, scientific, cultural and social dimensions of the European utopia and its future. ALLEA, jointly with its Member Academies, contributed to the discussion of the first three volumes in a conference that complements the series ‘Europe on Test’ During a conference hosted by […]

ALLEA, EUA and Science Europe publish joint statement on academic freedom and institutional autonomy

ALLEA, EUA and Science Europe publish joint statement on academic freedom and institutional autonomy

ALLEA, EUA and Science Europe call to protect academic freedom and safeguard institutional autonomy by providing and honouring sound regulatory frameworks ALLEA, the European University Association (EUA) and Science Europe issued a joint statement today on the urgent need to back commitments to academic freedom and university autonomy with solid actions. The three partners, representing […]

Economist Mariana Mazzucato, Winner of the 2019 Madame de Staël Prize

Economist Mariana Mazzucato, Winner of the 2019 Madame de Staël Prize

The jury praised her novel thinking, challenging conventional wisdom in the understanding of the role of the state in public policy and innovation. The prize worth €20,000, with the support of Compagnia di San Paolo, is awarded annually by ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, to eminent scholars and intellectuals whose […]

ALLEA submits feedback to Plan S

ALLEA submits feedback to Plan S

 ALLEA has submitted feedback to the implementation guidance of Plan S put forth by cOAlition S in late 2018. Feedback on the implementation guidance has now closed. In order to promote a discussion of the likely impacts of Plan S and to help shape the future of open access, ALLEA has submitted its feedback to the ‘Guidance on […]