Comments on ‘Science 2.0’ – Response to the European Commission Consultation on ‘Science in Transition’

It may be tempting to treat Science 2.0 as a political programme for a new kind of science; however, it is not. Science 2.0 practices are developed bottom-up within research communities in answer to diverse needs in varied scientific communities with different scientific practices and cultural backgrounds. Policy makers should ask how they can support these developments by removing obstacles to the creativity of researchers and by providing targeted support, backed by evidence of their contribution to excellence… read more

News

(Tallinn, 12 October 2017) The Tallinn Call for Action is released today by the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU. It repeats the recommendation from Science Europe’s July 2017 Position Statement ‘On A New Vision for More Meaningful Research Impact Assessment’. Read more

(26/09/17) European R&I community urgently calls to revise the TDM exception in the copyright reform... read more

(07/09/17) New Symposium Report on impact and the societal value of science... read more

(07/09/17) International coalition joins together to halt potentially harmful copyright reform... read more

(04/09/2017) New Workshop Report on cross-border collaboration and portfolio management of Research Infrastructures...read more

(11/07/17) Let's talk about the value of research, not just its impact... read more

Documents

Discover the new Position Statement on a New Vision for More Meaningful Research Impact Assessment... read more