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Stephan Kuster is the new Secretary General of Science Europe

Stephan Kuster is the new Secretary General of Science Europe. The Governing Board of Science Europe appointed him at their 6 February meeting, following a competitive recruitment process. The appointment is for a period of six years.

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Science Europe and NWO launch initiative for aligning research data management policies

Science Europe and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) have launched an initiative for the voluntary international alignment of research data management policies. They presented the initiative on 30 January in Brussels, at the co-hosted event ‘Open Science and Sharing Research Data: Towards European Guidelines on RDM Procedures’.

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Science Europe Launches Framework for Discipline-specific Research Data Management

Research organisations and funders increasingly require researchers to create data management plans for their work and their proposals. Although researchers acknowledge the importance of good data management, creating such plans can be a time-consuming administrative affair. As there is no common standard format for these plans, they can be equally difficult to compare and evaluate for research organisations and funders. The Science Europe Working Group on Research Data has therefore developed a framework for the creation of domain-specific data management protocols.

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Response to ‘LAB-FAB-APP: Investing in the European Future we want’ published

Science Europe has published its response to the 3 July 2017 report ‘LAB–FAB–APP: Investing in the European Future we want’, by the High Level Group on maximising the impact of EU Research and Innovation programmes, chaired by Pascal Lamy. This response follows several consultations with the High Level Group over the course of 2017.

In its response, Science Europe provides its opinion on the 11 recommendations in the report for the 9th Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9), and proposes additional or alternative recommendations on how the future of European research should take shape.

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EU Competitiveness Council Fails to Fully Recognise the Societal Value of Research

Science Europe supports some of the conclusions adopted today by the EU Competitiveness Council, but is disappointed by the lack of ambition in others. The conclusions reflect the Council position on the preparation of the ninth Framework Programme (FP) for Research and Development.

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(07/02/18) Stephan Kuster is the new Secretary General of Science Europe… Read more

(02/02/2018) Science Europe and NWO have launched an initiative to align RDM policies across Europe… Read more

(18/01/18) Science Europe has launched a framework for discipline-specific research data management... read more

(21/12/17) Science Europe has published its response to the 'LAB–FAB–APP' report… read more

(01/12/17) Science Europe responds to the conclusions adopted today by the EU Competitiveness Council… read more

Documents

(21/03/18) Science Europe has published an Open Letter on the long-term sustainability of research infrastructures… read more