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Vacancy for a Senior Policy Officer at Science Europe

In order to support its policy activities, Science Europe is recruiting a Senior Policy Officer. The successful candidate will be part of a team that is responsible for supporting collaboration among the Member Organisations, for developing advocacy strategies on key issues for scientific research in Europe, and for advising the Science Europe governance on policy developments. We are looking for policy experts with expertise in areas such as Open Science/Open Access, Research Infrastructures, and other priority areas of the Science Europe Roadmap.

The position is open until filled. Read the full vacancy here

Managing the Independence and Guaranteeing the Excellence of the European Research Council

The success of the European Research Council (ERC) relies on its autonomy and on the impeccable management of its administrative wing, the Executive Agency (ERCEA). Pablo Amor, Director of the ERCEA, has stood as a staunch guarantor for both over the past eight years. Following the news of Mr. Amor’s upcoming early departure as Director, Science Europe reiterates the fundamental need to maintain the ERC’s independence in the future. In order to continue to identify and support word class scientific research, the ERC’s Scientific Council and the ERCEA both require the highest degree of autonomy in their scientific and administrative decision making.

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Supporting the International Alignment of Research Data Management

Research funding organisations, research organisations, and individual researchers have different needs and requirements when it comes to research data management (RDM). Science Europe’s latest publication, the ‘Practical Guide to the International Alignment of Research Data Management’, aims to align these RDM requirements across research funding and research organisations in Europe.

The practical guide has been developed by experts from Science Europe Member Organisations and in consultation with the broader research stakeholder community in order to maximise its usefulness. It presents core requirements for Data Management Plans (DMPs) and criteria for the selection of trustworthy repositories, as well as guidance on how to put these requirements and criteria into practice.

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(19/02/19) Vacancy for a Senior Policy Officer at Science Europe... read more

(0702/19) Science Europe issues a statement on managing the independence and guaranteeing the excellence of the European Research Council... read more

(29/01/19) Science Europe launches guide to support the international alignment of Research Data Management... read more

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The Practical Guide to the International Alignment of Research Data Management (November 2018) presents core requirements for Data Management Plans (DMPs) and criteria for the selection of trustworthy repositories, as well as some guidance on how to put these requirements and criteria into practice... read more