News Archive 2013

The Science Europe Roadmap: A Vision for the Future of European Research – Press Release

Today a significant group of European public research organisations present their vision of the road ahead for European research policy. The ‘Science Europe Roadmap’ is the result of extensive discussion and consultation on a wide range of research policy areas between more than 50 research funders and performers from across Europe… read more

The full text of the Science Europe Roadmap.

Open Access: a New Opportunity for the Humanities – Press Release

On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Berlin Open Access Declaration and just ahead of the conference organised for it in Berlin by the Max Planck Society, the Science Europe Humanities Scientific Committee is publishing an Opinion Paper that recognises Open Access as the way forward for Humanities disciplines… read more

The Opinion Paper ‘Open Access Opportunities for the Humanities’ is available.

European and US Research Collaboration and Mobility Patterns: Science Europe and Elsevier Release Comprehensive Study – Press Release

Science Europe and Elsevier today released a new report that for the first time provides a comprehensive view of the European and US research mobility and collaboration landscapes: ‘Comparative Benchmarking of European and US Research Collaboration and Researcher Mobility’… read more

The full report ‘Comparative Benchmarking of European and US Research Collaboration and Researcher Mobility’ is available.

Horizon 2020: Getting the Cost System Right – Press Release

As the ‘Trialogue’ negotiations over the Rules for Participation for Horizon 2020 continue, Science Europe stresses that it is essential that the outcome of the debate is an appropriate funding regime which represents real simplification for participants. There is an urgent need for clarification on the funding model; this includes a clear definition of what constitutes ‘direct’ and ‘indirect’ costs, as well as a ‘full cost’ alternative to flat-rate funding… read more

Science and Personal Data: Reconciling the Protection of Individual Rights to Privacy with the Needs of Scientific Research – Press Release

With the EU institutions currently debating the proposal for an EU Regulation on data protection, Science Europe has just released a Position Statement highlighting the need to reconcile the protection of individual rights to privacy with the safe processing of personal data for scientific research… read more

Full text of Science Europe Position Statement on the Proposed European General Data Protection Regulation

Full text of the Medical Sciences Committee Opinion Paper: The Benefits of Personal Data Processing for Medical Sciences in the Context of Protection of Patient Privacy and Safety

Increasing Access to Science Results: Science Europe Adopts Principles – Press Release

For the first time since the debate on Open Access to scientific publication has taken off, the major European Research Funding and Performing Organisations have agreed on a common set of ‘Principles’ that should guide the transition to Open Access to research publications… read more

Full text of Science Europe Position Statement: Principles on the Transition to Open Access to Research Publications

Science Europe announces the launch of its Scientific Committee for Medical Sciences – Press Release

Science Europe is pleased to announce the launch of its Scientific Committee for Medical Sciences, composed of 13 highly-qualified European academics representing a broad range of disciplines in biomedical research… read more

Full list of the Medical Committee’s Members.

The Essential Role of Social Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020 – Press Release

With the future EU budget for research still under negotiation, Science Europe has released a Position Statement with recommendations on the importance of the appropriate inclusion of social sciences and humanities within Horizon 2020, the dedicated research and innovation programme… read more

Full text of Science Europe Position Statement: Embedding Social Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020 Societal Challenges

News

(17/12/2018) Science Europe reaction to the legislators' latest decisions on Horizon Europe read more

Science Europe wishes you a very happy festive season and looks forward to working with you in 2019... read more

(23/11/18) Stephan Kuster, Secretary General of Science Europe, has been appointed as one of 11 members of the new Executive Board of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).

(12/11/2018) R&I stakeholders call on the EU institutions to seek a balanced approach to data sharing in the PSI Directive... read more

(19/10/18) Science Europe is currently recruiting a new Senior Policy Officer... read more

(12/09/18) Science Europe is disappointed that the European Parliament did not sufficiently improve the far too restrictive proposal for TDM in the new Copyright Directive in today’s plenary vote... read more

(04/09/18) Science without publication paywalls: cOAlition S for the realisation of full and immediate Open Access... read more

(11/07/2018) Research funders making Open Access a reality by 2020...read more

(08/06/2018) Science Europe has published its reaction to the European Commission's Proposal on Horizon Europe…read more

(01/06/2018) Rosa Menéndez (CSIC) was elected as Science Europe Vice-President... Read more

Documents

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