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Ukraine’s new mathematics centre gives hope for post-war future
The international centre has already attracted support from top mathematicians and politicians around Europe
On 26–27 January, the Science Europe Working Group on Communication organised its first Workshop on Science Communication. The aim was to discuss what is at stake in science communication, focus on what needs to be done collectively to improve it, and define what concrete actions to develop.
Guessing game: predictions for European research in 2023
The issues the research world will grapple with in 2023
Science Europe Updates December 2022 is out!
As 2022 is drawing to a close, we have prepared an overview of the many and varied activities carried out by Science Europe in the last six months of the year - a perfect reading wherever you may be enjoying the winter break.
Science Europe Public Newsletter: December 2022
The latest updates from Science Europe with news and information on our events, publications, and other activities.
CoARA officially launched!
The Constitutive Assembly of the Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA) took place on 1 December 2022. The official launch brought together the organisations that had signed the Agreement for Reforming Research Assessment by 17 November and confirmed their membership in the coalition.
2023 European Meeting of the Global Research Council
Every year, autumn is the period where participants of the Global Research Council (GRC) meet at regional level to prepare the world-wide discussion that takes place the following spring.
10th World Science Forum Discusses Science for Social Justice and Adopts Top Declaration
The 10th World Science Forum (WSF) took place at the International Convention Center in Cape Town, South Africa, 5–9 December 2022. The WSF is a forum that addresses the social, economic relevance, influence and responsibilities of science, and the 2022 edition addressed the issue of “Science for Social Justice”. The event was organised by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), Member of Science Europe that recently re-joint our organisation, in cooperation with UNESCO, the International Science Council (ISC), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC) and the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP).
Report of the 2022 High Level Workshop on ERA: Research Ethics and Integrity in the Context of Public Engagement
The 2022 High Level Workshop on the ERA dealt with the topic of research ethics and integrity when engaging with various public audiences.
2022 GRC European Regional Meeting
Together with UKRI, Science Europe is organising the European Regional Meeting of the Global Research Council to provide input to the 2023 GRC Annual Meeting.
‘Challenging time ahead’ for assessment reform coalition
The Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment, launched on 1 December, must maintain its initial momentum and expand its global reach, while trying to keep its hundreds of members engaged, said Karen Stroobants.
Campaign ‘Talking Science with High Integrity and Ethics Standards’ in Full Swing
More than 30 initiatives from 14 organisations were shared in the #TalkingScience with High Integrity and Ethics Standards campaign, organised by Science Europe and its Working Group on Communication.
First Workshop on Global Equity in Open Access Publishing
Together with OA2020, the Association of African Universities (AAU), cOAlition S, Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL), the International Science Council (ISC), and UNESCO, Science Europe organised a workshop on ‘Global Equity in Open Access Publishing’.
Science|Business Conference on Talent Retention
Science|Business and Science Europe co-organised a conference on ‘Talent retention: How can Europe tackle the challenges of brain drain and capacity building in EU13 countries?’. This event closed a series of workshops organised by Science Europe on spreading excellence and widening participation in European R&I programmes.
Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA) launched, Steering Board elected
The Constitutive Assembly of the Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA) took place on 1 December 2022. The Assembly, which brought together the organisations that signed the Agreement for Reforming Research Assessment by 17 November and have confirmed membership in the coalition, officially launched CoARA and decided on the terms of its governance and operations.
Science Europe outlines six bottlenecks to a more equal European R&I landscape
New paper prescribes more money for R&I, healthier research culture, more attractive research environments, networking and diversity to tackle brain drain and fragmentation
Briefing Paper on EOSC: Federating Research Infrastructures in Europe for Fair Access to Data
One of the most prominent initiatives in the digital and open transition of research is EOSC. This federation of existing research data infrastructures in Europe aims to create a web of FAIR data and related services for research
The future is broad
Tackling climate change means ending prejudice against interdisciplinarity, say Guillermo Cisneros Pérez and Louise Drogoul. Sustainability, particularly related to climate change and its impacts, is the single greatest challenge facing our societies. Changing weather patterns are causing heatwaves, storms and droughts that are bringing huge suffering across the world.
High Level Workshop on ERA 2022
The 14th edition of the High Level Workshop on the ERA was hosted by the SNSF and the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation. It focused on research ethics and integrity in the context of public engagement.
Joint Science Europe–NSFC Policy Workshop
Science Europe and the National Natural Science Foundation of China share a goal to promote science as a key enabler for sustainable development. They organised a joint policy workshop to strategically discuss how to address global challenges during a paradigm shift in science.