The third joint symposium of the“Science and Urgent Problems of Society”and the GeoRisk Commission of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics was held in Munich during ESOF 2006.


On 16th July 2006 a session on achieving Open Access by self-archiving was held at the EuroScience Open Forum in Munich. Helene Bosc (INRA), as convenor, introduced the topic and the speakers.


The goal of the Science Publishing workgroup is to help find answers to some of the questions raised by the evolution of scientific communication by internet and which are confronted by scientists.


The workgroup “Public Awareness of Science” met in Freiburg on 8 July 2000 to discuss future activities. As important points they named: gathering information about funds and help EuroScience to be more visible.


The Rammal Award laureates from 1993 to 1997 were: Miguel Virasoro (1993), Celal Sengor (1994), Habib Bouchriha and Faouzia Charfi (1995), Manuel Velarde (1996), Lotfia El Nadi (1997).