Mr Matthias Girod has been appointed by the EuroScience Governing Board to succeed Dr Peter Tindemans as EuroScience Secretary General. Mr Girod will officially join the EuroScience office in Strasbourg on 2 May 2019.
On Wednesday 20 March, the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of the European Union reached a partial political agreement on the new European Framework Programme on Research and Innovation, called Horizon Europe, for the period 2021-2027.
EuroScience is extremely concerned about the recent request of the government of Hungary to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) that would result in a transfer of control of the research institutes of the MTA to the Ministry of Innovation and Technology.
EuroScience has as the leading pan-European interdisciplinary grassroots organisation of researchers and science professionals consulted its members on the implementation of Plan S. The GB of EuroScience has validated the resulting response.
EuroScience proudly announces its new Executive Committee whose members were appointed by the Governing Board during its meeting on November 24 and 25 in Stockholm at the Karolinska Institutet.
The European Young Researchers Award ceremony was held on 12 July on the occasion of the 8th edition of ESOF2018 hosted by Toulouse. Organisation of the EYRA 2018 prize dedicated to Post docs was slightly different than we were used to see in the past years.
“Missions” will be introduced as a central new tool in the architecture of FP9, though many think they already exist in prior Framework Programmes. They can provide a new perspective but it is quite an exaggeration to say that “most technologies have emerged from missions”: curiosity-driven research led to many. Several issues need more elaboration.
EuroScience is proud to announce that Dr. Ismail Serageldin is the recipient of the 2018 Rammal Award for his many scientific contributions in economic development and sustainable agriculture for food security in the developing countries as well as for his tireless campaigning for mutual understanding, tolerance, learning and understanding between peoples, religions and nations.
EuroScience is proud to announce that Dr. Zehra Sayers is the recipient of the 2017 Rammal Award for her own scientific contributions and especially wonderful contributions to build the science programme of SESAME.
The Strasbourg-based European Science Foundation (ESF) and Euroscience associations announced today the launch of a partnership to reinforce their collaboration and engage into future joint projects.