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Six leading science organisations from across the world have identified three important principles for continuing and optimising public investment in science and engineering. These principles were presented to Carlos Moedas at ESOF 2016 in Manchester, UK.


On the occasion of ESOF 2016 in Manchester, Elsevier will convene this session at which Sense about Science will present an infographic and ask representatives from the European Parliament, the European Commission, media and the scientific community, what are the priorities and are we creating an environment that is conducive to Citizen Science.


In an Open Letter to Turkish President Erdogan, EuroScience expresses great concerns about the threats to the openness, independence and autonomy of the scientific and educational endeavour in Turkey.


The 2015 and 2016 Rammal Medals have been awarded to Professors Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine and Professor Valérie Delague, respectively. The awards ceremony will be held at ESOF in Manchester on 25 July 2016.


France will host the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) in 2018 and Toulouse becomes the European City of Science. Supported by the Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research, the Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées works in partnership with the Région Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée, Toulouse Métropole and the Toulouse Chamber of Commerce and Industry to create a unique and memorable event around the motto “Sharing Science: Towards New Horizons”.


The official ESOF 2016 app is now available to download on all mobile and desktop devices. The dedicated conference app allows you to interact with the programme well before you arrive in Manchester, with search functionality across sessions and speakers – you will also shortly be able to explore all 150+ session abstracts in full.


At ESOF 2016 EuroScience will host a panel discussion to explore RI through three concrete questions which have arisen recently and that may have a direct impact on scientists and their research. The session will be held on Tuesday 26 July 2016 from 11.25 – 12.40 in the EuroScience Room.


At ESOF 2016, the EuroScience Science Policy Working Group will host a panel discussion on improving public research funding mechanisms for scientist. The session will be held in the EuroScience Room on Wednesday July 27 from 14.15 – 15.30.


Only two weeks left before ESOF 2016 kicks off in Manchester on July 24! With over 125 main programme sessions covering nine scientific strands to which almost 700 speakers are expected to contribute, ESOF 2016 promises to be an exciting event. ESOF 2016 kicks-off on Sunday 24 July with nine sessions from the Careers programme.