EuroScience invites cities, regions, countries or local, regional or national consortia to submit bids to host ESOF 2020.


ESOF is the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe. The 8th edition of ESOF will take place in Toulouse, France, from 9 till 14 July 2018. The call for proposal of sessions for ESOF 2018 will be open from January to June 2017 and will be available at www.esof.eu. ESOF is largely open to international participation.


The second Science Forum South Africa will be held on 8-9 December 2016, at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria. It will again serve as a large, open, public platform for debating the science and society interface. This forum is inspired from ESOF, as well as the AAAS and Science Agora events.


Altogether over 120 young researchers and journalists from all over the world have received travel grants to participate in ESOF 2016.


The Nature Travel Grantees to attend ESOF 2016 Manchester are sharing their ESOF stories. Read them here!


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”.