14-05-2019

In a farewell article in Research Europe, former EuroScience Secretary General Peter TIndemans, argues that it is good news that the European Parliament and European Council have reached a partial agreement on the contours of Horizon Europe, the next EU R&D programme.

11-04-2019

EuroScience welcomes very much that these important umbrella organisations of institutions in the world of science speak up for the necessity to guarantee freedom and autonomy with a particular but not exclusive reference to recent events around the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

09-04-2019

The European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanities EASSH just published a position paper that comments on the 4th Monitoring Report published by the European Commission on the integration of social sciences and humanities in Horizon 2020.

25-03-2019

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.

11-02-2019

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.

07-02-2019

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.

21-01-2019

In the current context of vibrant and lively debate on the future of scientific publishing, the EuroScience Governing Board has decided to launch a consultation of our membership on the essential issues surrounding the agenda on open access publishing of research.

EuroScience strongly endorses the principles laid down in Plan S for rapid achievement of effective Open Access publication of publicly funded research. They are a good basis for the consultation that is now open and EuroScience intends to actively respond to it.

04-05-2018

“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.

11-12-2017

EuroScience calls together with ALLEA, HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area, an initiative of National Funding Agencies), and several other organisations for a major role for social sciences and humanities in the missions that most likely will be a cornerstone for FP9.