This ‘Coalition on Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA)’ will be established before the end of 2022 by organisations that have signed the Agreement. This week, at a high level session of the EU R&I Days, the collection of signatures will be officially opened through the launch of the CoARA website.
Support for Ukraine
Science Europe and its Member Organisations again express their solidarity with the people of Ukraine. Many of its Member Organisations haven spoken out and are taking action to support Ukraine and its researchers, as do other organisations in the research and higher education sector. We have created overviews of these statements and actions:
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Science Europe is organising a conference on Open Science. Institutional leaders, researchers at all stages of their careers, and experts from the field are invited to discuss whether Open Science is ready to become the norm in research, and how to ensure an equitable transition.
Together with UKRI, Science Europe is organising the European Regional Meeting of the Global Research Council to provide input to the 2023 GRC Annual Meeting.
The 14th edition of the High Level Workshop on the ERA is hosted by the SNSF and the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation. It focuses on research ethics and integrity in the context of public engagement.
Science Europe, CESAER, ISCN, EUA, UNICA, and the University of Strathclyde are organising a Symposium as side event to COP27 to take stock of the achievements towards its Call to Action on the Net-Zero transition, launched at COP26, and to look at how interdisciplinarity can help.
Aix-Marseille Université, cOAlition S, and Science Europe are pleased to announce that they are participating in a Horizon Europe project called ‘Developing Institutional Open Access Publishing Models to Advance Scholarly Communication’ (DIAMAS).
Science Europe, OPERAS, cOAlition S, and ANR are organising a first conference on Diamond Open Access to discuss operationalisation of the Action Plan for Diamond Open Access and to introduce the DIAMAS project.
Science Europe pays a tribute to the life of Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth II.
There have been many initiatives to combat the distorting effect of research assessment exercises. The latest looks like it might work
This Agreement sets a shared direction for changes in assessment practices for research, researchers, and research performing organisations, with the goal to maximise the quality and impact of research. It includes principles, commitments, and timeframes for reforms and lays out principles for a Coalition of organisations willing to work together in implementing the changes.
Science Europe, the European University Association, and Dr Karen Stroobants, supported by the European Commission, present an agreement on the reform of research assessment, the result of over six months of co-creation with more than 350 organisations from over 40 countries.
Summer is nearly upon us, and we have prepared an overview of the many and varied activities carried out by Science Europe in the first six months of 2022 - a perfect reading list wherever you may be enjoying the summer weeks ahead.
This morning (8 July), Science Europe & the European University Association, with the European Commission, hosted the 3rd stakeholder assembly of the reform of research assessment initiative.
Science Europe’s new values framework sets out ideals to aspire to, says Marc Schiltz.