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02.02.2023

CoARA Up and Running

The Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA) is now up and running since its official launch on 1st December at the Constitutive Assembly meeting of the Coalition after a year for intense drafting and development where Science Europe played a central role in both the Drafting Team and Interim Secretariat.

26>27 Jan. 2023

Communications Workshop

On 26–27 January, the Science Europe Working Group on Communication organised its first Workshop on Science Communication. The aim was to discuss what is at stake in science communication, focus on what needs to be done collectively to improve it, and define what concrete actions to develop. 

22.12.2022

Science Europe Updates December 2022 is out!

As 2022 is drawing to a close, we have prepared an overview of the many and varied activities carried out by Science Europe in the last six months of the year - a perfect reading wherever you may be enjoying the winter break.

21.12.2022

CoARA officially launched!

The Constitutive Assembly of the Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA) took place on 1 December 2022. The official launch brought together the organisations that had signed the Agreement for Reforming Research Assessment by 17 November and confirmed their membership in the coalition.

21.12.2022

10th World Science Forum Discusses Science for Social Justice and Adopts Top Declaration

The 10th World Science Forum (WSF) took place at the International Convention Center in Cape Town, South Africa, 5–9 December 2022. The WSF is a forum that addresses the social, economic relevance, influence and responsibilities of science, and the 2022 edition addressed the issue of “Science for Social Justice”. The event was organised by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), Member of Science Europe that recently re-joint our organisation, in cooperation with UNESCO, the International Science Council (ISC), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC) and the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP).

16.12.2022

Report of the 2022 High Level Workshop on ERA: Research Ethics and Integrity in the Context of Public Engagement

The 2022 High Level Workshop on the ERA dealt with the topic of research ethics and integrity when engaging with various public audiences.

05.12.2022

Science|Business Conference on Talent Retention

Science|Business and Science Europe co-organised a conference on ‘Talent retention: How can Europe tackle the challenges of brain drain and capacity building in EU13 countries?’. This event closed a series of workshops organised by Science Europe on spreading excellence and widening participation in European R&I programmes.

02.12.2022

Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA) launched, Steering Board elected

The Constitutive Assembly of the Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA) took place on 1 December 2022. The Assembly, which brought together the organisations that signed the Agreement for Reforming Research Assessment by 17 November and have confirmed membership in the coalition, officially launched CoARA and decided on the terms of its governance and operations. 

29.11.2022

Briefing Paper on EOSC: Federating Research Infrastructures in Europe for Fair Access to Data

One of the most prominent initiatives in the digital and open transition of research is EOSC. This federation of existing research data infrastructures in Europe aims to create a web of FAIR data and related services for research

24.11.2022

The future is broad

Tackling climate change means ending prejudice against interdisciplinarity, say Guillermo Cisneros Pérez and Louise Drogoul. Sustainability, particularly related to climate change and its impacts, is the single greatest challenge facing our societies. Changing weather patterns are causing heatwaves, storms and droughts that are bringing huge suffering across the world.

16>17 Nov. 2022

Joint Science Europe–NSFC Policy Workshop

Science Europe and the National Natural Science Foundation of China share a goal to promote science as a key enabler for sustainable development. They organised a joint policy workshop to strategically discuss how to address global challenges during a paradigm shift in science.

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