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18>19 Oct. 2022

Science Europe Open Science Conference 2022

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.

01.07.2022

Science Europe 2021 Annual Report

For Science Europe, 2021 was a very important year: the association celebrated its 10th year of existence. Founded in 2011, it has grown into a respected and influential voice in the European research policy debate. Moreover, we published a new Strategy Plan for 2021–2026, which maps our collective objectives and sets a specific yet flexible action framework over the next five years.

10.06.2022

Reaction to the Council Conclusions on Research Assessment and the Implementation of Open Science Policies

The Council Conclusions are an important step in recognising the relevance of Open Science and reforming research assessment, which are two essential elements of the cultural shift that are necessary to put research quality and openness are the cornerstones of positive research cultures.

06.05.2022

First Diamond Open Access Community Webinar

Together with cOAlition S, OPERAS, and ANR, Science Europe organised the first webinar for the organisations and individuals who endorsed the 'Action Plan for Diamond Open Access'. Since its launch, it has been endorsed by over 80 organisations and more than 50 individuals.

07.04.2022

Interview with Thierry Damerval

Thierry Damerval is the President and CEO of the French National Research Agency (ANR), as well as a Member of the Science Europe Governing Board. Secretary Lidia Borrell-Damián spoke with him on 15 March in relation to the French Presidency of the Council of the EU in the first half of the year.

02.03.2022

Action Plan for Diamond Open Access

Science Europe, cOAlition S, OPERAS, and the French National Research Agency (ANR) present an Action Plan to further develop and expand a sustainable, community-driven Diamond OA scholarly communication ecosystem.

02>02 Feb. 2022

Diamond Open Access

Science Europe, cOAlition S, OPERAS, and ANR organised a workshop to discuss best practices, develop the central elements of ‘Diamond’ Open Access, and adopt an Action Plan to be presented at the Open Science European Conference on 4–5 February 2022.

17.06.2021

Science Europe Strategy Plan 2021-2026

The Science Europe Strategy Plan comes at a crucial time for European Research an Innovation (R&I) and includes an updated vision, mission, values, and set of strategic priorities for the association. It supports its Member Organisation in their mission to create world-class scientific knowledge, delivering more benefit for our societies.

17.06.2021

Multi-annual Action Plan 2021-2026

This Multi-annual Action Plan proposes a series of framework actions to guide the implementation of the Science Europe Strategy Plan 2021–2026 in line with the association's updated vision, mission, values, and strategic priorities.

10.06.2021

Q&A: Aligning Research Data Management Across Europe

On 27 January 2021, Science Europe presented the second, extended version of its Practical Guide to the International Alignment of Research Data Management during a webinar with more than 260 participants.
As it was unfortunately not possible to address all questions participants asked during the launch event, this document presents the answers to the questions asked to both Science Europe and the webinar speakers.

02>02 Jun. 2021

Webinar Jointly towards Sustainable Research Data

The interoperability and sustainability of research data are an indispensable element of the shift towards an Open Science system. At this event, Science Europe presented strategic guidance for research performers, funders, and data infrastructures to help ensure long-term preservation and accessibility of research data.

02.06.2021

Practical Guide to Sustainable Research Data

This Practical Guide provides guidance to ensure the long-term preservation and accessibility of research data. Three complementary maturity matrices provide funders, performers, and data infrastructures with a way to create a common understanding of the approaches needed.

31.05.2021

New Science Europe Working Group on Open Science

The Science Europe General Assembly adopted the creation of a new working group on Open Science (WG OS) to develop a comprehensive approach towards the topic. WG OS will provide a platform to bring together the Open Science aspects embedded in all activities of Science Europe. It will also broaden the scope of our work in the area, to fulfill the objectives described in the new Science Europe Strategy and Multi-annual Action Plan.

26.05.2021

2020 Annual Report

The year 2020 saw a global pandemic attest to the value of science. In the race for COVID-19 treatments and vaccines, Science Europe’s Member Organisations were at the forefront of the global response and our association became more relevant and important than ever.

25.05.2021

Joint Statement on Empowering Researchers in Open Access

Released in partnership with CESAER and the European University Association (EUA) this joint statement outlines how all publishers must fully respect researchers’ rights by providing clarity and transparency on Open Access.

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