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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.

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).

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. 

12.10.2022

Science Europe calls for an immediate end to the violent repression of protests in Iran

Science Europe firmly condemns the violent response to the demonstrations, the violation of human rights, and the restriction of academic freedom. It calls for the immediate end to the crackdown and to the deployment of security forces in universities, to the release of detained protestors, and to an impartial investigation into the death of Mahsa Amini. Science Europe stands behind women in Iran, supports the ongoing demonstrations, and expresses its solidarity with all victims of the repression.

07.10.2022

Congratulations to the 2022 Nobel Prizes laureates

The Nobel Prizes were announced this week. Every October, six prizes are awarded to reward an individual's or organisation's significant contribution in a specific field. Prizes are given for medicine, physics, chemistry, economic science, literature and peace work. Science Europe warmly felicitates all the laureates. 

04.10.2022

Science Europe Second Workshop on Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation in European Programmes

What can countries do to reduce the R&I disparities in Europe? How can national and European funding be used in a complementary way to widen participation in European programmes? What national measures have been developed to boost brain circulation? On 27 September Science Europe members met to address these important questions and exchange on successful initiatives. 

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