The European Polar Board Secretariat is moving

ESF would like to inform you that the European Polar Board secretariat will be moving to the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO),...

ESF Science Policy Briefing wins award for promoting public understanding of the social dimensions of science

The European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) has awarded the ESF Policy Briefing ‘Science in Society: Caring for our...

SRG-MED visit neuroscientist Professor May-Britt Moser, 2014 Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine.

The SRG-MED and ESF staff members had the privilege to be hosted by Professor May-Britt Moser in Trondheim on 17 October 2014 and to be guided by her...

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Neuroscience and Society Network (NSN) Symposium

Organised by King’s Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (KISS-DTC), with support from the ESF, the symposium 'Towards...

ECRP INTEREURO project concluding workshop

The INTEREURO team is pleased to announce the concluding event of the larger INTEREURO-project...

European Social Survey Round 8 Questionnaire Module Call

The call for proposals from multi-national teams - to design modules for the European Social Survey (ESS) Round 8 questionnaire - has now opened. ESS...

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Press Releases

Launch of a NuPECC-ESF report

The report was presented in Brussels today at an event held under the auspices of the Italian EU Presidency, gathering over sixty experts in the...

Tracing our ancestors at the bottom of the sea

New European Marine Board report recommends exploration of sea-submerged settlements abandoned by our ancestors.

Metallurgy Europe programme recommended by European Science Foundation’s MatSEEC committee selected as new EUREKA Cluster

Metallurgy Europe, a 7-year, 1bn€ program in the field of metals research and manufacturing, has recently been selected as a new Eureka Cluster and...

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Upcoming Conferences

ESF-EMBO Symposium

Bacterial Networks (bacnet15)
Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain, 9.5 - 14.5 2015. (closing date: 8. February 2015)

ESF-EMBO Symposium

Be There Or Die? The Role Of The Microenvironment In B Cell Behaviour In Health And Disease
Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain, 16.5 - 21.5 2015. (closing date: 15. February 2015)

ESF-EMBO Symposium

Symbiomes: Systems Biology of Host-Microbiome Interactions
Polonia Castle Pultusk, Poland, 5.6 - 10.6 2015. (closing date: 8. March 2015)

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Recent Developments

ESF was recently commissioned by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) in Portugal to set up review panels and implement the first stage of the 2013 Research Units evaluation. The independent evaluation delivered by ESF, its panel members and expert peer reviewers was performed in line with the highest international standards. Further details.

ESF MatSEEC Success Story

Metallurgy Europe program recommended by European Science Foundation’s MatSEEC committee has been selected as a new EUREKA Cluster. [Read the full story]