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Extreme Geohazards: Reducing the Disaster Risk and Increasing Resilience

Extreme hazards – rare, high-impact events – pose a serious and underestimated threat to humanity. The extremes of the broad ensemble of natural and...

The journal Carbon publishes a special issue devoted to the EuroGRAPHENE programme of the European Science Foundation, with input from the Graphene Flagship.

By Dr Francis Sedgemore *. Science publishing house Elsevier has just published a special issue of the...

Review of MEPAG Report on Planetary Protection for Mars Special Regions

The ad hoc Committee for the Review of the Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group (MEPAG) Report on Planetary Protection for Mars Special Regions...

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Calls

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

Extreme Geohazards: Reducing the Disaster Risk and Increasing Resilience

Extreme hazards – rare, high-impact events – pose a serious and underestimated threat to humanity. The extremes of the broad ensemble of natural and...

Forward Look Report on Quantum Biology Presented in Brussels

The scientific community represented by about forty researchers and officials from research funding organisations gathered in Brussels on 23 January...

Discussion Paper "The Future of Security Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities"

Security, the security of society and of individuals, is at the centre of concerns of contemporary society. In recent years it has, however, become...

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Upcoming Conferences

ESF-EMBO Symposium

Symbiomes: Systems Biology of Host-Microbiome Interactions
Polonia Castle Pultusk, Poland, 5.6 - 10.6 2015. (closing date: 27. May 2015)

ESF-EMBO Symposium

Thiol-Based Redox Switches In Life Sciences
Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain, 12.9 - 17.9 2015. (closing date: 14. June 2015)

ESF-EMBO Symposium

Interaction Between the Immune System and Nanomaterials: Safety and Medical Exploitation
Polonia Castle Pultusk, Poland, 4.10 - 9.10 2015. (closing date: 7. July 2015)

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Recent Developments

After 40 years of success in stimulating European research through its networking and coordination activities, ESF is undergoing a major change of focus. It is changing to concentrate on activities designed to support and sustain the funding and conduct of scientific research across Europe. This is a natural evolution of its traditional role, since the aim remains to promote scientific development...

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]