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5. March 2012

Exploring the future of Green Open Access

European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes to open European conference presenting the findings of a collaboration between publishers, repositories, funders and researchers on Green Open Access. [more]


22. February 2012

E2C: Shaping the European Energy Agenda

For the second time, the European Energy Conference provides a unique platform for discussion on the latest energy developments. The event will take place in Maastricht, on 17th-20th April 2012, with the aim of shaping the future role of energy in Europe. Registration is now open. [more]


20. February 2012

HERA Joint Research Programme "Cultural Encounters" Call for Proposals open

New €18.5 million HERA Joint Research Programme “Cultural Encounters” Call for Proposals is now open Deadline for submission of Outline Proposals: Friday 4 May, 14:00 Central European Time/13:00 Greenwich Mean Time. The HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area) Network is pleased to... [more]


15. February 2012

Europe Needs a "RESCUE" Revolution

Resolving the world’s major challenges whether climate change, environmental pollution, urbanisation, our ageing population or resource scarcity requires a sweeping shift in our approach to sustainability research and education, a group of leading scientists told European policy makers today during... [more]


13. February 2012

ESF and EMBO come to Pultusk Castle: where the past meets the future

In 2011, ESF and EMBO jointly agreed on moving the ESF-EMBO Symposia on “Molecular Biology at the interface with other disciplines” to Poland, making them more accessible to Eastern European participants. The upcoming Symposia will then be held at the Pultusk Castle, a charming venue which offers... [more]


9. February 2012

New ESF report available: “Asian Studies in the Humanities: Visions for the Future”

The recently published ESF report is the outcome of the second Humanities Spring meeting of 2009 “Young researchers Forum: New perspectives for Asian Studies in the Humanities” which was organised under the leadership of the Standing Committee for the Humanities (HUM (formerly SCH)) at the International... [more]


7. February 2012

European Social Survey Round 7

ESS Round 7 Call For Question Module Design Teams Now Open [more]


6. February 2012

Career Tracking - a Tool for Building Quality in Research

Luxembourg is the host on 9 and 10 February 2012 of an international workshop on tracking of researchers’ career, organised jointly by the Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR) and the European Science Foundation (ESF) at the Chamber of Commerce. [more]


3. February 2012

2020 Signatures for a gender sensitive Horizon 2020

As a follow up to the First European Gender Summit, a new Manifesto aims to overcome the gender inequalities that still compromise research and innovation excellence. [more]


1. February 2012

ESF Research Networking Programmes are under threat but scientists speak in their defense.

Nature has recently published in mid-December 2011 a correspondence by Peter Dederichs, Psi-k Research Networking Programme and Jülich Research Centre, Germany, voicing the concern of the science community of seeing one "of the most successful activities of the venerated European Science... [more]