News and Press Releases

  • ESF to support French University of Bordeaux IdEx research application assessment process 

    February 14, 2018

    The Strasbourg-based European Science Foundation (ESF) has recently been awarded a contract following a call for tender with the French University of Bordeaux “IdEx – Initiative d’Excellence”, in order to evaluate post-doctoral and Junior Chair applications. The European Science Foundation (ESF) has supported the University of Bordeaux – IdEx since 2016,... Read more

  • European Science Foundation archives now available for consultation 

    February 07, 2018

    The European Science Foundation (ESF) and the Historical Archives of the European Union (HAEU) are pleased to announce that the historical archives of the ESF are now available for consultation by researchers and the interested public at the HAEU in Florence.The ESF archival collection covers the period since its establishment in 1974 until 2005 and was... Read more

  • ESF to support the French "Grand Est" Region’s research investment policy 

    January 26, 2018

    26 January 2018 - The Strasbourg-based European Science Foundation (ESF) has recently been awarded a multi-year framework contract following a call for tender with the French Grand Est Region, to evaluate research grants applications funded through the region’s proactive policy to support excellent regional research. The European Science Foundation (ESF)... Read more

  • GoJelly project officially kicks off! 

    January 22, 2018

    ESF representatives participated in the first project meeting on Madeira together with over 40 experts to discuss the first steps to develop sustainable Jellyfish products 22 January 2018 - While the number of fish in our oceans continues to decrease, changing environmental conditions seem to favour jellyfish. They occur more often in large blooms. So far,... Read more

  • Euroscience-ESF partnership 

    January 15, 2018

    The Strasbourg-based European Science Foundation (ESF) and Euroscience associations have announced today the launch of a partnership whereby each entity has become member in the other organisation in order to reinforce their collaboration and engage into future joint projects. On 28 November 2017 Euroscience became a full member of the European Science... Read more

  • ESF-Science Connect publishes outcomes of its career tracking survey of doctorate holders 

    December 06, 2017

    Doctorate holders find intellectually satisfying jobs in academia, industry or government, but those in academia are least happy with job security ESF-Science Connect has just published the report with the findings of its 2017 Career Tracking Survey of doctorate holders. The survey, focusing on doctoral graduates of the years 2010 to 2016, was launched in... Read more

  • NuPECC-ESF launches the 5th European long-range plan for nuclear physics 

    November 27, 2017

    The ESF’s Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee (NuPECC) has launched today its fifth Long-Range Plan (LRP 2017) for nuclear physics in Europe. This was marked formally at an event in the Brussels-based University Foundation. The event was attended by leading figures from the worlds of research, academia and European institutions. NuPECC, the... Read more

  • Jellyfish: Disgusting? Useful! 

    October 12, 2017

    ESF participates in European research project on the use of jellyfish blooms as solutions for producing new products Global climate change and the human impact on marine ecosystems result in decreasing the number of fish in the ocean. Since overfishing decreases the numbers of jellyfish competitors, their blooms are in rise. They are regarded as annoying... Read more

  • ESF meets with Nanyang Technological University in Singapore 

    August 11, 2017

    On 8 August 2017, the Chief Executive of the European Science Foundation (ESF), Dr Jean-Claude Worms, met with Professor Bertil Andersson, President of the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, and with Professor Lam Khin Yong, Chief of Staff and Vice-President for Research, and other senior staff members. Read more

  • MERIL-2 Project launch introduces BETA version 

    June 20, 2017

    A European Commission-funded project to revive and improve the MERIL (Mapping of the European Research Infrastructure Landscape) database and portal is underway, with a new portal being previewed today at an event in Rome, Italy. The MERIL-2 project builds on the previous phases of MERIL that were initiated in 2010, with a view to building an up-to-date... Read more