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  • Scientific Community marks the establishment of Science Connect 

    April 18, 2017

    The establishment of the new expert services division of the European Science Foundation, Science Connect, was marked formally at an event in Strasbourg City Hall, France, on 3 April 2017.  The event was attended by senior figures from the worlds of science, research, academia and public life, including European and international guests. With 43 years’... Read more

  • ESF joins 40 science groups on an Open Letter to EU 

    February 10, 2017

    The European Science Foundation President and Chief Executive have signed the Open Letter sent by 40 European Science Organizations to the European Commission and European governments, requesting them to work with their counterparts in the US administration to maintain a global science system based on the principles and values that underpin scientific... Read more

  • ESF coordinated research received 2016 international award 

    December 22, 2016

    Re-Becoming Universities? Higher Education Institutions in Networked Knowledge Societies (Springer Press, 2016), a book co-edited by David M. Hoffman and Jussi Välimaa, was selected for the 2016 Council for International Higher Education (of the US-based Association for the Study of Higher Education - ASHE) award recognising a highly significant outcome in... Read more

  • E-MRS 2017 Spring Meeting - Call for Papers 

    December 09, 2016

    EMRS returns to Strasbourg with Spring meeting 2017. The 2017 E-MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit will be held in the Convention Centre of Strasbourg (France) from May 22 to 26, 2017. The conference will consist of 26 parallel symposia with invited speakers, oral and poster presentations and a plenary session to provide an international forum for discussing... Read more

  • Innovative Public Engagement Conference to be held in Brussels, 16-17 November 2016 

    September 29, 2016

    ESF President Martin Hynes, member of the external Scientific Advisory Board for the PE2020 project, will make a presentation to a joint policy conference on best public engagement and sustainable innovation practices that will be held in Brussels on 16-17 November, 2016. The conference identifies common European priorities on how to stimulate societal... Read more

  • ESF expresses solidarity with EPSO 

    July 21, 2016

    The European Science Foundation expresses its solidarity with the European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO)’s letter, sent  to the President of the European Parliament on 1 July 2016, requesting that action be taken to address the personal safety threats against independent scientists in Europe.    EPSO’s letter is available at the following link: www.ep... Read more

  • Seminar on “Heritage of the European Science Foundation” 

    March 15, 2016

    HAEU, Florence, 11-12 April 2016 In 40 years of existence, the European Science Foundation (ESF) has accumulated a very significant body of documents representing a resource for several purposes including the science and management of research. ESF has recently transitioned into a services-based institution, strengthening science through peer review,... Read more