• ESF’s contribution to achieving gender balance

    March 08, 2019

    At the European Science Foundation we have been addressing the gender aspects of research for over ten years, building in particular on the outputs from: Research Careers in European Landscape and HorizonsESF Member Organisation Forums on Developing Research Careers In and Beyond EuropeEuropean Gender Summit 2012 hosted by the ESFPublication of the Code of… Read more

  • PRO-RES project kicked off with first workshop in Brussels

    December 05, 2018

    The PRO-RES project, a European Commission funded project that aims at PROmoting ethics and integrity in non-medical RESearch, just conducted its first workshop in Brussels on 13 November 2018. This workshop was the first of a series of planned events for the whole duration of the project, and was hosted at the European Policy Centre and included several… Read more

  • ESSC member, Prof Hermann J Opgenoorth, awarded the Baron Marcel Nicolet Space Weather Medal 2018

    November 07, 2018

    Prof Hermann J Opgenoorth was awarded the Baron Marcel Nicolet medal 2018 for his efforts in the international coordination of Space Weather. The medal ceremony was held during the 15th European Space Weather Week in Leuven (Belgium) on 5 November 2018. There are three international space weather and space climate medals which are awarded every year to… Read more

  • IUMRS Survey on the Evolution of Scientific Publishing

    October 30, 2018

    It is vital to be well informed prior to making important decisions in relation to the management of the scientific effort. Establishing good base-line data will be important for each research domain.  For this reason, ESF is pleased to assist IUMRS in the promotion of this survey.  The International Union of Materials Research Societies (IUMRS) has… Read more

  • NuPECC - 30 years in service of European Nuclear Physics

    October 25, 2018

    On 12 and 13 October 2018 the European Science Foundation’s Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee (NuPECC) celebrated 30 years of its existence and activities done in the service of the European Nuclear Physics community. The anniversary coincided with NuPEC’s 93rd plenary meeting, which was hosted by the Horia Hulubei National Institute for R&D… Read more

  • ESF signs Memorandum of Understanding with NFEC in Korea to formalize collaboration agreement in the field of Research Infrastructures

    August 24, 2018

    On 23 August 2018 the European Science Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Research Facilities and Equipment Center (NFEC), based at the Korea Basic Science Institute (KBSI), at the ESF headquarters in Strasbourg (France).  With this signature both organisations seal their partnership and strengthen their collaboration in the… Read more

  • What is new with MERIL?

    July 24, 2018

    The MERIL team has been quite active in the last two months, travelling around Europe to present the project and to foster further discussions with the RI community and stakeholders. Interoperability workshop in Athens On 25 and 26 June 2018 the MERIL team organised a workshop hosted by EKT in Athens (Greece) to discuss interoperability challenges and… Read more

  • VI World Materials Summit Report Released

    May 17, 2018

    ESF President Martin Hynes is pleased to have contributed to the design and execution of the World Materials Summit and especially the Young Researchers Forum held in Strasbourg in November 2017. The event was well attended and feedback from the younger researchers participating was especially positive. Click here to access more information about this… Read more

  • SciTech Europa interviews ESF's Chief Executive on Europe's changing R&D&I landscape

    February 14, 2018

    Dr Jean Claude Worms, Chief Executive of the European Science Foundation (ESF) spoke to SciTech Europa Quarterly about the changing R&D&I landscape in Europe today, from funding to the European Research Area (ERA), and how the ESF continues to play a role in fostering innovative advances. To access the full version of the article, please visit: www.scitech… 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