News & Press Releases

  • European Science Foundation kicks off a new career tracking survey of doctorate holders

    March 29, 2017

    Nine European research performing and funding organisations on board Tuesday 28th March, 2017 – The European Science Foundation (ESF) and its new science services division Science Connect, have launched a new career tracking survey of doctorate holders. The survey has already started, collecting over 1800 responses to date, and it follows a successful… Read more


    March 23, 2017

    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)Mars Analogue for Space Exploration (MASE) ProjectWednesday 29th March 2017 (09:30 – 12:00)CNRS - Centre de Biophysique Moléculaire, Orléans, France.   The CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) will organise a press conference and visit on 29th of March at the Centre de Biophysique… 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 brings world’s leading scientists and researchers together to develop a “Community of Experts”

    January 31, 2017

    The European Science Foundation (ESF) is expanding its resource network of European research expertise and talent to establish the ESF Community of Experts, which already has over 2,000 new members on board. This development reactivates the ESF network of international academics, science policy experts, key decision-makers and stakeholders across the… Read more

  • European Space Sciences Committee (ESSC) welcomes outcomes from ESA Ministerial Council meeting 2017

    January 13, 2017

    While the overall level of subscription to ESA programmes is high and the ExoMars programme is secured, ESSC is concerned at the levels of undersubscription to the Earth Observation and Science in Space Environment programmesThe European Space Sciences Committee (ESSC) - the independent expert committee on space sciences - has welcomed outcomes from the… Read more

  • European Science Foundation launches expert services division – Science Connect

    January 06, 2017

    Strasbourg-based European Science Foundation (ESF) today announced the launch of its new, expert services division, Science Connect, which will be dedicated to providing practical and interdisciplinary support services to the science community and science stakeholders in Europe.  Building on ESF’s extensive network and experience, Science Connect will… 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

  • Consortium partners announced for new European Commission funded SCOPE Project

    November 14, 2016

    The European Science Foundation (ESF), l’École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) have been selected as Consortium partners for the new European Commission-funded SCOPE project. The Grant Agreement has been signed by all partners and the project will be launched in 2017. SCOPE aims to… 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