New Reports on EU Genome Editing Policy for Agriculture Presented

On 22 July 2021 Re-Imagine Europa (RIE), together with ALLEA and EU-SAGE, presented two reports on innovation in agriculture in a virtual event. The publications look into existing narratives concerning the role of genome editing for crop improvement and potential ramifications for European policy.

ALLEA-GYA Event Report on Research Assessment Published

ALLEA and the Global Young Academy (GYA) have published a report covering the key takeaways of their webinar ‘Research Assessments that Promote Scholarly Progress and Reinforce the Contract with Society’. The event brought together science and policy stakeholders to rethink current research assessment models.

Working Group Kick-Started Project on Climate Sustainability in Academic System

The newly established working group is led by the German Young Academy with the aim to develop a proposal for a sustainable transformation of academia that is deliberated, balanced and accounts for all relevant perspectives such as to meet the challenge of a climate sustainable academia without compromising excellence in research.

Future of Science Communication Conference: Moving Forward Research & Practice

How can we connect research and practice in the science communication field? What are the lessons learned on the relationship between science and politics after the Covid-19 pandemic? Over 1000 participants joined two days of digital discussions and workshops to tackle these questions and more at the Future of Science Communication Conference.

“A discipline is like a security blanket for academics. #Interdisciplinarity is inventing your own security blanket.”

Prof. Joyce Tait (@news_rse) shared her views on interdisciplinary research and its role in #academia at the 2021 ALLEA Symposium


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