ALLEA Member Academies unanimously re-elected Professor Antonio Loprieno as President for the term 2021–2023. Board Members Professor Annette Grüters-Kieslich and Professor Luke Drury were appointed as ALLEA Vice-Presidents. The election and appointments were part of the 2021 General Assembly.
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While disinformation strategies are intoxicating public discourses in many fields, science disinformation is particularly dangerous to democratic governance and society at large. In a new report, ALLEA examines the potential of technical and policy measures to tackle science disinformation and calls for improved European exchange and coordination in this field.
TechEthos is an EU-funded project that seeks to create ethics guidelines to deal with new and emerging technologies with a high socio-economic impact. Eva Buchinger (Austrian Institute of Technology, AIT) is the lead coordinator of the project. In this interview, she presents the key concepts and milestones to be tackled by TechEthos, which started in January 2021 and will run until the end of 2023.
On the occasion of the 2021 ALLEA General Assembly, ALLEA and the Council of Finnish Academies are organising the scientific symposium ‘Across Boundaries in Sciences’ on 5 May. The online event is open to all upon registration and will consist of a full-day of thought-provoking discussions on today’s science boundaries with leading academics, policymakers, and civil society.
ALLEA, together with its member the German Young Academy (Die Junge Akademie), is starting a new project on the climate sustainability of science. The initiative will review the existing knowledge, experiences and data regarding how academia can support the mitigation of greenhouse gases with changes of its working modes, for instance on academic travel-culture.
The EU-funded research project PERITIA is organising the virtual scientific conference ‘Trust in Expertise in a Changing Media Landscape’, to be held on 18-19 March. The registration and programme are available on the event website.
Against all odds, Austrian-born Lise Meitner devoted her life to a career in nuclear physics. Today we look back on the achievements of a brilliant woman who many believe was once robbed of the Nobel Prize.
Today, the UN celebrates women and girls in science. We asked one of the editors of ALLEA’s book “Women in European Academies”, historian Prof. Ute Frevert, to take a closer look on the past and present of women in European academies and science.
ALLEA is proud to announce the Open Call for Proposals for the Future of Science Communication conference, to be held on 24-25 June 2021 in Berlin. The event is organised in cooperation with Wissenschaft im Dialog, the organisation for science communication in Germany.