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Call for Contributions: Open Consultation on Innovative Outputs in the Humanities

The ALLEA Working Group E-Humanities has launched an open consultation concerning draft recommendations on recognising digital scholarly outputs in the humanities. The goal is to gather broad feedback from active humanities researchers and institutions in order to tailor the recommendations to the community’s needs.

Stakeholders Welcome European Efforts Towards Publicly Owned and Not-For-Profit Scholarly Communication

Key representative organisations of the public research and innovation sector have welcomed today’s adoption of the ‘Council conclusions on high-quality, transparent, open, trustworthy, and equitable scholarly publishing’. ALLEA signs a joint response with key players urging EU member states and institutions to continue their efforts towards a high-quality, transparent, open, trustworthy, and equitable scholarly communication ecosystem, through stakeholder engagement, constructive dialogue with the public research and innovation sector, and with evidence-based reforms underpinned by the principles of open science.

The Ukraine-Australian Research Fund Call for Applications is Now Open

The Australian Academy of Science has partnered with the Breakthrough Prize Foundation to deliver a program to support Ukrainian researchers in eligible fields of science who have been impacted by the war with Russia.

TechEthos Publishes Policy Briefs on Enhancing EU Law on Emerging Technologies

TechEthos publishes recommendations on enhancing EU legal frameworks for new technologies that could impact the planet, the digital world, and bodily integrity.

Citizens and Experts Join Forces to Tackle Climate Change

Inside PERITIA's Citizen Fora Serie: Last winter, PERITIA offered a space for individuals from different backgrounds to exchange ideas and deliberate on policy issues related to climate change.

How Do We Decide Which Experts to Trust?

Prof T.Y. Branch, Postdoctoral Fellow at the the Cologne Center for Contemporary Epistemology and the Kantian Tradition (CONCEPT) and member of PERITIA's research team on the "Social Indicators of Trust", discusses how publics use both epistemic and non-epistemic values in their decisions to trust or distrust experts and expertise.

Registration for the Symposium ‘Crises and the Importance of Research’ Is Now Open

Registration for the scientific symposium ‘How Prepared Can We Be?’ is now open. The event will take place in London from 22–23 June 2023 and will bring together international experts to explore the contribution of research to various aspects of crises.

ALLEA and ISC Hold Second Conference on the Ukraine Crisis

ALLEA and ISC invite you to attend the “2nd Conference on the Ukraine Crisis: one year of war in Ukraine, exploring the impact on the science sector and supporting initiatives”. The conference will take place virtually on 20-22 March 2023.

Reforming Research Assessment Key to Greater Gender Equity in Academia?

On International Women's Day, ALLEA Digital Salon speaks to Prof Lara Keuck on how academia can step up its game to address gender inequities in science.

EFDS Programme Announces Second Round Results: Supporting Displaced Scientists in Ukraine and Europe

The European Fund for Displaced Scientists (EFDS) Programme, launched in partnership with the Breakthrough Prize Foundation, has announced the results of its second round of funding.

“We Need Professional Scientific Journalism Back”

Dr Carlo Martini, head of PERITIA's work package on Behavioural Tools for Building Trust, speaks to ALLEA Digital Salon on how people can spot scientific disinformation and the importance of professional scientific journalism during a crisis.

Breakthrough Prize Opens Public Nominations for 2024 Prizes

ALLEA is proud to continue its partnership with the Breakthrough Prize for the upcoming 2024 awards in fundamental physics, life sciences, and mathematics.

Event Report on the ALLEA-RIA Symposium on “International Reflections on STEM Education”

Today, ALLEA published an event report summarising the key take-aways from the recent symposium "International Reflections on STEM Education" which took place in 2022.

Reflections on the ALLEA-GYA-STM webinar on “Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility in Scholarly Peer Review”

On 17 November, ALLEA, the Global Young Academy and STM convened a moderated panel discussion about “Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) in Scholarly Peer Review". The full recording, as well as a short event report, are now available online. 

ALLEA Advocates for EU-Wide Secondary Publication Rights and Better Negotiation of Future “Big Deals”

In its latest statement, the European federation of academies of sciences and humanities (ALLEA) evaluates the undesirable effects of current “big deals” and provides recommendations for research institutions, libraries, and policymakers on how to arrive at a more equitable system for sharing and accessing research publications under the new EU copyright rules.