An interim report of our Taskforce is available here.
With Ciencia Viva and the CNRS, ISE organised the 4th Gago Conference: “Europe supporting young researchers in times of uncertainty”
ISE report identifying 18 policy options for stakeholders to improve the ways in which research and researchers are evaluated and rewarded, and to enable a transition to Open Science.
ISE statement about the war in Ukraine and links to initiatives taken by member organisations against the war and in support of Ukraine.
ISE has written a statement to urge Member States, in occasion of the gathering of research ministers in Paris, to take immediate action to support young researchers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
ISE has expressed the concern of research communities for the omission of R&I from the topics of the Conference on the Future of Europe.
ISE has finalised a position paper on three aspects of HE: widening participation, the R&I cycle in pillar 2, and interdisciplinarity.
ISE held a 2-day stakeholder workshop to discuss the implementation of mechanisms to incentivise and reward the adoption of Open Science practices.
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ISE published a statement about the urgent problem of academic precarity and organizes a series of webinars on the topic.
ISE hosted a press conference about the impact of COVID-19 and budget cuts on the next generation of European Researchers. [READ MORE]
ISE wrote to the president of the EU Parliament and to the ITRE group with recommendations about amending the EU Council proposal for the MFF. Particular emphasis was about supporting fundamental research in Pillar I of Horizon Europe. [READ MORE]
In this statement, ISE acknowledged the effort made by the European Commission to shape the new budget, but criticised the proposal to fall short of being ambitious enough for the challenges ahead.
ISE wrote to the presidents of the EU Commission, EU Parliament, and EU Council, and to the Commissioner for Research and Innovation, to highlight the challenges ahead for an equitable distribution of research capacity, and an efficient balance across all fields of research and all Countries. All but the President of the EU Commission replied to ISE confirming their willingness to take into account our recommendations. [READ THE LETTER]