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  • new exec coordinator

    ISE appoints Dr. Monica Dietl as Executive Coordinator The president of the Initiative for Science in Europe, Martin Andler, announced on September 1, 2022, the appointment of Dr. Monica Dietl as its new executive coordinator. She succeeds Dr. Marco Masia, to whom the President is very grateful for his commitment and extraordinary service to the…

  • ukraine war

    ukraine war

    ISE statement on the war in Ukraine ISE condemns the Russian government’s illegal war against Ukraine. We are deeply concerned by the resulting humanitarian crisis and would like to extend our sincere support, sympathy and solidarity to all those whose lives are impacted. The invasion is an assault on the fundamental principles of freedom, democracy…

  • paper-research-assessment

    paper-research-assessment

    Centrality of researchers in reforming research assessment The Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) has published a 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. This report is ISE’s contribution to current discussions that include…

  • covid-young-researchers

    covid-young-researchers

    ISE statement Strasbourg: 24 January 2022 Member States should  take action to support young researchers ISE supports Jean-Pierre Bourguignon’s appeal to the French Presidency of the European Union to organise a conference about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young researchers. In an Opinion initially published in November by the French news agency AEF…

  • 2022-Paris-meeting-fr

    Vers une meilleure implication des communautés de recherche dans le développement du novel EER Sorbonne Université, Paris – 17 Mai 2022 Cliquez ici pour la version anglaise Il s’agit d’une réunion fermée, sur invitation, qui réunira les différentes entités représentatives des communautés de recherche (sociétés savantes, associations de chercheurs, universités, académies), représentant des centaines de…

  • 2022-Paris-meeting-en

    Towards a better involvement of research communities in the development of the new ERA Sorbonne University, Paris – 17 May 2022 Click here for the French Version This is a closed, upon-invitation meeting that will bring together the different entities representing research communities (learned societies, associations of researchers, universities, academies), representing hundreds of thousands of…

  • EGU new member of ISE

    EGU new member of ISE

    The European Geoscience Union (EGU) joins ISE Strasbourg: 9th November 2021   ISE welcomes the European Geoscience Union as a new member. For the last year, ISE and EGU have collaborated closely on many initiatives, in particular within the working group related to researchers’ careers, which has resulted in the publication of a position paper…

  • precarity paper 2021

    precarity paper 2021

    ISE paper on precarity of academic careers The ISE Researchers’ Careers Task Force has been conducting a long reflection on the organisation of academic research in Europe, with a focus on the systemic structural changes that will be necessary for Europe to remain an attractive place to do science, and a competitive economic and scientific…

  • precarity-webinars-2021

    precarity-webinars-2021

    ISE webinar series Academic precarity The ISE Researchers’ Careers Task Force has been conducting a long reflection on the organisation of academic research in Europe, with a focus on the systemic structural changes that will be necessary for Europe to remain an attractive place to do science, and a competitive economic and scientific powerhouse. To…

  • covid-esr

    covid-esr

    Recommendations about supporting EC grantees affected by the COVID-19 crisis Strasbourg, 28 November 2020 Recently, ISE has been in contact with the Cabinet of Commissioner Gabriel to provide recommendations to support grantees of the European Commission who have been affected by the COVID crisis. Our member organisations have worked together to collect as much data…

  • press-release-NGEUresearch

    press-release-NGEUresearch

    press conference Strasbourg: 28 September 2020 PRESS CONFERENCE: impact of COVID-19 and budget cuts on the next generation of EU researchers The new coronavirus outbreak, which led to the global pandemic, has had a negative impact on researchers, the progression of their work, and their careers. Due to lockdowns, many researchers lost full access to…

  • mff-letter

    mff-letter

    Letter to European Leaders Dear Presidents von der Leyen, Michel, and Sassoli, Dear Commissioner Gabriel,    We praise all your efforts to coordinate European response to the COVID-19 crisis. In particular, we consider very highly your swift and strong response based on opening up opportunities for researchers and innovators to contribute with their knowledge and…