Papers

  • 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 governments, research organizations, learned societies, funders, publishers…

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  • 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 info (LINK),…

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  • 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 milliers de chercheurs et des millions d’étudiants. L’objectif est de présenter des propositions ambitieuses,…

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  • 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 researchers and millions of students. The aim is to present ambitious, realistic and effective…

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  • 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 [LINK]…

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  • ISE paper on Precarity of academic careers

    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…

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