Papers

  • 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 facilitate a constructive…

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  • 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 about the consequences on careers and mental health of young…

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  • PRESS CONFERENCE: impact of COVID-19 and budget cuts on the next generation of EU researchers

    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 their research…

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  • 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 ingenuity to support Europe in…

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  • ISE statement on ERC President resignation

    Strasbourg: 8 April 2020 The President of the European Research Council (ERC), Mauro Ferrari, announced his resignation on April 7, three months after starting in his new position. The ERC Scientific Council has made a clear statement on 8 April about the reasons that led to their unanimous vote of no-confidence in Mauro Ferrari on…

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