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Call for Nominations: Scientific Committee of the World Data System

Thursday, 17 October 2019

The World Data System (WDS) Scientific Committee has three vacancies for the period 2018–2021.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Delivering Horizon Europe

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

ALLEA statement to the European Commission calling for a strong and well-resourced framework programme guided by principles of excellence, fairness and openness.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Research Infrastructures Blog 2: The Case for National Research Data Centres

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

In the second of the series, Jerry Horgan, TSSG Infrastructure Manager, WIT, discusses the case for national research data centres.

Policy and International Relations, Policy Working Groups, Research Infrastructures, Research Infrastructures in Ireland Blog

The 2020 Antonio Feltrinelli Prizes

Monday, 7 October 2019

A call has been issued by Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei in Rome, Italy for the 2020 Antonio Feltrinelli Prizes.

Policy and International Relations, Grants and Awards

Opportunities and challenges for research and innovation in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Thursday, 3 October 2019

On the 6th of September, the Royal Society and the Royal Irish Academy co-hosted a roundtable focusing on the opportunities and challenges for research and innovation across the island of Ireland. The meeting note...

Policy and International Relations, Policy Working Groups

‘Truth, Trust and Expertise’ briefing

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

The Academy recently held a Breakfast Briefing to discuss ALLEA's latest work in this area.

Policy and International Relations

Research Infrastructures in Ireland: Blog Post 1

Monday, 16 September 2019

In the first of the series, Dr Niamh NicGhabhann, University of Limerick, offers an ambitious roadmap for future PhD education in Ireland.

Policy and International Relations, Policy Working Groups, Research Infrastructures, Research Infrastructures in Ireland Blog

Serious mismatches continue between science and policy in forest bioenergy

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

The international peer-reviewed journal "Global Change Biology - Bioenergy" has just published a paper authored by 15 of EASAC’s Environmental Experts on the serious mismatches between science and policy on forest...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

New Working Group: “Harnessing the world’s academies to combat predatory academic journals and conferences”

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) have issued a call for working group nominations to a planned IAP study, “Harnessing the world’s academies to combat predatory academic journals and conferences.”

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Policy, Expertise and Trust in Action

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

A new €3 million Horizon 2020 project will be co-ordinated by Professor Maria Baghramian MRIA

Policy and International Relations

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