Position Papers

Horizon 2020: Struggling with Interdisciplinarity. The 3rd SSH Integration Monitor Report Reveals the Truth about Top Down Interdisciplinarity (June 2018)

If we take the integration of Social Sciences and Humanities as the best effort to foster interdisciplinarity in Horizon 2020, the third EC monitoring report demonstrates that largely the programme is struggling with the implementation of the interdisciplinarity approach.  Read our analysis in the latest position paper.

All FP9 Global Challenges must be more equally resourced

EASSH calls for equity in investment in research and innovation across all the challenges of the 9th Framework Programme and for the ‘cluster’ on human-social dimensions to be recognised as of equal importance to the investments in technological solutions. In this paper, we suggest that the real driver of research costs is scientific methods, which are no longer specific to a given set of disciplines and scientific enquiries. See EASSH analysis.


EASSH calls for increased EU budget for research and innovation with ISE and EuroScience

Alongside EuroScience and the Initiative for Science in Europe, EASSH is pleased to add it's voice to...

EASSH Session at ESOF: The Politics of Science

A superb panel of speakers are hosted by EASSH at ESOF. The session focus on "The politics of science: funding social sciences & humanities around the world?" and the...

EASSH joins 13 associations in a statement on Horizon Europe

In the wake of the European Commission’s release of its outline for the Ninth Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (Horizon Europe), EASSH and other 13 European associations...