An adequate research evaluation in the SSH (and beyond) corresponds to the research practices, makes its policy goals explicit, involves all stakeholders, ensures diversity of evaluation practices by respecting research’s local and international embeddedness, uses a broad range of explicit quality criteria adequate for the discipline(s) under evaluation, evaluates each criterion separately, is based on informed peer review combining qualitative judgement and quantitative information, respects interdisciplinarity and does not prioritise some fields over others. See the brief... Read more
Under the EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme Horizon 2020, Societal Challenge 1 (Health, demographic change and wellbeing), the European Commission has published a second call for an Expression of Interest on 19 May 2020. This Second Call for an Expression of Interest includes a topic on the ‘’ SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2C - Behavioural, social and economic impacts of the outbreak response’’, dealing with social and economic impacts of the outbreak response across Europe, non-intended consequences of epidemic-control decisions, mental... Read more
EASSH has joined the World Pandemic Research Network (WPRN) as a partner in order to assess the societal and human impacts of Covid-19. This platform maintains a searchable global directory of research projects, surveys and initiatives about the societal and human impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.
We invite all our members to participate in an international, interdisciplinary initiative to better understand the human and societal impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and help prepare the aftermath.
The pandemic will have massive societal and human consequences.... Read more
EASSH supports the campaign started by the Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) asking Member States to keep their commitment to Horizon Europe as high as proposed by the Parliament despite an overall lower investment in the Multiannual Financial Framework.
We agree with ISE that investing in Education, Research, and Innovation is of utmost importance for the future of Europe. The initial proposal made by the Parliament slightly less than one year ago has been slashed by more than 30%, way beyond the cuts expected upon Brexit. Such a low commitment to Horizon Europe will have a... Read more
EASSH will hold its next general assembly on 15 November 2019. Mr Paquet will open the event. Please register with the link sent with the invitation via email by 15 October 2019.
EASSH signed an open letter to the Presidents Sassoli, Dr. Juncker and Dr. von der Leyen to demand explicitly that the EU commission revises the title for commissioner Gabriel to “Education, Research, Innovation and Youth” reflecting Europe’s dedication to all of these crucial areas. We also call upon the European Parliament to request this change in name before confirming the nominees for commissioner. Please join EASSH and support this letter by signing up as a supporter via ... Read more
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