EASSH partners with the World Pandemic Research Network to assess the societal and human impacts of Covid-19

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

ISE launches a petition for more investment in Horizon Europe

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 General Assembly - 15 November 2019

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 signs petition addressing the need to keep Research and Education in the Commissioner's title

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

The Humanities lead the discussion on Open Access for books - EASSH-OPERAS workshop

 EASSH and OPERAS have joined forces for an important roundtable on "A Plan S for Academic Books". Please read the short report which will set the scene for a larger workshop in Brussels in 2019-2020. 

Seize our Common Future: Joint Call for an Ambitious Horizon Europe Budget

Sign for our joint campaign here

EASSH has joined efforts again with more than a dozen European organisations to call for an ambitious Horizon Europe budget that would invest in excellent, cross-border research and innovation (R&I). This investment is essential to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and to build a prosperous future for European society. 

The 15 associations call on the EU Institutions and national policy makers to strengthen R&I investment at European level. They urge... Read more