Position Papers

EASSH welcomes the ITRE Committee's observations on SSH research

The ITRE Committee's draft report on the “The Assessment of Horizon 2020 Implementation in View of its Interim Evaluation and the Framework Programme 9 proposal” (2016/2147(INI))" has recognised that SSH research is fundamental for addressing many of the most pressing societal challenges of today, and which should feature in the planning for the 9th Framework Programme.The European Alliance for SSH welcomes the publication of the latest report of the ITRE Committee on the assessment of Horizon 2020 and a proposal for Framework Programme 9. See EASSH paper Focus on ITRE Committee's report  

EASSH Response to the EC Second Report on the Integration of SSH in H2020

The European Alliance for SSH has compared the first two reports that the European Commission published analysing the integration of SSH in the the Leadership Programme and in the Societal Challenge. EASSH has also elaborated new data to compare the results. The results show that the integration of SSH is even worse in 2015 than the disappointing results of 2014. This paper has been endorsed by the Academia Europaea and the Coimbra Group. Read our response here

EASSH position paper on the Ad interim review of Horizon 2020 to the High Level Experts Group

The European Alliance of SSH has submitted its position paper on the evaluation of Horizon 2020. The paper is the result of a vast consultation across EASSH members and several other organisations that support EASSH aims and mission on having a voice for SSH in science policy debate. Also the paper has been endorsed by the Academia Europaea. This position paper represents researchers across several disciplines beyond SSH and the voice of those who believe that SSH research has a fundamental contribution to our scientific knowledge. Please read the paper here.

EASSH launch at SSH Bratislava Conference, 15 November 2016

Today the European Alliance of SSH presented its mission to a wider community of researchers. EASSH shows how it is committed to support the role of SSH research in H2020 and how is engaging with the European institutions to the design of the new Framework Programme for funding. The Future of Knowledge, EASSH latest position paper also endorsed by Academia Europaea was presented to the launch. Read the paper here.

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