EASSH expresses deep concerns about the current budget developments regarding Horizon Europe

EASSH members are deeply concerned that Horizon Europe risks developing only partial solutions if the huge imbalance in research funding is not addressed. They consider that the current budget discussion does not recognise the crucial place of the societal dimension across all clusters and does earmark insufficient resources for the Cluster devoted to SSH-driven societal issues.

SCIENCE EUROPE - Humanities Scientific Committee Opinion Paper - September 2014

The Human Factor in the 2014–2015

Work Programme of the Horizon 2020

Societal Challenges 

Science Europe: The Need for 'Diamond Engagement' around Open Access to High Quality Research Output (July 2015)

A new Opinion Paper has been published today by Science Europe’s Scientific Committee for the Social Sciences. The publication, entitled ‘The Need for ‘Diamond Engagement’ around Open Access to High Quality Research Output’, addresses two audiences: scientists, especially those who have been traditionally more resistant to the OA approach, and policy makers.

Analysis of participation of new EU Member States (“EU-13”) in FP7 in the area of Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) (2014)

What are the reasons for lower success rates of proposals from new EU member states (EU-13) in the area of Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in FP7? And what can be done to improve these success rates in Horizon 2020? Net4Society has analysed reasons for the low participation and success rates of EU-13 and produced a report with recommendations on how national policy makers and NCPs can support the better inclusion of researchers from these countries.

Achieving Impact - Socio-economic Sciences & Humanities (SSH) in Horizon 2020. Insights & key findings of the conference (2014)

"Achieving Impact..." was a Net4Society Conference & Information Day that took place on 26-27 February 2014 in Athens, Greece. It addressed questions such as: How can research in social sciences and humanities (SSH) support the Europe 2020 growth strategy? What measurable impact can such research hope to have on European societies? And how should that impact be demonstrated in Horizon 20202 research projects?

Opportunities for researchers in Socio-economic Sciences and the Humanities - Update 2015 (2014)

An overview of funding opportunities with 2015 deadlines for SSH researchers in all parts of the 2014/2015 work programmes of Horizon 2020. Included are various examples of SSH relevant topics in such thematic areas as e.g. Societal Challenge 1 "Health" of Societal Challenge 5 "Climate Action".

ERC funding activities 2007-2013

This report aims to provide an authoritative quantitativeoverview of the European Research Council (ERC) funding activities over the course of the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Union for research,technological development and demonstration activities 2007-2013 (FP7).