24 06, 2019

Science Advice needed for Climate Change Mitigation – the Discussion Event 13.6.2019 in Helsinki

(From the left: Robin Fears, Michael Norton, Tanja Suni, Elias Hurmekoski, Eva-Mari Aro, Thierry Courvoisier. Photo by Sebastian Trzaska)

“Climate change poses major risks to health in the EU via both direct effects, e.g. due to […]

15 04, 2019

World’s science academies in Korea: CoFA elected to the executive committee of the IAP for Health

The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) held its triennial General Assembly in Songdo, Korea, on 11 April 2019. The meeting, hosted by the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST), brought together over 100 representatives of science […]

10 04, 2019

EASAC report: Decarbonisation of Transport

The EASAC report reviews options for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from European transport. It argues for stronger policies to bridge the gap between the GHG emission reductions that will be delivered by current policies […]

25 01, 2019

ALLEA provides recommendations for building trust in science

ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, has published the discussion paper “Trust in Science and Changing Landscapes of Communication”. The paper examines how the increasing use of social media and other […]

30 10, 2018

Peter Lindfors awarded with the Eric and Sheila Samson Prize

Senior Vice President of Technology at Neste, Dr. Lars Peter Lindfors and his team have been awarded with the Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation. This is […]

18 10, 2018

Professor Hanna-Leena Pesonen nominated to EASAC Energy Steerin Panel

Professor Hanna-Leena Pesonen, Dean of Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics has been nominated to EASAC Energy Steerin Panel.

Pesonen’s areas of expertise include corporate environmental strategies and marketing, material flow management, and environmental management […]

27 09, 2018

Policy-makers cannot afford to ignore soil sustainability

Soils play a key role in climate regulation, nutritious diets, agricultural livelihoods, and biodiversity.But soils have dropped down the EU policy agenda, despite their importance for society and nature. There are many opportunities for policy […]

24 09, 2018

Krista Varantola elected as ALLEA Vice President

The ALLEA Board elected Professor Hubert Bocken (Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts), Professor Graham Caie (Royal Society of Edinburgh) and Professor Krista Varantola (Council of Finnish Academies) as the new […]

12 09, 2018

International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies announces the release of its resource guide

In recognition of the unique and important role national academies play in promoting human rights, the International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (H.R. Network) is pleased to announce the release of its […]

23 08, 2018

 ALLEA Statement on the inappropriate political infringement on academic curricula in Hungary 

ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, is alarmed by the Hungarian government’s recent, recurring and unfounded intervention in the curricula of private and public universities, severely compromising academic freedom and autonomy […]