Short Statement on Grand Challenges
In November ise (Initiative for Science in Europe) – of which EERA is a member, has forwarded a short statement on the state of social science and humanities in the Horizon 2020 Draft, to the Commissioner for Science and Innovation.
The content is well known to EERA news readers as it is close to the previous EERA letters to the Commissioner.
<link http: www.initiative-science-europe.org pdf ise_statement_grand_challenges.pdf>www.initiative-science-europe.org/pdf/ISE_statement_Grand_Challenges.pdf
European Research Area Framework
Also in November ise forwarded a response to the Commissioners proposal for the European Research Area Framework (ERA) which is the proposal for a general frame and regulation for research and researchers in EU for the next period of time (2014 – 2020).EERA executives am happy with the content of this and especially with the emphasis on curiosity-drive and bottom-up research and the need for social science and humanities.
Read more: <link http: www.initiative-science-europe.org pdf ise-response-consultation-era-framework-final.pdf>