2. April 2014

New Forward Look report available "Media in Europe: New Questions for Research and Policy"

A new report from the European Science Foundation, ‘Media in Europe: New Questions for Research and Policy’, examines the field of media studies and proposes an agenda for research for the next decade. [more]

20. February 2014

European Social Survey Round 8 Questionnaire Module Call

The call for proposals from multi-national teams - to design modules for the European Social Survey (ESS) Round 8 questionnaire - has now opened. ESS Round 8 will go into the field in September 2016. [more]

5. February 2014

ERIH - European Research Index for the Humanities announcement

The European Science Foundation (ESF) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD) to transfer the maintenance and operations of the European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH) to NSD.  [more]

25. September 2013

SCIENCE IN SOCIETY: Caring for our Futures in Turbulent Times

New Science Policy Briefing from the European Science Foundation assesses the future issues of science in society in Europe. [more]

3. May 2013

The role of humanities and social sciences in Horizon 2020

Horizon2020 projects talks to Dr. Nina Kancewicz-Hoffman, senior science officer in humanities and social sciences at the ESF, on the role the sector will play in Horizon 2020. [more]

25. April 2013

Social Scientists call for better prevention of youth violence

A new ESF position paper says more research is needed for effective prevention of bullying and violence. [more]

5. February 2013

Social Scientists Propose Integrated Information Systems For Smarter Health And Social Care

A new ESF position paper calls for increasing use of ICT to deliver health and social care services. [more]

23. January 2013

Social Scientists call for more effective teaching in Higher Education

A new ESF position paper identifies needs and steps to improve teaching skills in Higher Education. [more]

7. December 2012

Research Networking Programme EHPS-Net:

Launch of the portal of the European Historical Population samples Network (EHPS-Net)  [more]

6. December 2012

Winners of the "Science: it's your thing!" Video Contest

The competition - devised and sponsored by the European Science Foundation - offered people a chance to highlight the diverse career options that science offers to young women everywhere and to help raise young women’s interest in science. [more]