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RSB COVID-19 Bulletin May 18

Academia Europaea would like to inform its members about the publication of the latest COVID-19 Bulletin of the Royal Society of Biology. The bulletin presents
interesting news about the COVID-19 research.


A systematic collection and map of the most recent published evidence on covid-19 published by the EPPI-Centre (Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre).

Wider health effects of COVID-19 response

Martin McKee, member of the Behavioural Sciences section of Academia Europaea, has published a new article on the Wider health effects of COVID-19 response.

Innovative Medicines Initiative

The Commission announced that 8 large-scale research projects, aimed at developing treatments and diagnostics for the coronavirus, were selected in a fast-track call for proposals, launched in March by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), a public-private partnership.

Milena Žic Fuchs

Professor Milena Žic Fuchs, member of the Linguistic Science section of Academia Europaea, was elected first Croatian member of the ERC Scientific Council.

RSB COVID-19 Bulletin May 4

Academia Europaea would like to inform its members about the publication of the latest COVID-19 Bulletin of the Royal Society of Biology.

International Federation for Information Processing

10 members of the Informatics section of Academia Europaea elevated to First Cohort of Fellows by IFIP, the International Federation of Information Processing.

Nomination cycle closes

The nominations cycle 2019/2020 will close at midnight on 30 April 2020.

COST Actions and COVID-19

A group of COST Actions joins forces to set up an informal ‘inter-COST network’ to advance research on coronavirus. Stratagem COST Action is leading and coordinating this bottom up initiative.

Human Diversity in Context

Human Diversity in Context: publication drawn from the Academia Europaea Curien Fund supported conference in Triest in 2018.
Hard copy and online access available.

Robert May (1936 - 2020)

Academia Europaea mourns the passing of Professor Robert McCredie May, member of the Organismic and Evoluationary Biology section of Academia Europaea.

Neuroinfection and COVID-19

Luca Steardo, Robert Zorec and Alex Verkhratsky, members of the Physiology and Neuroscience section of Academia Europaea, have published a commentary entitled ‘Neuroinfection may contribute to pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of COVID-19’.

RSB COVID-19 Bulletin April 20

Academia Europaea would like to inform its members about the publication of the latest COVID-19 Bulletin of the Royal Society of Biology.

Éva Kondorosi

Board Member of Academia Europaea, Éva Kondorosi, has been appointed to the European Group of Chief Scientific Advisors.

Examining the sustainability of food

Interview with Peter Jackson on the occassion of the publication of the new SAPEA evidence review on "A Sustainable Food System for the European Union.

Call for applications

The Jordan – UK El Hassan bin Talal Research Chair in Sustainability Call is open to established scholars of any nationality in any discipline within the social sciences and humanities who are recognised internationally for their expertise in the area of sustainability. Deadline: 6 May 2020.

The Coronavirus Crisis

Read the new acatech report ‘The Coronavirus Crisis: Keeping the economy running, meeting basic necessities, maintaining innovation: Intervention – Stabilisation – Stimulation’.


Petition concerning Covid-19: Mobilizing EU collective intelligence for responsible lockdown exit strategies.

COVID-19 Bulletin

Academia Europaea would like to share the April COVID-19 Bulletin of the Royal Society of Biology.

A Sustainable Food System for the EU

SAPEA Evidence Review Report on “A Sustainable Food System for the EU” has been published today, Thursday 09th April 2020.

Science fighting coronavirus

Coronavirus information by SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) providing some guidance and ideas, regularly updated, for communicating science and research topics.
April 2020.

News from the ERC

ERC Update – Coronavirus research, Advanced Grants results, new stories.
April 2020.

Statement on COVID-19

The European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE) have published a Statement on COVID-19.

AE Virus emergency working arrangements

Operating modes of the London Headquarters, the regional Knowledge Hubs and the Graz Information Centre.
23 March 2020.

Rapid Review Network for COVID-19

A special call for Registered Report (RR) submissions that are relevant to COVID-19 in any field, including but not limited to biological, medical, economic, and psychological research.

Workshop Collective Identities, Nations and Social Spheres

The Wroclaw workshop “Collective Identities, Nations and Social Spheres" is postponed and rescheduled to next Spring.


The European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA) is organising a Call for Expression of Interest in view of establishing a Reserve List of Seconded National Experts - Research Programme Experts.
Deadline for application: 21 April 2020, at 12:00 (midday) Brussels time.

XXXII Premi Internacional Catalunya

Call for nominations for the Premi Internacional Catalunya.
Deadline: 3 April 2020.

Making sense of science for policy report

Report on the panel discussion on the ‘Making Sense of Science for Policy’ Evidence Review Report.
The event was hosted by Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE) at Magdalene College, Cambridge, 30 January 2020.

Newsletter from the President

March 2020. With news about the activities of the Barcelona Knowledge Hub, the international conference on "The Internationalization of Higher Education Institutions" organized by the HERCuLES group, the 2020 Annual conference “BUILDING BRIDGES III”, and 32nd annual Business meeting of members in Barcelona, the ERASMUS MEDAL award, the lauching of a fifth AE Regional Knowledge Hub in Munich, and the nomination cycle 2020.

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