18 September 2014
External advice and societal engagement: Towards the 2016 and 2017 work programme of "Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies" of Horizon 2020
In preparing the work programme for the Societal Challenge 6 “Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies” of Horizon 2020 for the period 2016-2017, the European Commission is ensuring adequate external advice and societal engagement. This report summarises that advice according to the general structure of specific activities set out in the Council Decision implementing Horizon 2020.Read more
15 September 2014
Call for Expressions of Interest: Surveys on economic policy issues - COEURE project
The COEURE Coordination Action, funded by the European Commission’s FP7 SSH Programme, aims at evaluating European research in economics from the perspective of its contribution to key EU economic policy issues. In order to achieve this objective, the COEURE Coordination Action is seeking to involve European or non-European scholars to write surveys on the research underpinnings of European economic policy.Read more
12 August 2014
WWWforEurope Best Paper Award: Call for papers
The 2nd WWWforEurope Best Paper Award will be granted for research dealing with important, yet so far under researched topics relating to various economic and social consequences of a low-growth development path for Europe.
22 July 2014
Is Europe a continent of rising inequalities?
Since the 1980s, inequalities have generally been increasing in Europe, although with some differences across countries. One out of 7 European citizens is at risk of poverty and we have to expect nearly 150 Million of poor people in Europe by 2025.
Inequalities have consequences on citizens' well-being, economy, social cohesion, poverty, solidarity and democracy. Research in the field of Social Sciences provides us with valuable evidence for future European policy-making on inequalities.
17 July 2014
Achieving Impact - Socio-economic sciences & humanities in Horizon 2020
The insights & key findings of the conference held last 26-27 February 2014 in Athens are now available.
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