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05 05, 2021

Public symposium “Across boundaries in sciences” 5.5.

The Council of Finnish Academies (CoFA) and the The European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA) organises togerther a scientific symposium on Wednesday 5 May, 2021. The symposium theme is Across boundaries in […]

22 10, 2019

The Great Nobel Debate 2019

  What’s all about with the 2019 Nobel Prizes? Do they foster scientific breakthroughs and how? Welcome to the Great Nobel Debate 2019 in Sanomatalo, Helsinki! The event is in Finnish, and it is organized […]

19 07, 2019

CoFA discussion event in SuomiAreena, Pori 19.7.

  The event (all in Finnish) was streamed (duration 1h): https://www.mtv.fi/sarja/suomiareena-33001006007/yliopisto-osaamisen-ja-innovaatioiden-hautomona-1114355 * Council of Finnish Academies (CoFA) organizes a discussion event University as a centre for Competence and Innovation as a part of the SuomiAreena […]

13 06, 2019

Science Advice to mitigate Climate Change: Perspectives of Health and Forest Bioenergy

Time: Thursday 13.6.2019 12:00—14:00 Place: Eurooppasali, Malminkatu 16, Helsinki European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) has recently compiled policy reports on the health aspects of climate change and the potential of forest bioenergy for removing […]

14 11, 2018

Europe on Test: Narratives of Union and Disunion – The Nordic Perspective

The Nordic perspective on Europe will be explored at the conference organized by The Council of Finnish Academies at The House of the Estates Helsinki on 14 November 2018.   At the heart of this […]

29 09, 2017

Arctic: The 7th Human Rights and Science Symposium

The seventh Human Rights and Science Symposium is hosted by the Council of Finnish Academies. It belongs to a symposium series managed by the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and is organized in collaboration with […]

15 03, 2017

Etiikan päivä

Etiikan päivä on vuosittain järjestettävä tieteen eettisiä kysymyksiä käsittelevä seminaari. Seuraava Etiikan päivä järjestetään 15.3.2017 Tieteiden talolla Helsingissä. Aiheena on tällä kertaa yritysyhteistyössä tehtävän tutkimuksen etiikka. Pääjärjestäjänä toimivan Tutkimuseettisen neuvottelukunnan ohella tapahtuman järjestäjänä toimii myös […]

05 10, 2016

40 years of collaboration for the advancement of international science

Invitation: 40 years of collaboration for the advancement of international science The Council of Finnish Academies celebrates the 40 years of collaboration between science academies in Finland by organising an open seminar. The seminar highlights […]

08 06, 2016

Scholars at Risk 2016 Global Congress: Universities in a Dangerous World

Scholars at Risk Canada Section, McGill University’s Faculty of Law and Center for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism co-host a Scholars at Risk 2016 Global Congress “Universities in a Dangerous World” from June 8-10 in […]

10 05, 2016

HENVI Science Day 2016: “Environmental vulnerabilities in the globalizing world: How to adapt and manage change? ”

What kind of vulnerabilities are we facing in the globalizing world? What do these vulnerabilities mean for our future? Do our solutions for these challenges benefit some groups more than others? Mark your calendars and […]

02 05, 2016

Side Event of the World Press Freedom Day on May 2nd 2016: “Freedom of speech, an academic freedom?”

“Freedom of speech, an academic freedom?” will be organized at the Päivälehti Museum (Ludviginkatu 2-4, Helsinki) from 9 to 11 a.m. (coffee to be served at 8.30 a.m.) Future of earth and humankind depends on […]

15 02, 2016

Community discussion event on Finnish Research data and international collaboration

Finnish Committee on Research Data organizes a community discussion event on Finnish research data and international collaboration in the areas of open science, data policies and research infrastructures. Participation is free but requires registration. The themes of the […]

30 11, 2015

Seminar 30.11.2015: Women, the better half of science

November 30th 2015 at the Finnish Meteorological Institute Erik Palménin aukio 1, Helsinki 11.00-17.35 Why do women represent more than half of the students in higher education whereas they are less present among university teachers and, […]

10 11, 2015

Scholars at Risk: Freedom of Expression in Arts, Culture and Journalism 10.11.2015

University of Helsinki, member of the Scholars at Risk -network, presents a Scholars at Risk seminar series at Think Corner (Aleksanterinkatu 7, Helsinki). The seminar series is a part of University of Helsinki’s 375 jubilee […]

06 10, 2015

The Brilliance of Science – the Role of Women in International Science. Seminaari naisten roolista tieteessä 6.10.2015

Seminar: The Brilliance of Science – the Role of Women in International Science, 6 Oct 2015 The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters and the Embassy of Italy in Helsinki are organizing a joint seminar titled “The […]

24 09, 2015

Does Money lead (to) Reseach? 24.9.2015

Time: Thursday 24 September 2015 from 14.00 to 16.00 Place: Aalto University, Design Factory, the Stage meeting room. Betonimiehenkuja 5 C, 02150 Espoo (Campus map No. 25) What does the future of research funding look […]