Health Inequalities – summary report published

The ALLEA/FEAM/KNAW Symposium ‘An interdisciplinary exploration of socioeconomic position, health and causality’ took place on 24 May 2018. The event brought together key opinion leaders from various scientific backgrounds for an interdisciplinary discussion and resulted in a recently published report.

‘An interdisciplinary exploration of socioeconomic position, health and causality’

The document is part of a project under the partnership of ALLEA, FEAM and KNAW, which explores health inequalities using the evidence base and knowledge provided by a range of disciplines such as public health, genetics, economics, demographic studies and other social sciences. The project aims to identify and comprehend how different life factors can affect our health and wellbeing, and assess the impact they may have on our socioeconomic position (and vice versa).


ALLEA calls for contributions on FAIR data in the Humanities

At the General Assembly on 8th May 2019, the ALLEA E-Humanities Working Group launched open consultations on draft recommendations for humanities researchers working with data. The goal is to gather broad feedback from active humanities researchers and tailor the recommendations on Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reproducible (FAIR) data to community needs.

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Two new reports on vaccination

Vaccination has long been considered one of the most important medical achievements of the 20th Century for the primary prevention of communicable diseases. However, in recent years vaccination has become a hot topic in public discussions and faces major challenges.

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