Statement on the new Framework Programme (FP)

Eurodoc has released a statement on the new Framework Programme (FP) for Research and Technological Development. The current programme FP8 or Horizon 2020 has been extremely successful with a budget of circa €80 billion and focusing on Excellent Science, Industrial Leadership, and Societal Challenges. The next programme FP9 will run from 2021 to 2027 and is currently being developed in collaboration with all relevant stakeholders.
Eurodoc has identified four key issues for early-career researchers which they would like to be taken into account in FP9:

  1. Increase the Budget for Excellent Science and Early-Career Researchers
  2. Raise Awareness and Train and Support Researchers in Open Science
  3. Support Career Development and Intersectoral Mobility of Researchers
  4. Support Research into Work-Life Balance and Mental Health of Researchers

Statement on the new Framework Programme (FP)

Eurodoc has released a statement on the new Framework Programme (FP) for Research and Technological Development. The current programme FP8 or Horizon 2020 has been extremely successful with a budget of circa €80 billion and focusing on Excellent Science, Industrial Leadership, and Societal Challenges. The next programme FP9 will run from 2021 to 2027 and is currently being developed in collaboration with all relevant stakeholders.

Eurodoc has identified four key issues for early-career researchers which they would like to be taken into account in FP9:

  1. Increase the Budget for Excellent Science and Early-Career Researchers
  2. Raise Awareness and Train and Support Researchers in Open Science
  3. Support Career Development and Intersectoral Mobility of Researchers
  4. Support Research into Work-Life Balance and Mental Health of Researchers

Eurodoc’s handbook for supervisors of modern doctorate candidates

The project SuperProfDoc has led to the publication of a new handbook on the best practices relative to the mentorship of doctoral candidates. Claudia Dobrinski and John Peacock, both from Eurodoc, included the results of numerous experiences of successful doctoral supervisions at European universities to support their study. “A handbook for supervisors of modern doctorate candidates” establishes the state of the art in the professional mentorship of Ph.D. candidates.