From the European Alliance for Social Science and Humanities (EASSH) website:

EASSH Response to the EC Second Report on the Integration of SSH in H2020
The European Alliance for SSH has compared the first two reports that the European Commission published analysing the integration of SSH in the the Leadership Programme and in the Societal Challenge. EASSH has also elaborated new data to compare the results. The results show that the integration of SSH is even worse in 2015 than the disappointing results of 2014. This paper has been endorsed by the Academia Europaea and the Coimbra Group. Read our response here.

EASSH position paper on the Ad interim review of Horizon 2020 to the High Level Experts Group
The European Alliance of SSH has submitted its position paper on the evaluation of Horizon 2020. The paper is the result of a vast consultation across EASSH members and several other organisations that support EASSH aims and mission on having a voice for SSH in science policy debate. Also the paper has been endorsed by the Academia Europaea. This position paper represents researchers across several disciplines beyond SSH and the voice of those who believe that SSH research has a fundamental contribution to our scientific knowledge. Please read the paper here.
 

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