Professor Deborah Oughton was elected as a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters in May 2015. Last week, she attended her first meeting as the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters’ representative to the All European Academies (ALLEA) Permanent Working Group on Science and Ethics.
ALLEA (All European Academies) is the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities. It was founded in 1994 and brings together almost 60 Academies of Sciences and Learned Societies from over 40 countries in the Council of Europe region. ALLEA is financed by annual dues from its member academies and remains fully independent from political, religious, commercial or ideological interests.