European Academy of Sciences (EURASC) : Mission

EURASC carries an important mission to promote excellence in science and technology and their essential roles in fostering social and economic development and progress. The official name of the institution is European Academy of Sciences (Académie Européenne des Sciences). It is registered and operates under rules and regulations of the Kingdom of Belgium (law 27.06.1921 ultimately revised in 2003). The European Academy of Sciences was recognized by Royal Decree of December 17, 2003, issued by Albert II, the King of Belgium.

Blaise Pascal Medals 2014



Professor Sir John Thomas has been awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal in Materials Science for his creative insights into new solid catalysts, his understanding of the structure and activity of existing catalysts ... more






Professor Daniel Loss has been awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal in Physics for pioneering contributions to theoretical condensed matter physics, in particular work on spin-dependent and phase-coherent phenomena ... more






Professor Hubert Schmidbaur has been awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal in Chemistry for his contributions to the fundamentals of many areas of modern inorganic chemistry... more






Professor Eberhard Knobloch has been awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal in Social Sciences and Humanities for his outstanding scholarship and pioneering work in the history and philosophy of classical mathematics, mechanics, and other branches of science... more






Professor Jean Pierre Gattuso has been awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal in Earth and Environmental Sciences for his outstanding studies on the ocean acidification due to the increase of atmospheric CO2 ... more




To see the Invitation (pdf file) for the Symposium and Ceremony of Awards 2014, click on this link
To see the Blog of this event, click on this link

Blaise Pascal Medallists 2014

Prof. Hubert Schmidbaur, BPM in Chemistry; Prof. Daniel Loss, BPM in Physics; Prof. Eberhard Knobloch, BPM in Social Sciences and Humanities; Prof. Jean-Pierre Gattuso, BPM in Earth and Environmental Sciences; (Prof. Sir John Meurig Thomas, BPM in Materials Science, was unable to attend)

On the left : Prof. Hélène de Rode, Perpetual Secretary of EURASC;
On the right of Prof. Gattuso : Prof. Claude Debru, President of EURASC; (); Prof. Guilhermina Rego, Vice-Mayor for Research and Education; Prof. Rui Nunes, University of Porto

Symposium and Ceremony of Awards 2014 - Casa do Infante - Porto

From left to right : Prof. Guilhermina Rego, Vice-Mayor for Research and Education; Prof. Emmanouil Floratos, member of the Presidium of EURASC; Dr. Rui Moreira, Mayor of the City of Porto; Prof. Maria Leonor Parreira, Secretary of State for Research and Education of the Portuguese Governent; Prof. Claude Debru, President of EURASC; Professor Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo, Rector of the University of Porto



New Members

  1. November 2014 - Professor Jean Luc Bredas, Professor at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, was elected as fellow of the European Academy of Sciences ...more
  2. November 2014 - Professor Martin Carrier, Professor at University of Bielefeld (Germany), was elected as fellow of the European Academy of Sciences ...more
  3. October 2014 - Professor Chuanzeng Zhang, Professor at University of Siegen (Germany), was elected as fellow of the European Academy of Sciences ...more
  4. October 2014 - Professor Dr. Ulrike Diebold, Professor at University of Vienna (Austria), was elected as fellow of the European Academy of Sciences ...more
  5. September 2014 - Professor João Rocha, Professor at University of Aveiro (Portugal), was elected as fellow of the European Academy of Sciences ...more
  6. June 2014 - Professor Paolo Samori, Distinguished Professor at Université de Strasbourg (France), was elected as fellow of the European Academy of Sciences ...more