30 janvier 2017

4th UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event: Registration open

Registration is now open for the 4th UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event. Hosted by Imperial College London, the event “Universities in the Energy Transition: Focus on Sustainable Transport and Carbon Capture, Storage & Use” will take place on 27 and 28 March 2017. More...

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EUA-CDE ethics and integrity workshop draws record attendance

The EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) organised its 10th thematic workshop, “Ethics and Integrity in Doctoral Education and Research Training,” on 18 and 19 January 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. Hosted by the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, the event saw the largest attendance in CDE history with 138 participants from 87 higher education and research institutions from 25 European countries. More...

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EUA open letter to Antonio Tajani, next EU Parliament President

After a dramatic 13-hour vote for the presidency of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani from the European People’s Party has been elected as President. EUA sees the European Parliament as a key partner in promoting research and higher education in Europe and looks forward to be working together. More...

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Online: EUA-CDE Doctoral Education Bulletin on Open Access

The EUA Council on Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) has just released the latest edition of its Bulletin. Normally reserved for members only, this special edition, “On the Cutting Edge of Research: The Open Access Challenge”, is openly available. More...

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Theresa May’s Brexit speech: EUA applauds focus on science, research and innovation

Despite its regret about the UK leaving the EU, EUA is pleased that UK Prime Minister Theresa May explicitly highlighted science, research and innovation in a much anticipated speech on Brexit given from London on 17 January 2017. More...

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A very Happy New Year from EUA!

These include EUA’s Annual Conference that will take place at the University of Bergen in Norway on 6 and 7 April 2017. Under the title “Autonomy and freedom: The future sustainability of universities”, it will focus on university autonomy and academic freedom in a European context marked by political, economic and societal challenges. The discussions will be supported by EUA’s soon-to-be-updated Autonomy Scorecard. EUA members are also encouraged to attend the EUA General Assembly prior to the main conference, during which three new Board members will be elected. More...

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EU Copyright Reform: EUA and leading research groups push for more change

In a statement released on 10 January 2017, EUA together with CESAER, LERU, LIBER and Science Europe — which together represent hundreds of universities, libraries, funders and research performing organisations — say amendments in five main areas are critical if Europe wants to be at the forefront of a prosperous and growing digital society, the vision set out by the European Commission in its strategy for a Digital Single Market. More...

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European universities call for immediate rethinking of Trump’s executive order

EUA is deeply concerned by the executive order issued by US President Donald Trump and its immediate and unnecessary consequences on international researchers, university faculty and students.
The order, temporarily preventing entrance into the US of persons from seven Muslim-majority countries, unfairly disrupts not only individual lives but is potentially damaging to the free flow of people and ideas that is paramount in higher education and research. More...

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Open Access survey: Deadline extended

EUA members now have some extra time to participate in the latest edition of the Open Access survey. The goal is to develop a comprehensive view of the degree to which policies on Open Access have been developed and implemented in European universities. The deadline to respond is 28 February 2017. More...

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EUA takes campaign for university funding into 2017

Last year marked the beginning of a series of reviews and revisions of EU funding instruments and regulations important to universities. In 2017, EUA will continue to actively follow and influence these developments through its “EU funding for universities” campaign, which is aimed at securing sufficient and sustainable public funding to support research and higher education. More...

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