05 août 2018

Horizon Europe should aim for a sustainable energy future

This is the main message of a position published by the EUA Energy & Environment Platform (EUA-EPUE) together with the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) and InnoEnergy. The three organisations call for a doubling of the overall Horizon Europe budget, as proposed by the Lamy report. They also call for an increase of funding for sustainable clean energy projects. This is necessary to fulfil the European Union’s energy objectives for 2030 and 2050 and its commitments in Mission Innovation beyond 2020. More...

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Call for presentations: EDEN-UOC 10th Research Workshop Towards Personalized Guidance and Support for Learning, 24-26 October

EDEN’s 2018 Research Workshop Towards Personalized Guidance and Support for Learning, co-organized with the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), will be held in Barcelona from 24-26 October. More...

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First Wellbeing Index for Irish higher-education to be led by National University of Ireland Galway

National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway) is to lead the first comprehensive survey of wellbeing across the Higher Education sector in Ireland. The study will assess the standard and level of mental health supports in third-level institutions for students and staff so as to inform improvements and policy development. More...

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HUMANE-EFMD Asia-Pacific School, 7-12 October, University of Hong Kong

The second edition of the HUMANE-EFMD Asia-Pacific School, “Managing international strategic partnerships in higher education" will be host by the University of Hong Kong, on 7-12 October. More...

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Nominations open for the 2018 John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science

The John Maddox Prize recognises the work of individuals who promote sound science and evidence on a matter of public interest, facing difficulty or hostility in doing so. More...

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Save the date: 7th ASEF Rectors’ Conference and Student’s Forum (ARC7), 12-14 May 2019, Bucharest

Save the date for the 7th ASEF Rectors’ Conference and Student’s Forum (ARC7)on 12-14 May 2019 in Bucharest, Romania. Co-organised by the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA),  ARC7 will be held for the first time in conjunction with the 7th Asia-Europe Meeting of Ministers for Education which will take place on 15-16 May 2019 in Bucharest, Romania. More...

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Together Science Can: share your thoughts and stories until 25 July

Together Science Can is a campaign to celebrate and protect scientific collaboration. As part of its season focussing on the importance of international movement, it has just launched a short survey to collect the views and experiences of researchers from across the world. More...

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The European Commission seeks three experts to join the European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Expert Panel

The European Commission is currently recruiting three Technical Experts to sit on the European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Awards Expert Panel. These competitions reward cities that achieve outstanding environmental outcomes in Urban Sustainability. More...

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Report on The Changing Pedagogical Landscape published by EADTU

An increasing number of universities and colleges offer, next to degree programmes, continuous education and lifelong learning, and open education mainly related to OERS and MOOCs. In all three areas of provision, new pedagogies have emerged, strongly enabled by the innovation/ICT push and facilitated by different support structures at various levels. Universities start to develop visions and strategies to position themselves at the national and international level in each of these areas. Universities need sufficient autonomy to determine their position in these three areas and to act flexibly and rapidly to respond to changes in society and economy. More...

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Call for international postdoctoral researchers at Université libre de Bruxelles, deadline 15 October

IF@ULB is a European postdoctoral programme, COFUNDed by the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and the European Commission within the framework of MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE actions (H2020). The programme will enable ULB to recruit 63 international postdoctoral researchers between 2018 and 2023, in three calls. More...

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