10 mars 2019

Gender diversity is key to a robust ecosystem for research, innovation and education

The most stable ecological systems on Earth are those with the greatest biodiversity. Similarly, healthy and progressive societies thrive with diversity. Many of human society’s major achievements during the 20th century have been in the field of technological advances. Now, at the beginning of the 21st century, we are living in an age of unprecedented technological acceleration and convergence that have the potential to shape our future in a positive way. More...

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Women in university leadership: subtle leaks in the pipeline to the top

While more women are making their way to the highest levels of academic leadership in Europe, the numbers are still shaky and many obstacles remain in their way. More...

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A European industrial strategy based on cooperation and curiosity

A stronger EU industrial policy is in the cards, including more investments in innovation. Technological and social innovation are central to move towards sustainable development, key to economic growth, and increasingly important for Europe’s sovereignty on the global scene. More...

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Universities and innovation: beyond the third mission

The new EUA report “The role of universities in innovation ecosystems” gives clear examples of this trend. It is based on nine in-depth case studies from around Europe and more than 170 interviews with students, researchers and university leaders, as well as industry and government representatives. More...

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The need to re-think research-based education

European universities have a proud heritage, not least inspired by the Humboldtian ideas of unity between research and education. For many universities in Europe, it is still a fact that research has a higher status than education and teaching. More...

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European STEP survey on the recognition of student engagement in European Higher Education Institutions

In the context of the Erasmus + European STudent Engagement Project (European STEP), a new online survey has been launched to collect objective data on the policies of higher education institutions (HEI) regarding the recognition and support mechanisms of student engagement, across the European Union. More...

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