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[Europe] Research guild calls for radical improvements to H2020

The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities has called for significant increases in European funding through Horizon 2020 and the next Framework Programme, FP9, and improved success rates for applicants, to ensure continued applications and optimal impact. (...) - University World News, 20 January 2017 Issue No:443
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[Europe] Cut red tape and raise funding in Erasmus+, says EUA

The European Union’s showpiece Erasmus+ mobility and cooperation programme should be simplified and its “cumbersome” processes streamlined, according to a survey by the European University Association, or EUA. (...) - University World News, by Nic Mitchell, 13 January 2017 Issue No:442
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Expansion of Europe’s research universities networks

Expansion of Europe’s research universities networks | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it
European research networking has been strengthened with a decision on Friday to expand the League of European Research Universities or LERU to 23 members – with the addition of the University of Copenhagen and Trinity College Dublin from 1 January next year – and the launch in Brussels on 21 November of the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities. (...) - University World News, by Jan Petter Myklebust, 18 November 2016 Issue No:437
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LERU and Eastern European universities join forces

LERU, the League of European Research Universities with 21 member universities in Western Europe, and a group of seven research universities in Central and Eastern Europe have agreed to work together on key challenges, including within the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research programme, and improve research conditions across the continent. (...) - University World News, by Jan Petter Myklebust, 07 October 2016 Issue No:431
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[Europe] Ministers respond to early stage research demands

Would any of our current systems have funded a young Albert Einstein or a Marie Sklodowska-Curie? The question was posed to the informal meeting of the Council of Ministers responsible for Competitiveness (Research) under the incoming Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union, last month by excellent young researchers.(...) - University World News, by Jan Petter Myklebust, 12 August 2016 Issue No:423
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EU eases visa rules for researchers and students

The European Parliament has passed a new visa directive on European Union entry and residence that makes it easier and more attractive for people from third countries to study or do research at EU universities. - University World News, by Brendan O'Malley13 May 2016 Issue No:413
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What is the role of the university in the digital age?

What is the role of the university in the digital age? | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it
Much of the literature on the future of higher education in the digital age has been almost apocalyptic. Predicting the transformation of the sector by "the forces of technology and globalisation", the UK’s Institute for Public Policy Research warned in its 2013 report, An Avalanche is Coming: Higher education and the revolution ahead: "the solid classical buildings of great universities may look permanent but the storms of change now threaten them". (...) - University World News, by President Michael D Higgins, 15 April 2016 Issue No:409
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EU to ease entry rules for researchers, students

European Union Justice and Home Affairs ministers on Friday agreed on common entrance and residency rules aimed at making the European Union more attractive for students and researchers from third countries. (...)  - University World News, by Brendan O'Malley, 04 December 2015 Issue No:393

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[Europe] 150 shortlisted for EC’s science advisory group

More than 150 names have been put forward for membership of the high level group of scientific advisors being created under a new system for providing independent scientific advice in European Commission, or EC, policy-making. (...)  - University World News, by Jan Petter Myklebust, 19 September 2015 Issue No:382

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[Europe] Erasmus+ annual spending will grow

The European Union’s Erasmus+ international staff and student exchange programme will respond to high levels of over-subscription by a modest increase in funding, the European Association for International Education, or EAIE conference heard last week. (...) - University World News, by Karin Goodwin, 19 September 2015 Issue No:382

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Horizon 2020: Surge in applications but low success rate

Up to the end of February 2015, after 14 months, Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation 2014-20, had received 45,000 applications. This represents a large surge in the number of applications.

The success rate for applications was 14% to 15% on average, while in Framework Programme 7 (2007-13), the predecessor of Horizon 2020, the success rate was between 19% and 22%. In some of the sub-programmes of Horizon 2020, notably in the Health Sciences and in Future and Emerging Technologies, or ‘FET Open’, the success rate for applications was down to between 2% and 3%. (...) - University World News, by Jan Petter Myklebust, 19 June 2015 Issue No:372

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Taux de succès des ANRs en 2014 et 2015: <10%, on est bien loin des stats de Horizon 2020...

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[Europe] Bologna progress report says ‘much more to be done’

Much more needs to be done to harmonise Europe’s higher education system, according to a new report into the state of implementation of the Bologna Process across the European Higher Education Area, or EHEA.

This reportprovides strong evidence that quality assurance continues to be an area of dynamic evolution that has been spurred on through the Bologna Process and the development of the EHEA. (...) -  University World News, by Brendan O’Malley, 21 May 2015 Issue No:368

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The Pros and Cons of U-MultiRank

The Pros and Cons of U-MultiRank | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it
For its second edition in 2015, U-Multirank compared 1,200 higher education institutions from 83 countries, up from 850 schools in 2014. This European Union-funded tool presents itself as an alternative to traditional rankings. U-Multirank faced heavy criticism in its first year. One year later, opinions are still mixed. (...) - EducPros, by Marie-Anne Nourry, Translated by Nina Fink, 10/04/2015

 

 

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Brexit strategy 'offers hope on Horizon 2020, Erasmus+'

Brexit strategy 'offers hope on Horizon 2020, Erasmus+' | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it
The European University Association, or EUA, sees positive signals on United Kingdom participation in Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+ in Prime Minister Theresa May’s statement and parliamentary answers on the UK’s approach to exiting the European Union, despite her clear indication that she will seek a “full” Brexit in negotiations.  (...) - University World News, by Brendan O’Malley, 19 January 2017 Issue No:443
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[Europe] Horizon 2020 endangered by low success rate, says EUA

Horizon 2020 is endangered by critically low application success rates due to insufficient funding at the European Union and national levels, according to a consultation among the 150 member institutions of the European University Association or EUA. (...) - University World News, by Jan Petter Myklebust, 16 December 2016 Issue No:441

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Emmanuelle Charpentier: European research funding could do with less red tape

Emmanuelle Charpentier: European research funding could do with less red tape | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

In this Q&A article, Emmanuelle Charpentier gives her opinion on the challenges in obtaining funding in the current system in Europe. (...) - Euroscientist, 9 Nov 2016

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Brexit and the European shape of things to come in HE

Brexit and the European shape of things to come in HE | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it
The Brexit vote has happened and United Kingdom universities, along with the world of European higher education, are still reeling from a state of shock and disbelief. Academic communities – both staff and students – were fervent supporters of 'Remain', with their cities also coming out strongly in favour of staying, many at well over 70%. (...) - University World News, by Fiona Hunter and Hans de Wit, 09 September 2016 Issue No:427
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European research universities form a new lobby organization—but did they need it?

European research universities form a new lobby organization—but did they need it? | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

The Guild of European Research Intensive Universities will officially be launched in November (...) - Science, by Tania Rabesandratana, June 30, 2016

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Damning report on effectiveness of innovation institute

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology or EIT, set up by the European Union to bring together academic research, science and business, is not as effective as it could be and is beset with management problems, according to a damning new report by the European Court of Auditors.  (...) - University World News, by Yojana Sharma15 April 2016 Issue No:409
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Governments: Balance research funds across Europe

We call for the European Union to push governments into keeping their research funding above subsistence level. This will ensure that scientists from across Europe can compete for Horizon 2020 research funding, not just those from the United Kingdom, Germany and Scandinavia. Europe's research money is divided between the European Commission (...) - Nature 530, 33 (04 February 2016), by Giorgio Parisi,
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EU unveils Horizon 2020 two-year work programme

The European Commission is to invest almost €16 billion (US$18 billion) in research and innovation in 2016 and 2017 under its Horizon 2020 programme, it was announced last Tuesday.

It follows the adoption of a new 'Work Programme' for those two years, covering nearly 600 topics. (...) - University World News, by Brendan O'Malley and Jan Petter Myklebust, 14 October 2015 Issue No:386

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[Europe] Say ‘No’ to commodification of universities – Kennedy

Higher education professionals should highlight and oppose the commodification of their education institutions and universities, Britain’s Baroness Helena Kennedy told delegates at the European Association for International Education, or EAIE conference in Glasgow, Scotland last week. She argued that ensuring higher education is accessible for all, rather than just those who can afford it, brings all nations collective wealth. (...) - University World News, by Karin Goodwin, 19 September 2015 Issue No:382

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European student union's warning over Bologna dream

The European Students’ Union, or ESU, has warned that the Bologna process, which seeks to harmonise and reform higher education across the continent, is in danger of becoming obsolete because of uneven implementation and poor follow-up of commitments by many European countries. (...) - University World News, by Nic Mitchell, 10 July 2015 Issue No:375

 

 

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Essay on what's next for European higher education

This month was significant for European higher education, with the Bologna Process Ministerial Conference on May 14-15 in Yerevan, Armenia. This was the ninth conference since June 1999, when the European ministers responsible for higher education signed the Bologna Declaration, which paved the way for the most intense intergovernmental cooperation in higher education policy in the world. (...) - InsideHigherEd, by Manja Klemenčič and Paul Ashwin, May 26 2015

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University leaders gather to debate impact of research on society

University leaders gather to debate impact of research on society | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Around 400 university leaders and representatives from the European higher education sector will gather on Thursday 16 and Friday 17 April 2015 at the Annual Conference of the European University Association (EUA). The conference – entitled “European Universities in Research and Innovation: People, Policies and Partnerships” – will explore the role of research and innovation [...] - EU Reporter, April 13, 2015

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