Young European

Research Universities

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The founding goals of the Network are to strengthen and develop cooperation in the areas of research, academic education and service to society among a cluster of highly-ranked, young research universities in Europe on an equal basis and for their common benefit.

  • YERUN RMA 2019 - Meet Jeannine Teichert

    In February 2019, I completed a research stay as a visiting researcher at the Centre for Migration Studies at the University of Essex. My core research interest and PhD study are in the area of interpersonal communication and friendships. In the year 2018, I developed a broader interest in researching German expatriates’ digital media habits, to keep up with friends and family worldwide.

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    Published: November 14, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    YERUN RMA 2019 - Meet Eva de la Torre Garcia

    Eva M. de la Torre is Assistant Lecturer and Researcher at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. She is member of the Higher Education Policy, Management and Engagement Research Group (PGIuni) – an interdisciplinary research group of Universidad Autónoma de Madrid – and of the Research Institute for Higher Education and Science (INAECU) – an interdisciplinary and joint research institute of Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

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    Published: November 13, 2019 | By: YERUN Office
  • YERUN RMA 2019 - Meet Laia Albó

    Thanks to YERUN RMA, I visited the School of Health Professions Education (SHE), Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML) at Maastricht University from the 5th to the 12th of October 2019. As  part of my PhD research work, I have designed edCrumble, a software tool to systematically support teachers in the blended learning design process (Best Demo Award at ECTEL18 conference).

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    Published: November 12, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    YERUN RMA 2019 - Meet Beatriz Gómez Nieto

    Thanks to the YERUN Research Mobility Awards, I was able to visit the Ultratrace Analysis Research Group at the University of Ulm from 15th of July to 15th of August.  This research group, led by Prof. Dr. Kerstin Leopold, has an extensive experience and remarkable trajectory in the area of analysis of metallic elements and nanoparticles present at trace and ultra-trace level in real-world samples. Moreover, they are pioneered in the use of Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry (GFAAS) technique as a tool for nanoparticle characterization.

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    Published: November 6, 2019 | By: YERUN Office
  • YERUN RMA 2019 - Meet Carolina Spiegel

    As a PhD Candidate and Research/Teaching Assistant at the Department of Romance Linguistics at the Faculty of Languages and Literary Studies of the University of Bremen, I work in the research area of Romance Linguistics. On the 14th of March 2019, I gave a lecture on my PhD project to master students in the seminar “Cultura, multiculturalidad e interculturalidad en el ámbito del español” at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

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    Published: November 5, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    YERUN RMA 2019 - Meet Federica Sabuzi

    My visit to Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona allowed me to join the group of Prof. Xavier Sala in the Chemistry Department for 2 weeks. Thanks to the YRMA I got the possibility to implement my research activity. In particular, I worked with other researchers who are expert in the field of water oxidation, so I was able to extend my knowledge in that area.

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    Published: November 4, 2019 | By: YERUN Office
  • YERUN RMA 2019 - Meet Geneviève van Liere

    The YERUN Mobility award provided me the opportunity to visit Dr. Ruth Mackay at The Diagnostic Chip Laboratory (DoCLaB) at Brunel University, London, and Dr. Harding-Esch from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The title of the project was: Organ-on-a-chip; combining innovative diagnostics and public health practice to optimize sexually transmitted infections control.

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    Published: October 31, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    YERUN RMA 2019 - Meet Amanda Cole

    Thanks to the YERUN mobility award I was able to visit the University of Eastern Finland, which is highly esteemed in the field of English linguistics. I was able to share my work in a research seminar and received very helpful feedback, and I gave two guest lectures to undergraduate and masters students.

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    Published: October 30, 2019 | By: YERUN Office
  • YERUN RMA 2019 - Meet Gloria Andrada de Gregorio

    Thanks to the YERUN mobility award, I have been able to work at the Lisbon Mind and Reasoning Research Group, a research group within the Reasoning and Argumentation Lab of the Nova Institute of Philosophy, under the supervision of Dr. Robert Clowes. The project I have carried out in collaboration with Robert Clowes focuses on conceptualizing the subjective dimension of internet technologies, in particular the relation between internet technologies —mainly self-tracking devices— and self-knowledge.

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    Published: October 29, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    Edible grasshoppers can be modified for better fatty acid composition

    It is possible to modify the fatty acid composition of edible grasshoppers by adding essential fatty acids in their feed, new research from the University of Eastern Finland shows. The study focused on the long-horned grasshopper Ruspolia differens, an economically and nutritionally important insect species that is common and widespread in Africa.

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    Published: October 25, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

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