Double investment in Research, Innovation and Education

13 European Universities Associations ask to double the budget for Research, Innovation and Education in the next Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF).

The Joint Statement is being done in collaboration with CESAER, CLUSTER, Coïmbra Group, EARMA, EASSH, ECIU, EUA, The Guild, IDEA League, LERU, SEFI, UNICA and YERUN.

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Published: March 21, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

  • Universities united for the best Horizon Europe

    The Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN) and 13 European associations representing universities are joining forces in reply to the Commission's proposal on Horizon Europe published on 7 June. #UniversitiesForHorizonEU

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    Published: June 15, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

    YERUN is at THE Summit of Young Universities in USF #YoungUni

    YERUN is pleased to be present at THE Summit for Young Universitieskindly hosted by the University of South Florida, in Tampa. YERUN President Prof Juan Romo (UC3M) and YERUN members Prof Anthony Forster (University of Essex) and Prof Brian MacCraith (Dublin City University) are participating in various sessions of the programme. This afternoon, at a workshop on building alliances and networks moderated by USF Vice Provost Pritish Mukherjee, YERUN presented current activities developed within members to increase faculty and research exchange programmes and improving student learning. YERUN has shared panel with the Australian Technology Network (ATN), who has been highlighting their work to increase industry partnership collaboration.

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    Published: June 5, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

    German Research Foundation (DFG) prolongs funding of NCP for RDM up to 2021

    To improve the management of research data, the German Research Foundation is prolonging funding of the project Deutsche Föderation für Biologische Daten (GFBio) in an amount of 4.3 million euro. Project coordinator is the MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences at the University of Bremen.

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    Published: June 2, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

    University of Eastern Finland launches Institute of Law and Welfare

    A new Institute of Law and Welfare has been established at the Law School of the University of Eastern Finland. The core of research of the Institute of Law and Welfare is built around people's fundamental rights relating to welfare at different stages of life. Research carried out at the institute can also focus on social assistance and welfare service systems, authorities and other actors in operating in the welfare sector. Anna Mäki-Petäjä-Leinonen, Senior Lecturer of Elder Law, has been appointed as the Director of the new institute.

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    Published: June 1, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

    Frequent sauna bathing reduces risk of stroke - new findings!

    Frequent sauna bathing is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, according to a new international study. In a 15-year follow-up, people taking a sauna 4-7 times a week were 61% less likely to suffer a stroke than those taking a sauna once a week. The study, reported in Neurology, was the first prospective large-scale study on the topic.

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    Published: May 31, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

    Identified the Use of Tinder Fungi Among Neolithic Communities at la Draga

    A research team made up of the UAB, the MAC and the IMF-CSIC confirms the use of fungi to light or transport fire at la Draga some 7300 years ago. It is one of the oldest examples documented until now of the technological use of these organisms.

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    Published: May 25, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

    Minds meet in Brunel to figure out key questions on Artificial Intelligence

    Researchers from across Europe met at Brunel to nail the key questions to help society prepare for the explosion of big data and artificial intelligence. Ready or not, a ‘big data tsunami’ is altering probably every aspect of life, and it is up to academics to help businesses, communities and individuals learn to surf it.

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    Published: May 24, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

    Young Universities for the Future of Europe

    Maastricht University forms the European University Alliance with 6 young Universities across Europe as a part of the European Universities initiative, first outlined by French President Emmanuel Macron in 2017.

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    Published: May 23, 2018 | By: YERUN Office
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