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It's OPEN! The 3rd YERUN Research Mobility Awards call (2019-2020)


Are you a researcher from a YERUN institution willing to collaborate with another researcher from a member of our network? The YERUN Research Mobility Awards are competitive awards for PhD students, Postdocs and early career researchers, equivalent to Euraxess Research Profiles R1 (up to the point of PhD) and R2 (PhD holders, Postdocs or equivalent who are not yet fully independent or until 8 years since completion of PhD) from YERUN Universities*. The programme provides support for researchers to undertake a minimum of 1-week stay at a YERUN partner institution from a different country.





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Published: October 25, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

  • Good aerobic fitness doesn’t protect children against type 2 diabetes, staying active does

    Good aerobic fitness does not protect children against obesity-induced insulin resistance, which is a key risk factor of type 2 diabetes, a new study from Finland shows. However, more physical activity and less sedentary time were associated with reduced insulin resistance also in obese children.  Published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, the findings are based on the Physical Activity and Nutrition in Children (PANIC) Study carried out in the University of Eastern Finland

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    Published: January 3, 2020 | By: YERUN Office

    First LINK EDU-RES project meeting took place at Maastricht University

    On the 5th of November, the first meeting of the the Erasmus+ funded project Joint Programmes at Doctorate Level in a European university network: Linking Education and Research towards the European Education Area (Link EDU-RES) took place at Maastricht University. 

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    Published: December 19, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    Ho ho ho!!! The results of the YERUN Research Mobility Awards 2019-2020 are out!!!

    The third call of the YRMA was launched on October 25thand closed a month after. This year we received a total of 85 applications. Out of these, the evaluation committee selected 40 excellent proposals for research collaboration mobility. The list of successful applicants is here below. Congratulations to the winners!

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    Published: December 19, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    UAB research: How ancient microbes created massive ore deposits and set the stage for early life on Earth

    New international research with participation of the Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) reveals the vital role that Precambrian-eon microbes may have played in two of the early Earth’s biggest mysteries: the generation of massive accumulations of iron and the staging of favorable envrionmental conditions for life under a dim sun. The study has been published in Science Advances.

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    Published: December 18, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    YERUN RMA 2019: Meet Eloisa Harris

    I am a PhD researcher at the University of Bremen, where my research is concerned with how social policy agendas of political parties in Western Europe are becoming increasingly exclusionary towards immigrants, also known as “welfare chauvinism”. My PhD thesis is comprised of three main papers, in which I use party manifesto, voter survey and policy reform data to observe the partisan politics of this issue, comparatively across European countries. 

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    Published: December 17, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    Essex International Summer School 2020 (20-31 July 2020)

    Meet the world in one place next summer at Essex! Applications are now open for University of Essex' 2020 International Summer School, which will take place from Monday 20 July to Friday 31 July 2020. This exciting two-week programme (25 contact hours in total) combines high-quality teaching with a programme of social activities and excursions allowing you to experience the best of British culture and history.

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    Published: December 16, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    Antwerp Summer University: first programmes launched

    Since 2010, Antwerp Summer University offers short-term academic programmes of high quality based on the excellence of the University of Antwerp and its partners. From a tiny initiative in 2010 with 70 students in 3 programmes, Antwerp Summer University has grown into an established Summer University, expecting over 500 students from over 60 countries in 2020. Looking for an unforgettable summer full of knowledge and fun? Spread the word or apply now for one of the 28 summer schools available! 16 programmes are already open for application, while the full offer will be announced mid-February 2020. 

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    Published: December 11, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    University of Konstanz -> ZUKOnnect Fellowships - new call now open

    The Zukunftskolleg has just launched a new call for "ZUKOnnect Fellowships for Scholars from Africa, Asia and Latin America". 

    Up to 5 (post-)doctoral stipends are available for up to 3 months (with justification for up to 4 months) and are based at the Zukunftskolleg. The start date is between September 1st, 2020 and October 1st, 2020. Deadline for applications is 28 February 2020.

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    Published: December 10, 2019 | By: YERUN Office
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