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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

Seize our Common Future: Joint Call for an Ambitious Horizon Europe Budget


YERUN has joined efforts again with more than a dozen European organisations to call for an ambitious Horizon Europe budget that would invest in excellent, cross-border research and innovation (R&I). This investment is essential to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and to build a prosperous future for European society. #EUInvestInKnowledge





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Published: July 25, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

Research excellence and cooperation must prevail in Horizon Europe

YERUN together with 13 European associations of universities, calls the European Parliament to ensure Research excellence and cooperation prevail in Horizon Europe. Current negotiations towards the compromise amendments for the position of the European Parliament are leading towards an undesirable approach in Horizon Europe that would diminish its attractiveness to researchers and innovators, its impact to Europe's competitiveness and its overall success.

Read the statement here

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Published: November 8, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

  • 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
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