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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.

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Published: November 8, 2018 | By: YERUN Office

  • YERUN Staff Week on Quality Culture - Let's define the future!

    Last 27 and 28 March, Antwerp University organised the YERUN Staff Week on Quality Culture, with the objective of sharing practices among YERUN members within a culture of quality on the areas of Human Resources, Research and Education. Various presentations outlined different practices and described good examples on how to implement the European HR Excellence Strategy for Researchers, on the employability of early career researchers, on maximising the quality research grant applications, or programme evaluations and the impact on quality development, among others.

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    Published: May 13, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    The Maastricht Debate 2019

    On 29 April in Maastricht, Bas Eickhout (European Green Party), Frans Timmermans (Party of European Socialists), Violeta Tomić (Party of the European Left), Guy Verhofstadt (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe) and Jan Zahradil (Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe) battled out key issues on the future of Europe. The Maastricht Debate 2019 was livestreamed by POLITICO Europe. Over 50 universities and other organisations around Europe organised debate-watching events. Straight after the debate there were 133.500 live viewers of the stream. Current number of viewers is 200.000.

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    Published: May 13, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    UEF is recruiting 8 Postdoctoral Researchers

    The UEF has eight (8) open positions for postdoctoral researchers to carry out their research under the global challenges recognized in the strategy of the UEF.

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    Published: May 10, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    Research at UEF -> Diet rich in animal protein is associated with a greater risk of death

    A diet rich in animal protein and meat in particular is not good for the health, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland finds, providing further backing for earlier research evidence. Men who favoured animal protein over plant-based protein in their diet had a greater risk of death in a 20-year follow-up than men whose diet was more balanced in terms of their sources of protein. The findings were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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    Published: April 25, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    Research at UAB -> Urban agriculture on rooftops provides healthy, fresh and sustainable food

    The implementation of urban gardens on building rooftops could produce fresh, healthy and sustainable agricultural food and guarantee the food sovereignty of cities, which are becoming increasingly populated. This is clear from the research on urban agriculture developed by the ICTA-UAB within the framework of the FertileCity project.

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    Published: April 24, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    U Bremen Excellence Chairs: Close Cooperation with International Experts

    The university of Bremen is strengthening its cooperation with international experts: it has gained selected experts from all over the world for the U Bremen Excellence Chairs. These visiting professors conduct research closely with colleagues of the university.

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    Published: April 23, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    YERUN publishes its Annual Report 2018

    Making a balance of our achievements, our eighteen institutions are actively collaborating with our representation in Brussels. The five lines of action our members agreed to focus on, have now established five Working Groups that materialize the strategic plan into concrete actions. If you want to know more about our work, check our latest Annual Report 2018.

    YERUN Annual Report 2018

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    Published: April 17, 2019 | By: YERUN Office

    Research at UAB -> UAB researchers publish first edition of the Latin Talmud

    The edition of the Extractiones de Talmud [per ordinem sequentialem] is the result of a European project coordinated by ICREA researcher Alexander Fidora and aims to rescue from oblivion the Latin translations of this sacred Jewish text, older than most Hebrew manuscripts surviving the censorship of the 13th century.

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    Published: April 1, 2019 | By: YERUN Office
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