European Investment Bank and European Commission ridicule the European Parliament - According to a press release from the European Investment Bank (EIB), the first projects and transactions selected to benefit from an EU budget guarantee under the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) have been approved by the Boards of the EIB and the EIF (European Investment Fund) earlier this week.
Today, the European Research Area and Innovation Committee (ERAC) adopted its opinion on the European Research Area (ERA) Roadmap 2015-2020.
On 26 March, as a guest of the University of Milan, Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, President of the European Research Council (ERC) met the scientific community of Lombardy in a seminar on the ERC calls for proposals.
Speech given on 26 March by Professor Jukka Kola, Rector of the University of Helsinki, at the 375th anniversary celebration.
On 26 March 2015 the University of Helsinki celebrated its 375 years anniversary. Prof. Kurt Deketelaere, Secretary-General of LERU, participated in the festivities.
Speech given on 13 March by Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor University of Cambridge, at the 'Global Universities and their Regional Impact' conference marking the University of Vienna's 650th Anniversary.
Prof Kurt Deketelaere, Secretary-General of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), wrote an opinion piece on EFSI for the @Research_Voice blog.
Professor Andrew Hamilton, who has been Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford since 2009 and a member of the LERU Board of Directors since 2013, is to be the next President of New York University.
LERU universities embrace Open Access and endorse the European Commission’s advocacy of open, wide dissemination of research outputs in its Science 2.0 (Open Science) agenda.
LERU became a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment. The Declaration makes a number of recommendations for improving the way in which the quality of research output is evaluated.