On Thursday 16 and Friday 17 October 2014, the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and IMEC hosted the 7th meeting of the Technology Transfer Offices (TTO) Circle of the Joint Research Centre, European Commission.
On Tuesday 14 October the League of European Research Universities (LERU) organised her Autumn Reception for its EU research affairs network in Brussels.
KU Leuven heralds the 2014 International Open Access Week with a one-day Boo(s)tcamp Open Science cofunded by the European Commission.
Professor John O’Keefe, UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, has today been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain - an ‘inner GPS’ - that enables us to orient ourselves.
LERU expresses serious concern at amendments made by the European Parliament to the European General Data Protection Regulation and calls upon the Council of Ministers to oppose the amendments that would be highly detrimental for scientific research, in particular amendments to Article 81 and Article 83.
Today a European consortium has been founded to set up a cross-border scheme to provide supplementary pension plans for internationally mobile researchers in Europe.
The League of European Research Universities (LERU) welcomes the announcement of the nominations for the EU college of Commissioners and wishes to convey to them and to the Commissioner-designate for Research, Science and Innovation in particular its top priorities.
The RU11, a consortium consisting of 11 of the top Research Universities in Japan, has signed up to the Hefei Statement on the Characteristics of Contemporary Research Universities.
The University of Strasbourg is partner of the Energivie Summit which will take place in Strasbourg from three to five November. The Summitis an international symposium organised by the Alsace Energivie Competitiveness Cluster at the initiative of market-leading industrial players and internationally-renowned academics.
Partnerships across geographic and disciplinary boundaries will be a top priority for Imperial's new President as she begins her tenure today.