LERU : League of European Research Universities

Universities should grow bottom-up

22 April 2014

Opinion piece in Dutch of Prof. Herman Daems, Chair of KU Leuven.

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LERU welcomes AEARU signing the Hefei Statement

11 April 2014

The Association of East Asian Research Universities (AEARU) has signed up to the Hefei Statement on the Characteristics of Contemporary Research Universities.

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LERU’s Chief Policy Officer attends VERA Focus Group

07 April 2014

On Friday 4 April 2014, LERU’s Chief Policy Officer, Dr. Katrien Maes, attended the VERA Focus Group at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR).

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New KU Leuven career center aims to make staff and young researchers ‘career self-reliant’

03 April 2014

KU Leuven has launched a new Career Center to provide its 13,000 employees with career advancement counseling. A Young Researchers' Careers (YouReCa) unit has also been established to address the career-related questions and needs of young researchers.

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Université de Genève opens liasion office at Yonsei University, Seoul

01 April 2014

On 18 March 2014, UNIGE inaugurated the "University of Geneva Yonsei Center" at Yonsei University International Campus in Songdo near Seoul, South Korea.

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LERU welcomes the U15 Canada signing the Hefei Statement

25 March 2014

The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities has joined the pre-eminent global network of leading research universities from America, Europe, Asia and Australia to tackle challenges facing research-intensive universities around the world.

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Delegation of the University of Helsinki visits LERU Office and KU Leuven

24 March 2014

Today, a delegation of the University of Helsinki visited the LERU Office and met their KU Leuven counterparts.

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Peter Olesen to succeed Alexander von Gabain as Chairman EIT Governing Board

20 March 2014

The Governing Board of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) unanimously elected Peter Olesen as its next Chairman during its meeting on 13 March 2014. Peter Olesen will succeed Alexander von Gabain, second Chairman of the EIT Governing Board, when his mandate comes to an end on 31 July 2014.

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Dame Nicola Brewer appointed as UCL Vice Provost (International)

20 March 2014

Dame Nicola is currently a senior diplomat at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, and was the British High Commissioner to South Africa until last year. She was also the founding CEO and a Commissioner of the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

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LERU supporting DESCA

18 March 2014

LERU gives his full support for DESCA, the most widespread model Consortium Agreement in the Framework Programme (FP) which has been updated for Horizon 2020.

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