2017

Published Dec. 11, 2017 12:02 PM
Published Nov. 15, 2017 10:53 AM

An interview with prof. Marko Topič from the University of Ljubljana

Published Nov. 13, 2017 11:29 AM
Published Oct. 12, 2017 11:23 AM
Published July 19, 2017 4:11 PM
Published July 10, 2017 2:42 PM

The Guild’s expert group on Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation met in Kraków on 29-30 June for a symposium organised by The Guild and Jagiellonian University.

Published July 3, 2017 6:31 PM

Brussels, Belgium - The Lamy Report, published on 3 July, makes a strong argument for the next Framework Programme (FP9) to comprise a budget of between €120bn and €160bn. The Guild welcomes the Report’s strong commitment to research and innovation as central to Europe’s future. 

Published July 3, 2017 1:15 PM

In the Guild Blog's inaugural post, the network's Secretary-General, Jan Palmowski, shares his first impressions on the Lamy Report published on 3 July.

Published June 22, 2017 5:58 PM

European Parliament, Brussels – On 21 June the Commissioner for Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, attended the Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) committee meeting to discuss the Horizon 2020 (H2020) interim evaluation and the upcoming Framework Programme (FP9).

Published June 16, 2017 1:20 PM
Published June 14, 2017 4:31 PM

Europe is strengthened if research and innovation (R&I) of the highest caliber flourish in all its regions.

Published June 13, 2017 12:07 PM

In its position paper on the next Framework Programme (FP9), the Guild calls for strengthening European science and innovation to enable us better to address the challenges of our sustainable global development, as articulated in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Published June 12, 2017 10:27 AM

On 7 June the European Commission announced the launch of the European Defence Fund, designed to support Member States in strengthening joint defence capabilities.

Published June 10, 2017 1:42 PM

The growing challenge of populism, the rise of ‘alternative facts’, and discussions about a vision for Europe challenge not only public institutions in Europe. They also present a fundamental challenge to Europe’s universities, whose essential role lies in the production of knowledge and the education of Europe’s citizens.

Published June 8, 2017 10:06 AM

On 1 June 2017, the rector of the University of Tübingen, Bernd Engler, hosted a discussion with 90 representatives of member universities of the Guild, and Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, president of the European Research Council (ERC). Bourguignon urged university communities to be vigilant in defending frontier-led science, encouraging rectors and academic leaders to keep articulating the importance of excellent research to citizens, MEPs, national politicians and the media.

Published June 6, 2017 9:55 AM
Published June 2, 2017 8:41 PM
Published June 2, 2017 1:44 PM

The University of Bern has been admitted to The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities as its newest member with immediate effect.

Published May 31, 2017 7:52 PM
Published May 19, 2017 3:04 PM
Published May 2, 2017 7:50 PM

On 27 April, the Swedish government appointed Guild Chair and rector of the University of Oslo (UiO) Ole Petter Ottersen, as Vice-Chancellor of Karolinska Institute (KI) in Stockholm.

Published Apr. 25, 2017 12:26 PM
Published Apr. 25, 2017 11:23 AM

The Guild and other academic associations give a unified voice to Europe's research community

Published Apr. 22, 2017 10:33 AM

On 22 April 2017, The Guild will join people across the world to celebrate the collaborative and transnational spirit of science, and to condemn efforts to curtail academic freedom.

Published Apr. 5, 2017 8:21 AM