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Svein Stølen, Rector of the University of Oslo (UiO), calls for a Plan I: an implementation approach to precede ‘Plan S’.

Published Oct. 31, 2018 5:43 PM

As the European Parliament and the Council of the EU discuss their position on the European Commission’s proposal for the Horizon Europe programme, tough choices have to be made.

Published July 9, 2018 6:56 PM

This week’s Times Higher Education Academic Summit in Glasgow will focus on the close relationship between excellence in research and teaching.

Published May 16, 2018 12:21 PM
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What if we thought of Europe’s lower-performing regions in positive terms, as our biggest opportunity?

Published Jan. 26, 2018 2:06 PM
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Over a number of months, Guild members have been engaging closely with the idea of collaborative research missions. We wanted to see what these might involve, how they could resolve some of our most pressing scientific problems, and whether we could capture these in ways that translated their urgency to the public.

Published Nov. 13, 2017 10:21 AM

As the UK’s journey towards Brexit has reached the halfway point, the Guild is not the first network to state the importance of the free and easy movement of staff and students, and collaboration in research; nor should we be the last.

Published Oct. 12, 2017 9:08 AM

With the Tallinn Call for Action, the Estonian Presidency signaled clearly the importance of research for the future of Europe.

Published Sep. 26, 2017 10:51 AM

As we mark the European Day of Languages, it’s worth taking a closer look at the statistics published today.

Published Sep. 25, 2017 11:54 AM

From a university's perspective, perhaps the most surprising aspect of the industrial strategy is that the Commission underplayed all that universities do to support industrial growth.

Published Sep. 13, 2017 3:05 PM

The Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, underlined in today’s State of the European Union speech, his aspiration for the EU to become first “in innovation, digitisation and decarbonisation.”

Published Sep. 12, 2017 4:45 PM

With this quotation Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, appealed to university leaders at the Times Higher Education World Academic Summit in London to confront the rise of populism with courage and integrity.

Published July 18, 2017 5:43 PM

The High-Level Group chaired by Pascal Lamy was charged with crafting a vision for the EU’s next Framework Programme focusing on ‘excellence, openness and impact, and how to maximise their impact’ (Annex 1). This slightly awkward formulation suggests three interdependent (and compatible) priorities for EU-funded research and innovation, but the primacy of one: impact. This raises a fundamental question: are openness and impact always compatible with excellence—and what happens when they are not?

Published July 3, 2017 11:45 AM

‘Lab-Fab-App’ – the Lamy Report’s title is peculiarly out of sync with its main message: the critical importance of research and innovation for the future of Europe. And a title that will do little to endear it to social media users ‘in the hood’ shows at a glance that bringing science closer to the citizen is not as easy as it appears.