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What if we thought of Europe’s lower-performing regions in positive terms, as our biggest opportunity?
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.
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.
With the Tallinn Call for Action, the Estonian Presidency signaled clearly the importance of research for the future of Europe.
As we mark the European Day of Languages, it’s worth taking a closer look at the statistics published today.
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.
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.”
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.