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Published July 18, 2017 2:29 PM

In its response to the report of the High-Level Group on maximising the impact of European Research and Innovation Programmes (Lamy Report), The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities welcomes the call to double spending on research and innovation at European level, and to bring national investments to 3% of GDP in EU Member States.

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 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.