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News from Members and Partners

    The Heads of University Management and Administration Network Europe (HUMANE) is organising a seminar on “The leadership of people, knowledge and change: the contribution of ‘the administration’ to institutional sustainability” from 7 to 8 April 2017 in Rome, Italy.

    The EU-funded LEARN (LEaders Activating Research Networks) Project is organising the conference “Managing the Data Deluge: Roles and Responsibilities for your institution” on 5 May 2017 at Senate House in London.

    The European Women Rectors Association (EWORA) has launched a survey on leadership for active and former female rectors and vice rectors.

    On 28 February 2017, Science Europe held a workshop in Brussels with stakeholders from research funding organisations, research performing institutions and universities to discuss measures towards improving gender equality in research organisations.

    The CRUI (Conference of Italian University Rectors) Foundation recently launched the Higher Education Research (HERe) website aimed at promoting new research perspectives on higher education.

    The call for the European Young Researchers Award (EYRA) is now open. The award is granted to researchers demonstrating outstanding research performance and leadership. It aims to inspire early stage researchers to incorporate a European dimension and perspective into their research.

    On 21 February 2017, the Germany-based NGO Kiron was awarded the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize recognising outstanding projects that make innovative use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in education for the benefit of disadvantaged groups.

    On 7 February 2017, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a new decree resulting in the dismissal of another 4464 public employees, among them 330 academics.

    On 24 January 2017, Ghent University hosted a meeting with members of the European Parliament, the European Commission and representatives of European university and research networks, including EUA, to present its recommendations for social sciences and humanities with a view to the mid-term review of Horizon 2020 and its successor programme.

    The Bukovinian State Medical University is organising the "Innovations and Prospects of Modern Medicine" International Medical Congress 2017 from 5 to 7 April in Chernivtsi, Ukraine.

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