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SIRUS Vienna Seminar

Presentations from SIRUS Vienna Seminar

Vienna, Austria

25-26 November 2010

Thursday 25 November 2010

Introduction to the seminar and reflections on the first year of the SIRUS project

Plenary session I: Lifelong learning – The role of research intensive universities in optimizing talent
Professor Georg Winckler, University of Vienna, Austria

Parallel strategy working groups (I)

Working Group 1: University Leadership

Chair: Professor Georg Winckler, Rector University of Vienna

Working Group 2: Institutional representatives

Chair: Hanne Smidt, EUA

Plenary session II: Linking regional cooperation and LLL – strengthening the knowledge triangle
Ellen Hazelkorn, Vice President Research and Enterprise and Dean of the Graduate Research School, Head of the Higher Education Policy Research Unit, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

Parallel strategy working groups (II)

Working Group 1

Chair: Nino Tomaschek, University of Vienna

Working Group 2

Chair: Debra Humphris, University of Southampton

Working Group 3

Chair: Kauko Hämäläinen

Friday 26 November 2010

Plenary session III: Implementing strategies
Robin Middlehurst, Director Strategy, Research and International at the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) and Professor of Higher Education at Kingston University, UK

Strategy working groups: Conclusions
The chairs of the parallel strategy working groups reported back from their session and reflect on the discussions. It was followed by a short summary of the seminar and a presentation on the next steps in the project.


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