Universities have been striving to innovate the way they work individually in the past decade. The pandemic might teach us to transform together at a larger scale than ever before, writes Mihnea Costoiu (Rector of University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest).
As universities of science and technology provide increasingly important roles in innovation ecosystems, we also need to communicate more about the contribution made, say Yvonne Kinnaird, Morten Dalhgaard and Tim Bedford
We have launched the call for abstracts for our Best Idea 2021 Competition, giving student-led teams from our Members the chance to design and showcase their ideas on how science and technology contribute to sustainability. Deadline is 31 December 2020 for the intention-to-submit.
The position of the European Council on the EU´s budget 2021- 2027 and the recovery plan, and its proposed further cuts to the budgets of the Erasmus and Horizon Europe programmes, should make the higher education sector reflect on its advocacy efforts.
Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) will host a conference in Tomsk (Russian Federation) in September 2021 providing (i) a global stage to its (international) networks, and (ii) an opportunity to reach out and engage with universities of S&T from China, Europe and Russia.
The symposium will take place as a hybrid event in the fringe of COP 26 on Monday, 8 November 2021 from 8:30 to 15:00 local Glasgow time. Strathclyde will host this joint event at its Technology and Innovation Centre (TIC) located in central Glasgow two miles from the SEC.