News & Events

2nd ENLIGHT RISE and Arqus Alliance Open Science Ambassador Webinar on 28 February 2024

Registration is open for the 2nd ENLIGHT RISE and Arqus Alliance Ambassador Webinar Series on Open Science

Delegation from the University of Groningen in Bern

Strengthening ENLIGHT cooperation: University of Groningen visits the University of Bern

A delegation from the University of Groningen, led by Rector Jacquelien Scherpen, recently visited the University of Bern. The visit was characterised by lively discussions and showed a strong interest from both sides in strengthening existing collaborations and exploring new opportunities within ENLIGHT.

ENLIGHT Student Network Community event in Ghent: "Strenghtening Student Life Across Europe"

Date: March 1st - 2nd, with an optional program on March 3rd
Location: Ghent, Belgium 🇧🇪 (Hosted by Ghent University)
Theme: Making Connections: Strengthening Student Life

Student leaders and student representatives are getting ready for an enriching experience at the upcoming ENLIGHT Student Conference, where they will dive into discussions surrounding education, student interests, and global cooperation within the ENLIGHT Student Network. With representatives from esteemed universities across Europe, including Bern, Ghent, Galway, Göttingen, Groningen, the Basque Country, Tartu, Bratislava, and Uppsala, expect a diverse and vibrant exchange of ideas.

ENLIGHT Challenge-based education at the 2024 EUA Learning and Teaching Forum!

ENLIGHT Challenge-based education was in the spotlight from several angles at the EUA Learning and Teaching Forum, hosted this year by the University of Bochum on the 8 February on the theme Learning for, in and with society.

University of Tartu to lead six Estonian centres of excellence in research

Over the next seven years, the Estonian government will fund ten centres of excellence addressing scientific issues of importance to Estonia. The University of Tartu leads six of them and participates as a partner in all other centres of excellence.

ENLIGHT Public Engagement Webinar 6: The set-up of a workshop on social media use for researchers - 22 February, 12.30-13.30 CET

In this webinar, Larissa van der Wal of the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) will explain the layout of the workshop on Social Media Use for Researchers that she and her colleagues are giving.

ENLIGHT workshop ‘More than a Distant Relative: China and its Neighbors in an Increasingly Turbulent World!’

This video series was recorded as part of our ENLIGHT workshop ‘More than a Distant Relative: China and its Neighbors in an Increasingly Turbulent World!’ held in Göttingen in September 2023! 

ENLIGHT Lecture: “Circular Economy & Environment", February 14, 3pm CET

Join us for an enlightening and inspiring exploration into the future of energy at our upcoming event, "Circular Economy & Environment"on February 14th at 3 pm CET

Call for participation: Humour as a Communication Tool Workshop

We would like to invite academics, PhD students, students and external stakeholders of ENLIGHT partner universities to the Humour as a Communication Tool Workshop on 14 February 2024The workshop will be held at Comenius University in Bratislava in cooperation with RED NOSE Clowndoctors organisation, a Regional Academy of Comenius University that uses the art of clowning to bring humour and laughter to people in need of joy. 

Call for participation in Challenge-based Education training (online, 25 and 27 March 2024)

ENLIGHT promotes innovative teaching and learning approaches, one of them being the Challenge-Based Education (CBE) methodology and this is a call for participants in the next edition of the CBE training sessions for educators.

ENLIGHT Lecture: “Future of Energy”, January 17, 3 pm CET

 Join us for an enlightening and inspiring exploration into the future of energy at our upcoming event, "The Future of Energy" on January 17th at 3 pm CET

Upcoming Webinar: Impact in Academia on 25 January 2024 from 12:30-13:30 CET

In this webinar, representatives of the ENLIGHT Impact Task Force will introduce the concept of impact: What is impact? What is not impact? What is impact assessment? And what is the link with societal engagement? They will also present the ENLIGHT methodology for the impact assessment of university activities and discuss with participants how to embed an impact-driven culture at ENLIGHT universities and beyond. 

Find out the answers to these questions and discuss about the impact/driven culture at universities! Registration is open to everyone by clicking on the link below.

Register for the Webinar: Impact in Academia

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