News & Events

Tartu recognised as a Silver Level Green Tourism Destination

Tartu participates in the project in order to stand out as an attractive destination among visitors who appreciate responsible tourism. The label recognises Tartu’s development as both a living environment and a tourist destination.

Applying for a recognised quality label required the completion of a report consisting of one hundred criteria, which mapped the current situation in Tartu in areas of importance for sustainable tourism.

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ENLIGHT-students welcoming more students to join the Student Network!

From meeting for the first time late last year to successfully finishing ENLIGHT’s midyear-meeting with students represented on all levels, let us show you what we have achieved!

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ENLIGHT boosts sustainability policies at Comenius University in Bratislava

Members of the ENLIGHT project community of Comenius University have been actively promoting sustainability and eco-friendly policy within the institution.

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships in Public Health (@Groningen)

Are you looking for a postdoc position in the field of Public Health under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships (Horizon Europe)? Then, the Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health (AJSPH) in Groningen is your option.

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HEAT-NET Frontiers in Neurodegeneration (Göttingen, 6-8 September 2021)

In cooperation with the Harvard European Alumni Training Network (HEAT-Net) Göttingen will host the scientific meeting 'Neurodegeneration: from bench to bedside' from 6 to 8 September 2021.

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Review - Successful Workshop on 'The Age of Inclusion' (15 June 2021)

On 15 June 2021, Göttingen Diversity Research Institute hosted the first virtual workshop in the ENLIGHT project „Equity under pressure“. The Göttingen team was joined by Prof. Alexis Dewaele (Ghent University), Dr. Andrej Findor (University of Bratislava), Dr. Julia Martínez-Ariño (University of Groningen) and Dr. Lorraine McIlrath (NUI Galway) in a lively discussion on “The Age of Inclusion”. The goal is to develop an international research consortium.

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Communities and Universities: Sharing the Journey to Shape the Future – Part 2

The “Communities and Universities: Sharing the Journey to Shape the Future – Part 2” event is a showcase of all of the initiatives that are happening within the ENLIGHT alliance, where universities and their external communities are working together to come up with solutions to today’s societal issues that are the flagship challenges within ENLIGHT.

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Summer School on Illicit Trade (Groningen, 5-9 July 2021)

In cooperation with the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) the University of Groningen organizes the fourth edition of the Summer School on Illicit Trade, which will be delivered online, from 5 to 9 July 2021.

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Ban Ki-moon Global Citizen Mentorship Program Launch Event

The Ban Ki-moon Centre’s Mentorship Program 2021 will empower 21 young women currently studying in a field related to Global Health – closely linked to SDG 3 ‘Good health and well-being’ – to become leaders in research and practice so that they can support in building a more sustainable and equitable future in healthcare for us all.

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ENLIGHT mid-year meeting: Upcoming Communities and Universities event (18 June 2021)

In connection to the ENLIGHT mid-year meeting there will be another public 'Communities and Universities' session 'by' and 'for' representatives from the nine ENLIGHT cities and regions 

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Online summer school: Russia in Covid Times

Ghent University's Russia Platform is hosting an online Summer School on Russia in COVID times! The Summer School will take place from July 12 till July 16, 2021 in an online format. Students will participate in seven interactive classes, covering a wide range of topics addressed by leading experts to examine the impact of COVID-19 on Russia, whilst gaining a better understanding of Russian politics and society in general. 

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Launch of CAMPAIGNers H2020 Project (NUIGalway, 7-8 June 2021)

Frances Fahy (Geography in NUI Galway) is the lead social scientist on the new CAMPAIGNers (Citizens Acting on Mitigation Pathways through Active Implementation of a Goal-setting Network) project which is a three year European study which aims to develop a ground breaking new approach that enables citizens to gain real-life experiences with low-carbon behaviours in various domains (e.g. transportation, energy, IT, banking, insurance, food, clothing, etc.).

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