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International Student Congress Of (bio)Medical Sciences - ISCOMS: register now

The International Student Congress Of (bio)Medical Sciences, also known as ISCOMS, is one of the world’s leading student congresses in (bio)medical sciences. ISCOMS is not just any regular congress however, it is a non-profit organisation made up of students that aims to promote student research and the international exchange of it. This year the 28th edition of the ISCOMS congress will take place digitally from the 8th until the 10th of June 2021.

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NUIGalway hosts the 20th IFIP Conference on e-Business, e-Services, and e-Society - I3E2021 'Responsible AI and Analytics for an Ethical and Inclusive Digitised Society' (1-3 Sept. 2021)

AI, analytics, and ICT in general, create opportunities and unintended or negative consequences for individuals and society. These opportunities and consequences have not been evenly distributed.

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Summer School Data Science and AI in Health (Groningen, 5-10 July 2021)

Rapid advancements in data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) call for a new generation of clinicians and (clinical) scientists, who are able to develop and introduce new prediction models and treatment strategies in healthcare. Therefore, the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) will organize the new Summer School ‘Data Science and AI in Health’, 5-10 July, 2021, Groningen (The Netherlands). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the course will be offered online for the time being. 

The University of Groningen offers one scholarship (€ 150 participation fee) per university for applicants of the ENLIGHT universities. No participation costs will be charged for all first admitted participants of an ENLIGHT university.

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Join the ENLIGHT Impact Assessment session 26 May

ENLIGHT includes a Work Package aiming to understand how and to what extent the unfolding of the project will trigger a transformation in its direct stakeholders and also, in the medium run, in European Higher Education. 

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French Government to support ENLIGHT through "Investissements d'avenir" programme via the University of Bordeaux

ENLIGHT has been selected for additional funding by the French Government’s “Investissements d'avenir” programme (PIA) in the framework of the 'European Universities' call for proposals. Funding of 865,185 € will be granted to the University of Bordeaux for a period of 36 months. This financial support from the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation through its Investment for the Future programme (PIA), operated by the National Research Agency (ANR), will help the implementation of ENLIGHT and further the internationalization of training and research at the University of Bordeaux.

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Promoting inclusive and green mobility in ENLIGHT

To make student and staff mobility more inclusive and climate friendly are two overarching goals of ENLIGHT that are a subject of discussion in various of our activities. Especially in the Work Package Connect the issue is one of the main focus points.

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Call for Papers - Young Researcher Conference 'German Studies in the Semiosphere' (Tartu, 14-15 October 2021)

On the 14th–15th of October 2021 a postgraduate conference will take place at the University of Tartu, Estonia on the following topic: Interactions between German studies and neighboring disciplines. The conference is part of a doctoral school funded by the DAAD and would like to evaluate and explore the challenges and opportunities of interdisciplinary work in German studies by looking at specific projects. (Post) PhD students in philology or in other humanities are invited, who engage in interdisciplinary interactions with German studies in their projects.

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2nd Göttingen Call for Applications in ENLIGHT

To support joint activities between the nine ENLIGHT universities in the area of teaching and learning, research and administration the University of Göttingen will fund, with support of the DAAD and BMBF, different projects for affiliates of the University of Göttingen and its ENLIGHT partners. Besides mobility schemes and windows, resources for the organisation and implementation of various learning formats and other events that are part of the ENLIGHT portfolio are eligible measures for funding.

Both, new and established collaborations or projects are welcome for application. In any case, but especially when developing teaching and learning offers or exchange opportunities, it will be helpful to consult your International Office in order to make use of existing agreements or to identify potential synergies with departments at ENLIGHT partner institutions.

Please note that only researchers, staff and PhD students from the University of Göttingen (incl. University Medical Center Göttingen) can apply.

Deadline for application is 18 July 2021.

All proposed projects must be thematically linked to one of the ENLIGHT challenges or other ENLIGHT focus areas. The integration of a minimum of three ENLIGHT partners in the proposal is required.

You can apply for the following funding schemes:  

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Rik Van de Walle and Mieke Van Herreweghe re-elected as rector and vice-rector of Ghent University

Rik Van de Walle and Mieke Van Herreweghe were re-elected as (Vice)Rector of Ghent University in the first round of the elections.

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Find ENLIGHT colleagues with our partner search tool!

Are you looking to joining forces with colleagues in the ENLIGHT community to develop a project, to extend an initiative or start a new collaboration? Submit your request to find matching ENLIGHT partners via our partner search form:

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MA Educational Technology at University of Tartu

The University of Tartu offers a one-year partly online Master’s programme in educational technology. The programme has developed so far as a cosmopolitan community of educational practitioners (teachers, lecturers, coaches but also entrepreneurs involved in the educational secto) who would like to explore alternative teaching and learning practices with digital technologies and gain a more reflective stance on the process.

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