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Get inspired by the winner of the Teaching & Learning Award 2022!

This year’s Teaching and Learning Award goes to Uppsala University for the course “Innovation Game: A Summer School Applying Serious Game Design in Health Care and Education” Congratulations to the teaching team: Erik Olsson, Femke DeBackere, Lina Sors Emilsson, Svante Axelsson, Jaanus Jaggo, Susanne Bredenberg, Adam Mayes, Raimond-Hendrik Tunnel and Charlie Carpene! The team includes teachers from Uppsala University, Ghent University  and University of Tartu.

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ENLIGHT Teaching and Learning Award 2022 - Our Nominees

Learn the Nominees for the Teaching and Learning Award 2022! Tune in for the Awarding ceremony on November 18, 6 pm CET on our YouTube channel and discover who wins this year.

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Seminar series multilingualism kick-off: The hidden drivers of academic English (28 November 2022)

On Monday November 28th, Ghent University invites you for a first hybrid keynote of a seminar series on Multilingualism, organised in collaboration with the ENLIGHT partners. Prof. Kristina Hultgren, Professor of Sociolinguistics and Applied Linguistics and UKRI Future Leaders Fellow at The Open University in the United Kingdom, will speak about: "The hidden drivers of English as an academic language in Europe: Retheorizing the rise of English as an outcome of higher education governance reforms". Your host will be prof. Stef Slembrouck (Ghent University).

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Open hybrid sessions at the ENLIGHT Teaching and Learning Conference on (November 16-18, 2022)

The second ENLIGHT Teaching and Learning Conference will be hosted by the University of Göttingen on November 16-18, 2022. The thematic focus of this year’s conference will be on diversity and inclusion in higher education.

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Workshop on Russia's wars: power and agency in times of crises and exceptions

On 28 and 28 November, the University of Ghent and the University of Tartu organise a workshop on the various aspects of Russia’s wars in times of crises and exceptions.

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ENLIGHT launches Course Catalogue

The ENLIGHT network has launched a digital Course Catalogue, which allows ENLIGHT students to search for all the courses available for application in the ENLIGHT European University.

The catalogue covering all ENLIGHT universities makes it easier for students to find courses to study abroad and boost their studies according to their interests and field of study. All the information can be found in one place, and browsing is possible by key words, host university, instruction language, format, level, semester, or ECTS.

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Uppsala University ranked high in sustainability

Uppsala University takes 11th place out of 700 higher education institutions in the QS World University Ranking: Sustainability. According to the list, Uppsala University is the top institution in the EU, closely followed by Lund University. The University is highly placed in both environmental impact and social impact. 

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ENLIGHT Research & Innovation Support group meeting

On 5th and 6th of October, the ENLIGHT Research & Innovation Support group met in Bordeaux under a beautiful sun. Two days to exchange on our Universities practices about EU grants writing services and digital tools but also to brainstorm about the future production of a toolkit for researchers to help initiate joint research projects within ENLIGHT.

After many virtual meetings, it was the first physical meeting for ENLIGHT EU funding research managers: real-life interactivity is a whole other thing and led to fruitful discussions and good vibes that will facilitate the work to come in the coming months, for the benefit of ENLIGHT research community.

Making pharmacy more sustainable

Greener pharmacy is advocated in an article published in Science by a group of researchers, including the researcher Gorka Orive of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country. They argue that although conflicts of interest may be unavoidable, it is possible to limit the negative consequences of pharmaceuticals while allowing society to benefit from them. 

In the article published in the prestigious scientific journal Science, a group of international researchers, including Gorka Orive, Doctor of Pharmacy and researcher in the UPV/EHU’s NanoBioCel group, and Unax Lertxundi of the Bioaraba Institute for Health Research, have issued a warning about the increase in pharmaceutical contamination. “Despite mounting evidence of its potentially widespread effects, pharmaceutical contamination has not received the attention it deserves,” say the researchers. “Although there are signs that this could be changing, there is still a long way to go.”

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Call for participation in the 3rd edition of Challenge-based Education training

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 3rd edition of the CBE training sessions for educators.

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Making Challenge-based Education accessible to all

ENLIGHT’s educational taskforce has recently launched a series of articles on the theme Challenge-based Education (CBE) for the website’s “For Educators” section. The articles provide readers an opportunity for self-paced learning via text, video, and interactive elements.

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Teaching and Learning Conference - programme

Every year, the European University ENLIGHT organises an Teaching and Learning Conference. Teachers, program administrators, educational developers, students and other stakeholders come together to share their know-how on innovative student-centered and research-oriented learning approaches and other aspects of teaching.

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