News & Events

UGent podcast on mental health: Unpublished

‘Unpublished’ is a podcast about mental well-being at work, created by Trustpunt, the confidential counselors' service at Ghent University. 

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ENLIGHT Concert "The Four Seasons in (Climate) Change", 09 September 2022

The new composition "The Four Seasons in (Climate) Change" premiered on 9th September in concert, at the University of Göttingen. The ENLIGHT concert was livestreamed online.

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ENLIGHT Lecture: „Equity in Science & Technology”, September 14, 6 pm CET

On September 14th at 6pm, this semesters’ third ENLIGHT lecture will be hosted and livestreamed online. This session investigates the issue of equity in the broad context of science and technology as many people are facing unequal treatment or structural obstacles due to gender, ethnicity, or socio-economic positions. Furthermore, the unequal distribution of scientific infrastructures and data due to unequal resources is an obstacle to more equity in science. In this lecture therefore three experts of the ENLIGHT network give presentations on how different projects work to reduce inequalities in science and technology from different angles.

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ENLIGHT Repository of Good Practices on Research Impact

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ENLIGHT Health & Humanities online workshops

The universities of Ghent, Groningen and Uppsala are setting up a Health and Humanities network within the context of ENLIGHT. The network aims to create possibilities for cooperation and exchange in research, teaching and outreach. Each university will present ongoing health and humanities activities in their departments during online introductory meetings.

The three online workshops will take place on Mondays from 4 to 5.30 pm CET.

  • Monday 26 September, hosted by the University of Groningen
  • Monday 24 October, hosted by Ghent University
  • Monday 28 November, hosted by Uppsala University

For more information and to register, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ENLIGHT Mid-year Meeting, June 15-17

The National University of Ireland, Galway hosted the ENLIGHT mid-year Meeting from June 15th – 17th, 2022.  There were 100 attendees including Rectors, Directors, Student Network and the work package leading teams of academic leaders and coordinators of both the Erasmus+ and the RISE project communities.

ENLIGHT RISE – Research and Innovation Agenda with and for Society started in September 2021, and the mid-year meeting provided the opportunity to bring both Erasmus+ and RISE communities together.

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ENLIGHT at EAIE 2022 in Barcelona

EAIE Conference (14-16 September 2022)

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ENLIGHT Lecture: „Equity & Society”, July 13, 6 pm CET

On July 13th at 6pm, this semesters’ second ENLIGHT lecture will be hosted and livestreamed online. This session explores the importance of equity in society ranging from migration and politics of integration over diversity in the schoolbooks to global citizenship education.

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Online workshop on best practices of Research and Support Offices (22 April 2022)

The online workshop on best practices of Research and Support Offices (RSOs) took place on the 22 of April 2022 and counted with the participation of support staffs of the nine institutions.

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R&I Workshop “The evaluation of research and researchers”: registration and agenda

© Ghent University, Christophe Vandereecken

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Don´t miss the opportunity to participate in the ENLIGHT innovative and exciting courses and learn more about ENLIGHT's 9 partner universities!

Check-out & listen to the ENLIGHT student testimonials collected during the first editions of the Interdisciplinary Study of the Climate Neutral City, AI for non-IT students and Global Engagement Module courses that took place in Spring 2022 to understand what the ENLIGHT challenge-based courses are all about and see how the ENLIGHT students showcase their 9 universities.

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ENLIGHT Open Science Ambassador Network

Promoting innovative Open Science Workflows

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