Launching Academia Europaea’s Tbilisi Knowledge Hub

Launching Academia Europaea’s Tbilisi Knowledge Hub

On 24th April 2019, the official opening of Academia Europaea’s 5th Knowledge Hub took place at Tbilisi State University in the presence of the Georgian Prime Minister, Mamuka Bakhtadze. The collaboration agreement between Academia Europaea and Tbilisi State University was signed by the President of Academia Europaea, Sierd Cloetingh MAE, and by the Rector (President) of Tbilisi State University, George Sharvashidze MAE.

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The future of research: assessing the impact of Plan S

The future of research: assessing the impact of Plan S

The bold ambition behind Plan S is to ensure that full open access to published research finally becomes a reality.  Yet, what does it mean for the future of research?  Join us for this international event at KU Leuven on 5th-6th November 2019, where our distinguished panels of experts will debate the prospects for researchers, universities, learned societies and academies.

KU Leuven Library
KU Leuven Library

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Cardiff Hub Director visits China

Cardiff Hub Director visits China

Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS, Academic Director of the Academia Europaea – Cardiff University Knowledge Hub and Vice-President of Academia Europaea, visited Jinan University in Guangzhou, China last week. Jinan University is one of the oldest and largest (~50000 students) Universities in China, dating back to the Qing Dynasty and belongs to the elite group of “211 Project Universities” as well the more recently established category of “Double First Class Disciplines Universities”.

Professor Petersen giving one of his three lectures at Jinan University’s Main Campus.
Professor Petersen giving one of his three lectures at Jinan University’s Main Campus.

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2020 Millennium Technology Prize – Call for nominations

2020 Millennium Technology Prize – Call for nominations

AE Cardiff would like to draw your attention to the call for nominations for the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize. The Millennium Technology Prize is one million euros, and is awarded every two years by Technology Academy Finland (TAF) to an individual or to a team of any nationality.

Millennium Technology Prize logo

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AE Cardiff Hub promotes its work at UKRI GCRF Event on Food Systems and Resilience

AE Cardiff Hub promotes its work at UKRI GCRF Event on Food Systems and Resilience

On 26th March, the AE Cardiff Hub contributed to a UKRI (UK Research and Innovation) – GCRF (Global Challenges Research Fund) Regional Event on Food Systems and Resilience, organised by Cardiff University’s Research and Innovation Services Team. This was one of a series of events, for the UKRI to provide an update on live and upcoming ODA (Official Development Assistance) calls/activities, and to discuss key topics.

Delegates networking in the Hadyn Ellis Building foyer
The event took place in the Hadyn Ellis Building, home to the AE Cardiff Hub

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AE Cardiff Hub supports Bremen-Cardiff Alliance launch

AE Cardiff Hub supports Bremen-Cardiff Alliance launch

The AE Cardiff Hub was delighted to be invited to the Bremen-Cardiff Alliance launch event which took place in Cardiff University’s Main Building Council Chamber on 25th March 2019.

Bremen-Cardiff launch ceremony
Professor Colin Riordan, Rainer Sulzer, Baroness Randerson and Professor Bernd-Scholz-Reiter

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