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Launch of ERAI – EUNIS Research and Analysis Initiative

We are happy to announce the launch of ERAI – the EUNIS Research and Analysis Initiative.

The main goal of ERAI is to provide a platform where to find the information a University management needs to understand the uses and trends of IT for the European Higher Education system? Through ERAI, EUNIS will: provide case studies from specific countries, compare studies between two or several countries, share contributions coming from Members, write EUNIS’ articles, publish and promote surveys and analysis of the Task Forces, etc.

  • ERAI will support university IT leaders to develop their business
  • ERAI will support the European Union in understanding differences and similarities of the Higher Education IT issues in the different European countries.
  • ERAI will offer Corporate Members the opportunity to establish a fruitful collaboration with the Universities.
  • Most importantly, ERAI will give EUNIS the possibility to collect and manage content coming from Europe, making it the official “megaphone” of the all members.

Erai-services

BencHEIT event in Bologna Dec 1st – programme update

We would like to remind you that registration for the next BencHEIT Task Force Workshop will close on November 16th.

Several IT benchmarking initiatives from different Countries will be discussed during the event.
If you haven’t had the chance to register yet, please take a look at the interesting program.

Participation in the event is open, free of charge, to all EUNIS Members. If you are not a EUNIS Member Institution, but interested in this topic, please contact Michele Mennielli (m.mennielli@cineca.it) to learn more about the event. There are limited number of seats available, but it might be possible for you to attend.

We hope to see you all soon in Bologna!

TNC15: call for proposals – by 28 Nov

 TNC15 15-18 JUNE 2015, Porto, Portugal
Dear colleagues,
The TNC15 Call for Proposals deadline is approaching very fast, 5 days to the deadline, Friday 28 November 2014!
Proposals for sessions and presentations can be submitted directly to the TNC15 website:
TNC15 is the largest networking conference for research and education in Europe. The theme of TNC15 is ‘Connected Communities’. The conference will be held from 15-18 June 2015 in Porto, Portugal, organised by TERENA (GÉANT Association) and hosted by FCT|FCCN, Portugal’s unit for the operation of the National Research and Education Network (NREN) within the funding agency for science and research in Portugal.
To select presentations / sessions at the TNC15, all submission will go through three comprehensive reviews:
(1) double-blind (at least two reviewers),
(2) non-blind  and
(3) participative peer reviews. Authors will receive the result of the evaluations by the reviewers of their abstracts.
The conference programme will be made up of keynote speakers, accepted speakers and accepted sessions proposals.
See more detailed information about the Call for Proposals, topics and guidelines on the TNC15 website:

 

ACA European Policy Seminar: 4th Dec, Brussels

English-medium instruction (EMI) has become a systemic feature in many European countries, particularly at the Master level. Even though the growth curve now shows signs of flattening, the number of English-taught programmes (ETPs) in Europe has seen a very steep rise in the last 15 years. This ACA European Policy Seminar will present, amongst other things, the key findings of ACA’s latest (2014) Europe-wide surveys of this form of tuition. There are some surprises in store.

But this is only one item on the seminar’s agenda: In an opening presentation, Adrian Veale of the European Commission will tackle the difficult question which language – or languages – Europe’s new global outreach strategy (“Europe in the world”) should use to attract the world’s young talents to our continent’s universities and colleges.

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