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LERU Newsletter (March 2021)


Sharing strategy on sustainability
Sustainability is the focus of a new forum set up by LERU. The Ad Hoc Group will enable senior university managers to discuss strategies for sustainability issues and share successful initiatives. It meets for the first time on 31 March. Read more


No blind “EU First" Approach in EU Research & Innovation Policy
LERU is concerned about the “EU First” attitude that seems to drive the European Commission’s approach to some R&I partnerships, initiatives or draft work programmes. Read more


Coronavirus will strengthen Open Science
The corona virus pandemic has brought home the importance of Open Science to many people, but Dr Paul Ayris needed no convincing. 
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 Governance in the age of complexity: building resilience to COVID-19 and future pandemics
On 23 March 2021, the Geneva Science-Policy Interface (GSPI) launched their policy brief. Read more


 LERU New Year's Debate about China & Europe on the New Silk Road
LERU organised a virtual edition of the annual New Year’s Debate, sparking a discussion about the connections between China and Europe on its New Silk Road. Read more


Rector of the University of Copenhagen, Henrik C. Wegener, to continue till 2025
The Board of the University of Copenhagen has decided to extend Rector Henrik C. Wegener's tenure to the end of February 2025. Read more


Michel Deneken re-elected President of University of Strasbourg
Prof. Michel Deneken has been re-elected as President of the University of Strasbourg (France) for a second mandate from 2021 till 2025. Read more