Higher education across Europe needs to cut red tape, revolutionise lifelong learning, standardise digital platforms, and immerse students in research as well as employability skills from day one, according to new recommendations proposed by Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities.
Students at the University of Warwick are spending their lockdown chatting online with elderly people in France, bridging intergenerational and international divides in a time marked by isolation. Around fifty French language students from Warwick’s School of Modern Languages and Cultures are currently taking part in the programme ‘ShareAmi’, launched by the French non-profit Oldyssey.
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"Even as negotiations for the UK’s exit from the European Union reach their complex climax, [the University of Warwick] is set to virtually host a week-long event dedicated to continental cooperation." Read more about our EUTOPIA network in University Business. (November 2020)
Dr Lucie Gadenne, Department of Economics, writes for French newspaper Libération about the quest for a COVID-19 vaccine, and how to make it accessible to everyone around the world once it is discovered. (May 2020). Also, listen to her interview on Radio Canada here.
EUTOPIA, an established alliance of six European universities that exists to create a connected and inclusive community addressing global and local challenges, has been successful in its bid for a €5m grant from the Erasmus+ ‘European Universities’ programme. June 2019
"Warwick, pourtant peu connue en France, est devenue la troisième université du Royaume-Uni qui accueille le plus de Français" - Le Monde a visité Warwick en mars 2019. (Paywall).
Spanish news. Mathematician Óscar Rivero also went to the United Kingdom a few months ago to do a postdoctoral stay [...] At the University of Warwick, now with another scholarship, the Newton of the Royal Society, he conducts research on Number Theory and Euler's systems, "tools to study the Birch and Swinerton-Dyer conjecture, one of the problems of the millennium"
Italian engineering news. "We are also working closely with WMG, University of Warwick, through its High Value Manufacturing Catapult, an experienced research partner with extensive knowledge gained through support from the automotive and other industries, to develop our energy storage technology."
Spanish news. According to Andrés Hatum, PhD from the University of Warwick UK, the pandemic demanded the human side of the bosses so that they enter your personal life and see what happens in your house. "So the short-termists and those who could not anticipate anything are being carried away by the pandemic current and are disappearing," said the author.
Spanish news. A new study led by researchers at the University of Warwick and the University of Exeter found that "four planets locked in perfect rhythm around a nearby star are designed to spin around your solar system when the sun finally dies," details the statement issued by the team. Astronomers have modelled the future of an unusual planetary system and how the change in gravitational forces results in "the star turning into a white dwarf that will cause its planets to loosen from their orbits and bounce off each other's gravity," as if it were a pinball game, they add. See also Media Inaf (Italian)