Past events

The Zero Project Conference 2024: Inclusive Education, and ICT
21 February 2024 - 23 February 2024

The Zero Project Conference (#ZeroCon24) is a unique global meeting place to innovate for disability inclusion. Around 1,000 people from 100 countries are invited to attend the annual conference at the United Nations Offices in Vienna, and more than 10,000 persons will be joining online or watch the recorded sessions on Youtube on demand. This year, Zero Project CHARM-EU awardee Agnes Sarolta Fazekas, Work Package Leader on Inclusiveness, will be one of the speakers of the conference.

The European Degree: Impact on Students’ involvement and the role of European universities alliances
21st February 2024

The inaugural event of the UNICA – 4EU+ Alliance Joint Education Webinar Series will explore the profound impact of the European Degree on students’ participation and the role played by European university alliances in this context. The event aims to bring together insights from various stakeholders, providing a comprehensive overview of the current landscape and potential future developments.

SDG Conference in Bergen
7-9 February 2024

The climate and nature crises indicate a code red for humanity. There is a huge gap between political leadership, knowledge, resources and technology. This reflects an urgent need for transformative change. How can universities and the academic professions engage in these changes in new and more radical ways? This digital conference brings together participants from around the world and will include speakers from academia, government, innovation hubs, industry, and more.

Q&A session - 2024 Edition
February 5, 2024

Join the Q&A session about the CHARM-EU Master's in Global Challenges for Sustainability! The event is scheduled to take place on February 5 from 6 PM CET for a duration of 1 hour, ensuring a concise and impactful experience. We'll kick things off with a brief 10-minute introduction. The next 20 minutes will be dedicated to addressing pre-submitted questions. Following that, we'll dive into a dynamic 30-minute Q&A session, offering an opportunity for real-time interaction with professors and admisnistrative staff from the master's. 

CHARM-EU Grand Finale 2024
31st January to 2nd February, 2024

The forthcoming Grand Finale 2024 of the CHARM-EU Master's Global Challenges for Sustainability will happen from January 31st to February 2nd, skillfully blending a hybrid format for a wider reach. Hosted by the University of Barcelona, the agenda promises an engaging series of activities. A primary focus will be on evaluating the final presentations by the students of their Capstone projects. Beyond academic assessments, this event also serves as a platform to commemorate the conclusion of the second cohort of the CHARM-EU Master's program, marking the academic journey's successful completion. 

CHARM-EU Life Sciences Network meeting
29th and 30th January 2024

This networking event will bring together the nine CHARM-EU partner universities to foster a deeper sense of partnership and synergy. In pursuit of this objective, this event is designed to bring together members from faculties specializing in the field of Life Sciences. Through a blended format, this gathering seeks to facilitate meaningful interactions, enabling the participants to collectively define multiple cooperation strategies. The overarching goal is to contribute collaboratively to the conceptualization and establishment of a new university model, solidifying the foundation for a more integrated and impactful academic alliance.

Artificial Intelligence in Science - emerging policies and practical use cases
Monday 18 December 2023

As artificial intelligence becomes more deeply embedded in science, it has the potential to transform research systems and drive scientific discovery. The benefits for research communities, and for society more broadly, are apparent. However, as the actual and potential use cases multiply, the debate around the ethical and social implications of AI in science becomes more urgent.

This webinar will explore recent trends and policy developments relating to the use of artificial intelligence in science, with a practical case study as well as expert input from the European Commission and the OECD.

New Challenges to Democracy
23 January 2024

How can R&I contribute to a future robust society?

At this event the University of Bergen and NORCE Norwegian Research Centre will discuss new challenges to democracy, and dive deeper into three main themes: AI, climate change, and democratic deliberation. The University of Bergen (UiB) and NORCE Norwegian Research Centre invite you to an insightful discussion with researchers, policymakers, and experts. 

RESEARCH EU Closing Joint Event
Thursday 14th December 2023

SEA-EU is organising a final event for their ReSEArch-EU project next Thursday 14th December 2023. Meritxell Chaves, TORCH Secretary General, will participate in the conference joining the panel session entitled ‘Sustainability and Continuity of Strategic Research Agenda: Project capability to prompt institutional changes and transformational initiatives’ from 18:40 to 19:05 together with Fidel Echevarría (General Coordinator of SEA EU Alliance), Agnieszka Kosciuszko (Lead Project Manager of RE-EURECA-PRO Alliance) and Isabella Baer-Eiselt (Executive director of EU-CONEXUS Alliance).