How do scientists tackle a surprising problem they face? You can witness this in the Science Battle competition, where researchers from the Universities of Pavia, Poitiers and Turku compete against each other. Three teams try to solve questions submitted by the public. The competition can be followed online or on site on university campuses.
Entrepreneurship for research professionals is the first joint course of the EC2U Alliance. Organised by Turku School of Economics, the course can be applied to with a motivation letter by all doctoral candidates of the EC2U universities. Completing the course also gives the students an opportunity to participate in the activities of EC2U Entrepreneurship Academy in spring 2022.
How does a researcher tackle a problem? Science Battle is a game like event to show the public in a concrete way how researchers tackle a new research question and to demonstrate the process of research. Game was created year 2016 at the University of Turku, Finland and now it will expand as a battle between European Campuses of City Universities (EC2U) alliance.
Do you have in mind a question you would like to ask researchers? Now is the time for it as researchers from three European universities compete in a playful Science Battle to solve puzzling questions. Send us a question and come follow the search for answers at the first EC2U Science Battle on September 24th.
The Coimbra Group, an association of long-established European multidisciplinary universities of high international standard, appointed a new Executive Board and Rectors’ Advisory Group in its General Assembly.
In its meeting on 11 June 2021, the University Board decided on the establishment of new degree programmes taught in English.
How can we support each other during and after the Covid-19 pandemic? This question was highlighted at the second EC2U Forum hosted online by the University of Turku in Finland. Co-operation and learning from others was seen as a clear way to survive and progress.
The EC2U Forum 2021 is now over. Now we can enjoy the new ideas, contacts and discussion generated by the forum. Turku says Thank you.
We will meet again on Friday 24th of September when we have our first Science Battle. In the raffle the firs competitors are University of Pavia, University of Poitiers and University of Turku. On the last friday on September 2022 will compete the teams from Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, University of Coimbra, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena and University of Salamanca.
The EC2U Forum of Seven European Universities Challenged Participants to Consider Social Sustainability
Hosted by the University of Turku, the virtually organised EC2U Forum on 19–21 May included discussion on social sustainability, cooperation of universities and cities, micro-credentials, and thinking of ways how to recognise students' engagement.
The joint European Campus of City-Universities (EC2U) alliance forum of seven European universities will be held from 19 to 21 May. The core themes of the event, organised by the University of Turku, are social sustainability, cooperation between cities and universities, as well as micro-credentials and students' engagement. Registration for the whole event or parts of it is now open.