Whose job is most at risk from the C-19 economic downturn? How much subsidy would compensate different types of businesses for the recent social distancing measures? How can you make forecasts when official statistical data collection is simply too slow?
A new study in PNAS (www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1919387117) shows that bees share a capacity for automatic learning the complex statistical properties often experienced in natural environments. Previously this was thought to be a visual capacity only present in humans and higher-level species, and the discovery in bees with a miniature brain inspires further improvements in AI.
CEU has been notified by Blackbaud, a third-party service provider and one of the world's largest providers of customer relationship management systems for non-profit organizations and the higher education sector, of a data security incident. While Blackbaud assures us that the data compromised in the incident was comparatively low risk as it did not involve credit card information, we immediately launched our own investigation and wanted to inform our community about the situation and the steps we are taking to ensure the greatest possible level of data security.
The awards, which are accompanied by the €5,000 Diener Prize, will be presented at CEU’s Opening Ceremony on September 25, 2020.
A joint statement on social sciences in a time of crisis, from the Presidents of the partner institutions of CIVICA - The European University of Social Sciences.
The Board has instructed CEU leadership to complete negotiations with Vienna by June 2020.
CEU welcomes the unequivocal opinion of the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice in the matter of lex CEU. Advocate General Kokott has clearly declared that lex CEU violates European law. In her opinion, she declares that Lex CEU “cannot be justified”. It is an exercise of “arbitrary discrimination” and imposes a “disproportionate restriction” on academic freedom. It constitutes a “discriminatory and disproportionate” infringement of the freedom to found and operate educational establishments.
CEU has achieved its best ever ranking for research and teaching by QS Quacquarelli Symonds.
As a university that has had to defend its academic freedom, CEU has a special obligation to speak out whenever such freedoms come under threat.