December 14, 2015
CEU supports the initiative of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) calling upon all universities, research institutes, research funders and individual researchers to sign and promote their petition to the European Commission saying that research funding should go to research, not to publishers. The petition calls on the Dutch EU Presidency to prevent publishers from being paid twice for the same content: first, by selling costly subscriptions; second, by charging for making articles available in Golden Open Access.
December 1, 2015
Andrew Cartwright, co-director of CEU’s Center for Policy Studies, Sara Svensson, visiting professor in the School of Public Policy at CEU, and Julia Szalai, visiting professor in the Department of Political Science and Nationalism Studies Program and senior research fellow at CPS, participate in the SOLIDUS Research Project (Solidarity in European Societies: Empowerment, Social Justice and Citizenship) with 13 other partner institutions from Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom.
November 16, 2015
CEU alumna Yuliya Voytenko (ENVSCI PhD ‘07) has been granted SEK 3 million from FORMAS (the Swedish Research Council) for a 3-year research project, entitled Sharing and the City (2016-2018). Voytenko is currently a researcher at the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), a MESPOM Consortium partner.
November 3, 2015
Co-directors of CEU’s Center for Policy Studies Viola Zentai and Andrew Cartwright have joined the international research network Overcoming Inequalities in Schools and Learning Communities: Innovative Education for a New Century (SALEACOM). SALECOM aims to address educational and social exclusion in schools and learning communities through a number of academic exchanges. The project activities will be implemented in 36 months with a total € 391,500 funding from the European Commission's H2020 Programme.
November 3, 2015
CEU’s Center for Network Science has acquired a grant from the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research for a research project entitled "Quantifying Scientific Performance and Success in the Physics Community."
October 20, 2015
The Center for Policy Studies (CPS) at CEU has joined the project entitled “Enhancing the EU's Transboundary Crisis Management Capacities: Strategies for Multi-Level Leadership (TransCrisis).” The project, led by the London School of Economics, runs between 2015-2017 with a total €2,28 million funding from the European Commission's H2020 Programme.
October 6, 2015
Tijana Krstic, associate professor in the Department of Medieval Studies at CEU, won a European Research Council Consolidator Grant. The Ottoconfession project will explore how and why the Ottoman Empire evolved from a fourteenth-century polity where “confessional ambiguity” between Sunnism and Shiism prevailed, into an Islamic state concerned with defining and enforcing a “Sunni orthodoxy” by the early sixteenth century.
July 10, 2015
As part of CEU's commitment to both the humanities and interdisciplinary teaching and research, the University launched a Humanities Initiative in spring 2014. The Initiative provides incentives for new cross-departmental and interdisciplinary research and teaching activities in the humanities, and to infuse CEU social science programs with perspectives, approaches and accomplishments taken from the humanities.
April 5, 2015
Co-director of CEU’s Center for Policy Studies Viola Zentai and Research Fellow Zsuzsanna Arendas will participate in Industrial Relations in Multilingual Environments at Work (IR-MultiLing), a research project funded by the European Commission's Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion for their project Industrial Relations in Multilingual Environments at Work (IR-MultiLing).
March 20, 2015
Students are familiar with course and professor evaluations but some might not have had the opportunity to give mid-course feedback that could improve their learning experience. CEU Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences and Policy Tamara Steger wanted to see what kind of difference it could make, so she applied for and won a CEU Teaching Development Grant and is working on the project in consultation with the University's Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL).