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Artificial Intelligence and Intersectionality

Europe of Knowledge |

Behind the Artificial Intelligence (AI) hype about its numerous benefits, uncomfortable questions concerning the problematic social impacts of AI on issues such as justice, fairness and equality are intensifying. While it has been argued that AI has a potential to eliminate human bias, growing evidence suggests quite the opposite – that AI is amplifying and exacerbating gender, racial, ethnic and other stereotypes.

10 reasons why academic conferences are a must!

Catarina M. Liberato |

If you are a PhD candidate, you might have heard at some point that it would be good for you to attend an academic conference. Well, I would say that you must! As a final year PhD Candidate in International Relations at the University of Kent, I have attended international conferences since 2021, the second […]

Politics and Policies of Skills Shortage

Europe of Knowledge |

Last month, the first endorsed workshop by the ECPR Standing Group Knowledge Politics and Policies unfolded at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops in Lüneburg (Germany). The workshop with the theme “The Politics and Policies of Skills Shortage” brought together thirteen scholars from across Europe who are working on the issue of skills shortage from different disciplinary angles.

Responsible Research and Innovation training

Europe of Knowledge |

How to align research and innovation with values, needs and expectations of society? During the past ten years, researchers, policy-makers and funders in Europe have developed and supported the Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) approach to address societal aspects of research and innovation early on.

Explaining Research Activities of International Organizations

Europe of Knowledge |

Anke Reinhardt International governmental organizations are not, at least not primarily, research organizations. There are exceptions: For example, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) were both created to conduct research. But the vast majority of international organizations have other functions: facilitating international cooperation, regulating international […]

Three Top Tips for Disseminating and Amplifying your Research

Patrick Bijsmans |

During UACES Graduate Forum Doctoral Training Academy I shared my thoughts on ‘Creating Impact: Disseminating and Amplifying Your Research’. These thoughts have been very much shaped by my career as an academic.

EU-UK Event - Simon Usherwood

eu!radio |

Every Monday, a member of the international academic association ‘UACES’ will address a current topic linked to their research. Very pleased to welcome you back on Euradio. Simon Usherwood, you are Professor at the Open University, and Chair of our partners UACES.         Listen to the podcast on euradio.       […]

Anniversary Events

eu!radio |

Very pleased to welcome back Amelia Hadfield on “Ideas on Europe”. It’s been already four years since she launched the “Centre for Britain and Europe” at the University of Surrey.

The Role of Inclusion in Macro‐Regional Policies for Student Mobility

Europe of Knowledge |

Alina Felder & Merli Tamtik Even though barrier‐free access to student mobility has become a significant policy problem for governments (Cairns, 2019), issues of social justice have been largely absent from institutional strategies of higher education (HE) internationalisation (Buckner et al., 2020a; Özturgut 2017). With our research we contribute to this aspect, offering a comparative […]

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