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Schrap die bezuiniging, investeer 1,1 miljard in een Normaal Academisch Peil

“Een belachelijke korting van 149 miljoen, terwijl een investering van 1,1 miljard euro structureel nodig is om tot een Normaal Academisch Peil te komen.” Dat stelt Pieter Duisenberg, voorzitter van de Vereniging van Universiteiten namens de 14 universiteiten, WOinActie, de vakbonden, de studentenbonden en diverse andere organisaties verenigd onder de naam Normaal Academisch Peil. Duisenberg: Read More …

ScienceGuide survey on freedom/security of researchers in public debates

The past months, Dutch media have reported repeatedly about researchers receiving intimidating or threatening responses upon their participation in a public debate. ScienceGuide is collecting the experiences of academic researchers with this issue study its frequency and implications, as well as find out whether researchers feel supported by their institute when they (want to) participate Read More …

BioBusiness Summer School

Jumpstart your business career in Life Sciences! Are you a PhD student, a postdoc or a Master student and are you interested to pursue your career in one of the many Life Sciences companies in the Benelux? Do you want to know more about your career opportunities and learn about key business topics? Then the Read More …

BCF Career Event Online

BCF Career Event Online: Discover Your Career Path in Life Sciences with BCF Career Are you a newly graduate looking for your first job, a (young) professional looking for the next step in your career or simply interested in enhancing your career? Join BCF Career Event Online on 12 May to discover your career path Read More …

Free annual conference PRIDE (Professionals in Doctoral Education within Europe)

On May 5th/6th 2021, the association for Professionals in Doctoral Education within Europe (PRIDE-Network Association) organizes its FREE annual conference, themed „Giving a voice to professionals in doctoral education – how do we communicate and position ourselves?“*. With this conference PRIDE wishes to shed a light on the topic of how professionals in doctoral education Read More …

Toekomstvisie WOO (vision scientific research & education, Dutch)

WOinActie heeft samen met De Jonge Akademie, Promovendi Netwerk Nederland,de Landelijke Studentenvakbond en PostdocNL haar Toekomstvisie WOO gepubliceerd waarin ze uiteen zet wat de belangrijkste problemen in het wetenschappelijk onderwijs en onderzoek zijn en hoe die op te lossen zijn. Om het wetenschappelijk onderzoek en onderwijs toekomstbestendig te maken, zijn drie dingen nodig: structurele investeringen, herziening van financieringsstructuren Read More …

April 6: Alarm Day! Call on the new government to invest 1.1 billion euros on a structural basis for university education.

The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) has asked BKB [https://bkb.nl/english/] to support a broad coalition in organizing an ‘Alarm Day’ on 6 April to press home the lobby of the VSNU, universities and trade unions. The entire academic community will stand united on this: staff, administrators, alumni, trade unions and students. Newly elected Read More …

Academic Precarity – webinars

The ISE, Initiative for Science Europe, gives policy advice at the European level about issues in academia. The ISE Researchers’ Careers Task Force has been conducting a long reflection on the organisation of academic research in Europe, with a focus on the systemic structural changes that will be necessary for Europe to remain an attractive Read More …