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Tandem Fellowship Programme: Researchers meeting in Edinburgh

Once again, we are pleased to announce that two fellowship holders of the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme have come together to work on their project – this time at the University of Edinburgh.

Dr Lea Hartwich (University of Osnabrück) and Dr Helena Radke (University of Edinburgh) are investigating the motivations of young climate activists from the Fridays For Future movement.

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Lower Saxonian Delegation visit to Scotland

At the end of March 2022, the Lower Saxonian Prime Minister, Stephan Weil, accompanied by a political delegation as well as members of the ECAS team, was scheduled to visit the University of Glasgow.
Although the Prime Minister did not arrive in Glasgow due to travel disruptions, the visit was nevertheless a successful event, as the excellent cooperation prospects and important academic objectives of both Lower Saxony and Scotland continue to be enhanced by the European Centre for Advanced Studies.

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Tandem Fellowship Programme: Researchers meeting in Glasgow

We are pleased to announce that two more fellowship holders of the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme have come together to work on their project – this time at the University of Glasgow.

Dr Martin I. Antov (University of Osnabrück) and Dr Danying Wang (University of Glasgow) are conducting joint research on the rhythmic brain activity across different memory systems.

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Tandem Fellowship Programme: Digital Opening Sessions

The European Centre for Advanced Studies is pleased to announce two upcoming Digital Opening Sessions on the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme.

Join a session of your choice and learn more about the details of the programme and the current Open Call for proposals as well as other activities of ECAS related to Lower Saxony-Scotland cooperation.

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Offers for Ukrainian Researchers

Uniting and supporting researchers from countries in Europe that are currently drifting further and further apart is a core mission of the European Centre for Advanced Studies.
Against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine, ECAS would like to highlight the research support and funding offers for the Ukrainian researchers.

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Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme: Open Call for Applications

ECAS is pleased to announce that the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme is entering the next round of the Open Call.

The proven concept remains in place: Early career researchers, who have completed their PhD within the last 10 years and have an employment contract with a Scottish or Lower Saxonian higher education institution are invited to apply for the programme, which is an excellent opportunity to conduct research in a cross-national exchange at the most recognised higher education institutions in Lower Saxony and Scotland.

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Students debate on the Future of Europe!

The European Union has launched an EU citizen’s initiative: the Conference on the Future of Europe. Until Spring 2022, interested EU citizens are invited to utter their views on EU policies and actively contribute to the further development of the EU.

The Ministry of Federal and European Affairs and Regional Development in Lower Saxony is funding a workshop for students from Leuphana University of Lüneburg (Leuphana) as part of the Conference on the Future of Europe.

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Vacancy Notice

We are looking for a STUDENT ASSISTANT (30 hours/month) at the earliest date possible. In this role, you will support our team in building and shaping ECAS as a successful institution by maintaining its online presence.

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