LERU in the European Parliament

Brussels, Belgium, 31 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs a LERU lunch event, hosted by MEP Philippe De Backer, informing MEP assistants about LERU’s views and positions on a number of R&I topics.

LERU and Cultural Institutions

Copenhagen, Denmark, 27 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Prof Patrik Andersson, director of Music at Lund University, to discuss the role of musea and cultural institutions in LERU universities.

Board of Directors MRBB

Helsinki, Finland, 26 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates through conference call in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

375th Anniversary of the University of Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland, 26 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the festivities (reception, museum opening, academic ceremony) of the 375th anniversary of the University of Helsinki.

LERU and Nordforsk

Helsinki, Finland, 26 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with Prof Marja Makarow, chair of the Nordforsk Board, to discuss ERA related issues.

Future Universities Roundtable

Helsinki, Finland, 25 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the “Future Universities Roundtable”, preparing the 400th anniversary of the University of Helsinki.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 20 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

PhD Seminar Cathy Suykens

Leuven, Belgium, 17 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the PhD seminar of Dra Cathy Suykens on “Floods and International River Basin Districts: Europe stands United?”.

Appointments Committee MRBB

Brussels, Belgium, 17 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Appointments Committee of MRBB.

Uppsala University

Brussels, Belgium, 17 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Rector Eva Akesson and the senior management team of Uppsala University, and speaks on recent EU R&I developments.

Audit Committee MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 10 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Audit Committee of MRBB.

PhD Seminar Jean-Christophe Beyers

Leuven, Belgium, 10 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the PhD seminar of Drs Jean-Christophe Beyers on “The legal relationship between spatial planning and water management in the framework of adaptation to climate change”.

LERU-Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 6 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

TCD President Patrick Prendergast

Leuven, Belgium, 6 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere welcomes Prof Patrick Prendergast, President and Provost of Trinity College Dublin, in Leuven and discusses recent R&I developments in Europe.

LERU Policy Committee Meeting

Leiden, The Netherlands, 2 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Policy Committee at Leiden University, discussing recent R&I developments in Europe.

LERU-IDEA League

Leiden, The Netherlands, 2 March 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Dr Willemijn Dicke, new Secretary-General of the IDEA League, and discusses recent R&I developments in Europe.

SSH Research and Cardiff University

Leuven, Belgium, 27 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Prof Rick Delbridge and Prof George Boyne, Cardiff University, to discuss Social Sciences and Humanities Research.

LERU ERP-Community Meeting

Brussels, Belgium, 26 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere presents the recent EU developments in R&I at the meeting of the LERU Community of European Research Project Managers, at KU Leuven, Campus Brussels .

Advancing Technology for Humanity

Brussels, Belgium, 26 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with representatives of IEEE, whom’s core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

Universities, Innovation and Europe

Brussels, Belgium, 26 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the EIB Institute Event on “Universities, Innovation and Europe”.

Board of Directors MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 24 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

Future Challenges for Universities

Leuven, Belgium, 20 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Rector-Magnificus Bert Vander Zwaan, Utrecht University, to discuss future challenges for universities in Europe.

Transforming Innovation Policy for Europe

Florence, Italy, 17 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the conference “Transforming Innovation Policy for Europe: Towards a New Theory” at the European University Institute, Florence.

Online Learning

Brussels, Belgium, 6 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the morning session of the LERU Open Seminar on Online Learning at the Scotland House Conference Centre in Brussels.

SSH and Interdisciplinary Research

Brussels, Belgium, 3 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU launch event for the LERU brochure on SSH and Interdisciplinary Research at KOWI, Brussels.

Text and Data Mining

Brussels, Belgium, 3 February 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the High Level Roundtable Discussion on Text and Data Mining with Commissioner G√ľnther Oettinger.

LERU Board of Directors Meeting

London, United Kingdom, 30 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU BoD meeting at University College London, discussing the state of affairs of LERU activities.

Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar

London, United Kingdom, 29 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar on “Implementing the Science and Innovation Strategy”.

Assessing the Impact of Science Funding in Europe

Brussels, Belgium, 27 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Bruegel/Simpatic workshop on assessing the impact of science funding in Europe.

VREG Business Plan 2015

Brussels, Belgium, 23 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the presentation of the VREG Business Plan 2015.

INBO

Brussels, Belgium, 20 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Dr Jurgen Tack, Director-General INBO (Institute for Nature and Forest Research), to discuss issues of mutual concern in EU R&I policy.

Understanding Research Involving Animals and the Alternatives

Brussels, Belgium, 20 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in an MEP hosted meeting of the Wellcome Trust on research involving animals and the alternatives, in the European Parliament.

EU-LIFE

Brussels, Belgium, 20 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Dr Marta Agostinho, EU-LIFE Manager, to discuss issues of mutual concern in EU R&I policy.

Environmental Border Taxes

Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, 16 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the annual meeting of the PhD guidance commission of Alice Pirlot, working on Environmental Border Taxes, at UCL.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 16 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

Economic Impact LERU

Leuven, Belgium, 15 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with Graeme Blackett of Biggar Economics to discuss the LERU Economic Impact Study.

Organisational Re-structuring of European universities

Barcelona, Spain, 12 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU seminar on organisational re-structuring of European universities at the University of Barcelona.

Board of Directors MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 6 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

Inaugural Lectures Faculty of Law KU Leuven

Leuven, Belgium, 6 January 2015

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the academic session with inaugural lectures at the Faculty of Law of KU Leuven.