The IMR Academy organises academic workshops, lectures and conferences. On Thursday 24 January, the IMR Academy organised the first seminar of 2019 on ‘International PhD experiences in the Netherlands’. Gregor Schäfer, MSc. from the University of Siegen, gave a seminar on the perception and evaluation of different organizational units of the university as well as the Dutch higher education system and institutions to answer the question: ‘How can the overall situation for foreign doctoral candidates be improved by the stakeholders in the environment of the university?’
The book of GLOCAL member Dr Haley Swedlund, 'The Development Dance: How Donors and Recipients Negotiate the Delivery of Foreign Aid', was listed 10th in the twelve recommended reads from Open Canada, a publication from the Canadian International Council.
On the occasion of EUROPAL’s fifth anniversary, the seminar ‘Assessing Better Regulation in the European Union’ took place on Tuesday 18 December 2018, at Radboud University. A diverse group of researchers and practitioners, from the Netherlands and beyond, gathered to present their assessments of the EU’s Better Regulation (BR) programme. Has it so far been as effective and efficient in reality as it has regularly been proclaimed to be in EU policy statements?
Prof. Jan Dul, professor of technology and human factors at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, together with Wilfred Knol, PhD candidate at the IMR and researcher at the Lean-QRM centre of the HAN gave a seminar on theory and implication of Necessary Condition Analysis (NCA).
Mieke Verloo, full professor in Comparative Politics, and Inge Bleijenbergh, associate professor in Research Methods, have received a three million euro Horizon 2020 research grant with a consortium of European partners for the four year GEARING project.
The IMR Academy organises academic workshops, lectures and conferences. On Thursday 22 November, the IMR Academy organised a seminar on ‘Open Science’. Dirk van Gorp, open access officer at the University library, together with Gonny Cremers, member copyright information point, and Dr Mijke Jetten, research data management officer, gave a roadshow on open access publishing (including Radboud Repository), copyright, and data management.
The Centre for Migration Law has again received the status of a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for three years, effective 1 September 2018. The new Jean Monnet programme is on ‘Citizenship, migration and security in the EU’.
At the request of the European Parliament, the Centre for Migration Law has done research on the future relationship between the UK and the EU following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU in the field of migration (excluding asylum), including future movement of EU citizens and UK nationals between the EU and UK. It also investigates the role of the Court of Justice of the EU.
Nadia Sonneveld, a researcher at the Centre for Migration Law, has been awarded a Vidi grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) as part of its Innovational Research Incentives Scheme.
On Wednesday 18 April, Dr. Pieter de Wilde, Associate Professor of European Politics at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, conducted a research seminar in Nijmegen. The seminar was entitled ‘Parliamentary Debate in 21st Century Europe: The Empirical Opportunities of Big Data for analyzing EU scrutiny’.