Science communication focus at EUPRIO Venice workshop

The vital role of science communication and engagement will dominant much of the agenda for EUPRIO in the year leading up its 2020 annual conference – which take place in Trieste, Italy, from 30 August to 2 September next year, writes Nic Mitchell The first event planned is a one day panel discussion and workshop on ‘Train the scientist’ to be hosted by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice on Tuesday,…

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Branding was the focus for Italian communicators

Two EUPRIO presidents, one from the present and the other from the not so distant past, attended the annual meeting of the Italian association of higher education communication professionals, AICUN, in Rome. Current president Christine Legrand, from CPE Lyon in France, took part in a round table discussion on university branding with Paolo Pomati, from Università del Piemonte Orientale in Italy, who was out president from 2008-12. Also taking part…

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Don’t leave it too late for Perugia!

Before you pack your bags and head for the sun, don’t forget to register for EUPRIO’s 2015 conference in Perugia, Italy, says NIC MITCHELL. This year’s theme of Turn it upside down reflects the upheaval higher education is going through across the European continent and beyond. The conference opens on Sunday, September 6 – a change from the usual Thursday start – and is the fourth to be held in…

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