This section includes the main videos produced as part of the activities of COMPASS. From webinars on hot trending topics, to activities organized to bring science closer to everyone or to foster Equality, Diversity and Inclusion within Ulysseus alliance. Also, here you will be able to find the recap videos of some of the activities organized for researchers which have been documented on video.

Webinars & Workshops

Series of webinars organized as part of the activities of COMPASS. Here, you will be able to find webinars on key regional and local challenges

and webinars, workshops and video-guides created to disseminate the COMPASS Best Practices.

COMPASS Insights

Series of webinars on key regional and local challenges addressed to a more specialized audience. Each webinar had a panel of experts presenting on key topics and were streamed through Ulysseus YouTube channel.

Organised by Ulysseus Innovation Hubs, these webinars bring together experts from academia, industry and NGO’s, among other organisations to discuss key regional and local challenges.Topics under discussion include climate change, environmental degradation, resource depletion, sustainability; inequality; health and well-being in an increasingly ageing society; economic, regulatory and technical issues o renewable energy; smart and climate-neutral cities; gender inequality; entrepreneurship; artificial intelligence for businesses and education; present and future of robotics; cultural heritage, etc.

Learn more about the state-of-the-art of key trending topics through this series of webinars organized as part of COMPASS.

Innovation Hubs (2022-2023)

Innovation Hubs (2021-2022)

COMPASS Good Practices

As part of COMPASS, Ulysseus European University has produced a series of documents of good practices to both institutions inside and outside the alliance, leading a transformation process to boost interlinked Research, Innovation and Education with high impact in local and regional development, thus, contributing to the economic, social and cultural growth of Europe. This section includes the webinars, workshops and video-guides developed to disseminate these good practices.

Good Practices Video-Guides

Good Practices Webinars & Workshops

Science for everyone

Initiatives aiming at bringing science closer to all target audiences. Here, we include all the activities organized as part of the European Researchers’ Night which is held annually and celebrated across all Europe.

European Researchers' Night 2023

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On 29 September 2023  Ulysseus joined the European Researchers’ Night, a Europe-wide public event which aims at bringing science closer to the public in a engaging way. For this occasion, four Ulysseus experts explained to us in a series of mini interviews how Artificial Intelligence is bringing benefits to citizens in different ways.

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European Researchers' Night 2022

On 30 September 2022, Ulysseus held a quiz involving children and Ulysseus scientists. Here, young students from six European countries challenged our researchers to answer questions related to smart cities.

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European Researchers' Night 2021

On 24 September 2021, Ulysseus held a series of video-interviews with six Ulysseus scientists on circular economy, climate change, green transition, renewable energy and waste management all of them, closely related to the European Green Deal.

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

This section includes all videos related to the different EDI activities implemented as part of COMPASS.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2024

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is an international observance launched by the United Nations celebrated annually on February 11 which aims to promote gender equality in the field of science. To celebrate this occasion, we interviewed Ulysseus students from various STEM disciplines who explain to us why they chose their field of studies and tell us who are the females scientist that mostly inspire them.

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Female scientists breaking barriers in research

On occasion of the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2023, we launched a series of interviews with 7 female researchers of Ulysseus. In this initiative, you will have the opportunity to learn existing challenges in society that motivated them to do research in gender studies and a selection of publications and projects they are working on.

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Who you are matters. How to incorporate a gender+...

On 10th February Ulysseus European University organised a webinar titled “Who you are matters. How to incorporate a gender+ and intersectional perspective in STEM research” to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science in 2023. This activity was hosted by the University of Genoa and was open to everyone.

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Science, where magic happens

Roundtable celebrated on 11 February 2022 for the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. At this event, upper secondary students from six countries had the opportunity to ask questions to young female researchers from the six partner universities.

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Researchers' Events

Activities organised for researchers to engage with peers, establishing new collaborations and consolidating consortiums and seizing opportunities to develop joint European projects, scientific workshops, seminars, congresses, courses and mobilities.

Conference on Transferable Skills for Research & Innovation

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This conference was organised by Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences and took place on October 4-5, 2023. This event offered participants an international forum to tackle the key research and innovation challenges that are currently faced in the EU, and which are addressed by the Ulysseus Innovation Hubs. The conference facilitated the cooperation of researchers and peers from all Ulysseus partner universities and beyond.

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Researchers' Workshop in Innsbruck

On September 12-15 2022, the Ulysseus’ Innovation Hub of Food, Biotechnology & Circular Economy, led by MCI | The Entrepreneurial School in Austria, invited researchers from the alliance working in the fields of food technology, agricultural sciences, biosciences, biotechnology, and circular economy to foster exchanges and get-together activities in order to build and strengthen future collaborations and research activities within and beyond the alliance.

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Researchers' Days in Seville

The Ulysseus European University Compass Researchers’ Days in Seville took place on 22-23 June 2022. This event gathered more than 80 researchers from Ulysseus partner universities and comprised seminars, workshops and visits to key research centres.

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Researchers' Days in Košice

The Researchers’ Agenda within the Ulysseus Summit in Košice took place from 27-29 April 2022. This event gathered nearly a hundred members of the Ulysseus community at the Technical University of Košice. At this occasion, researchers had workshops on robotics, data and artificial intelligence, brainstorming sessions on upcoming ideas for Horizon Europe calls for proposals and visits to key research centres within the Technical University of Košice.

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Internationalization for European university alliances

These conferences were particularly significant for European University Alliances, both European and Non-European institutions keen on fostering connections for potential collaborations with European University Alliances, institutional leaders, and those actively engaged in the European Universities Initiative.

Beyond Europe: Joining European Universities Alliances as R&I International Partners

This online conference took place on 24 April 2024. It was devoted to the exploration and sharing of best practices for fostering partnerships outside the European Union (EU). Irrespective of the objectives or the nature of the partnership a European University Alliance may be, our goal is to bring together experts, scholars, and professionals in the field of R&I internationalization.

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Beyond Europe: R&I Internationalization Strategies for European Universities

This online conference took place on January 24 2024 and its objective was to discuss and reflect on the various challenges European University Alliances encounter when developing their internationalisation strategies beyond Europe.

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COMPASS: Leading Ulysseus to become a European University excellence model through Research and Innovation” is a Horizon 2020 project of Ulysseus and the flagship for its R&I agenda and strategy.

COMPASS has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the grant agreement No 101035809. The views and opinions expressed in this communication are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Commission.