Two of Scotland’s leading artificial intelligence (AI) experts have joined forces to explore the potential impact of the technology in the world of business. Edited by University of the West of Scotland’s Dr Muhammad Zeeshan Shakir and Professor Naeem Ramzan, the ‘AI for Emerging Verticals: Human-robot computing, sensing and networking’ book explores […]

Social investments during childhood, such as investment in education and the attitudinal climate, will shape future careers. In early childhood, the mother’s encouraging attitude towards financial independence predicts becoming an entrepreneur or a university graduate. Growing up in a farming family predicts entrepreneurship, and good success at school predicts higher education. […]

For years, the metal nanoparticles used in catalysts have been getting smaller and smaller. Now, a research team at Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) in Vienna, Austria have shown that everything is suddenly different when you arrive at the smallest possible size: a single atom. Metals such as gold […]

The concentration of oestrogens in the blood affect a woman’s health in many ways. For example, oestrogens contribute to a strong bone structure and help wounds heal more quickly: “When a woman reaches menopause, we see the levels of oestrogens decline and an increase of other hormones, called gonadotropins”, says Kai […]

European Higher Education Organization is a public organization carrying out academic, educational and information activities on higher education in Europe.

The EHEO general plan stresses that:

  • Higher education systems require adequate funding and, as an investment in economic growth, public spending in higher education should be protected.
  • The challenges faced by higher education require more flexible governance and funding systems, which balance greater autonomy for education institutions with accountability to stakeholders.

Thus, EHEO plans:

  • improve academic and scientific interaction of universities;
  • protect the interests of universities;
  • interact more closely with public authorities of European countries;
  • popularize European higher education in the world;
  • develop academic mobility;
  • seek funding for European universities.