Three projects of the Centre for Research in Biomedical Engineering (CREB) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC), led by researcher Alexandre Perera, have been selected in the 2021 CaixaResearch Validate call: Virtual Perfusionist, MV-Optimizer and Vincer.AI. Virtual Perfusionist is a 3D game-based training platform for operating the heart-lung machine in cardiac surgery. It is […]

The end of September coincides with a bevy of ocean literacy events given the prominence that this thematic has recently gained on the international agenda. Ocean literacy is defined by UNESCO/IOC as “an understanding of the ocean’s influence on you and your influence on the ocean” and it revolves around seven cardinal […]

One of the most complete plesiosaurs in Africa was discovered in Angola by paleontologists from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. This new study published in the prestigious PlosOne journal reveals the most complete plesiosaur skull from Sub-Saharan Africa, discovered and excavated in Namibe province, Angola, by Octávio Mateus, in 2017. The study of […]

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.