Care and Industry together against COVID-19
The current COVID-19 crisis activated many initiatives worldwide to support and help those who are in need mostly fragmented on a regional scale. Hence, the Enterprise Europe Network launched a new platform - 'Care & Industry together against CORONA'. The ‘Care & Industry together against CORONA’ platform aims to bring together all the different actors in Europe to:
LIFE Program: Call for Proposals 2020
The LIFE Program is a European Union financial instrument intended to co-finance projects in the fields of environmental, nature and climate activities. As part of the Environment and Climate Action sub-programs, a total of 10 new tenders have been opened. More about deadlines and the tenders for the Environment sub-program can be found at the following link, and
Guidelines for Assessment and Grading in Virtual Environment
The Croatian Ministry of Science and Education published Guidelines for Assessment and Grading in a Virtual Environment (for teachers, professors, but also for parents/legal guardians and students). The recommendations, initially intended for high school students, can also be applied with appropriate adjustments in higher education, so the document also contains a private section on recommendations in higher education.
Big Success of Danica Kragić Jensfelt
Famous Croatian scientist Prof. Danica Kragić Jensfelt, Ph.D., professor of computer science at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm and a member of the International Scientific Council of the University of Rijeka, has won a kind of "scientific Oscar" for 2019. Her project Bimanual Manipulation of Rigid and Deformable Objects has been selected as one of 82 projects in the field of physical sciences and engineering to be funded by the European Research Council (ERC).
COVID-19 Extraordinary Call for Proposals
In order to provide a targeted response to the global outbreak caused by COVID-19, the CEI is glad to launch the COVID-19 Extraordinary Call for Proposals 2020. The call purposely aims at addressing quickly the specific needs of communities in CEI Member States. A total budget of EUR 600.000 - supported by all CEI Member States through the CEI Cooperation Fund and by Italy through the Know-how Exchange Programme under the CEI Fund at the EBRD - will be allocated for granting proposa...
Intellectual Property Webinars
The European IP Helpdesk organizes a series of webinars related to Intellectual Property (IP) in EU projects, with a particular focus on Horizon 2020 funded projects. Webinars are free of charge for all participants and are held in English, and the list of webinars to be held during April and May this year is as follows (click on the title for more information): 01/04/2020
UNIRI Students Helping the Healthcare System Workers
The University of Rijeka Student Union supports and hence joined the National Initiative (HSZ) for the creation of protection visors with the help of 3D printers for medical staff, initiated by Slaven Damjanović, a student from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture of the University of Split. On behalf of the University of Rijeka, the project is coordinated by students Luka Delak (Faculty of Medicine) Luka Vukonić (Fa...
''Something Strange Happened in My City''
Prompted by the current situation concerning the Coronavirus pandemic, Prof. Sanja Tatalović Vorkapić, Ph.D., from the UNIRI Faculty of Teacher Education, translated the booklet "Something Strange Happened in My City" into Croatian. The booklet can serve as a guide for children and their parents, as well as educators and teachers, and facilitate clarification for children of this sudden situation.
Erasmus+ in the Context of Coronavirus Outbreak: Recommendations and Guidel...
The Agency for Mobility and EU Programs has posted on its website recommendations for students and higher education institutions in the context of the Coronavirus pandemic. The links below provide recommendations for planned mobility, guidance on how to act in case of a force majeure, answers to frequently asked questions, and other relevant information on mobility during this period. Erasmus+ mobility users and those who have planned mobility are encouraged to reg...
EOSC Brochure
The European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) aims to provide researchers with a secure environment for storing, analyzing and reusing data for research, innovation and educational purposes, regardless of the discipline in which they operate. Through the EOSC, the European Union wants to take a leading role in the management of research data and to ensure that European scientists can reap the full benefits of data-driven science. The EOSC Secretariat has issued a brief
Conference POSTPONED
The Organizing Committee of the 9th International Conference on Industrial Heritage informs all participants that due to the current situation, and primarily because of the health of all participants, the conference scheduled for May 22 and 23, 2020 is postponed. The Organizing Committee will inform the participants, as well as the public, about the new date of the conference. Thank you for your understanding!Stay well and stay...
EU Justice and REC Programs: Application Deadline Extended!
Given the difficulties in the context of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, all deadlines for applications within the scope of the Rights, Equality & Citizenship Program (REC) and the Justice Program have been delayed for two weeks. Also, due to this unprecedented situation, if a letter of support from public or national bodies is required to apply for a tender, such a letter may be submitted without a signature. The signed copy can be sent via e-mail after the tender deadline.
Staff Mobility: Application Deadline Extended!
Dear employees of the University of Rijeka! Due to the extraordinary circumstances associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemiological situation, we take this opportunity to inform you that the deadline for applying for Staff Mobility (KA1) has been extended. All applications for mobility for the purpose of teaching and professional development of employees are to be submitted electronically by May 1, 2020 at 12 o'clock.
Address by Madam Rector
Dear students of the University of Rijeka! In this unprecedented time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, allow me to address you this way as well. First of all, I would like to thank all students of the University of Rijeka for their understanding and patience in the new circumstances. The full implementation of distance learning is not easy for you or us, your professors. Our goal is to achieve all the planned learning outcomes and ensure the quality of teaching without any classroom instruction. Challenges rel...
COVID-19: New Telephone Lines
On March 18, 2020, the Public Health Teaching Institute of the Primorje-Gorski kotar County opened new phone lines exclusively for questions related to COVID-19: +385 51 554 801 +385 51 554 802 +385 51 554 803 +385 51 358 707 In addition to the well-known unique European emergency number 112, 113 is now also available for all questions related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic....
From March 19, 2020, the University Library Rijeka is closed in accordance with the instructions of competent national authorities. The Library will remain closed until further notice. The Library will continue to communicate with the customers via the following email addresses:- katalog@svkri.hr - informator@svkri.hr - podruznica.kampus@svkri.hr (Campus branch).
Erasmus+ KA2: Application Deadline Extended!
Following the rapid spread of the Coronavirus throughout Europe and subsequent difficulties, the European Commission decided to extend the application deadline for Key Activity 2: Strategic Partnerships in Education and Training from 24 March to 23 April 2020 at 12 p.m. (noon). The application deadline has been updated on the web pages of the Agen...
Horizon 2020: Application Deadline Extended!
Due to subsequent difficulties in the context of the Coronavirus spread, the European Commission has extended the deadlines for Horizon 2020 applications. The new deadline for applications is April 15, 2020. The exception is the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI2-2020-21-01) and the European Innovation Council pilot call (EIC-SMEInst-2018-2020), which remains the same. You can find new application deadlines under each individual competition on t...
Volunteers Needed!
Dear students and colleagues, Following the rapid spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout Europe and the world, we are confronted with a new situation that has changed our habits. In the current situation, the most important measure is to protect yourself and others, to be in solidarity and to do the best you can in the current circumstances. It is extremely important that those belonging to at-risk groups – persons over sixty years of ag...
18th Science Festival Postponed
Due to the epidemiological situation in Croatia and Europe and precautionary measures we are all required to take, we have decided to postpone the 18th Science Festival until October. The new date of the Festival will be 12-17 October 2020. The scientific community is the only one who can predict and offer relevant results and solutions to the problem in situations like this, which is exactly what the public is expecting from it. W...
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