University of the desert

First year researcher Martin Lestra has just returned from 5 days in the deserts of Oman as part of a UNESCO backed project to build bridges between cultures

Learning the lessons from transnational bombing

Experiences of aerial bombardment were extremely similar across nations during the Second World War despite perceptions of fanatical uncaring leadership by the Japanese, according to Sheldon Govon of Princeton University speaking at the EUI

Spotlight on: Academic Service

The Academic Service oversees the selection and admission of faculty, fellows and researchers. This month Veerle Deckmyn takes over as Director of the Academic Service after 10 years as Director of the EUI’s library

Andreas Frijdal retires

Dr Andreas Frijdal has retired from the Institute after 29 years of service.  He has been head of Academic Services for the last 25 of those years. Frijdal came to the EUI from Brussels in 1985 as a research officer, a post he applied to, he said, on the urging of his wife Chris.  It was a decision, […]

The EUI’s Green Action Plan

The EUI has launched a new Action Plan to reduce its energy consumption over the next 12 months and in subsequent years

Mény becomes president of Scuola Sant'Anna

Congratulations to former EUI President Yves Mény, who was recently appointed President of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna.  Sant’Anna is a public university in Pisa, Italy, which offers training and postgraduate courses in Economics and Managerial Science, Law Science, Political Science, Agricultural Science and Biotechnology, Medical Science, and Industrial and Information Engineering. EUI Life asked Professor […]