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Funding researchers at risk to join the host organisation, May 26 2020

Topic: Funding researchers at risk to join the host organisation
Date: 26 May 2020
Time: 12:00 PM to 13.00 PM (CET)

Description: This webinar explored the various approaches used by organisations, both academic and non academic, to host and/ or employ researchers at risk.

Topics covered included:

  • Brief introduction to the Inspireurope project and opportunities to get involved
  • Insights from three academic institutions on their approaches to obtaining funding to support researchers at risk
  • Perspective from a private engineering company in Sweden on a project to recruit refugee and at risk researchers
  • Opportunities to raise questions with the expert panel and share ideas for future webinar topics


  • Marit Egner, Senior Adviser, Department of Research Administration, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Karen-Lise Scheie Knudsen, Director, Management Support Unit, University of Agder, Norway
  • Prof. Terence Karran, Professor in Higher Education, University of Lincoln, UK
  • Sofia Klingberg, Inclusion & Diversity Manager, AFRY Sweden
  • Dr Stefan Rummel, Head of the Academic Relations Unit, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Please click below to view the presentations delivered by Marit Enger, Prof. Terence Karran and Sofia Klingberg during the webinar:
Presentation by Marit Egner Inspireurope webinar May 26th 2020
Presentation by Terence Karran Inspireurope webinar May 26th 2020  
Presentation by Sofia klingberg Inspireurope webinar May 26th 2020

Please see the video below for a recording of the webinar:

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May 26 2020


12:00 am - 12:00 am