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Welcoming researchers at risk: considerations for new employers and host organisations in Europe, January 30 2020

Topic: Welcoming researchers at risk: considerations for new employers and host organisations in Europe
Date: 30 January, 2020
Time: 14:00 PM to 15:00 PM GMT


This webinar was for representatives of higher education institutions and other organisations in Europe interested in welcoming researchers at risk to the work place. The content is of relevance for a wide range of academic, administrative and research staff interested in employing researchers, or inviting visiting researchers to their organisation, including international office staff, human resource professionals, heads of department, research administration offices, and/or organisational leaders.

Topics covered included:

  • Introduction to the Inspireurope project and opportunities to get involved
  • Overview of the various arrangements that can be put in place between the researcher and organisation (i.e. employment, visiting research positions, fellowships, internships)
  • Guidance on how to welcome a researcher to the organisation and how to support them to make the most out of their stay
  • Testimonial from a researcher on their experience and advice for organisations
  • Opportunities to raise questions with the expert panel and share ideas for future webinar topics


  • Sarina Rosenthal, Senior Program Officer for Protection Services, Scholars at Risk
  • Marit Egner, Senior Adviser, Department of Research Administration, University of Oslo
  • Bodil Stelwagen, Foundation for Refugee Students/ Stichting voor Vluchteling-Studenten (UAF) in the Netherlands
  • A researcher at risk now based in Europe
  • Orla Duke, Programme Manager, Scholars at Risk Europe

Please click below for a copy of the presentation that was delivered during the webinar  Welcoming researchers at risk webinar Jan 30, 2020

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

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Jan 30 2020


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm