University of Sheffield invited to be a member of CESAER

1st February 2018

University of Sheffield invited to be a member of prestigious European association that recognises and unites universities of science and technology that champion excellence in higher education, training, research and innovation Sheffield joins 50 other universities from 26 countries around the globe The University of Sheffield has been elected as a member of the Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER).

CESAER is a European association of leading specialised and comprehensive universities of science and technology that: champion excellence in higher education, training, research and innovation; influence debate; contribute to the realisation of open knowledge societies; and, deliver significant scientific, economic, social and societal impact. By becoming a member, the University of Sheffield will be united with over 50 leading universities of science and technology across 26 countries. CESAER will provide the University of Sheffield with unrivalled access to exchange with staff in like-minded institutions, connections to a wide range of stakeholders, including policy-makers, politicians and funders, support to take forward specific collaborative activities and initiatives to further learning and teaching, research excellence and innovation, strategic positioning of the institution and good university governance, and an attractive range of annual events per annum. Professor Mike Hounslow, Vice-President and Head of the Faculty of Engineering, said: -It is our belief that education and research can thrive only in an open world. Joining CAESER is both a statement from us that we are open to the world and a mechanism by which to maintain that openness.

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