2nd Call of the CIVIS3i Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme: 16 positions available in 4 universities of the CIVIS Alliance
Updated the: 07/29/2022 - 10:33

CIVIS3i, the CIVIS Alliance program for international, interdisciplinary and intersectoral research and training for postdoctoral researchers, an MSCA-H2020-COFUND developed within the framework of the CIVIS European University, has launched the second call for 16 postdoctoral fellows at Aix Marseille University and at three partner universities in Brussels, Rome and Madrid.

A Long Time Ago, in a Galaxy Far, Far Away... with JWST
Updated the: 07/28/2022 - 17:41
JWST Galaxy

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is the successor of the Hubble Space Telescope. JWST is designed to answer outstanding questions about our origins: from the formation of stars and planets to the birth of the first galaxies in the early Universe. JWST was built by an international partnership between NASA, ESA, and CSA. The telescope launched on an Ariane 5 from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on the December 25, 2021 at 13:20 (European time) and it reached its final orbit around the L2 point on the January 24, 2022.

CIVIS Alliance: EU approves funding for four more years of academic cooperation
Updated the: 07/27/2022 - 16:02

The CIVIS Alliance has been selected by the European Commission to be one of the European University Alliances benefiting from an additional 4 years of funding, with a doubled budget amounting to 14.4 million euros. Aix-Marseille Université retains its role as leader and takes the presidency of the Alliance for the first six months. This renewed confidence guarantees that the Alliance and its 10 member universities will continue to promote their ambitious vision and remain at the forefront of higher education reform in Europe. CIVIS is now developing an inter-university campus for over half a million students, academics and staff. Supported by Erasmus+ funding as part of the European Universities Initiative, CIVIS is focused on quality teaching and civic engagement, with significant research and innovation spin-offs.

Aix-Marseille University organizes university entrance exams in Ukraine
Updated the: 07/27/2022 - 10:02
DIRCOM-CP-AMU-Centre d'examen pour accès Université Ukraine-2022

At the request of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, Aix-Marseille Université (AMU) volunteered to be one of the 5 institutions contributing to the taking of the National Multi-subject Test and the Master's Comprehensive Test in Ukraine by Ukrainian and Ukrainian-speaking students present on our territory.

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Research - Online mindfulness meditation practice effective in improving mental health of confined students
Updated the: 07/18/2022 - 14:15
Capture d'écran du communiqué de presse recherche : La pratique de la méditation de pleine conscience en ligne efficace pour améliorer la santé mentale des étudiants en période de confinement.

This study by scientists at the Institut des sciences du mouvement Etienne-Jules Marey (CNRS/Aix-Marseille Université) reveals students' psychological distress during COVID-19-related lockdown and distance learning, as well as the effectiveness of an online mindfulness meditation practice in countering it. These findings were published on July 7, 2022 in the journal Frontiers in Psychology.

Labeling Calls for projects
Updated the: 07/13/2022 - 15:43

Discover the winners of the calls for projects launched by the A*Midex Foundation

1st Student Entrepreneur Graduation Ceremony (D2E)
Updated the: 07/06/2022 - 15:01
DIRCOM-CP- remise prix pepite

The very first student-entrepreneur graduation ceremony will take place on July 7 in the presence of Eric Berton, President of Aix-Marseille University (AMU), Romain Laffont, Vice President for Partnerships with the Socio-Economic World of AMU, and Alison Devaux, Departmental Councillor for Youth of the Bouches-du-Rhône.

Seminar on sharing good practices Socio-Economic World
Updated the: 07/05/2022 - 09:58

In the framework of the Call for Proposals: Transformation of Training through Research, the A*Midex Foundation and the PIA TIGER project organized a seminar to share best practices in the Socio-Economic and Cultural World on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at the Hexagone, Luminy. A look back in words and pictures.

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Public lecture: "The heliosphere: a gigantic plasma physics laboratory"
Updated the: 07/04/2022 - 17:18
Capture d'écran du communiqué de presse: conference grand public du congres de la Societe Francaise de Physique

On the occasion of the 16th Congress of the Plasma Division of the French Physical Society, a conference for the general public, in French, will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 6:45 pm in the Gastaut amphitheater of Aix-Marseille Université.

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The European Union recognises Aix-Marseille Université’s ambition to engage in new fields
Updated the: 06/30/2022 - 13:42

As the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union comes to an end, Aix-Marseille Université (AMU) deepens its European integration with the selection of new structuring projects that broaden its involvement in EU programmes.