Programme

HERE Study Visit

Research based teaching: Universities, Entrepreneurship and the Knowledge Triangle

30-31 May 2017, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Draft Programme

 

Day 1: Tuesday 30 May

09.00 – 09.30

Registration and coffee network

(Speakers and rapporteurs are invited to gather at 8.45AM at the registration desk for an small briefing session; the meeting will take place at the “Room of the rector office”)

Sala di Rappresentanza

Rettorato

Università degli Studi di Milano

Via Festa del Perdono, 7

09.30 – 10.00

Opening session

Chair: Prof. Monica Diluca, Vice-Rector for Internationalisation

Welcome speeches

  • Prof. Monica Diluca, VR University of Milan (5 mins)
  • Anne Spangemacher, EACEA (5 mins)
  • Representative of EUA/SPHERE Team (5 mins)

Presentation of the University of Milan (15 mins)

Prof. Monica Diluca

Sala di Rappresentanza

10.00 – 11.30

Plenary session 1: How do institutions develop strategies to link/inform teaching with research? The session will cover the three Bologna levels.

Chair: Prof. Giuseppe De Luca, Vice-Rector for Education

Introduction by Prof. Giuseppe De Luca

Speaker 1: Prof. Roberto Cerbino, Associate Professor of Physics applied to Bioscience and Medicine (20 mins)

Speaker 2: Prof. Anna Giorgi, Associate Professor of Environmental and Applied Botany (20 mins)

 

Short reactions/case studies of HERE countries:

  • Ami Shalit, Israel (10 mins)
  • Saffa Nasser, Palestine (10 mins)
  • Elena Gorbashko, Russia (10 mins)

Q&A

 

Sala di Rappresentanza

11.30 – 11.45

Coffee break

Loggiato interno

11.45 – 13.00

Plenary session 2: The dual role of professors as researchers and teachers:

Chair: Prof. Chiara Tonelli, Vice-Rector for Research

Introduction by Prof. Chiara Tonelli

Speaker 1:  TBC 

Speaker 2:   TBC

Q&A

 

Sala di Rappresentanza

13.00 – 14.00

Light lunch

Loggiato interno

14.00 – 15.30

Break-out groups 1:

Participants will split into three groups. Each group will have a coach that will facilitate the discussion on good practices and concrete examples of how research can be linked to / inform teaching. (Rapporteurs will collect the main 5 points discussed during the group discussions)

Coaches and Rapporteurs

  • Howard Davies, SPHERE team (Anat Stavans, Rapporteur)
  • Fabrizio Gardoni, University of Milan  (Ketevan Gurchiani Rapporteur)
  • Prof. Giuseppe De Luca, University Milan  (Safa NasserEldin Rapporteur)

Crociera superiore – Giurisprudenza

Via Festa del Perdono, 7

First floor

 

(rooms will be confirmed soon)

15.30-16.00

Coffee break

Crociera superiore

16.00-17.30

Break-out groups 2:  Participants will split into three groups. Each group will have a coach that will facilitate the discussion on assess the dual role of professors as researchers and teachers and understand better how to support them in this role.  (Rapporteurs will collect the main 5 points discussed during the group discussions)

 

Coaches and Rapporteurs:

  • Howard Davies, Sphere team  (Sara Mansour, Rapporteur)
  • Prof. Chiara Tonelli, University of Milan  (Chinara Adamkulova, Rapporteur)
  • University Milan (or Zeineb Mazouz, UB)   (Nada Moghaizel Nasr Rapporteur)

Crociera superiore – Giurisprudenza

Via Festa del Perdono, 7

 

 

(rooms will be confirmed soon)

20.00

Dinner

 

 

 

Day 2: Wednesday 31 May

08.45 – 09.15

Short reports from working groups 1 and 2

(Each rapporteur will briefly present the main points of the discussions in the working groups)

Sala Napoleonica

Università degli Studi di Milano

Via Sant’Antonio, 10

09.15 – 10.15

Plenary session 3: Partnerships with industry for research and teaching

Chair: Prof. Claudio Gandolfi, Vice-Rector for Technology Transfer

Introduction by Prof. Claudio Gandolfi

Speaker 1:  Associate Professor of Data Processing Systems – TBC (20 mins)

Speaker 2: Representative – Assolombarda (Milan Enterprise Association) – 

 

Q&A

Sala Napoleonica

10.15- 10.30

Coffee break

 

10.30- 11.30

Plenary session 4: How entrepreneurship can be integrated into teaching

Chair: Peter Baur, DG EAC

Introduction by Chair  (10 mins)

Speaker 1: Prof. Alessandra Micheletti, Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics (15 mins)

Speaker 2: Dr. Letizia Giorgetti, Assistant Professor of Political Economy – TBC (15 mins)

Student perspective: PhD / Erasmus Mundus master student (10 mins)

Q&A

Sala Napoleonica

11.30 – 13.00

Break-out groups 3:  Participants will split into three groups. Each group will have a coach that will facilitate the discussion on understanding the challenges and the approaches for engaging industry in the research and teaching process, in order to obtain a better understanding of entrepreneurship and how it can be integrated into the teaching and into programme design. (Rapporteurs will collect the main 5 points discussed during the group discussions)

Coaches:

  • Nicolas Patrici, SPHERE team  (Jelena Starcevic, Rapporteur)
  • Prof. Claudio Gandolfi University of Milan (Chafic Mokbel, Rapporteur)
  • Howard Davies, SPHERE / EUA  (Khabib Mirzoev, Rapporteur)

 

Sala Napoleonica

(rooms will be confirmed soon)

13.00 – 14.00

Light Lunch

 

14.00 – 14.45

Chair: University Milan TBC

Presentation of the discussions in working groups, by senior rapporteur

Final  Remarks: Howard Davies, SPHERE / European University Association

Sala Napoleonica

15.00-16.00

Guided Visit to the historical buildings of the University