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Webinar 8 - Data management

Date: 30. 8. 2022
Time: 9:00

The topic of the webinar is "Data management".

Webinar within project GeoUS (Geothermal Energy in Special Underground Structures). The webinar will take place on Tuesday August 30th 2022 at 9:00. The webinar on topic ”Data management” will be led by Dieter Weise scientist at Fraunhofer IWU Chemnitz in the Sheet Metal Forming and Basics department in cooperation with Vanessa Jekel - Data Protection and Information Security Officer and Administrative Systems in Fraunhofer.

Webinar 7 - Ethics and Equality

Date: 21. 4. 2022
Time: 12:15 – 15:00

We would like to invite you a to a webinar, which will be held as a part of the GEoUS project.

The topic of the webinar is "Ethics and Equality".

The webinar will take place on 21th April 2022 at 12:15. The webinar will be led by Tommi Lehtonen - the Director of Responsibility and Ethics at the University of Vaasa, Finland. This lecture will discusses the fundamentals of ethics, proceeding to specific questions about sustainable development, equality and the ethics of science. The idea is to help you reflect on relevant ethical aspects in your life and work.

Webinar 6 - Creating commercial opportunities from research

Date: 15. 12. 2021
Time: 15:00 – 16:00

We would like to invite you a to a webinar, which will be held as a part of the GEoUS project.

The topic of the webinar is "Creating commercial opportunities from research“.

The webinar will take place on 15th December 2021 at 15:00. The webinar will be led by Dieter Weise and Thomas Doppelberger (Leader Fraunhofer Venture), from Fraunhofer. Fraunhofer Venture is responsible for spin-off and investment management for Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft e.V.- Europe's largest institute for applied research. Fraunhofer Venture turns world-class technology into successful start-ups and bring innovative ideas to market. Fraunhofer Venture is always looking for researchers and entrepreneurs with a science, business or start-up background who want to change the world. Fraunhofer Venture provides everything they need to reach their goals, including access to technology, unique company building, seed capital and partnerships.

Webinar 5 - GeoUS Horizont 2020

Date: 27. 8. 2021
Time: 8:00 – 10:00

We would like to invite you a to a webinar, which will be held as a part of the GeoUS project.

The topic of the webinar is "Citizen engagement". The webinar will be led by associate professor Teemu Närvä from the University of Vaasa. He works as a project manager at the Levón Institute for Management and Organizational Development. The students first look at videos and comics and then there will be a discussion on how to get involved. These issues will be discussed during the webinar - participant engagement. The aim of the discussion is about to getting attention of people and provide them positive experience.

Webinar 4 - GeoUS Horizont 2020

Date: 26. 4. 2021
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Fourth online GeoUS course for students and young researchers will continue this month. The topic of current webinar is "Responsible Research and Innovation". The webinar will be led by associate professor Ville Tuomi from University of Vaasa.

Article in THE Magazine

An article about VSB-TUO was published in Times Higher Education (THE), a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education and university rankings.

Webinar 3 - GeoUS Horizont 2020

Date: 15. 12. 2020
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

As part of GeoUS Horizon 2020 project, our regular online courses for students and young researchers will continue with third course. The topic of the third webinar is: "Leadership". The webinar will be led by Dipl.-Ing. Dieter Weise and his colleague from Fraunhofer Institute.

Webinar 2 - GeoUS Horizont 2020

Date: 26. 11. 2020
Time: 12:30 - 14:00

As part of GeoUS Horizon 2020 project, there will be regular online courses for students and young researchers. The topic of the second webinar is: "Proposal writing". The webinar will be led by Dipl.-Ing. Dieter Weise from Fraunhofer Institute.

Webinar 1 - GeoUS Horizont 2020

Date: 27. 5. 2020
Time: 13:15 - 14:15

As part of our new GeoUS Horizon 2020 project, there will be regular online courses for students and young researchers. We start next week with the first Webinar on the topic: "Scientific presentation writing and speaking".

GeoUS Opening Conference and COVID-19

Given the current situation in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Czech Government’s and Rector’s orders (see below), it was decided to organize the GeoUS Kick-off meeting by teleconference and also to proceed with the GeoUS Opening Conference as ''web conference''. In this way given the circumstances, GeoUS project will start with planned activities.

The university runs another Horizon 2020 project

VSB - Technical University of Ostrava coordinates the international project entitled “Geothermal Energy in Special Underground Structures” (GeoUS). The project is supported by the European Union's Horizon 2020 program, the largest program to support research, development and innovation in the European Union.

Opening conference

26. - 27. 3. 2020

We are pleased to announce that VSB – Technical University of Ostrava has launched a three-year project GeoUS (Geothermal Energy in Special Underground Structures) supported by the Horizon 2020 program. The aim of the project is to increase scientific excellence of VSB-TUO in geothermal energy by working alongside outstanding foreign workplaces such as German Fraunhofer Institute and the Finnish University of Vaasa.