Sustainable campus: share your ideas and vote!

An online consultation is open from 4 to 15 November 2019
  • An online consultation is open from 4 to 15 November 2019An online consultation is open from 4 to 15 November 2019

How can Sciences Po become a more sustainable university and workplace? An online consultation, "Sustainable Campus", is open now until 15 November in order to gather your ideas, proposals and votes to help us become a more ecologically responsible university. This consultation is one of the pillars of our Climate Action: Make it Work initiative and concerns all of the Sciences Po campuses.

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Cutting-Edge and Accessible Research

Interview with Guillaume Plantin, Vice President for Research
  • Guillaume Plantin, Vice President for Research at Sciences Po  ©Alexis LecomteGuillaume Plantin, Vice President for Research at Sciences Po ©Alexis Lecomte

Guillaume Plantin, Vice President for Research and professor at the department of economics, worked abroad for many years before joining Sciences Po. This experience was conducive to his understanding of research in a global context: global in terms of the issues to explore – environment, digital technology, populism – and global in terms of the global competition in which science is evolving. He believes that research at Sciences Po has a solid record and has demonstrated the necessary creativity to meet these challenges – in its own way. He explains in this interview.

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Reims students will now study in the Dean Awn Library

A Tribute to the Late Dean Emeritus of Columbia University’s School of General Studies
  • The Reims campus library, renamed in honor of Peter J. Awn ©Martin ArgyrogloThe Reims campus library, renamed in honor of Peter J. Awn ©Martin Argyroglo

Energetic. Supportive. Eccentric. Intellectual. Non-traditional. Witty. Brilliant. Passionate. When colleagues and alumni are asked to describe the late Dean Emeritus Peter J. Awn of the Columbia University School of General Studies, adjectives begin to flow. As of September 2019, his name will adorn the state-of-the-art library of our Reims campus.

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U7+ Alliance: A University Alliance To Weigh in on the G7 Agenda

The 1st U7+ Summit took place at Sciences Po
  • U7 Alliance Summit at Sciences Po in July 2019 ©Sciences PoU7 Alliance Summit at Sciences Po in July 2019 ©Sciences Po

Under the high patronage of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, the first annual U7+ Alliance Summit took place at Sciences Po on July 9 & 10, 2019, with 47 university leaders from 18 countries. The purpose of the summit was to formalise and vote on a series of founding principles for the U7+ Alliance, and for universities to commit to associated concrete actions to tackle global issues, within their own communities, in the context of the upcoming G7 Summit in Biarritz in August 2019.

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Blended Learning: Focus of the 2019 International Teaching and Learning Workshop

  • Delphine Grouès ©Sciences PoDelphine Grouès ©Sciences Po

This June 2019, Sciences Po hosted the second annual Teaching and Learning Workshop with our global university partners to discuss, debate and share research and methods on the latest innovations in education. This year, the focus was "Blended Learning and Educational Impact," with participants from Harvard University, the National University of Singapore, the Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne, LSE, King's College London, the African Leadership University, and more.

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Lifting the Barriers to Female Entrepreneurship

Sciences Po's Women in Business Chair
  • Anne Boring ©Sciences PoAnne Boring ©Sciences Po

Whether setting up a new business, negotiating a pay rise or taking on more responsibility in the workplace, women can be supported in reaching leadership positions. As of 2018, Sciences Po's Women in Business Chair aims to improve understanding of the obstacles women face and spearhead action to remove them. Interview with Anne Boring, researcher in charge of the Chair. Anne’s work focuses on the analysis of gender inequalities in the professional world.

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Introducing Sciences Po's New Researcher

18 new researchers were recruited for the start of the 2018 academic year at Sciences Po
  • Jeanne Hagenbach ©Caroline Maufroid, Sciences PoJeanne Hagenbach ©Caroline Maufroid, Sciences Po

With the arrival of 18 new academics this year, Sciences Po proves its status as a highly attractive global centre for research. As well as contributing to the university’s network and research output, these new additions to the faculty will play a vital role in the education of students, introducing them to the latest developments in the humanities and social sciences. Scroll through to learn more about their research interests and backgrounds or download the pdf (4.84Mb).

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Priorising Mental Health at Sciences Po

  • Students at a lecture in Sciences Po ©Sciences PoStudents at a lecture in Sciences Po ©Sciences Po

With a busy academic schedule and a wealth of extra-curricular activities to balance alongside, life at Sciences Po can feel intense at times. With this in mind, the university is committed to prioritising questions of mental health and promoting the welfare of its students. It sees the provision of emotional and mental support as a responsibility of equal importance to teaching in order to help students reach their full academic and personal potential at Sciences Po.

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The Alliance Programme Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

  • 15th Anniversary event ©Pascal Levy/Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne15th Anniversary event ©Pascal Levy/Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

On 10 October in Paris, a symposium titled “Bridging Ideas” marked the 15th Anniversary of the Alliance Programme, an innovative partnership between Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Columbia University, École Polytechnique and Sciences Po.

This academic event gathered over 150 participants from the four universities, who collaborate to develop scientific partnerships and exchange through joint projects, visiting professorships, doctoral mobility grants, and student-driven initiatives.

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Bridging research and teaching

  • Paris Campus Library ©Sciences Po / Manuel BraunParis Campus Library ©Sciences Po / Manuel Braun

In June 2018, Sciences Po held the first edition of the International Teaching and Learning Workshop, around the theme: Putting Theory into Practice: Bridging Research and Teaching.

Colleagues from LSE, King's College, Harvard University, Princeton University, University of Columbia, Hertie School of Governance, Bergen University, Instituto de Empresa, Polytechnique, National University of Singapore, and many more discussed and shared best practices in pedagogical innovation linking research and instruction. Hear from participants.

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