Educational tools

Tools and documents for course leaders and the next generation of scientists.

Societal impact

League of European Research Universities

The League of European Research Universities (LERU) is a prominent advocate for the promotion of basic research at European research universities. They strongly believe that frontier research plays an essential role in the innovation process and significantly contributes to the progress of society.

LERU publishes its views on research and higher education in several types of publications, including high-level policy statements, in-depth analyses and concrete recommendations for policymakers, universities, researchers and other stakeholders.

Societal impact of academic research in the knowledge society

Open Science and its role in universities: a roadmap for cultural change

Responsible research

Responsible research & innovation - Horizon 2020

Responsible research and innovation is an approach that anticipates and assesses potential implications and societal expectations with regard to research and innovation, with the aim to foster the design of inclusive and sustainable research and innovation.

Best practice


A network of higher education institutions that is committed to developing and disseminating best practice within PhD training programmes.


Ethical guidelines at Karolinska Institutet.

Sex, gender & diversity dimensions in research

Resources portfolio for Sex and Gender Analysis in Health - Gendered Innovation Alliance

Tools for the implementation of sex, gender & diversity dimension aspects in biomedical research and education.

Gendered Innovations

Gendered Innovations employs methods of sex and gender analysis to create new knowledge.

Science communication

Toolbox for science communication provided by the Swedish Research Council.

News & events

Calendar for the doctoral programmes - follow for updates and information.