27 March 2019

6 Insights into being a productive and happy academic author

The advice given to academics, at any stage of their career, on how to be productive is often contradictory. Drawing on the findings of his previous post and a new survey of 593 academics, Chris Smith presents 6 key insights into productive academic behaviours and suggests the key to productivity lies in developing a system of writing that is tailored to your own writing style.

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2019/03/07/6-insights-into-being-a-productive-and-happy-academic-author/
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14 March 2019

7th Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy for PhD Students & Early Career Researchers

the deadline for submissions of University session proposals has been extended until 18th March, 10am GMT. We are calling for proposals that relate to one of the following themes:
  1. The Future of the EU and the roles of the Regions and Cities - #EUBudget #Cohesion #Post2020 #ERDF #Subsidiarity #Democracy #Demography #InternationalCompetition #Digitalization
  2. A Europe Closer to Citizens - #TerritorialCohesion #Cooperation #People #Places #Urban #Rural #LocalCommunities #Migration #AdministrativeCapacity
  3. A greener Europe - #EnergyTransition #ClimateChangeAdaptation #CircularEconomy #RiskManagement #EuropeanSolidarityFund
  4. A more socially integrated Europe - #Youth, #HealthyAgeing, #Migration, #Health, #Education, #Sport, #Culture
  5. A smarter Europe - #DigitalTransformation, #SmartSpecialisation, #SME
  6. A more connected Europe: mobility - #Youth, #HealthyAgeing, #Migration, #Health, #Education, #Sport, #Culture
Participation in the EWRC is an excellent opportunity to:
  • showcase current academic research to policymakers and practitioners;
  • interact with range of actors in cohesion policy – politicians, policymakers and practitioners;
  • reflect on key themes for future research – these engagements are frequently thought provoking and challenging;
  • allow practitioners and policymakers to gain new contacts and insights into academia to support their work locally.
Session Format:
  • Sessions may be either 90 minutes or 150 minutes long.
  • Sessions should be submitted with indicative chair/moderator. For clarity the Commission will normally fund the travel and accommodation for the chair/moderator and up to three additional speakers.
  • The submission should make clear how the organisers will make the session interactive.
To submit your proposal and for more details, please go to https://www.regionalstudies.org/events/17th-european-week-of-regions-and-cities-brussels-belgium/ . For questions or if you have any issues using the Google form, please contact Klara Sobekova at office@rsaeurope.org

Submission Deadline: 18th March, 10am GMT.
The European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance. More info here: https://europa.eu/regions-and-cities/home_en

The RSA also takes a lead in partnering with the Commission and Committee of the Regions in organising the 7th Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy for PhD Students & Early Career Researchers, 6-10 October 2019, Brussels, Belgium. For more info: https://www.regionalstudies.org/events/masterclass2019/

6 March 2019

contribuir para a preservação da floresta, o combate aos incêndios, a proteção de bens e populações

Tendo presente o interesse público nacional, é da responsabilidade de toda a sociedade contribuir para a preservação da floresta, o combate aos incêndios, a proteção de bens e populações e a salvaguarda de vidas humanas, pelo que, em colaboração com a Autoridade Nacional de Proteção Civil, se informa: 

Quem tem uma casa no campo ou na floresta está mais vulnerável aos incêndios pela proximidade de vegetação; 
- Limpar a vegetação à volta das casas é a melhor forma de prevenir que um incêndio o atinja a si e aos seus bens.

Por isso, cumpra as normas e restrições em vigor.
Até 15 de março é obrigatório fazer uma faixa de proteção:
  • De 50 metros à volta das casas, armazéns, oficinas, fábricas ou estaleiros;
  • De 100 metros à volta das aldeias, parques de campismo, parques industriais, plataformas de logística e aterros sanitários.
Corte os ramos das árvores até 4 metros acima do solo e mantenha as copas afastadas pelo menos 4 metros umas das outras (10 metros no caso de pinheiros e eucaliptos).
Corte árvores e arbustos a menos de 5 metros da edificação (estão excluídas árvores de fruto e árvores protegidas) e impeça que os ramos se projetem sobre o telhado.
Nos jardins devidamente mantidos e nas áreas agrícolas (exceto se estiverem em pousio ou forem pastagens permanentes) não é necessário fazer a limpeza da vegetação.
Se não fizer as faixas de proteção até 15 de março, pode pagar coimas que podem chegar até aos 10.000 euros para particulares e até 120.000 euros para empresas.
A partir desta data, as Câmaras Municipais podem substituir-se aos proprietários na aplicação das obrigações legais previstas. Os proprietários são obrigados a permitir o acesso aos seus terrenos e a pagar as despesas à Câmara.
Esta informação não dispensa a consulta da legislação em vigor.
Para mais informações ligue 808 200 520 (custo de chamada local).

Com os melhores cumprimentos,
Fernando Lopes de Carvalho
Diretor de Serviços

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