The administrative offices and departments are responsible for the smooth running of the University’s activities.

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    Prof. Dr Paul Heuschling represents the University of Luxembourg on the Executive Committee of the Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law. In collaboration with the dedicated working group, he coordinates the integration of the MPI and its activities at the University. He is involved in developing the vision and mission of a new MPI interdisciplinary centre and is responsible for communication with the Rectorate and the Board of Governors.

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    • Paul Heuschling

      Prof. Dr Paul Heuschling

      Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law

    Prof. Dr Pascal Bouvry is involved in formalising and establishing a strategy for an HPC structure at the University of Luxembourg. He manages the staff and budget and coordinates internal activities, especially maintenance, training and development related to HPC. He is responsible for supervising the accounting system and introducing a quarterly monitoring system for energy consumption. His tasks also include promoting the University of Luxembourg’s activities in the area of HPC and representing the University to stakeholders in Luxembourg and at European level.

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    • Pascal Bouvry

      Prof. Dr Pascal Bouvry

      Teaching and Research in High Performance Computing

    Prof. Dr Eric Tschirhart is responsible for monitoring the work packages assigned to the University of Luxembourg for the Universeh project and preparing the handover of this task to the Vice-Rector for Partnerships and International Relations. He is involved in the development of the Universeh 2.0 project and is tasked with presenting a detailed budget and recruitment plan for administrative staff to the Vice-Rector for Partnerships and International Relations. He is in regular contact with the Rectorate regarding coordination points and issues with political impact.

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    • Eric Tschirhart

      Prof. Dr Eric Tschirhart

      UniGR and European University Coordinator

    Prof. Dr Claus Vögele is responsible for leading and strategically developing IAS, proposing an annual budget to the Vice-Rector for Research, and supervising the organisation and implementation of funding instruments for IAS. He heads the IAS Scientific Council and instigates and manages key activities. He is in charge of acquiring additional external funding. He represents IAS within the University and promotes the image of IAS at international level.

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    Prof. Dr Jean-Luc Bueb provides support to the team ahead of the internal review of the Bachelor en Médecine programme. He works in cooperation with internal and external teaching staff to carry out a detailed review of the curriculum, concept and learning outcomes. He assesses the administrative aspects of courses and reviews the efforts made by internal and external teaching staff with a view to substantially reducing the number of adjunct teaching staff members. He is the contact person for those involved in the external evaluation of the Bachelor en Médecine.

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    Prof. Dr Emma Schymanski is involved in national initiatives related to open science and research data management. She is tasked with setting up a working group at the University of Luxembourg to develop a research data management plan that complies with open and FAIR data principles. She is responsible for developing policies for open access and FAIR research data and assessing the University of Luxembourg’s compliance with DORA, Horizon Europe and FNR requirements. She is also evaluating the potential impact of Plan S on the University of Luxembourg and its researchers.

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    Prof. Dr Anja Leist represents the University of Luxembourg at national and international workshops and in working groups on research assessment, especially within the Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (COARA). She is leading an internal process of reflection on research assessment via the faculties and interdisciplinary centres.

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    Prof. Dr Valérie Schafer is responsible for analysing current archiving practices at the University of Luxembourg and within its constituent bodies. She is tasked with developing an archiving concept in line with international standards, establishing a roadmap, identifying goals and determining the resources needed to achieve them. She is in charge of developing an organisational structure and effective processes that will enable the University and its constituent bodies to attain their objectives in the area of archiving.

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    • Valerie Schafer

      Prof. Dr Valerie Schafer

      University of Luxembourg Archives

    Prof. Dr Georg Mein is responsible for developing a concept for the creation of a national centre for digital ethics at the University, conducting an international comparative study among similar centres and agencies and identifying national requirements in the area of digital ethics. He is working with external partners to determine the goals and parameters for a National Ethics Report on Digitalisation and associated flagship projects. His tasks also include identifying sources and possibilities for co-funding, taking inspiration from the Luxembourg Centre for Educational Testing (LUCET) model.

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