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Portuguese Section | Call for Papers: 27th APDR workshop, June 8th, 2022, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal

Call for Papers

The APDR invites regional scientists, economists, economic geographers, urban planners, policy makers, and researchers of related disciplines to participate in the 27th APDR workshop that will be held in June 8th, 2022, at the University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal.

This workshop aims to develop an international forum of discussion devoted to multidimensional approaches on the role played by Higher Education Institutions on territories economic, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, as well as its impact on citizens’ quality of life, especially, in low-density regions. It is developed under the U-Value Project: THE IMPACT OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS ON THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF THEIR REGIONS and aims on one hand, to provide opportunity to researchers to exchange ideas and best practices on the topic, and on the other hand, to present the results of this project to several stakeholders.

The call for Papers Proposals is open and your participation is very welcome!

The scientific program will be organized around the following main topics:

A - Higher education, quality of life and sustainability

B - Higher education and COVID-19: implications and transformations for higher education institutions

C - Technology and knowledge transfer in higher education

D – Public policies for higher education

E – Higher education institutions and entrepreneurial, innovative, and sustainable ecosystems

F - Digital and green transition in Higher education institutions

G - Equality and inclusion in Higher education institutions

Deadline for Abstracts submissions: May 6, 2022 (500 words, maximum 5 key words). To submit a proposal click on the following link: http://www.apdr.pt/evento_27/abstract-submission--registration.html

Acceptance decision: May 16, 2022

Deadline for registration to attend the event:  May 16, 2022

Deadline for full papers: June 30, 2022

Publications

An edited volume and a special issue of an indexed journal are going to be prepared based on high-quality contributions presented in this workshop.

Organising Committee

Scientific Committee

Helena Alves, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT
João Leitão, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT
Marta Alves, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT
Eugénia Pedro, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT
Luísa Cerdeira, Universidade de Lisboa, PT
Belmiro Cabrito, Universidade de Lisboa, PT
Tomás Patrocínio, Universidade de Lisboa, PT
Ana Luísa Rodrigues, Universidade de Lisboa, PT
Pedro Mucharreira, Universidade de Lisboa, PT
Maria de Lourdes Machado-Taylor, Centro de Investigação de Políticas do Ensino Superior, PT
Luís Marques, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT
João Capucho, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT
Nathalia Suchek, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT
Elisabeth Baía, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT
João Pereira, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT

Helena Alves, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT
João Leitão, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT
Marta Alves, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT
Eugénia Pedro, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT
Luísa Cerdeira, Universidade de Lisboa, PT
Belmiro Cabrito, Universidade de Lisboa, PT
Tomás Patrocínio, Universidade de Lisboa, PT
Ana Luísa Rodrigues, Universidade de Lisboa, PT
Pedro Mucharreira, Universidade de Lisboa, PT
Maria de Lourdes Machado-Taylor, Centro de Investigação de Políticas do Ensino Superior, PT
Luís Marques, Universidade da Beira Interior, PT

Looking forward to meeting you in Covilhã!

The Organizing Committee of 27th APDR Workshop.

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