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Yves Flückiger, President swissuniversities, elected new LERU Chairman

The rectors of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) elected Yves Flückiger, President swissuniversities and Rector of the Université de Genève, as the new LERU Chair.

"I am pleased and honored to take on the role of LERU Chair," said Yves Flückiger. "Over the past two decades, LERU has done outstanding work to advance the interests of frontier research, innovation, and education in Europe, and I fully intend to continue doing so, notwithstanding the many challenges currently facing it both inside and outside Europe."

Kurt Deketelaere, Secretary General of LERU, welcomed the election of Yves Flückiger as the new LERU Chair: "I am very much looking forward to continuing the collaboration with Yves and to further advocating for the association of Switzerland and the UK to Horizon Europe with a Swiss LERU Chair."

The League of European Research Universities (LERU) is a prominent advocate for the advancement of basic research at European research universities, with 23 leading universities pushing the frontiers of innovative research

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