• International
    • Institutional
    Ulysseus: new gathering at the technical university of Košice in Slovakia
    A delegation from Université Côte d'Azur was invited to the Technical University of Košice in Slovakia during the week of April 25 to discuss the Ulysseus research and innovation strategy, to organize the deployment of its academic degrees and programs, and to find ways of involving researchers and students in the creation process of the European university.
    • Research
    The inside story of NASA's mission to Psyche
    In its visit to Psyche, NASA hopes to glimpse the center of the Earth. NASA’s mission to the solar system's largest metallic asteroid promises to show us the iron-nickel core of a dead planet. New research, however, hints that this asteroid is much more. The article was written by Megan I. Gannon for the journal Popular Science. Guy Libourel, professor at the Université Côte d'Azur, and Mark Wieczorek, senior scientist CNRS, lagrange laboratory (CNRS-UCA-OCA) have contributed to this research.
    • International
    Renewed partnership agreement between Université Côte d'Azur and Danang University
    Université Côte d'Azur and the University of Da Nang have signed a framework agreement to promote and develop the strategic cooperation relationship that has united the two institutions for 16 years.
    • International
    Cooperation agreement signed with the university of Costa Rica
    From April 24 to 29, 2022, a delegation from Université Cote d'Azur traveled to San José to sign a cooperation agreement with the University of Costa Rica (UCR) to strengthen the scientific links between the two institutions.
    • Education
    • Research
    Université Côte d'Azur embarks on the Marion Dufresne for a large-scale oceanographic cruise
    Scientists from Université Cote d'Azur travelled to the Indian Ocean to participate in RESILIENCE, an international oceanographic cruise that will take place from April 19 to May 24, 2022, with the main objective of studying the small-scale interactions between physics and biology. 
    • Institutional
    • International
    Université Côte d'Azur and université laval (quebec) renew their strategic partnership agreement
    A delegation from Université Côte d'Azur visited Université Laval during the week of April 4 to take stock of the first five years of cooperation and plan the launch of several new collaborations aimed at meeting shared goals.
    • Staff life
    • Organizations - administrative life
    • Institutional
    Université Côte d'Azur inaugurates its university health center
    The center offers the students and staff of Université Côte d'Azur comprehensive care services adapted to each person. The care services were designed to perfectly complement the health programs already available in the region. A tight and extensive partnership has now been established with non-profits, general practitioners, local authorities, the Regional Health Agency, and the University Hospital.
    • International
    • University life
    • Institutional
    Solidarity and support for universities in Ukraine
    • Education
    • IDEX UCAJedi
    • Research
    Call for applications ''fellowships for young researchers'' 2022
    As part of the UCAJEDI Initiative of Excellence and its policy of attractiveness, Université Côte d'Azur is launching a call for applications for “Fellowships for Young Researchers” aimed at promoting the recruitment of young postdoctoral researchers to its research laboratories.
  • Call for applications for advanced research program 2022- external campaign_ukraine residents researchers and artists
    Purpose of the call: As part of its Advanced Research Program, Université Côte d'Azur is launching a specific call for applications from researchers, faculty and artists coming from Ukraine for research grants aimed at supporting original and very high-level disciplinary research in all scientific and artistic fields represented at Université Côte d'Azur. 
    • IDEX UCAJedi
    • International
    • Research
    Call for applications for advanced research program 2022- external campaign international
    As part of its Advanced Research Program, Université Côte d'Azur is launching its 5th call for applications from researchers, faculty and artists coming from outside France for research grants aimed at supporting original and high-level disciplinary research in all scientific and artistic fields represented at Université Côte d'Azur. 
    • Research
    Asteroid ryugu: collected samples compared to probe data
    Researchers from the Lagrange laboratory (CNRS – Université Côte d'Azur – OCA) and members of the scientific team of the Hayabusa2 mission (JAXA) have compared for the first time data taken by the probe as it collected samples from the asteroid Ryugu and data from the analysis of the samples brought back to Earth. Collected at two locations on the surface of Ryugu, these samples clearly reveal all the diversity and different characteristics of the material that constitute this primitive asteroid. The results are published in the journal Science.
    • Research
    A supermassive black hole revealed in a cosmic dust cloud
    An international team of researchers has unveiled the position of the supermassive black hole in the heart of the galaxy Messier 77 (M77). This work was possible due to the MATISSE instrument, built in France for the Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) at the European Southern Observatory (ESO). The international team, led by the Leiden Observatory, the Lagrange laboratory (CNRS–UCA–OCA) and the Côte d'Azur Observatory, carried out a thermal mapping of the dust in the heart of M77, making it possible to find the supermassive black hole hidden there.
    • Innovation
    • Student life
    Université Côte d'Azur inaugurates a center for entrepreneurship
    Université Côte d'Azur inaugurated the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship (ICE), on November 25, 2021, during the second "Deeptech Tour".Located on the St Jean d'Angély campus, the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship (ICE) deploys actions to motivate, educate, and support entrepreneurship and connect students, faculty and researchers with all the resources available to boost innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. 
    • Innovation
    • Research
    Research, education, and economic development : first assessment of 3IA network actions 
    At the intersection of public and private research, the 3IA institutes create the ideal conditions for collaboration between world-class academic researchers and key drivers of innovation (start-ups, SMEs, or large corporations) and thereby strengthen the economic vitality of their environment. Although they each have their unique features, the 3IA insitutes also work in a network. Since their inception, they have developed many joint actions and created synergies that contribute to the national AI strategy.
    • International
    Université Côte d'Azur obtains the "Bienvenue en France" award
    Campus France has awarded Université Côte d'Azur the "Bienvenue en France" label with two stars that confirm the quality of the welcome given by the university to international students.
    • International
    • Institutional
    • Student life
    Université côte d'azur and libraries without borders sign a new partnership agreement
    On December 6, at the Grand Château de Valrose, Cécile Sabourault, Vice-President International Relations of Université Côte d'Azur, representing Jeanick Brisswalter, President of Université Côte d'Azur and Patrick Weil, President of Libraries Without Borders signed a framework agreement to establish their cooperation. The agreement covers a period of 5 years. It is the first agreement that Libraries Without Borders signs with a university.
    • Institutional
    • International
    • Research
    How is Université Côte d'Azur committed to fight climate change?
    What actions has Université Côte d'Azur already implemeted to address the main issues raised by COP26? How is Université Côte d'Azur including sustainable development in its strategic actions and motivating its partners and its ecosystem to unite around this cause?
    • Institutional
    • Research
    Université Côte d'Azur and the research institute for sustainable devolpment sign a framework agreement
    Jeanick Brisswalter, President of Université Côte d'Azur, and Valérie Verdier, Chairperson and CEO of the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD), signed a framework agreement on October 29 on the Valrose campus in Nice. The aim of the agreement is to strengthen their partnership and their joint actions in research and development.
    • Institutional
    • Partnerships
    • Research
    Université Côte d'Azur and the french national center for scientific research renew their agreement
    Jeanick Brisswalter, President of Université Côte d'Azur, and Antoine Petit, President and CEO of CNRS, signed a local agreement on October 25 on the Valrose campus in Nice. The purpose of the agreement was to define more precisely the scientific policy shared by the two institutions that will serve as foundation for their partnership and its implementation.