Doris Alexander


Associate Director of European Engagement, Trinity College Dublin,and Project Management Team CHARM-EU European Universities Alliance. Doris established Trinity College’s Research Development Office in 1994and together with previous researcher experience, has a history of interaction with the EC Research Framework Programme (both policy and project level) dating back to Framework 2. Coupled with experience of other EU programmes, Doris is an EU policy and strategy expert who drove the successful development, implementation and delivery of theUniversity’s first in-depth Research Diversification Strategy. Doris took up post as the Associate Director of European Engagement in 2019 and is responsible for, the development of strategies of engagement with theHorizon Europe and Erasmus Programmes. She was one of the principal writers of the CHARM-EU European Universities application and, subsequent to that, of its R&I top up project, TORCH. She developed a document around incorporating environmental sustainability in HorizonEurope and Erasmus projects and has an interest in how Universities can contribute to a more sustainable future. She is the Principal investigatoron a national grant (Enterprise Ireland) focussed on driving out more ArtsHumanities and Social science engagement in the EC Framework programme. She is also currently on the steering group of the European ResearchProjects Managers Group of the League of European ResearchUniversities (LERU) and is on the management team for CHARM-EU and represents that alliance on the R&I subgroup of the FOR-EU informal network. Doris served on the board of the European Association ofResearch Managers and Administrators (EARMA) and is now linked totheir Horizon Europe working group. She has also represented Ireland on the Expert Group of Member states on the Horizon Europe/Horizon 2020Model Grant Agreement. She was a Vice WG lead in the recently concluded INTREPID EU COST (European Cooperation in Science andTechnology) action which focussed on interdisciplinarity. Doris holds a BA(Hons) in Mathematical Science and an MSc in Computer Science (Healthinformatics) from Trinity College.

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Tue | Nov 02, 2021 | 04.30 PM - 05.30 PM Berlin Time

European Universities – driving the sustainable University of the Future