Welcome to the blog of the White Rose Brussels Office's European Public Affairs Director, Dr Phil Holliday, who is capturing his thoughts and activities of running a university representative office in Brussels.
11th October 2019
Meet the new interns of 2019/20
The new interns have arrived at the White Rose Brussels office, excited for the next 8 months of their internship having just completed a month training in York. Below you can read a little bit about each of them, and find out what each of their portfolios include during their time in Brussels. Catriona joined […]
Written by Scott Ramsay, WRoCAH PhD student. 7 October 2019 Horizon Europe and Brexit: Latest Developments We know roughly what Horizon Europe – the EU’s next funding programme for research and innovation – is going to look like. In March 2019, the Commission and the Parliament reached a provisional agreement on the budget, which the […]
Social Sciences and Humanities Integration in the European Research Funding Frameworks
Written by Katherine Calvert, WRoCAH PhD student. 1 October 2019 Since the introduction in 2014 of the current European research funding framework, Horizon 2020, integration of the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) has been the subject of ongoing discussions, monitoring reports, lobbying and conferences. Interdisciplinarity is promoted strongly in Horizon 2020 and the European Commission […]
Joel Baker 14 June 2019 From January 2021, the EU’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation framework programme will be replaced by the successor programme, Horizon Europe One of aspect of Horizon Europe which has attracted most discussion in Brussels is the implementation of a ‘Mission-oriented’ approach. Missions will be initiatives which aim to achieve concrete, […]
What are the key issues of the current housing situation in Europe?
This report provides an overview of the current housing challenges in the EU and examples of policy responses to these challenges, focusing primarily on Northern and Western European nations. The report aims to provide UK housing researchers, policy makers and practitioners with a resource that situates the UK in a wider comparative European context. The […]
Article Competition Winner Announced: Declan Sean Kenny
We received many excellent entries for our first article competition and would like to thank everyone that took the time to submit an entry. The runners up are Juliet de Little, from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning, with her piece Climate change and policy: opening the floodgates of opportunity and Chris Smith, […]
We would like to express a warm welcome to our three new interns from the White Rose universities. They have spent a month training and meeting key partners across the three universities in Yorkshire. Over the next six months in Brussels, the interns will support the White Rose Brussels office activities, including writing policy reports, […]
With the UK facing Brexit, its universities face an uncertain future. This blog post outlines the prospects for UK involvement with the next EU research and innovation programme, Horizon Europe. Background On June 7 2018 the European Commission published its proposal for the successor to Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe. It set out plans for a […]