16th October 2018
Energy Poverty and Social Isolation
Energy poverty is defined as the inability of households to access adequate energy services, including: home heating/cooling, electrical appliances and mobility. Since the global financial crash and the ‘cost of living crisis’ that has accompanied austerity, energy poverty is a pressing concern for many households across Europe.
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Sheffield Alumni Reception
The White Rose Brussels Office hosted a University of Sheffield Alumni Reception on Wednesday 27th June 2018. Professor Dave Petley, Vice-President for Research and Innovation, University of Sheffield, gave the key note speech.
25th September 2018
European Health Challenges: The role of imaging technology in addressing key biomedical questions of the future
The White Rose Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York are home to some of the top European Centres in Advanced Imaging and Microscopy studying at a macromolecular level the impact of disease on individual cells, using a wealth of first class equipment to conduct world leading biological research. This event will be hosted by Professor […]
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Event report – Innovation Opportunities in the Bioeconomy of the North of England
On the 26th April, the White Rose Brussels Office co-hosted an event in the EU Parliament which showcased the North of England as a global hub for innovation in the bioeconomy. Acting with regional and European partners, such as Paul Brannen MEP and BioVale innovation cluster, the meeting presented the Government commissioned Science and Innovation Audit (SIA) on the bioeconomy in the North of England. The event was chaired by Deborah Smith, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research at the University of York who also acted as chairperson of the SIA.
Our most recent set of Interns will soon be leaving the White Rose Brussels office after an engaging 7-month internship. A little about them and what they have experienced from the internship: Tom Exall studied Political Communications at the University of Leeds and has been working as our communications intern. As well as running […]
WRB Office Participates in First UniLion Event on Brexit
On the 22nd March, the Informal Network of University Liaison Offices (UniLion) held its first event on the topic of future research collaboration after Brexit. The event was introduced by Dr Phil Holliday, European Public Affairs Director of White Rose Brussels. The event launched the UniLion report, ‘Post-Brexit: Perceived Challenges for collaboration between British and […]