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6th February 2019 Event European Societal Challenges:  The Future of Human-Robot Interaction

European Societal Challenges: The Future of Human-Robot Interaction

Please sign up here. Increasingly rapid technological innovation is bringing the possibility of human-robot interaction closer to our daily life. It follows then, that we need a standardised framework to address the ethical and safety issues that arise. Both a recent statement issued by the Commission about artificial intelligence, robotics and autonomous systems and the first draft ethics […]

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9th October 2018 Event The Aftermath of the Zika Crisis

The Aftermath of the Zika Crisis

“Now that the World Health Organisation has declared that Zika is no longer a global health emergency, there is a danger that the struggles of families of children with CZF will become an invisible problem.”- Dr João Nunes, University of York  In October 2016, the European Union approved €30 million in research to combat the […]

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28th November 2018 Event Sheffield Alumni Networking Reception

Sheffield Alumni Networking Reception

White Rose Brussels office is hosting another University of Sheffield Alumni Event, an evening to continue our networking amongst the Sheffield alumni community in Brussels. We hope to update you on the latest news from the University, tell you more about the White Rose Brussels office, and strengthen our links with our alumni community in […]

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News Article Competition

Article Competition

The White Rose Brussels Office is running a competition to create an article on Climate Change Policy based on your research. The universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York, three of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities, have a representative office in Brussels. The office engages with key stakeholders to support and influence European policy and research […]

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News Event Report – Energy Poverty and Social Isolation

Event Report – Energy Poverty and Social Isolation

Energy poverty is an urgent issue which many would like to see being given increased priority in the EU policy arena. The White Rose Universities of Sheffield, Leeds and York have collaborated on a research project which explored the relationship between energy poverty and social relations. Our academics presented these findings at this event, followed […]

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12th October 2018 Event East Netherlands Digital Solutions in Health and Prevention

East Netherlands Digital Solutions in Health and Prevention

Last week, WRB attended the regional East Netherlands conference on Digital Solutions in Health and Prevention at The Leopold Hotel.   Key Takeaways eHealth a priority in the Commission as represents a global challenge – see link to Comms below Opening by Annemike Traag, Executive Council Member, Overijssel province Reiterated a strong EU focus on […]

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8th October 2018 Event EU-Japan Conference on the Future of Robotics and AI in the Super-Aging Era

EU-Japan Conference on the Future of Robotics and AI in the Super-Aging Era

Last week, WRB attended the EU-Japan conference on the future of robotics and artificial intelligence in the super-ageing era at the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine. Key Takeaways Currently considering another joint EU-Japan call in last year of H2020 in line with previous projects ACCRA and CARESSES – Collaboration between EU countries and 3rd countries […]

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News Advances Made in Sepsis Research at the Universities of Leeds and Sheffield

Advances Made in Sepsis Research at the Universities of Leeds and Sheffield

In the past few months, researchers from the Universities of Leeds and Sheffield studying sepsis – the ‘hidden killer’ – have made important advances in the field. Sepsis is the complication of an infection which causes the body to attack its own organs and tissue. Without rapid treatment, this condition causes breathlessness, fatigue, and premature […]

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