Open call to support White Rose University Academic Activities in Brussels
The next collection of Brussels Activity Forms from staff members from the White Rose Universities is open. The activities will have to be from September 2018 onwards. The collection deadline is Thursday 14th February 2019.
Universities Finland (UNIFI) have held five events focusing on the proposed new feature of Horizon Europe, ‘moonshots’, launched by Carlos Moedas. On the 19th of November, WRB attended “Moonshots of the 2020s: Climate, Food and Natural Resources”. This was hosted by Sirpa Pietikainen MEP and organised by UNIFI, alongside University of Turku, Tempere University of Technology, University of […]
On 6 November, WRB attended a EuroTech Universities event ahosted by the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU. This event discussed the need for universities to embrace new initiatives such as Open Science, interdisciplinarity, innovative education, entrepreneurship and industry collaboration to address the changing role of universities and recognising the part […]
Learning for Tomorrow, Today: Future Fit Universities for 2040
On 6 November, WRB attended the workshop run by the European Consortium of Innovative Universities at the Dutch House of Provinces. This event discussed the major challenges universities currently face and the need to adapt to remain relevant over the coming decades. Key Takeaways Recent pilot call launched, ‘Establishing European Universities’. An alliance between […]
Quality Internships: A first step towards a proper employment?
Last week, the University of Alcalá (Spain) hosted an event to discuss the importance of quality internships. As organisations realise the value of taking on young people with fresh ideas, the number of internships is increasing year by year. It is imperative that both young people and their employers mutually benefit from this arrangement. But who carries […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]