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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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News Event Report – The role of advanced imaging at the White Rose Universities for addressing key biomedical questions of the future

Event Report – The role of advanced imaging at the White Rose Universities for 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 the impact of disease on individual cells at a macromolecular level.

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16th - 16th October 2018 Event Energy Poverty and Social Isolation

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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News Sheffield Alumni Reception

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.

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25th September 2018 Event European Health Challenges: The role of imaging technology in addressing key biomedical questions of the future

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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News Event report – Innovation Opportunities in the Bioeconomy of the North of England

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.

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