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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.