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News Event report – Archaeology in Europe

Event report – Archaeology in Europe

On Tuesday 20th March 2018 the White Rose Brussels office ran an event in the European Parliament entitled ‘Archaeology in Europe, the Use of Technological Tools in Cross-Border Research’. The event examined the impact of UK-led research on European Archaeology, from both the perspective of the University sector as well as on the wider Archaeology community. […]

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News Hydrocarbon Emissions Underestimated, University of York Study Finds.

Hydrocarbon Emissions Underestimated, University of York Study Finds.

Researchers from the University of York show that global levels of ethane and propane in the atmosphere have been undervalued by more than 50%. The effects of ethane and propane are acuter in big cities where ethane and propane mix with nitrogen oxides from vehicles and power plants, this then forms ozone – a greenhouse […]

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30th January 2018 Event

Swiss Science Briefing: Towards a European Open Science Cloud

The Briefing, jointly organised by the Mission of Switzerland to the EU and SwissCore, started with an Opening speech by Urs Bucher, Head of the Mission of Switzerland to the EU who stressed the importance of cross-border co-operation in open science and Switzerland’s role in this. This was followed by a presentation by Edouard Bugnion, Vice-President […]

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23rd February 2018 Event

Yorkshire’s International Relations post-Brexit

  The British Foreign Policy Group is co-hosting an event in Leeds in association with the School of Politics and International Studies at the University of Leeds. This event is the fourth of the BFPG’s National Engagement Programme, a nationwide series of events which aim to generate greater public discussion about the UK’s international position and choices. […]

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News Call for White Rose Brussels supported activities in Brussels

Call for White Rose Brussels supported activities in Brussels

The White Rose Brussels Office is launching a new mechanism for staff members and students to seek assistance with holding activities in Brussels.

Would you like to engage with Brussels stakeholders such as the European Commission, the European Parliament and/or European universities?

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News Internship Opportunity – We Are Recruiting

Internship Opportunity – We Are Recruiting

Three exclusive 7-month paid internships in Brussels and the UK for students following their final year of study from the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York Please note that the intern role and application process have changed since last year’s opportunity, please read below for further information. 3 x Internships: White Rose Brussels Office Deadline: […]

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24th January 2018 Event

STOA Workshop: EU Mission-Oriented Research and Innovation Policy

  A Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) workshop run by the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) aimed to clarify the concept of mission-oriented challenges, something which shaping up to be a major theme of the 9th EU funding Programme. As well as presenting an Economic and Social Research Impact paper, the workshop invited key […]

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23rd January 2018 Event

Fact Checking Science: Shaping the Governance of Scientific Advice in the EU

The event was hosted in parliament by Julie Girling MEP and jointly organised by the Nickel Institute and the European Risk Forum (ERF). It aimed to explore the role of public scrutiny in scientific enquiry, as well as presenting an advice paper by the ERF that highlights weaknesses in the EU’s Structural Framework for collecting […]

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