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 […]
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.
Our most recent set of Interns will soon be leaving the White Rose Brussels office after an engaging 7-month internship. A little about them and what they have experienced from the internship: Tom Exall studied Political Communications at the University of Leeds and has been working as our communications intern. As well as running […]
WRB Office Participates in First UniLion Event on Brexit
On the 22nd March, the Informal Network of University Liaison Offices (UniLion) held its first event on the topic of future research collaboration after Brexit. The event was introduced by Dr Phil Holliday, European Public Affairs Director of White Rose Brussels. The event launched the UniLion report, ‘Post-Brexit: Perceived Challenges for collaboration between British and […]
From the 14th to the 16th of March the White Rose Brussels office welcomed members of the EU funding teams from each university, who came to Brussels to engage with key stakeholders. Within the short visit, we packed in 11 meetings and darted between various European Commission buildings. The teams met with members of Swisscore […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]