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News University of Sheffield invited to be a member of the CESAER association

University of Sheffield invited to be a member of the CESAER association

The University of Sheffield has been elected as a member of the Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER). Sheffield joins fifty-one other Universities from twenty-six nations and is one of only two from the UK. CESAER is a European association of leading specialised and comprehensive universities of science and technology […]

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News Research led by the University of Leeds Highlights Climate Impacts of Deforestation.

Research led by the University of Leeds Highlights Climate Impacts of Deforestation.

Data gathered from a new study by an international team of scientists, shows deforestation is likely to warm the climate even more than originally thought. The new research, which was recently published in Nature Communications, examined the way that gases emitted by trees and vegetation affect the climate. The team assessed the complex ways in […]

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13th December 2017 Event

CEPS Lunchtime Brexit Dialogue

  This lunchtime dialogue, organised jointly by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and the British Council aimed to explore the future relationship between the UK and EU in the area of research and science. Introducing the event was Karel Lannoo, Chief Executive Officer at CEPS and Daniel Korbel, Head of Science Global Team […]

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8th - 9th January 2018 Event

High Level Conference on the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF)

On the 8th and 9th of January 2018 the WRB attended the High-Level Conference on the next MFF at the European Commission. The event brought together a great variety of stakeholders from Member States, think tanks and EU institutions, in order to discuss the challenges ahead for the EU budget, and the ways to address […]

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14th December 2017 Event

The State of European University – Business Cooperation (UBC)

This event displayed the findings of a Commission-funded study to evaluate the state of university business cooperation in Europe. The study includes 50 ‘good practice’ case studies for UBC. It also includes a detailed analysis of UBC from the perspectives of HEIs, academics and business people. The presentation put forward the idea that universities should […]

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News Academics from the White Rose Universities Recognised on New Years Honours List

Academics from the White Rose Universities Recognised on New Years Honours List

Academics from all three of the White Rose Consortium’s Universities have received honours in the 2018 New Years list. The list recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom. University of Leeds: Professor Anne Neville, a senior academic at the University of Leeds School of Mechanical Engineering, received her OBE […]

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5th - 5th December 2017 Event

Right to Energy Coalition Event, 5th December

Right to energy coalition involves numerous NGOs, Charities, and European political parties. The event consisted of two panels (incomplete list – I couldn’t catch all of their names). Panel 1: Tamás Meszerics MEP – Greens. G Droppa Claude Turmes Guiliame Drueman Gaban Daranczi Cornelia Ersnt Dario Tamburran Discussion: Energy poverty is a huge problem in […]

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30th - 30th November 2017 Event

LERU autumn reception on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

On the 30th of November the WRB attended LERU autumn reception on Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Hotel Silken Berlaymont.   Introduction by Prof. Bert van der Zwaan, Rector Magnificus of Utrecht University and Chair of LERU Discussed the size of the network and the impact it was having   Presentation by Dr. Daria Tataj, […]

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