New partnership agreement between the University of Leeds and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
On 26 March 2019, the University of Leeds revealed that it had signed a new partnership agreement with German university, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), a global institutional powerhouse of research and education. This new alliance will build on the longstanding, successful collaboration between Leeds’s Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science (ICAS) and KIT’s Institute […]
Event Report – Adapting to Climate Change: are our solutions working?
On Wednesday 20 February 2019, the White Rose Brussels office held an event in the European Parliament titled, ‘Climate Change: Are our solutions working?’ Hosted by Seb Dance, MEP for London and chaired by Dave Petley, Vice-President for Research and Innovation at the University of Sheffield, the event addressed key climate change policy areas by […]
We Support White Rose University Academics in Brussels
The next collection of Brussels Activity Forms from staff members from the White Rose Universities is open. The activities will have to be from January 2020 onwards. The collection deadline is Monday 10th June 2019.
Event Report – European Societal Challenges: The Future of Human-Robot Interaction
John Procter, MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber, hosted the event. He emphasised the growing impact that AI would play and that we needed to take a collaborative and proactive approach to tackling this issue. The event’s chair Professor Hai-Sui Yu, Deputy-Vice-Chancellor: International from the University of Leeds expressed the individual research-excellence of the three […]
Researchers receive £7 million to develop robots that detect underground leaks
The University of Sheffield and the University of Leeds are collaborating with the Universities of Bristol and Birmingham on a £7 million engineering project that will greatly improve the way that leaks in underground pipes are identified. Currently, locating pipe damage in complex underground systems can result in expensive and disruptive excavations that cost the UK […]
Open call to support White Rose University Academic Activities in Brussels
The next collection of Brussels Activity Forms from staff members from the White Rose Universities is open. The activities will have to be from September 2018 onwards. The collection deadline is Thursday 14th February 2019.
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 […]