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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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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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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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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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News Volcanic eruptions likely to increase due to climate change

Volcanic eruptions likely to increase due to climate change

Environmental Research, led by the University of Leeds, indicates that shrinking glacier cover could lead to increased volcanic activity in Iceland. The study has found that there was less volcanic activity in Iceland when glacier cover was more extensive and as the glaciers melted, volcanic eruptions increased due to subsequent changes in surface pressure. Dr […]

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News Sheffield Scientists work with national and international partners to create new drug combination to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Sheffield Scientists work with national and international partners to create new drug combination to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

A team of Scientist from the University of Sheffield deliver breakthrough research which uses a new combination of antimicrobial compounds that can kill multi-drug resistant bacteria and may help address the global health crisis of antibiotic resistance. The UK’s Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, has declared AMR as ‘one of the greatest threats we […]

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