• Early Career Researcher Delegation - Brussels

    Friday 22nd June 2018. We will be running another of our annual delegations to Brussels for early career researchers.

    Previous delegations >> click here.

  • Check out the 2018 Agenda!

    Brexit negotiations, FP9, ground-breaking research and innovation: 2018 is set to be a busy year for London Higher Europe. To help member institutions engage with these challenges and opportunities, we will be running activities in both Brussels and London.

    For more information click here

  • Welcome to London Higher Europe!

    London Higher Europe (LHE) is a consortium of eleven higher education institutions (HEIs) based in London (UK) wishing to engage with the EU and form partnerships across Europe.

Welcome to London Higher Europe!

London Higher Europe (LHE) is a consortium of eleven higher education institutions (HEIs) based in London (UK) wishing to engage with the EU and form partnerships across Europe. LHE is an initiative of London Higher, representing over 40 publicly funded universities and colleges in London, and London’s European Office, representing the Mayor of London in Brussels. Our members have strong interests in actively engaging in Brussels and wish to collaborate on European issues. The research areas of our members include cultural and creative industries, food, health, migration, smart cities, energy, manufacturing and many more.

  • London Higher Europe Network Report: UniLion and Brexit
    News / 05/04/2018
    London Higher Europe Network Report: UniLion and Brexit

    On the 22nd March 2018, London Higher Europe attended the first event of the UniLion Brexit Working Group, entitled ‘Brexit: Towards a Changing Relationship between European and British Universities?’ The event was centred on a report, drafted by members of the network with evidence drawn from a pan-European survey and launched on the day.

  • 13 University Associations Sign Joint Letter calling for Doubling of Investment in Research, Innovation and Education.
    News / 21/03/2018
    13 University Associations Sign Joint Letter calling for Doubling of Investment in Research, Innovation and Education.

    The European Association of Research Managers and Administrators (EARMA) has published a joint letter with twelve other European Associations of Universities calling for an increase in the budget for research, innovation educational programmes. London Higher Europe wholly supports this call, and several of our members are also part of the undersigned organisations. 

  • Brexit and Beyond: The London Higher Europe Steering Group heads to Brussels
    News / 20/03/2018
    Brexit and Beyond: The London Higher Europe Steering Group heads to Brussels

    On the 14-15th march 2018, London Higher Europe (LHE) led a delegation of Research Managers from 7 London Universities to Brussels as part of our annual Steering Group Meeting. The Steering Group met to discuss the previous years’ progress on the LHE project and plan activities and focus areas for the year ahead. We took full advantage of our time in Brussels and the group also met with the European Commission, several university representatives and the UK Permanent Representation to the European Union.

  • Forward Agenda 2018/ 2019
    Agenda / 16/01/2018
    Forward Agenda 2018/ 2019

    With the Brexit negotiations progressing, plans for the next framework programme for European Research and Innovation moving forward and the usual high volume of calls running throughout the year from various European funding streams; we will run multiple events in both Brussels and London to help member institutions make the most of these opportunities.

  • Next Workshop: Engaging with SMEs in the European Context
    Agenda / 16/01/2018
    Next Workshop: Engaging with SMEs in the European Context

    Thursday 22nd February 2018. London Higher Europe will be running a workshop in London looking at best-practice when having SMEs as partners in projects. This half-day event will be run by Mr Lance Leverette, expert in research commercialisation and SME coaching.

  • External Opportunities and Events 2017
    Agenda / 31/12/2017
    External Opportunities and Events 2017

    Part of our role at London Higher Europe is identifying opportunities for our members to network, stay informed and apply for EU funding. Using our networks we have identified several upcoming external events that might interest our members.

    For any questions or suggestions please email jordan.hill@londonhigher.ac.uk 

  • Projects / 05/11/2016
  • Projects / 05/11/2016
    Migration and displacement in Horn of Africa

    The EU Trust Fund for Africa’s work aims to support stabilisation and address the root causes of irregular migration and displacement in the Horn of Africa.

    Dr Laura Hammond, Head of Development Studies at SOAS University of London at the time of the award, has been awarded a €4million contract with the European Commission to direct a Research and Evidence Facility in support of the EU Trust Fund for Africa's work.

     

     

  • Projects / 05/11/2016
    The Multimedia Yasna (MUYA)

    Professor Almut Hintze FBA, Zartoshty Brothers Professor of Zoroastrianism at SOAS University of London, has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Investigator Grant of just under €2.5 million  for a project on the Yasna, the core ritual of one of the most ancient and influential living religions, Zoroastrianism.

Researchers in Focus

Dr Dorottya Sallai
University of Greenwich
Dr Laura Hammond
SOAS, University of London
Dr Liana Chua
Brunel University
Professor Alison Leary, PhD RN FRCN FQNI
London South Bank University