• EU Design Days 2017

    19 - 20th September 2017, Brussels. London Higher Europe is taking part in the EU Design Days 2017, a two day event which will bring together specialists in designer and policymaking.This year’s theme is “Transformation of Cities through Design.” > Find Out More

  • Health by Numbers

    Busting the Myths around Big Data and Healthcare in Europe

    This panel discussion brings together policy, research and practice in E-health with a particular focus on understanding the current state of the art in research and how research interacts with the policy landscape.
    24th May 2017 from 10.00 to 13.00, followed by lunch at London House (Rue du Trône 108, Brussels).  > For more information and to register

  • 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.

  • Border Stories: From there to here.

    How innovative research into personal experiences can help the EU address Intra EU mobility and Third Country Migration. This event was organised by London Higher Europe on the on the 3rd of February at London House in Brussels.

    > Presentations from the event

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 and the EU Design Days 2017
    News / 25/09/2017
    London Higher Europe and the EU Design Days 2017

    On the 19th and 20th of September, London Higher Europe supported the ERRIN EU Design Days and explored how London’s Research base can use its world-leading arts and design sector to contribute to solving some of Europe’s biggest challenges.

  • ERC Starting Grant 2017: How well did the UK do?
    News / 08/09/2017
    ERC Starting Grant 2017: How well did the UK do?

    UK Universities have had another great result, winning more European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants than any other country in 2017. In these uncertain times, its more important than ever that the UK continues to play an important role in European Research and Innovation by remaining open to the world and playing its part in solving some of the biggest global challenges.

  • Universities Minister Reconfirms UK Financial Committment to H2020 Projects
    News / 21/07/2017
    Universities Minister Reconfirms UK Financial Committment to H2020 Projects

    Jo Johnson, UK Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, gave further reassurance this week and re-iterated the Government's financial support to UK universities in H2020 collaborations with European partners.

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

    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 

  • Forward Agenda 2017
    Agenda / 20/09/2017
    Forward Agenda 2017

    London Higher Europe has a busy few months ahead, with multiple events and training sessions in both Brussels and London.

    We encourage you to read the forward agenda and, if you have any thoughts or would like to partner with us, email jordan.hill@londonhigher.ac.uk 

  • EU Design Days 2017
    Agenda / 19/09/2017
    EU Design Days 2017

    Through our membership of the European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN) London Higher Europe is supporting the 6th annual EU Design Days, a three day event which will bring together specialists from the fields of education and research, design and design management, policymaking and politics to inspire change at a city and regional level and set a new agenda going forward.

  • 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

Professor Hugh N Kennedy
SOAS, University of London
Professor Alison Leary, PhD RN FRCN FQNI
London South Bank University
Professor Alexandros Paraskevas
University of West London
Dr Jakke Tamminen
Royal Holloway University of London