UK Government confirms funding for EU students for 2018 to 2019
The government has today (21 April 2017) confirmed that EU students will continue to remain eligible for undergraduate, master’s, postgraduate and advanced learner financial support in academic year 2018 to 2019.
Brexit Statement for London Higher Europe
Britain’s exit from the European Union will put unparalleled pressure on the Higher Education sector in the UK. Any limitations on the ability of staff and students to work and study in the UK would be disastrous for certain subject areas; languages, the creative arts and medicine in particular. In these areas, EU students and staff can account for more than a quarter of total numbers......
Did you know there’s more to EU funding programmes than Horizon 2020?
On Thursday the 9th of February 2017 London Higher Europe hosted a half-day information event for its members focused on alternative sources of European funding outside of Horizon 2020, the EU’s main research and innovation programme.
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).
Alternative Sources of European Funding and how they work, 9th February 2017, 10.15 - 15.00
Although Horizon 2020 is by far the largest research and innovation programme that the European Union runs, there are a whole host of alternative sources of funding. In general these programmesare down-stream, close to market or aim to implement research, which in itself offers opportunities to higher education institutions. Only open to LHE members.
London HE Research Directors’Delegation to Brussels - Engaging with the EU to help shape the research agenda
On 2-3 March London Higher Europe is bringing over a delegation of senior research leaders from London to Brussels. Its aim is to demonstrate to EU officials the value London HEIs place on EU funding and to help ensure proposals involving London academics are well received in the future.
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.
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.