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?
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
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
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.
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Forward Agenda 2017
London Higher Europe has a busy few months ahead, with multiple events and training sessions in both Brussels and London.
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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.
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.