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.

25/09/2017 | Posted in News

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.

08/09/2017 | Posted in News

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......

29/03/2017 | Posted in News

What does it take to stand out from the crowd? London Higher Europe Members find out.

On Tuesday the 24th of January 2017 London Higher Europe ran a training session in collaboration with University College London (UCL) on how to give members’ applications the best chance when facing the stringent criteria for highly prestigious Horizon 2020 grants. The specific focus of the training was Collaborative Research Projects and European Research Council (ERC) grants.

25/01/2017 | Posted in News

The Creative Industries in London and their plans for 2017: Results of the first Interdisciplinary Working Group meeting

On Tuesday the 17th of January 2017 London Higher Europe organised the inaugural meeting of the third in its series of working groups, centered around Creative Europe funding and the Creative Industries. In attendance were eight senior academics from five institutions and research office staff from SOAS, LSBU, Royal Holloway, University of East London, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, as well as two representatives from the Creative Europe Desk UK.

18/01/2017 | Posted in News

University Research Administrators - Developing your EU funding skills: institutions, lobbying, funding and networks

On 8-9 December 2015 the second Delegation of Research Administrators from London Higher Europe member institutions came to experience Brussels and the European quater first hand. London Higher organised a programme in cooperation with London's European Office in Brussels which took the delegation on a tour around the European Parliament and included sessions on the EU and EU institutions, developing EU funding skills as well as a presentation by UKRO on the Marie-Skłodowska Curie Programme.

15/12/2015 | Posted in News

UCL Institute of Education professor wins prestigious prize for her research into autism

An academic from the UCL Institute of Education, who was recently appointed Professor of Autism Education, has been awarded one of the 2015 Philip Leverhulme Prizes. Professor Liz Pellicano's research seeks to understand the distinctive opportunities and challenges often faced by autistic children, young people and adults and trace their impact on everyday life.

30/10/2015 | Posted in News

University Research Administrators - Developing your EU funding skills: institutions, lobbying, funding and networks

On 1-2 July 2015 a delegation of Research Administrators from London Higher Europe member institutions came to experience Brussels and the European quater first hand. London Higher organised a programme in cooperation with London's European Office in Brussels which took the delegation on a tour around the European Parliament and included sessions on the EU and EU institutions,  developing EU funding skills as well as a presentation by UKRO on the Marie-Skłodowska Curie Programme.

03/07/2015 | Posted in News

UCL Institute of Education retains world number one ranking

For the second year running the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) has been ranked as the world's number one university for education in the 2015 QS World University Rankings. The IOE has been placed well above the other top universities of Harvard, Stamford, Cambridge and Melbourne for the excellence of its academic provision.
 

30/04/2015 | Posted in News

London Higher Europe successfully organised event on Future Proof Food

The event which took place on the 5th of February at the offices of London's European Office in Brussels gathered around 40 participants for a discussion around Future Proof Food: putting less in, getting more out – supply chain partnerships & the holistic approach to food sustainability.

16/02/2015 | Posted in News

Brunel University ESRC-Funded Loneliness Studies Seminar Series

In August 2014, the Economics and Social Sciences Research Council (ESRC) awarded a grant to Professor Christina Victor (Department of Clinical Sciences) to run a seminar series entitled New perspectives on loneliness: developing theory, methodology and evidence for practice.

01/02/2015 | Posted in News