The White Rose Libraries is a collaboration between the Library Services of the three partner institutions of the Consortium. Taking advantage of the geographic proximity of the universities, their similar strategic and operational focus as large research libraries, and the existing links between their researchers, students, and staff, the White Rose Libraries have worked together […]
Welcome to White Rose
Welcome to The White Rose University Consortium – A strategic partnership between 3 of the UK’s leading research universities, Leeds, Sheffield and York.
Since 1997 the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York have built on their individual strengths by collaborating through the White Rose University Consortium to add value from partnership activity in research, enterprise, innovation and learning and teaching. Working with a range of partners from the private and public sector, both in the UK and overseas, projects to the value of over £160M have been secured into the Universities. As the Higher Education sector undergoes numerous changes and challenges, our commitment to creating exciting collaborations remains and we continuously strive to achieve our aims of supporting research, knowledge exchange and teaching and learning.
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News & Events
Marginalisation and the Law: Public Lecture Series
2nd Yorkshire Breast Cancer Symposium, Leeds 13th September 2018: Call for Abstracts and Attendees
Supported by the White Rose University Consortium. The aim of this one-day symposium is to provide a forum to share research and innovation across breast cancer researchers in Yorkshire (and beyond!). We aim to provide a friendly environment for academics, clinicians and charities at every level to hear about and discuss their latest research. The […]
Modelathon 2018 – a multi-scale modelling symposium and competition
This four-day EPSRC funded Modelathon* event brings together the very best of theory and practice in the area of multi-scale modelling. After 3 successful events, and in response to last year’s positive feedback we will once again have an additional day that takes the format of a symposium on day-one. This year our symposium will focus on the role […]
Collaboration Fund Open
Our Spring 2018 Call for Collaboration Fund is now open. You can find all the information you need, including how to apply and the application forms here The White Rose Collaboration Fund was launched in October 2008 and is designed to support emerging collaborative activities across the three White Rose universities of Leeds, Sheffield […]
Launched in October 2008 and designed to support emerging collaborative activities across the three White Rose universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. We run two rounds a year, in Spring and Autumn and award up to £11,000 per project with a total of 8 projects being awarded each year. You can either see more about the fund here or Claire Pickerden will be happy to help with any queries.
White Rose Studentship Networks
We have the aspiration that funded networks will act as platforms for future funding bids. We therefore advise applicants to consider how the Studentship Network will align with opportunities from funding bodies (for example the Research Councils’ priorities) and to include this information in the proposal. You can see more information about the scheme here
White Rose Libraries
White Rose University Press
The Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York have collaborated to launch the UK’s first jointly-run university press, dedicated to publishing digital open access books, journals, and other scholarly outputs across a wide range of academic disciplines. White Rose University Press (WRUP) is committed to open access dissemination of research and teaching materials, ensuring academic quality, […]
White Rose Brussels Office
The purpose of the White Rose Brussels Office is long-term strategic positioning of the three White Rose universities to key stakeholders in Brussels to influence EU research policy. The Office will also engage in horizon scanning and opportunity spotting in strategic areas of the universities as well as information gathering. The White Rose universities will […]