Collaboration Fund Autumn Call Open

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 and York. We run two rounds a year, in Spring and Autumn, and award up to £11,000 per project with a…

22
Sep

Understanding Solidarity Amid Refugee Crises

Two linked workshops funded by the White Rose Consortium:
University of Leeds 22nd September 2017 and University of York 10th November 2017

Schedule for Workshop 1: University of Leeds, Friday 22nd September
Beechgrove Room, University House, University of Leeds

9.15-9.30 Registration/tea & coffee
9.30-11.15 Session 1:
Dr Violeta Moreno-Lax (QMUL) ‘Solidarity’s Reach: Meaning, Dimensions, and…

11
Sep

EPSRC’s MultiSim Modelathon 2017

We would like to invite you and your colleagues to our four-day EPSRC ‘MultiSim Modelathon’ event that brings together the very best of theory and practice in the area of multi-scale modelling. Our focus this year is combining experimental and computational research to reduce in vivo testing in a…

01
Jun

ACT-UP Thirty Years Fighting AIDS

2017 is the 30th anniversary of the founding of ACT UP, the international advocacy group fighting to end the AIDS crisis. To coincide with this anniversary, a one-day conference will be held at the University of York on June 1st and 2nd, 2017 which will bring together academics from a…

Collaboration Fund: Spring Call Open

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 and York.  We run two rounds a year, in Spring and Autumn, and award up to £11,000 per project with a total…

15
Jun

Understanding Migration: States of (Un)Belonging – call for abstracts

Call for Abstracts

3rd POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE ON MIGRATION, UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

‘Understanding Migration: States of (Un)Belonging’

Date: Thursday, 15th June 2017

Venue: The Diamond, 32 Leavygreave Rd, Sheffield S3 7R

Keynote Speaker: Dr Nando Sigona The University of Birmingham

The University of Sheffield Postgraduate Migration Research Network invites submissions for the 3rd Workshop on…

Call for Papers: Europe, Migration and the New Politics of (In)security

European countries are facing serious security and humanitarian challenges amidst unprecedented levels of forced migration. The response, from the EU and beyond, has been characterised by a tension. On one hand, we see increasingly exclusionary policies, a failure in solidarity and a retreat from the Union. On the other,…

NERC Public Engagement grant for White Rose Air Pollution Garden

A recent White Rose Collaboration Fund project has just been awarded a Public Engagement grant from NERC. Dr Sarah West from the University of York will lead the project, together with Dr Maria Val Martin from Sheffield and Dr Cat Scott from Leeds. Their collaboration began with Observing…

12
Apr

INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENERGY CAREERS FAIR

Come to our dedicated careers fair for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (IBBE) scientists!

Our career fair will provide you with the chance to meet employers face-to-face, to learn about current vacancies and opportunities available, and to market yourself to prospective employers. There are several talks you can attend about the sector…

Air Pollution Garden

The project aimed to create a demonstration air pollution garden within the city of Sheffield in order to raise awareness of air pollution amongst members of the public visiting the garden

Through the creation of this garden, we also aimed to increase our knowledge of plants, which can…

International collaboration project on long term conditions

Leaders in family healthcare from USA, Australia, Denmark and UK, met at the university to discuss the challenges of promoting family-focussed care in the NHS

Family-focussed health-care in the NHS: A White-Rose collaboration project in long-term condition management across the life-course

On the 7th//8th November 2016, a group of…

29
Nov

MOPACT Final Conference

Location: Brussels

The MOPACT Final Conference will present the findings of the MOPACT project and propose the policies to make ageing a social and economic asset for Europe.

Since the project started in March 2013, MOPACT’s consortium of 32 partners has drawn on high quality science to develop innovative approaches that…

We Are Moving

We are moving our head office from Leeds to York this week.

Our new address is

White Rose University Consortium

Innovation Center

York Science Park

York

YO10 5DG

01904 435354 or use our  Contact Us page for specific members of our team.

 

White Rose Dementia Collaboration

The White Rose Dementia Collaboration was set up to bring together researchers from our three universities, in partnership with dementia practitioners and people living with the condition.

One of the new researchers active in the area is Phil Joddrell from the Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH), University…

12
Jan

Imagine: Imagining Life Launch Symposium

Symposium dedicated to advanced microscopy techniques and their biological applications

Imagine: Imaging life aims to combine and harness cutting-edge imaging technologies in super-resolution microscopy, electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy to address important biological and biomedical problems

 

For more details please see

IMAGINE launch symposium flyer

 

This event is open to…

White Rose Universities lead £16.8m investment in world-class postgraduate research training

The Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York will provide future social science postgraduate students with the highest quality doctoral research training thanks to a £16.8 million investment from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

The new White Rose Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP) builds on the success of…

Collaboration Fund Open

The latest round of our Collaboration Fund is now open.

The White Rose University Consortium invites applications for projects to support and encourage emerging collaborations across the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. The objective of the Fund is to support projects which have the potential to develop national and…

12
Oct

Workshop on Computationally Efficient Modelling & Simulation and its applications

The advent of easily accessible high-performance computers and numerical techniques such as finite element methods have facilitated precise modelling and simulation of complex systems in a wide range of disciplines such as civil engineering, biomechanics and life science. These highly accurate models are an exciting development, however, they have…

A Summer Week of Crystal Science @ Leeds

The University of Leeds will be hosting a full week of crystal science and engineering from the 25th June through to Friday 1st July encompassing the 12th International Workshop on the Crystal Growth of Organic Materials, the 48th Annual Conference of the British Association for Crystal Growth, an Inaugural…

We Are Recruiting

Collaboration Development Manager based at the University of Leeds

We will consider both full and part time applicants to this role – part time minimum 50%

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to play a key role in identifying, promoting and developing collaborative initiatives across the White Rose University…

07
Sep

Multisim Modelathon 2016

A three day competition aimed at PhD students and post-doc researchers to solve a multiscale biomechanical problem and win prizes!


Learn More

03
Jun

White Rose Early Career Ethics Researchers Conference

Location: K/111 in King’s Manor, Exhibition Square, York YO1 7EP

Friday 3 June

3:30 pm

John Halstead, ‘The Small Improvements Argument, Ignorance and Incomparability’

Commentator: Johan Gustafsson
5 – 6:30 pm

Matthew Bennett, ‘Authenticity and Morality’s “Special Status”’

Commentator: Tom O’Shea

Conference dinner: 7 pm at The Old Siam, 126 Micklegate, York YO1 8JX

Saturday 4 June

10 am

Lorna…

04
Aug

Methods to Simulate Nucleation and Growth from Solution (MSNGS)

REGISTRATION OPEN

4th – 5th August, 2016
Sheffield, UK

Website: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/materials/msngs

Understanding the nucleation and growth of phases from solution at the nanoscale is key to addressing challenges in a wide range of scientific disciplines, including biology, medicine and materials engineering. MSNGS will bring together computational experts to discuss state…

Power to the North? Prospects and Challenges to Devolution & City Deals

The aim of this one-day event organised by the White Rose Consortium for the North of England (WRCN) was to gather views from across Yorkshire and the North of England on devolution, the Northern Powerhouse, and ‘City Deals’, so as to reflect on and understand the impact, potential and…

White Rose Brussels Office Launched

We are delighted to announce the launch of the White Rose Brussels Office The office, launched today (8 April) through a series of events, the office will work with key stakeholders on areas of research excellence supported by EU funding and which align with current EU research priorities. The…

24
Jun

Third Annual Florey Institute PGR Symposium

Firth Hall, Firth Court, University of Sheffield.

The Florey Institute PhD students hosting the 3rd Annual Florey Institute Postgraduate Symposium would like to invite other postgraduate students and early career researchers with an interest in host-pathogen interactions and antimicrobial resistance involving, but not limited to, research on S. aureus and…

10
Jun

Imaging Life 2016: Postgraduate Symposium

The Diamond, at the University of Sheffield.

The Imaging Life 2016 symposium brings together various disciplines and areas of microscopy and imaging technologies. The talks and presentations are aimed at showcasing the very best in imaging technology by experts in their field and will provide an opportunity for postgraduate and…

14
Jun

Britain and Europe: The political economy of ‘Brexit’ in trade and finance

Workshop at the University of York

Project ‘Britain and Europe: The political economy of ‘Brexit’, funded by the White Rose Consortium

Objectives. This workshop examines the changing nature of Britain’s relationship with the European Union (EU), pre- and post-referendum, by looking at three economic policy areas: 1) trade and investment; 2)…

Collaboration Fund 2016 Spring Call Open

Our Spring Call for Collaboration Fund is now welcoming applications.

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 and York.  We run two rounds a year, in Spring and Autumn, and…

White Rose universities to open Brussels office

The White Rose University Consortium, a strategic partnership between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York, has established a Brussels office to influence EU research policy.

The White Rose Brussels Office will work with key stakeholders on areas of research excellence supported by EU funding and which align with current…

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…

24
May

White Rose Dementia Symposium

University of Sheffield

Fostering collaborations across faculties and across White Rose university members for researchers involved in the dementia field.

Providing opportunities for PhD and early career researchers to present their research.

Opportunities for self-reflection and presentation-skills development to conference speakers by offering video and audio recording of talks. Register your…

11
Dec

Invitation to SEI Annual Seminar

The Stockholm Environment Institute, at the University of York, would like to invite staff working within the White Rose consortium to join us for discussion and debate (including drinks reception) to explore the role of community-focused business models in promoting pro-poor development within the global food system on December 11th at the University of York…

02
May

Technologies for Development Conference-Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts: Social Innovations for Energy Access – Technologies for Development Conference (2- 4 May 2016)

Download full details as pdf

From Innovation to Social Impact 2016

 

 

Announcement – White Rose European Public Affairs Director

We are delighted to welcome Phil Holliday to our team. Phil is our European Public Affairs Director for the White Rose Brussels Office.

Phil has been working at the Research Councils since 2008 in numerous roles, such as Business Interface Manager at the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)….

27
Oct

White Rose Energy Symposium

White Rose Energy Symposium now open for registration

Staff, taught post graduate students and post graduate researchers f can now register for the WhiteRose Energy Symposium on the 27th of October at the University of Sheffield

Academics, researchers, research-related staff and postgraduate students are all welcome, but places are limited.

This one…

Call for Proposals – White Rose Studentship Networks 2016/2017 – Agri-tech / Agri-science

Closing Date: Monday 30th November 2015

We invite applications from academic members of staff at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. The successful White Rose Studentship Network will be allocated three PhD studentships (one at each university). We have one Studentship Network to allocate in this competition and invite…

Announcement – New Director Appointed

Our Executive Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Craig Walker as our new Director from the 1st October 2015.

As Director, Craig will provide leadership to our initiatives to further research, training and knowledge exchange activity across the White Rose universities. Craig will consolidate and build on…

08
Oct

The Future of the Book Debate

For centuries, the bound volume held an esteemed and seemingly invincible place in our culture. In the digital age, however, nothing about the status of books, or even their survival as physical objects, is certain. How should we understand the present moment, suspended between the print culture of old…

Collaboration Fund 2015 Autumn Call Open

Our Autumn Call for Collaboration Fund is now welcoming applications.

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 and York.  We run two rounds a year, in Spring and Autumn, and…

24
Sep

SCEnAT+ Product Launch Event

Microsoft UK Cardinal Place 80-100 Victoria Street London SW1E 5JL

RSVP: Prof. S.C.Lenny Koh s.c.l.koh@sheffield.ac.uk

SCEnAT+ is an online supply chain environmental analysis tool that enables companies to map their supply chains and identify CO2 emission reduction opportunities. SCEnAT+ powered by Azure, enables companies to perform better life cycle costing, benchmarking…

11
Sep

Second Annual Florey Institute PGR Symposium

he Florey Institute PhD students hosting the 2nd Annual Florey Institute Postgraduate Symposium would like to invite other postgraduate students and early career researchers with an interest in host-pathogen interactions and antimicrobial resistance involving, but not limited to, research on S. aureus and S. pneumoniae to join us for…

11
Sep

SYMPOSIUM – Fathers’ mental health and well-being during and after pregnancy:

A White Rose Collaboration in Gender and Perinatal Mental Health
Friday 11th September, 09.30-15.30, University of Leeds.

This symposium will bring together key individuals from research, practice and the third sector across the UK to consider the research priorities in the emerging field of fathers’ mental health and wellbeing during pregnancy…

18
Sep

Imaging Life 2015: Postgraduate Symposium

The Imaging Life 2015 symposium brings together various disciplines and areas of microscopy and imaging technologies. The talks and presentations are aimed at showcasing the very best in imaging technology by experts in their field and will provide an opportunity for postgraduate and early career researchers to showcase their…

11
Jun

Innovation, Whose job is it, why does it matter and how can we encourage it?

Leeds University Business School Lecture Theatre
What exactly is innovation and what does it mean for you and your business?
Well let’s start with what it isn’t. Innovation doesn’t have to be about inventing something. It doesn’t have to be technical or scientific or even especially creative. Innovation is simply about…

24
Jun

USES – Engineering Symposium

This student led symposium attracts industry, policy makers and academics and highlights amazing research projects as well as creating a valuable networking opportunity.

A day-long event which focuses on the benefits of interdisciplinary research. The event is organised by young engineering researchers to showcase their work.

Register Here

Our aims

By…

13
Jul

Innovations in Healthcare 2015

Join us at Innovations in Healthcare 2015 to find out how your organisation can benefit from our expertise.

No win its 5th year, Innovations in Healthcare aims to build on previous successes,
bringing together individuals from across the healthcare sector to see why The
University of Sheffield is at the forefront of healthcare research…

News – Bio-NMR: How can it help your research?

 The University of Leeds workshop on 23rd March 2015

The workshop was a day-long event focusing on biological NMR research in the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York with special emphasis on new bio-NMR projects and promoting interdisciplinary collaborations within White Rose network. The programme was organised into the morning…

News – Eight Great Technologies

During 2014 we wrote a series of articles for the Yorkshire Business Post highlighting our Universities strengths in the UK Government’s strategic areas of eight  great technologies.

• big data and energy-efficient computing
• satellites and commercial applications of space
• robotics and autonomous systems
• synthetic biology
• regenerative medicine
• agri-science
• advanced materials…

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2015

Ninety guests were welcomed by the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Cllr Peter Rippon to Sheffield Town Hall to celebrate International Women’s Day 2015. Our theme this year was Closing the pay gap: networks as a driver for change and for the first time, this was a shared event between…

News – Funded PhD Studentship opportunity

Sheffield

The School of Health and Related Research is now advertising a funded PhD Studentship opportunity with the White Rose network and within our work with the CLAHRC Y&H programme (Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care for Yorkshire & Humber, www.clahrc-yh.nihr.ac.uk)
This opportunity offers the very best postgraduate…

21
Apr

2015 BioSynergy Conference

Co-hosted by Bionow and Science City York and in partnership with DEFRA, this one day conference will bring together businesses, academia and experts in the life sciences community to inspire your business for further growth and connect with peers and key contacts throughout the industry, enabling you to identify…

06
Mar

Public Lecture: Why Did Scientists Come to Write Autobiographies?

We would like to invite researchers to attend a free public lecture on Friday 6 March 2015.

The best-selling scientific autobiography is a relatively recent thing. In this lecture, Professor Graeme Gooday asks why scientists began to write autobiographies in the early twentieth century.

The celebrity scientist publishing a best-selling autobiography…

25
Mar

The History and Future of Rationing workshop

The Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre at the University of Leeds is pleased to invite researchers to attend a one-day interdisciplinary workshop on ‘The History and Future of Rationing’, to be held in Leeds on Wednesday 25th March 2015.

Forming part of a wider AHRC-funded project Climate change, ethics and responsibilities:…

News – Collaboration Fund Call Open

We are now welcoming applications to the latest round of our Collaboration Fund. This fund is designed to be a catalyst for strategic collaborative projects and we especially welcome applications from early career researchers or academics who have never been a PI before.

We feel this is an ideal opportunity…

News – Latest Collaboration Fund Awards

We  actively support and encourages emerging collaborations across the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York through our Collaboration Fund. We are delighted to announce the latest successful projects from our 2014 Autumn Call which are about to start a range of exciting activities.

The funded projects were

Roughness modulation…

News – EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioenergy – 10 CDT PhD Scholarships available

Deadline for applications  – 31st January 2015

With climate change presenting the greatest global challenge of our time, the search is on for alternatives to fossil fuels. Bioenergy from wood, wastes and energy crops is a major renewable energy source. However, there are complex challenges concerning sustainability, food security, biodiversity, technical performance and cost effectiveness….

Regenerative Medicine for Region’s Economy

Regenerative Medicine for Region’s Economy
The word “revolutionary” is overused, but there is a consensus that regenerative medicine — a set of new techniques that restore function by replacing or restoring human tissues and organs — has the potential to revolutionise medical science.
For centuries, we have been fighting disease by…

News – NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber is one!

We invite you to celebrate the 1st birthday of the National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Yorkshire and Humber (NIHR CLAHRC YH).

Over the last 12 months, since its launch, we have successfully delivered our objective of improving the health and wellbeing…

News – Eyes on the Sky as Our Scientists Develop Space Technologies

Last month, the world held its breath as a washing machine sized space probe bounced above the surface of a dark and icy comet some 320 miles from here. When news broke of Philae’s successful landing – albeit under the shadow of a cliff – history was made.

But we…

Call for Papers: The History and Future of Rationing

The Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre at the University of Leeds is pleased to invite researchers to submit abstracts for a one-day interdisciplinary workshop on ‘The History and Future of Rationing’ to be held in Leeds on Wednesday 25th March 2015.

Forming part of a wider AHRC-funded project Climate…

07
Jan

Dementia research – Where to next?

Wednesday 7th January 2015 – 10.00 – 4.00pm

Mappin Hall, University of Sheffield

This final workshop will involve sharing and discussing what we have learnt so far, assisted by expert communicators. We aim to identify actions and ways forward.

This event is open to all. We warmly invite people living with dementia,…

Biology to Boost Business Growth

How could the manipulation of DNA boost Yorkshire’s economy? Synthetic biology – which aims to redesign living organisms – may sound like science fiction but is set to become a commercial reality as our scientists look to improve medicines, boost agricultural yields and create bio-electronic devices.
Although we haven’t yet…

News – White Rose Women in Leadership Initiative

Women are seriously under-represented at leadership levels in academia making up less than 21% of the professoriate and 17% of Vice Chancellors. However, women  are predicted to be the majority of all academics by 2020 although the same projections show that women will not be fairly represented at professorial…

News – Call for Studentship Networks Application – Agriculture and Food Security

Closing Date – Friday 5th December 2014


This call sits within the remit of the White Rose Universities Consortium BBSRC DTP ‘Mechanistic biology and its strategic application’. Mechanistic biology encompasses the study of basic life-governing processes at all levels of organisation, from the atomic scale to the whole organism.

We…

News – Yorkshire is leading the way in materials research

Advanced materials are at the forefront of materials innovation. Designed from first principles to suit specific industrial needs, these novel materials have applications in aerospace, construction, medicine and more.

In Britain, businesses that produce and process materials generate an annual turnover of £170bn – which accounts for 15 per cent…

10
Nov

BIN and DEEP IMPACT

The University of Sheffield will be hosting the 5th international BIN@ conference at the Showroom Workstation in Sheffield on November 10th, 11th and 12th 2014.

The objective of BIN@ (Business Innovation Network) is to create a trusted and open forum for sharing good practice in innovation, and promoting and supporting…

13
Nov

The Professional Ethics Network – Charitable Giving and the Myth of Win-Win

Charitable Giving and the Myth of Win-Win: The Ethics of Charitable Giving and the Implications for Charitable Fund-Raising


Professor George Newman, Yale School of Management, will be presenting at this Professional Ethics Network Event.

“How do we judge someone who reaps personal gains from doing good works? In this talk,…

News – £11 million training scheme for biological scientists

The universities of Leeds, York and Sheffield, working together under the auspices of the White Rose University Consortium, will host an £11 million Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) that will fund 164 PhD research projects over the next five years.

Research will span three main areas of strength for Yorkshire’s research…

15
Oct

5th International Conference on Energy-Sustainable Energy Policies and Technologies

15th – 17th October  – Hong Kong

The objects of this conference  are

Improve the knowledge of the latest technologies and policies while discussing future challenges and developments

To promote academic and commercial exchange in sustainable energy policy and technologies with international experts.

You can download the full leaflet here

5th International Conference…

03
Oct

Dementia research. Are you involved or interested in becoming involved?

Following on from our first very successful workshop held in York in July, we are
pleased to bring to you the second event in this series which will focus on using
innovative ways to engage people with dementia in research, whilst maintaining
ethical practice.

In the morning we are inviting researchers to share…

Energy storage takes the stage in Yorkshire

Finding new ways to generate and store energy is the defining technological challenge of our age.

Energy use lies at the centre of the global climate change debate while fuel security plays a growing role in our politics and personal finances.

Access to clean, reliable energy “on demand” is likely to…

News – Collaboration fund – call open

We are now welcoming applications to the latest round of our Collaboration Fund. This fund is designed to be a catalyst for strategic collaborative projects and we especially welcome applications from early career researchers or academics who have never been a PI before.

We feel this is an ideal opportunity…

Yorkshire a hub for “big data”

Every day, apps track our movements, shops record our purchases, and websites register our online activity. We generate billions of data points – but these numbers are meaningless without analysis; it takes powerful computers and clever processing techniques to make sense of huge data flows.
This “big data” revolution is…

10
Jul

Cities, energy and climate change mitigation conference

This will be the third annual conference of Asia Europe Energy Policy Research Network and hosted by Energy Leeds with assistance from the World Universities Network.

The aim of the event is to bring together scholars, city government officials from UK / Europe, Asia and other relevant practitioners for mutual…

News – Yorkshire is ready for the robot revolution

Robots that learn, adapt and work autonomously will revolutionise our society over the next 20 years. Their development is an international race as governments invest furiously to keep up with technologies to support their economic growth.

Japan, Germany and the US already lead the way, but David Willetts, Minister for…

USES 2014 – The University of Sheffield Engineering Symposium

This event is organised by young engineering researchers to showcase their work

USES is a day-long event focusing on presenting the research pursued in the University of Sheffield with special emphasis on interdisciplinary work and promoting collaborations. This conference is envisaged to bring together researchers, engineers and scientists from around…

24
Jun

USES 2014 – The University of Sheffield Engineering Symposium

This event is organised by young engineering researchers to showcase their work

USES is a day-long event focusing on presenting the research pursued in the University of Sheffield with special emphasis on interdisciplinary work and promoting collaborations. This conference is envisaged to bring together researchers, engineers and scientists from around…

News – York festival of ideas

The York Festival of Ideas in association with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation bring together a range of world-class economists, business leaders, policymakers and commentators to explore how to create fair and inclusive economic growth.

The Future of Food, Saturday 14 June, Ron Cooke Hub, University of York

Bearing in…

News – Agri-science finds green solutions to global hunger

Global food demand is rising, driven by population growth, increasing affluence and changing diets. The United Nations forecasts that by 2050 global food production will need to increase by 70%.

But crop production is under pressure. Farmers face increasing competition for land and fresh water, while climate change will alter…

News-What is the Future of Feminism?

Nearly one hundred guests from across the region met to celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday 7 March 2014, at Firth Court. Hosted by the Women@TUOS Network and welcomed by Dr Rhonda Snook, Chair of the network, the event proved a lively, challenging and stimulating occasion. PVC Gill Valentine…

28
Apr

Research Into Ageing Across Yorkshire: Highlighting Our Strengths

An event hosted by the Yorkshire Comprehensive Research Network – Ageing Priority Group and the White Rose Network

• What research into ageing is taking place in our region?
• What research is needed?
• How can we work together to further develop our capacity?

If these questions interest you then

News – Making Space for Curiosity and Innovation: Reshaping Sheffield Museums

Fully funded Collaborative PhD opportunity at University of Sheffield

Project Title: Making Space for Curiosity and Innovation: Reshaping Sheffield Museums

Funded by the AHRC through a Collaborative Doctorial Award (training grant)

Applications are invited to this fully funded AHRC Collaborative PhD studentship based in the Department of Geography, University of Sheffield, with…

News – Spring 2014 Collaboration Fund – Call Open

The White Rose University Consortium invites applications for projects to support and encourage emerging collaborations across the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.

The objective of the Fund is to support projects which have the potential to develop national and international linkages with the aim of these leading to…

14
Sep

10TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON COAL RESEARCH AND ITS APPLICATION

15th – 17th September 2014, – Call for Papers

The Business School, University of Hull

The purpose of the Conference is to bring together researchers in universities with participants from industry to examine the applications of research in coal characterization, utilization and preparation.

Building on the success of the previous ECCRIA conferences,…

29
May

Call for Papers: The School of English Postgraduate Colloquium – Identity

With the advent of the digital age and the ever-increasing pressure to sustain an online presence, the notion of identity has become newly relevant to our understandings of self and society. Similarly, the transition into a newly globalised world generates the need for individuals and collectives to redraw or…

Studentship Network – National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Yorkshire and Humber

Innovative approaches to understanding the wider determinants of health and wellbeing using record linkage and mixed methods to exploit the full potential of population cohorts in Yorkshire & Humber

Awarded as part of the National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Yorkshire…

26
Feb

Does Britain Need an Emigration Policy?

MIGRATION AND ECONOMIC CRISIS:  RESPONSES OF BRITS AT HOME AND ABROAD

A White Rose Consortium Funded Research Collaboration

A seminar for policy and practice

Wednesday 26th February 2014

William Penn 1, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ


PROGRAMME
11:00 – 11:15 Arrival and Registration
11:15 – 11:30 What do we mean…

28
Mar

75 years since the Spanish Civil War:

Perspectives from the 21 Century

An interdisciplinary conference to be held at the University of Sheffield, 28 March 2014
Papers and discussion panels featuring academics from the fields of Archaeology, Hispanic Studies, History, Music and Politics

Audio-visual and poster presentations from PhD students working in the field of Modern Spain

Video exhibition of…

News – Successful Collaboration Fund Projects

We  actively support and encourages emerging collaborations across the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York through our Collaboration Fund. We are delighted to announce the latest successful projects from our 2013 Autumn Call which are about to start a range of exciting activities.

The funded projects were

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News – Arts and Humanities Studentship Networks

The White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities ( WRoCAH)  is an AHRC-funded Doctoral Training Partnership of the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York, which work together in the White Rose University Consortium.

The Doctoral Training Partnership award will allow the new White Rose College to recruit and train more…

News – British Library – Doctoral Open Days

The British Library have just launched their popular Doctoral Open Days series for this academic year, which introduce new PhD students to the British Library. See below for some information about the events.

Doctoral Open Days

The British Library is a hub for Social Sciences research, with vast and varied collections,…

28
Nov

2nd Seminar – MIGRATION AND ECONOMIC CRISIS: RESPONSES OF BRITS AT HOME AND ABROAD

A White Rose Consortium Funded Research Collaboration
Co-ordinated by Majella Kilkey (University of Sheffield), Neil Lunt (University of York) & Louise Waite (University of Leeds)

Seminar 2: Graduate and professional mobility
Thursday 28th November 11:00 – 16:30
Tree House, Berrick Saul Building, University of York

PROGRAMME

11.00 – 11:30 Registration

11:30…

News – White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities to nurture next generation of skilled researchers

A successful collaboration between the Universities of York, Leeds and Sheffield has received a £19m award from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to create the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities.

The award was one of 11 new Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) and seven Centres for…

22
Nov

Monasticisms and Mendicancies Workshop

Monasticisms and Mendicancies: Workshop 1

Humanities Research Institute (HRI), University of Sheffield

Friday 22nd November 2013

The purpose of this one-day, interdisciplinary workshop is to discuss and develop a broad comparative and collaborative approach to studying religious orders – monastic and mendicant – and their context in the later medieval period….

News – Collaboration Fund – Studies of Ableism

The White Rose Studies of Ableism Research Collaboration brings together researchers from the White Rose Universities including Angharad Beckett (Leeds), Tom Campbell (Leeds) Dan Goodley (Sheffield), Parvaneh Rabiee (York). Hitherto, our research has engaged with the practices of disablism (the exclusion of people with physical, sensory and cognitive impairments),…

News – Collaboration Fund – White Rose Centre for Employee Ownership

The York Management School held a one day inaugural workshop of the White Rose Employee Ownership Centre (WREOC) on 13 May 2013

For more information please see

http://www.york.ac.uk/management/news-and-events/research-news/employee-ownership-workshop-may-2013/

News – White Rose BBSRC DTP Studentships

We are currently offering two schemes for academics to apply for White Rose BBSRC DTP Studentships.

Fera-White Rose DTP Studentships 2014/2015

Closing Date: Friday 15th November 2013

Aim
The White Rose Universities and Fera are looking to develop new research collaborations across a number of strategic themes. In order to support new projects,…

News – Collaboration Fund – Autumn Call – Open

The objective of the Fund is to support projects which have the potential to develop national and international linkages with the aim of these leading to larger more strategic initiatives for projects to support and encourage emerging collaborations across the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.

Applications are encouraged from…

23
Sep

MIGRATION AND ECONOMIC CRISIS: RESPONSES OF BRITS AT HOME AND ABROAD

You are invited to attend the launch of:

MIGRATION AND ECONOMIC CRISIS: RESPONSES OF BRITS AT HOME AND ABROAD

A White Rose Consortium Funded Research Network
Co-ordinated by Majella Kilkey (University of Sheffield), Neil Lunt (University of York) and Louise Waite (University of Leeds)

Seminar…

News – Collaboration Fund: Indoor Air Pollutants

Dr Abigail Hathway, Lecturer
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield

“I specialise in indoor environments, mainly fluid flow in the built environment. For instance urban microclimate, and the transport of contaminants in indoor spaces.

I carried out my PhD in Leeds modelling bioaerosols released in hospital environments due to…

05
Sep

2013 CRACK IT Challenges Launch Event

The NC3Rs is hosting a meeting to launch the 2013 CRACK IT Challenges funding competition in Central London on Thursday 5th September.

The Meeting provides an opportunity to meet potential new partners and access to the Challenges sponsors to begin discussions necessary to put together a winning application

The programme includes:

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News – White Rose in China

In late Autumn of this year, academics from across the White Rose Universities will once again visit China to discuss the development of Energy Recovery and Storage collaborative research projects with their Chinese colleagues. These visits follow on from two interactive workshops in Beijing and Nanjing in March 2013,…

News – New £24million Research Programme to Improve the Region’s Health and Wellbeing

PATIENTS with long term conditions such as mental health disorders, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes and stroke are set to benefit from a major multi-million pound partnership between the region’s NHS organisations, leading universities, local government, industry, charities, patients and the public.

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)…

News – Yorkshire Innovation Fund Open for Business

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Drawing down in excess of £8 million of European Regional Development Funds (ERDF) and match-funding from the Universities, the Yorkshire Innovation Fund

http://www.yorkshireinnovationfund.org/

has been…

News – Sarah Smith Shares Her White Rose Studentship Experience

Sarah SmithMental Health and Ageing Research: White Rose Initiative (MARWIN)

Sarah Smith, 2nd year PhD student, White Rose Studentship Network on “Dementia

“I originally applied for a job for my current supervisor as an RA – I was interviewed but didn’t have…

News – York Festival of Ideas

York is an incredibly exciting, vibrant and diverse city, rich in heritage, discovery and an overriding sense of curiosity – in short a city where ideas spring to life and flourish.

York Festival of Ideas celebrates this vibrancy. This year’s programme – with a theme of North and South -…

08
Jul

Meet the Editors and Publisher

Social Policy Association Annual Conference

University of Sheffield

Would you like positive information and advice on developing your publications strategy while also learning how to avoid some common pitfalls? Social Policy Association consultations over the last two years have revealed how information and advice relating to publications is in clear demand….

News – Internships for Biologists

White Rose Low Res 111A key part of the White Rose BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership in Mechanistic Biology and Strategic Applications is for all our students to undertake a Professional Internship for PhD Students. The aspiration of the…

07
May

Event – Second Annual Spring Conference 2013 – The Methods Mix

The White Rose Doctoral Training Centre in Social Science has put together an engaging and lively programme of sessions related to the mix of research methods in the social sciences.

for more information please see

http://wrdtc.ac.uk/events/leeds-spring-conf-2013/