Since 1997 we have worked collaboratively with a number of organisations to generate income of over £100 Million.

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…

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…

Debating the Book: Past, Present and Future

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…

White Rose Libraries

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…

Research Cultures Database

The Skills Development Project is a White Rose  initiative, funded by the AHRC, to assist Arts and Humanities postgraduate researchers develop their academic language skills and their understanding of academic cultures outside of the UK.

We have created a  database of resources about research cultures outside of the UK. It…

The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities

Visit the main WRoCAH website at: www.wrocah.ac.uk

 

The White Rose College of the Arts & 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 enables the  White Rose College to…

White Rose Studentship Networks

The White Rose studentships initiative was set up in 1997 to encourage collaboration between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.  Since 2005 the studentships have been awarded as networks to promote collaboration across the three institutions.

You can see our Funded Projects Here

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White Rose Collaboration Fund

The aim of the Fund is to encourage collaboration between the universities at an early stage in order to develop larger, higher value and more strategic projects in the future,  more information about the collaboration fund can be found here

White Rose Social Science DTC

The White Rose Social Science Doctoral Training Centre, accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council in 2011, is a collaboration across the social sciences at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.

By combining the expertise of the White Rose Universities, the DTC delivers excellent supervision, first class training…

White Rose DTP Biological Sciences

This Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) brings together the research of the world-class  molecular and cellular bioscience centres at the White Rose universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.  The collaboration has attracted a £5.7 million investment from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) which, together with additional investment…

Research Design Service for Yorkshire and the Humber

The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Research Design Service for Yorkshire & the Humber (RDS YH) supports researchers to develop and design high quality research proposals for submission to the NIHR and other national, peer-reviewed funding competitions for applied health or social care research. This support is provided…

National Science Learning Centre

White Rose along with Sheffield Hallam University established Myscience.co Limited  in 2004.

Myscience operates the National Science Learning Centre as a centre of excellence for science teachers’ continuing professional development and the National STEM Centre (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) which brings together key national organisations working within the STEM…

White Rose East Asia Centre

The White Rose East Asia Centre (WREAC) is an international Centre of Excellence on China and Japan funded by the Higher Education Funding Council (HEFCE), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) following a successful £4 million bid under…

White Rose Etheses Online (WREO)

White Rose students completing their PhDs can grant easy online access to their thesis – either immediately or after an embargo period – by uploading it to WREO.

WREO holds several hundred doctoral theses awarded by the White Rose universities. Some are new theses, deposited by their authors;…

White Rose Research On-line

White Rose Research Online is an openly accessible database (or ‘repository’) of research outputs produced by academics in the White Rose universities. The main aim of the repository is to provide access to research outputs – such as journal papers – which normally require subscription access. Authors…

GenCo

White Rose has an advisory role to the GenCo Project which has developed an online EU Gender Equality Toolkit, aimed at those involved in workforce and student management within industry and higher education institutions. The Toolkit features examples of good practice from the Universities of Sheffield and York

Centre for Low Carbon Futures

The Centre for Low Carbon Futures is a collaborative membership organisation that focuses on sustainability for competitive advantage. Formed by the University of Birmingham,  Hull,  Leeds, Sheffield and York, they work across the EU, Asia and Latin America.

The Centre brings together engineers, natural scientists and social scientists to deliver…

White Rose Technology Seedcorn Fund (WRTSF)

The £9 million White Rose Technology Seedcorn Fund was created in 1999 through the DTI ’s University Challenge competition. It is designed to plug the funding gap for fledgling companies looking for early stage venture capital investment. It was granted £4.5 million from the DTI (the largest…

Health Innovation Partnership (HIP)

The White Rose University Consortium, together with the University of Bradford, was awarded £4.7M to establish this partnership to
provide a framework to dramatically accelerate innovation in technologies, methodologies and practices within the medical and healthcare sector. The project unified the commercialisation processes that operated in three separate ‘silos’ (clinical, industrial…

White Rose Grid

The White Rose Grid e-Science Centre brings together those researchers from the Yorkshire region and their national and international partners who are engaged in the development and use of innovative digital technologies, including grid computing, e-Science and cloud computing.

The EPSRC funded Centre is part of the successful…

Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning of Enterprise

White Rose has been awarded £4.5M to establish a Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) in Enterprise. This Higher Education Funding Council for England initiative is one of 74 in the UK, of which just three focus on enterprise. The CETL will enable students to develop enterprise…

BITE CIC

The Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering CIC was established in 2003 by the then Regional Development Agency Yorkshire Forward, as part of an £11m initiative to help businesses harness the innovation and cutting edge technical expertise of some of the world’s leading research facilities. Due to the overwhelming success of this initiative,…

Faraday Packaging Partnership

One of four original partnerships funded in 1997 from more than 70 applications to the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the Faraday Packaging Partnership works at the interface between pioneering research and its industrial application. It offers a gateway to packaging technology and expertise from within both…

Interpersonal Skills Schools

ISS are a local valued alternative and equivalent to the UK GRAD Schools. Organised by the White Rose Research Training Centre at the University of Leeds. They are an opportunity to enhance those interpersonal and problem solving skills that are vital for students to work effectively with others. Individual…

White Rose Research Training Programme

The White Rose Research Training Programme commenced in September 2007 to assess the strengths, weaknesses and gaps in provision across the WR universities in terms of transferable skills training and career management support for research staff.

The aim of the programme was to add value through working collaboratively, increase capacity, enable collaborations…