Aug 29, 2014

WUN Newsletter – August 2014

Read the August 2014 edition of the WUN Newsletter. 

Aug 27, 2014

New virtual global Centre on Law and Social Transformation in Bergen

A new virtual global Centre on Law & Social Transformation was opened on 22 August as a collaborative effort between the University of Bergen and the Chr. Michelsens Institute in Bergen

Aug 20, 2014

Increase in reported flooding a result of higher exposure

A rise in the number of reported floods in the UK over the past 129 years can be related to increased exposure, resulting from urban expansion and population growth, according to new research by the University of Southampton.

Aug 04, 2014

Innovation: the key to business success

The University of Leeds has developed a three week online course exploring commercial innovation, how innovations emerge and, how ideas become reality.

Aug 04, 2014

Leeds University’s new partnership will boost life science businesses in the North

The University of Leeds and Bionow have agreed a formal collaboration to support the UK life science sector in the North. Built around the University’s world-class strength in interdisciplinary biomedical research and Bionow’s industry network of over 1,000 biomedical companies, the partnership will offer opportunities across three key areas; collaboration; employment support and building influence.

Aug 04, 2014

Academy of Community Research launched by the University of Leeds

A new academy has been launched by the University of Leeds’ specialised Care-Connect Sector Hub. The academy is a national programme of support to assist communities to gain a greater understanding of research through learning, provided by experts at the University.

Aug 01, 2014

Crunching Numbers: WUN Big Data Workshop

The Data Science (Big Data) Exploratory Workshop will be hosted by the University of Rochester on 22 August 2014, and will provide an opportunity to explore where partners’ interests are sufficiently aligned to warrant deeper collaboration. WUN members will explore where WUN has the greatest impact in this burgeoning field of scientific exploration.