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With borders reopening, it’s a good time to strengthen your international links

We are relaunching our international funding schemes for activities starting in the 2022/23 academic year. Our international partnership funds pump-prime international collaborations in research and education, with the view of establishing sustainable partnerships.

Warwick welcomes delegation from Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Warwick welcomed a delegation from Harbin Institute of Technology, China on 6 December to discuss existing collaboration in Engineering and the potential to broaden this to other areas.

Warwick announces its 2017-18 UK-Mexico Visiting Chair

Dr. Tara Schiller from WMG has be awarded Warwick’s 2017-18 UK-Mexico Visiting Chair. Dr. Schiller will be undertaking a visit to the University of Guadalajara and the University of Guanajuato in Spring 2018. The visit will allow Dr. Schiller, who specialises in the synthesis and characterisation of polymer and polymer nanocomposites, to share Warwick expertise with Mexican counterparts, better understand the areas of complementarity between the research groups and plan for next steps for collaboration.

Thu 14 Dec 2017, 09:47 | Tags: Research, Mexico, Latin America, WMG

President of Malta addresses students at The Shard

On 23 November Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, The President of Malta and Honorary Professor in PAIS, gave a lecture entitled ‘Ensuring Equity: The Importance of Wealth Distribution in a Globalised World’.

She called for students to be activists in support of the transformations required for more equitable patterns of wealth distribution.

Photos from the event can be found on Her Excellency's Facebook page and the President's Twitter feed features commentary of her lecture.

Mon 27 Nov 2017, 11:12 | Tags: Research, students, Malta, Europe

Warwick success in FAPESP Sprint call

Two Warwick academics, Dr. Colm Connaughton and Dr. Manuela Tosin, have been successful in the recent SPRINT 2017 call for proposals to the joint FAPESP-Warwick Fund. SPRINT (São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration) is a strategy designed to encourage and promote the advancement of international research by funding researchers affiliated with institutions in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, and their academic partners abroad.

Fri 11 Aug 2017, 10:54 | Tags: Research, Brazil, Latin America

Professor Lorenzo Frigerio represents Warwick on a UK delegation to Colombia

Professor Lorenzo Frigerio (Life Sciences) represented Warwick on a UK delegation to Colombia led by Universities UK International (UUKi) in June. The visit aimed to identify and facilitate opportunities for cooperation in teaching, research, postgraduate training and mobility. Alongside a focus on peace-building and transitional justice, the delegation also explored fast-developing opportunities for cooperation in research across the life sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities. The Colombian Embassy in London then hosted a follow-up meeting in July (photo above). You can see a short film about the visit produced by the British Council here.

Wed 09 Aug 2017, 12:00 | Tags: Global funding, Research, Colombia, Student Mobility, Latin America

UK-Mexico Visiting Chair 2017

Warwick is delighted to be participating in an innovative initiative bringing together 12 UK and 12 Mexican universities aimed at fostering academic mobility between the two countries. The call is now open for Warwick researchers to apply for mobility funding to support their visit to a Mexican partner institution in 2017-18.

Tue 30 May 2017, 16:57 | Tags: Research, Mexico

Warwick delegation in China

An academic delegation led by Academic Vice-President, Prof. Lawrence Young, visited Shanghai on 18-19 May 2017 in order to broaden and deepen Warwick's research and teaching links with university partners.

Fri 26 May 2017, 15:22 | Tags: Global funding, Humanities, Research, China, Psychology, Engineering

Warwick welcomes the University of Malta

Warwick welcomed a delegation of 8 academics from the University of Malta on 22 and 23 May 2017. This visit was underpinned by a Memorandum of Understanding between Warwick and Malta, which was recently signed by our Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Stuart Croft, and the Rector of the University of Malta, Prof Alfred J. Vella (who is also a Visiting Professor in Warwick’s Department of Chemistry).

Wed 24 May 2017, 12:50 | Tags: Students' Union, Research, Malta, Europe, Student Mobility