A project to strengthen the resilience of disadvantaged, disenfranchised, and at-risk neighbourhoods in Brazil and Colombia — led by the University of Warwick, UK — has received around a million pounds from UKRI’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Collective Fund.
Students, researchers, and staff from the EUTOPIA network of six European universities will come together this month for the second EUTOPIA Week, hosted virtually by founding member the University of Warwick.
A team of international development researchers, working with some of the poorest neighbourhoods in Brazil and Colombia to mitigate the effects of natural hazards, have adapted their project to help strengthen those communities’ resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic.
€2 million has been awarded by the European Commission to the EUTOPIA community of universities — of which the UK’s University of Warwick is a founding member — with the purpose of opening up academic research to businesses, policy-makers, and the wider public.
Black heritage, British political satire, ovarian cancer, and two-dimensional ‘wonder’ materials — all of these are subjects that will be researched by the second cohort of pan-European co-tutelle PhD scholars at the University of Warwick.