• Check out the 2018 Agenda!

    Brexit negotiations, FP9, ground-breaking research and innovation: 2018 is set to be a busy year for London Higher Europe. To help member institutions engage with these challenges and opportunities, we will be running activities in both Brussels and London.

    For more information click here

  • Engaging with SMEs in the European Context

    Next Workshop: Thursday 22nd February 2018. We will be running a workshop in London looking at best-practice when partnering with SMEs in EU research and innovation projects.

    For more information click here.

  • Welcome to London Higher Europe!

    London Higher Europe (LHE) is a consortium of eleven higher education institutions (HEIs) based in London (UK) wishing to engage with the EU and form partnerships across Europe.

Welcome to London Higher Europe!

London Higher Europe (LHE) is a consortium of eleven higher education institutions (HEIs) based in London (UK) wishing to engage with the EU and form partnerships across Europe. LHE is an initiative of London Higher, representing over 40 publicly funded universities and colleges in London, and London’s European Office, representing the Mayor of London in Brussels. Our members have strong interests in actively engaging in Brussels and wish to collaborate on European issues. The research areas of our members include cultural and creative industries, food, health, migration, smart cities, energy, manufacturing and many more.

  • Brexit Negotiation update
    News / 18/12/2017
    Brexit Negotiation update
    On the 8 December 2017, the EU and UK announced agreement, in principle, on the main issues for the withdrawal. On the 15 December the European Council declared that ‘sufficient progress’ had been made on negotiations, which allowed the talk to move on to phase two.
  • What EU funding is available for Early Career Researchers? London Higher Europe Academics find out
    News / 11/12/2017
    What EU funding is available for Early Career Researchers? London Higher Europe Academics find out

    On 6-7th December 2017 London Higher Europe led a delegation of 6 Early Career Researchers from member universities to Brussels for a two-day mission to explore the Brussels landscape and gain a better understanding of European engagement and funding opportunities.

  • London Higher Europe launches its Post-award Activities in London
    News / 17/11/2017
    London Higher Europe launches its Post-award Activities in London

    London Higher recently ran two day-long London events exploring a range of themes associated with EU project management. These two events represent London Higher Europe’s increasing work in the area of EU project management support, and we will aim to address further questions about EU projects in 2018.

  • Forward Agenda 2018
    Agenda / 16/01/2018
    Forward Agenda 2018

    2018 is set to be a busy year, with the Brexit negotiations progressing to phase 2, plans for the next framework programme for European Research and Innovation moving forward and the usual high volume of calls running throughout the year from various European funding streams. To help member institutions make the most of these opportunities we will run multiple events in both Brussels and London.

  • Next Workshop: Engaging with SMEs in the European Context
    Agenda / 16/01/2018
    Next Workshop: Engaging with SMEs in the European Context

    Thursday 22nd February 2018. London Higher Europe will be running a workshop in London looking at best-practice when having SMEs as partners in projects. This half-day event will be run by Mr Lance Leverette, expert in research commercialisation and SME coaching.

  • External Opportunities and Events 2017
    Agenda / 31/12/2017
    External Opportunities and Events 2017

    Part of our role at London Higher Europe is identifying opportunities for our members to network, stay informed and apply for EU funding. Using our networks we have identified several upcoming external events that might interest our members.

    For any questions or suggestions please email jordan.hill@londonhigher.ac.uk 

  • Projects / 05/11/2016
  • Projects / 05/11/2016
    Migration and displacement in Horn of Africa

    The EU Trust Fund for Africa’s work aims to support stabilisation and address the root causes of irregular migration and displacement in the Horn of Africa.

    Dr Laura Hammond, Head of Development Studies at SOAS University of London at the time of the award, has been awarded a €4million contract with the European Commission to direct a Research and Evidence Facility in support of the EU Trust Fund for Africa's work.

     

     

  • Projects / 05/11/2016
    The Multimedia Yasna (MUYA)

    Professor Almut Hintze FBA, Zartoshty Brothers Professor of Zoroastrianism at SOAS University of London, has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Investigator Grant of just under €2.5 million  for a project on the Yasna, the core ritual of one of the most ancient and influential living religions, Zoroastrianism.

Researchers in Focus

Dr Ivan Girina
Brunel University
Professor Savvas Tassou
Brunel University
Professor Kerstin Mey
University of Westminster
Professor Hugh N Kennedy
SOAS, University of London