UGPN Event to be held at NC State
This event will provide opportunities to grow new faculty-based partnerships and to enhance existing partnerships. There will be a particular focus on water resources, with sessions on dams, climate change, energy, water quality, biodiversity and water resources for agriculture and fisheries.
Further information is available on the NC State website.
12-14 September 2012
From Wednesday 12 to Friday 14 September, academics and staff from the University of São Paulo, North Carolina State University and the University of Surrey will discuss ways to deepen and expand the collaboration between the three partners. Taking place at the University of Surrey’s campus in Guildford, the programme for the event will include:
- Keynote speeches from leading academics at each of the UGPN partners
- In-depth discussions on a range of research themes, including: business management; cardiovascular disease; biosensors; engineering and tourism
- A workshop on international research funding opportunities
- A meeting of the UGPN’s Executive Committee to discuss the future direction of the partnership
Please contact Peter Shelley for further information
21-29 July 2012
North Carolina State University will host the The University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) doctoral seminar on International Climate Change from 21 to 29 July, 2012. Five doctoral students from each UGPN partner University (University of São Paulo, North Carolina State University and the University of Surrey) will explore the latest International research on climate change with academics, researchers and policy-makers from around the world.
19-22 March 2012
Between March 19-22, Universidade de São Paulo hosted the UGPN (University Global Partnership Network) meeting, with representatives of the three universities involved - USP, the University
of Surrey (UK) and the North Carolina State University (NC State).
Tuesday 15 November 2011
A mini-conference examining entrepreneurship and innovation, corporate governance, and sustainability is the latest activity of the University Global Partnership Network (UGPN).
30 August to 1 September 2011
A new learning and research partnership will be launched at the University of Surrey at the end of this month.
The University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) sets out to create a foundation for international collaboration enabling academics and students from some of the world’s top universities to work together on issues of global importance.
Over time, the UGPN will give serious international experience both to the research communities and student bodies of all partner organisations.
Current joint projects already underway include research into climate change, care for the aged, cardiovascular disease, neuropsychology, political intervention and veterinary science.