29th February - 3rd March 2016, Wollongong, Australia
UGPN Annual Meeting
The fifth annual meeting of the UGPN will be hosted this year by the newest member of the consortium, The University of Wollongong. The programme will see all four members presenting on student and staff mobility programmes, Research Collaboration Fund projects and concurrent workshops run on Materials Research, Physics and Biosciences and Health. Further details including the full programme will be made available to all delegates shortly.
20-25th July 2015 at Surrey:
UGPN Doctoral Seminar at the University of Surrey
A focus on modelling for improved health outcomes with sessions on modelling in Biosciences, Health Sciences, Vaccines and Mathematical Modelling in Biology.Off-campus visits to London and Guildford as well as welcome and farewell dinners and networking opportunities.
To view the programme follow this link
For more information please contact your Academic Coordinator (see programme) or Miss Louise Lawton: firstname.lastname@example.org
23-24th March 2015 at NC State:
UGPN conference and Executive Committee Meeting: North Carolina State University
Focus on sustainable funding for international research projects
Announcement of the fourth call for applications to the UGPN Research Collaboration Fund
Presentations from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Wollongong University, Australia
26-28th February 2014 at Surrey:
UGPN conference and Executive Committee Meeting: University of Surrey Programme includes:
One Health Conference
Thematic sessions on Nutrition, Infectious Diseases, Environment and Cancer Treatment
23-25 September 2013 at USP:
UGPN conference and Executive Committee Meeting: University of São Paulo
Festival of Research: Engineering; Health Sciences; Humanities
Thematic seminars: Entrepreneurship; Student Mobility
Campus Visits : San Carlos; Ribeirão Preto; Pirassununga
21-28 July 2013 at USP:
Second UGPN Interdisciplinary Doctoral Seminar: Water Security
Hosted by the University of São Paulo, five doctoral students from each UGPN partner University will discuss water and economic development, water and human health, wastewater treatment and reuse, adaptation to extreme events, ecosystems and agriculture, and water governance.
28-30 January 2013 at NC State:
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 at the University of Surrey:
Ways to deepen and expand the collaboration between the three partners (University of São Paulo, North Carolina State University and the University of Surrey). Programme includes:
- 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.