Worldwide Universities Network funding announced


WUN is a global network driving international research collaboration and developing research talent via Research Development Fund (RDF) and Research Mobility Programme (RMP). WUN’s membership spans 18 universities from 10 countries and foster research programmes that address some of the world’s most significant challenges.

Congratulations for winning RDF 2015/16

Sheffield’s academic colleagues have won four projects in the very competitive WUN RDF round. Professor Sue Yeandle from Sociological Studies is Principal Investigator of the project 'Sustainable Care: connecting people and system'. In the other three projects, Sheffield colleagues are Co-Investigators: Dr Maria Val Martin (Chemical and Biological Engineering), Professor Andrew Geddes (Politics), Dr Praveen Thokala (ScHARR). A full list of projects is on the WUN current projects page.

RMP 2015/16 results announced

11 colleagues from 10 departments have won a total of £23,000 to visit their research partners in WUN. Details of awardees and their projects are on the WUN current projects page.