British Council workshop: identifying opportunities for collaboration in Mexico

22 May 2019, 9.30am - 1.00pm

Diamond Lecture Theatre 6, Diamond Building, Leavygreave Road

The British Council has recently launched the Higher Education Alliances, the Newton Fund Institutional Links 2019 and the Newton Fund Impact Scheme calls. These programmes aim to build international collaborations centred on transnational education strategies, and shared research and innovation challenges which have direct relevance to social welfare and economic development.

On Wednesday 22 May 2019, the British Council’s Head of Higher Education in Mexico, Rodrigo Bueno, will be hosting a workshop to enable staff to identify opportunities for collaboration in Mexico. The workshop is open to anyone interested in research in Mexico and aims to give colleagues a better understanding of the open calls. There will also be a unique opportunity to have your questions answered.

Who could benefit from the Higher Education Alliances call?

Not-for-profit institutions with a record as international development promoter agents, including: universities, research centres, public offices and NGOs.

Priority areas:

  • Student employability and competitiveness
  • Research and development
  • Social innovation and inclusion

Who could benefit from the Institutional Links and Newton Impact Scheme call?

Principal investigators willing to develop research projects with Mexican counterparts based in non-for profit institutions.

Priority areas:

  • Energy
  • Agritech
  • Health
  • Sustainable mobility
  • Smart cities
  • Education
  • Information and communication technology
  • Sustainable development

Please note that there are limited places available.

Register your place

For further information, please contact danielle.bertrand@sheffield.ac.uk.