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 B&BBO Chairs UnILiON Meeting on New Foreign Interference Plan


This week our office had the pleasure of co-chairing a UnILiON joint meeting between the International Cooperation and the  Horizon Europe Working Groups. 


The session brought participants and university representatives from all over Europe to discuss and analyse the European Commission's recently implemented plan for higher education institutions to approach foreign interference.  

Learn more about the Commissions new 'toolkit' below. 

The Universities of Bristol and Bath Receive ERC Grants

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Join us at congratulating 7 researchers from partners at the Universities of Bristol and Bath, which recently received European Research Council Grants for their work. 

Three professors at the University of Bristol received grants totalling €8 million to help accelerate their research on climate impacts, UK borders, and designing the optimal physical education programme for children. 

University of Bath staff also received a total of around €5.5 million for their projects to explore menstrual justice, processing of smart porous electro-ceramic transducers, and more. 

Follow the link below to find out which researchers were awarded what, and the technicalities behind their work.

University of Bath Student & Alumni Networking Event

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Are you a graduate, student or friend of the University of Bath in Brussels?

Join the Bristol & Bath Brussels Office and the University's International Relations Office from 18:00 on Wednesday 18th May at W XYZ Bar of the Aloft Hotel near Schuman for a networking event.

The informal #afterwork drinks will provide an opportunity to meet each other and hear the latest from the University, as well as about the work of the B&BBO.

There is no charge for the event and a free drink will be provided.

Please register below now - we look forward to seeing you soon!

Bristol Joins the Cities Mission

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Congratulate Bristol for having been selected to be a part of Horizon Europe's Cities Mission!

With our office's and the Bristol City Council's support the city joins over 100 European cities looking to become carbon neutral.

The 'Mission Cities' will collaborate and receive assistance from the European Commission and the Net Zero Cities project to accelerate the carbon neutral revolution. 

Find out more about the Cities Mission, and stakeholder thoughts below.

Bathonians in Brussels Interview -  Haoming Wang

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Meet Haoming!

Haoming is an electrical power and engineering student who previously studied at the University of Bath, in China and now Belgium, which has given him the opportunity to experience many different cultures and cities throughout his studies. 

Find out more about Haoming's experiences, opinions on the cities he lived in and culture shocks he's encountered on our Blog.