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Published April 2015, PDF, 286KB

In November 2014 the International Unit participated in a delegation to India led by Minister for Universities, Science & Cities. The trip included representatives from the UK's higher education sector, a bilateral forum with Indian Minister for Human Resources Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani and the signing of a Statement of Intent between the International Unit and the Association of Indian Universities. As a consequence of this delegation, an inward delegation of Indian Vice-Chancellors took place in March 2015.

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Published March 2015, PDF, 523KB

In September 2014 the Go International programme team, based at the UK Higher Education International Unit (IU), agreed with the UK National Agency for Erasmus+ (the British Council) and the Universities UK International Policy Network to undertake research into the impact of the 2014/15 Erasmus+ grant allocation on higher education institutions across the UK.

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Published March 2015, PDF, 248KB

The European Commission (EC) has recently launched a consultation on the ex-post evaluation of FP7. This is an opportunity to provide feedbackon institutional experiences with EU research funding programmes to EUpolicy-makers and thus to shape current and future funding programmes.The UK HE International Unit will be putting together a sector-wide response.Institutions are asked to provide feedback to this by 18 May. They may also wish to respond to the EC consultation, will close on 22 May.

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Published February 2015, PDF, 262KB

Europe needs long-term, reliable and adequate funding of excellent research by the EU to deliver sustainable growth and jobs and improve our living conditions. In response to the European Commission's proposal for an European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI), we are urging MEPs and governments to swiftly and assertively take steps to protect investment in Horizon 2020. Horizon 2020 is an established and well-functioning growth program for Europe and should not be degraded.

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Published February 2015, PDF, 192KB

Europe needs adequate funding for excellent research by the EU to deliver sustainable growth and jobs and improve the health of people living in Europe. In response to the European Commission's proposal for the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI), we are urging UK MEPs and the UK Government to take steps to protect investment in Horizon 2020.

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