Nora de Leeuw

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Images of Research

Posted on 3 January 2018 by Nora de Leeuw

The annual Doctoral Academy event, Images of Research, delivered again a visually captivating and truly inspiring display of the breadth and exceptional quality of research being undertaken at our University. What I also witnessed were lively conversations between our early career researchers across the disciplines, academic staff and professional services. The Doctoral Academy has a
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EU grant landmark passed

Posted on 14 March 2017 by Nora de Leeuw

I am delighted to note that we have passed a significant landmark in our drive to establish collaborative research activities with partners around Europe and the world. The Vice-Chancellor opened an event at the Hadyn Ellis Building on 9 March to showcase our EU and International research, and celebrate receiving our 50th grant from the
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Images of Research

Posted on 3 February 2017 by Nora de Leeuw

Cardiff University Doctoral Academy has been operational since the start of the current academic year and I recently had the pleasure of attending their ‘Images of Research’ event. This is a truly unique event that brings our postgraduate community together, including researchers, academic staff and professional services. The event was the culmination of a University
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The future of UK research and scholarship: a panel debate

Posted on 6 December 2016 by Nora de Leeuw

Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub organised a panel session on 11 November at CUBRIC to explore ideas about how best to pursue European and other international collaborations in a post-Brexit world. I was one of five invited panellists, with Professor Peter Halligan, Chief Executive of the Learned Society of Wales, moderating the session. Professor Richard
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Building partnerships with India

Posted on 16 November 2016 by Nora de Leeuw

Professor Nora de Leeuw, Pro Vice-Chancellor, International and Europe with Vice-Chancellor of BITS Pilani, Professor Souvik Bhattacharyya – 05 November 2016 The Indian higher education system is set to face an unprecedented transformation over the coming decade, with tens of millions of new university places required to meet the needs of the fast growing young
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Proud to be International

Posted on 27 October 2016 by Nora de Leeuw

Universities across the UK are backing a campaign to ensure that their international students, staff and activities receive the recognition that their contributions deserve. #WeAreInternational started at Sheffield University in 2013 but has been relaunched in light of the EU referendum vote and now has the backing of more than 100 UK universities, including ourselves
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Top awards for international researcher mobility

Posted on 3 March 2016 by Nora de Leeuw

Looking through the list of awards to Cardiff University from the Horizon 2020 programme, I was delighted to see four new European Fellowships awarded from the 2015 call for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships – very prestigious two-year research fellowships for internationally mobile researchers. The School of Physics and Astronomy scored a hat trick with three
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Week 3 … China

Posted on 15 January 2015 by Nora de Leeuw

I arrived at the University on 5 January as the new PVC for International and Europe.  If you’d like to read a bit more about me and my history have a look at the blas article which went out last year. I spent my first week settling into my new surroundings and meeting a variety
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