News Stories

Friday 28 April 2017

UGPN RCF Call for Proposals 2017

The University Global Partnership Network is pleased to announce the sixth call for proposals to the Research Collaboration Fund (RCF).


Thursday 2 March 2017

UGPN Annual Conference 2017

The UGPN Annual Conference 2017 will bring together staff from across the network to discuss international research synergies, mobility opportunities, collaborative projects and global research challenges across a three day event in São Paulo, Brazil.  


Monday 13 June 2016

Fifth round of Research Collaboration Fund projects announced

The fifth round of Research Collaboration Fund (RCF) projects has been announced for 2016.


Wednesday 9 March 2016

Fifth call for proposals to the UGPN Research Collaboration Fund

The fifth call for the UGPN Research Collaboration Fund (RCF) is now open.


Tuesday 8 March 2016

UGPN Annual Conference 2016

The UGPN Annual Conference focuses on research synergies, mobility opportunities and interdisciplinary research tackling global problems. 


Thursday 12 November 2015

The University of Wollongong joins the UGPN

Leading Australian higher education institution, the University of Wollongong, has joined the University of Surrey, North Carolina State University and The University of São Paulo as the fourth partner in the University Global Partnership Network (UGPN).


Wednesday 14 October 2015

UGPN Doctoral Seminar 2015


Wednesday 1 July 2015

UGPN Research Collaboration Fund Awards 2015

We are pleased to announce the awards for the fourth call of the UGPN Research Collaboration Fund. 


Thursday 14 May 2015

UGPN March Conference 2015

UGPN Conference held at North Carolina State University, US, March 2015


Tuesday 17 February 2015

Fourth Call for Proposals to the UGPN Research Collaboration Fund grants announced

The University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) is pleased to announce the fourth Call for Proposals to the UGPN Research Collaboration Fund.


Friday 11 July 2014

UGPN Collaborative Fund Awards 2014


Monday 24 March 2014

Third Call for Proposals to the UGPN Research Collaboration Fund grants announced

The University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) is pleased to announce the third Call for Proposals to the UGPN Research Collaboration Fund. The fund will support up to eight (8) projects based upon scientific and scholarly merit of proposals and the availability of resources.


Friday 7 March 2014

UGPN Conference at Surrey focuses on One Health

A UGPN (University Global Partnership Network) conference was held at Surrey from Wednesday 26th to Friday 28th February. 


Wednesday 17 July 2013

Surrey Honorary Degree awarded to Professor Adnei Melges de Andrade

Prof Adnei Melges de Andrade was awarded the Degree of Doctor of the University Honoris Causa by the University of Surrey on 17 July 2013, recognising his instrumental role in founding the University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) with North Carolina State University and the University of Surrey.


Monday 4 March 2013

Second round of Research Collaboration Fund grants announced

The UGPN Executive Committee is pleased to announce the funded proposals from the 2013 round of bids to the Research Collaboration Fund. Eight out of 18 proposals submitted were selected for funding after an evaluation process across the three universities. The UGPN Fund is designed to support high quality research collaboration across the partner universities—North Carolina State University, University of São Paulo, and the University of Surrey.

The value of the awards is US$10,000 per partner institution to support substantive engagement that leads to high quality outputs, such as international research training for graduate students or early career faculty, joint papers from collaborative research, or joint research bids.

For a full list of the eight successful proposals, please see the table below:

 

Title of Project

Collaborators

(S) - Surrey

(NC) – NC State University

(USP) – University of Sao Paulo

TRILATERAL:  Surrey—USP--NC State

On the Influence of Norms and Sanctions on Socio-technical Systems Governance – An Agent-based Simulation Approach

Nigel Gilbert, Tina Balke (S); Munindar Singh (NC); Jaime S. Sichman, Luis Nardin (USP)

Clinical Data Validated Mathematical Models of HCV Infection Dynamics: An Interdisciplinary Approach for the Prevention, Treatment and Control of HCV Infection

Philip Aston (S); Hien Tran (NC); Aluisio Segurado (USP)

Demonstration and scaling-up project: First steps towards developing a global public health surveillance program to reduce the burden of bacterial pathogens in food animals

Roberto La Ragione (S); Maria Correa, Sid Thakur (NC); Andrea Micke Moreno (USP)

BILATERAL:  Surrey--USP

Telling the truth to patients and families in chronic illness situations: experiences in Brazil and the United Kingdom

Anne Arber (S); Margareth Angelo (USP)

Developing a Sociology for Early Childhood: advances and challenges with particular reference to the role of institutions in young children’s lives

Jo Moran-Ellis (S); Maria Letícia Barros, Pedroso Nascimento (USP)

BILATERAL:  NC State--Surrey

Harnessing fluid-structure interaction in wind power and sustainable air transport

Joseba Murua (S); Ashok Gopalarathnam (NC)

BILATERAL:  USP--NC State

Animal Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Network

Jorge Piedrahita (NC); Carlos Eduardo Ambrosio (USP)

Developing predictive mesoscale models for peptoids and their interactions

Erik Santiso (NC); Fernando Luís Barroso da Silva (USP)