Monday 13 June 2016
The fifth round of Research Collaboration Fund (RCF) projects has been announced for 2016.
Wednesday 9 March 2016
The fifth call for the UGPN Research Collaboration Fund (RCF) is now open.
Tuesday 8 March 2016
The UGPN Annual Conference focuses on research synergies, mobility opportunities and interdisciplinary research tackling global problems.
Thursday 12 November 2015
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
Wednesday 1 July 2015
We are pleased to announce the awards for the fourth call of the UGPN Research Collaboration Fund.
Thursday 14 May 2015
UGPN Conference held at North Carolina State University, US, March 2015
Tuesday 17 February 2015
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
Monday 24 March 2014
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
A UGPN (University Global Partnership Network) conference was held at Surrey from Wednesday 26th to Friday 28th February.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
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
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
(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)
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)
Friday 28 September 2012
The University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) is pleased to announce the second Call for Proposals to the UGPN Research Collaboration Fund. This Fund will support high quality research collaborations between researchers at the UGPN partner institutions. The fund will total US$180 000, with each UGPN partner contributing US$60 000.
Thursday 27 September 2012
The UGPN Mini-Conference held at Surrey from Wednesday 12 to Friday 14 September identified a set of priorities for the future work of the network.
The mini-conference began with keynote presentations from each of the UGPN partners. Dr Terri Lomax, Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation at NC State, outlined her university’s approach to research and innovation; Dr Malcolm von Schantz, Interim Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International Relations) and Dr Phil Costen, Bid Support Manager at the University of Surrey, outlined a range of funding opportunities for bilateral and multilateral collaboration; and Professor José Carlos Mierzwa from the University of São Paulo (USP) analysed potential solutions to the problems of water scarcity in urban areas.