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Brief Biography of Partner

The University of Warwick is ranked within the top 10 of UK Universities and ranked 51st in the world overall. It also ranked 80th in the world in the latest Times Higher Education World Rankings and 9th in the world for Universities under 50 years old. The results of the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) reiterate Warwick’s position as one of the UK’s leading research Universities, with Warwick ranked at 7th overall in the UK (based on multi-faculty institutions) with its research being deemed world-leading or internationally excellent.

Warwick is also a leading University in terms of EU funding. Since the start of Horizon 2020 in 2014, Warwick has been part of 114 projects engaging all of the university’s faculties and won several awards for this research. The University has been similarly successful in the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions with 54 funded projects, including 11 Innovative Training Networks (ITNs), 34 Individual Fellowships (IFs), 8 Research and Innovation Staff Exchanges and 1 COFUND (led by Warwick’s Institute for Advanced Studies).

Partner’s Role in the SUNRISE project

Within the SUNRISE project, the University of Warwick manages research ethics and data protection issues by examining the social, ethical and legal issues in the project’s work to ensure it takes a responsible research and innovation approach.