From education to employment

Twinning one year on: Full list of 33 UK-Ukraine twinning partnerships


The full list of awardee partnerships, correct as of 28 March 2023

  • Anglia Ruskin University – Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University: Improving the Quality of Doctoral Supervisory Training: Capacity Building Workshops
  • Bath Spa University – Academician Stepan Demianchuk International University of Economics and Humanities (IUEH): ‘I Vote for Peace’: Collaboration and Compassion in a Time of War
  • Cardiff University – Zaporizhzhia National Polytechnic University: Zaporizhzhia National Polytechnic University (ZNPU) Capacity Building in Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Durham University – Zaporizhzhia National University: Multidisciplinary approaches to building research capacity and resilience through partnerships during conflict.
  • Edge Hill University – Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University: Transitional Justice Solutions for Human Rights Challenges in War-time Ukraine
  • Lancaster University – National Technical University “Dnipro University of Technology”: Plant-Soil Restoration UUKi Twinning Network
  • Loughborough University – O.M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv (Beketov University): Digital solutions to maximise readiness for postwar reconstruction of the built environment.
  • Newcastle University – The National University of Water and Environmental Engineering (NUWEE): Programme to Enhance Academic Collaboration for Enabling Regenerative Reconstruction in Ukraine (PEACE-R2UK)
  • Queen’s University Belfast – Bory Grinchenko Kyiv University: Migration, Forced Displacement and the Politics of Loss in Ukraine and beyond
  • Royal Agricultural University – Sumy National Agrarian University: Assessing farmland and ecosystems damage in north-eastern Ukraine from the Russian invasion
  • The Glasgow School of Art – Lviv National Academy of Arts (LNAA): Developing and Promoting Sustainable Cultural Heritage in Disaster Contexts
  • University of Birmingham – Ivan Franko National University of Lviv: Twinning for Identity, Sovereignty and Resilience
  • University of East Anglia – Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University (PNU): Preparing the Ground for Reconstruction – Decontaminating Ukraine’s Soil, Eco-Entrepreneurs, and Environmental Journalism
  • University of East London – Cherkasy State Technological University: The Pilot Project – drone enabled participatory evaluation of Ukraine’s war-damaged buildings
  • University of Edinburgh – Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv: Labs4TwinnedResearch – Kyiv and Edinburgh joint research development for the future
  • University of Glasgow – National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA): Kyiv and Glasgow Twinning for Impact: strengthening research capacity through strategic partnership
  • University of Glasgow – Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University (LNMU): Identifying patients at risk of prostate cancer pelvic nodal metastasis 
  • University of Hull – Mariupol State University: Building Research Capacity in Exile: The University of Hull and Mariupol State University partnership
  • University of Leeds – Bukovinian State Medical University (BSMU): Improving care of victims of lower limb trauma in Ukraine
  • University of Leicester – Kremenchuk Mykhailo Ostrohradskyi National University: Developing a five-year roadmap of aerospace, bioengineering, and artificial intelligence twinned research
  • University of Leicester – Poltava State Agrarian University: Traceability in food supply chains for improved global and national competitiveness.
  • University of Liverpool – Sumy State University: UoL-SumDU Collaboration for Digitalisation and Digital Transformation of Ukraine
  • University of London (St George’s) – Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University: Susceptibility of Escherichia coli isolates to a new class of anti-bacterial agent.
  • University of Nottingham – Ukrainian Catholic University: United in Solidarity: UCU-UoN Faculty Collaboration Research Programme
  • University of Portsmouth – Odesa Polytechnic National University: Building a future Ukraine: Collaborative research promoting economic, social and cultural wellbeing. 
  • University of Reading – National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine: Capacity building of Ukrainian researchers for sustainable livelihoods: socio-economic development
  • University of Sheffield – Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute: Building back better: transforming the post-war entrepreneurial ecosystem in Ukraine. 
  • University of St. Andrews – National University of Ostroh Academy: An Ostroh Academy-University of St Andrews Partnership for Advancing the Public Humanities and Building Cultural Resilience in Ukraine.
  • University of Stirling – Odessa State Environmental University: Capacity Building in Earth observation for national water quality assessment (CORNELIA)
  • University of Warwick – Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics, NURE: REWARD: Radio Electronics-Warwick Allied Research and Development 
  • University of West Scotland – Ukranian State University of Railway Transport: Integrated rail freight optimisation in Ukraine: Railway sleepers, rolling stock and logistics
  • University of Wolverhampton – Nizhyn Mykola Gogol State University: Inclusive Education in Ukraine: exploring crisis possibilities, co-developing practice and supporting teachers.
  • University of York – V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University: Kharkiv-York Partnership Towards a Zero Pollution Environment in Post-War Ukraine

Related Articles