BREXIt partnership paper on science and innovation published

The Westminster Government published a future partnership paper ‘Collaboration and science innovation’  on 6th September 2017. The website states ‘This paper outlines the UK’s objectives for an ambitious science and innovation agreement with the EU. It sets out examples of where the UK sees potential mutual benefit in a close working relationship, exploring precedents for […]

Lessons learnt – impact case studies

Jane Winn, REF Policy manager at St. Andrews University and independent impact consultant (@jane-winn) was a speaker at our recent conference session on impact case studies and the REF. Here she writes about her experiences relating to the development of impact case studies: I have worked in University ‘REF teams’ for the RAE 2008 and […]

HEFCE response to the spending review 2015

HEFCE response to Government Spending Review and Autumn Statement   Professor Madeleine Atkins, HEFCE Chief Executive, said:   ‘The Government’s Autumn Statement and Spending Review recognises the major contribution that higher education makes to a dynamic economy and society.   ‘The real-terms protection of the science ring-fence recognises the world-class research carried out by our […]

Spending Review – article in Times Higher Education

Key points from the article in the Times Higher Education about the spending review effects on research in higher education: Spending review: what it means for higher education Some key points to take away from George Osborne’s speech today and the Treasury’s spending review document The headline cut in the Department for Business, Innovation and […]