Millions of pounds awarded to tackle barriers to student success

March 10, 2017 | by Rachel Clarke

Projects to tackle barriers to student success led by Alliance universities working in partnership with other education providers have been awarded millions of pounds. HEFCE announced that 17 proje...

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Predicted population distribution of the UK by 2039

Making lifelong learning a reality – key facts

February 23, 2017 | by Joshua Hastings

Our report Lifelong Learning: Ladder and Lifeline makes recommendations on how to make lifelong learning a reality so that people can benefit from education and training throughout their lives. The...

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Providing answers to the remotest questions

February 16, 2017 | by Rachel Clarke

I’m stuck on a question… These days, perhaps the quickest way to an answer is to pull out my mobile phone. We all take for granted the almost limitless knowledge […]

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Alliance universities and global challenges – key facts

February 7, 2017 | by Gabriel Huntley

Our report UK Research and Innovation Overseas: A snapshot of University Alliance provides an overview of Alliance institutions’ activity in developing countries and focused on tackling global chal...

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New Year Honours: Awards for Alliance universities’ staff and students past and present

January 4, 2017 | by Rachel Clarke

We are delighted that so many staff and students from Alliance universities have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Our former Chair, Professor Steve West, received a [&hel...

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Capturing Chernobyl’s growing wildlife

December 22, 2016 | by Dr Mike Wood

“Chernobyl” – to many this word evokes images of nuclear devastation, a post-apocalyptic world accentuated by the decaying remains of human settlement.  Films, books and computer games have all dra...

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UA Christmas card competition 2016 winner revealed

December 8, 2016 | by Joshua Hastings

Students and staff at Alliance universities have been showcasing their artistic talents in this year’s annual Christmas card design competition. We’re happy to announce our winner – Diana Cirlig, a...

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Getting smart on innovation and growth

December 6, 2016 | by Tom Frostick

Alliance universities view Smart Specialisation and the pursuit of innovation-led regional growth and prosperity as part of their institutional mission. In our Creating innovative regions report, p...

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Wonderland: the art of becoming human

November 29, 2016 | by Dr Amanda Ravetz

We are sitting at the edge of row J in the Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA. The winning film for the Utopia category in the AHRC Research In Film Awards 2016 […]

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Alliance universities’ impact in research and employer engagement leads to prestigious awards

November 25, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke

It was a successful night for Alliance universities as three institutions took home awards at the prestigious Times Higher Education awards ceremony recognising the impact they are having at home a...

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