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New model for alumni engagement improves understanding of managing money

May 16, 2017 | by Professor Janette Rutterford

The under-40s are less financially capable than their elders, according to recent research. Many people are taking on financial risks without realising the implications and 16% of us are unable [&h...

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International Green Gown Award Winner

Mobilising Bristol’s students to create a greener future

May 5, 2017 | by Professor Jim Longhurst

A joint project between Bristol’s two universities and the local community has won an International Green Gown Award in recognition of its work to pave the way for a more […]

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Innovating Future Business 2017

Innovating Future Business 2017: Welcome the entrepreneurs

April 28, 2017 | by Joshua Hastings

Innovating Future Business is an enterprise competition encouraging innovative, forward-thinking business ideas, open to students from Alliance universities.  With over 1,000 graduate start-ups com...

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IFB17 Investors

Innovating Future Business 2017: Introducing the investors

April 28, 2017 | by Joshua Hastings

Innovating Future Business is an enterprise competition encouraging innovative, forward-thinking business ideas, open to students from Alliance universities.  With over 1,000 graduate start-ups com...

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DTA students

Opening doors to new ways of research collaboration

April 24, 2017 | by Joshua Hastings

Recently, students on our Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) programme travelled from their home institutions across the UK to London. The DTA Energy researchers headed to the Energy Institute, befor...

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Lavinia Alexoiu – Winner of the Building Bright Ideas competition 2016

Top tips for pitching your business idea

April 13, 2017 | by Justyna Turner

Do you have a great business idea you want to share with the world? Before you go shouting about it from the rooftops, ensure that you maximise the opportunity by […]

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Unlocking the secrets of the humble aspirin pill

April 10, 2017 | by Professor Janusz Jankowski

How often when you have a headache do you reach for the aspirin bottle lurking at the back of your bathroom medicine cabinet? Aspirin was originally derived from the bark […]

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Research with impact

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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