Research with impact
The UK is world-leading in research and innovation. In the fast evolving world we live in, the knowledge we create makes a real difference. We are passionate about the world-class research we develop and support.
We must maintain our competitive advantage. We will work with Government and other sector bodies to make the case for continued investment in research and innovation.
The use of academic research to tackle problems in developing countries is an important aspect of international development. It informs policy and practice overseas and directly assists people in extreme […]
University Alliance today publishes a snapshot of the varied work of its member institutions with developing countries to tackle global challenges and inform policy and practice. In the context of […]
A year ago academics from across Alliance universities assembled in London to embark on an exciting new journey together. The Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) – the largest doctoral training partnership […]
On the first anniversary of launching its Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) programme, University Alliance is teaming up with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) on a major new collaboration to provide […]
Commenting on the Independent Review of the Research Excellence Framework led by Lord Stern, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “We are pleased that Lord Stern recommends that the […]
Warren Frost, a first year student studying aerospace engineering from Sheffield Hallam University, has won the overall Telegraph UK STEM Award, taking home the £25,000 prize and a place in the […]
University Alliance has responded to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee Inquiry into the future of Innovate UK. Our submission was cited in a letter from the Lords […]
University Alliance responded to the Government’s Call for Ideas on the National Innovation Plan in April 2016. You can read our recommendations by clicking on the document image or here.
How do you build, nurture and engage a brand new community if everyone in it is busy and not always in the same place at the same time? It’s a […]
Our chief executive, Maddalaine Ansell, writes for Research Professional on how bringing innovation funding into Research UK could harm our efforts to give businesses the support they most need. ‘Innovate UK is […]