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Why is it important that universities and businesses collaborate?

March 17, 2015 | by John Latham

Too often we start considering this question from one side or the other – emphasizing either the responsibility of the university to undertake such activity or the benefit to the […]

Ensuring our research and innovation ecosystem thrives

March 13, 2015 | by Andrew Wathey

  This week University Alliance has published its report on what is needed to future-proof Britain’s research and innovation ecosystem.   We argue that complex interactions are needed to ensur...

Bringing free law services to the local community

February 17, 2015 | by Samuel Roberts

Northumbria University The University of Northumbria at Newcastle has applied 20 years of research into clinical legal education to pioneer an ambitious and modern educational approach: The Student...

Improving the quality of air we breathe

February 17, 2015 | by Samuel Roberts

University of the West of England Researchers from UWE Bristol have advanced knowledge on the complex connectivity of air quality management actions at the local and national level, leading to [&he...

Creating marine reserves to tackle overfishing

February 17, 2015 | by Samuel Roberts

University of the West of England Research at UWE Bristol has been instrumental in major initiatives to tackle overfishing. These initiatives have been effective both in the UK’s own coastal [&hell...

Emerging technology cutting waste and generating clean energy

February 16, 2015 | by Samuel Roberts

University of South Wales Research into anaerobic digestion processes at the University of South Wales is helping to tackle the energy security and environmental challenges of the 21st Century. As ...

Improving the sustainability and profitability of UK construction

February 16, 2015 | by Samuel Roberts

University of Salford Researchers at the University of Salford are improving the UK construction sector and at the same time helping their partners to deliver greater social and economic benefits. ...

Improving the standards of police interviews

February 16, 2015 | by Samuel Roberts

University of Portsmouth Researchers at the University of Portsmouth have improved the standards of police interviewing, particularly in sensitive investigations such as rape and child abuse. Their...

Bringing flight data analysis into the 21st Century

February 16, 2015 | by Samuel Roberts

University of Portsmouth A University of Portsmouth team has revolutionised how flight data from aircraft flight recorders is analysed. Replacing a manual flight-by-flight analytical system, Portsm...

Complex theoretical mathematics bring virtual reality games to life

February 12, 2015 | by Samuel Roberts

Oxford Brookes University Complex theoretical mathematics at Oxford Brookes University has helped to solve a gaming challenge and deliver a realistic and natural playing experience for Sony’s new W...