Reducing the impact of construction on the environment

February 12, 2015 | by Samuel Roberts

Oxford Brookes University A collaboration between Oxford Brookes and the construction industry has resulted in an environmental profiling system that enables designers and constructors to select ma...

Grand designs for the eco-buildings of the future

February 12, 2015 | by Samuel Roberts

University of Lincoln New design tools and award-winning sustainable architecture created by researchers at the University of Lincoln are helping the construction industry reduce the massive enviro...

Bridges for more effective post-stroke care

February 12, 2015 | by Samuel Roberts

Kingston University ‘Bridges’ – a new programme developed by researchers at Kingston University – is helping individuals who have experienced a stroke to take control of their long-term progress an...

Changing healthcare for the better through user-led design research

February 12, 2015 | by Samuel Roberts

Coventry University Research at Coventry University has helped 200 companies and organisations to deliver 150 new health products and services since 2007. The team maximises the input and involveme...

Bringing 3D animation to life

February 11, 2015 | by Samuel Roberts

Bournemouth University Researchers at Bournemouth University have developed a new method of improving motion blur in filming to produce higher quality images.  The method has been implemented by fi...

A quiet delivery for the annual HEFCE Grant Letter

February 3, 2015 | by Maddalaine Ansell

The annual HEFCE Grant Letter sidled out of BIS without much fanfare last Friday. We are not sure why it came out so quietly when there is so much to […]

Universities’ regional roots nourishing growth

January 26, 2015 | by Maddalaine Ansell

I can’t remember a time when I didn’t find the idea of university inspirational.  Cambridge, the home of my nearest university in the days before the 1992 Education Act, was […]

Science and research – the first election hustings?

January 16, 2015 | by Rachel Clarke

A subject very close to our hearts was trending in London on Twitter on Wednesday night. Anyone whose curiosity had been stirred by the steady climb of #casedebate15 to the […]

International students welcome here

January 7, 2015 | by Professor Steve West

This May, the country will go to the polls to elect a new parliament. If we believe the old saying that a week in politics is a long time, then […]

Check out our REF2014 Map of Alliance research excellence

December 19, 2014 | by Sam Jones

The results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework show that Alliance universities have seen a major increase in their share of world class and internationally excellent research. Click on the [...