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Continuing the conversation between Emma Hardy MP and Professor Jane Harrington, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Greenwich 

July 6, 2020 | by Professor Jane Harrington and Emma Hardy MP

The Covid-19 crisis should be an opportunity to re-examine how we deliver education, and, as was discussed recently ‘in conversation with Emma Hardy MP’ at the University Alliance Summit, a […]

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Polling the public to inform our strategic planning to the recovery response

June 12, 2020 | by Vanessa Wilson

The coronavirus pandemic has touched just about every aspect of our lives and it is certain that we will witness lasting economic, social, cultural and health implications for decades to […]

The importance of listening to businesses in developing degree apprenticeships

February 6, 2020 | by Professor Quintin McKellar CBE

Since degree apprenticeships were introduced in 2015, Alliance universities across the country have embraced the opportunity to drive skills development and collaboration with businesses. We work w...

Realising the benefits of the KEF through collaboration

February 5, 2020 | by Rosemary Nunn

The KEF affords universities an opportunity to highlight the impact of Knowledge Exchange, but at Greenwich and across University Alliance, we believe its true social, economic and environmental be...

The DTA is Intersectoral- Part 4

January 27, 2020 | by Matilda Embling- Communications and Engagement Officer, University Alliance

Dr Vladimir Vukovic, Deputy Director of the Energy research stream within UA’s Doctoral Training Alliance relates his experience working across both academia and industry, and the benefits this has...

The DTA is Intersectoral- Part 3

January 20, 2020 | by Matilda Embling- Communications and Engagement Officer, University Alliance

UCLan DTA3 researcher, Arantza Cobela Garcia, discusses her research and how the Doctoral Training Alliance has helped her apply it to real world problems, crossing the boundary between academia an...

The DTA is Intersectoral- Part 2

January 14, 2020 | by SreeHarsha Bandaru, DTA Energy Researcher, The University of Portsmouth

Doctoral Training Alliance researcher SreeHarsha Bandaru writes about his experience of crossing the divide between academia and industry, at the Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp, and how being part of ...

The DTA is Intersectoral- Part 1

January 6, 2020 | by Matilda Embling- Communications and Engagement Officer, University Alliance

In part one of the series hear from two of our researchers on their experience working with industry and the benefits this has brought to their academic careers. Read more »

Regional Investment, European Funding and Defining Value: The Future Challenges for Research

December 18, 2019 | by Vanessa Wilson- CEO University Alliance

This blog was initially published by Research Fortnight.  The new government’s agenda poses universities some existential questions, says Vanessa Wilson A December election was always going t...

British Academy join our call to look beyond salary-led definitions of value

December 4, 2019 | by Harriet Barnes- Head of Policy, The British Academy

With a potential future Conservative government threatening to tackle “low-value” degrees, what do we actually mean by “value” when it comes to Higher Education and how we can avoid being led astra...