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UA responds to Knowledge Exchange Framework advisory group announcement

December 1, 2017

Commenting on the appointment of a technical advisory group to begin the development of the Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) metrics, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said:  ...

Response to Social Mobility Commission State of the Nation 2017 report

November 28, 2017

Commenting on the Social Mobility Commission State of the Nation 2017 report, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “The Social Mobility Commission is right to call for a comp...

THE: Industrial strategy boosts university-industry engagement funding

November 27, 2017

Times Higher Education’s coverage of the Industrial Strategy white paper highlighted the government’s pledge for a key role for universities in regional growth and commitment to increas...

UA responds to the Industrial Strategy white paper

November 27, 2017

Commenting on the Industrial Strategy white paper, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Alliance universities are key delivery partners for industrial strategy – spurring in...

Research Fortnight: Focused funding needs strong foundations

November 23, 2017

Following the 2017 Budget, Tom Frostick, Policy & Programmes Manager (Research & Innovation) for University Alliance has written a blog for Research Fortnight. “It has been a big week...

In the news: All academics with ‘major research responsibility’ in REF 2021

November 23, 2017

HEFCE recently published final decisions on how the REF 2021 exercise will work. The publication confirms that all staff with significant responsibility for research must be entered into the REF, w...

University Business: Review 2017

November 21, 2017

Our chief executive Maddalaine Ansell spoke to University Business to give her review of the past year in HE and what may lie in store for the sector in 2018. […]

UA responds to new REF policy announcements

November 21, 2017

Commenting on new Research Excellence Framework policy announcements, Maddalaine Ansell, Chief Executive of University Alliance, said: “Who should be submitted to the REF and which institutio...

Research Fortnight: REF 2021: mission almost accomplished?

October 24, 2017

Tom Frostick, Policy and Programmes Manager (Research, Innovation and International) at University alliance has written a blog for Research Fortnight about what we can expect from the release of th...

Technical and Professional Excellence: Perspectives on learning and teaching

October 19, 2017

University Alliance today publishes a new collection of essays on teaching excellence, outlining bold new thinking from leaders in higher education. Exploring the themes of innovation and excellenc...