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Learning as a researcher: University of Portsmouth

September 20, 2016

Research-Based Learning module The University of Portsmouth wanted to use a specific unit to develop transferable skills in students (teamwork, problem solving, communication skills). However, this...

Integrating research-based learning across the university: University of Lincoln

September 20, 2016

Student as Producer The University of Lincoln’s Student as Producer initiative aims to reconnect universities’ core activities of teaching and research by encouraging students at all le...

RIT and employability: Kingston University

September 20, 2016

Employer Insights Module A Kingston University course module is connecting teaching and research by bringing students in to the heart of industry. Associate Professor Dr Deborah Anderson devised Em...

Research-informed teaching case studies

September 20, 2016

Research-informed teaching (RIT) can take different forms. As the following case studies indicate, RIT offers many benefits to students, staff and higher education institutions as a whole. The case...

Promoting staff-student collaboration: Nottingham Trent University

September 20, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke

Scholarship Projects for Undergraduate Researchers (SPUR) Scholarship Projects for Undergraduate Researchers (SPUR) is a Nottingham Trent University initiative which provides bursaries for undergra...

Adapting buildings for future climate change – conference June 2017

September 15, 2016

ADAPTBUILD International conference on adapting buildings for future climate change and renewable energy: An integrated approach to low energy housing Teesside University, 28-30 June 2017 AdaptBuil...

Going Global 2017: Reciprocal Partnership

September 13, 2016

University Alliance is a reciprocal partner for the British Council’s Going Global Summit 2017, taking place on 22-24 May in London. A call for proposals at the annual two and a […]

UA responds to the PM’s new education reform proposals

September 9, 2016

Commenting on the package of education reforms announced today by the Prime Minister Theresa May, including a requirement for universities who want to charge higher fees to establish a new […]

Coventry Observer: University vice-chancellor elected as new chair of University Alliance

September 9, 2016

Coverage of the election of Professor John Latham (Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University) as the new chair of University Alliance has appeared in the Coventry Observer. You can read our full [&hel...

UA Position paper: Higher Education & Research Bill

September 5, 2016

Our University Alliance position paper on the Higher Education & Research Bill has been published ahead of the House of Commons Bill Committee taking evidence this week. Professor Quintin McKel...