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Applications open for Royal Society’s pairing scheme

February 8, 2016

Do you get frustrated about the use of evidence in government policy making? Do you want to increase the policy impact of your research? Take part in the Royal Society’s […]

University Alliance responds to UCAS January deadline statistical release

February 4, 2016

Commenting on the UCAS January deadline statistical release, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Making university education available to everyone who can benefit is ...

Health networks & partnerships: Teaming up in the community

February 3, 2016

Greenwich continually strives to make a strong impact on the communities it serves. The innovative partnership between the university and Charlton Athletic Football Club, launched in 2014, is at th...

Going Global 2016

January 28, 2016

University Alliance is one of the British Council’s Reciprocal Partners for this year’s Going Global summit, taking place in May in Cape Town, South Africa. Going Global is an annual […]

Research: Software ‘watches’ patients’ vital signs and save lives

January 28, 2016

A clinical system that is used in a handheld device such as an iPad or smartphones ‘watches’ patients’ vital signs, saving almost 800 lives in its first year. The Learning […]

CPD: End of life care Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

January 28, 2016

A free online course supports health and social care workers in providing palliative or end of life care.  Sheffield Hallam University partnered with St Luke’s Hospice to launch the free [&he...

Teaching & training: Meeting the workforce needs of local healthcare community

January 28, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke

The University of Lincoln is producing new generations of nurses to meet the workforce needs of its local healthcare community. Almost 100 new nurses began work on the wards of […]

Integration of Innovate UK into Research UK consultation workshop

January 27, 2016

At the Spending Review (Autumn 2015) the Government announced that it would be taking forward the recommendations of the Nurse review and introduce a new body – Research UK – […]

University Alliance: Higher Education Green Paper response

January 15, 2016

University Alliance today issues its response to the government’s Green Paper, Fulfilling Our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice. Read our response in full here (PDF...

Wonkhe: Level playing fields are better than handicaps

January 11, 2016

Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell recently had a blog published by Wonkhe on what is needed to ensure more students from disadvantaged backgrounds access and succeed in higher education. “The...