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Unlocking the secrets of the humble aspirin pill

April 10, 2017 | by Rachel Clarke
How often when you have a headache do you reach for the aspirin bottle lurking at the back of your bathroom medicine cabinet? Aspirin was originally derived from the bark […]

Setting out to explore new frontiers of collaboration

October 3, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke
A year ago academics from across Alliance universities assembled in London to embark on an exciting new journey together. The Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) – the largest doctoral training partnership […]

University Alliance response to the Stern Review

July 28, 2016
Commenting on the Independent Review of the Research Excellence Framework led by Lord Stern, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “We are pleased that Lord Stern recommends that the […]

How thinking differently helped to win prestigious award

July 8, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke
Warren Frost, a first year student studying aerospace engineering from Sheffield Hallam University, has won the overall Telegraph UK STEM Award, taking home the £25,000 prize and a place in the […]

National Innovation Plan

June 20, 2016
University Alliance responded to the Government’s Call for Ideas on the National Innovation Plan in April 2016. You can read our recommendations by clicking on the document image or here.

How to build your tribe

April 8, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke
How do you build, nurture and engage a brand new community if everyone in it is busy and not always in the same place at the same time?  It’s a […]