Almost 140 universities, colleges, local councils and NHS bodies have started work as part of the new Local Growth Academy – a unique programme designed to build stronger collaboration at the local level.
HEFCE has issued a request for evidence on existing good practice and key issues in research contracting.
An election period will begin from midnight today (21 April) and run till the general election on the 8 June.
A new study captures insights into the interaction of search firms with higher education institutions.
HEFCE is running a series of workshops to support effective implementation and foster an environment of continuous improvement, as part of our broader, thematic work on specific areas of practice.
The effective evaluation of interdisciplinary work and its challenges has been an issue I have discussed, talked and written about – in other words wrestled with – for many years. It is widely accepted that this is an area fraught with complexity, but a critically important one in supporting a healthy and diverse research base.
To nurture students experiencing disadvantage we need to support them to challenge limiting mindsets.
Employability is a term that dominates discussion of higher education, but is frequently subject to misunderstanding. Current developments in this area promise to deliver richer and more meaningful information to enhance understanding of how integral employability activity is to supporting students through their studies and on into the labour market.
Despite many positive reports about the benefits of outreach activity, we lack strong evidence about the impact and cost-effectiveness of different approaches.