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University of Worcester researchers secures funding to scope socio-ecological research project to monitor streams in belize

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Researchers at the University of Worcester have been awarded a scoping grant from a prestigious government science fund. Dr Rachael Carrie and Dr Alan Dixon, in collaboration with the Natural History Museum, hope to launch a research project in Belize …

Southampton Solent University amongst CREST institutions to secure funding from Creative Europe

Art and design graduates from Southampton Solent University will benefit from a new international career scheme thanks to £200,000 funding from Creative Europe. The 18 month project, led by the School of Art and Design at the University, will bring …

Solar scientists at Glyndŵr University chosen to lead UK space mission programme

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The Centre for Solar Energy Research (CSER) at Glyndŵr University’s OpTIC Centre in St Asaph will test its flexible PV solar cells as part of the UK Space Agency’s second CubeSat mission. The AlSat Nano is a joint project between …

An International REF? GuildHE / CREST response to the HEFCE Survey

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GuildHE and CREST have responded to the Higher Education Funding Council for England’s survey about the desirability of an international REF. An international REF_GuildHEandCRESTresponsetoHEFCE_12_11_14

Writtle College helping to transform agricultural training in Uzbekistan

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Writtle College is part of a landmark project to transform the teaching of agriculture in Uzbekistan. The £752,000 EU-financed project over the next three years sees the College working alongside four European partners and five Uzbek universities to re-design the …

Making Futures IV

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The fourth edition of Making Futures will take place on the 17-18 September 2015. Further details of this event will be available soon. Visit the Making Futures archive to view past editions of the conference.

Plymouth College of Art’s Making Futures at Beijing Design Week

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Making Futures, the research platform developed by Plymouth College of Art exploring the future of contemporary craft and designer-maker practices as ‘change agents’ in 21st century society, particularly in relation to global environmental and sustainability issues, and social innovation and …

The Benefits of Brussels: Opportunities and Challenges for European HE

Building on the success of last year’s conference on “European university cooperation in the era of globalisation” the UK Higher Education Unit is once again partnering with DAAD and Institut Français to bring you this conference focusing on the opportunities …

University of Chichester academic wins fellowship at Huntington to unearth history of British novelist


A lecturer from the University of Chichester has been given a one-off opportunity to study at a leading institution after topping an international competition. Reader in English Literature Dr Fiona Price was named alongside just 150 scholars to be awarded …

University of Cumbria researchers win grant to help protect snow leopard population

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The future of the snow leopard may seem far removed from life in rainy Britain, but researchers at the University of Cumbria have just secured a grant for research to help preserve the species in southern Kazakhstan. A Snow Leopard …

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