07 February 2017
New chair of Office for Students
Acting Director of the Russell Group comments on the announcement of the chair of the Office for Students.
03 February 2017
UKRI Chief Executive
The appointment of someone of Sir Mark Walport's stature and experience role is welcome and we look forward to working with him.
23 January 2017
Industrial Strategy Green Paper 2017
Targeted investment and an industrial strategy that matches the ambitions of our universities are key to generating innovation and expertise.
28 July 2016
Stern Report on the REF
We are pleased that Lord Stern has not suggested a major overhaul of the REF and made suggestions which could help to minimise its burden.
28 July 2016
Open Research Data Concordat
Openness is increasingly important in terms of research and scientific data and will help to maximise the impact of our world-class research.
03 June 2016
Russell Group and the EU
The Russell Group has responded to the Chancellor’s speech about the importance of EU membership to the UK service sector.
16 May 2016
Higher Education white paper and Bill
We share the Government’s desire to strengthen the UK’s world-class higher education and research system.
06 May 2016
HEFCE funding allocations
The relative stability in funding next year is welcome after a period of significant turbulence and in light of upcoming regulatory change.
16 March 2016
Russell Group universities are engines of growth in their regions and will be key partners in the Science and Innovation Audits announced today. The introduction of PhD loan support, alongside existing grant funding, will be welcomed by students and universities alike.
04 March 2016
Grant letter and research allocations
The Russell Group has commented on the HEFCE grant letter and BIS allocations for research funding