01 June 2016
National Innovation Plan ideas
Our universities are a vital part of the UK knowledge base but the country could be more effective in allowing new ideas to develop and grow into commercial success.
18 March 2016
Russell Group universities are exploring how to use apprenticeships to train staff and how they can work with employers to offer degree apprenticeships.
18 February 2016
The future of Innovate UK
Integration of Innovate UK with a new Research UK body has a number of significant risks and challenges that should not be overlooked.
20 November 2015
EU Membership and the Effectiveness of UK Science
Science is a global pursuit and is most effective when ideas and people are mobile across borders. EU membership helps to underpin the competitiveness of our leading universities and the UK economy as a whole.
07 September 2015
Comprehensive Spending Review
Our evidence sets out how investing in world-class research, innovation and higher education will build a resilient economy and create highly-skilled jobs. The positive impacts would be felt immediately and continue to deliver across the country for decades to come.
04 September 2015
Parliamentary inquiry on the science budget
Investment in excellent research should be increased in order for the UK to continue to be internationally competitive and to strengthen the pipeline for growth and jobs.
06 March 2015
Dowling Review of university-business collaboration
Russell Group universities are leaders in establishing long-term multi-dimensional relationships with businesses and contribute out of all proportion to their size on key economic measures.
04 July 2014
BIS consultation on long-term research capital investment
The UK’s position as a world-leader in research, and the benefits that flow from this for the economy and society, will only be maintained if our research-intensive universities have the facilities and equipment needed to compete internationally.
30 June 2014
Government's Science and Innovation Strategy
Our universities lead the world in producing excellent research – we should aim to secure this position of strength for the long-term, maintaining our international competitiveness and paving the way for future economic growth.
30 May 2014
Hauser Review of Catapult Centres
Catapult Centres have the potential to be a significant national asset for the UK if
research excellence is at the heart of their operations and if long-term funding is