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Graduate sought for crunchy critter cuisine research project

Academics at Nottingham have an unusual challenge on their plate and just might need a helping...

Prestigious prize win for Hull

Research into £150bn slave trade wins the University of Hull The Queen's Anniversary Prize

Bath researchers recognised by ESRC

Two Bath University researchers have been recognised as Future Research Leaders by ESRC

Royal honours for Alliance universities

Four Alliance universities recognised in the Queen's Anniversary Prizes for outstanding excell...

Theory in practice

Offering teaching staff the chance to study for an MA has many worthwhile benefits, says Joann...

Plymouth wins sector-first award for SME support

Plymouth University is first UK higher education institution to win national accreditation for...

Sector reacts to HE Green Paper

The long-awaited government document announces a shake-up of the UK higher education system

Macat launches largest-ever critical thinking study

Online learning provider works with University of Cambridge to find skills required in graduat...

HEFCE 'blunder' over state vs private school degree passes

The Higher Education Funding Council for England has made a crucial error in its latest report...

Taking ownership of IP

The Francis Crick Institute: The search for gold and intellectual property

Valuing outputs and impacts in university research

The focus on 'real life' has changed how researchers view their work, says Sarah Hainsworth

In the name of extreme research

Motivation is just the tip of the iceberg for University lecturer Dr Nathan Smith

Leeds Beckett tackles obesity issue

Experts at Leeds Beckett will investigate how to best support local authorities to tackle the ...

Huddersfield committed to gender equality in STEM careers

University granted an Athena Swan Bronze Award for top progress in gender equality

University recognised for teaching quality

The University of Bedfordshire has one of the highest percentages for a UK university of acade...

Sheffield one of the UK's leading 'Music Cities'

Sheffield has potential to be the UK's leading Music City, according to a new report

Rickshaws part of London street vision

Coventry University student's vision for London rickshaw aims to ease city congestion

University Alliance takes the initiative with DTA

University Alliance has today launched a new kind of doctoral programme for the 21st Century

Plymouth Uni studies how parents choose child's education

New research explores the challenges parents face when choosing secondary schools in Plymouth

Better buildings make for better students

Study from UWS reveals new secondary school buildings improve learning

Two thirds of UK students say facilities key for uni choice

New AUDE study delves into the student experience and how important university facilities are

Plymouth goes ping-pong!

Liquid nitrogen and ping-pong balls collide in the name of science at Plymouth University

Plymouth boost for MARS mission

The University is backing new research ship 'MARS' to make historic crossing of the Atlantic

Stand up and be counted

Loughborough study reveals standing desks in schools could help tackle sedentary behaviour

York to head world-leading digital creativity centre

The University of York is to lead an £18m Digital Creativity Hub to spark a revolution in digi...

Boosting university entrepreneurs with SETsquared

Business incubator SETsquared is shortlisted for a top award for work in nurturing a new gener...

3-D camera tech for Bath

EPSRC helps the University of Bath explore how 3D camera technology could be used to locate la...

Buckinghamshire study shows lack of PE teacher confidence

Conference responds to new research findings that primary PE teachers feel unqualified and wan...

Coventry exposes challenges for disabled

A new project explores how well Europe's workplaces are adapted for disabled people

Careers guidance drives economic growth

Careers England has launched its latest policy paper: The Economic Benefits of Careers Guidanc...

Bedfordshire academic working to prevent learner 'fragility'

Educators must prepare for the shift into the technological age to counteract learner 'fragili...

Oxbridge graduates teaching in state schools doubles

New research from Sutton Trust shows significant difference between state and independent teac...

Engineering IS open to women says BCU

A university initiative proved to 12 and 13 year-old girls that engineering can be an enjoyab...

Creating a thriving research environment

Universities must create the right culture for researchers to thrive, says Ann MacLarnon

Bath to create UK's first centre for evolution research

The University of Bath is to launch a centre for evolution research, following the largest eve...

Can smartphones help keep track of alcohol consumption?

Academics at Edge Hill University have used smartphones to find the reasons why alcohol consum...

Plymouth funding boost for music health aid

Partnership awarded funding to study impact of music making on people with barriers to communi...

Getting kids moving

Academics at Leeds Beckett University are seeking primary schools to take part in their Gettin...

Plymouth to play key role in social science festival

Plymouth University agrees to play enhanced role in ESRC Festival of Social Science

Improved communication skills boost academic performance

Pupil's academic performance can improve by almost a fifth, with just one weekly lesson which ...