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Female VCs now 29% of new appointments

HEI-know new survey reports growing number of universities appointing female VCs

Researcher to visit 'the end of the world'

Northampton lecturer makes last-minute plans for Antarctic research expedition

University of Bath presents new automotive research plans

Representatives met with the Secretary of State to discuss a proposed world-class research cen...

BCU £500K boost for Birmingham arts

Birmingham City University has picked up £500,000 to help boost Birmingham and Solihull's cult...

Sunderland keeps research excellence status

The University of Sunderland retains top award celebrating support and development of its worl...

Bangor launches Institute for Health and Medical Research

Bangor University launched its new Institute of Health and Medical Research this February

Healthy cities need top universities support

New research by University Alliance finds universities have unique role in making wellbeing pr...

Aston University to develop robotic stem cell factory

Aston University is playing a critical role in an EU project working to produce new therapies ...

University of Leicester wins medical research funds

Research into new drugs at the University of Leicester has been boosted by Medical Research Co...

Coventry academic to research autism

New study to develop UK-first mental health assessments for adults with autism

Wolverhampton academic takes cancer research to Parliament

Research fellow at the University of Wolverhampton to present biomedical research to politicia...

Sunderland VC to advise government on social mobility

University of Sunderland Vice Chancellor Shirley Atkinson to become member of the new Social M...

Bristol launches Enterprise Fund

Funding the future: The University of Bristol's new investment fund aims to help drive innovat...

Leicester lends expertise for food excellence

Fresh-Pak Chilled Foods teams up with University of Leicester to establish centre of excellenc...

Emotional Intelligence in Potential Leaders

Take part in a University of Westminster research study on emotional intelligence

Leeds Trinity to shine a spotlight on mental health

Working with Leeds Mind, the Uni will aim to understand the challenges faced by organisations ...

Proton beam therapy offers exciting career opportunities

The rapidly developing field of accelerator science urgently needs more researchers to design ...

Sutton Trust: HE needs to find 'what works best'

Universities spend £124m a year on disadvantaged pupils, but there is not enough evidence avai...

Plymouth University goes for human powered speed challenge

Engineers planning for 2016 after initial world record attempt

Huddersfield launches vocational training research project

£360K research project to improve the UK's technical and vocational education and training

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