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01 December 2017
Work to develop knowledge exchange comparison framework gets under way
Work to develop knowledge exchange comparison framework gets under way

HEFCE has set up a technical advisory group to begin the development of Knowledge Exchange Framework metrics, and is calling for evidence to inform the work of the group.

21 November 2017
Funding bodies confirm shape of REF 2021
Funding bodies confirm shape of REF 2021

Decisions on the Research Excellence Framework provide clarity to the sector on implementation of Lord Stern’s review, following extensive consultation.

14 November 2017
New web tool launched to promote university-business collaboration
New web tool launched to promote university-business collaboration

The online tool has been designed to help businesses find opportunities for collaboration including research, researchers, facilities, equipment, funding and support.

31 October 2017
Research England Council membership announced
Research England Council membership announced

The Board of UK Research and Innovation has confirmed the first members of the Research England Council.

12 October 2017
Universities grow knowledge exchange activity for the benefit of businesses and communities
Universities grow knowledge exchange activity for the benefit of businesses and communities

Knowledge exchange activity on the part of UK universities continued to grow in 2015-16. Income from knowledge exchange in England grew by 3 per cent, with income across the UK reaching a record £4.2 billion in total, according to HEFCE’s annual ‘Higher Education – Business and Community Interaction’ report.